Todd Burry

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The Knowledge Base and the Creation of Vanilla Knowledge

Posted by Todd Burry on Oct 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM

10 minute read

Hi, I’m Todd Burry, co-founder and Chief Product Officer here at Vanilla.  Welcome to my monthly blog! 

We’ve been at this for about ten years now and have worked hard to create software that’s simple and straightforward to use, with a lot of functionality under the hood. But as you probably know, getting to simple is complex. I’m writing to give users a peek behind the curtain, so you can understand the decisions that we make and why we make them.

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Topics: News, Knowledge Base

Crafting a Better Forum Search

Posted by Todd Burry on Jun 18, 2013 3:13:59 PM

6 minute read

Recently, Vanilla launched a new advanced search for enterprise customers. This new feature is the result of over a year of feedback and research into what makes a great community search. We spent a long time thinking about search and really believe that our new advanced search strikes the right balance between power and simplicity. It's been a fun process developing this so I wanted to share some of the inside scoop on this new feature.

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Topics: Product, News

Implementing Vanilla jsConnect Single-Signon (SSO)

Posted by Todd Burry on Apr 5, 2012 3:18:11 PM

2 minute read

jsConnect uses javascript to allow cross-domain single-signon with another site. This is useful if you have members registered on your site and you don't want them to have to re-register in Vanilla.

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Topics: Product, News

Importing Data

Posted by Todd Burry on Jul 5, 2010 5:59:56 PM

3 minute read

Please note, this information has been updated in our new documentation. Please see Importing, in our documentation here.

This topic deals with importing your old forum into Vanilla 2 using the Vanilla 2 export tool. The process is basically three steps:

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Topics: Product

Template Tag - literal

Posted by Todd Burry on Jun 15, 2010 2:01:12 PM

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Topics: Product

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