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[DBTech] vBNavTabs - Navbar Tabs / Tab Management v1 (vB4)
Mod Version: 1.3.3, by DragonByte Tech (Coder) DragonByte Tech is offline
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vB Version: 4.x.x Rating: (23 votes - 4.65 average) Installs: 229
Released: 02 Dec 2011 Last Update: 16 Feb 2017 Downloads: 2081
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vBNavTabs: What is it?
vBNavTabs is a professional navtab mod, allowing administrators to add, unlimited tabs and dropdown menus with no additional queries.

Uses

vBNavtabs is perfect for any forum, both small and big alike. vbNavTabs is the ideal product to add your own tabs, dropdown items to tabs and sub-link items to tabs in the default navbar. Easy admin interface for customizing your added items.

vBulletin Versions: Compatible with vB versions 4.1.x and 4.2.x
You will find the version for for vB4.2 in the downloaded zip in a folder called vBNavTabs For vB 4.2 ONLY!!! That is what you use if you are running vB 4.2

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Differences between Pro and Lite

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Complete Feature List vB 4.1.x (Lite)
  • StyleVars
    • Now has a stylevar, so you can change the minimum width of the dropdowns, as vB had the value hardcoded
    • Now has a stylevar so you can control the padding around the sub-links so they are not so close together
  • General Settings
    • Toggle plugin on or off
    • Option to remove the, Usergroups Allowed/Not Allowed on the Manage Tabs, Manage Dropdowns, Manage Sub-links pages.
    • Option to display version number in footer
    • Ability to have dropdown tabs pop open on hover
    • Added DBTech Affiliate ID support
  • Manage Tabs List Directory
    • List all custom tabs
    • Ability to toggle active status for tabs
    • Ability to change display order of all tabs
    • Ability to delete a tab
  • Manage Dropdowns List Directory
    • List all custom dropdown items
    • Ability to toggle active status for dropdown items
    • Ability to change display order of all dropdown items
    • Ability to delete a dropdown item
  • Manage Sub-Links List Directory
    • List all custom sub-links
    • Ability to toggle active status for sub-links
    • Ability to change display order of all sub-links
    • Ability to delete a sub-link
  • Adding New Tab
    • Ability to toggle active status for tab
    • Ability to name the tab
    • Set URL to the tab
    • Three options for tab mode, THIS_SCRIPT, URL or URL_PARAMETER
    • Multiple THIS_SCRIPT values, allowing multiple locations to highlight a tab, regular tabs only
    • Tab target, four options on how you want tabs to be opened in a web browser
    • Usergroups allowed and not allowed to see individual tabs
    • Placement of the tab in the navbar, start, middle, end
    • Display order, how you want the tabs to show in their respective positions
  • Adding New Dropdown Tab
    • Ability to toggle active status for dropdown tab
    • Ability to name the dropdown tab
    • Usergroups allowed and not allowed to see individual dropdown tabs
    • Placement of the dropdown tab in the navbar, start, middle, end
    • Display order, how you want the dropdown tabs to show in their respective positions
  • Adding Dropdown Item
    • Ability to toggle active status for dropdown item
    • Ability to link the item to tabs specified as a dropdown tab
    • Ability to name the dropdown item
    • Set URL to the item
    • Item target, four options on how you want items to be opened in a web browser
    • Usergroups allowed and not allowed to see individual items
    • Display order, how you want the items to show in their respective tabs
  • Adding Sub-Links
    • Ability to toggle active status for sub-link item
    • Ability to have sub-links to tabs not defined as a dropdown type, in the sub-navbar
    • Ability to name the sub-link
    • Set URL to the sub-link
    • Sub-Link target, four options on how you want items to be opened in a web browser
    • Usergroups allowed and not allowed to see individual sub-links
    • Display order, how you want the sub-links to show in the sub-navbar
Additional Feature List vB 4.1.x (Pro)
  • StyleVars
    • Now has a images directory in stylevars, so you can have different images for different styles
    • Now has a stylevar so you can control the padding in between the images and the tab text, dropdown text and sub-link text
    • Has 8608 16x16 icons, 7399 22x22 icons and 7159 24x24 icons in the product from various sources.
      These images are free for commercial use, and free to distribute under Various licenses which is a readme.txt file in the Icons folder.
      The Icons are in the Do Not Upload folder, so it will save resources on your server.
      Pricing does not include these images, as DBT is not selling them, only re-distributing them.
  • General Settings
    • Ability to hide Global Search Box
    • Ability to hide Forum tab
    • Ability to hide What's New tab
    • Ability to hide Blog tab, vB Suite only
    • Ability to hide Home tab, vB Suite only
    • Select 1,2, or 3 columns to show on usergroup selection area, useful for forums with alot of usergroups
    • Ability to show or hide the second navbar
    • Ability to add rel="nofollow" to the tabs, dropdowns and sub-links URL's
    • Ability to add a image to the vb default Home tab
    • Ability to add a image to the vb default Forum tab
    • Ability to add a image to the vb default Blogs tab
    • Ability to add a image to the vb default What's New tab
    • Ability to add a Search Tab, similar to the vB default Search
    • Ability to add a image to the Search tab
    • Ability to hide the Search tab from guests
  • Images For DBT Products
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default vBActivity tab
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default vBArcade tab
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default vBCredits tab
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default vBDownloads tab
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default vBMail tab
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default vBQuiz tab
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default vBShop tab
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default Forumon RPG tab
    • Ability to add a image to the DBT default Triple Triad tab
  • Adding New Tab
    • Have a image for regular tabs
    • Ability to display tabs in a second navbar, with one small template edit
    • Ability to have the tab use the tab name or a varname to display text
    • Ability to have notes for the tab you created
  • Adding New Dropdown Tab
    • Have a image for dropdown tabs
    • Ability to display tabs in a second navbar, with one small template edit, same edit as the regular tab, no additional edit is needed
    • Ability to have the tab use the tab name or a varname to display text
    • Ability to have notes for the dropdown tab you created
  • Adding Dropdown Item
    • Have a image for dropdown items
    • Ability to have the dropdown item use the dropdown name or a varname to display text
    • Ability to have notes for the dropdown item you created
  • Adding Sub-Links
    • Have a image for sub-links
    • Ability to have the sub-link use the sub-link name or a varname to display text
    • Ability to have notes for the sub-link item you created
Complete Feature List vB 4.2

Lite Features vB 4.2.x
  • Stylevars
    • Has a stylevar to set the min width of popup boxes.
    • Has a stylevar to set the padding around sublink items.
  • General Settings
    • Option to display the product version or not.
    • Ability to show a Search Tab, works similar to the Global Search Box.
    • Ability to set which usergroups can see the Search Tab.
    • Ability to set the text color of the Search Tab.
    • Option to have Drop Tabs open on hovering over them.
    • Option to have Sublink Menus open on hovering over them.
  • Add / Edit Tabs
    • Ability to set the text color of the tab text.
    • Ability to set which usergroups "Can" see the tab.
    • Ability to set which usergroups "Can Not" see the tab.
    • Ability to choose which styles the tab shows on.
    • Ability to set Tab Target, four options on how you want tabs to be opened in a web browser.
    • Ability to add a title to the tab, which users see when the hover over the tab.
    • Ability to choose which menu to act as the dropdown for the tab, (editing tab only).
  • Add / Edit Menus
    • Ability to move the menu to a different parent tab, (editing menu only).
    • Ability to set the text color of the menu text.
    • Ability to set which usergroups "Can" see the menu.
    • Ability to set which usergroups "Can Not" see the menu.
    • Ability to choose which styles the menu shows on.
    • Ability to add a title to the menu, which users see when the hover over the menu.
  • Add / Edit Links
    • Ability to move the link to a different parent tab, (editing link only).
    • Ability to set the text color of the link text.
    • Ability to set which usergroups "Can" see the link.
    • Ability to set which usergroups "Can Not" see the link.
    • Ability to choose which styles the link shows on.
    • Ability to add a title to the link, which users see when the hover over the link.
Additional Pro Features vB 4.2.x
  • Stylevars
    • Has a stylevar to add padding around the images.
    • Has a stylevar to set the images directory, so you can use different images for items on different styles.
  • General Settings
    • Ability to hide the Global Search Box.
    • Option to show a image on the Search Tab.
    • Ability to easily change the image for the Search Tab.
    • Select 1, 2, or 3 columns to show on usergroup selection area, when adding/editing items in the Navigation Manager useful for forums with alot of usergroups.
    • Ability to add unlimited extra navbars to add the tabs to.
  • Add / Edit Tabs
    • Ability to set which navbar the item shows in.
    • Ability to set a image to show on the tab.
    • Ability to add rel="nofollow" to the tabs.
    • Ability to have notes for the tab, viewable when you edit a tab.
  • Add / Edit Menus
    • Ability to set a image to show on the menu.
    • Ability to add rel="nofollow" to the menu.
    • Ability to have notes for the menu, viewable when you edit a menu.
  • Add / Edit Links
    • Ability to set a image to show on the link.
    • Ability to add rel="nofollow" to the link.
    • Ability to have notes for the link, viewable when you edit a link.
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Old 14 Jan 2012, 20:22
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Originally Posted by DragonByte Tech View Post
I suppose that is controlled by vbulletin and is hard coded, I have not even looked where that is due to the fact of the pro version allowing images in the dropdowns.

Chris

Ah righto,

so would it be a possibility to look for it or maybe let me know where i could look for it ? Im no major expert at coding so would really appreciate a hand

Kris

Kool name btw
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Old 15 Jan 2012, 13:18
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Could you take some screenshots of the differences between the navtabs dropdowns and the quicklinks dropdowns. Those two are the same class and should be the same. On my live site, dev site and on the DBT site they look correct, so maybe it is a style issue.

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Old 15 Jan 2012, 13:42
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As requested....
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Old 15 Jan 2012, 15:55
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That is really strange, does it have the same results on a un moddified default skin?

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Old 25 Jan 2012, 15:30
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How do I fix the tab sizes being too long?
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Old 25 Jan 2012, 20:10
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Originally Posted by FF|Skyrider View Post
How do I fix the tab sizes being too long?
That is hard coded by vBulletin. The pro version has a stylevar that you can set to change the size of that though.

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Old 25 Jan 2012, 22:35
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*shrugs*, honestly I prefer not going pro just for that size change. Bit over-doing it in my opinion, especially when I had no issues with changing the size in the sstab advanced plugin.
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Old 26 Jan 2012, 02:07
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I ment the lite version, Styles & Templates / Style Variable Editor / DragonByteTechMods / vbnavtabs_popup_width

That's what I get for answering posts half asleep.

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Old 26 Jan 2012, 02:19
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How to I get the tab to be highlighted when clicked, IE my Home Page
it stays on the forum tab highlighted even though I click and goto Home page.
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Old 26 Jan 2012, 02:30
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You need to enter the, "SET the THIS_SCRIPT value" correctly.

If it is to the cms that comes with vBulletin that would be vbcms

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Old 26 Jan 2012, 03:05
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Oh right thanks I forgot that
EDIT: Got it working thanks

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Old 26 Jan 2012, 08:21
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I think I found some permission issues..





And it's permissions, you should see 2 more tabs each.



I left the permission allowed/not allowed empty, this is correct right? If you want everyone to see the menu. This all happened when I set another tab with permissions. As shown below:



I don't think the system is seeing the permissions correctly, and affects the ones that don't have any permissions.
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Old 26 Jan 2012, 11:22
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Does it happen when you set the permissions like that for the Tab or the Dropdown Items?

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Old 27 Jan 2012, 06:30
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I haven't tried yet, but I forgot to add the tabs was showing correctly for me yesterday (before the post I made above) and then the permissions got screwed up. After I edited one of the tabs in the files tab which has no permissions at all, it all worked fine again..

However, once I moved the tab "beta testers" which has specific permissions from 2 to 3 (further to the right) it all got screwy again.

I think the permissions of a tab that has permissions affects the ones that has no permissions at all.
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Old 27 Jan 2012, 11:21
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Ok I have not been able to replicate that, but I will continue to dig around.

If I can't find anything maybe I will need access to a admin account and ftp info for your board, I will let you know

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