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#318156 08/23/2009 5:39 PM
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Author: Gizmo (James of VNC Web Services)

Requirements: UBB.Threads 7.x (not compatible with UBB.Threads 6.x or below)

About:
This modification will allow you to add "signup nag screens" to your forums; these will show for any indicated groups (through the "Site Permissions" screen.

We use a Custom Island for the nag screen, you'll need to configure one to your liking.

Demo:
You can see a working demo on UGN Security.

Install Instructions:
Add The New Permission
Using PHPMyAdmin or the UBB.T7 Database Tools Page, execute the following (adds the new permission to the db, be sure to change ubbt_ to your db prefix):
Code
ALTER TABLE `ubbt_SITE_PERMISSIONS` ADD `SHOW_NAG` TINYINT( 4 ) NOT NULL DEFAULT '0';

And (adds the new permission to the permission group, be sure to change "yourdb" to your database name and "ubbt_" to your db prefix):
Code
INSERT INTO `yourdb`.`ubbt_PERMISSION_LIST` (`PERMISSION_NAME`, `PERMISSION_IS_HIGH` , `PERMISSION_IS_LOW` , `PERMISSION_TYPE`, `PERMISSION_ORDER`) VALUES ('SHOW_NAG', '1', '0', 'site', '8');

Now, edit the language file "admin/siteperms.php" and add the following (gives the new permission a name for the editing screens):
$ubbt_lang['SHOW_NAG'] = "Must View Nag Screens";

Now, go to the Site Permissions link in the control panel, and add what groups should be forced to view the nag (example, guests).


Create a Custom Island
Go to the CP and create a new Custom Island, you'll need the "External Use" code for this island for our next step. This island will contain all of the data for the nag screen. You can get the external use code for the Custom Island from the Portal Layout screen.

For our example, mine is:
Code
<?php
if (!defined('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM')) define('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM',1);
$style_side="";$tbopen="";$tbclose="";
echo "<table width=\"100%\">";
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/portal_islands.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/generic.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/cache/portal_box_10.php");
echo "</table>";
?>

Please note that ALL we need here are the include lines; you'll use these in place of mine in the below steps.


Add The Content
Files modified:
scripts/activetopics.inc.php
scripts/cfrm.inc.php
scripts/postlist.inc.php
scripts/showflat.inc.php
templates/default/activetopics.tpl
templates/default/cfrm.tpl
templates/default/cfrm_cat_only.tpl
templates/default/postlist.tpl
templates/default/showflat.tpl


In scripts/activetopics.inc.php Find:
Code
	extract($in, EXTR_OVERWRITE | EXTR_REFS); // quick and dirty fix - extract hash values as vars

Add After:
Code
	if($userob->check_access("site","SHOW_NAG")) {
$nag = 1;
}

Find:
Code
		"u_link" => $u_link

Add AFTER:
Code
,
"nag" => & $nag,


In templates/default/activetopics.tpl Find:
Code
{* Script Version 7.5.3 *}

Add After:
Code
{if $nag eq '1'}
{php}
if (!defined('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM')) define('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM',1);
$style_side="";
$tbopen="<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_outer\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"0\">\n<tr>\n<td>\n<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_inner\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"1\">\n<thead>";
$tbclose="</thead>\n</table>\n</td>\n</tr>\n</table>";
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/portal_islands.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/generic.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/cache/portal_box_10.php");
{/php}
{/if}


In scripts/cfrm.inc.php (this is for the main index) Find:
Code
	extract($in, EXTR_OVERWRITE | EXTR_REFS); // quick and dirty fix - extract hash values as vars

Add After:
Code
	if($userob->check_access("site","SHOW_NAG")) {
$nag = 1;
}

Find:
Code
		'catrow' => & $catrow,

Add After:
Code
		'nag' => & $nag,


In templates/default/cfrm.tpl Find:
Code
{if $introtitle}
{$tbopen}
<tr>
<td class="tdheader">{$introtitle}</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td class="alt-1">{$introbody}</td>
</tr>
{$tbclose}
{/if}

Add AFTER:
Code
{if $nag eq '1'}
{php}
if (!defined('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM')) define('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM',1);
$style_side="";
$tbopen="<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_outer\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"0\">\n<tr>\n<td>\n<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_inner\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"1\">\n<thead>";
$tbclose="</thead>\n</table>\n</td>\n</tr>\n</table>";
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/portal_islands.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/generic.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/cache/portal_box_10.php");
{/php}
{/if}


In templates/default/cfrm_cat_only.tpl Find:
Code
{if $introtitle}
{$tbopen}
<tr>
<td class="tdheader">{$introtitle}</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td class="alt-1">{$introbody}</td>
</tr>
{$tbclose}
{/if}

Add AFTER:
Code
{if $nag eq '1'}
{php}
if (!defined('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM')) define('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM',1);
$style_side="";
$tbopen="<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_outer\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"0\">\n<tr>\n<td>\n<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_inner\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"1\">\n<thead>";
$tbclose="</thead>\n</table>\n</td>\n</tr>\n</table>";
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/portal_islands.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/generic.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/cache/portal_box_10.php");
{/php}
{/if}


In scripts/postlist.inc.php Find:
Code
	extract($in, EXTR_OVERWRITE | EXTR_REFS); // quick and dirty fix - extract hash values as vars

Add AFTER:
Code
	if($userob->check_access("site","SHOW_NAG")) {
$nag = 1;
}

Find:
Code
		"catrow" => $catrow,

Add AFTER:
Code
		"nag" => & $nag,


In templates/default/postlist.tpl Find:
Code
{if $intro_title}
{$tbopen}
<tr>
<td class="tdheader">
{$intro_title}
</td>
</tr>
<tr>
<td class="alt-1">
{$intro_body}
</td>
</tr>
{$tbclose}
{/if}

Add AFTER:
Code
{if $nag eq '1'}
{php}
if (!defined('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM')) define('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM',1);
$style_side="";
$tbopen="<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_outer\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"0\">\n<tr>\n<td>\n<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_inner\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"1\">\n<thead>";
$tbclose="</thead>\n</table>\n</td>\n</tr>\n</table>";
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/portal_islands.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/generic.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/cache/portal_box_10.php");
{/php}
{/if}


In scripts/showflat.inc.php Find:
Code
	extract($in, EXTR_OVERWRITE | EXTR_REFS); // quick and dirty fix - extract hash values as vars

Add AFTER:
Code
	if($userob->check_access("site","SHOW_NAG")) {
$nag = 1;
}

Find:
Code
		"newtopic" => $newtopic,

Add AFTER:
Code
		"nag" => & $nag,


In templates/default/showflat.tpl Find:
Code
{$pageprint1}

Add ABOVE:
Code
{if $nag eq '1'}
{php}
if (!defined('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM')) define('UBB_MAIN_PROGRAM',1);
$style_side="";
$tbopen="<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_outer\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"0\">\n<tr>\n<td>\n<table width=\"100%\" class=\"t_inner\" cellpadding=\"0\" cellspacing=\"1\">\n<thead>";
$tbclose="</thead>\n</table>\n</td>\n</tr>\n</table>";
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/portal_islands.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/languages/english/generic.php");
include("/home/siteuser/public_html/forum/cache/portal_box_10.php");
{/php}
{/if}


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haven't had a chance to give this a shot yet, hopefully tonight.

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Gizmo,

I had this working and it was great for announcements and such but I recently moved the site to a new host. I did a test more last week and it came over fine. Did the move tonight and it stopped working. Everything else seems fine as far as we can tell. Any ideas?

Thanks,
Joe

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Be sure that you updated the path of the island; if you moved it would have changed.


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K, think I got it all fixed. Thanks for the quick response. Now seems like WI is now down again....great.

Last edited by Jersey Joe; 02/02/2010 10:17 PM.
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