Author: BSchwarz

Single Signon – Unified Login System

I have enabled a single sign on application across most of the sites in the network. If you have an account on any of the following sites you will be able to [...]

vBulletin v IPB – The Final Chapter

As some of you know I bought a site database. The site vBnt.net was a vbulletin site. I was going to convert it to IPB. Problem was it wouldn't convert. I have [...]

Extreme VB to Close, Domain For Sale

Extreme VB, the grand daddy of Schwarz Network is closing down. It was the first site I put online. The domain is 12 years old, but, the site itself is 15 [...]

xenForo Test Site Set Up – Currently Closed

I bought a copy of xenForo when it first went on sale. I had it setup on my test server. During my server upgrades and general network maintenance window I [...]

New General Talk Forum – Site Sold

I recently, yesterday in fact, bought a database to vbnt.org a general discussion forum. It isn't a large community. It's perfect to start with though. It has [...]

Might Use vBulletin For One of My New Sites

I am getting ready to open a new site. It's been one I have been wanting to open for a while and is in a niche that is rather new. There are some established [...]

Forum Admin Communities

I recently resigned my admin position from a popular admin community that will remain nameless in this post. The reason for that will be clear in the end. [...]

Microsoft .Net Programmers Forum

Once upon a time in a land far away I owned the most popular visual basic programming forum. I sold that forum along with a start up Visual Studio programming [...]

Forum SEO: vBulletin/vbSEO vs IPB with SEO URL’S

Brandon Sheley posted this on Twitter. I'm 95% certain I can get a vb+vbseo board to out rank an IPB forum with the same content & links. I was going to [...]

How to Increase PHP Performance

I needed to upgrade PHP on my servers. I run a mix of Windows 2008 and Windows 2003 servers using IIS. I had been doing quit a bit of research the last couple [...]