[Alpha] Unread Post Banner

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[Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by Volksdevil » Wed Jan 13, 2016 4:45 pm

Please let me know if you install it, and it works as it should. :) And any coding advice appreciated if you look over the code.

Extension Name:
Unread Post Banner.

Extension Description:
Adds a banner to Unread posts when viewing topics.

Features:
  • Nothing exciting to speak of.
Demo URL:
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User: Test
Pass: testing

Extension Download:
http://www.testphpbb.co.uk

Install instructions:
Download and extract the zip folder.
Upload the 'volksdevil' folder to your boards 'ext' folder so that you have:
YOUR_BOARD_ROOT/ext/volksdevil/unreadpostbanner
Navigate to the 'customise' tab and enable the 'Unread Post Banner' extension.

Screenshots:
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Author:
Volksdevil

Extension Version:
1.0.0

Requirements:
Only developed with prosilver style in mind, though may look OK on others.
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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by uruguayito » Wed Jan 13, 2016 5:20 pm

Good idea
Nice work
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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by Mauron » Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:52 pm

I'd put the lable before the first unread post and not within it.

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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by david63 » Wed Jan 13, 2016 6:55 pm

I would suggest that the banner is red rather than green - green usually means something is OK (in this case read) whereas red means that there is something wrong (not read)
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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by Volksdevil » Wed Jan 13, 2016 7:24 pm

Updated with the colour change suggestion.
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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by Volksdevil » Thu Jan 14, 2016 11:45 pm

Please grab the latest upload.

Updated to convert all coding to correct [EOL] End of line etc.
Same version number of extension. :)

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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by wkuzma » Sat Jan 16, 2016 12:45 am

the extension is a nice idea
I have a suggestion
on the main index page if you could make a banner that states there are unread posts
and if you click on the banner it brings you to a list of the unread posts.

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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by tamarin » Sat Jan 16, 2016 12:47 am

+1000

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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by Volksdevil » Sat Jan 16, 2016 1:17 am

I could possibly do that, can't confirm just yet as I'm very new to extension coding...I like the simple little tweaks that improve usability. Will maybe have a look when I can...
Edit: In fact there is my Activity Buttons Extension which may be of interest, it places buttons (Inc Unread) in the header of the site.

I've just lost my own site after a DDOS attack, devastated. :cry: so can't do anything just yet.
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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by wkuzma » Sat Jan 16, 2016 3:19 am

Volksdevil wrote:I could possibly do that, can't confirm just yet as I'm very new to extension coding...I like the simple little tweaks that improve usability. Will maybe have a look when I can...
Edit: In fact there is my Activity Buttons Extension which may be of interest, it places buttons (Inc Unread) in the header of the site.

I've just my own site after a DDOS attack, devastated. :cry: so can't do anything just yet.
No problem and I hope you recover from the attack.

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Re: [Alpha] Unread Post Banner

Post by Volksdevil » Sat Jan 16, 2016 3:36 am

Cheers. Not looking good so far :cry:
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