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Split ForumHome Page into Multiple Pages
Mod Version: 1.5, by amykhar (Member) amykhar is offline
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vB Version: 3.5.3 Rating: (12 votes - 4.92 average) Installs: 115
Released: 14 Jul 2005 Last Update: 27 Jan 2006 Downloads: 498
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What it does is to allow you to take some forums off your Forum Home page and display them on a second instance of the forumhome page.

This is useful if you have a long list of forums and have some forums like archives that your users don't need to access very often.

This mod differs from Kirby's (Andreas's) in that his allows you to limit the NUMBER of forums shown per page. Mine allows you to select the specific forums to show.

I have not tested it, but I believe this will allow you to use any number of forumhome pages. You could do one per category if you show chose.

This is now a product. No code changes are required on your part. Please note that if you have microstats installed, it will yell about an uncached template. The template is not uncached. It doesn't exist. It is not creating extra queries. I am not sure how to suppress that error at this point.

My thanks to Kirby for pointing the way on how to make the functions_forumlist part of this mod a plugin instead of a code change.


Page One
Page Two

1. Install the product.
2. Go to each forum and set which page to display it on. 1,2,3 etc. I have only tested 1 and 2.
3. Create links to the other instances of forumhome. Put these links where you would like them to be - in your navbar, side panel, header, tabs, whereever. Example links are the demo links posted above.
4. Contribute something to this site. Help somebody with a question or release some code of your own. Keep the giving circle going.

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Split Forumhome into several Pages Andreas vBulletin 3.5 Add-ons 43 30 May 2006 01:10

Old 20 Jan 2008, 23:39
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Hornstar Hornstar is offline
Join Date: Jun 2005
Real name: Matt
yeah that is all I changed. Glad it worked for you.
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Old 01 May 2008, 16:57
swissknife swissknife is offline
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will this work at 3.7. too ?
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Old 02 May 2008, 07:15
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Hornstar Hornstar is offline
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Real name: Matt
I sure hope so, as im about to upgrade myself as well. Ideally it would be lovely if it was updated for 3.7 and a few new features was added. But if not, lets hope it works.
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Old 03 May 2008, 13:14
swissknife swissknife is offline
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Real name: Kay
It dosnt work, i tried.

i would be very, very, VERY happy, if this would be updated! this addon is one of my most important!!!!
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Old 05 May 2008, 13:03
swissknife swissknife is offline
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Real name: Kay
ok, i need this really. I will pay for it. Please contact me for an offer.
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Old 26 May 2008, 04:47
l SKN l CHRIS l SKN l CHRIS is offline
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I really really really need this or a solution that will do the same thing.

Anyone. I would be unmeasurably thankful
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Old 30 May 2008, 17:29
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Neutral Singh Neutral Singh is offline
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I need this one as well!!
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Old 09 Jun 2008, 15:55
MalluCastle MalluCastle is offline
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can u please update it for 3.7
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Old 24 Jul 2008, 23:19
mike_bbf mike_bbf is offline
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would love a 3.7 version of this too, please, please update
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Old 02 Aug 2008, 01:18
Discussions Discussions is offline
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Originally Posted by mike_bbf View Post
would love a 3.7 version of this too, please, please update
It works just fine for 3.7.2.
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Old 15 Aug 2008, 08:34
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Blaine0002 Blaine0002 is offline
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Originally Posted by TimIng2211 View Post
This is a great little mod and perfect for my needs.

One thing I'm struggling is this, I can see the category and forums on page2 no problem, but when in a forum, when clicking on the articles link in the breadcrumb navigation at the top, I am taken to Page1 not back to page2 (library.html) - then to any of the forums.

How do I change this?


I am too having this problem. ALSO, $_GET['page'] Dosent seem to be getting passed to the $page variable, and the $_GET[page] dosent pass to subforums, even when the subforums are specified (easy fix though, just use $forum['page'] or something of the like)

Thanks for the work! (BTW why are there multiple plugins with the exact same thing? oh and the plugin can be simplified to

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Old 12 Sep 2008, 15:36
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JVCode JVCode is offline
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This is just what I've been looking for, thankyou ever so much! Installed and working perfectly on 3.7.2
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Old 27 Oct 2008, 23:24
binevi binevi is offline
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my forums URL is com/findex.php so what is the link of page 2 going to be.

i tried com/findex.php?page=2 but it doesnt work

any idea
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Old 28 Oct 2008, 08:16
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Hornstar Hornstar is offline
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Real name: Matt
you have a typo, you put findex, it should be forums/index.php?page=2

That works perfectly fine for me, just ensure you have set a forum up to be on page 2 in the admincp first.
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Old 28 Oct 2008, 23:04
binevi binevi is offline
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Fatal error: Field page is not defined in $validfields in class vb_datamanager_forum in [path]/includes/class_dm.php on line 485

i had this error when iwas trying yo set forum to page2
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