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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: 16524
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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  #781  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 18:03
Tearstone Tearstone is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Abe1 View Post
Just place it in between the 'head' tags.
k, not sure what that did as I don't see any difference, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed Thank you!
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  #782  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 18:03
subnet_rx subnet_rx is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Abe1 View Post
Look at the end of the postbit.
thanks for the quick reply. Here's the very end of my postbit:


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  #783  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 18:07
subnet_rx subnet_rx is offline
 
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I had another idea, could this be due to the post cache?
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Old 06 Apr 2007, 18:18
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by subnet_rx View Post
I had another idea, could this be due to the post cache?
Possible. I dont know what other hacks you have.
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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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  #785  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 18:19
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Tearstone View Post
k, not sure what that did as I don't see any difference, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed Thank you!
As long at the AJAX works, then you know you put it in the right place.
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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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  #786  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 18:22
subnet_rx subnet_rx is offline
 
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Originally Posted by Abe1 View Post
Possible. I dont know what other hacks you have.
I have several, but how would they affect this hack if I had it working before?
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  #787  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 18:29
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by subnet_rx View Post
I have several, but how would they affect this hack if I had it working before?
No clue really.
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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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  #788  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 18:54
subnet_rx subnet_rx is offline
 
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Apparently, the cache was the problem. I guess since you totally rebuilt this hack, it doubled it up. It's fixed now and working fine. Thanks for your help and the addon.
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  #789  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 19:16
subnet_rx subnet_rx is offline
 
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Hmm, it seems I was wrong. AJAX seems to display it correctly, but once you refresh the thread, it displays double.
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  #790  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 19:19
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AzzidReign AzzidReign is offline
 
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Sweet! Thank you for the 6.0 release! I've been waiting for a few of those features now for some time! Much appreciated! Thanks again.
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  #791  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 19:20
subnet_rx subnet_rx is offline
 
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nevermind, I finally found it. <!-- / post $post[postid] popup menu --> was a two different places in my postbit.
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  #792  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 20:25
dbirosel dbirosel is offline
 
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Real name: Dante
How do i set the width of the table?

Example:

#36 Post
http://www.caraudiojunkyard.com/foru...2678#post12678

I want the width of the list of thank you's in showthread to be as wide as the replies.
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Old 06 Apr 2007, 20:52
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by dbirosel View Post
How do i set the width of the table?

Example:

#36 Post
http://www.caraudiojunkyard.com/foru...2678#post12678

I want the width of the list of thank you's in showthread to be as wide as the replies.
looks like you never reverted the template since the upgrade. Please revert the post_thanks_postbit template it.
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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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  #794  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 21:44
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Stoopid me. I forgot to upload the post_thanks.php file in the forum folder both times I tried this. Abe is a MASTER and it works great! Thank you sooo very much. I wish they would make this base product so we would not have to modify this. Got my vote!
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  #795  
Old 06 Apr 2007, 22:18
dbirosel dbirosel is offline
 
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Thanks for the great update!!!! Works perfectly!
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