Post by Todge on Apr 15, 2014 12:33:50 GMT -8
This plugin will list the most recently updated and/or created threads in a sidebar. It also has an 'Announcement' box where you can add messages to your members, staff or guests and the option to have a third cell for you to use as you wish.
It works very well with Sidebar Redux plugin, but can be used by itself.
Current version 0.4.6
The sidebar will always be available on your main page, but you can choose which board(s) you'd like it displayed on too.
Staff members can remove threads from the list by clicking on the Recent Threads title bar.
In the 'Settings' tab you have the following options...
Ancillary pages? Selecting 'yes' will display the Recent Threads on the profile and PM pages.
Left or Right? Pretty obvious really.. If you are not putting the sidebar cells into an already existing cell, you can choose to display the sidebar to the left or right of the forum.
Cell Width How wide would you like the sidebar in pixels.
Offset? If you choose 'Yes', your forum will be moved to the left or right to account for the extra width of the sidebar.
Container ID if you'd like the recently displayed threads to be listed in a specific place, add a cell to your forum with a unique ID and add that ID here. The Sidebar will then be displayed there. Adding a <div> to the header or footer of your forum, for instance, you can then have the Recent Threads list displayed at the top or bottom of your forum instead, or if you have the sidebar Redux plugin, you can put sidebarr-right or sidebarr-left here and the threads will be listed in your existing sidebar.
Scroll or Static? Would you like the sidebar to scroll with your forum or remain static while the rest of the page scrolls up and down?
Match Forum Styling? If you'd like the sidebar cells to match the current theme, then select 'Yes', otherwise select 'No', then you can style the cells yourself in the CSS box below.
Read Permissions and Write permissions should be set to 'Everyone'.
Hopefully the other three tabs will be self explanatory, but feel free to ask here if you need to.
Please be aware that initially there will be no threads listed, any newly updated threads will only appear in the list as they are updated/created AFTER this plugin is activated.
If you wish to add your own styling to the cells, below are the IDs and class names you will need..
The containing cell surrounding the entire sidebar.. (This only applies if you do NOT fill in the Container ID field in the plugin.
As above, but also applies when sidebar is relocated.
#extra-title, #announcement-title & #recent-threads-title
The title bars of each of the cells.
#extra-cell, #announcements-cell & #recent-threads-cell
The information cells themselves.
There are also class names that cover all of the cells..
This class covers ALL title bars when you select not to have them match your forum styling.
This class covers ALL of the information cells when you select not to have them match your forum styling.
The spacer cell, changing the height of this cell will change the space between the cells in the sidebar.
Added option to take you to the LAST post of a thread instead of the most recent.
Fixed issue where post time was set at the start of the post being authored rather than when it was actually posted.
Updated to work with decoy submit buttons.
Corrected an issue where the displayed thread was included in the Recent Threads List.
Updated to still work if users theme removes the #wrapper.
Fixed issue with forum width.
Fixed issue that was created in version
Re-wrote the 'offset' function to use percentages instead of fixed widths.
Fixed possible issue with key data.
Replaced 'Recent Threads' title with link to recent threads page.
You can now choose to have both updated and new threads displayed in the RUTs
Altered cell titles to allow easier renaming.
Added option for use with InSite Forwarding.
Added option to list All Posts.
Forgot to push avatar to new thread key.
Added post time.
Added poster's avatar
Added option to create you own display format.
Added cog for admin functions
Updated to ensure compatibility with other plugins.
Updated function to correct thread number.
Updated to take you to the last viewed post rather than the beginning of the thread.
Increased compatibility with some other plugins.
Added 'THREAD in BOARD' option.
Added bookmarks page to the ancillary pages option.
Fixed issue with cells hiding post options.
Updated to include custom pages with the ancillary option.
Updated to include ability for staff members to remove threads from the list.
Updated extra cell checking.
Updated ancillary page list.
Added option to include staff bumped threads.
Updated ancillary page list.
Changed code to truncate thread title when added to the cell rather than when writing to the key.
Fixed error that repeated the list in board pages.
Added option to display threads on the ancillary pages.
Added options to truncate thread titles and not include restricted threads.
Force prepend to <body>
Updated New Thread Checking.
Updated thread array handling.
Added Recent Threads display options.
Fixed non-group member posting.
Added Key Permissions.
Updated array handling.
Updated function to match forum styling.
Updated to include options to match forum styling and to move the sidebar into your own container cell.