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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by drooid » Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:38 pm

sgtevmckay wrote: IS it at all possible to add an area in the ACP for this extensions so that we can rename it, so that it does not show "Blog" in the forum menu?

I would prefer it to say: "News" instead of Blog.

Would this be possible?
Rename it in language pack.

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by sgtevmckay » Fri Jan 29, 2016 8:10 pm

drooid wrote:
sgtevmckay wrote: IS it at all possible to add an area in the ACP for this extensions so that we can rename it, so that it does not show "Blog" in the forum menu?

I would prefer it to say: "News" instead of Blog.

Would this be possible?
Rename it in language pack.
Sweet...Thanks :D

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by leschek » Sat Jan 30, 2016 10:24 pm

It seems that your language files have the same entries as phpBB and they overwrite some default phpBB's language strings. For example in file common.php are lines:

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	'PARSE_BBCODE'		=> 'Parse BBCode',
	'PARSE_SMILIES'		=> 'Parse Smilies',
	'PARSE_URLS'		=> 'Parse URL\'s',
Those lines cause problem in "Manage forums" - "Edit".

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by Fast_Eddie » Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:02 pm

Make Blog the Landing/home page
You can define any homepage you like in acp / board settings / main website url

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by travel » Sun Jan 31, 2016 3:35 pm

Fast_Eddie wrote:You can define any homepage you like in acp / board settings / main website url
Very good idea and simply solution.
Thank you. ;)

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by ArgyrosfeniX » Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:53 am

Hi posey!

The blog is looking great!

I found a couple of items that should mentioned - they are things I can fix on my own for my board, but thought you might want to be aware for the next iteration to upload.

1) The RSS/Atom doesn't seem to be parsing line-breaks correctly (they show up as text "<br />" in my feed reader) and I'm getting an <hr /> showing as a line at the end of the entry.

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<entry>
		<author><name><![CDATA[name]]></name></author>
		<published>Wed, 13 Jan 2016 17:13:27 -0600</published>
		<id>http://mydomain.com/forum/app.php/blog/20</id>
		<link href="http://mydomain.com/forum/app.php/blog/20"/>
		<title type="html"><![CDATA[Discipline Absolute]]></title>
		<category term="Discipline" label="Discipline"/>
		<content type="html" xml:base="http://mydomain.com/forum/app.php/blog/20"><![CDATA[
			I just finished the first draft. I'll work on editing later today, and start the next book tomorrow, splitting my time for a bit between writing and editing.<br />It's a bit different! <br /><br />I hope to have it ready for the first edits (from other people) in about two days or so. Maybe three.<br /><br />Yay!
			<hr />
		]]></content>
	</entry>

2) I checked out the blog on my iPhone 6+ and noticed that the Avatars don't adjust for the format and are being cut in half. (Migrated old blog entries -> why there are entries from July)

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by trilobyte550m » Fri Feb 12, 2016 11:10 pm

I've installed and am testing this on a closed beta site, great job so far!

A few first impressions, from installing and using to skimming this thread.
  • I'd like an easier way to rename it from "Blog" than manually editing the language file.
  • I'm not sure how difficult it would be to set, but perhaps a User controlled permission to allow comments on, off, or friends-only? I see that when posting, there is a checkbox to enable comments - having a friends option would be a great enhancement.
  • Perhaps uploading could be done via the standard PHPBB add attachments protocol (when writing posts)?
I would also love to see a layout change. On boards where the avatar size is larger, the user/blog poster info is disruptive (see my image embed below). Could this be moved off to the side? Or is it possible to dynamically resize the profile picture to thumbnail size (as ProSilver does on mobile devices)?

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The guy in the tophat (me) is the profile picture, and IMO it doesn't need to take up the full space. If it were reduced to a postage stamp that fit beside the 3 lines of text that would be perfect.

All in all, though, I'd like to say THANK YOU for all the work so far - this extension is amazing

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by travel » Sat Feb 13, 2016 12:30 pm

trilobyte550m wrote: If it were reduced to a postage stamp that fit beside the 3 lines of text that would be perfect.
+1

Posey, are you still working on this ext :?:

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by «THÖMÅS®©» » Thu Mar 03, 2016 2:18 pm

No reply must mean no? I was looking for a mod to do this, and this on is perfect, but not yet complete. :(
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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by zurab » Sun Mar 20, 2016 10:22 am

Please. Really need to make an additional field.
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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by mikestarace » Tue Mar 22, 2016 9:29 pm

Hey Posey,

Thanks for providing this extension. Overall it seems to be working great, but I was wondering if there is a way I can remove the "Blog" button on the navigation bar. The style I'm using also adds buttons to the navbar, and the "Blog" button interferes with it. (my site can be found here if you need a visual.)

I am still new to editing css files, but I'm hoping there is an easy way to remove the button. I appreciate the work you put into this, very well done!

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by mike2003 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 9:41 am

It looks very cool! It would be nice to add a tag system. And remove the BB codes from the RSS feed. Or html tags?
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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by Matthew_Greg » Fri Apr 01, 2016 8:32 pm

Dude, i thank you so much.

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

Post by Matthew_Greg » Sun Apr 03, 2016 8:22 pm

Fast_Eddie wrote:
Make Blog the Landing/home page
You can define any homepage you like in acp / board settings / main website url

Hi, that only changes the landing page after clicking on the logo, but what i have in mind is this blog being the "Home" page, meaning that when someone inserts the domain name from anywhere else will be reirected to it.

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Re: [BETA] Ultimate Blog

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