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Post by masesm on March 7th 2014, 12:28 am



This does not happen all the time (obviously), but in this case, one of my members was registering, and they could not fill out the form because the page was blocked by an ad. I know it is not a script I put in their (since this does not happen all the time), so it is obviously a bug. It happened to me once on the Internet Explorer, and this member reported it on Google Chrome, so it happens on multiple browsers.

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Post by Ange Tuteur on March 7th 2014, 1:53 am

Hello masesm,

Please post the forum this is occurring on.

Thank you Smile

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Post by masesm on March 7th 2014, 6:43 am


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Post by masesm on March 9th 2014, 7:28 am

bump

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Post by perfectSTORM! on March 9th 2014, 10:36 pm

This is actually happening on my forum sometimes too, like when I'm trying to make a post, maybe it's a global issue, not sure?

http://www.bloodandfire.forumotion.com

However, my forum is phpBB2

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Post by Neptune- on March 9th 2014, 11:25 pm

Hello !

@masesm wrote:so it is obviously a bug.

I saw exactly the same problem on french support board.
User had only to clean the cache of his browser
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Pro Admin Re: #821 Ads appear on the registration form/Ads appeaing in the wrong places

Post by masesm on March 11th 2014, 11:33 pm

@Neptune- wrote:Hello !

@masesm wrote:so it is obviously a bug.

I saw exactly the same problem on french support board.
User had only to clean the cache of his browser
 :rose: Publicité encombrante
I disabled the javascript. I cleared the cache. Still getting the same problem on the IE

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Post by Ange Tuteur on March 12th 2014, 5:26 am

Hi,

I had a chance to have a look at the problem. Multiple iframes seem to be misplacing the advert and obstructing content on the page :




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Post by masesm on March 12th 2014, 6:51 am

how do I fix that? What am I doing wrong?

NOTE: Every 3 page refreshes, two have the ads in the middle...

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Post by Ange Tuteur on March 12th 2014, 7:55 am

You cannot fix this yourself directly. You're doing nothing wrong as far as I can tell.

We will have to wait for an official response for an explanation.

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Pro Admin Re: #821 Ads appear on the registration form/Ads appeaing in the wrong places

Post by Leviosa on March 12th 2014, 10:25 am

Hello

The problem has been reported.

I will inform you ASAP.

Thanks  :rose:


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Pro Admin The FM ads are getting out of control!

Post by Thor2 on March 14th 2014, 10:26 am

Hello good FM people! So I just want to point out, I do support the fact that there are ads on our forums, I get it. It is a free service, comes with ads. But, your ads may be getting just a little out of control! Trying to register on this site but "mystate" seems to want do stop me from doing son. Observe-


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Post by Leviosa on March 14th 2014, 10:38 am

Hello

There is a special topic about it: http://help.forumotion.com/t131307-only-topic-ads-appear-on-the-registration-form

Could you post the url of your forum please on this topic with the explanation of your problem?

Many thanks in advance


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Post by Thor2 on March 14th 2014, 10:58 am

The forum I'm referring to is not mine, I am just trying to join it. I will post both links down for you though.

My site: http://thelandsofthewolves3.forumotion.com/

Site I want to join: http://havensgrove.forumotion.com/

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Post by Leviosa on March 14th 2014, 11:16 am

Thanks Yuri31. The problem has been reported to our technicians Smile


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Pro Admin Re: #821 Ads appear on the registration form/Ads appeaing in the wrong places

Post by Rouge on March 15th 2014, 8:17 pm

I posted something similar to this here

http://help.forumotion.com/t131582-misplacement-of-advertising-banner-portal-log-in-pages

I don't mind the ads -- which I think is really cool -- but, they are interferring with the log in page and they are misplaced on the portal page.  It kinda sorta covers up they information I have on the front page.

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Post by MerryWiddow on March 16th 2014, 3:33 am

I am also having a problem with my forum. The ads are covering the sign in.

My forum.

http://ts3cc.canadian-forum.com/

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Post by Leviosa on March 17th 2014, 10:56 am

Hello

We are award of the problem. Our techncians are working on it. If you could provide a screenshot it would be wonderful!

I apologize for the trouble. I will inform you ASAP.
Thanks for your understanding


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Post by becky morgan on March 17th 2014, 11:27 pm


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Pro Admin Re: #821 Ads appear on the registration form/Ads appeaing in the wrong places

Post by butterfly746 on March 18th 2014, 1:01 am

This was reported by my members as well.  It's happened on both Chrome and IE.

http://dewdropdesign.forumotion.com/forum

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Pro Admin Re: #821 Ads appear on the registration form/Ads appeaing in the wrong places

Post by Castellana on March 18th 2014, 6:44 am

We are having a problem with the ad, too.  In our case, it displays below the ad box, and I get a "Firefox prevented a pop-up" message, as you can see at the top.

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Forum: http://cvas.forumotion.com/  

Members say it blocks their log in, if they use log in from the navigation bar.  When I see it, it blocks the Homepage Message.  

Thanks for continuing to work on the problem!

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Post by kallisti667 on March 18th 2014, 7:27 am

Screenshot: 

http://imgur.com/VNZwqqR

I've done all the things suggested, but nothing helps. 

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Post by OMMA on March 18th 2014, 8:06 am

As stated in the posts above the advert is not in its rightful place.  Its lower and overlaps part of my forum.  Can I get this fixed please?

Forum link: http://omma.forumotion.com/

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Post by Leviosa on March 18th 2014, 10:01 am

Thanks for your feedbacks. It is very useful for our technicians. They are still working on it.

Sorry for the trouble.

I will inform you ASAP

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Post by Captain Hunk on March 18th 2014, 12:58 pm

@butterfly746 wrote:This was reported by my members as well.  It's happened on both Chrome and IE.

http://dewdropdesign.forumotion.com/forum

Yup, just saw this today at the Log In. Refreshing the page tends to clear it up BUT only after the ad finishes. So it appears we are forced to wait until the ad ends. Happens when I Log In and after I Log Out. How peculiar. I find it hard to believe that its just a boo boo. Its just a new way to annoy us with force-fed ads.  Thumb down

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Post by runawayhorses on March 18th 2014, 4:25 pm

I'll report in this topic too that this ad situation is happening on my forum for anyone trying to login.

The ad doesn't always block the login, but it does seem sometimes to be out of its designated spot where its suppose to be. The google ads seem to try an gravitate towards the login boxes. My guess is the ads are detecting the text boxes where you write your name and password and for some reason are programed to block the area. If its google knowingly responsible for this action in an effort to make the visitors read the ads it would not surprise me, because they consciously support and allow misleading ads to be displayed by there server. For example ads on your forum telling you that you have 1 private message waiting for you, and to click it to read it. Its not a PM and you'll find that out if you click it. Its an ad selling something. But I think the intention was they hope a visitor might think your forum sent the message. There are other misleading ads they display too. People should be made aware of that.

So I wouldn't be surprised if they used this login blocking tactic either so you'll read it and take notice, and possibly click the ad.

Its quite possible all forumotion can do is ask google to please not show those ads on there forums. If google agrees or not is another story. Google is a money making machine and are not above putting tricky misleading ads up if it will turn a profit.


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Post by DesignersSociety on March 18th 2014, 6:02 pm

I paid to have ads removed for members so it isn't an issue for those logged in. I am having this issue for guests who could be potential members though, it is covering the actual Join button I have setup. Here is a screenshot of it and my site is: www.designerssociety.net

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Post by runawayhorses on March 18th 2014, 6:22 pm

@DesignersSociety wrote:I paid to have ads removed for members so it isn't an issue for those logged in. I am having this issue for guests who could be potential members though, it is covering the actual Join button I have setup.
That's my situation too but I do not pay to remove ads. Members logged in do not get ads on my forum only guests (people not logged in) get them, because it was created in 2008 when forumotion forums had the option in the Admin Panel to only show ads to guests. It was a free option because the forum was created back in 2008 when "no ads" was what forumotion advertised and was our understanding. To forumotions credit they have stood by that. I still have that option as does other forums from 2008 and earlier, and I get no ads. But newer forums after 2008 do not have that option unless they pay.

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Post by APE on March 19th 2014, 1:13 am

we also have the same problem
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Post by Castellana on March 19th 2014, 2:54 am

What do you think is the significance of so many Milky Way ads?
Why Milky Way?

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