YaBB Community and Support Forum
YaBB Home About YaBB Download YaBB YaBB Support Customize Your Forum Development Contribute to the Project
  Welcome, Guest. Please Login or Register


 
Page Index Toggle Pages: 1
Topic Tools
 
BoardMods (Read 1,834 times)
 Oct 5th, 2012 at 1:22pm
There are no actions to perform.  

Paul James 
YaBB Newbie
*
Offline
Posts: 10


YaBB 2.5
BoardMods
Hi,
I have downloaded the BoardMod.exe as I want to use one of the templates. I have read the Blxxdy User Guide but am still stuck. Do I download the template and then run BoardMod against it or do I juct cope the code from the template and past it - but not sure where to...?
Any help greatly appreciated.
From a new Yabb user
 
WWW  
IP Logged  
 Reply #1 - Oct 5th, 2012 at 1:38pm
There are no actions to perform.  

JonB 
YaBB Administrator
YaBB Next Team
Operations Team
Beta Testers
Support Team
*****
Offline
Posts: 3,615
Land of the Blazing Sun!


None
Re: BoardMods
You will have to have the YaBB 'code' (what is under cgi-bin/yabb) downloaded locally - you should get the whole nine yards.

You put it in a folder.

Install BoardMod.

Create a folder under BoardMod for the version you are working with

Put the extracted mod into that new BoardMod folder

Now run BoardMod

Point to the YaBB code folder -

You mod(s) will be in the Right Panel

Find the mod,

------------------- do the mod --------- (SingleStep, manually lets you get the picture of what is happening)

Upload the cgi-bin files

Read the Text that is with the mod/theme - you may have to upload files into 'yabbfiles' in addition to what is under cgi-bin

LOL _ Xnoddyx might have a video for this, I don't know

Cool
 
I find your lack of faith disturbing.
 
IP Logged  
 Reply #2 - Oct 5th, 2012 at 2:47pm
There are no actions to perform.  

Paul James 
YaBB Newbie
*
Offline
Posts: 10


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
Jonb,
Thanks for your feedback. I've done the Yabb download  etc - it's just that I'm not sure how to download and get the extracted mod into that new BoardMod folder. At the moment, I'm going to the BoardMods template vault SP1, and trying to get template 'Purple Blue Girl' as per below;

View Template Code  
Template Name: Purple Blue Girl
Author: ruth_nf
Submit Date: 2002-12-22
Rating: 5.23/25
Views: 5456
Description: Girly colors in this purple and blue template -- omario

I can't download it ( there does not seem to be an option) so therefore I guess I can't update through BoardMod as it will not sow up as a mod. That's the bit I'm struggling with...


 
WWW  
IP Logged  
 Reply #3 - Oct 5th, 2012 at 3:01pm
There are no actions to perform.  

xnoddyx 
Support Team
Documentation Team
YaBB Moderators
YaBB Next Team
Beta Testers
****
Offline
Posts: 1,552
UK:Scotland/livingston


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
JonB wrote on Oct 5th, 2012 at 1:38pm:
LOL _ Xnoddyx might have a video for this, I don't know

i do have a test video still to make the new one  Wink
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2uvIZQt0jo


Edited:
Paul James wrote on Oct 5th, 2012 at 2:47pm:
Thanks for your feedback. I've done the Yabb download  etc - it's just that I'm not sure how to download and get the extracted mod into that new BoardMod folder. At the moment, I'm going to the BoardMods template vault SP1, and trying to get template 'Purple Blue Girl' as per below;View Template Code    Template Name: Purple Blue GirlAuthor: ruth_nf Submit Date: 2002-12-22Rating: 5.23/25Views: 5456Description: Girly colors in this purple and blue template -- omarioI can't download it ( there does not seem to be an option) so therefore I guess I can't update through BoardMod as it will not sow up as a mod. That's the bit I'm struggling with...


is this for YaBB 1.x forum ?
« Last Edit: Oct 5th, 2012 at 3:12pm by xnoddyx »  
YaBB install help video
1. what yabb forum are you running and the url
2. describe in as much detail as you can what happens and also post screenshots if you can
3. please be patient we live in different time zones and have other commitments but we will help you
as bill and ted say (Be excellent to each other)
WWW xnoddyx xnoddyx1  
IP Logged  
 Reply #4 - Oct 5th, 2012 at 4:25pm
There are no actions to perform.  

Paul James 
YaBB Newbie
*
Offline
Posts: 10


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
Thanks for the Vid. I'm running 2.5. I've attached a file which I hope will make my explanation more clear. Thanks again



 
BoardMods.doc (210 KB | 79 )
WWW  
IP Logged  
 Reply #5 - Oct 5th, 2012 at 4:33pm
There are no actions to perform.  

Dandello 
Global Moderator
YaBB Next Team
Operations Team
Beta Testers
Support Team
*****
Offline
Posts: 1,853
Earth


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
Okay - first, the 1x template isn't going to work properly for a 2.5 forum - too many essential things are missing. Your best bet is to grab the 1x template outside of BoardMod, look at the stylesheet for the colors of the various classes, and adjust the 2.5 stylesheet to match. You can do this from inside the 2.5 Admin center. You can also edit the various templates if you want to move things around. (Remember to back them up first in the event they get messed up.)

 
WWW  
IP Logged  
 Reply #6 - Oct 5th, 2012 at 4:59pm
There are no actions to perform.  

xnoddyx 
Support Team
Documentation Team
YaBB Moderators
YaBB Next Team
Beta Testers
****
Offline
Posts: 1,552
UK:Scotland/livingston


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
Paul James wrote on Oct 5th, 2012 at 4:25pm:
Thanks for the Vid. I'm running 2.5. I've attached a file which I hope will make my explanation more clear. Thanks again

ok i see what it is you want to do
you want to make your 2.5 forum look like this here http://www.boardmod.org/templates/preview.php?id=223

but the code you have been looking at is for YaBB 1.x not YaBB 2.5AE i will see if i can get some time and make a template for you with the look of Purple Blue Girl and also make you a how to add it at the same time  Wink
 
YaBB install help video
1. what yabb forum are you running and the url
2. describe in as much detail as you can what happens and also post screenshots if you can
3. please be patient we live in different time zones and have other commitments but we will help you
as bill and ted say (Be excellent to each other)
WWW xnoddyx xnoddyx1  
IP Logged  
 Reply #7 - Oct 6th, 2012 at 6:25pm
There are no actions to perform.  

xnoddyx 
Support Team
Documentation Team
YaBB Moderators
YaBB Next Team
Beta Testers
****
Offline
Posts: 1,552
UK:Scotland/livingston


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
here is the Purple Blue Pastel Template for 2.5 i made for you hope you like it.
 
YaBB install help video
1. what yabb forum are you running and the url
2. describe in as much detail as you can what happens and also post screenshots if you can
3. please be patient we live in different time zones and have other commitments but we will help you
as bill and ted say (Be excellent to each other)
WWW xnoddyx xnoddyx1  
IP Logged  
 Reply #8 - Oct 8th, 2012 at 12:24pm
There are no actions to perform.  

Paul James 
YaBB Newbie
*
Offline
Posts: 10


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
Hi xNoddyx,
Many thanks for the files and the readme. I've uploaded but when I go into Template Configuration as user Admin, I am not  able to change 'Templates' to  pb_pastel. The only option I get is 'Forum default' and 'Old Yabb 2.1 style' - there seems no way to change to pb_pastel. I also tried going through CP to set pb_pastel as default template. Any ideas please.
PS - As a new user I have been very impressed with the pro-active support from contributors for the Posts I have made.
 
WWW  
IP Logged  
 Reply #9 - Oct 8th, 2012 at 12:52pm
There are no actions to perform.  

xnoddyx 
Support Team
Documentation Team
YaBB Moderators
YaBB Next Team
Beta Testers
****
Offline
Posts: 1,552
UK:Scotland/livingston


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
ok the files in yabb2 get uploaded to cgi-bin/yabb2/Templates/
and the files in yabbfiles get uploaded to /public_html/yabbfiles/Templates/Forum/
Edited:
so you end up with cgi-bin/yabb2/Templates/pb_pastel/ and /public_html/yabbfiles/Templates/Forum/pb_pastel/
/public_html/yabbfiles/Templates/Forum/pb_pastel.css


hope this helps you if not i will make a small video of how to do this for you.
« Last Edit: Oct 8th, 2012 at 12:54pm by xnoddyx »  
YaBB install help video
1. what yabb forum are you running and the url
2. describe in as much detail as you can what happens and also post screenshots if you can
3. please be patient we live in different time zones and have other commitments but we will help you
as bill and ted say (Be excellent to each other)
WWW xnoddyx xnoddyx1  
IP Logged  
 Reply #10 - Oct 8th, 2012 at 1:46pm
There are no actions to perform.  

Dandello 
Global Moderator
YaBB Next Team
Operations Team
Beta Testers
Support Team
*****
Offline
Posts: 1,853
Earth


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
There is an edit that has to be made to Setup.pl - the template settings

What's probably there:
Code Select All
%templateset = (
'Old YaBB 2.1 style' => "yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|",
'Forum default' => "default|default|default|default|default|default|default|",
);                                                # Forum templates settings
 



You need to add, in exactly the format above, your new template info.

in this case
Code Select All
'PB_Pastel =>"pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|", 



(I don't recall seeing an easy template changer mod over at BoardMod.)
« Last Edit: Oct 8th, 2012 at 1:48pm by Dandello »  
WWW  
IP Logged  
 Reply #11 - Oct 8th, 2012 at 2:00pm
There are no actions to perform.  

Paul James 
YaBB Newbie
*
Offline
Posts: 10


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
Hi xnoddyx,

Thanks - I checked folder structure andit's correct. However, I inadvertently uploaded as Biniary - redis using Ascii and CHMOD to 666 for all files but I still can't get to the pastel template through the Admin centre / remlate config option,
 
WWW  
IP Logged  
 Reply #12 - Oct 8th, 2012 at 2:19pm
There are no actions to perform.  

xnoddyx 
Support Team
Documentation Team
YaBB Moderators
YaBB Next Team
Beta Testers
****
Offline
Posts: 1,552
UK:Scotland/livingston


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
Dandello wrote on Oct 8th, 2012 at 1:46pm:
There is an edit that has to be made to Setup.pl - the template settings

What's probably there:
Code Select All
%templateset = (
'Old YaBB 2.1 style' => "yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|yabb21|",
'Forum default' => "default|default|default|default|default|default|default|",
);                                                # Forum templates settings
 



You need to add, in exactly the format above, your new template info.

in this case
Code Select All
'PB_Pastel =>"pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|pb_pastel|", 



(I don't recall seeing an easy template changer mod over at BoardMod.)

in the read me i have
Quote:
Purple Blue Pastel by xnoddyx

in admin goto Template Configuration and set all to pb_pastel i.g.

Style Sheet
pb_pastel

Images
pb_pastel

Header
pb_pastel

Board Index
pb_pastel

Message Index
pb_pastel

Posts
pb_pastel

User CP
pb_pastel

then save as Forum default this will then edit the look of the forum

if you have more than one Template on your forum then save as pb_pastel
then goto User CP > Profile > Options then set
"Which Template would you like to use?" to pb_pastel then Save Changes


Paul James wrote on Oct 8th, 2012 at 2:00pm:
Hi xnoddyx,

Thanks - I checked folder structure andit's correct. However, I inadvertently uploaded as Biniary - redis using Ascii and CHMOD to 666 for all files but I still can't get to the pastel template through the Admin centre / remlate config option,

if you wan't i can upload and do the Configuration in yabb for you
if you pm me admin info for the forum and your ftp login info  Smiley
 
YaBB install help video
1. what yabb forum are you running and the url
2. describe in as much detail as you can what happens and also post screenshots if you can
3. please be patient we live in different time zones and have other commitments but we will help you
as bill and ted say (Be excellent to each other)
WWW xnoddyx xnoddyx1  
IP Logged  
 Reply #13 - Oct 8th, 2012 at 4:21pm
There are no actions to perform.  

xnoddyx 
Support Team
Documentation Team
YaBB Moderators
YaBB Next Team
Beta Testers
****
Offline
Posts: 1,552
UK:Scotland/livingston


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
post update

all items for the Template was there apart from the css file for it
and as you can make the css file from inside yabb i did this
and now all aok  Wink
 
YaBB install help video
1. what yabb forum are you running and the url
2. describe in as much detail as you can what happens and also post screenshots if you can
3. please be patient we live in different time zones and have other commitments but we will help you
as bill and ted say (Be excellent to each other)
WWW xnoddyx xnoddyx1  
IP Logged  
 Reply #14 - Oct 8th, 2012 at 4:39pm
There are no actions to perform.  

Paul James 
YaBB Newbie
*
Offline
Posts: 10


YaBB 2.5
Re: BoardMods
xnoddyx,
Fantastis supprt - many thanks,
Regards, Paul.
 
WWW  
IP Logged  
Page Index Toggle Pages: 1
Topic Tools
 

Get Yet another Bulletin Board at SourceForge.net. Fast, secure and Free Open Source software downloads Support This Project BoardMod - YaBB features and templates YaBB Codex - support on installation and usage YaBB Toolbar for your browser

YaBB Facebook Group Page

Vulnerability Scanner

Valid RSS Valid XHTML Valid CSS Powered by Perl
YaBB Chat and Support Community » Powered by YaBB 3.0 Beta!
YaBB Forum Software © 2000-2011. All Rights Reserved.