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Forum: vBulletin 3.8 Add-ons 01 Oct 2020, 01:40
Replies: 56
Views: 41,548
Posted By weinstoc
Hi. When we upgraded from 3.8.9 (I think) to...

Hi. When we upgraded from 3.8.9 (I think) to 3.8.11 recaptcha 2 stopped showing puzzles and we are getting a lot of bots registering. We made no other changes. Any thoughts?

(I went to the Google...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 19 Jun 2018, 13:30
Replies: 0
Views: 253
Posted By weinstoc
Accessing URL in plugin?

When someone clicks on the "first new post" down arrow, the URL generated contains goto=newpost.

For instance: https://myforum.com/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=22

How can I access the value of...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 16 Jun 2018, 14:11
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By weinstoc
Here's an example: ...

Here's an example:

https://forumserver.twoplustwo.com/55/about-forums/2-2-most-negative-forum-internet-1714579-new/

The URL difference is the -new on the end.
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 16 Jun 2018, 01:17
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By weinstoc
Insert advertising tags ahead of first unread post

Is there a hook I can used to insert an advertising block ahead of the first unread post in a thread. (That is, when a user clicks on the down arrow to take him to the first unread post, he sees the...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 08 May 2018, 01:53
Replies: 3
Views: 626
Posted By weinstoc
Using CookieConsent

Elsewhere I found the following code which at least someone claims has worked with VB3. I cannot figure out which template(s) to install it in, and where. This is for GDPR compliance. Can someone...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 20 Oct 2017, 00:59
Replies: 0
Views: 474
Posted By weinstoc
videohoster => ssl

We have the videohoster mod installed on our forum. We have recently converted to ssl. I have edited the include/xml/videohoster-xxx.xml files to change the URLS to the appropriate ssl, but...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 07 Sep 2017, 18:21
Replies: 75
Views: 38,727
Posted By weinstoc
Ok, everything has been moved...but this isn't...

Ok, everything has been moved...but this isn't showing up. It seems to be an aberration though as others are showing up fine.
...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 07 Sep 2017, 18:03
Replies: 75
Views: 38,727
Posted By weinstoc
I am in the process of moving them now. When I...

I am in the process of moving them now. When I could not get a simple mv * /shared_folder to work I was hoping things would be re-cached. But I am using tar to do the transfer now. Hopefully that...
Forum: vBulletin 4.x Add-ons 07 Sep 2017, 17:38
Replies: 75
Views: 38,727
Posted By weinstoc
Recache images

Hi,

I installed this and it looked like it was working fine...but I forgot that our forums are served out of three load balanced servers...so each had its own cache. I moved the location of...
Forum: Modification Graveyard 14 Jun 2015, 01:38
Replies: 1,813
Major Additions Video-Directory Remixed
Views: 302,293
Posted By weinstoc
Google changed the API. Instead of: ...

Google changed the API. Instead of:

http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/<id of video>

it is now:

https://www.googleapis.com/youtube/v3/videos?part=snippet&key=<your-key>&id=<id of...
Forum: vBulletin 3.6 Add-ons 17 May 2015, 19:54
Replies: 598
Views: 100,545
Posted By weinstoc
Running vb3.8.7. Getting Uncaught TypeError:...

Running vb3.8.7. Getting Uncaught TypeError: newrow.find(...).addClass(...).end(...).vbshowRow is not a function in vbulletin_vbpost.js. Doesn't matter if I've upgraded to the file in Mad [email protected]'s post...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 07 May 2015, 20:16
Replies: 1
Views: 2,798
Posted By weinstoc
Solution

In case anyone else ever encounters this.

Somehow the plugin "Sphinx (loading file)" got disabled.

I have no idea how this happened...but if you ever get the symptom mentioned above you should...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 05 May 2015, 12:55
Replies: 1
Views: 2,798
Posted By weinstoc
Sphinx search returning "Could not find phrase: '1'

This behavior just started on our VB3.8.7 (current patch level) forum with Sphinx installed and running for years.

Every search all of a sudden returns "Could not find phrase: '1'".

Any help,...
Forum: Forum and Server Management 02 Oct 2014, 02:35
Replies: 833
Views: 218,441
Posted By weinstoc
Sphinx Search Not Finding Recent Posts by User

We've been running Sphinx with our VB 3.8 installation for years. It's worked flawlessly (I think) until recently. All of a sudden if I use advanced search to search for a particular user's...
Forum: vB3 General Discussions 02 Oct 2014, 02:18
Replies: 1
Views: 507
Posted By weinstoc
Sphinx Not Updating to Show "Recent" Posts

We've been running Sphinx with our VB 3.8 installation for years. It's worked flawlessly (I think) until recently. All of a sudden if I use advanced search to search for a particular user's...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 15 Jun 2013, 14:33
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By weinstoc
Forcing Stronger Passwords

I can't find a plugin that already exists to do this with 3.8. I would like to require my users to have a password of at least N characters with at least 1 special character, 1 number, and 1 upper...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 16 Mar 2013, 13:29
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By weinstoc
Thanks, that might work. The format won't be...

Thanks, that might work. The format won't be exactly right, but perhaps I can work around that.

Regarding banning of usernames...there are simply too many and they are constantly changing for this...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 16 Mar 2013, 00:59
Replies: 4
Views: 882
Posted By weinstoc
Changing Email Boiler Plate to Avoid Scammers

We are having a problem with users scamming other users. Basically if there is a user XYZZY that is trusted we get people creating accounts with names like 'XYZZY' and using the internal email system...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 25 Feb 2012, 22:33
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By weinstoc
Thank you! I think that will do the job. (Thanks...

Thank you! I think that will do the job. (Thanks for your reply to the other post as well.)

Chuck
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 25 Feb 2012, 19:38
Replies: 1
Views: 701
Posted By weinstoc
Help with creating a plugin that processes bbcode

I would like to create a plugin that works when bbcodes are being processed and disallows certain content between the bbcodes. I have done some minor vbulletin modifications but nothing that deals...
Forum: vB3 Programming Discussions 22 Feb 2012, 17:39
Replies: 2
Views: 811
Posted By weinstoc
Prohibit spoil bbcode within hyperlink?

We've run into a problem where people are using a construct like this in a post:

[ URL="http://mirrors.rit.edu/instantCSI/"][ SPOIL]Lock[/SPOIL][/URL]

The problem is that clicking on the...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 21 Feb 2012, 19:23
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By weinstoc
Over 1 millions threads, 34 million posts.

Over 1 millions threads, 34 million posts.
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 21 Feb 2012, 19:09
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By weinstoc
Max, I hear you and other than the things you and...

Max, I hear you and other than the things you and I already discussed, there really aren't any compelling reasons. I would still like to hear from any people who have gone through the upgrade (with a...
Forum: vB4 General Discussions 21 Feb 2012, 00:41
Replies: 9
Views: 498
Posted By weinstoc
Very Large Forum 3.8.7 -> 4.1.10?

If you've upgraded a very large forum from 3.8.x to 4.1.x I would like to talk with you. Please PM me.

Thanks,

Chuck
Forum: Forum and Server Management 19 Feb 2012, 01:40
Replies: 0
Views: 528
Posted By weinstoc
Parallelism in rebuilding threads

Hi all,

I am using the cli.php script to rebuild threads from the command line. It still takes a very long time on our production server. I came up with the idea of creating multiple copies of...
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