Thread: Chat Modifications - MGC Chatbox (with AJAX)
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Old 30 May 2007, 12:20
Sofia Sofia is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Real name: Sofia
Older version features
  • 1.0 : Creation of the first version
    • MGC Chatbox Options:
      • Enable/Disable of the Chatbox
      • Chatbox Height and Widht of the field input
      • Choose the number of messages in collapsed chatbox and expanded chatbox
      • Enable/Disable automatic refreshment and you can specify a value of refreshment.
      • Allow text formatting BBCODE, URL and IMG
      • You can choose the number of smilies on the menu
      • Choice of number of smilies that an user can use in his shouts
      • You can choose the date color of the Chatbox
      • Display the chatbox on index, in the forums or in the theads
      • Choose the position of the chatbox on index/forums/threads
      • Enable/Disable command /me, choice of the command color
      • Enable/Disable command /team, choice of command color and usergroups who can see and use it
      • You can specify which usergroups can manage his shouts (delete and edit)
      • Enable/Disable the display of Chatbox statistics on the index
      • You can choose the number of days for the automatic deletion of messages (cron)
      • You can consult the archives of Chatbox
      • Choice of the number of messages per page for the archives
    • Usergroups permissions:
      • Usergroups who can use the Chatbox
      • You can specify a number of posts that an user must have to use the Chatbox
      • Usergroups who can manage his shouts
    • Banishment of users via the users manager
    • Enable/Disable the automatic deletion of old messages with the scheduled tasks manager
    • Automatic sending of a private message to the banned user
    • You can edit shouts by double-clicking on them in the Chatbox or in archives (AJAX)
    • Deletion of shouts via a little red cross in archives (AJAX)
    • Automatic/manual refreshment of Chatbox (AJAX)
    • Sending shouts without the loading of page (AJAX)
    • You can download archives in TXT, CSV or XML
  • Version 1.1:
    • Fixed bugs:
      • Enlarge Chatbox when you click on the display of BBCODES (IE)
      • Problem with the display of smilies (IE)
      • Display statistics in archives
      • Automatic parse of url when BBCODE URL is allowed
    • New features:
      • Banishment via the Chatbox with 3 new commands : /ban, /deban and /showban)
      • Automatic MP sending on user ban
      • You can see all banned users with the command /showban
      • You can ban an user for a specific period (you can lift a ban automatically by a scheduled task)
      • You can display the Chatbox on a full page (you can specify the full page chatbox height)
      • Add a chatbox menu in navbar when you enable the display of full page Chatbox
      • Split of shouts in two tabs: one for the general messages and the other one for shouts /team (use 2 channels)
      • BBCODE color is now included for the shouts /team
      • Colors of shouts /me et and shouts date for each style via the CSS
      • Options in the user profile for the selection of default font, color and size
      • You can add an announcement at the top of the Chatbox (for rules for example)
    • Deleted features:
      • Banishment via the users manager in the admincp
      • Color of command /team
  • Version 1.2 :
    • Fixed Bugs:
      • Problem with CSS overflow with Opera and Safari
      • Full mode permissions
      • Strange number of queries when unregistered users
      • Prevent downloads shouts when there isn't
      • Fonts size in Statistics
    • New features:
      • Command /del all independent according to channels (when the two channels are enabled).
      • Users can choose to display chatbox in the usercp (options).
      • Default BBcode B, I and U in usercp (options).
      • You can choose the number of users for the Top X Shouters.
      • Choose the display order of shouts (Newest or oldest at the top).
      • You can choose the editor position in the Chatbox (at the top or below).
      • Adding command /annonce. You can manage announce in the chatbox (and in the options).
      • You can choose to use chatbox with two channels (normal and team) or simply one general channel and team shouts appear in this channel.
      • You can change chatbox title.
      • New usergroups permissions for commands like team and me, ...
      • Enable/disable date in the chatbox.
      • You can specify users who can use command /team (if they don't have permissions in their usergroup).
      • Specify your team prefix (appear in the chatbox) when the team channel is disabled.
      • Choose your date format for the chatbox.
    • Deleted features:
      • Deletion of options for users can manage chatbox and use command /team (based on usergroups permissions now).
  • Version 1.3
    • Fixed bugs :
      • Ksort function error when chatbox is empty.
      • Error in the top shouters phrase in the archives.
      • Italic selection in the user control panel not taken into account.
      • Date local problem in the chatbox depending on server (% necessary and some server while not on others) - Thanks to Dream from here.
      • Browser sent to the top when clicking on a smiley on some forums (now a click on the smiley bump the browser to the top of the chatbox).
      • In the oldest shouts first mode, the scrolling bar is not at the bottom thus forcing the user to scroll in order to view new shouts.
      • "Can view" permission only not working properly.
      • Team image disapearance when clicking on it on IE6.
    • New features :
      • All chatbox buttons redesigned - Thanks to Raz from vbulletin-ressources.com
      • Opacity effect on select channel button.
      • New option to add a delete cross directly aside the shouts (in addition to the one in the archives).
      • Selection of the maximum size selectable by users for the SIZE BBCODE.
      • New option to select the items the users can choose for the default shouts formatting in their user control panel.
      • /announce command added as an equivalent of the /annonce one.
      • Possibility to hide the refresh displaying elements (animated gif and refresh button).
      • New options to hide the time or the date or both.
      • Option to activate the chatbox on all the pages (all or define ones through a list). Two implementation possibilities :
        • Above the navbar.
        • Or in the $mgc_chatbox global variable which can be used in the pages corresponding templates.
      • Idle mode which permits to disable the refresh of the chatbox when a user hasn't participated to the chatbox since a define time period (timeout). Can be enable/disabled from the acp, along with the time period value.
      • Dropdown menu in the archives to show only team shouts (if user has the right) or only generals or both.
      • Warning system when a new shout is available in the team channel with the chatbox in 2 channels mode (animated gif). Both activation/deactivation and time period for the new shouts presence checks can be done within the acp.
      • /ignore (ignore shouts from a particular user), /showignore (view ignored users list), /deignore (remove a user from your ignored users list) commands added.
      • New channel activable from the acp to allow defined usergroups to view who is actually online in the chatbox.
      • Split of options in four groups.
    • Removed features :
      • None
  • 1.4 :
    • Fixed bugs :
      • Scrolling not working properly when oldest shouts first is selected.
      • Problem of page bumped to the top when clicking on smilies.
      • Inactive mode problem when chatbox is collapsed.
      • Js error when clicking on wol channel button (experienced only by Adam21).
      • When team command is not active, clicking on the wol button and then back to the normal button make a second normal button appears.
      • When a user disables the chatbox from its ucp, he can't activate it again.
      • Problem when having a smilieys smileys like : : D and \ : D /..
      • When delete cross is active in the chatbox there is an alignment problem.
      • In archives, when viewing team shouts only and deleting a shout, the page is back to the view all shouts page.
    • New features :
      • Random smilies - Thanks to stangger5 from vb.org.
      • Channel name shown on channel buttons' mouseover.
      • Option to align or not the username in the chatbox.
      • Full page mode link directly in the chatbox.
      • Don't count at all team shouts in top X shouters (actually they were counted but only when user viewing the stats has access to the team command).
      • Full page mode as popup or in the same browser window
      • Option to choose the number of shouts in the full page mode independently from the one in the normal mode.
      • Nex commmand : /pm or /mp which allow users to send private shouts (enabled through acp option + usergroup permissions).
      • For the user which have access to this command, a little pen is shown near others username in the chatbox to easier private shouts sending - Thansk to Teepiak from vbulletin-ressources.com for his inspiration on that part
    • Removed features :
      • Aucune

Last edited by Sofia; 17 Sep 2007 at 17:48.
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