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8WayRun.Com - Media Library
Mod Version: 4.1.7, by Jaxel (Coder) Jaxel is offline
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vB Version: 4.0.x Rating: (131 votes - 4.73 average) Installs: 916
Released: 17 Apr 2010 Last Update: 27 Oct 2010 Downloads: 7899
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This is a new modification, spawning from the old VB 3.x Video Directory modifications.
For all intents and purposes, both my old Video Directory Remixed mod, and Survivor's original Video Directory mod have been discontinued. Neither of us are maintaining these older versions, they will not receive any future updates and we will not be providing any support. This version has a new name because it has been completely rewritten from scratch and is not being built on Survivor's old code. Because of this, if you are upgrading to this new version, from the old version, be sure to read this entire post in order to understand the upgrade process.

What is this mod?
Simply put, this mod is a directory for media. It supports URL inputs, in order to extract meta data and directorize media into a simple and easy to understand library. Users can add their favorite media from a select few online distribution centers (such as Youtube or Vimeo) and categorize and tag them as they see fit. This mod offers rudimentary support for the hosting of local media. An administrator can upload a media to the /customVID/ (default) directory; then add the media to the library using the URL code of "local:filename". Media hosted locally will be displayed using JWPlayer, but will not provide meta data, so that kind of information will need to be entered manually.

Demo:
http://www.8wayrun.com/media.php

Features:
  • Integrated directly into the vBulletin user database and product manager.
  • Fully phrased and built on tempaltes for easy re-skinning and styling.
  • Simple to use administration features and usergroup permission settings.
  • Landing page with the most recent, most popular and highest rated media.
  • Ability to add media into a single category, while adding multiple tags.
  • Ability to browse media through categories, tags, and user contributions.
  • Summary tag cloud with a link to the entire list of tags in the system.
  • Comment and rating system based on AJAX including graceful degredation.
  • Individual RSS Feeds for newest videos, categories, tags and user media.
  • Search function for titles and descriptions.
Installation:
If you are upgrading from before version 1.1, please install that version first.
  1. Upload all the files in the "upload" directory of the attached zip file to your forum root.
  2. CHMOD the /customVID/thumbs/ directory to full read/write/execute 777 permissions.
  3. CHMOD the /customVID/sitemap/ directory to full read/write/execute 777 permissions.
  4. Import the product file called "product-medialibrary.xml" in the Product Manager of vBulletin.
  5. Set your usergroup permissions and media library settings in your administration control panel.
  6. OPTIONAL: Enable the "Generate XML Media Sitemap" scheduled task in your administration control panel.

    NOTES: Make sure you decide what you wish to use for your thumbnail quality setting. By default, thumbnails are saved at 50% quality. At 50%, thumbnails will only be 2kb in size, but at the expense of quality. At 100%, thumbnails will be about 15kb in size, but will have the highest quality. I recommend setting it to 80%, which would leave thumbnails at 5kb in size with still excellent quality.

    Every time you change your thumbnail quality setting, you will need to run the "Rebuild Media Thumbnails" to see any changes.
Upgrading from VDR:
  1. The "video*" tables from your previous installation of VDR need to exist in your database.
  2. Enable the "media ADMIN import" plugin in the plugin manager of your control panel.
  3. Run the "Import Media from VDR" process in your update counters menu in maintenance.
  4. Disable the "media ADMIN import" plugin in the plugin manager of your control panel.
  5. Run the "Rebuild Media Thumbnails" process in your update counters menu in maintenance.
  6. You may now uninstall VDR once you confirm everything has been imported as intended.

    NOTES: You will mostly likely get at least one error while rebuilding media thumbnails...

    When you get an error, click the details link for that media. If the media displays some sort of error such as "This video has been removed" or "This video no longer exist", then that means that media is gone and you'll be unable to generate a thumbnail for that particular media. Use the available options on that media's detail page to DELETE it from your library. Then go back to your browser window which is rebuilding thumbnails and click the "retry from this position" link.

    If you got an error for a media, but after clicking the details link you can find no obvious error with the video; then the error could have just been a simple syn/ack failure. Just click the "retry from this position" link and the system will try to rebuild that thumbnail again.
Known Bugs:
There is a conflict with this modification and some of Valter's VSA modifications that will prevent navbar permissions from being handled correctly. I don't know exactly who's fault it is; but I'm pretty sure there are no errors in my code that would be causing this problem. There is a work around for this however.

Admin Control Panel > Plugins & Products > Plugin Manager > "media NAVTAB"

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Old 01 Mar 2011, 17:38
lmgc lmgc is offline
 
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any help is welcome guys
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  #1937  
Old 03 Mar 2011, 02:11
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Gamelobby Gamelobby is offline
 
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Any idea why i cant find where to make a new category.?
Not in admin CP, not in sub-navbar.!?

Did i not install something right or.. what.
Everything seems to work great, just no place to make new cats.

Thanks
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  #1938  
Old 03 Mar 2011, 08:35
RobbieZ RobbieZ is offline
 
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Look at any of the first 7 images in the main thread the gold sub navbar contains, RH side : Administrate Tags Categories Services
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  #1939  
Old 04 Mar 2011, 20:18
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Gamelobby Gamelobby is offline
 
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Weird.. all i have on the right side is "Advanced Search".
Besides usergroup permissions, any idea why i wouldn't see this.?


Nevermind. It was the "Known Bug" with VSA Mods.

Thanks
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  #1940  
Old 05 Mar 2011, 07:47
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Drago13 Drago13 is offline
 
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Was working great on my site, now all of a sudden when you click on a vid , a 404 error file not found page comes up, is any one else having this problem? I still shows thumbs, but when you click, you get the error page.. help??
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Old 05 Mar 2011, 19:59
gregory_clayton gregory_clayton is offline
 
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isnt working on my site at the moment..I am having problems with the directory links..

e.g - http://wwehq.com/forum/media/admin/host

isnt loading for some reason :/
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  #1942  
Old 06 Mar 2011, 07:27
Eagle Eyes Eagle Eyes is offline
 
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Is it possible to rename Media into Videos?
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  #1943  
Old 08 Mar 2011, 09:17
DirtRider DirtRider is offline
 
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Got the following error when uploading the product-medialibrary.xml file


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  #1944  
Old 08 Mar 2011, 16:13
AshMagic AshMagic is offline
 
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BRILLIANT mod! Working fine on 4.1.2
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  #1945  
Old 08 Mar 2011, 16:20
AshMagic AshMagic is offline
 
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Quick question. How can I change the position of the 'Media' button in the Navbar?
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  #1946  
Old 09 Mar 2011, 01:14
compact123 compact123 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Ahmet Turan View Post
I get this error when added to video
hocam bu modun yapımcısı vbulletini bıraktı ve xenforoy geçti. sende xenforoya geçebilirsin ben geçtim harika gerçekten^^
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Old 09 Mar 2011, 09:40
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Originally Posted by DirtBanger View Post
Got the following error when uploading the product-medialibrary.xml file


Block Disabled:      (Update License Status)  
Suspended or Unlicensed Members Cannot View Code.
Anyone got any ideas on this one
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  #1948  
Old 09 Mar 2011, 15:43
kjpp kjpp is offline
 
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Hi!

I enabled seo links and uploaded htaccess file to media directory, now I have internal server error when I go to video link, Can someone help me whit this?

Regards
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  #1949  
Old 11 Mar 2011, 08:58
sensimilla sensimilla is offline
 
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Hi ,

Somehow my adminstration links dissapeared from the navbar.

I cant add or edit any category.

Any help ? Thans in advance.
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Old 11 Mar 2011, 20:16
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Originally Posted by compact123 View Post
hocam bu modun yapımcısı vbulletini bıraktı ve xenforoy geçti. sende xenforoya geçebilirsin ben geçtim harika gerçekten^^
Evet kullanıyorum zaten ama vbullletin ayrı bir hastalık )
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