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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: 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.

MAKE SURE YOU CLICK INSTALL!
You will get an email when a new version is released.

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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  #91  
Old 15 Aug 2006, 10:42
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If searchbots are getting Invalid links for half the time they spent on a site.
It cant be good.
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  #92  
Old 15 Aug 2006, 22:34
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Ok.. I won't install it then.. Cause nobody is giving supporT?
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  #93  
Old 16 Aug 2006, 04:38
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thank you just installed my first mod nice bro thanxxx
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Old 16 Aug 2006, 04:56
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Originally Posted by firstrebel
If a post is edited the 'Thanks' disappears. Is this by design?

Bob
Has to do with the way the AJAX works with the edit post.
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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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  #95  
Old 16 Aug 2006, 04:57
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Abe1 Abe1 is offline
 
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Originally Posted by texasasl
Does anybody knows if it works with vbulletin 3.5.3 ??????

I am trying to install it but I get this error message:

"Database error in vBulletin 3.5.3:

Invalid SQL:

### INSERT QUERY GENERATED BY fetch_query_sql() ###
INSERT INTO vb3_plugin
(`active`, `executionorder`, `title`, `hookname`, `phpcode`, `product`)"

and also I get:

"MySQL Error : Unknown column 'executionorder' in 'field list'
Error Number : 1054
Date : Saturday, August 12th 2006 @ 08:55:30 PM
Script : http://www.inout.gr/admincp/plugin.php
Referrer : http://www.inout.gr/admincp/plugin.php?do=productadd"

Can somebody help??? Thank you in advance.
You have to install the vb3.5 version. Look at my sig for the link.
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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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  #96  
Old 16 Aug 2006, 04:58
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Originally Posted by Eagle Creek
The GIF file isnt showing up anywhere, so I can't thank for threads?
Are you looking at your posts only? Do you have more then one style?
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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 16 Aug 2006, 13:44
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Originally Posted by Abe1
You have to install the vb3.5 version. Look at my sig for the link.
That did the trick - thanks!
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  #98  
Old 16 Aug 2006, 14:11
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Originally Posted by Abe1
Are you looking at your posts only? Do you have more then one style?
Hi!

At this moment I just removed all the stuff of my forums. Including styles, everything.. I will reinstall your hack and let you know.
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  #99  
Old 17 Aug 2006, 06:47
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Thank you. Clicked install.


Can someone create an 'orange' colored Thank You button?
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  #100  
Old 18 Aug 2006, 18:05
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Originally Posted by unitedpunjab
The problem is much worse.Google has cached most links as
/showthread.php?do=post_thanks_add&p=xxxxx
and only getting No Permission Messages Instead of The contents of the Thread.


Ref http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showp...2&postcount=65
User-agent: *
Disallow: /showthread.php?do=post_thanks*

Adding this to the robots.txt solved the problem.I'd recommend everyone to do so just to be safe.
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  #101  
Old 18 Aug 2006, 20:15
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Where exactly do you put that?
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Old 18 Aug 2006, 20:29
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Originally Posted by cavyspirit
Where exactly do you put that?
in the robots.txt
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  #103  
Old 19 Aug 2006, 22:23
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A little curious, upgraded vbulletin 3.5.4 to 3.6 gold.
Updated thank you hack from Version 4.4 to latest v5.

Now in the forum if someone clicks the reputation icon first and then after the thanks button it will cause a db error.
Database error in vBulletin 3.6.0:

Invalid SQL:

INSERT INTO reputation
(postid, userid, reputation, whoadded, reason, dateline)
VALUES ('18168', '5', '10', '7', 'Thanked Post', 1156020852);

MySQL Error : Duplicate entry '7-18168' for key 2 Error Number : 1062
Date : Saturday, August 19th 2006 @ 04:54:12 PM
Script : http://www.xxx.co.uk/test/forum/show...d_ajax&p=18168
Referrer :
IP Address : xx.x.193.174
Username : tester
Classname : vb_database
Does this mean users can only choose 1 or the outher?
A little confused as I donít recall having this problem prior to upgrade.
Also wasnít there some update counter buttons for thanks in acp, I donít seem to have them now if their was?

Any pointers?
Acco.
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Old 20 Aug 2006, 11:22
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Originally Posted by acco
A little curious, upgraded vbulletin 3.5.4 to 3.6 gold.
Updated thank you hack from Version 4.4 to latest v5.

Now in the forum if someone clicks the reputation icon first and then after the thanks button it will cause a db error.


Does this mean users can only choose 1 or the outher?
A little confused as I donít recall having this problem prior to upgrade.
Also wasnít there some update counter buttons for thanks in acp, I donít seem to have them now if their was?

Any pointers?
Acco.
The user must have given rep points already to that post.
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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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  #105  
Old 20 Aug 2006, 11:56
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Originally Posted by Abe1
The user must have given rep points already to that post.
I have the same Error if a User gave Reputation and then he try to thanks
on this Post. This occures rarely, but nethertheless it would be fine, if this
Error could be prevented!
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