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bigdrago

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Why bridge?
« on: December 15, 2010, 12:05:35 pm »

Hello.

Why bridge? Anyone have a website that have coppermine and phpbb bridged? I want to see that it do.
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Re: Why bridge?
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2010, 12:21:45 pm »

The docs explain a lot - http://documentation.coppermine-gallery.net/en/bridging.htm

All the bridge does is allow a single place for a user to register and logon. Most users do not want to register on the same site twice, once to post in a forum and once to upload images. If they have to do that they may just not bother and find an alternative site.

I used to have a setup with CPG and PHPbb bridged but no longer do. It does work and works well. IIRC there was a redirection modification that was usefull on the PHPbb end but it has been a year or two since I used that setup so I cannot comment on its current status..
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