XThreads
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XThreads is one of my larger plugins which I have been working on for a while.  Originally planned to release it inline with MyBB 1.6, but who knows when that'll be out.  It perhaps doesn't include everything I wanted it to, but does have most of the things (plus I want to move onto other projects).

What does it do?
Take a look at RateU's forum for some nice ideas of what it can do.  I also have some more basic examples here of what can be done with XThreads.  I'm pretty sure there are many other applications of this plugin, but those examples just give you some simple ideas.

The basic idea is giving you the ability to define custom fields for your threads, and providing methods to give you a lot of flexibility with customising forums.

Warning: I'm not going to bother with "beta" labels and so on.  I've done some testing on this myself, but it's by no means extensive.  Use this at your own risk.

Installation Instructions: standard installation procedures apply - you can find them in the announcement here.
You may need to CHMOD the uploads/xthreads_ul/ folder to 0777 after uploading the files (probably won't though).

Upgrade Instructions: unless stated otherwise, the general procedure for upgrades is to simply upload the new files, then visit your AdminCP.  In there, you'll be presented with a notice to run the upgrade - just follow what it says from there on.

Usage Instructions: this is a complex plugin, and unfortunately, you're probably going to have to figure this out yourself, depending on what you want to achieve with this plugin.  HTML and CSS knowledge is strongly recommended; you should also be familiar with MyBB's template system.  Some demonstrations can be found here - hopefully these will give you a good idea of how things work.  I suggest looking at the thread descriptions example, as this is fairly easy to understand (IMO).  If you can understand how everything works, there, perhaps try out the gallery example.

Known conflicting plugins
- MyPlaza Turbo -
If you are using MyPlaza Turbo, note that the author decided to use a particularly odd method to implement certain functionality, practically destroying compatibility with any plugin which hooks into the forum add/edit routines.  I've included a patch to address this issue - you need to replace inc/myplaza/myplaza_admin_plugin.php with the following file (it's unlikely that this will be committed as the author has decided to discontinue development)

.php  myplaza_admin_plugin.php (Size: 56.27 KB / Downloads: 1242)

- PL9 Forum Icons -
Affects certain functionality.  See here for a solution.

- PHP in Templates, v1.4 or older -
Similar to PL9 Forum Icons - solution is just to update to the latest version.

- MyAdvertisements - (update: older versions only, later versions may not conflict)
Affects some thread functionality, see here for a solution.

- Group Post CSS -
See here http://mybbhacks.zingaburga.com/showthre...17#pid5917

All bug reports, suggestions, criticisms are appreciated (though I may not always implement suggestions) so please feel free to post them.
If you find this plugin useful, I would be grateful if you could give some token of appreciation for the work that has gone into this, and perhaps post some example usages you've come up with in the XThreads forum to help others get an idea of what can be achieve with this plugin (and for my own interest's sake Tongue).


Github: https://github.com/zingaburga/XThreads-MyBB-Plugin
Note: do NOT use the Github version, unless you know what you're doing
Changelogs: v1.10, v1.20, v1.21, v1.22, v1.23, v1.24, v1.25, v1.26, v1.27, v1.30, v1.31, v1.32, v1.337, v1.40, v1.41, v1.42, v1.43, v1.44, v1.45, v1.46, v1.47, v1.50, v1.51, v1.52, v1.53, v1.60, v1.61, v1.62, v1.63, v1.64, v1.65, v1.66, v1.67, v1.68
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Download: xthreads-1.68.7z (114.53 KB)
Plugin Version: 1.68
Last Updated: 12-25-2015, 12:46 PM

Downloads: 6,853
MyBB Compatibility: 1.4.x, 1.6.x, 1.8.x
Plugin License: GPLv3
Uploader: ZiNgA BuRgA
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RE: XThreads
Whoa.. Thank you very much for the update, Yumi Smile
We have new features Yipi50star.GIF

04-10-2012 07:02 AM
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RE: XThreads
Updated to v1.51:
  • fix missing {NAME_PROP} issue with file input custom HTML (thanks to RateU for finding)
  • remove extra thread field data when user is pruned (MyBB 1.6 feature) in the ACP (thanks to RateU for finding)

(note that I haven't pushed my Git repository up, so GitHub's version is one revision out of date at the time of posting)

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04-16-2012 11:11 AM
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Argh... My PHP version is still 5.3.8. I can't feel the upload progress Biggrin

04-18-2012 06:46 AM
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The application has to actually implement the PHP 5.4 upload progress feature for it to work though.  Neither MyBB nor XThreads does that...

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RE: XThreads
Updated to v1.52:
  • fix HTML typo for select inputs (thanks to RateU for finding)
  • fix integer values from being renumbered for select/option/checkbox inputs if field not required (thanks to RateU for finding)
  • fix glitch with HTML encoding and settable values
  • add {STYLECSS} variable for custom HTML for select inputs
  • fix some attachment/draft purging code

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04-24-2012 03:32 PM
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RE: XThreads
What if in the "Display Parsing" we have an option when using "Use MyBB Parser (MyCode)" to use inhered forum settings?

So we allow HTML in forums if HTML is activate in that forum. This can be useful if we use a thread field in more that one forum.

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04-25-2012 01:28 PM
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RE: XThreads
Thanks for the update, Yumi Smile

04-26-2012 05:33 AM
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(04-25-2012 01:28 PM)Sama34 Wrote:  What if in the "Display Parsing" we have an option when using "Use MyBB Parser (MyCode)" to use inhered forum settings?

So we allow HTML in forums if HTML is activate in that forum. This can be useful if we use a thread field in more that one forum.
Possibly...

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RE: XThreads
Thank you for the update!
xThreads is one of the best things that mybb ever had!q
04-26-2012 01:34 PM
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RE: XThreads
Hope you add the posibility to only allow users to fill fields after they fill other requirements.

For example, field #1:
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User need to choose between two categories.
  • Video
  • Music

If user chooses the "Video" category then he can use this required fields:
  • MMM Field #2
  • KKK Field #4
  • PPP Field #6

If user chooses the "Music" category then he can use this required fields:
  • RRR Field #3
  • TTT Field #5
  • VVV Field #6

The good part about this is that unusable fields will get hidden using javascript.

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