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Forum: vB5 General Discussions 19 Mar 2019, 02:21
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By twistsol
When I click the link you provided, the message I...

When I click the link you provided, the message I get is shown in the attachment, exactly as described.

https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=157377&stc=1&d=1552961986
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 19 Mar 2019, 02:17
Replies: 7
Views: 184
Posted By twistsol
In the vbulletin store, click on add-ons and one...

In the vbulletin store, click on add-ons and one of the items is professional installation.

Try the link below.

https://www.vbulletin.com/en/add-ons/
Forum: vB5 Design and Graphics Discussions 14 Jan 2019, 15:38
Replies: 1
Views: 164
Posted By twistsol
In vb5 the default location is core/images/smiles...

In vb5 the default location is core/images/smiles and it is included with the downloaded vb5 package
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 17 Oct 2018, 20:12
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By twistsol
I use a Mac laptop with OSX which is based on...

I use a Mac laptop with OSX which is based on Unix and have Apache, PHP, and MySQL installed. There are minor differences between the setup on my local machine and how things function on our...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 25 Sep 2018, 02:21
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By twistsol
I didn't see your response until today. Are you,...

I didn't see your response until today. Are you, by chance on vbCloud? If so, you need to get at the additional css tremplate another way.

On your site, log in as administrator,
Set Edit Site to...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 24 Sep 2018, 19:31
Replies: 5
Views: 302
Posted By twistsol
Not to be harsh, but if you're asking this...

Not to be harsh, but if you're asking this question, you aren't ready to upgrade a production site. Upgrading vBulletin is not like installing a new version of Office. It requires planning, testing,...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 10 Sep 2018, 15:02
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By twistsol
Yes, the filname needs to start with a period ...

Yes, the filname needs to start with a period .htaccess not htaccess
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 09 Sep 2018, 13:11
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By twistsol
This is what vb5 looks like when the .htaccess...

This is what vb5 looks like when the .htaccess file is missing, hasn't been renamed from htaccess.txt to .htaccess, or the config in Apache isn't set to process .htaccess files.
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 30 Aug 2018, 11:35
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By twistsol
When you are looking at the screen you posted,...

When you are looking at the screen you posted, the Edit button should be available, it appears to be dimmed on your site.

https://www.vbulletin.org/forum/external/2018/08/13.png

When you click...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 27 Aug 2018, 13:58
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By twistsol
In the admincp, click on Styles --> Style Manager...

In the admincp, click on Styles --> Style Manager

for the style you want to change select the action Edit Templates

In the list of templates, select the category CSS Templates and then choose...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 30 Oct 2017, 13:58
Replies: 5
Administrative and Maintenance Tools vb ImageHost to Album converter
Views: 2,004
Posted By twistsol
It is more limited than that. If you previously...

It is more limited than that. If you previously used the now dead mod vbImageHost, images were stored in a local directory along along with comments in a table.

This mod simply converts those to...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 26 Oct 2017, 04:05
Replies: 5
Administrative and Maintenance Tools vb ImageHost to Album converter
Views: 2,004
Posted By twistsol
I was hoping one of the small number of people...

I was hoping one of the small number of people who downloaded the to weigh in so you would get an independent verification.

There have been no ill effects on our site. I wrote it using the native...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 05 Oct 2017, 15:09
Replies: 14
Views: 1,294
Posted By twistsol
This site is still on VB3 because of the large...

This site is still on VB3 because of the large number of custom mods that would take hundreds or thousands of man hours rewrite for VB4 or VB5. With major upgrades, you can't simply fix the code, the...
Forum: vB4 Programming Discussions 23 Aug 2017, 14:08
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By twistsol
I'm assuming you first tested that xampp is...

I'm assuming you first tested that xampp is working on your machine.

I addition to changing your config.php file, you need to install and run tools.php from the do not upload folder. With tools,...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 22 Nov 2016, 01:44
Replies: 50
Views: 3,305
Posted By twistsol
Mark, did you ever complete the article...

Mark, did you ever complete the article documenting the additional CSS that you did to bring back the look and feel from prior VB versions? What you've accomplished without changing templates is...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 28 Sep 2016, 16:57
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By twistsol
OK, I tried this on my local installation and...

OK, I tried this on my local installation and here is what is happening. In my .htaccess I have the following line immediately after the RewriteEngine On directive.

Redirect...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 16 Sep 2016, 00:00
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By twistsol
Redirecting old articles to new articles

I asked this on vBulletin.com a few weeks ago and received no response so I thought I'd try here.

Problem:
In our old vb3 installation, we had a directory for articles from pre CMS days. This...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 27 Jun 2016, 16:44
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By twistsol
From your news page, turn on the site editor and...

From your news page, turn on the site editor and create a new page. for the url of the new page, use "articles/newpage" where newpage is whatever you want your URL to be. Then use that as the URL in...
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 27 Jun 2016, 15:12
Replies: 3
Views: 556
Posted By twistsol
When you create your pages for the articles, you...

When you create your pages for the articles, you enter the URL on the save page screen. You can edit the page, and when you click save, you can see the URL that you used. copy and paste this into the...
Forum: Community Reviews 16 Jun 2016, 21:22
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By twistsol
Thanks everyone for your input. It is greatly...

Thanks everyone for your input. It is greatly appreciated and has been helpful. Now I need to do the work to implement some changes.
Forum: Community Reviews 24 May 2016, 17:02
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By twistsol
Thanks for the suggestions! Very helpful.

Thanks for the suggestions! Very helpful.
Forum: Community Reviews 24 May 2016, 15:16
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By twistsol
Agreed, which is why I'm asking for reviews. Im...

Agreed, which is why I'm asking for reviews. Im my real life I'm a finance guy and if I do anything creative I go to jail.

I'm the young guy on the site at 51 and change comes hard, but I have a...
Forum: Community Reviews 21 May 2016, 20:12
Replies: 8
Views: 2,054
Posted By twistsol
The SawdustZone Review

The SawdustZone (http://www.sawdustzone.org) is a woodworking forum that has been around for 14 years. I upgraded the site to 5.2.2 this morning.

I created the style from scratch but the...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 16 May 2016, 21:41
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By twistsol
I don't know of a way to do it but I used the...

I don't know of a way to do it but I used the manual method on about 200 articles and it took me half a day. it's tedious but works.
Forum: vB5 General Discussions 13 May 2016, 13:33
Replies: 6
Views: 805
Posted By twistsol
Excellent, thanks. My searches didn't turn up...

Excellent, thanks. My searches didn't turn up that document.
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