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New Release /linkaccount
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Hi everyone, a new command has been introduced to PlanetBeacon.

Questions will be answered below:

Q. What does this do?
A. This feature currently will only display your Minecraft username/head beside all of your posts. In the future we plan to provide much more forum integration, and this will be necessary to do that.

Q. What do I need to do?
A. First off, you must have a forum account. Go to our Minecraft server and type /linkaccount. In chat you will see a button to click. Once you click the button it should open a URL. Click confirm on our website and you're done!
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Q. Why should I do this?
Having your Minecraft username linked to your forum account will help others identify who you are. It will also ensure you are the first to access new forum integration features!
New Release Supporter Rank
Today I am introducing a new "Supporter" rank for the PlanetBeacon forums. This rank signifies your support for the server, and all proceeds will be put toward forum hosting and other forum related expenses.

It doesn't come without perks! Below is a list of all extra perks you get over regular members here.
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  2. 1425038238_DiamondOrange-20.png Supporter Ruby - A custom post rating that only Supporters can give.
  3. Can add profile cover image (250kb size limit)
  4. Edit custom user title message. (Text directly below username)
  5. Bypass flood checks and time limitations for posting/messaging/chatting.
  6. Add 10 members to a conversation. (Default is 5)
  7. The chatbox will save your chat color.
  8. Embed media like youtube videos, ect in your signature.
  9. View a list of users who have received an award. http://planetbeacon.com/index.php?help/medals
  10. Edit conversation messages any time. (Default time limit is 5 minutes)
Pricing Information
This upgrade costs $5 per month. You may choose to buy one month only, or you can start a subscription that will bill you $5 every 30 days.
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Hi everyone, changes have been made to the forum. A complete list of changes/additions/removals can be found below. :angelic:

Recent Updates:
(Last 48 hours)
+ HTML5 attachment uploader. Upload multiple attachments by clicking "Upload" or dragging the files right into the text box!
+ Fixed thread titles on home page announcements. (Much better look)
+ Added additional caching to lower page load time.
+ All new rating icons
+ 70 new smilies :jawdrop:
+ Added join data, message count, and rating statistics to post bit. (The area to the left of your posts)
+ Changed Medals to Awards.
+ Changed Emerald Tutorial award icon.
+ Added "Member" user banner to all accounts.
+ Changed the background of posts to a light gray.
+ Added a box shape around each post on a thread. Now posts don't blend together.
+ Changed the post rating display in posts to a light blue color.
+ Changed conversation alert emails to only send one email per unread conversation. This will prevent the spamming of emails if a user makes many replies to the same conversation.
+ Add many new trophy point achievements.
+ Changed registration captcha to a much simpler solution. No captcha is needed anymore, just a click.
+ Added Facebook, Google (not finished), and Twitter login integration. These can be used to login and sign-up.
+ Changed username length limit to 16 or less. (Same as MC)
+ Changed forum font to Open Sans, Lucida Sans,TrebuchetMS, Verdana; (Not all computers have these fonts, the reason for multiple is for fallback if you do not have them installed.)
+ You will soon be able to link your forum and in-game account by clicking /linkaccounts in-game. Early on this will offer no functionality except displaying your MC name in your profile. You will still keep and use your forum name, and forum name changes will...