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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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  #1951  
Old 26 Nov 2007, 17:07
forumrunt forumrunt is offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
nevermind I have been trying this for 2 days now. I give up

thanks anyway
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  #1952  
Old 29 Nov 2007, 20:45
Elenna Elenna is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: St. Charles, MO
Real name: Dana
I was wondering if someone can point me ni the right direction to make a page where the new posts in my groups show up, or even just a link to the group and the number of new posts? That would be most helpful.
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  #1953  
Old 04 Dec 2007, 00:30
forumrunt forumrunt is offline
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
nevermind

Last edited by forumrunt; 04 Dec 2007 at 00:38.
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  #1954  
Old 04 Dec 2007, 13:25
Collussus Collussus is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
any online demos for this? I wish to see it in action before installing it if possible.
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  #1955  
Old 06 Dec 2007, 09:01
entreplanet entreplanet is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
How do you join a group? It seems dumb, but I can't seem to find a Join button anywhere...
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  #1956  
Old 06 Dec 2007, 20:33
Elenna Elenna is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: St. Charles, MO
Real name: Dana
Originally Posted by entreplanet View Post
How do you join a group? It seems dumb, but I can't seem to find a Join button anywhere...
When viewing a Group, there is a Group Options drop-down menu on the upper-right. There is a Join (or Leave) option there.

If you don't see it, ensure that your usergroup is allowed to join groups.
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  #1957  
Old 07 Dec 2007, 00:41
Mum Mum is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Real name: Kirsty
Is there a 'new posts' function in this yet? I posted about it a few months back, but haven't seen a response.
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  #1958  
Old 07 Dec 2007, 02:15
Elenna Elenna is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: St. Charles, MO
Real name: Dana
Mum,

No, I haven't seen a New Posts feature. I did, though, modify the plugin that displays Groups in your UserCP to show "New Posts" if there are new posts.

If that would be helpful, let me know, and I'll post my modification (it is very simple/rudimentary).
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  #1959  
Old 07 Dec 2007, 03:39
Mum Mum is offline
 
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Real name: Kirsty
So it lists the Groups New Posts? Or just a Group name if it has a New Post?
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  #1960  
Old 07 Dec 2007, 12:19
Elenna Elenna is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: St. Charles, MO
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It shows "New Posts" under the group's name if there are new posts.

Unfortunately I haven't found a way to list the new posts in the groups, just to note if there is new activity.
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  #1961  
Old 10 Dec 2007, 09:02
2bad4dad 2bad4dad is offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Real name: Stefan
Elenna, I'd be interested in your hack. In exchange I could offer a completey rewritten admincp module to manage most aspects of the groups in your system from one central place Also, I might be able to hack the GPRS code to incorporate your code so that New Posts will show up in GRPS, too - depending on how your hack works, that is.
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  #1962  
Old 10 Dec 2007, 12:38
Elenna Elenna is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: St. Charles, MO
Real name: Dana
It's not really my hack - I just modified the Plugin that came with it to show "New Posts" under the group names in UserCP. I think it was supposed to show the number of new posts, but (for whatever reason) it wasn't doing that.

Here is my modified "GRPS: Group Activity In User CP (15 Newest)" plugin - I made changes near the bottom, where it deals with the New Posts section. You'll need to enter Plugin Manager and paste this over the existing text.

I have tried to get this to display in a VBACMPS page, but with no luck.


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PS - as you can see, I've commented out the Groups Leader image. If you want that back in, simply uncomment that line.
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  #1963  
Old 20 Dec 2007, 20:48
SLP LS1 SLP LS1 is offline
 
Join Date: Aug 2006
Any word on GRPS 3.0 or is it getting discontinued because of 3.7 Groups extension?
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  #1964  
Old 20 Dec 2007, 21:53
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Originally Posted by SLP LS1 View Post
Any word on GRPS 3.0 or is it getting discontinued because of 3.7 Groups extension?
right now i have no idea. there's a lot of innovations regarding the way that the forums work and i feel that 3.0 can do a lot of work in taking forums forward especially in terms of usability but who wants to continue development on such a large hack which hardly anyone will use given that the alternative is a stock option?
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  #1965  
Old 27 Dec 2007, 13:20
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problem resolved with the new version! thanks!

Last edited by irishblue; 27 Dec 2007 at 13:25.
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