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vB Version: 4.2.x Rating: (25 votes - 4.88 average) Installs: 71
Released: 16 Nov 2013 Last Update: 22 Sep 2014 Downloads: 379
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First off this mod, [Chris] Classifieds, has been taken over by me. It did belong to Christos Teriakis. He has since given me full rights to the mod, so I am releasing it here. Only thing I have changed as of yet is the title, added the link and changed some template names, so it is basically the same mod. To upgrade from that mod is the same as any other time, unzip the files, load them to your server, overwriting the old files, then import the new xml. Please remember, this mod is as new to me as anyone installing it, so we are both on a learning curve.

1.- What's this mod?

Is better to say what it is NOT. For those who have used MarysClassifieds, I can say that they are 2 products which you can't compare. MarysClassifieds had dozens of features, but when I installed in my site I realized that I need only 10% of those features. Maybe less. This is slimlined Classifieds. A minimalist version of MarysClassifieds, but I bet that 70% of the webmasters will find this one more pretty, more usefull.
  • It supports 4 types of Classifieds:
    • For Sale
    • Wanted
    • For Trade
    • Free Offers
  • Supports unlimited categories
  • Supports Extra fields (but not searchable)
  • Has PM templates for:
    • PM user when admin approves his Classifieds
    • PM user when admin rejects Classified
    • PM seller when a user Makes an Offer
    • PM seller when a user clicks Buy it
    • PM seller when a use uses the contact form
  • Supports 5 statuses:
    • Open
    • Hidden
    • Reserved
    • Expired
    • Sold
    • Please note that unlike my old mod, here nothing is automatic. The seller has to take care to switch between statuses.
  • There are listings for:
    • Category classifieds
    • Timeframe (What's New) Classifieds
    • Seller Classifieds
    • Search Results
  • In view Ad page the visitor can see also:
    • Other classifieds from the same seller
    • Similar classifieds from the same category
  • In all pages there are available the follow blocks having the appearance of widgets:
    • Category Menu
    • Search Form
    • Statistics
    • Latest classifieds
    • Popular classifieds
    • Soon to expire classifieds.
2.- How you can make (a bit) money with it.

Using vBulletin's Subscriptions Manager you can set subscription which will upgrade the subscribers to a higher usergroup with more privileges in SL Classifieds. eg:
  • To restrict post in specific categories. The system works such a way that for each category you can set who can post:
    • All usergroups
    • None usergroup
    • Specific usergroup(s)
  • To allow more days for postings. eg usergroup A can set a maximum of 15 days before the Ad will remove from the system, while usergroup B can set the Ad's duration for 45 days etc.
  • Concurrent Ads. eg Register users can have only 1 active ad, while your VIP usergroup can has 5 ..or 10 ... or whatever you want.
  • More photos per Ad.
3.- Installation
  1. Download and unzip the file Classifieds_XXXX.zip
  2. Upload the content of upload folder to the directory where your vB installation is. As a check: classifieds.php must be on the same directory as global.php, forum.php etc. Classifieds won't outside of vB installation directory.
  3. CMOD 777 the directories:
    1. christeris/classifieds/photos
    2. christeris/classifieds/photos/thumbs
    3. christeris/classifieds/photos/tmp
  4. Goto Admincp and import product-classifieds.xml. Double check before if you have another product with the same name.
  5. Set the various settings in Classifieds->General settings
  6. Set usergroup permissions
  7. Check and modify if you want PM templates.
  8. Set categories
  9. Set Extra fields (in case that you want them).
4.- SEO URLs
  • If you're using vbSeo open the file Classifieds_vBSEO_Custom_Rewrite_Rules.txt and add them to your vbSeo installation.
  • If you're using .htaccasse file copy the contents of htaccess.txt and add it to your current .htaccess files. If you don't have such file and your server is compatible with such files, upload htaccess.txt to your vB directory and rename it to: .htaccess
5. CMS Widget / Forum Sidebar Block for Latest Classifieds
  1. Shows latest 5 Classifieds
    1. If you want to change the number to another value change at 1st line: $maxitems = 5;
  2. Installation as CMS Widget
    1. Goto Admincp-> vBulletin CMS-> Widgets
    2. Click "Create New Widget" at the list bottom
    3. Set Widget Type: PHP Direct Execution
    4. Give a Title which appears at the widget. eg Last Classifieds, or.. Last 5 Classifieds etc
    5. Click SAVE
    6. Find in the list the new widget and click configure at the right side
    7. Replace the example code, with the code from Widget_Latest_Classifieds.txt
    8. Click Save
    9. Goto Layout and add it in any section you want
    10. Click Save (Layout)
  3. Installation as Forum sidebar Block
    1. Goto Admincp-> Forums & Moderators -> Forum Block Manager
    2. Click Add Block
    3. In the next screen "Select block type: Custom HTML/PHP"
    4. Click Continue
    5. Title: Latest Classifieds
    6. Content Type: PHP
    7. Content: Copy & Paste the code from Widget_Latest_Classifieds.txt
    8. Click Save. The block will be now visible to your forum sidebar
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v1.5.0
  1. Facebook Like Advanced (Shows users who liked it)
  2. RSS Feeds of last 10 Classifieds
  3. Seller has the ability to not mark a classifieds as reserved when a user clickc BuyNow, in case that he has stock of the same items and he wants to keep classifieds active.
  4. Added description in extra fields appearing as help text in add/edit form.
  5. In case that a category has no subcategories, beside the "No more categories" added an icon/link to previous category level.
v2.2.0
  1. Bug Fixes
    1. Missing Terms
    2. DB Error in My Offers
    3. Price decimal seperator in edit mode
  2. Improvements
    1. Show Make offer when the price left 0 in forum sideblock
  3. New features
    1. Show local time if the server is in different time zone.
    2. Classifieds Tab in User profile
    3. Classifieds link in User Popup
    4. Different font color for different classified types
    5. Send PM to Sellet when Admin deletes a classified from view page
    6. Set Userid to appear as sender in automated PMs
    7. Hide empty fields in view page
    8. Change the way that PMs are sending to activate popup modifications. Done but nor checked as I don't have such configuration in my site. But it must works as I'm using the native vB functions to send PMs.
    9. Set Extra fields as Required. Work with Text and Textarea fields only.
v2.3.0

Initial release under OzzModz.
Changed the files as to not interfere with the new mod from Panjo that is in vBulletin by default now.

v2.4.0
  1. Bug Fixes
    1. Fixed the dates, so they can be auto translated, by your locale settings.
    2. Changed some phrases.
    3. Added some missing phrases.
  2. Improvements
    1. Removed some now defunct settings.
  3. New features
    1. A new block on the left side of the main pages, that contains the navigation links to various parts of classifieds. So now a user can see them better, rather than having to look in the sub-navigation menu.
v2.4.1
Patched some vulnerability's that was found in the mod. No sites were affected by this, it was just found by a user and now is patched.

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Old 22 Nov 2013, 00:38
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Originally Posted by migratoria View Post
I also tested the procedure with htaccess but the 'url is not written correctly.
The market is poorly indexed in the search engines
I'll see if I can get someone to look at those for me, I really have no experience in that area so I am at a loss.
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Old 22 Nov 2013, 01:10
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Originally Posted by ozzy47 View Post
Ok give me a day to get it sorted, it then will use all the default vBulletin Date / Time Formatting instead of the settings that come with the mod.

It can be used with the mod as it is now, but if you put it in a different language, and run English / German languages it would not read right in both languages. Switching to vB way, it will.
I got a bit tied up today, hopefully I can have this out before the end of the weekend. Sorry for the delay.
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Old 22 Nov 2013, 03:14
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I should be more specific. I want to be able to show a posters status based on a secondary usergroup they are in. I want to do this within the classifieds_view_item template, as well as the classifieds_categories_bit template, and the classifieds_browse_bit template also
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Old 22 Nov 2013, 05:34
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In the info it say "If you're using vbSeo open" if the VbSeo is dead is there other seo mod that will work with this mod here, building a local forum and wanted to add this mod...too..to see how it works.

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Old 22 Nov 2013, 11:24
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No there is no current seo mod, but there should be soon, DBTech is doing one.
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Old 22 Nov 2013, 15:08
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Thank you friend!.
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Old 24 Nov 2013, 10:32
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I should be more specific. I want to be able to show a posters status based on a secondary usergroup they are in. I want to do this within the classifieds_view_item template, as well as the classifieds_categories_bit template, and the classifieds_browse_bit template also
I understand that, but where in those templates? Perhaps mock something up in Photoshop so I can get a idea.
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Old 24 Nov 2013, 12:16
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Ozzy! I have a great idea. A lot of my mebers dont see the links in navbar to create a new classifield.

Is it possible to make a widget for this on the classifields (maybe on top of category-widget)?
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Why would they not see the links?
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Old 24 Nov 2013, 14:02
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Basically I wouldn't mind having it displayed beside or below the users name. I am adding 2 pics to show the location I want it shown or how I intend on using it. The homepage pic iis the same as the category view so I didn't bother adding a third pic.
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Because i have a custom-theme and the 2. navbar is very small.
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New version available!

v2.4.0
  1. Bug Fixes
    1. Fixed the dates, so they can be auto translated, by your locale settings.
    2. Changed some phrases.
    3. Added some missing phrases.
  2. Improvements
    1. Removed some now defunct settings.
  3. New features
    1. A new block on the left side of the main pages, that contains the navigation links to various parts of classifieds. So now a user can see them better, rather than having to look in the sub-navigation menu.
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Old 26 Nov 2013, 01:00
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@Rich I still have not forgot about you, I just have not found the right variable yet, to get it to work.
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Originally Posted by ozzy47 View Post
New version available!

v2.4.0
  1. New features
    1. A new block on the left side of the main pages, that contains the navigation links to various parts of classifieds. So now a user can see them better, rather than having to look in the sub-navigation menu.
Could you explain this feature more? and if there a screenshot dear
I mean for this feature
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Old 26 Nov 2013, 01:25
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It's just a block on the left side that contains the various links to the product. Clicking on the dropdown opens a menu with links to click on and go to. It is the same links you see in the sub-nav bar.
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