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MGC vBCovers
Mod Version: 1.0.1, by VBDev (Coder) VBDev is offline
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vB Version: 4.x.x Rating: (6 votes - 4.67 average) Installs: 26
Released: 21 Mar 2012 Last Update: 24 Mar 2012 Downloads: 149
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Overview

MGC vBCover is a new enhancement to your forum !


It provides your users with the possibility to add covers when posting new subjects, covers which are then displayed in the subject itself as well as in the thread lists on forumdisplay.


Covers can be input either manually or automatically retrieved thanks to the thread title from many sources (IMDB, Amazon, Google Books, and many other).


Detailed features


Following is a list of MGC vBCover features (pro and lite):
  • Simple install
  • Forum based activation
  • Adapted to films, music albums [PRO], books [PRO] and video games [PRO]
  • [PRO] Animation in the thread list
  • Two means of input:
    • Manually by entering the image url of the cover
    • Automatically from:
      • IMDB for films
      • [PRO] Allociné [France] for films
      • [PRO] Amazon for films, music albums, video games as well as books
      • [PRO] Fnac [France] for films, music albums, video games as well as books
      • [PRO] All CD covers for music
      • [PRO] Google Books for books
      • [PRO] Game Trailers for video games
      • [PRO] Jeux-Videos.com [France] for video games
  • Fully configurable:
    • Set wether to upload manually entered image to server (automatic ones are uploaded due to restrictions reasons)
    • [PRO] Number of covers between which the user can choose the cover
    • Option to display or not the cover at the top of the thread page
    • Option to display or not the cover at the top of the thread's first post
    • Maximum width/height of the cover on thread page
    • Maximum width/height of the covers in thread list
    • Type of link on covers (no link, thread or full cover)
    • [PRO] Number of covers, type of covers retrieval and width for the thread list animation
    • [PRO] Active sources for cover retrieval
    • [PRO] Supported platform for video games
Install

Refer to the readme for the install instructions.

Demo


Live demo :
Click here

Languages
  1. French
  2. English
  3. German (soon)
  4. Serbian (soon)
Support

On my website mostly and in this thread
Pro version available on my website

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Old 21 Mar 2012, 23:12
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Old 21 Mar 2012, 23:14
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Old 21 Mar 2012, 23:15
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Old 22 Mar 2012, 11:49
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How can we view a live demo. I don't feel like joining another website right now.
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Old 22 Mar 2012, 12:02
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The demo forum is now visible to guests

However to test the posting features with automatic retrieval from IMDB (and other sources as pro is installed on my website) you will have to register.
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Old 22 Mar 2012, 12:08
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Any plans in the future for a widget, both vertical and horizontal.
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Old 22 Mar 2012, 13:31
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For CMS ? Like latest covers ? Or Cover animation on CMS widget ?

I am open to suggestion of course, there is a project tools on my forum where user can suggest new features.
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Old 22 Mar 2012, 20:12
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I know this states 4.1.x. so does this mean no way it's going to work on 4.0.x ?
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Old 22 Mar 2012, 21:09
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It does
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Old 24 Mar 2012, 10:31
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Deutsch and Serbian languages added to the zip
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Old 24 Mar 2012, 15:04
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Hi,
I have not figured out how to run this plugin?
I open a new thread then? There is nothing different than before?

Thx
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Old 24 Mar 2012, 19:22
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* Product updated it contained a bug that was avoiding covers to display
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Old 24 Mar 2012, 19:23
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Originally Posted by Gn_Snake View Post
Hi,
I have not figured out how to run this plugin?
I open a new thread then? There is nothing different than before?

Thx
You have to activate it in the forum where you want the mod to be active through forums configuration in the admincp
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Old 24 Mar 2012, 22:10
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how can we try the demo..i couldn't see anything about with plugin.
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