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GRPS: Groups Commune 2.0.x
Mod Version: 2.0.13, by sabret00the (Member) sabret00the is offline
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vB Version: 3.6.4 Rating: (30 votes - 4.57 average) Installs: 231
Released: 22 Sep 2006 Last Update: 29 Sep 2007 Downloads: 19290
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Welcome ladies and gentleman, this is the release thread for GRPS, an interactive groups commune. I hope you enjoy this release and i sincerely hope it provides everything to your community in which you're looking for.

What is it?
It's a groups commune. The original idea is that forums with lots and lots of forums on the front-page suck, as a result i thought most of the conversation was rather obscure in regards to what the forums were trying to achieve, so it'd be nice to have that all going on elsewhere, not detracting away from the content and stopping your front-page from looking like a car crash.

Features?
  • Groups Home
    • Groups Activity List
      • Newest Groups
      • Most Popular Groups
      • Largest Groups
    • Category List
    • Group Search by Title
    • Group Sort by Alphabetical Title, Categories, Member Count

    • Users can create groups
    • Admin switch to moderate groups or not
      • Admin CP access to moderation panel
  • Groups Page
    • Posts since last visit notification
    • Group Info
      • Group Leader shown with avatar
      • Category
      • Type
        • Groups can be listed as public, private or hidden
      • Start Date
      • Member count
      • Post count
    • Group Desciption
      • Shows group title
      • Shows random image
      • Shows group information set by group leader
    • Groups Thread List (Forum)
      • Status Icon
      • Title
        • Threads use postbit as per the forums
      • Thread Author with avatar and time that the thread was started
      • Last reply with avatar, username and time that the last reply was posted
      • Post New Thread Button
        • Groups Members can create threads
    • Newest Members
      • Shows five newest members
      • Link to view all members
        • Shows all members of the group
    • Group Options
      • Users can join/leave groups
        • PM Notification for group leaders upon join requests (when moderation enabled).
        • PM Notification for of acceptance or refusal.
      • Users can send invites to other users via PM
  • Groups Thread
    • Groups Info Box (see above for more info)
    • Group Description box (see above for more info)
    • Newest Members List (see above for more info)
    • List of groups posts using forums postbit
    • Pagination using native vBulletin pagination
    • Group Leader/Moderation Options
      • Open/Close Thread
      • Stick Thread
      • Delete Thread
    • Users have the ability to report posts
    • Moderators have the ability to view IP and host.
  • Group Leader Options
    • Groups Management
      • WYSIWYG Editor
      • Reason for editing box
      • Group Options
        • Private Posts
        • Only group leader can make threads
        • Moderate Members
        • Show group text edit details
        • Hide group image on group pages
        • Hidden Group
          • This option is only available to admins
    • Group Members Moderation
      • Ability to accept or deny new members
  • Postbit Integration
    • View Users Groups
  • User Control Panel (Integration)
    • List of groups appears in usercp in order of the last post
  • Administrator Options
    • vBulletin Options
      • Turn groups on or off
      • Groups Limit Per User
      • Posts Per Page (threads)
      • Check Forum Activity Posts
      • Check Forum Activity Time
      • Number of Random Images
      • Turn email notification of new groups on/off
    • Usergroup Options
      • Can view groups
      • Can create groups
      • Can join groups
      • Can post messages in groups
      • Can edit messages in groups
      • Can delete messages posted in groups
      • Numbers of groups usergroup can join limited
      • Can moderate groups
        • See above for more info
      • Can view IP Addresses
    • Category Editor
      • Edit
        • Edit cat id (please not this can ef up your show)
        • Edit cat title
        • Edit cat description
      • Add
        • New Cat Title And Description
    • Groups Editor
      • Search for group by id
        • Edit
          • Title
          • Desciption
          • Categoryid
          • Group leader id
          • Private Posts
          • Moderate Members
          • Hidden group

Special Thanks to harry1951, without his help testing and his recommendations, this would've never ended up the way it did.

Honestly, i can't think of anything else, if you appreciate the work gone into this mod, please donate (in GBP) (right click open in new window)

Hopefully you all appreciate that i just relaunched my site and rather than soak up the atmosphere there or go out drinking i came to release this tonight.

Screens below, rest to your right

Please note this mod does work with 3.5.x

PLEASE DO NOT JOIN MY SITE IN A BID TO PLAY WITH IT OR HAVE A LOOK AT IT FURTHER, MY SITE IS SOMETHING I VALUE FOR BEING SOMEWHERE I CAN CHILL AT, IT'S NOT A TEST SUITE OR DEMO!

Bug Fixes
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC1b.zip: fix regarding incorrect table prefixes in index.php and editpost.php
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC2.zip: fix regarding incorrect table prefixes in functions_grps.php and class_grps.php. also fix regarding installation instructions.
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC3.zip: fix regarding inability to get to create groups page. updated simplified instructions, sadly still not cool html ones and also added ability to delete groups, delete categories and of course the menu options to get to these.
    • Groups v2.0.0 RC3b.zip: fix regarding joining and leaving group depreciated function error added uninstaller to the zip at http://www.yoursite.com/groups/tools...p?do=uninstall
    • Groups v2.0.0 RC3c.zip: fix regarding edit being stated as 70's on group stages, requires re-installtion of the plugin only.
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC4.zip: various bug fixes and new general setting, please reupload all files and then reinstall the product.
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC5.zip: bug fixes regarding fixing links to forums being broken and forcing redirects for create group outcomes.
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC6.zip: various bug fixes including table prefixes in admincp, invitations system now features in-line erroneous username fall-back and clean up regarding broken images in viewthread.php
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC7.zip: bug fixes including missing phrases and missing 'noavatar.gif for group leader on groups info.
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC8.zip: various bug fixes including missing phrases, smilies not working. new function to turn of new group moderation. form now working on print_no_permission page (thanks Adrian) and something else i forgot.
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC9.zip: fixes two spelling mistakes, moves viewthread.php string_replacements to admincp and simplifies the installer experience. (yeah i thought there'd be more to it too).
    • Groups v2.0.0 RC9b.zip: re-fixes two spelling mistakes, fixes a viewthread.php string_replacement via the admincp and turns the default random image count down to that of which is provided.
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC10.zip: optimises some of the code, cuts down on queries in exchange for additional joins and now forces compatibility in groups/viewthread.php with vBulletin options. also adds new option in admincp in order to make usercp listing work better out of the box.
  • Groups v2.0.0 RC11.zip: fixes a problem with avatars not displaying correctly in thread listing and also optimises the code in membership.php
  • Groups v2.0.0.zip: adds and array_merge to the code and smilie popup fixed. now features hooks for plug-in 'easability'. uCS integration moved to external plugin too.
  • Groups v2.0.1.zip: removes one hook, fixes problem with membership.php, fixes problem editgroup.php not remembering options and fixes avatar problem.
  • Groups v2.0.2.zip: various bug fixes (like missing pagenavs, more elegant removal of reputation button and infraction button and php notices), one or two new features (like intuitive page titles) and now fully phrased.
  • Groups v2.0.3.zip: bug fix regarding now being able to select categories. includes a new feature which is basically pagination for the thread listings.
  • Groups v2.0.4.zip: bug fix regarding not being able to moderate group memberships.
  • Groups v2.0.5.zip: bug fix regarding those introduced via 2.0.4, new features such as double post prevention disable, admins can override privacy settings, usergroup permission text more intuitive and end-user usability increased with modification to threadbit on groups.php. group leaders can now kick users from there groups.
  • Groups v2.0.6.zip: bug fix including report, missing edit button and other misc small bugs, new features such as disable hidden groups, allow mods to see private groups, and resign from group handing off to another user.
  • Groups v2.0.7.zip: bug fix including fixing post counts, thread goto's and fatal php errors.
  • Groups v2.0.8.zip: bug fix regarding inability to delete posts, problem with editing posts and other misc errors.
  • Groups v2.0.9.zip: various bug fixes including wywiwyg error, admin cp error and redirect/goto errors.
    • Groups v2.0.9b.zip: fixes problem with upgrade4.php
  • Groups v2.0.10.zip: various bug fixes including acknowledging renamed modcp and admincp dir's also adds option regarding removing of posts at group exit/kick.
  • Groups v2.0.11.zip: various bug fixes including security/privacy fixes.
  • Groups v2.0.12.zip: permission bug fixed.
  • Groups v2.0.13.zip: various bug fixes including ability to ignore members in groups and newreply bug.

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  #1681  
Old 08 Jun 2007, 23:51
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Originally Posted by Trana View Post
Will there be any sort of search functionality or notifications in 3.x?
Notifications yes. search functionality. i'm not sure about yet. it's too early to tell. though if you're more specific as to what you're hoping for it helps.
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Old 09 Jun 2007, 11:12
Jay-MOB Jay-MOB is offline
 
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Hello, I wasnt here since ages, (i downloaded it at some point when it was still in the rc phases and I am too stupid to use rc's), anyways at that time you said that it is not compatible with a couple of other mods/hacks, do you know the major ones with whom your mod is not compatible with??

If i remember right it was zoints seo, is it still the case?
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Old 09 Jun 2007, 11:31
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Originally Posted by Jay-MOB View Post
Hello, I wasnt here since ages, (i downloaded it at some point when it was still in the rc phases and I am too stupid to use rc's), anyways at that time you said that it is not compatible with a couple of other mods/hacks, do you know the major ones with whom your mod is not compatible with??

If i remember right it was zoints seo, is it still the case?
As far as i know, yes it is. whether or not the Zoints people have updated it i don't know. it's also incompatible with vBSEO as far as i know. That said i do recall some users saying their was a fix posted on the vBSEO site.
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Old 09 Jun 2007, 17:57
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cheers thats great
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Old 10 Jun 2007, 09:34
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I have just installed this hack, but for some reason I cannot seem to create any threads in any groups. Do you know what may cause this and how to fix it. FYI I am using 3.6.7 PL1
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Old 10 Jun 2007, 17:20
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same goes for me.

Group creation works but even the group owner can't create threads.
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Old 10 Jun 2007, 18:37
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My groups mod works great. The only problem is, my url is not http://www.myurl.com/groups, it is http://www.myurl.com/forums/groups. I managed to manually change the URLs everywhere, so it works just fine, the only problem I have is when users invite each other to groups. The invite shows a link to join and view the groups, but I need to adjust it so that it reflects the correct url for my site. I don't know where I would go about editing this, but anyhelp would be appreciated.
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Old 10 Jun 2007, 20:19
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Smile

Originally Posted by sabret00the View Post
Yosh! took a while but we got there in the end.

However i bet you still have bad news for me that your [img] problem still exists?
Yes, the IMG problem is still there.

Do I have to re-import the product (xml) as well during this upgrade? I currently have v2.0.10 installed.
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Old 10 Jun 2007, 22:01
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Originally Posted by LightScribe View Post
I have just installed this hack, but for some reason I cannot seem to create any threads in any groups. Do you know what may cause this and how to fix it. FYI I am using 3.6.7 PL1
this may seem a silly question so don't shoot me, but i have to ask. you have set the usergroup permissions right?
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Old 10 Jun 2007, 22:03
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Originally Posted by dpatel304 View Post
My groups mod works great. The only problem is, my url is not http://www.myurl.com/groups, it is http://www.myurl.com/forums/groups. I managed to manually change the URLs everywhere, so it works just fine, the only problem I have is when users invite each other to groups. The invite shows a link to join and view the groups, but I need to adjust it so that it reflects the correct url for my site. I don't know where I would go about editing this, but anyhelp would be appreciated.
in invitation.php find

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

and replace with

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

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Old 10 Jun 2007, 22:09
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Originally Posted by Endurer View Post
Yes, the IMG problem is still there.

Do I have to re-import the product (xml) as well during this upgrade? I currently have v2.0.10 installed.
Tell me if this fixes your [img] problem.
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Old 10 Jun 2007, 22:10
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Originally Posted by dizzy100 View Post
same goes for me.

Group creation works but even the group owner can't create threads.
what's the error?
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Old 12 Jun 2007, 09:12
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Originally Posted by sabret00the View Post
what's the error?
no permission error, even for the group creator, and all permissions are set to allow posting in the usergroups.
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Old 12 Jun 2007, 12:43
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hey the hack is great, does it by any chance show the groups you are in , in the user profile???

great work sabret00the
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  #1695  
Old 16 Jun 2007, 00:51
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Originally Posted by dizzy100 View Post
no permission error, even for the group creator, and all permissions are set to allow posting in the usergroups.
I unfortunately have the same error. When attempting to make a new thread it just throws a permission error. I double checked my usergroup permissions and tried changing the option of only group leader making threads and it didn't seem to help.

Everything else went great though. I was never able to get the older version to work, but this one installed just fine.

I'd be happy to make you a name with appropriate privileges to help diagnose the problem.

Last edited by dope15gd; 16 Jun 2007 at 01:30.
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