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Common Questions and Anwsers to vB3
Zachery
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by Zachery Zachery is offline 15 Jan 2004

Common Questions and Anwser to vB3

Q. My logo is off center, how do i fix this?

A. Open your header template and find   and remove it.

Q. I'm trying add a second adminstrator and they dont see all the options

A. You must edit config.php and place your userid, which is 1 if you installed the board. Then you will be able to edit and change the Adminstrator Permissions

Q. How can i edit the text somewhere, such as the guest message?

A. Its most likly in the Language and Phrase manager. search for it .

Q. How do i revert all templates?

A. AdminCP > Style Manager > Drop down > Revert all Templates.

Q. How do i add a profile feild into the postbit?

A. All you need to do is note the field id and replace it for x in the example below, then place it into your Postbit or Postbit Legacy
Example: $post[fieldX]

Q. How do i configure IPN for subscriptions with paypal to work?


A. http://scott.dev.vbulletin.com/ipn_doc/

Q. How to i turn on debug mode?

A. before ?> in config.php add $debug=1;

Q. If your gettin a message like "Cannot modify header information - headers already sent "

A. there is whitespace after ?> or before <?php

Q. Where can i set Avatar / Profile Picture settings?

A. this is now done on a per usergroup baisis

Q. How can i setup how many days / posts a user must have before they can get an avatar / profile picture / Personal Messages / be able to download attachments

A. This is now accomplished by usergroup promotion and primary / secondary usergroups. AdminCP > Usergroups > Promotions

Q. How Can i change my postbit to look like it used to / on this site (vb.org)

A. ACP > vBulletin Options > Thread Display Options (showthread) > Use Legacy (Vertical) Postbit Template > YES


i will continue to update this as nessary

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Old 15 Jan 2004, 03:08
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Q. What is the PHP Code I need to be able to display my custom templates

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

Into PHPINCLUDESTART template or whatever PHP file you need, (ex: index.php for displaying it on FORUMHOME, global for displaying it on all pages)
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Old 15 Jan 2004, 03:09
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Originally Posted by TheAnt
Q. What is the PHP Code I need to be able to display my custom templates

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

Into PHPINCLUDESTART template or whatever PHP file you need, (ex: index.php for displaying it on FORUMHOME, global for displaying it on all pages)
already covered in my Basics of vB3
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Old 15 Jan 2004, 05:29
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Nice tips there Faranth How about adding the one in there i asked you about making links.
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Old 15 Jan 2004, 05:31
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templates my boy templates i do have a few more tutorials to write, one is about adding links, and of course my conditions tutorial
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Old 15 Jan 2004, 08:16
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Originally Posted by Faranth
Common Questions and Anwser to vB3

Q. My logo is off center, how do i fix this?

A. Open your header template and find &nbsp; and remove it.
hrm
nevermind found it

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Old 15 Jan 2004, 16:33
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i guess ill add one more

remove the the whole second <td > from the code
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Old 15 Jan 2004, 17:22
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the FAQ should be upgraded with new questions/answers such as these ...
the way I see it if you make it available people will use it.

Plus, I think the faq interface is friendlier than the boards (easier to find things).
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Old 15 Jan 2004, 17:25
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well i was just tired of anwsering the same questions to every use every other day so i just made this
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Old 06 Feb 2004, 00:36
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can someone tell me how i can set up an if statement to detect if the user is an admin. plz.........
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Old 05 May 2004, 21:37
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Q. How Can i change my postbit to look like it used to / on this site (vb.org)

A. ACP > vBulletin Options > Thread Display Options (showthread) > Use Legacy (Vertical) Postbit Template > YES
i don't have "Use Legacy (Vertical) Postbit Template" in my "Thread Display Option (showthread)"..... now what can i do
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Old 05 May 2004, 22:12
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http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showt...182#post594182

Have not updated it here for abit, sorry
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