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[AJAX] Post Thank You Hack
Mod Version: 7.4, by Abe1 (Coder) Abe1 is offline
Developer Last Online: Jun 2010 I like it Show Printable Version Email this Page

This modification is in the archives.
vB Version: 3.6.x Rating: (210 votes - 4.76 average) Installs: 2721
Released: 03 Aug 2006 Last Update: 21 Mar 2008 Downloads: 16524
Not Supported DB Changes Uses Plugins Template Edits Additional Files  

vB 3.7 version of this hack here: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=165673
vB 4.0 version of this hack here: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=231666

Post Thank You Hack 7.4


About this hack:
One of the biggest problems on forums as you may know is 'posts boosting'. There are users who LOVE to say 'thanks' when ever they can. How can it hurt? Their post count goes up, they have nothing to loose.

There are also users who really like to express their thanks to post but don't like posting a post that looks like they're post boosting.

Then comes the moderators who have to delete people's thanks yous so a thread can look readable with out the thanks yous thrown around.

Finally comes the posters of these useful posts. They have no idea how many people really likes their posts if only some people say 'thanks'.

What this hack does is fix ALL these problems - except those users who like post boosting. This places a button called 'thanks.' When a user clicks on it, it places his username in a box right under the post saying that so-and-so says 'thanks' for the post. Every-one who clicks is placed in one box.

By giving your users the extra feature, you forum will look allot nice and organized. It is a guaranteed liking by ALL the members of your forum.

Features:
  • Uses vBulletin easy Product installer/updater/uninstaller
  • Uses AJAX technology so your users don't have to refresh when they thank.
  • Places an easy to use button next to the edit button
  • Separate looks for postbit and postbit_legacy
  • Places all Thanks into one small box
  • Uses only ONE query every time you view a showthread page!
  • Users can't thank twice
  • Option to not allow users to thank their own post
  • Guests don't see 'thanks' button
  • Counts how many thanks a user gives
  • Counts how many thanks a post gets
  • Shows how many thanks a user gave in every post of his
  • Shows how many thanks a user gave in profile
  • Shows how many thanks a user got
  • Shows how many posts or a user are thanked
  • Shows info in profile
  • Search for a users thanked posts
  • Search for all thanked posts
  • Administrator can remove all Thanks from a single post
  • Users can remove their own Thanks
  • Turn on and off hack totally
  • Turn on and off hack for only some forums
  • Option to turn off hack for all but the first post of a thread
  • Option to turn off hack for all but the first post of a thread in specific forums
  • Option to turn off hack view of date for specific or all forums
  • Option to add to post count when someone clicks 'thanks'.
  • Option to give a user who receives thanks reputation points.
  • Ban Usergroups
  • Ban Users
  • Uses Phrases
  • Cache Templates
  • Guaranteed to be liked by ALL users on your forum!
Installation information on hack: (If installed on vb 3.7)
  • Files edited: 0
  • Templates edited: 0
  • Files to upload: 7
  • Time to install: 1 minute max

Updates:

Version 7.0 (12/20/07):
  • Release of this hack for vBulletin version 3.7
  • This version works on all vBulletin versions from 3.6.0 and up

Version 7.1 (12/24/07):
  • Fixed up the vb3.7 profile block code including fixing showing your info and not the member you are looking at.

Version 7.2 (01/24/08):
  • Updated files: post_thanks.php, functions_post_thanks.php
  • Updated templates: post_thanks_memberinfo_block, post_thanks_member_info
  • New option: Remove User's Thanks Count When Deleting Post
  • New phrase: post_thanks_search_user_gave
  • FIX User reputation level now updates. (Thanks to liwo for this one.)
  • NEW Added option to view all posts a user has thanked.
  • FIX Fixed Special Action - Delete All of a Users Thanks
  • FIX Should have fixed some 'foreach()' errors.

Version 7.3 (03/15/08):
  • Updated file: functions_post_thanks.php
  • Updated template: post_thanks_memberinfo_block
  • Deleted template: post_thanks_memberinfo_css
  • New option: Choice to use Markup Usernames or not. (Thanks to Namaless)
  • New option: Ban User from Getting Thanks
  • New option: Max Thanks a User can Give Per Day
  • FIX Fixed repeating bug on vb 3.6.7 forums.
  • CHANGE Changed where the post thanks info shows on the Profile Page. Moved to same box as statistics. (This will require a template edit if you are running vb3.7 beta 2-4)

Version 7.4 (03/21/08):
  • FIX: Fixed Profile Stats for vb3.7.0 RC1 users.

Please post your comments or suggestions for this hack. I read ALL posts.

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Pictures:
  1. Showing the 'thanks' button and stats in Postbit
  2. Showing post after 'thanks' (user view)
  3. Showing post after 'thanks' with legacy posts (admin view)
  4. Stats in members profile and link
  5. Link in Search drop down menu
  6. Hacks settings

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  #1501  
Old 31 Jul 2007, 06:20
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Real name: Abe
Originally Posted by mgurain View Post
Hi,
The important question: will this version also reset the counters in case of upgrading from any older version ?
It shouldn't, but if it does, you can use the recounters.
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MY HACKS -

Active Link Security 3.0.X | Add Title to Rank Images 3.5.X | Admin Log In As User 3.5.X 3.6.X | Advanced BBCode Permissions 3.5.X 3.6.X | Can't See Attachments Before Thanking a Post 3.5.X | Can't Thank and Groan the Same Post 3.5.X | Delete Post when Giving Infraction 3.6.X | Edit New Thread Button 3.5.X | External Data Provider Usergroup Permissions Setting 3.5.X | Forms Hack 3.5.X, 3.6.X | Log Logins Hack 3.5.X 3.6.X | Moderator Statistics 3.5.X | Post Award Hack 3.0.X 3.5.X | [AJAX] Post Thank You Hack 3.0.X 3.5.X 3.6.X | [AJAX] Post Groan Hack 3.5.X 3.6.X | Post Thank You Hack Stats for vBadvanced CMPS 2.x 3.5.X | Search Title only in search drop-down 3.5.X, 3.6.X | 'vBMenu' DHTML User Option 3.5.X 3.6.X | vBShout on all pages! 3.5.X
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  #1502  
Old 31 Jul 2007, 06:51
ramta ramta is offline
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
excelente hack gracias amigo
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Old 31 Jul 2007, 12:03
req2d req2d is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Hi Abe1, have been using this for a while and thank you for it.

I currently have a custom setup where I'm only taking one value from the whole code for my postbit, i.e. :



I noticed the template edits in the update for 3 6 8 don't make use of this code for each element, can I still keep the old one? Many thanks
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  #1504  
Old 31 Jul 2007, 12:20
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Real name: Abe
Originally Posted by req2d View Post
Hi Abe1, have been using this for a while and thank you for it.

I currently have a custom setup where I'm only taking one value from the whole code for my postbit, i.e. :



I noticed the template edits in the update for 3 6 8 don't make use of this code for each element, can I still keep the old one? Many thanks
You can blank out templates you dont want.
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MY HACKS -

Active Link Security 3.0.X | Add Title to Rank Images 3.5.X | Admin Log In As User 3.5.X 3.6.X | Advanced BBCode Permissions 3.5.X 3.6.X | Can't See Attachments Before Thanking a Post 3.5.X | Can't Thank and Groan the Same Post 3.5.X | Delete Post when Giving Infraction 3.6.X | Edit New Thread Button 3.5.X | External Data Provider Usergroup Permissions Setting 3.5.X | Forms Hack 3.5.X, 3.6.X | Log Logins Hack 3.5.X 3.6.X | Moderator Statistics 3.5.X | Post Award Hack 3.0.X 3.5.X | [AJAX] Post Thank You Hack 3.0.X 3.5.X 3.6.X | [AJAX] Post Groan Hack 3.5.X 3.6.X | Post Thank You Hack Stats for vBadvanced CMPS 2.x 3.5.X | Search Title only in search drop-down 3.5.X, 3.6.X | 'vBMenu' DHTML User Option 3.5.X 3.6.X | vBShout on all pages! 3.5.X
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  #1505  
Old 31 Jul 2007, 13:42
dtommy79 dtommy79 is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Hi,

How can I put the thanks datas (Thanks: 1
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post) in the posts under the Location, Join date, posts etc.?
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  #1506  
Old 31 Jul 2007, 21:02
dtommy79 dtommy79 is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Anyone?
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  #1507  
Old 01 Aug 2007, 03:01
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Hornstar Hornstar is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Real name: Matt
Upgraded without a problem, will now test out the admincp features more, hopefully they are working now.
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  #1508  
Old 01 Aug 2007, 22:46
twilighthush twilighthush is offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Okay, I'm trying to edit my post_thanks_postbit_legacy template so I can apply <div class="info"> around "Thanks: 0 / Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts" ... but I can't seem to figure it out. I've tried a lot of different things. Currently, this is what it looks like:


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

-- still nonfunctional. Please advise?
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  #1509  
Old 01 Aug 2007, 23:12
chiwexa chiwexa is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Hey, i don't have got a border around it. Pls can anyone help me?

Usually it should by like this:
http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/attac...5&d=1179188414
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  #1510  
Old 02 Aug 2007, 00:07
SCRIPT3R SCRIPT3R is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Originally Posted by twilighthush View Post
Okay, I'm trying to edit my post_thanks_postbit_legacy template so I can apply <div class="info"> around "Thanks: 0 / Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts" ... but I can't seem to figure it out. I've tried a lot of different things. Currently, this is what it looks like:


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

-- still nonfunctional. Please advise?
is this what you're trying to accomplish?
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  #1511  
Old 02 Aug 2007, 00:53
dtommy79 dtommy79 is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
hi,

How can I put the 'Thanks:' and 'Thanked x times in x Posts' under the Join date and post numbers? Like here on the picture:

http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/attac...2&d=1128225962
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  #1512  
Old 02 Aug 2007, 01:00
twilighthush twilighthush is offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
No, that isn't.

In the postbit_legacy: http://www.jrockrevolution.com/forum < There are Div boxes around each field of information. I ideally want divs around the Thank you bit.
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  #1513  
Old 02 Aug 2007, 05:05
Mag1c Mag1c is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
the thanks button does not even show on my site?! whats the deal.. i installed everything correctly.. some help please
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  #1514  
Old 02 Aug 2007, 05:14
rodneytamblyn rodneytamblyn is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Hi Mag1c,
If you have ever previously installed this mod you may have manually edited the templates, you need to update these edits, as newer versions have changed the template edits.

Be sure to **carefully** check the "Template Edits for Custom Styles.txt" against your site.

~ Rodney
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  #1515  
Old 02 Aug 2007, 05:21
Mag1c Mag1c is offline
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
i havent ever really installed something... must of been my uploader.. im a complete newb to this.. can u guide me?

i installed v 3 6 8

i have vb 3.6.8
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