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Mod Version: 1.9.0, by Phalynx (Coder) Phalynx is offline
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vB Version: 4.0.4 Rating: (73 votes - 4.70 average) Installs: 731
Released: 24 Jun 2010 Last Update: Never Downloads: 2844
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Change Posts Owner

Created by Marius Czyz aka Phalynx. Converted to vBulletin 4 by Speedy1505.

Tested on vBulletin 4.0.3 and 4.0.4

What does this modification do?
It can change the owner and date of multiple threads and post. For this, it adds another option to your mod actions on forumdisplay, showthread and search results. After selecting some threads or posts, you can choose the new owner by name or by UserID. "By name" works with the AJAX namesuggestion, we all know it from writing a PM. After changing the name, it rebuilds thread/forum counters and post counter of old and new user. Attachments will also be assigned to new user.

Installtime: <1 minutes
Difficulty: very easy (1 product)

Demo is not available, due to missing permissions on my board.

Please click Mark as INSTALLED, otherwise I will not support you.

- Can change owner and date of selected posts and threads (including database attachments - it will not move file attachments)
- Can change owner to unregistered user and back
- Can accept user id and username
- Username input is driven by AJAX
- Post count of involved users will be increased/decreased
- Thread and forum counters of involved threads and forums will be rebuild
- Supports inline moderation
- Makes use of $template_hooks, hooks and simple group permissions
- Every change will leave a notice in moderation log

- English
- German
- Turkish
- Russian
- Polish
- Spanish
- Arabic

How to install?- Simply import product

How to upgrade?- Uninstall existing product, install new one

v1.9, release 24. June 2010
- Converted to vBulletin 4

v1.8, released 7. January 2009
- Apostroph in Username will be filtered out
- Fixed 12h/24h recognition

v1.7, released 4. June 2008
- Attachments will now be also assigned to the new user
- Added ability to change date of posting
- Added ability to assign post to guest user
- Added ability to set IP Address (-> AdmincP, Settings)
- Added moderation to search result (posts)

v1.6, released 19. June 2008
- Post counter of old and new user will be updated
- Added moderation to search result (threads)
- Clean up code
- Compatible with vBulletin 3.7 GOLD
- Minor fixes

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Old 02 Sep 2010, 22:53
lemonadesoda lemonadesoda is offline
Join Date: Dec 2009
Thanks, great mod. Installed!

I have made a couple of small edits to the code, relabelling the tool and buttons to "Change TIME/DATE/Author" since I use this mod mostly to edit the time of a post so that I can INSERT or MOVE a post in an existing thread. Great if I want to add a comment between existing posts.

In fact, a great addition would be to be able to select a new button "INSERT POST" that would automatically reply with a time/date stamp half way between the selected post and the next post.
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Old 15 Sep 2010, 13:11
HorrorStyle HorrorStyle is offline
Join Date: May 2009
Thumbs up Thank you

Thank you so much for this modification - it made my life so much easier!
(hint hint vBulletin team - it should be a default option!)
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Old 29 Sep 2010, 14:05
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BRotondi BRotondi is offline
Join Date: Sep 2008
Suggestion: AdminCP, Settings, Options, Change thread/Posts Owner, "Server Offset [hours]: 0"

Regards and Thanks again for this mod!
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Old 04 Oct 2010, 00:10
ShadowStalker ShadowStalker is offline
Join Date: May 2009
Awesome mod
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Old 09 Oct 2010, 14:57
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MrD MrD is offline
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Real name: Marcus
Hi Phalynx,
is there an option to edit USernames in CMS Articels?
Greetz from Dortmund/Germany
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Old 16 Oct 2010, 07:31
Tortikova Tortikova is offline
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Real name: Anna
Its works for Blogs?
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Old 27 Oct 2010, 08:40
persianpros persianpros is offline
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Persian Translation

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Persian Translator

Last edited by persianpros; 15 Feb 2011 at 11:45.
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Old 27 Oct 2010, 12:56
Phalynx Phalynx is offline
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Real name: Marius
CMS/Blogs not supported.

Thanks for persian translation.
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Old 29 Oct 2010, 06:01
btlewand btlewand is offline
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I removed a similar mod because this didn't require template modifications and cannot find where in the post to edit. Wouldn't be in edit, go advanced? Are we sure it works in 4.08?
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Old 30 Oct 2010, 16:33
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Harley D Harley D is offline
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Works on VB 4.08 depending on the THEME. works on most Themes that I have.
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Old 30 Oct 2010, 17:06
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Old 07 Nov 2010, 19:23
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Old 07 Nov 2010, 19:45
kyle kyle is offline
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Tagged, thanks ,,,,,,,
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Old 07 Nov 2010, 21:30
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Outbackmark Outbackmark is offline
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Works fine on 4.08, highlight/select the thread/post (checkbox top right) and it's in the "Moderation Tools" bottom right.
Aus Scambaiters
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Old 25 Nov 2010, 23:35
Mark.B Mark.B is offline
Join Date: Feb 2004
Flawless, just as the 3.8 version was. Thank you.
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