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calorie
30 Dec 2004, 05:52
This vB v.3.0.3 mini-mod makes it so that an admin who sets him/herself to invisible via the User CP is not shown in the X members online counts.

The invisible admin still shows to him/herself with a * next to the username so anyone who can see the username* listing can see the invisible admin.

This mini-mod is to remove the invisible admin from the forum home counts and the who's online counts. Note that the Admin CP counts are not changed.

For example, say an invisible admin is online, and there are also 5 non-invisible members and 10 guests online. That means there would be 6 members and 10 guests online.

After the install of this mini-hack, the counts would then be as follows:

Forum Home -> Currently Active Users: 15 (5 members and 10 guests)
Who's Online -> 5 members and 10 guests
Admin CP Home -> 16 Users Online (6 members and 10 guests)

The original purpose of this mini-mod was to make it so that the admin with userid of 1 who likes to be invisible could troll his/her own forums without being counted.

This mini-mod was then extended so that any invisible member specified by userid in the mini-mod code could be excluded from the forum home and who's online counts.

Only apply this mini-mod if there are already members set to invisible, who plan to stay invisible, as this mini-mod does not cross-reference 'invisibleness' of members.

A cursory search didn't show a hack like this, although one could exist. Support is not guaranteed.

Bison
30 Dec 2004, 20:49
I'll try it ...

Tradjick
30 Dec 2004, 22:43
Hello. This is something in could use. But as im not so good in english, what do you mean with this sentence:

Only apply this mini-mod if there are already members set to invisible, who plan to stay invisible, as this mini-mod does not cross-reference 'invisibleness' of members.

You mean that "invisible users" will still be counted? That would be ok for me. Its just that i would like for the Admin to be totally invisible.

Great thing, im burning about to install this. :)

Bison
30 Dec 2004, 22:50
Well I installed this but I think the code needs to be inserted in the showthread, and forumdisplay.php I use Erwin's "Show Users Online Everywhere" hack, and when I go into a thread, and read the member count in the header, my invisabitiy is lost.

Also, I didn't have to be hidden for the hack to remove my presence from the users online.

calorie
30 Dec 2004, 23:39
Hi. It means that the hack doesn't check whether a member is invisible before modifying the counts, so be invisible before applying the hack.

Hello. This is something in could use. But as im not so good in english, what do you mean with this sentence:

Only apply this mini-mod if there are already members set to invisible, who plan to stay invisible, as this mini-mod does not cross-reference 'invisibleness' of members.

You mean that "invisible users" will still be counted? That would be ok for me. Its just that i would like for the Admin to be totally invisible.

Great thing, im burning about to install this. :)

Bison
30 Dec 2004, 23:44
But when you browse a thread, the user online count includes the invisable user.

calorie
30 Dec 2004, 23:44
I do not know what Erwin's "Show Users Online Everywhere" hack does, and yes, the hack does not cross-reference 'invisibleness' of members - see the previous post - maybe something for a possible future version.

Well I installed this but I think the code needs to be inserted in the showthread, and forumdisplay.php I use Erwin's "Show Users Online Everywhere" hack, and when I go into a thread, and read the member count in the header, my invisabitiy is lost.

Also, I didn't have to be hidden for the hack to remove my presence from the users online.

calorie
30 Dec 2004, 23:48
Oh darn, I have that option off so I forgot about it when making the hack, so a mod of the hack would be needed. In the meantime, the hack is for when that option is off.

But when you browse a thread, the user online count includes the invisable user.

DGTLMIK
21 Jun 2005, 17:27
Clicks -> INSTALL! :)

I have asked this over at vBadvanced with no luck:

How can I get the vBa CMPS Module, Active Users, to do the same?

DGTLMIK
23 Jun 2005, 15:48
Nevermind, I figured it out:

In 'onlineuser.php', find:


Code:
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Code is only visible to licensed users, and only when logged into the forums.
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Replace with:


Code:
---------------
Code is only visible to licensed users, and only when logged into the forums.
---------------


Still in 'onlineuser.php', find:


Code:
---------------
Code is only visible to licensed users, and only when logged into the forums.
---------------


Replace with:


Code:
---------------
Code is only visible to licensed users, and only when logged into the forums.
---------------

aciurczak
01 Dec 2005, 02:23
I tried those same mods on 3.5.1, and they did not work. I changed the variable to use $numberinvisible as 3.5.1 uses, and it didn't work either even after I globalized $numberinvisible in the CMPS settings. Anyone have any ideas for making the module work correctly on 3.5.1?

I'm using this hack: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showpost.php?p=817105&postcount=4 (http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?p=817105&postcount=4) which works great on the normal vB pages, but the same technique doesn't seem to carry through for the vbadvanced module.

Pamela
18 Mar 2007, 01:19
Could anyone tell me how to get this to work in vB 3.5.4? It worked great in 3.0.7, but now I'm on 3.5.4 and it doesn't work.

Thank you! :)

Pamela
29 Feb 2008, 18:39
Could someone please update this mod for 3.7.0?

Thank you!!! :)