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Is there still a demo available? #254300
12/08/13 02:59 PM
12/08/13 02:59 PM
Reboot  Offline OP
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Joined: Dec 2009
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Excuse me if I have been bit by the idiot bug, but I have searched, and the old link to a 2 week UBB demo is not functioning. Is there still such an animal?

I'm getting a 404 from this link.

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Re: Is there still a demo available? [Re: Reboot] #254301
12/08/13 03:10 PM
12/08/13 03:10 PM
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Probably need to contact the vendor.
info@ubbcentral.com

That is a old page that probably is not supported anymore.


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Re: Is there still a demo available? [Re: Ruben] #254304
12/08/13 09:09 PM
12/08/13 09:09 PM
Reboot  Offline OP
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Thanks for the reply, I'll email them, but I am confused, which is easy. smirk

In a nutshell can you tell me what has changed in the last year or so? I swear that it was just in the last year or so I was able to sign up for a demo at the link I posted. Ownership or something? Sorry, I don't follow these forums or UBB very closely but a customer was in the market for forum software so I set up php for them, and wanted to let them try UBB also.

TIA

Re: Is there still a demo available? [Re: Reboot] #254305
12/08/13 09:38 PM
12/08/13 09:38 PM
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Re: Is there still a demo available? [Re: Reboot] #254306
12/09/13 10:42 AM
12/09/13 10:42 AM
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Ruben  Offline

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Originally Posted by Reboot
Thanks for the reply, I'll email them, but I am confused, which is easy. smirk

In a nutshell can you tell me what has changed in the last year or so? I swear that it was just in the last year or so I was able to sign up for a demo at the link I posted. Ownership or something? Sorry, I don't follow these forums or UBB very closely but a customer was in the market for forum software so I set up php for them, and wanted to let them try UBB also.

TIA


Even if the demo is still alive.
They way it did work was the vendor setup a installation on their server and gave you admin rights to it. I believe it was for something like 10 days.

The only download was a test script which I think is still there.
But it was just a php script that ran and checked if your server software was compatible with ubb.

Now if you go back to like the year 1998 there was a demo ubb classic that you could download and use.
Then there was a trial version for a short time.


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Re: Is there still a demo available? [Re: Reboot] #254307
12/09/13 11:00 AM
12/09/13 11:00 AM
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there is no demo available. that link should be removed

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Re: Is there still a demo available? [Re: Reboot] #254308
12/09/13 01:00 PM
12/09/13 01:00 PM
Reboot  Offline OP
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Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 15
Columbus OH
Not the answer I wanted to hear, but thanks to all for replying. I understand it's all beyond your control.

smile

Re: Is there still a demo available? [Re: Reboot] #254309
12/09/13 01:15 PM
12/09/13 01:15 PM
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Ruben  Offline

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Posts: 5,952
Lutz,FL
well there is the test forum here:
http://www.ubbcentral.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/forums/5/1/Test_Forum

most of the features are enabled on it.
So they could test register and posting here.


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Re: Is there still a demo available? [Re: Ruben] #254327
12/10/13 10:56 AM
12/10/13 10:56 AM
Reboot  Offline OP
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Joined: Dec 2009
Posts: 15
Columbus OH
Originally Posted by Ruben
well there is the test forum here:
http://www.ubbcentral.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/forums/5/1/Test_Forum

most of the features are enabled on it.
So they could test register and posting here.
Thanks, I'll check it out.

I do appreciate the quick response to questions here, you guys are great.


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