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DnP Instant! AJAX/SEO Musicbox + News v1.0.7 : Online entertainment at its best
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vB Version: 3.8.x Rating: (26 votes - 4.88 average) Installs: 160
Released: 13 Jun 2009 Last Update: 01 Jun 2010 Downloads: 1956
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"One of the most unique AJAX online media sharing service script for advanced webmasters"

Support
Due to high volume of PMs request for support, plus it's unwise to repeat an answer over and over in different PMs therefore, please note :
  • In-Topic Support priority is given to Everyone who has installed
  • Private Message Support is given only to Contributors, Helpers, Donators and Beta Test Volunteers
Introduction
This is the SEO friendly yet Advanced AJAX powered Musicbox by DnP Network™. It is found by Silveryhat in the late 2008 and early 2009. The original version was first use way back in the '06 or '07 with limited functions and no ajax support. A serious upgrade and rebuilding have been made few weeks ago for this release. Main goal was to make it faster and compatible with all vBulletin forums. This project is the hard work of Silveryhat and DnP Administrator of DnP Network™, we wish to bring the best to the vB community.



DnP Instant! Musicbox is free for non-commercial, non-profit use. Otherwise, please read the Notice at the end of this post.
Requirements
  • Host supports AJAX
  • Administrator skill level MUST be intermediate, for you must know what you are doing. 70% of the issues was because Admin does not have a clue of the host configuration and what the notice tries to tell them when a problem occurs. Also the other 20% is because Admin does not read the 2-Step Installation Guide carefully. I will not give support for such situations.
  • vBulletin from 3.5.x to 3.8.x
Simplified 2-Step Installation :
1. Upload all files and folders under the "upload" folder to your forum root.

2. Run forum_root/install_dnp_musicbox.php to setup new tables to your database. This little friendly webpage is also AJAX supported. Delete it after you have finished installing the data.



[Note] : For Unix host, please make sure the folder you have uploaded the musicbox content to is CHMOD to 666 or 777 (writable) if you receive a permission error during installation.
And, That's all for the installation step!

IF you have installed successfully :
Read HOW-TO & F.A.Q
Mark as Installed for Support - Vote for it.
Nominate for MOTM.
Was the Installation Process easy ?
Customizations :
  • Now proceed to AdminCP » DnP Musicbox Options to add new categories, artists (optional), and albums (optional).
  • Use the Configuration Editor from Musicbox Homepage » Administrator's Quick Panel to customize the your personal musicbox !
There is no manual template change needed, unless you would want a musicbox link to show on navigation bar, too.

Access forum_root/music.php to start your musicbox!

Brief
Now, it is time to speed up the rest of the introduction. Here's the small summary of DnP Instant! Musicbox with some picture links and one giant screenshot.



Features :
* Lightweight, Fast response and 95% AJAX powered musicbox. Supports cross browsers, non-javascript browsers.
* All Ajax links are degradable, SEO friendly with built-in normal URL.
* More than
100+ customizations (and continue to grow each version) to fit your own way. Explore them yourself!
* Allows the creation of Singer Biography , Album Records and Lyric for song.
* Members can
rate the song using Who Like It feature.
* Playlist is built-in. Data is saved on cookie file for fast access and database safe.
* Templates are built-in. No necessary change is required.
*
Easy installation process. Includes dynamic installation webpage.
* Support your own forum style with
matching style option. No Template editing is necessary. vBulletin Style - Style 1 - Style 2
* [View Screenshot] Flash file from online video services can also be embed. Literally any online video could be inserted into the musicbox. Any question of how, please ask.
* [View Screenshot]
Lightbox effect included. Option can be switched On or Off.
* [View Screenshot] The
Instant! box on mainpage is fully run by AJAX. It conveniently shows many different media stats such as Newest, Hottest, Highest rate or just random. You can even customize how many songs to show, replace the current icons and change the width elements, or the size of thumbnails. Then, you might run into a tough decision to choose the way it should list the song like the screenshot above, because both look pretty good.
* [View Screenshot] The Instant! box also sports a compact layout for a clean and tidy overall look.
* [View Screenshot] Navigation is all ajax powered for fastest response. Categories are organized and nested.
* [View Screenshot] Social Bookmarking Icons are included.
* [View Screenshot] Do your members like to comment (or start a flame war ._. ) ? Yes DnP Instant! Musicbox has a built-in comment system as well. It also runs by AJAX and includes Rating feature. A comment that has too many negative points will not be shown anymore. A good community will tend to unfold itself, well if it doesn't... you can always delete that bad comment in a blink (This kind of blink )
* [View Comment Rating Screenshot]
* [View Screenshot] When
member report links as broken, you can quickly view a list of them in less than 10 seconds. The Administrator's Quick panel is located right in the footer and it runs with AJAX too!
* [View Screenshot] DnP Instant! Musicbox also comes with more than many hidden blocks that they can only be activated from the configuration editor. These blocks can display new topics, new singers or albums, showing announcement, list of friend websites, random songs, etc...Check them out too if you have time.
Admin can moderate media posted by members.
Members can report broken links.
* FLV/MP4 supported.
* [View screenshot] Built-in 14 default supports/guide for Online video sharing services.
* [View Screenshot] Instant! Setting Editor for
quick configuration changes.
*
Option to compress javascript files for very fast page load.
*
Allow custom thumbnail for media. You can post a picture to display by default for your video, audio clip.
* [View Screenshot] Allow the customization for Player window look and feel. Be unique!
* [View Screenshot] Turn Off the Light feature for soothing video experience.
* [View Screenshot] Administrator's Note to member on Post page
*
Instant! Cache system for completely 0 query requested on pageload even with Full blocks activated.* Automatic Anti-Flood System & SQL Inject Protection
Demo (Current Version on Demo page is maybe different due to testing purpose) :
As shown on the original homepage (click Continue to pass the firewall protection)
http://silveryhat.com/delynie/music.php or http://music.silveryhat.com/

Sample video clips :
http://silveryhat.com/song498 (I will follow him) (Youtube)
http://silveryhat.com/song360 (We didn't start the flame war) (CollegeHumor)
http://silveryhat.com/song221 (Khi con tim biết yêu (Love Paradise)) (DailyMotion)
http://silveryhat.com/song362 (Can't let go) (FLV Player)

Like old songs? Try Search function for these :
500 miles
Never on a sunday
Deborah
Love is blue
Leaving on a jet plane
Auld Lang Syne
Donna Donna
Greenfield
Knock Three Times
Seven lonely days
Am I that easy to forget
Please release me
I do my crying in the rain
River of no return
The Tennessee Waltz
Sample mp3 songs:
http://silveryhat.com/song187 (No turning back)
http://silveryhat.com/song237 (Love Paradise)

Member's Instant! Musicbox:
These are great boards that have supported the development of DnP Instant! Musicbox. Some of them has donated money or purchased the branding-free license which greatly encourages further growth of the musicbox itself. I appreciate your kindness and I hope your forum will extend to its best.

All Updates and History log

Notice: Default theme of musicbox and images are properties of DnP Network™, they should not be used any where else but the musicbox without permission. DnP Instant! Musicbox Copyright notice is not to be removed without a purchase of branding-free version else your domain and forum will be reported to Piracy Report.

Paid Request & Branding-free License:
Paid request is optional and available up to demand, because a few of us would want to extend the musicbox ability to another level. Click here to check out what is available.

Media Copyrights Infringement :
Please do not abuse the use of musicbox to create an illegal source of music. It's all your responsibility when it comes to these matters.

Please be aware : For every Modification, there are always bugs somewhere that the author have not yet found them himself. The same gravity applies for DnP Instant! Musicbox. Though I have manage to solve all the issues before anyone notices, there is still a great chance it's not perfectly bug free. Even vBulletin itself. I urge any kind souls who will contribute their time and effort, will help me improve it for every coming version. Bug reports, Ideas, Feedbacks are truly welcomed.

Update : From weekly to monthly per patch. Depend on requests, feedbacks and amount of bugs found.

2-Step Upgrade:
1. Upload all files and folders under the "upload" folder to your forum root.

2. Run forum_root/install_dnp_musicbox.php to upgrade tables. Current data will not be lost, only new columns are installed.

[Note] : For Unix host, please make sure the folder you have uploaded the musicbox content to is CHMOD to 666 or 777 (writable) if you receive a permission error during installation.
(..did I just copy almost exactly the two steps of installation here ._. )
Additional Plugins (varied authors) :
  1. Comment Block on Forum Home Index plugin (free)
  2. Who's Online Plugin for DnP Instant! Musicbox (free)
  3. DnP Instant! Musicbox's AJAX New Thread on Forum Home Index
  4. Media Block on Forum Home for DnP Instant! Musicbox (Display music list on your forum homepage - Simple version - Free)
  5. Posting Multiple Media Plugin (Quick way to post multiple media to musicbox database $1)
  6. DnP Instant! Box and Playlist on Forum Index (Display music list on your forum homepage - Advanced version - $5)
  7. Branding-Free License Purchase (Remove copyright line at bottom of page and allow the commercial use - $1)

Enjoy!

Bottom line - About Search Engines, Do they really crawl the content?:
Try this or this for examples.
My site rank is not high enough to beat other big sites, so I would narrow down the search to show that google does see the content of Musicbox.
Keyword : Leaving on a jet plane dnp or Honest Graduation Song dnp, as well as Baby I would dnp.
Here is the site search where it displays everything Google has gathered from the Musicbox : allinurl:silveryhat.com/delynie/music.php


Original Version of this topic can be found at
http://www.silveryhat.com/delynie/f130/dnp-instant-musicbox-modification-for-vbulletin-forum-6858.html

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Old 13 Jul 2009, 01:58
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Originally Posted by silveryhat View Post
Depend on what browser you are using. To play mp3 on the surfing we can either use QuickTime or Windows Media plugin. I have seen plenty of people have QuickTime to handle the job because they install iTunes. You can use this plugin if you are using Firefox http://port25.technet.com/videos/dow...efoxplugin.exe
Thanks, it work now.
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 02:03
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Originally Posted by silveryhat View Post
3/ Custom block content accepts plain HTML.

4/Please note that the Flash player does take use of these settings

7/The session is completely blocked from access unless user must close down the browser and starts a new one. Settings for this can be changed in Configurations
Silveryhat,
3/ I understand that but what file and/or how am I going to put the plain HTML code so that it displays on left/right column?

4/ Please kindly explain a little bit more

7/ Will there be a popup or warning screen once user reach level 4 to tell them to shut down and restart the browser?
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 04:02
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Originally Posted by rapidphim View Post
Silveryhat,
3/ I understand that but what file and/or how am I going to put the plain HTML code so that it displays on left/right column?

4/ Please kindly explain a little bit more

7/ Will there be a popup or warning screen once user reach level 4 to tell them to shut down and restart the browser?
3 - You would use custom_block_on_side
4 - Autoplay only applies for mp3,mp4, avi, wma or any file type that uses media player embed plugin
7 - No. If a user reaches level 4 that should be considered as some attacker,who wants to do harm to your site why do you need a notice or warning to tell them what to do ?
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 05:29
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i want to add songs from the site

http://www.raaga.com
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 05:51
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Originally Posted by indianhacker View Post
i want to add songs from the site

http://www.raaga.com
Try this for example

http://www.raaga.com/player4/embed/embedplayer.swf?idsnew=152930

where 152930 is the id of the clip you would want to include.
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 06:17
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Silvery,
How can we adjust or make it equally in column size for both left/right column?
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 09:29
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Originally Posted by silveryhat View Post
Try this for example

http://www.raaga.com/player4/embed/embedplayer.swf?idsnew=152930

where 152930 is the id of the clip you would want to include.

can add but cannot play the audio
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 16:13
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Originally Posted by rapidphim View Post
Silvery,
How can we adjust or make it equally in column size for both left/right column?
It is

'right_side_column_width' => '200',

and

'left_side_column_width' => '200',


Originally Posted by indianhacker View Post
can add but cannot play the audio
Then it's the website restriction. Did you click the play button btw?

There is also an alt way for this page http://www.raaga.com/channels/hindi/videos.asp

http://www.raaga.com/vplayer/raaga-video-embed.swf?guid=1615

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Old 13 Jul 2009, 18:43
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I'm still interested in installing this but would need some specific directions:
Originally Posted by silveryhat View Post
The size of the host does not matter. What should be concerned here is the php configuration being made. You can have a host such as geocities before which thousand of users and domains but no php because it is being limited by the server settings. Full access is different from full control. You can do the <? phpinfo(); ?> to see what function being disabled.
How can I run this query to find out what is limited? I have very limited experience with coding.

Originally Posted by silveryhat View Post
Did you know about placing a php.ini file and use htaccess to enable certain php function that are not turned on by default ?
I have heard it mentioned before but have no clue as to how to go about setting it up. I'm guessing this would be a work around? Could you tell me what I need to do to accomplish this?

Please let me know.....
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 18:55
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Originally Posted by csoroner View Post
How can I run this query to find out what is limited? I have very limited experience with coding.
Let's first find out what's going on with the ctype_digit function.
Simply using notepad to make a phpinfo.php file and add this to its content


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

Now upload it to your server and access to this file by a browser. You should see all php configuration of your server , or your account. Look for ctype function status to confirm the situation
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 18:56
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I just read up and created a config file called testphp.php. Inside I placed "<? phpinfo(); ?>". Once I pinged the file with firefox a picture came up with what appears to be all the php info. At the top it says I'm running php version 4.4.9.

There isn't a line with ctype anywhere in the box?
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 19:00
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I just sent you a pm with the link if thats ok...
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Old 13 Jul 2009, 20:11
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TibiaEnt issue

I installed everything and the installation went very smooth. However, I do not see anything in my Admin CP. There is no side bar for it nor is it in the VBulletin options.

I uploaded all the files, and installed it. I even made the music folder 777. If you have any other advice it would be appreciated. Thanks!

http://www.tibiaent.com/boards/music.php

That's what I get...
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Old 14 Jul 2009, 01:10
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Originally Posted by csoroner View Post
I just sent you a pm with the link if thats ok...
It's fine, I've replied to you as well.

Originally Posted by Trektorius View Post
I installed everything and the installation went very smooth. However, I do not see anything in my Admin CP. There is no side bar for it nor is it in the VBulletin options.

I uploaded all the files, and installed it. I even made the music folder 777. If you have any other advice it would be appreciated. Thanks!

http://www.tibiaent.com/boards/music.php

That's what I get...
No, it's not under vBulletin Options

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Old 14 Jul 2009, 05:27
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Silvery,
Are you able to find out how can we type and search by Vietnamese characters on you media box?

I was able to type in Viet character when add new song but unable to when searching
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