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Zeta - Background error   Technical Issues /Bugs

Started Jun-13 by Unusually Instant (Kidmagnet); 833 views.

Adult chat was opened up when Talk City merged with Delphi Forums so I think that predates Zeta? Anyway the only difference between it and most of my other forums was the mobile preference was set to the older mobile version.

I changed the mobile to Zeta (from classic) early this morning but continue to get the error.

In reply toRe: msg 21

Not working...

BUT I set a Delphi one and...

it's also showing up here despite me NOT setting it there oh and now here too!

HAHAHAHAHA and yours

ok is this just me?


From: gunter


Are you saying your background showed in my forum?

Tech figured out the upload error and looking for a fix.

There's a setting that indicates whether a forum supports image storage.

If you upload a custom header image or a custom brand logo (to use in place of your profile picture), it forces that setting to true.

Uploading a background image honors that setting but does not force it to true.    So uploading a background image in a forum where the host hasn't customized the header will fail.    It's very likely that anyone who's going to upload a background image will already have customized the header, so it will work.

And that's the workaround:   update the header, then you should be able to upload backgrounds.

gunter said:

Are you saying your background showed in my forum?

Yes and I just made a change and it now sports this

As is Paul's

Hopefully it's late enough at night that no one notices  it seems to only last a short time.

gunter said:

Tech figured out the upload error and looking for a fix.

Ahhh! You're explanation makes sense and thank you for the work around the host I have been helping will be happy to continue customizing the theme.

The ability to upload a Delphi background and have it appear on other forms is odd BUT not new! When we were testing the (then) new customizing out I had noticed that my background image uploaded to one forum was showing up on one of my others! I showed Cstar screenshots and we both thought the whole thing must be on my end. Now I know it was not.

In reply toRe: msg 25

Gunter's Forum has Stories enabled and Paul's has a custom Classic theme (there is a conflict between having a custom theme in both Classic and Zeta, Paul's Zeta one is a Delphi stock theme so... I don't know why it is being affected by a background image change on an unrelated forum.

Your backgrounds are now back to normal as well.