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[CM] Floating Sidebar (Custom + Shine Effect)
Mod Version: 1.00, by ChiNa (Coder/Designer) ChiNa is offline
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vB Version: 3.5.8 Rating: (1 vote - 5.00 average) Installs: 1
Released: 24 Aug 2012 Last Update: Never Downloads: 0
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NEW UPDATE: 11 August 2012

Get this mod for vBulletin 3.x. CLICK HERE!


Hey everyone, This is a great SideBar that I have used while I as using MYBB Board, I have used lots of time to turn this to a vBulletin mod A great mod for you to decide where you want your users to visit, and can be fully customized by yourself!



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Credits:
Yaldaram.com as Support & Co-Author
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Only 1 Template Edit!
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Transparent background added!
Shine Effect by Hovering
(With Drop Shadow / Gradient
Shine)
7 new Codes added in the Background.txt (With and Without Gradient Effect with 7 Different Colors, All codes are ready to COPY & PAST!


There are 2 Different Tutorials and 2 differen styles

A good advice will be "not to just JUMP in it", but look at both of the Tutorials, and If were YOU, I would def go for Tutorial 2 because it has the Shine and Gradient effect.


Tutorial 1: Image "Drop Shadow & Gradient effect!

Example Image

(Shines when hover)






Tutorial 2
NO "Drop Shadow & NO Gradient effect!


Example Image






Also Other Colors Available:



(Purple)




(Black)



(Red)




Tutorial 1 (With Shadow & Shine Effect)

Step 1: Go to your AdminCP, Click on Styles and Templates, then Style Manager, and on your right side in the dropdown sidebar, you choose Edit Templates!

Now you are in the Templates area! You can either add the following code in your "footer" or your "header" template! But start with your header. Click and open your header template, and add the following code below everything else!

Code to add in "header" template:


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Click SAVE!
Dont forget to download the SideBar.zip from the attachments. And upload the images folder to your root!


The path should be --> YOURFORUM/images/sidebar

We are now done, with Tutorial 1:


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Notice, the next tutorial has NO shine and NO gradient effect:

Lets Start with Tutorial 2:
(Without Shadow & Shining Effect)

Step 1: Go to your AdminCP, Click on Styles and Templates, then Style Manager, and on your right side in the dropdown sidebar, you choose Edit Templates!

Now you are in the Templates area! You can either add the following code in your "footer" or your "header" template! But start with your header. Click and open your header template, and add the following code below everything else!

Code to Add in "header" Template:

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Click save, and lets go to the last step.


Step 2: Unzip the SideBar.zip file which is below in the Attachments with the Icons inside! And simply upload the "image" folder to your root!

The path should be --> YOURFORUM/images/sidebar

We are DONE, And your SideBar should be ready! I prefer you use Tutorial 1!

Plz. Click Installed, if you use like or use this mod! Its for later support!

Extra Notice:
There are 14 icons inside the file! We only use 7 for the sidebar, The others are Extra! Make sure to Download the new ones! These fits perfectly for the Gradient & Drop Shadow!
:::::::::::: DONE :::::::::::::

Extra Optional Options

If you wanna change the "Shine Effect Color", Change the line I have marked in red, like the one below, and only change the blue diggit numbers. Go to this site to choose your rgb color: http://www.tayloredmktg.com/rgb/

Code to Change:

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Change only the numbers in "
BLUE COLOR". Which is in RGB COLOR CODE!!


For more, Check the Tutorial below for the RGB colors!



:::::::::::::::: >>>> Optional Info & Color Options <<<< ::::::::::::::::

NEW UPDATE: 09 - 08 - 2012


I have added extra Background codes inside a txt file. Now a new code for TRANSPARENT background added inside the file "Background.txt"! And there are codes ready for 7 different Backgrouds, Like the image below! With and Without Shining effect! All in the Background.txt. Download the file and open it with a NOTEPAD or TEXT EDITOR, and get copy the code from there!

SideBars from Background.txt Example:




Choice of a Custom URL Path and Image
If you decided to change the code and Icons and make your own icons, then let me show you how to change the code! Below you will see what every COLOR stands for!

Blue Color = URL to the Exact Page
Red Color = Icon Path and Name
Green = Title when you HOVER over the icon

Short Code Example:
<a href="FULL URL" title="GIVE A TITILE"><img src="ICON PATH"></a></li>


Full code:

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Custom Choice of Color

(4 LINES with the word Background)


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Only change the RED code at the end --> (0,0,0)
These 3 --> (0,0,0) stands for BLACK (The RGB NR and COLORCODE!)

You can use this color Generator: http://www.colorschemer.com/online.html

Here are some Extra RGB Colors Ready:

Black (0,0,0)
White (255,255,255)
Dark Blue (255,25,255)
Orange (255,102,51)
Dark Green (26,51,0)
Green (0,204,0)
Red (255,0,0)
Aqua (0.255.255)
Light Blue (51,153,255)
Purple (153,0,153)

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