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Mod Version: 1.4.0, by Ted S (Coder) Ted S is offline
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vB Version: 4.x.x Rating: (34 votes - 4.50 average) Installs: 214
Released: 07 Sep 2011 Last Update: 06 Apr 2014 Downloads: 1712
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Version 1.4.0 has been released to remove the giftery / list it integration of the addon now that service has been discontinued. No upgrade is needed though there have been a few other bug changes since 1.3.5.

Finding Feedback Can be Like a Needle in a Haystack


The more your forum grows, the more of a challenge it becomes to sort through the history and get the full story.


Product Review Forums Brings Structure to the Chaos


As a full-featured product management addon, PRF sits on top of your forum allowing you to create defined products which, unlike individual posts, stay relevant over time. Each comment, review and even product updates filter back into this one spot allowing for a quick and comprehensive overview while the individual discussions rage on as always.


Here's just a few of the many features you'll find in PRF:
  • Bring structure to products with established pages & reviews
  • Reduce the number of repetitive posts from members looking up the same info
  • Increase your traffic with content-rich, seo friendly, product listings
  • Drive revenue by adding your own affiliate links to product listings
  • Increase the activity stream's value with review integration
  • Engage visitors with integrated wishlists from Giftery.me
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Installation is not upload & go... individualized settings are required. Read the install file.


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Enabling Product Forums: To show product details and ratings, each product-forum must be enabled in the forum manager.

Adding Products: You may upload products one at a time through the admin [includes an image uploader using GD] or you can bulk import through XML. You can also enable users to add moderated products through a global and usergroup option.

Product Review Index: To access your forum's product overview go to www.yoursite.com/productforums.php - You may want to add a link to this to your navbar or as a tab.

Customization: This addon is made to be customized. To change the color schema see clientscript/vbulletin_css or dive right on in to the templates and phrases.

Powered by Giftery.me: This mod is maintained includes two integrations you should know about. Both can be controlled through the mod options.

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  #1441  
Old 07 Nov 2012, 03:30
Ted S Ted S is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Subieforums View Post
Ted,
I checked the forumdisplay.php file, and my edit is still there.

I am also checking the control panel options and nothing...where exactly would that feature be at there? Just want to double check...it's weird because i had it there...
Your usergroup permissions and the PRF options.
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Old 07 Nov 2012, 03:31
Ted S Ted S is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Subieforums View Post
Is there a way that when a user adds a url for the product image, it can automatically be downsized to the thumbnail sizes etc, like it does when manually uploaded to server?
No. Users add links, not uploaded images. But if you run the sync script it will save them locally and resize for you.

And, is there a way that a usergroup pre-defined, can have access to moderate the approval of a submitted review? I made a specific usergroup that can submit reviews, I want to be able to allow them to approve the product reviews, but I dont want them to have access to my admin panel.
Nope.
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Old 08 Nov 2012, 17:02
Subieforums Subieforums is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Ted S View Post
No. Users add links, not uploaded images. But if you run the sync script it will save them locally and resize for you.



Nope.
When i go to sync external images and click on the proceed button, nothing happens..
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Old 09 Nov 2012, 10:41
Ted S Ted S is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Subieforums View Post
When i go to sync external images and click on the proceed button, nothing happens..
Do you get a white page? An error? Endless loading request?

Have you setup all the image folder / path options?
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Old 09 Nov 2012, 16:10
Subieforums Subieforums is offline
 
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Hey Ted,

Thank you for your support, I'm sure it's a minor mistake on my part...


Right now I am creating a new product review and adding the photo url. So when I go to approve the review, I have to then save the image to my desktop or wherever, and manually upload it through the upload option. From what it looks like, by syncing it, it should allow me to just click that and it will automatically grab those image urls that have been added and add the photos, thumbnails etc automatically. Is that the way its supposed to work?

When I click on "Proceed" in the sync option, (when reviews are waiting to be approved), i get the following:


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

And I still have to manually upload the image. Are my folder permissions off?
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Old 09 Nov 2012, 17:41
Ted S Ted S is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Subieforums View Post
Hey Ted,

Thank you for your support, I'm sure it's a minor mistake on my part...


Right now I am creating a new product review and adding the photo url. So when I go to approve the review, I have to then save the image to my desktop or wherever, and manually upload it through the upload option. From what it looks like, by syncing it, it should allow me to just click that and it will automatically grab those image urls that have been added and add the photos, thumbnails etc automatically. Is that the way its supposed to work?

When I click on "Proceed" in the sync option, (when reviews are waiting to be approved), i get the following:


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

And I still have to manually upload the image. Are my folder permissions off?
That's hardly nothing

Either your folder is not writable (chmod 755 or 777) or the path to it is not correct. Remember the path is from root, not local.
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Old 02 Dec 2012, 15:59
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uninstalling this mod broke my forum. the user profile pages and "what's new" page don't work now.
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  #1448  
Old 03 Dec 2012, 01:13
Ted S Ted S is offline
 
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Originally Posted by prophetmuhammad View Post
uninstalling this mod broke my forum. the user profile pages and "what's new" page don't work now.
Are you looking for help or just to tell us that you're not using the mod?
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Old 11 Dec 2012, 21:46
jgruberman jgruberman is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Ted S View Post
The mod doesn't change any settings (it follows however the forum is setup) so for the sake of argument try adjusting the settings down or up and see if that makes the moderation queue go away (or work correctly).
I'm having this same issue too. I understand that it follows the forum permissions, but what permissions exactly within VB would also dictate the ability for the products to go into Moderation?

Screen New Reviews? - Set to NO

I've been reading about this mod a lot in the thread, and I'm sure there's a way to skip the moderation queue completely... just struggling to find it through 97 pages.

Suggestions Ted?

Edit:: Also, I'm having issues with the Product_Create template. When someone goes to submit something and a required field isn't complete, it loops back to the page but doesn't generate any error text. I added a static phrase saying something like "If this page reloads after clicking Submit, please check all fields for completion.", but was hoping to add the logic code in to check the specific fields and notify the user.

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Old 12 Dec 2012, 00:35
Ted S Ted S is offline
 
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Originally Posted by jgruberman View Post
I'm having this same issue too. I understand that it follows the forum permissions, but what permissions exactly within VB would also dictate the ability for the products to go into Moderation?
The modification tries to overrule any forum settings but let's start there... Does the forum or usergroup have any moderation / posting restrictions placed on it? And of course I assume you're using the very latest version?

Edit:: Also, I'm having issues with the Product_Create template. When someone goes to submit something and a required field isn't complete, it loops back to the page but doesn't generate any error text. I added a static phrase saying something like "If this page reloads after clicking Submit, please check all fields for completion.", but was hoping to add the logic code in to check the specific fields and notify the user.
Is this with any field error or just a specific one?
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Old 12 Dec 2012, 19:29
jgruberman jgruberman is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Ted S View Post
The modification tries to overrule any forum settings but let's start there... Does the forum or usergroup have any moderation / posting restrictions placed on it? And of course I assume you're using the very latest version?
Very latest forum version, just installed brand new so no moderation/posting restrictions.


Originally Posted by Ted S View Post
Is this with any field error or just a specific one?
This is with any required field on the Product Create page - no single specific one.
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Old 25 Jan 2013, 03:32
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Ted, great product. I can't figure out why these thumbnails aren't showing.
Also when I upload a photo it doesn't show but in the FTP it will show its there. Permissions are 777

Thanks in advance
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Old 25 Jan 2013, 07:35
Ted S Ted S is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Shazz View Post
Ted, great product. I can't figure out why these thumbnails aren't showing.
Also when I upload a photo it doesn't show but in the FTP it will show its there. Permissions are 777

Thanks in advance
Have you checked the path in your pages against the folder structure?
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Old 27 Jan 2013, 09:23
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After a triple check and troubleshoot, which you reminded me to do it works. Thanks Ted!

Last edited by Shazz; 27 Jan 2013 at 18:20.
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Old 30 Jan 2013, 10:43
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Just started uploading this - looks really good!
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