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Cyb - PayPal Donate
Mod Version: 4.8.2, by Valter (Coder) Valter is offline
Developer Last Online: May 2014 I like it Show Printable Version Email this Page

vB Version: 3.8.x Rating: (72 votes - 4.76 average) Installs: 1199
Released: 10 Jan 2009 Last Update: Never Downloads: 5340
Not Supported DB Changes Uses Plugins Auto-Template  

Advanced PayPal Donate system for vBulletin.

-Allow users to donate suggested or custom amounts, or both
-Set minimum amount accepted
-Set currency
-Block usergroups from using Donate system
-Donations list
-Subscriptions (for Business/Premier PayPal Accounts)
-Donation Bar
-Mark donations as confirmed/unconfirmed
-Delete donations
-Move or add confirmed donators to your VIP/Donator usergroup
-Donate statistics (total donations, total amount, numbers of confirmed/unconfirmed donations)
-Block usergroups from viewing Donations or statistics details
-Add donations manually
-Edit donations
-PM reports

See screenshots for more details...

1. Import XML file (as product): AdminCP > Plugin System > Manage Products > [Add/Import Product]

2. OPTIONAL (for some customized styles)
Open template "navbar" and add "$cyb_paypal_donate_link" after "vbphrase[user_cp]</a></td>" surrounded by proper TD tags
3. OPTIONAL (for some customized styles)
Open template "navbar" and add "$cybpaypal_donlist_link" after "vbphrase[miscellaneous]</td></tr>" surrounded by proper TD/TR tags
4. OPTIONAL (to put DonBar to desired page)
a) set THIS_SCRIPT option in hack settings
b) Open desired template and put "$cybpaypal_donbar" where you wish to have Donation Bar shown

To set options:
Go to your AdminCP > vBulletin Options > Cyb - PayPal Donate

To enable in vBa CMPS:

v1.0 - Oct 13. 2005.
- First Release
v1.5 - Nov 28. 2005.
- Added 5th donate option
- Added option to donate custom ammount (as 6th option - can be enabled/disabled in AdminCP)
v2.0 - Apr 20. 2006.
- All known bugs fixed
- Layout and functionality improved
- Some options and settings added (check updated screenshots)
v2.1 - Apr 22. 2006.
- Typo fixed ("bellow" > "below")
- Fixed little error on donations page
- Added option to turn system on or off
- Predefined error message is displayed to users when system is disabled
- Templates now goes to "Cybernetec" group in Style Manager
v2.2 - Jun 03. 2006.
- Uncached template bug fixed
v2.5 - Jul 30. 2006.
- No more file uploads
- Donate options are now opened below navbar when "Donate" link is clicked
- Two plugins removed
- Codes improved
v2.6 - Jul 30. 2006.
- Now "Donate" box can be opened from any page
Link is shown always, not only on forumhome like in v2.5.
v2.7 - Jul 30. 2006.
- Fixed bug with donate form (conflict with several vB forms)
v2.8 - Aug 04. 2006.
- Release of this hack for vB v3.6
v2.9 - Aug 06. 2006.
- Added option to Show/Hide navbar link
- Now you can link to donate system from thread or portal or another site,... (index.php?do=donate)
v3.0 - Aug 25. 2006.
- If your forum's index.php file was renamed, for any reason, now you can enter new filename in ACP hack options to have this hack working properly
- Added "Product Version Checking" -
v3.1 - Mar 03. 2007.
-New: Usergroup-based permissions (set who can use donate system)
-Fix: Guests now can see Donate link in NavBar (if usergroup 1 is not blocked in above function)
-New: Added Subscriptions (durations adjusted in ACP, can be disabled)
-New: Changed from "index.php?do=donate" to "misc.php?do=donate" (Update your custom links!))
-New: Unlimited number of donate options (list amounts in one line, separate with commas)
-Few other functionality and make-up changes...
v3.2 - Mar 04. 2007.
-New: Added text field to enter custom values when Custom is chosen in menu. Otherwise this field is hidden.
-New: Set minimum amount accepted
-New: Unit of time for "Subscriptions time periods" changeable (d, w, m, y)
-New: BB Codes enabled for "Donate Box Note" (smilies, easy text formatting etc...)
-New: Currencies switcher in ACP (easier way to choose your currency)
-Fix: Using "1" in "Subscriptions time periods" disabled (you can not subscribe for 1x and this will give you error at PayPal)
-Few code changes for better compatibility with different server/board configurations
v3.3 - Mar 07. 2007.
-Fixed NavBar link
v3.4 - Mar 14. 2007.
-Fixed bug (if Subscriptions disabled donate amount info not sent properly)
-Improved compatibility with Right to Left direction styles
v3.5 - Apr 28. 2007.
-New: Donator list
-Options to choose which usergroups can see the list of Donators
-List updated automatically on new donations but new item is visible to administrators only
-Admin can mark donation as confirmed, unconfirmed, or delete it
-Admin can manually add Donators to list
-"Display Options" allows you to sort donators by username, donation date, or donation amount, and choose sort order
-Javascript code on Donate page improved
v3.6 - Jun 02. 2007.
-Total/unconfirmed donations info
-Edit donation
-Quick confirm/delete donation
-Option to change background color for unconfirmed donations
-Changeable values are underlined for administrators
-To change any value just type over it and hit Update
v3.7 - Jun 03. 2007.
-Fixed Unconfirmed counter
-Fixed text color in dark styles
v3.8 - Jun 04. 2007.
-Added option to sort donations by confirmation status
-IP address shown instead of username for unknown donators (viewable to admins only)
-Admin have option to resolve unknown donator IP address into hostname
-Added "Donate Statistics" block into drop-down menu
-Added confirmed donations count
-Added total amount info
-Added option to choose which stats users can view (admins can view all)
v3.9 - Jun 10. 2007.
-Fixed tab indexes in "add new donator"
-Fixed listing for users with unknown both username and ip
-Added options to confirm/unconfirm/delete multiple items
-Group membership checking works now for supplementary usergroups too, not only primary one
-Currency list updated to support all currencies currently accepted by PayPal
-Added option to disable suggested amounts and use just input field instead of drop-down menu
v3.9.1 - Jul 23. 2007.
-Fixed security exploits
v4.0 - Aug 9. 2007.
-New: Option to move donator to your Donator/VIP usergroup
-New: Added page navigation to donation list page
-New: Option to disallow non-administrators to view amounts on donation list page
v4.1 - Aug 21. 2007.
-New: PM Reports (any of these can be enabled/disabled):
*Send PM to user after donating
*Send PM to user when donation is confirmed
*Send PM to user when donation is confirmed (manually added donations)
*Send PM notices to Staff when someone uses Donate system
v4.2 - Sep 30. 2007.
-New: Confirmation dialogs before performing actions on Donations page
-New: After completing the payment at user is redirected to your "Thank you" page (message = phrase [cybpaypal_thanks])
-New: Choose if you wish to move or add confirmed donator to your VIP/Donator usergroup
-New: Option to choose to load PayPal login/donate form in current or new browser window/tab
-New: Sort donations by usergroupid
-Subscription options removed (I will not support this anymore so please keep old version if you really need subscriptions)
-General cleanup, known bugs fixes, optimization...
--Save content of "Donate Page - Note" setting field before upgrade (you'll need it to update [cybpaypal_note] phrase later)
v4.3 - Oct 18. 2007.
-Fixed bug with permissions (now admin's primary usergroup must not be 6 to be able to confirm/unconfirm/delete donations)
-Added option to disable BB codes in Donate Note (when BB is disabled then you can use HTML)
-Some minor bug fixes
v4.4 - Dec 10. 2007.
-New: Switch date format (d-m-y or m-d-y)
-New: Add your site logo to PayPal login/donate page
-New: Donation bar
-Fixed problem where some users get a shipping charge
v4.5 - Apr 30. 2008.
-CSRF protection added
-Compatible with vBulletin 3.7 Gold (may not work with Beta/RC releases)
-Minor bugs fixed
v4.6 - Jul 25. 2008.
-Fixed bug (sorting wrong on donation list when switched to next page)
-Fixed bug (unconfirmed/confirmed info disappears on donation list when switched to next page)
-Fixed bug (wrong # values shown to non-admins on the first page of donation list)
-Fixed bug ('Donate Now' in Donation Bar not hidden when already on Donate page)
-New: option to change "Donate" navbar link color, or set it to style default
-New: amounts must not be 5,10,200 anymore, but also can be 5.5,10.5 etc...
-New: Subscriptions (I added this again, but much better implemented this time)
-Many other bug fixes/improvements
v4.7 - Jul 27. 2008.
-Fixed bug ("Minimum amount allowed..." message appears unexpectedly)
-New: Option to set which day in month Donation Bar resets
-Some minor bugs fixed
v4.8 - Oct 19. 2008.
-New: Ability to disable donations temporarily (means system is on but new donations are not accepted)
-New: Donation Bar Menu (with links to Donate page, Donation List, Admin Options)
-Fixed "not accepted amount" bug
-Fixed bug where subscriptions are not logged properly on Donation List
-Minor bug fixes/code improvements
v4.8.1/4.8.2 - Dec 29. 2008.
- Security fix/subscriptions bug fix

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Old 11 Mar 2009, 05:51
M A T M A T is offline
Join Date: Jun 2007
My members often donate via Libertyreserve. Does this Mod work fine with Libertyreserve?

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Old 12 Mar 2009, 16:20
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How do I show below donbar the chat

I do not chat over
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Old 16 Mar 2009, 01:26
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With all the problems everyone is having with this hack, why is it rated a 5?
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Old 16 Mar 2009, 23:46 is offline
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I can not seem to get the donation bar to show up.
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Old 17 Mar 2009, 21:37
KillerStefan KillerStefan is offline
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Originally Posted by xDISTURBDx View Post
I'm having a problem with when people donate it doesn't show up on the bar. what i mean is its says $0 received and the percentage doesn't change either how do i fix this?
Same here.
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Old 17 Mar 2009, 21:47
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cynthetiq cynthetiq is offline
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are you confirming the donations?
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Old 17 Mar 2009, 21:54
KillerStefan KillerStefan is offline
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Yes, I want to add donations manually who donated before I installed this mod.
All I see is No Donors blabla in misc?=donlist and when I select options I see sorting options but no other things.
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Old 17 Mar 2009, 22:07
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cynthetiq cynthetiq is offline
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I've not done any manual donations, but the only way that I get any names to pop up on the bar, is to confirm the donations that show up in the list.

I did a few test donations, not finishing the paypal portion, but my name appeared in the list. once I confirmed it via the donor page, it added my donation to the bar.
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Old 19 Mar 2009, 19:48
jdougher jdougher is offline
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Judging from the comments, this looks like the MODIFICATION FROM HELL.

Why is it rated so highly?
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Old 20 Mar 2009, 03:50
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cynthetiq cynthetiq is offline
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Originally Posted by jdougher View Post
Judging from the comments, this looks like the MODIFICATION FROM HELL.

Why is it rated so highly?
It has only been on my site for 2 months and it works as advertised without much issue. It has helped me easily collect money over and above my operating costs so that it can cover dry spell months.
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Old 20 Mar 2009, 11:12 is offline
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Works like a charm for me!
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Old 21 Mar 2009, 13:39
Icy Icy is offline
Join Date: Nov 2007
Real name: Icy
Having 1 problem. My Donation Bar is showing on all pages though I've set the option to show only on forum home. Any help?
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Old 21 Mar 2009, 15:18
Fredrics Fredrics is offline
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The reason people are always complaining on the thread is because there is no reason to just write thanks. This mod has been working perfectly since the start and has allowed us to have many more donations.

However i now need more features from this mod, such as extra fields so that i can do more things. Could i be pointed in the correct direction. (Will also be posting in payed modifications)
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Old 22 Mar 2009, 04:17
nNJ nNJ is offline
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The donation Link Isn't showing up in the NavBar. (Yes it is turned on in vBulletin Options)

It was showing until I removed The Calendar and FAQ links, and added a Home Link.
Now, it does not show.

I tried unintstalling then reinstalling, but no such luck. Any Ideas?
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Old 22 Mar 2009, 10:46
Valter Valter is offline
Join Date: Aug 2005
You can either add it manually, or put back original link to FAQ.
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