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Definitive List of VB 3.x mods compatible with VB 4.x
by BirdOPrey5
05 Sep 2011 20:48

There are some mods for early versions of vBulletin (3.6, 3.7, and 3.8) that are still compatible with the latest version of VB 4.x. Some of these mods are very unique and no newer versions are available.

The purpose of this article is to document some of the most popular mods for VB 3.x that are compatible with VB 4.x directly or with minor fixes (and links to the fixes if applicable.)

This is NOT a thread to request mods be updated to VB 4.x!

I have what I believe is a pretty good list to get started. If you know of any other 3.x mods you are using on VB 4.x please post a link to them here and I will periodically add then to this post.

Without further ado...:D

vB 3.6 Mods Compatible with vB 4.x

Maximum New Threads/Replies Per X hours Per Usergroup & Forum
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=96848
Description: Allows you to limit the number of posts per hour per usergroup or forum.

Email Rules - Email must match regular expression to register
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=160338
Description: Allows you to set a regular expression that all email addresses must match on registration. A great way to allow only certain domains or extensions to join your forum.

Title: Email Filter 3.6.X
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=134095
Description: This mod allows you to white list email domains from which new members can only register from. Instead of banning all the thousands of free emails (@hotmail.com...etc) out there why not only allow a few ISPs that you trust. Also this mod will allow you to white list TLD like a .edu or .gov so anyone (example student@university.edu) can register at your forum without you having to add every university manually.

Title: Display member signature only one time per thread page
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=148685
Description: Allows you to display signatures only once per member per page of a thread- enabled per forum.

Title: EZ Bounced Email Management for Admins
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=138884
Description: Adds link in all emails admins can use to stop further emails from being sent to users with invalid email accounts.

Title: Prevent Certain Timezone Registration
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=141554
Description: You can prevent users who select a specfic timezone from registering

Title: Unactivated User Management
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=124530
Description: Resends activation emails to users who register but don't activate their account. Deletes them after 10 days if not activated.

Title: Admin Anger Button - Log a User Out
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=163327
Description: Allows an admin to log-out any use forcing them to re-login if they want to post/use the forum.
VB4 Version in Post: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...&postcount=175

Title: Automatically Close Old Threads After X Days
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=130738
Description: This mod will auto close all old threads after a time period the admin selected- many otpions.

Title: Advanced BBCode Permissions
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=122942
Description: Give each usergroup permission to use each BBCode.
You should apply this fix: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...&postcount=303
Notes: Worked fine up through VB 4.1.3- Now small problem with new editor (4.1.4+)
Work Around for 4.1.4+ : http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...&postcount=335

Title: Prevent Spam Posts
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=131568
Description: Scan new posts for common spam keywords and put post in moderation queue if any are found.

Title: Yet Another Mass PM System
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=141622
Description: Allows admins to send mass PMs.

Title: Hide Links From Guests
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=123415
Description: Guests can't see links- many options.

Title: Is Bot: Registration Time Check
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=135094
Fix for VB4: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...&postcount=347
Description: Checks how fast someone completes registration. If it's too fast it must be a bot not allowed to register.

vB 3.7 Mods Compatible with vB 4.x

Title: Replace BBCode with URL in quote
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=191223
Description: Replace specified BBCode in quotes with just a URL (does not work with VIDEO BBCode in VB 4.x)

Title: Multiple Account Login Detector (AE Detector)
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=183268
Description: Alerts you if someone is using the same computer for more than 1 account.

Title: Title Tag Fetcher (Auto Replace URL with Titletag)
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=189658
VB4 Fix: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...0&postcount=43
Description: Will convert URL Links to Title of Page Links Automatically

Title: Zoints Anonymous Posting
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=177694
VB4 Fix: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...&postcount=135
Description: Allows users to post "Anonymously" to selected forums.

Title: Periodic Prune PMs
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=179879
Description: This mod allows forum administration to specify a period after which all pms of users will be deleted (Per Usergroup).

Title: GS - Delete Soft Deleted Visitor Messages Every 30 Days 1.0
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=187564
Description: Does what it says.

vB 3.8 Mods Compatible with vB 4.x

Title: YouTube URL Converter/Fix by BOP5 (replaces youtu.be with youtube.com)
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=267450
Description: Converts short youtu.be URLs to full youtube.com URLs

Title: Template Modification System
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=152931
Description: Automates template edits

Title: #Twitter Like Thread Tagging by BOP5 (Quick Thread Tagging)
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=269060
Description: Tag threads with twitter like hash tags
Notes: Some features don't work on VB4- see thread for details


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BirdOPrey5 05 Sep 2011 20:49

Note- As VB 3.6 and 3.7 mods were "Archived" their attachments were no longer accessible so any mods mentioned above for VB 3.6 and VB 3.7 I have moved to the VB 3.8 Add-Ons forum so they can continue to be downloaded and useful for 3.x and 4.x license holders alike.

HMBeaty 05 Sep 2011 20:53

Just to add a couple things, in some of these modifications, you may need to edit the product .xml so it will import/be compatible with vBulletin 4. To do this, open the product .xml and find:

Block Disabled:      (Update License Status)  
Suspended or Unlicensed Members Cannot View Code.

And change that to:

Block Disabled:      (Update License Status)  
Suspended or Unlicensed Members Cannot View Code.

Also, the fixes for a few of these to work in vBulletin 4 are posted within the modification thread. Remember, search is your friend ;)

BirdOPrey5 05 Sep 2011 21:00

Where needed I linked directly to the post with the fix with the instructions- such as:

Quote:

Title: Title Tag Fetcher (Auto Replace URL with Titletag)
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=189658
VB4 Fix: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...0&postcount=43
Description: Will convert URL Links to Title of Page Links Automatically
In fact the "fix" link is to your instructions. :D

HMBeaty 05 Sep 2011 21:05

Quote:

Originally Posted by BirdOPrey5 (Post 2242323)
Where needed I linked directly to the post with the fix with the instructions- such as:



In fact the "fix" link is to your instructions. :D

LOL, I didn't even notice :o

Sage Knight 12 Sep 2011 15:06

Whoa, this should stickied, thanks a lot mate.

CharlieDelta 14 Sep 2011 02:13

Thanks for taking the time to compile this. This is fantastic!

Max Taxable 14 Sep 2011 17:26

I really appreciate you compiling this list, BOP5. There were some Mods I had never heard of that went into my 3.8 and they are great!

abdobasha2004 10 Oct 2011 11:51

Extraordinary effort
thanks !
please keep it updated

as7apcool 13 Oct 2011 11:37

thanks 4 good work

BirdOPrey5 21 Oct 2011 22:59

NEW! Title: Display member signature only one time per thread page
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=148685
Description: Allows you to display signatures only once per member per page of a thread- enabled per forum.

TheLastSuperman 22 Oct 2011 06:12

NEW! Title: Email Filter 3.6.X
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=134095 OR http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=134096 < You are free to use the 3.5.X version or the 3.6.X version on vBulletin 4.x :cool:.
Description: This mod allows you to white list email domains from which new members can only register from. Instead of banning all the thousands of free emails (@hotmail.com...etc) out there why not only allow a few ISPs that you trust. Also this mod will allow you to white list TLD like a .edu or .gov so anyone (example student@university.edu) can register at your forum without you having to add every university manually.

BirdOPrey5 22 Oct 2011 06:44

Added:up:

BirdOPrey5 29 Oct 2011 19:12

Added:

NEW! Email Rules - Email must match regular expression to register
URL: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=160338
Description: Allows you to set a regular expression that all email addresses must match on registration. A great way to allow only certain domains or extensions to join your forum.

BirdOPrey5 12 May 2013 13:38

Added this mod to the list- Maximum New Threads/Replies Per X hours Per Usergroup & Forum


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