The scheduled maintenance, software upgrades and feature enhancements are complete.
Among other tasks, the following was performed:
1) Upgrade of phpBB (forum software) from 2.0.17 to 2.0.20 [bug fixes and security patches]
2) Upgrade of Coppermine (gallery software) from 1.3.3 to 1.3.5 [bug fixes and security patches]
3) Opened gallery viewing to everyone (login no longer required to view gallery images)
4) Added a gallery RSS feed. Please see RSS Info
for further information.
5) Added a mini-calendar and upcoming events to the forum home page
6) Added a "rotating images" (gallery random images) and a recent gallery additions link to the forum home page. The images change each time the you refresh the forum home page.
7) Added news and quick links section to the forum home page
Thanks to workerofwood, Marky, and Team Nazgul for performing testing.