Featured When will you shift from XF1 to XF2?

Discussion in 'XenForo' started by Freelancer, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. I will switch immediately as soon as XF2 stable is released

  2. I will wait a few months and see how it works

  3. I will wait at least for XF2.1

  4. I will wait till ultima and shift only when all my add-ons are XF2 compatible

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  1. LeadCrow

    LeadCrow Apocalypse Admin

    I presume a lot of the installs reported are actually counted twice (while they were on XF1, then XF2), and the total count will fluctuate until all known forums are rescanned.
    Even then it will likely be inaccurate since forums will keep upgrading to xf2 between scans.
  2. dethfire

    dethfire Habitué

    I figure 2.1 will be out in late summer. I can wait till then. So much to plan.
  3. Digitalpoint

    Digitalpoint Brain

    The numbers aren't randomly made up if that's what you are thinking.

    Nope, if a site upgrades to XF2, it's not counted as running XF1.
    Right... there will always be a lag time for data. But it's relative for all platforms. The spider isn't going to know the second a site upgrades from XF1 to XF2, but it will know before too long. Right now it can take up to 6 weeks (could be 1 minute, could be 6 weeks, just depends when it was last spidered). If it was spidered just now and 1 minute later it switched to XF2, it would be up to 6 weeks for the full spidering cycle to run/loop. It used to be longer (3-4 months at one point), but made some changes to the spider and increased the bandwidth allotted for it, so it's humming along pretty quickly these days.
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  4. Ummagumma

    Ummagumma Adherent

    Still going to be some time for me while we;
    A, wait for releases of add-on upgrades ported to 2.
    B, Fund our devs to migrate each add-on we have that is custom built, over to XF2.
    I'd like it to be this year (If not leaving XF) but I fear it will more likely be next.
    So expensive this upgrading malarkey! :D
  5. Wes of StarArmy

    Wes of StarArmy Adherent

    Just made the switch to XF2 at the end of March, and it's been great. I finally just had to set a solid date and force myself to get rid of the old add-ons. I mainly miss meta-mirror.
  6. Alfa1

    Alfa1 Administrator

    I will need it before I upgrade.
  7. Hentai

    Hentai Enthusiast

    The "Showcase" custom item manager is a core part of my community so I don't think I could transition to 2.0 without it as my community and niche are basically built around this functionality. I could dump every other addon, heck even redevelop my themes, but there is that one feature we just can't do without.
  8. dethfire

    dethfire Habitué

    Hoping XF gives some road map for 2.1 soon. We're just blowing in the wind here. I hate their lack of communication.
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  9. NDM

    NDM Aspirant

    1 - If it works do not change it.

    But above all, it is more of a problem to have to buy the same addons and then new problems, and then more money, and more time.. and I kill myself if I go through the same thing
  10. Freelancer

    Freelancer Aspirant

    I can relate to that. After the 3 Years walking a stony path around cliffs of getting the forum to where I want it to be, you really think twice to walk it again...
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  11. Cannabis Ape

    Cannabis Ape Aspirant

    After messing around with mybb I came quickly to the realization I wanted Xenforo and did so past week and got version 2.0.6. Been working it a lot this week, till a point I can't even sleep properly having code problems going through my mind, ugh.
  12. cheat_master30

    cheat_master30 Moderator

    Well, since I last posted here, I've updated Wario Forums to XenForo 2. And honestly? It's worked out pretty well. Still miss the mood add on, but I found decent ones for a shop system, post ratings, etc, and the mood thing is being built by a developer as we speak.

    So yeah, the upgrade went fine.
  13. Matthew S

    Matthew S Adherent

    What was the driving factor for upgrading rather than staying on 1.5?
  14. cheat_master30

    cheat_master30 Moderator

    Wanted to make sure any future changes and security issues would be implemented more easily, and there was no reason to stay on 1.5 at that point.
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  15. Philpug

    Philpug Aspirant

    Right now 1.5 is working well for us and not all of our upgrades are 2.0 yet. No reason for us to change...yet.
  16. Russ

    Russ Administrator

    We're almost done with our Pixel Exit upgrade to XF2. I'm really excited... :) couple of weeks max hopefully.
  17. NDM

    NDM Aspirant

    I have calculated approximately how much it costs me to renew my full site, since the developers have made it clear to me that the same custom work (addon) for XF2 is twice as expensive


    hell no!!
  18. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer

    Err, why?

    Either their prices have gone up, or they're trying to rip you off. Developing the same add-on in XF2 as in XF1 should be cheaper as it should take less time to do so.
  19. droidman

    droidman Aspirant

    We'll be doing the switch this summer, when we all have time to spare. Pretty much all of the add-ons we need are now available. Well, that is except Moderator Essentials.

    Yes. I don't think they've said anything about any upcoming features yet or where they're going with XF 2.x.

    I hope they update with some news soon.
  20. Fethi.dz

    Fethi.dz Neophyte

    I already upgraded to xf2 and very happy with it :)
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