Danno 61March 29, 2011 in Feature Suggestions
I read a lot on the pro's and con's of using IPB for social networking. I used IPB for a number of years and then stopped simply out of frustration. My main frustration back then was having to modify almost everything. And as soon as you got everything just the way you wanted it, an upgrade would come along. :huh:
I actually took a long break, I am now back. IPB has come a very long way, and it is very impressive. Before coming back I spent at least a few hundred hours (no exaggeration) researching different technologies/platforms on the net. I investigated everything from wordpress to vbulletin. I think I went through at least 30 applications and the end result is that I am back to IPB.
In Social networking the biggest priority to me is the end user and keeping things simple, powerful, and with as few options as possible available (The more options, the more confusing it gets!!!). The next is the member list and it's search features with the ability to deliver real content.
So this is what I would love to see in the next release.
Custom User Fields (when creating or editing) with some additional features like:
...In Social networking the biggest priority to me is the end user and keeping things simple, powerful, and with as few options as possible available (The more options, the more confusing it gets!!!). ...
Wow! I could not agree more, regarding social networking and everything else. Rep to you, Danno.
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