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Mod Version: 1.2, by Renmiri (Member) Renmiri is offline
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vB Version: 3.5.4 Rating: (0 vote - 0 average) Installs: 3
Released: 04 Aug 2006 Last Update: 11 Nov 2006 Downloads: 15
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I put a shoutbox on most of my pages, at the bottom of the page. Users complained it was hard to see if there were any new shouts so I hacked up this lil' plugin to display it

1 - Import my plugin thelastshout_v11.xml (no bbcode parsing) or thelastshout_v12.xml (bbcodes parsed)

2 - On Header template
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3 - You can add $thelastshout to any other templates where you want the last shout to show but you must install this mod first.
PS: You might have problems with empty values on $thelastshout. If that happens just edit my plugin and change the "hook" from "global_start" to "parse_templates"

PS: This was done here with the latest vBShout for flatfile, but it should work with the regular vBShout.

PS: Parsing bbcodes might mess up your forum layout, as smilies and images will make the one line entry on header higher. If you use that version (thelastshout_v12.xml) I recommend installing it on navbar not on header template.

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Old 05 Aug 2006, 17:36
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Old 12 Nov 2006, 07:50
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Old 08 Nov 2007, 12:50
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Installed and working.
Thank you. *clicks install*!

Have a question.
How can i display the last 10 shouts in marquee text on non vbpage?

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Old 28 Nov 2007, 14:24
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Code for that wouldn't be hard as the shouts are saved already parsed to a database table. Want me to give it a try ?
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