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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

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vB Version: 3.6.x Rating: (210 votes - 4.76 average) Installs: 2721
Released: 03 Aug 2006 Last Update: 21 Mar 2008 Downloads: 16523
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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  #31  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 10:36
aLReeMi aLReeMi is offline
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
greaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat
thanks alot
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  #32  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 12:01
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Real name: Abe
Originally Posted by cavyspirit
Here it is:

<!-- message, attachments, sig -->

</td>
</tr>
</table>

<!-- post $post[postid] popup menu -->
<div class="vbmenu_popup" id="postmenu_$post[postid]_menu" style="display:none;">
<table cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" border="0">
<tr>
<td class="thead">$post[username]</td>
</tr>
<if condition="$show['profile']">
<tr><td class="vbmenu_option"><a href="member.php?$session[sessionurl]u=$post[userid]">$vbphrase[view_public_profile]</a></td></tr>
</if>
<if condition="$show['pmlink']">
<tr><td class="vbmenu_option"><a href="private.php?$session[sessionurl]do=newpm&amp;u=$post[userid]" rel="nofollow"><phrase 1="$post[username]">$vbphrase[send_private_message_to_x]</phrase></a></td></tr>
</if>
<if condition="$show['emaillink']">
<tr><td class="vbmenu_option"><a href="sendmessage.php?$session[sessionurl]do=mailmember&amp;u=$post[userid]" rel="nofollow"><phrase 1="$post[username]">$vbphrase[send_email_to_x]</phrase></a></td></tr>
</if>
<if condition="$show['homepage']">
<tr><td class="vbmenu_option"><a href="$post[homepage]"><phrase 1="$post[username]">$vbphrase[visit_xs_homepage]</phrase></a></td></tr>
</if>
<if condition="$show['search']">
<tr><td class="vbmenu_option"><a href="search.php?$session[sessionurl]do=finduser&amp;u=$post[userid]" rel="nofollow"><phrase 1="$post[username]">$vbphrase[find_all_posts_by_x]</phrase></a></td></tr>
</if>
<if condition="$post['userid'] AND $show['member']">
<tr><td class="vbmenu_option"><a href="profile.php?$session[sessionurl]do=addlist&amp;userlist=buddy&amp;u=$post[userid]"><phrase 1="$post[username]">$vbphrase[add_x_to_buddy_list]</phrase></a></td></tr>
</if>
</table>
</div>
<!-- / post $post[postid] popup menu -->
<!-- Start Post Thank You Hack -->
$post_thanks
<!-- End Post Thank You Hack -->
<!-- Start Post Groan Hack -->
$post_groan
<!-- End Post Groan Hack -->
Do you have any other styles?
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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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  #33  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 12:26
dragonhart dragonhart is offline
 
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This is great!!!! Thank you very much Dragonhart
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  #34  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 16:29
cavyspirit cavyspirit is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Originally Posted by Abe1
Do you have any other styles?
Yes, but they are not used. Nor have I edited them to take advantage of any of my add-ons. I guess I should just delete them. But again, they are not used and my styles are not user selectable.
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  #35  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 16:46
cavyspirit cavyspirit is offline
 
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Would it help to view source on one of the pages? Here is an example: http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/...eat-forum.html
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  #36  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 17:05
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Real name: Abe
Originally Posted by cavyspirit
Would it help to view source on one of the pages? Here is an example: http://www.guineapigcages.com/forum/...eat-forum.html
Did you ever edit the post_thanks_postbit template? If you did, you should revert 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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  #37  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 17:21
cavyspirit cavyspirit is offline
 
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Yup. That was the problem. That worked! Whoohoo! Thank you very much.
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  #38  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 18:39
cavyspirit cavyspirit is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Okay. Well, I got my thanks back to normal, now the groans are still wigged out. All templates have been reverted. Of course, the groans are still on v1.2.

What can I do to fix this?
Thanks so much.
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File Type: jpg thanks.jpg (18.4 KB, 91 views)
File Type: jpg groan.jpg (25.1 KB, 94 views)
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  #39  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 18:43
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Real name: Abe
Originally Posted by cavyspirit
Okay. Well, I got my thanks back to normal, now the groans are still wigged out. All templates have been reverted. Of course, the groans are still on v1.2.

What can I do to fix this?
Thanks so much.
I didn't update groan yet. You can maulay remove from the post_groan_postbit template $spacer_open and closed in the beg. and end of the template.
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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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  #40  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 18:49
cavyspirit cavyspirit is offline
 
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PERFECT! Thank you very much!!
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  #41  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 18:56
cavyspirit cavyspirit is offline
 
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I would still like to be able to put two additional queries in the members profile:

Posts GROANED by username
Posts THANKED by username

Can you figure out a way to do that? I really need to be able sometimes remove all groans made by a user, especially when that user is put on restricted, moderated or banned status.
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Old 06 Aug 2006, 19:01
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Real name: Abe
Originally Posted by cavyspirit
I would still like to be able to put two additional queries in the members profile:

Posts GROANED by username
Posts THANKED by username

Can you figure out a way to do that? I really need to be able sometimes remove all groans made by a user, especially when that user is put on restricted, moderated or banned status.
Should be there already.
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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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Old 06 Aug 2006, 19:53
Dermo-MIO Dermo-MIO is offline
 
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thanks for the update will install it 2morrow
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  #44  
Old 06 Aug 2006, 21:28
cavyspirit cavyspirit is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Originally Posted by Abe1
Should be there already.
Maybe I'm confused.

In the MemberInfo template, this code:

<!-- Start Post Thank You Hack -->
<br />
$vbphrase[post_thanks_total_thanks]: <strong>$userinfo[post_thanks_user_amount]</strong>
<br />
<if condition="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_times_on] == 1">
$vbphrase[post_thanks_time_post]
<else />
<if condition="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_posts_on] == 1">
<phrase 1="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_times]">$vbphrase[post_thanks_times_post]</phrase>
<else />
<phrase 1="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_times]" 2="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_posts]">$vbphrase[post_thanks_times_posts]</phrase>
</if>
</if>
</td></tr>
<tr><td>
<a href="search.php?$session[sessionurl]do=findthanks&amp;u=$userinfo[userid]"><phrase 1="$userinfo[username]">$vbphrase[post_thanks_search_user]</phrase></a>
<!-- End Post Thank You Hack -->

At the bottom, that one query (search) gets you all posts that were made by the user that were thanked by someone else (same with groans).

I would ALSO like another query that is all posts made by others that this user has thanked (same with groans).
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Old 06 Aug 2006, 22:07
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Real name: Abe
Originally Posted by cavyspirit
Maybe I'm confused.

In the MemberInfo template, this code:

<!-- Start Post Thank You Hack -->
<br />
$vbphrase[post_thanks_total_thanks]: <strong>$userinfo[post_thanks_user_amount]</strong>
<br />
<if condition="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_times_on] == 1">
$vbphrase[post_thanks_time_post]
<else />
<if condition="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_posts_on] == 1">
<phrase 1="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_times]">$vbphrase[post_thanks_times_post]</phrase>
<else />
<phrase 1="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_times]" 2="$userinfo[post_thanks_thanked_posts]">$vbphrase[post_thanks_times_posts]</phrase>
</if>
</if>
</td></tr>
<tr><td>
<a href="search.php?$session[sessionurl]do=findthanks&amp;u=$userinfo[userid]"><phrase 1="$userinfo[username]">$vbphrase[post_thanks_search_user]</phrase></a>
<!-- End Post Thank You Hack -->

At the bottom, that one query (search) gets you all posts that were made by the user that were thanked by someone else (same with groans).

I would ALSO like another query that is all posts made by others that this user has thanked (same with groans).
I hear what you are saying now. It's on my to-do list. No garranty though.
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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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