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Photo Galleries are back! Instructions below.

Dear forum users,
Thank you for your patience with the Photo galleries. We've got your galleries online!
We have finished writing a custom script to migrate the PhotoPlog to vBulletin5’s albums.

Unfortunately V-Bulletin killed the "Photoplogs" in their software upgrade which was unforeseen and we're the first development group to have written a script for getting the galleries back... that said, it took some time to reverse engineer the code and get the albums to move over seamlessly!

Forum users will be able to access their “PhotoPlog” images through their user profile page by clicking on the “Media” tab.
They will also be able to browse other albums by going to the albums page. (On the forum site, there is a link in the black bar beside “Forums” to the albums.)

In order for users to create an album please follow the steps below.
1) Go to user profile page and click “Media”
2) Click Add Photos
3) Enter Photo Gallery Title in the first field
4) Click Upload or Select from Photo Album to add photos
5) Click Post
6) Once posted, the album will be created as a “Topic” on the albums page for the public to see. The topic title will be the “Photo Gallery Title” they created before uploading their photos.


To create this migration path we used vBulletin5’s default album structure. Unfortunately, it won’t work like the “PhotoPlog” but is an album/gallery component on the forum now.
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    I'm planning a barrel vault oven with an old fashioned clay pot chimney on the roof behind the brick arch opening. It's going to be about 100 x 80 cm external footprint - that's about 3.5 x 2.5 feet for you yanks - with the outside clad in local rough stone and insulation poured between the firebrick vault and the rough stone. I'm planning to use fireboard on top to support some terracotta roof tiles, and to make a horizonatal registery plate on which the chimney pot will sit.

    My questions are:
    The clay chimney pot is quite big, about 30cm/1ft internal diameter and at least 60cm/2ft high. I could put an internal flue liner in to bring down the internal diameter - do you think the chimney will be so big the heat will just go up and out? Would the flue liner be worth it?
    It's very heavy and I'm not sure how to hold up the structure under the horizontal registry board. Should I aim for some kind of arch or buttress either side or do you think a lintel would be better. Can I use a piece of iron for the lintel?

    Thanks, Nicky
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