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[BETA] Quote of the Moment v2.3.1

Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2004 5:12 pm
by juliekate
Quote of the Moment v2.3.1 (beta)

Demo forum: http://phpbbdev.kate-eryn.com/phpBB2/

Screenshots: ACP Config Panel, Quote Management, Quote Box

Download zip: QOTMv2.3.1-beta.zip

Upgrades: For this version you can simply overwrite all your server files, no backend DB changes have happened.

OVERVIEW:

There are a few quote modifications out there but none with an admin control panel and active member interaction.

USER INTERFACE:
  • This mod allows users to add their favorite quotes into the database and manage their own quotes with delete and editing capability.

    Users must be logged in before they can add/delete.

    Users cannot add/delete or see their quotes if the Admin has disabled this feature.
ADMIN CONTROL PANEL:
  • Admins will see all quotes in the ACP as well as the forum-side quote_edit.php and can administer quotes from both places.

    The configuration module is new, and allows admins to control the maximum length of quotes for all users. Admin can also show or hide the "added by" row and the user interface via the ACP.
MODDERS:
  • The quote block can be put anywhere on your forums.

    This mod would also be great for site tips, tech tips, links to news, or even a low level advertisement/link banner that allowed members to control their own entries.
CHANGELOG:

2004-October-9 - Version 2.3.1 (beta)
Download/Support forums til it's ready for mod submission:
http://phpbbdev.kate-eryn.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=5

- Fixed editing problem in phpbb 2.0.10
- Replaced buttons/cosmetics

2004-August-2 - Version 2.3 (beta)
- Fixed grammar errors in admin section per teknik

2004-August-1 - Version 2.2 (beta)
  • - Fixed syntax error with quote-edit.gif and quote-manage.gif
    - Changed edit/delete pngs to gifs, fixed syntax
    - Corrected conflict with kb $author var :)
2004-July-31 - Version 2.1 (beta)
Download zip: QOTMv2.1-beta.zip
  • - Added security to forbid empty quotes, empty edits, or quotes containing the default text in the Quote box.
    - Added edit feature.
    - Added addslashes/stripslashes/htmlspecialchars to prevent malicious code. This version of the Quote Mod is text only.
    - Delete is no longer a checkbox, arranged in phpmyadmin type style for ACP and UI (user interface).
    - Prettied up the mgmt console for ACP and UI.
    - Added smaller buttons to Quote box.
2004-July-17 - Version 2.0 (beta)
Download zip: QOTMv2-beta.zip
  • - Beta release.

Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2004 5:18 pm
by juliekate
In this incarnation, I've made the following changes:

- Dropped "status" column since rand() was handling random selections.
- made code DBAL & phpbb standard
- created an ACP for quote mgmt (add/delete only)
- added a php_quote_config table to handle ACP
- added user interface for quote mgmt

Please let me know if I've missed a step in posting this here!

Posted: Sun Jul 18, 2004 7:04 pm
by morpheus2matrix
Great :)

Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2004 1:56 am
by juliekate
AdelaJohnB : If nobody is interested in this mod on phpbb, does that mean phpbb won't accept it? Should I just release this on my own site w/support?

Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2004 8:17 am
by morpheus2matrix
juliekate wrote: AdelaJohnB : If nobody is interested in this mod on phpbb, does that mean phpbb won't accept it? Should I just release this on my own site w/support?


You can still upload it to the MOD database :)

Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2004 8:59 am
by Brent Trevel
Can I make a suggestion for an addition? :)

How about an option in the user side of the cp to show only the quotes that they have added to the site, incase they don't want to see everybody's... :?: Let's them personalize the site a bit

Great mod by the way, I really liked the use of the "quote" img in the cp's makes it look professional, like it's supposed to be part of the board :D

Posted: Wed Jul 28, 2004 3:54 pm
by juliekate
Hey Brent - When you click on "edit" in the quote box it should take you to only your quotes. Are you saying you also want it in the User CP?

Morph: thank you :) I will!

Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2004 1:47 am
by Brent Trevel
Actually what I meant was that a user could have the option to only randomly display the quotes they had uploaded, and not ones from the whole db...

Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2004 2:12 am
by juliekate
Ohhh...okay I see what you mean. If this is something that more people want I can work on it for a future release. With the ability to incorporate the site's quotes or specific users...large scale this could be SQL server heavy if people are pulling these complicated quotes out on every load. But it's an interesting idea :D

Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2004 3:36 pm
by teknicker
great juliekate...

i use this mod..

Posted: Fri Jul 30, 2004 4:07 pm
by teknicker
juliekate...

i can add new quote.. buti can't delete any quote in acp.. ??

Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2004 3:03 am
by juliekate
Teknicker - are you using mysql? One of the things I need help on is converting the DELETE command from mysql to a universal command. It's working for me in the ACP and in the forum-side management. I've got a request in to get this code fixed.

Do you have a link to your forum where it's installed?

Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2004 1:40 pm
by teknicker
juliekate

hi..

my site is www.yerleske.net or www.yerleske.com

i use this mod.. but i dont put it on site template.. ( it is work but not seen..)

this mod is very important for me.. because if i dont see it.. i try to create a new mod about that idea..

i use mysql..

my server's php info:

http://www20.uludag.edu.tr/phpinfo.php

Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2004 2:47 pm
by juliekate
That phpinfo link isn't working for me...

I'm working on the mod right now, adding security and fixing a problem with the delete. I will post the updates soon.

Posted: Sat Jul 31, 2004 3:12 pm
by teknicker
ok..

i am waiting..