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"Forum vBCms Comments" automatically redirects to article
by jGas
08 Mar 2010 16:09

Hi to everybody.
I've found very confusing that, when i click on What's New and there is a new article or a new comment, the page What's New links me to a thread with some text and the article comments.

Now, i'm not a developer but i've found a workaround to be make What's New to open directly the article.
I know that it's not w3c compliant and that it's not a perfect solution, but it works.

Step One: add a new bbcode

Go to Add New BBcode

Title: Redirect
BB Code Tag Name: redirect
Replacement: <meta http-equiv="Refresh" content="0; url={param}">

Save!

Step Two: edit vbphrase comment_thread_firstpost

Go to Search in Phrases.

Search for phrase comment_thread_firstpost.

For your language, add something like this:


Block Disabled:      (Update License Status)  
Suspended or Unlicensed Members Cannot View Code.

Now you are done.
When you'll open a thread in the vBCms Comments Forum, you'll be redirected immediately to the Article!

I hope you like it.

lord_of_chaos 25 Jun 2010 18:44

And all your users can use the new tag to redirect people to other websites...

ChopSuey 27 Jun 2010 00:46

Quote:

Originally Posted by lord_of_chaos (Post 2059462)
And all your users can use the new tag to redirect people to other websites...

{1} would be The forum url not somebody else's

asus78 06 Aug 2010 14:18

are there any comment options? mine stops at 28 comments,, why is that?

Gamelobby 04 Aug 2011 02:33

Man this could be AWESOME.!!!

I HATE that there is an extra thread that has NOTHING in it, EVERY TIME an article is made.
A complete waste of space, & time. imo

I just go to the vBCms Comments forum section & delete them. lol


This would make that all go away. :D

Gamelobby 03 Dec 2011 02:28

Quote:

Originally Posted by lord_of_chaos (Post 2059462)
And all your users can use the new tag to redirect people to other websites...

Can't they do that now anyway..?


Sure wish there was a use for the "vBCms Comments" page. :erm:


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