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socialteenz
26 May 2012, 13:22
When you update your board from any of the earlier 4.x.x version to 4.2version. You need to make a small edit in the navbar to make the new navigation manger to function properly in your custom skin. (If the auto merge fails for some reason)

Open Style Manager Your Skin Edit templates Navigation / Breadcrumb Templates navbar

Find

{vb:raw template_hook.navtab_start}
Select the code from {vb:raw template_hook.navtab_start} to {vb:raw template_hook.navtab_end}

{vb:raw template_hook.navtab_start}
<vb:if condition="!$vboptions['selectednavtab'] AND THIS_SCRIPT != 'search'">
<li class="selected"><a class="navtab" href="{vb:link forumhome}">{vb:rawphrase forum}</a>
<ul class="floatcontainer">
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_start}
<vb:if condition="$vboptions['bbmenu']">
<li><a href="{vb:link forumhome}">{vb:rawphrase forum}</a></li>
</vb:if>
<vb:if condition="$show['searchbuttons']">
<vb:if condition="$show['member']">
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getnew&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post">{vb:rawphrase new_posts_nav}</a></li>
<vb:else />
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getdaily&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post">{vb:rawphrase todays_posts}</a></li>
</vb:if>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_after_getnew}
<vb:if condition="$show['pmmainlink']">
<li><a href="private.php{vb:raw session.sessionurl_q}" rel="nofollow">{vb:rawphrase private_messages}</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_after_pm}
<li><a rel="help" href="faq.php{vb:raw session.sessionurl_q}" accesskey="5">{vb:rawphrase faq}</a></li>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_after_faq}
<vb:if condition="$show['canviewcalendar']">
<li><a href="calendar.php{vb:raw session.sessionurl_q}">{vb:rawphrase calendar}</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_after_calendar}
<vb:if condition="$show['communitylink']">
<li class="popupmenu">
<a href="javascript://" class="popupctrl" accesskey="6">{vb:rawphrase community}</a>
<ul class="popupbody popuphover">
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_community_menu_start}
<vb:if condition="$show['quick_links_groups']">
<li><a href="{vb:link grouphome}">{vb:rawphrase social_groups}</a></li>
</vb:if>
<vb:if condition="$show['quick_links_albums']">
<li><a href="album.php{vb:raw session.sessionurl_q}">{vb:rawphrase pictures_and_albums}</a></li>
</vb:if>
<vb:if condition="$bbuserinfo['userid']">
<li><a href="profile.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=buddylist"><vb:if condition="$show['friends_and_contacts']">{vb:rawphrase contacts_and_friends}<vb:else />{vb:rawphrase contacts}</vb:if></a></li>
</vb:if>
<vb:if condition="$show['memberslist']">
<li><a href="memberlist.php{vb:raw session.sessionurl_q}">{vb:rawphrase members_list}</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_community_menu_end}
</ul>
</li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_after_community}
<vb:if condition="$show['canviewforums']">
<li class="popupmenu">
<a href="javascript://" class="popupctrl">{vb:rawphrase forum_actions}</a>
<ul class="popupbody popuphover">
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_forum_menu_start}
<li>
<a href="{vb:raw $vboptions.vbforum_url}{vb:if "$vboptions['vbforum_url']", '/', ''}forumdisplay.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=markread&amp;markreadhash={vb:raw bbuserinfo.securitytoken}">{vb:rawphrase mark_forums_read}</a>
</li>
<vb:if condition="$show['member']">
<li>
<a href="profile.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=editoptions">{vb:rawphrase edit_options}</a>
</li>
<li>
<a href="profile.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=editprofile">{vb:rawphrase edit_your_details}</a>
</li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_forum_menu_end}
</ul>
</li>
</vb:if>
<li class="popupmenu">
<a href="javascript://" class="popupctrl" accesskey="3">{vb:rawphrase quick_links}</a>
<ul class="popupbody popuphover">
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_quick_links_menu_pos1}
<vb:if condition="$show['member']">
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getdaily&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post">{vb:rawphrase todays_posts}</a></li>
<li><a href="{vb:link subscription}" rel="nofollow">{vb:rawphrase subscribed_threads}</a></li>
<li><a href="javascript://" onclick="window.open(getBaseUrl() + 'misc.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=buddylist&amp;focus=1','buddylist','statusbar=no,menubar=no,to olbar=no,scrollbars=yes,resizable=yes,width=250,height=300'); return false;">{vb:rawphrase open_contacts}</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_quick_links_menu_pos2}
<vb:if condition="$vboptions['forumleaders']">
<li><a href="showgroups.php{vb:raw session.sessionurl_q}" rel="nofollow">
<vb:if condition="$vb_suite_installed">
{vb:rawphrase view_site_leaders}
<vb:else />
{vb:rawphrase view_forum_leaders}
</vb:if>
</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_quick_links_menu_pos3}
<vb:if condition="$show['wollink']">
<li><a href="online.php{vb:raw session.sessionurl_q}">{vb:rawphrase whos_online}</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_quick_links_menu_pos4}
</ul>
</li>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_end}
</ul>
</li>
<vb:else />
<li><a class="navtab" href="{vb:link forumhome}">{vb:rawphrase forum}</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navtab_middle}
<vb:if condition="!$vboptions['selectednavtab'] AND THIS_SCRIPT == 'search'">
<vb:if condition="$show['member']">
<li class="selected"><a class="navtab" href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getnew&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post" accesskey="2">{vb:rawphrase getnew_tab}</a>
<ul class="floatcontainer">
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_getnew_menu_start}
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getnew&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post">{vb:rawphrase new_posts_nav}</a></li>
<vb:if condition="$show['quick_links_groups']">
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getnew&amp;contenttype=vBForum_SocialGroupMessage">{vb:rawphrase new_group_messages_nav}</a></li>
</vb:if>
<vb:if condition="$show['canviewcalendar']">
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getnew&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Event">{vb:rawphrase new_events_nav}</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_getnew_menu_pos1}
<li><a href="{vb:raw $vboptions.vbforum_url}{vb:if "$vboptions['vbforum_url']", '/', ''}forumdisplay.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=markread&amp;markreadhash={vb:raw bbuserinfo.securitytoken}">{vb:rawphrase mark_forums_read}</a></li>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_getnew_menu_end}
</ul>
</li>
<vb:else />
<li class="selected"><a class="navtab" href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getdaily&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post" accesskey="2">{vb:rawphrase getnew_tab}</a>
<ul class="floatcontainer">
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_getdaily_menu_start}
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getdaily&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post">{vb:rawphrase todays_posts}</a></li>
<vb:if condition="$show['quick_links_groups']">
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getdaily&amp;contenttype=vBForum_SocialGroupMessage">{vb:rawphrase daily_group_message}</a></li>
</vb:if>
<vb:if condition="$show['canviewcalendar']">
<li><a href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getdaily&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Event">{vb:rawphrase daily_events}</a></li>
</vb:if>
<li><a href="{vb:raw $vboptions.vbforum_url}{vb:if "$vboptions['vbforum_url']", '/', ''}forumdisplay.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=markread&amp;markreadhash={vb:raw bbuserinfo.securitytoken}">{vb:rawphrase mark_forums_read}</a></li>
{vb:raw template_hook.navbar_getdaily_menu_end}
</ul>
</li>
</vb:if>
<vb:elseif condition="$show['member']" />
<li><a class="navtab" href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getnew&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post" accesskey="2">{vb:rawphrase getnew_tab}</a></li>
<vb:else />
<li><a class="navtab" href="search.php?{vb:raw session.sessionurl}do=getdaily&amp;contenttype=vBForum_Post" accesskey="2">{vb:rawphrase getnew_tab}</a></li>
</vb:if>
{vb:raw template_hook.navtab_end}

Replace the above selected code with this one:

{vb:raw template_hook.navtab_start}
{vb:raw navigation}
{vb:raw template_hook.navtab_end}

abdobasha2004
24 Jul 2012, 06:18
very helpful
but what about other templates?

socialteenz
24 Jul 2012, 18:01
For the others you need to check this article sir!

Updating Your Custom Style Templates in Three Steps (https://www.vbulletin.com/forum/entry.php/2516-Updating-Your-Custom-Style-Templates-in-Three-Steps)

Dorgham
27 Oct 2012, 04:07
Add a very special
I do not know
Thank you

socialteenz
02 Nov 2012, 10:33
You are welcome.