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FusionBB Documentation Goddess
07-13-07 11:11 PM - Post#47035
In this topic:
Activating the FusionBB 404 Error Page.
Editing the Custom Closed Message.
Enabling Access to the site when closed.
Enabling the Small-Screen template for users.
To activate this page, create a .htaccess file on your server to direct 404 errors to the 404.php fusion page.
If you're unsure of how to do that, check out this helpful tutorial at
To edit or customize any of the FusionBB messages, including the "Closed" message, go to:
AdminCP >> Edit >> Inserts >> Edit Closed Insert
Make any changes you like, then click the Edit Inserts button near the bottom of the page.
Note: This area only edits the inserts. To actually display them in your forum, you must enable them.
To turn the inserts on, go to:
AdminCP >> Edit >> Configuration Settings >> General Settings
(check) Use Header Insert
(check) Use Header Tag Insert
(check) Use Top News Insert
(check) Use Footer Insert
(check) Use Rules Insert
It's important that you are able to access the site while it is closed for maintenance. If you've found you aren't able to access it, you can do one of the following--once the site is back open--to ensure that when your site is closed, you can still work on it:
In the config.php file:
'closed_pass' = 'yourpassword',
(Thanks to FBB Moderator Stephen Dolenski and FBB members Chris_N, & Tom Coburn for this topic information!)
FusionBB offers a small-screen template for use on mobile/PDA devices.
To enable this option for your members, go to:
AdminCP >> Users >> User Settings
For your users: Enabling the small-screen template display.
To adjust this setting:
My Fusion >> Display Settings >> User Template
(Thanks to FBB Developer Josh Pettit, FBB Admin Chris Peterson, and FBB member Scorpio for their input on this topic!)