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[AJAX] Post Thank You Hack
Mod Version: 7.4, by Abe1 (Coder) Abe1 is offline
Developer Last Online: Jun 2010 I like it Show Printable Version Email this Page

This modification is in the archives.
vB Version: 3.6.x Rating: (210 votes - 4.76 average) Installs: 2721
Released: 03 Aug 2006 Last Update: 21 Mar 2008 Downloads: 16522
Not Supported DB Changes Uses Plugins Template Edits Additional Files  

vB 3.7 version of this hack here: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=165673
vB 4.0 version of this hack here: http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=231666

Post Thank You Hack 7.4


About this hack:
One of the biggest problems on forums as you may know is 'posts boosting'. There are users who LOVE to say 'thanks' when ever they can. How can it hurt? Their post count goes up, they have nothing to loose.

There are also users who really like to express their thanks to post but don't like posting a post that looks like they're post boosting.

Then comes the moderators who have to delete people's thanks yous so a thread can look readable with out the thanks yous thrown around.

Finally comes the posters of these useful posts. They have no idea how many people really likes their posts if only some people say 'thanks'.

What this hack does is fix ALL these problems - except those users who like post boosting. This places a button called 'thanks.' When a user clicks on it, it places his username in a box right under the post saying that so-and-so says 'thanks' for the post. Every-one who clicks is placed in one box.

By giving your users the extra feature, you forum will look allot nice and organized. It is a guaranteed liking by ALL the members of your forum.

Features:
  • Uses vBulletin easy Product installer/updater/uninstaller
  • Uses AJAX technology so your users don't have to refresh when they thank.
  • Places an easy to use button next to the edit button
  • Separate looks for postbit and postbit_legacy
  • Places all Thanks into one small box
  • Uses only ONE query every time you view a showthread page!
  • Users can't thank twice
  • Option to not allow users to thank their own post
  • Guests don't see 'thanks' button
  • Counts how many thanks a user gives
  • Counts how many thanks a post gets
  • Shows how many thanks a user gave in every post of his
  • Shows how many thanks a user gave in profile
  • Shows how many thanks a user got
  • Shows how many posts or a user are thanked
  • Shows info in profile
  • Search for a users thanked posts
  • Search for all thanked posts
  • Administrator can remove all Thanks from a single post
  • Users can remove their own Thanks
  • Turn on and off hack totally
  • Turn on and off hack for only some forums
  • Option to turn off hack for all but the first post of a thread
  • Option to turn off hack for all but the first post of a thread in specific forums
  • Option to turn off hack view of date for specific or all forums
  • Option to add to post count when someone clicks 'thanks'.
  • Option to give a user who receives thanks reputation points.
  • Ban Usergroups
  • Ban Users
  • Uses Phrases
  • Cache Templates
  • Guaranteed to be liked by ALL users on your forum!
Installation information on hack: (If installed on vb 3.7)
  • Files edited: 0
  • Templates edited: 0
  • Files to upload: 7
  • Time to install: 1 minute max

Updates:

Version 7.0 (12/20/07):
  • Release of this hack for vBulletin version 3.7
  • This version works on all vBulletin versions from 3.6.0 and up

Version 7.1 (12/24/07):
  • Fixed up the vb3.7 profile block code including fixing showing your info and not the member you are looking at.

Version 7.2 (01/24/08):
  • Updated files: post_thanks.php, functions_post_thanks.php
  • Updated templates: post_thanks_memberinfo_block, post_thanks_member_info
  • New option: Remove User's Thanks Count When Deleting Post
  • New phrase: post_thanks_search_user_gave
  • FIX User reputation level now updates. (Thanks to liwo for this one.)
  • NEW Added option to view all posts a user has thanked.
  • FIX Fixed Special Action - Delete All of a Users Thanks
  • FIX Should have fixed some 'foreach()' errors.

Version 7.3 (03/15/08):
  • Updated file: functions_post_thanks.php
  • Updated template: post_thanks_memberinfo_block
  • Deleted template: post_thanks_memberinfo_css
  • New option: Choice to use Markup Usernames or not. (Thanks to Namaless)
  • New option: Ban User from Getting Thanks
  • New option: Max Thanks a User can Give Per Day
  • FIX Fixed repeating bug on vb 3.6.7 forums.
  • CHANGE Changed where the post thanks info shows on the Profile Page. Moved to same box as statistics. (This will require a template edit if you are running vb3.7 beta 2-4)

Version 7.4 (03/21/08):
  • FIX: Fixed Profile Stats for vb3.7.0 RC1 users.

Please post your comments or suggestions for this hack. I read ALL posts.

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Pictures:
  1. Showing the 'thanks' button and stats in Postbit
  2. Showing post after 'thanks' (user view)
  3. Showing post after 'thanks' with legacy posts (admin view)
  4. Stats in members profile and link
  5. Link in Search drop down menu
  6. Hacks settings

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  #61  
Old 10 Aug 2006, 02:56
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Block Disabled:      (Update License Status)  
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I've been using the thanks button on my site for so long, upgraded my forums to vb 3.6 gold and then upgraded to this version a few days ago, and then just a few hours ago I had a few database errors come through relating to the database error above.

Anyideas what caused that?

Thanks
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  #62  
Old 10 Aug 2006, 14:59
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How to totally disable this hack for guests ?
for the past few days google spends an hour daily trying to thank posts.
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  #63  
Old 10 Aug 2006, 17:12
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How to totally disable this hack for guests ?
for the past few days google spends an hour daily trying to thank posts.
You can set who can't thank by user group in the vbulletin options for the plugin.

Of all the posts I've ever read in this forum over the years, that one just totally cracked me up!
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Old 10 Aug 2006, 17:15
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lol,Did that but dint help.
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Old 10 Aug 2006, 17:31
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This is the problem,1/4 of the bots are trying to Thank :surprised:

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  #66  
Old 10 Aug 2006, 18:14
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Do your guests see the thanks (and groan if you have it) option/button when on the forum? Is it visible to them?
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Old 10 Aug 2006, 19:04
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No,but i think the problem is this code which is shown to all (logged in or not)

Please Check your showthread (view source) if you also have this problem.

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Old 10 Aug 2006, 23:01
cavyspirit cavyspirit is offline
 
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I have the same source. But the whole thing is commented out, right? So Google is trying to execute it anyway?
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Old 11 Aug 2006, 04:20
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Originally Posted by hornstar1337
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I've been using the thanks button on my site for so long, upgraded my forums to vb 3.6 gold and then upgraded to this version a few days ago, and then just a few hours ago I had a few database errors come through relating to the database error above.

Anyideas what caused that?

Thanks
does anyone have a fix for this? i get the same db error....
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Old 11 Aug 2006, 14:13
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lnstalled
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Old 11 Aug 2006, 14:16
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lnstalled
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Old 11 Aug 2006, 16:13
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Does this hack have an option to hide the post till someone clicks thanks?
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Old 11 Aug 2006, 17:04
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Originally Posted by hornstar1337
Block Disabled:      (Update License Status)  
Suspended or Unlicensed Members Cannot View Code.

I've been using the thanks button on my site for so long, upgraded my forums to vb 3.6 gold and then upgraded to this version a few days ago, and then just a few hours ago I had a few database errors come through relating to the database error above.

Anyideas what caused that?

Thanks
It looks like an error with removing all thanks from a post. Any of your admins report this error?
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MY HACKS -

Active Link Security 3.0.X | Add Title to Rank Images 3.5.X | Admin Log In As User 3.5.X 3.6.X | Advanced BBCode Permissions 3.5.X 3.6.X | Can't See Attachments Before Thanking a Post 3.5.X | Can't Thank and Groan the Same Post 3.5.X | Delete Post when Giving Infraction 3.6.X | Edit New Thread Button 3.5.X | External Data Provider Usergroup Permissions Setting 3.5.X | Forms Hack 3.5.X, 3.6.X | Log Logins Hack 3.5.X 3.6.X | Moderator Statistics 3.5.X | Post Award Hack 3.0.X 3.5.X | [AJAX] Post Thank You Hack 3.0.X 3.5.X 3.6.X | [AJAX] Post Groan Hack 3.5.X 3.6.X | Post Thank You Hack Stats for vBadvanced CMPS 2.x 3.5.X | Search Title only in search drop-down 3.5.X, 3.6.X | 'vBMenu' DHTML User Option 3.5.X 3.6.X | vBShout on all pages! 3.5.X
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  #74  
Old 11 Aug 2006, 17:06
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by unitedpunjab
How to totally disable this hack for guests ?
for the past few days google spends an hour daily trying to thank posts.
I'm glad Google likes your posts

I have down on my list to add a noflow or something like that.
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MY HACKS -

Active Link Security 3.0.X | Add Title to Rank Images 3.5.X | Admin Log In As User 3.5.X 3.6.X | Advanced BBCode Permissions 3.5.X 3.6.X | Can't See Attachments Before Thanking a Post 3.5.X | Can't Thank and Groan the Same Post 3.5.X | Delete Post when Giving Infraction 3.6.X | Edit New Thread Button 3.5.X | External Data Provider Usergroup Permissions Setting 3.5.X | Forms Hack 3.5.X, 3.6.X | Log Logins Hack 3.5.X 3.6.X | Moderator Statistics 3.5.X | Post Award Hack 3.0.X 3.5.X | [AJAX] Post Thank You Hack 3.0.X 3.5.X 3.6.X | [AJAX] Post Groan Hack 3.5.X 3.6.X | Post Thank You Hack Stats for vBadvanced CMPS 2.x 3.5.X | Search Title only in search drop-down 3.5.X, 3.6.X | 'vBMenu' DHTML User Option 3.5.X 3.6.X | vBShout on all pages! 3.5.X
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  #75  
Old 11 Aug 2006, 21:31
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If a post is edited the 'Thanks' disappears. Is this by design?

Bob
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