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Mod Version: 1.0.0, by Viper007Bond (Member) Viper007Bond is offline
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vB Version: 3.6.4 Rating: (6 votes - 4.83 average) Installs: 70
Released: 19 Nov 2006 Last Update: 19 Nov 2006 Downloads: 187
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Another plugin that came about due to my own personal needs and which I thought I'd share.


Description:

What this does is hooks into the top of your forum's archive script (ex: this forum's archive) and checks the referrer that the user's browser sends. If it's from Google, Yahoo, or MSN searches, then it redirects to the full version of the index/forum/thread/whatever.

This is needed (IMO) since the search engines crawl that archive and very often show links to it in search results. However, it's rather ugly and has no reply box, etc. etc., so incoming users shouldn't be seeing it.

This plugin does not block access to the archive though. If you click the archive link in your footer or manually type in the URL to it, you won't notice any difference.


Installation:

Download and install the attached product. It's just a single plugin, but products are more powerful, so I thought I'd wrap it into a whole product.


How do I know if it's working right?

Go to Google and type this into the search box:


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That will bring up a list of links to pages in your archive. When you click on one, your forum should redirect you from the archives to the main forum.


It's still not working right!

Reply to this thread and let me know. I may need to slightly adjust the checks to see if you're coming from a search engine or not.


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Old 22 Dec 2007, 15:21
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Old 18 Jan 2008, 10:15
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Nice and great ,
does it decrease our serps?
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Old 18 Jan 2008, 12:37
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superb work very handy thnx you got my vote
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Old 18 Jan 2008, 16:57
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Thumbs up

Excellent Mod!!

Works OK in vB 3.6.7 PL1!!

My Best Regards!!

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Old 15 Jun 2008, 23:33
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Great Mod, I had it in my pendent installs folder and finally installed, thanks!
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