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Spiders Display on Forumhome and Who's Online for vb4
Mod Version: 1.1.3, by Boofo (R.I.P.) Boofo is offline
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vB Version: 4.0.x Rating: (93 votes - 4.76 average) Installs: 666
Released: 28 May 2010 Last Update: 18 Jan 2012 Downloads: 4205
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Spider Display for vB 4
Version 1.1.3
(By Boofo)

What does this product do?
This product will display the number of spiders on Forumhome and Who's Online. It will also add the count behind the spider name on Forumhome if there is more than one of a certain spider [ i.e. Google (3) ].

Credits:
A big thank you goes out to Adrian for helping me come up with the fix for this for vB 4.1.2, and straightening me out on keys in an array. Also, thanks to Paul M and Mosh for the comma fix for 4.1.8. Another thanks goes out to Mosh for the image file as well as making the mod work with all versions of vB 4. And yet another thank you goes out to HMBeaty for helping me find the fix for vB 4.1.10 and testing it thoroughly.

Version Information:
Version 1.0.0 --Initial release for vB 4
Version 1.0.1 --The count variable was wrong for the spider plural convention. Thanks goes out to Mosh for catching it. Also, the spiders_vbulletin.xml file has been updated to a more recent version, and the link for it below has been changed to another site that is keeping it up to date better than the original spiders list.
Version 1.0.2 --Fixed double comma issue with vB 4.0.5 in IE8.
Version 1.0.3 --Fixed issue with spiders displaying in a vertical listing in some browsers. The phrase ",with 0 spiders" will no longer show when there are no spider names listed.
Version 1.0.4 --Fixed to work with vB 4.1.2. Also, the "spiders_vbulletin.xml" file has been updated to the latest version as of February 15, 2011. => vBulletin 4.1.2 only
Version 1.0.5 --Added a setting to change the color of the spider name in the listing. Added a setting for Allowed Usergroups who can view spiders in the listing. Added a "View Map" link that will show up behind the spider count (or guest count if no spiders are currently on the site) on both the Forumhome and Who's Online. This link will only be visible if you have the "Digital Point User Map" mod installed. The spiders_vbulletin.xml file has also been updated to the latest version as of February 25, 2011. => vBulletin 4.1.2 only
Version 1.0.6 --Removed font color setting and added Style Variable setting for the Spider Display Font Color, so it can be set for each style separately. Set the dependency minversion to 4.1.2 in the xml file so there would be no improper version installs anymore. The spiders_vbulletin.xml file has also been updated to the latest version as of March 15, 2011. => vBulletin 4.1.2 only
Version 1.0.7 --Now fully phrased, as requested. => vBulletin 4.1.2 only
Version 1.0.8 --Should now work with all versions of vB 4, from 4.0.0 and up, including 4.1.8. Added a spider image to show before each spider, if the setting is enabled. It is off by default. The "spiders_vbulletin.xml" file has been updated to the latest version as of November 29, 2011.
Version 1.0.9 --Added a white spider icon image to go with styles that are dark. A setting has been added to choose what color image (black or white) you want to display before each spider name in the listing. The "spiders_vbulletin.xml" file has been updated to the latest version as of January 1, 2012.
Version 1.1.0 --Removed setting to choose the color of the spider icon and replaced it with a new style variable for the path to what spider image you wish to display for each style.
Version 1.1.1 --Added a setting to set the vertical alignment of the Spider Image. Added some more spider images.
Version 1.1.2 --Fixed to work on vB 4.1.10.
version 1.1.3 --Fixed to work with DragonByte Tech InfoPanels version 2.04 and above only.

NOTE: The word "Spider" or "Spiders" will no longer show up after each spider name listed in the activeusers listing on the Forumhome.

Installation overview:
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1 Product XML (6 Plugins, 15 Phrases, 3 Settings, 2 Style Variables)
1 spiders_vbulletin.xml (located in the upload/includes/xml directory of this product ZIP file)
6 Spider Image files (located in the upload/images/misc directory of this product ZIP file)

Installation Instructions:
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1. Upload the spider image files to the forums/images/misc directory on your site.

2. Upload spiders_vbulletin.xml to the forums/includes/xml directory on your site.

NOTE: Go to the following link for spiders_vbulletin.xml updates: http://www.wolfshead-solutions.com/spiders-list

3. Go to 'Admin CP -> Settings -> Options -> Who's Online Options -> Enable Spider Display' and make sure it is set to 'Yes'

4. Go to your Admin CP
Scroll down to 'Plugin System'
Click 'Manage Products'
Click 'Add/Import Product'
Click the 'Browse' button, and locate the 'product-boofo_spiderdisplay.xml' file on your computer

5. Go to your Admin CP -> vBulletin Options -> 'Spiders Display on Forumhome and Who's Online' and set the following options:
Spiders Display : Allowed Usergroups: These usergroups can view the Spiders Display on Forumhome. (Default is: '0' - All Usergroups)
Spiders Display : Show Spider Icon: Show Spider Icon to the left of each spider? (Default is: '1' - Yes)
Spiders Display : Spider Icon Vertical Position: Set the vertical-align property of the Spider Image. (Default is: 'bottom')

6. Style Variables:
Go to your Admin CP -> Styles & Templates -> Style Manager -> Style Variable Editor -> Click Go Button -> Boofo -> boofo_spiders_color
Enter the color code of the font color that you want the spiders to show up in.
Go to your Admin CP -> Styles & Templates -> Style Manager -> Style Variable Editor -> Click Go Button -> Boofo -> boofo_spiders_icon_image
This is your spiders display icon image. Set to the path of the spiders display icon image you want to use.

NOTE: You will need to do this for all styles.
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Done!
Enjoy!



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Old 22 Sep 2010, 23:46
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wont work for me, im on 4.0.7
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Old 22 Sep 2010, 23:55
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wont work for me, im on 4.0.7
Works fine for me on 4.0.7.
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Working flawlessly on 4.0.8

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Old 31 Oct 2010, 05:31
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Works great thank you.

Is it possible to get rid of the comma in front, as seen on attached screenshot please?

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Originally Posted by Taurus1 View Post
Works great thank you.

Is it possible to get rid of the comma in front, as seen on attached screenshot please?

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There should be no comma there with this mod. Are you sure you are not running the other one?
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Old 31 Oct 2010, 09:07
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I am using another mod that splits the online users into different groups. But the spiders online only showed up after I installed your mod. So I am not sure if the other mod is causing it.
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Old 31 Oct 2010, 09:18
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It must be the other mod doing it as I have the leading comma (when there are only Spiders online) taken care of in this mod. Try disabling the other mod and see if it shows up then.
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Old 22 Nov 2010, 15:31
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Hello, I am having alignment issues on my forumhome page since upgading to 4.0.8 pl2. There is no more borders and the display is all jumbled together. Any idea what could be wrong?

I also have your site life status installed and used the fix there to correct the alignment problem. Thanks
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Old 22 Nov 2010, 16:20
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If you disable this mod are the issues still there?
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Old 22 Nov 2010, 16:34
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If you disable this mod are the issues still there?
No, the issue is only with this mod on the forumhome. Everything else is aligned properly
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Old 22 Nov 2010, 16:48
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Since this only adds to a phrase, there shouldn't be any alignment issues with this at all. Are you using the default skin?
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Old 22 Nov 2010, 17:04
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No, I am using a custom skin. But even on my default skin it is misaligned, this is a screenshot from the default skin.
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Old 22 Nov 2010, 17:17
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thanks for the mod
/me clicked install
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Old 22 Nov 2010, 17:17
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No, I am using a custom skin. But even on my default skin it is misaligned, this is a screenshot from the default skin.
It looks like you have another mod messing with the alignment. The visitors mod maybe?
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Old 23 Nov 2010, 02:45
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Originally Posted by Boofo View Post
It looks like you have another mod messing with the alignment. The visitors mod maybe?
My bad Boofo, its not even your mod that was causing the problem. I thought the visitor's mod was yours. Sorry to have bothered you and thanks for trying to help me.
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