Hello everyone! The update is live. If you see anything that doesn't work right then let us know in this thread.
The update is loaded with new features but here are some of the main ones:
Sphinx enabled search with autosuggest
Ranking system, the higher your reputation the more you'll be able to do. Right now this feature is pretty basic but will be expanded more later. You'll need to post at least once for it to calculate your current rank.
Reputation is based on badges and reactions
We're sticking to simpleHTML instead of Markdown
You can now start three types of threads, Discussions, Q&A and Polls. Each have their own set of features.
You can tag your posts
Some problems we're still working on:
Some styling might be off, let us know in this thread
Quotes from before the update no longer show their author
Additionally, a few people will be joining the moderation team within the next few days and registration will go back to normal.