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Word Links FREE (Turn words into links) by BOP5
Mod Version: 2.0, by BirdOPrey5 (IB Staff) BirdOPrey5 is offline
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vB Version: 4.x.x Rating: (33 votes - 4.91 average) Installs: 241
Released: 16 May 2011 Last Update: 05 Mar 2012 Downloads: 1244
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Thank You for voting this June 2011 Mod of the Month!!!

The purpose of this mod is to automatically turn keywords or phrases you specify into links. You set a list of keywords and a list of URLs to link them to and let the mod do the rest.

This is the FREE Version. It allows you to auto-link words in:
  • Posts/Threads
  • Private Messages
  • Visitor Messages
  • Social Groups

The GOLD Version is available at Qapla.com It allows auto-linking words in:
  • Posts/Threads
  • Private Messages
  • Visitor Messages
  • Social Groups
  • Picture Comments
  • Blog Entries
  • Blog Comments
  • CMS Articles
  • CMS Comments

Live Demo at Qapla.com.

There are many options as you can see in the screenshot. You can choose to include the "nofollow" attribute, choose to open links in a new tab, choose to match whole words only or not, specify specific forums, enable in social groups and visitor messages, and disable completely for selected usergroups or styles.

Version: 2.0
  • New in 0.91: Limit the number of links created per keyword per post.
  • New in 0.92: Use CSS to customize the look of links created by this mod.
  • New in 0.93: Linked words now retain the same case as they were originally typed. Also a new option to specify whether linked words are case sensitive or not.
  • New in 0.935: Fixed conflict with VBSEO and possibly other mods. Upgrade if you are having problems.
  • New in 0.94: Made the "Custom CSS" an option to prevent unnecessary HTML if not needed.
  • New in 0.95: Enable or disable in PMs.
  • New in 0.96: Should fix conflicts with AME3 mod, restores same case change in 0.93.
  • New in 1.0: Additional code to prevent unintended linking. No new features.
  • New in 1.1: Set approximate number of max links per page.
  • New in 1.2: Fixed bug when Ampersands (&) were used in keywords.
  • New in 1.3: Added optional notice on posts with links and associated phrase.
  • New in 1.5: Two new features: 1) You can now use a csv data file for your links (and advanced features) if you prefer and 2) You can use a custom user profile field to allow users to disable the mod individually if you choose.
  • New in 1.5a: Updated German language file thanks to Igel1.
  • New in 1.6: Fixed bug if keyword was part of thread title and thread title was a link in the post. (VB4 Only)
  • New in 1.7: Added field to extend the regex easily through the mod settings. Included fix for bold/font color links.
  • New in 2.0: Rewritten more efficient code. Added option to disable by styleid. Added GOLD version.

Example... If someone types:

"I bought it on Amazon."

This mod can auto convert it to:

"I bought it on Amazon."

And you would presumably put your Amazon affiliate code, if you had one, in the link.

NOTE: This mod does not alter the actual posts or the database. Disabling or uninstalling the mod will remove all links.

There is a VB3 and VB4 version of this mod, please download the correct version.

Full instructions in zip file.

Notice:
Since the following words are used in HTML tags I would avoid them as keywords:
style, div, class, pre, href, img, html, meta, name, rel, nofollow, and link.

I would also avoid any single letter or two letter keywords since they could easily be used accidentally in places you weren't intending.

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Old 18 May 2011, 11:54
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Old 18 May 2011, 14:28
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Originally Posted by Kolbi View Post
3) Incredible the class tag seems not to work for links? Although it might be good, if you make the span tag as an option, because for example me I don't want to use it

Your new version is now working Although it was a clean vB 4.1.2 installation.


Suggestions:
  • Optional span tag
  • Option: Links per page
I hear you on the span tags... for now you can, and probably have, remove(d) them from the plugin code by changing the line:

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

to:


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

In all 3 plugins.

I'll make the span tags optional in the next release.

Appreciate the nominations.
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Old 18 May 2011, 15:33
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what if the word is already anchored i nthe post
will this mod override the link somebody gave, or it leaves such links alone?
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Old 18 May 2011, 17:07
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It leaves existing links alone.
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Old 18 May 2011, 18:52
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notminated for mod of month. this is great i was waitign for that
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Old 19 May 2011, 16:06
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Updated to 0.94- Adds the new feature to disable the <span> tags if not using custom css. Will prevent generating unnecessary HTML code.
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Do you know how this mod influences performance?
For example if you have a lot of keywords to be replaced?
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Old 19 May 2011, 21:24
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Originally Posted by Kolbi View Post
Do you know how this mod influences performance?
For example if you have a lot of keywords to be replaced?
I don't have any statistics but it's fair to say the longer a post is and the more keywords you have the bigger affect on performance it will be. At what point it may become noticeable I don't know.

The bulk of the work here is being done by php's preg_replace function if that means anything to you.
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Old 20 May 2011, 07:22
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Okay, thank you.

A little suggestion, is it possible to disable it on PMs? I know the postbit is used there, too. But perhaps you can use the this_script attribut?


//Edit:

Found a good test about pre_replace and str_replace: http://blog.rvi-media.de/php/perform...e-ist-langsam/
Seems that str_replace is a little bit faster...

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Old 20 May 2011, 12:35
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Originally Posted by Kolbi View Post
Okay, thank you.

A little suggestion, is it possible to disable it on PMs? I know the postbit is used there, too. But perhaps you can use the this_script attribut?


//Edit:

Found a good test about pre_replace and str_replace: http://blog.rvi-media.de/php/perform...e-ist-langsam/
Seems that str_replace is a little bit faster...
Good idea on the PM Disable option, I can work that into the next release.

str_replace is faster but not possible to use in this mod.
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Old 20 May 2011, 19:46
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Updated to 0.95- added option to enable or disable in PMs.
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Old 23 May 2011, 02:09
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Thanks man, you really do make great mods.

Few suggestions:

1) Most important, if you could make it that every word/phrase and it's link is in one row on it's own special page.

So we make it something like this:

Link word or phrase - http://link.to.some.website/

It would make it much more easier to manage words/phrases and belonging links when we have more links. And we all will.

2. Make this page available through front end to chosen usergroups (admins of course), or maybe even to certain users. It's much easier to do some things without need to go to admincp. And I could give task of entering word-links to someone who isn't admin.

3. Add ability to set description of link (title="link description"), so we could inform users where this links leads to. It's excellent for advertising purposes, we could sell words etc.

I'd like to see it in same line with other links info:

Link word or phrase - http://link.to.some.website/ - link description

4. Ability to time expire word links. If we sell someone word link, it would be much easier that they expire automatically. Of course, everything would be in same line:

Link word or phrase - http://link.to.some.website/ - link description - expiration date

I hope that you could make at least suggestions 1,3 and 4. Not sure but I think they are relatively easy to implement. It would make this mod really great.
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Old 23 May 2011, 03:03
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1 and 3 I can certainly consider... 2 isn't my thing, it would far complicate things, sorry. 4 I will consider too, would be possible but you wouldn't want too many expired words to get stuck in the list, it would start to affect performance eventually- It's really better to just remove them manually. But I'll see what I can do.
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Ok, if you can make 1 and 3, it would be very useful. Especially 1, it makes everything much more logical to find. Automatically expiring links makes things easier, I certainly would like to see it and I can prune it afterwards. If you maybe enable sorting of words by some criteria (expired or not, etc), so we know what links are expired?
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Old 23 May 2011, 17:17
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Originally Posted by Alan_SP View Post
. If you maybe enable sorting of words by some criteria (expired or not, etc), so we know what links are expired?
No, again that would add complexity I'm not willing to put that much time into it.
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