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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
Not Supported DB Changes Uses Plugins Template Edits Additional Files  

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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  #1981  
Old 24 Jan 2008, 22:49
Tyran1 Tyran1 is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Deutsches Reich
So a minced meat is, actually, brilliantly, however, here there seem to be some probleme....
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  #1982  
Old 25 Jan 2008, 16:02
gettingbetter gettingbetter is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
ROOT/groups/index.php shows blank page.

I've followed the instructions to the letter, uninstalled and reinstalled following the instructions to a pinpoint again, and still the ROOT/groups/index.php page comes up blank. I don't even see any of the template edits that indicate the Groups are enabled anywhere on the main forum site.

I've tried changing the parallel forums settings and rebuilding bitfields. Nothing is working.

What could be the problem here? I have vbSEO installed, don't know if that would interfere. My forum is installed on /ROOT and groups is located at /ROOT/groups.

Update: It looks like this mod is incompatible with vBulletin's blog modification. My blog pages go blank when GRPS is installed. When I uninstalled it, my blog pages reappeared again. Shame it doesn't work or conflicts. I would have liked this mod to be active on my page.

Last edited by gettingbetter; 25 Jan 2008 at 16:11.
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  #1983  
Old 25 Jan 2008, 16:09
christi78 christi78 is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
try this setting when installing ../../ROOT/ as that is what worked for me. I have had to change alot to make this work but it is a great mod. I wonder if 3.0 is comming out any time soon.
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  #1984  
Old 25 Jan 2008, 16:18
gettingbetter gettingbetter is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Originally Posted by christi78 View Post
try this setting when installing ../../ROOT/ as that is what worked for me. I have had to change alot to make this work but it is a great mod. I wonder if 3.0 is comming out any time soon.
Okay, but where specifically do I put the ../../ROOT/ ? In the grps_config.php, or elsewhere?
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  #1985  
Old 25 Jan 2008, 23:04
xboxliveclans xboxliveclans is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Originally Posted by xboxliveclans View Post
I need help for GRPS 2.0.14. I just bought this forum and the main business is built on GRPS. Everything works fine but I found I can't edit or delete groups. Everything time in admincp, I type in the group id in "edit" or "delete" link and click "find". It will show "retraiving you now..." then turn to a blank page..

Please help... Thanks.,
Anybody please help me on this issue..
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  #1986  
Old 26 Jan 2008, 00:12
Theoldwiz Theoldwiz is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Thats too bad I cant get this installed, was gonna nominate for mod of the month and give it 5 stars
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  #1987  
Old 26 Jan 2008, 02:20
christi78 christi78 is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Originally Posted by gettingbetter View Post
Okay, but where specifically do I put the ../../ROOT/ ? In the grps_config.php, or elsewhere?
Yes that is where you set the ../../Root. What is your site and I will look at it if you still can not get it to work.
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  #1988  
Old 26 Jan 2008, 02:23
christi78 christi78 is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Originally Posted by Theoldwiz View Post
Thats too bad I cant get this installed, was gonna nominate for mod of the month and give it 5 stars

What issue are you having I do not see a post from you. I know this is not my Mod but I have reworks about 30% of it to work on my site and still redoing some code so I can get revenue sharing and other things to work 100% but it is a great mod!
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  #1989  
Old 26 Jan 2008, 02:42
Theoldwiz Theoldwiz is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Well Im having trouble on everything, install.php is getting errors, then Im getting a database error in the cp, xml went fine along with the upload. Id be happy for some help though
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  #1990  
Old 26 Jan 2008, 02:43
christi78 christi78 is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Originally Posted by Theoldwiz View Post
Well Im having trouble on everything, install.php is getting errors, then Im getting a database error in the cp, xml went fine along with the upload. Id be happy for some help though
What is the SQL error you are getting? did you try running the uninstalla nd the reinstall?
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  #1991  
Old 26 Jan 2008, 07:12
Theoldwiz Theoldwiz is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
I jsut noticed the credit linked to a spam domain, odd
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  #1992  
Old 28 Jan 2008, 18:51
Merriweather Merriweather is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
It's been a while since I've been here... it looks like all of the changes have only been bug fixes? Was the ability to receive email updates of new posts ever added?

Sabe ~ Are you still working on this one?
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  #1993  
Old 06 Feb 2008, 02:36
EliteBam EliteBam is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Oklahoma
I'm having a url problem. like i'm in http://www.mysite.com/groups but when i click my logo. to go back to the main forum it takes me to http://www.mysite.com/groups/forum.php then takes. me too a 404 page not found, anyway to fix this?
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  #1994  
Old 07 Feb 2008, 08:33
maoreactor maoreactor is offline
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
hey, having problams myself
even though the installation went perfectly, everytime i enter a thread both of my browsers(firefox, explorer and explorer mode in my firefox) crashes. my friend who is running maxthone got into safe mode automaticly when entered a thread.

any assitance would be great

links(it's in hebrew, sorry):
group: http://www.kaktos.co.il/forum/groups/groups.php?g=1
thread(crashing link): http://www.kaktos.co.il/forum/groups...ad.php?g=1&t=1
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  #1995  
Old 08 Feb 2008, 09:41
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sabret00the sabret00the is offline
 
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Real name: sabe
Sorry folks. I haven't been online for a little while due to my computer blowing up. Then having issues with my router and then just having too much on my plate. I'll have a look back through this thread ASAP, as i understand there's a few issues that need resolving.

Some people asked about 3.0, i'm planning on completing it. I'm actually not that far from getting it to beta. I thought that ages ago but i basically want it to be feature set when it goes to beta instead of knowing i have a lot more work to do.

Right now i'm working on the ability to merge groups and the search functions. I honestly can't remember if i posted any screens from 3.0 or not. If i didn't, let me know and i'll post some today. Anyway, i'll look at all of these outstanding issues in an hour.

PS. I've completely rewritten basically everything, so now you guys will also have the option on how your navbar looks whether SITE NAME > FORUMS > GROUPS or SITE NAME > GROUPS or FORUM > GROUPS or just GROUPS. (thought i'd mention that since i saw an issue with navbar above).

PPS. the GRPS 3.0 installer completely updates all style settings, smilies and post icons itself now.
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