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Links Directory is an application that provides your community with a member driven web directory. Allow members to submit websites for approval in categories you define. Users can comment and rate on other member’s submissions. You can also mark websites as official affiliates, fostering traffic between friends. Features
Submit links to websites along with a title, description, and an image generated from extensible APIs available on internet, free and paid. You can also save the image locally, which will reduce the API call. Image is updated when you update the link. Admin can choose if new links are moderated, per category. Ability to charge per link, integrated to Commerce. Submit comments to links. Admin can choose if new comments are moderated, per category. Rate links using the star rating system used throughout the IPS4. Per category setting. Integrates to Share Links to share or email inks. Inregrates to Google Maps if and address is provided in the link submission (IPS 4.1.13+: Google Map APIs now requires an API key. Go to AdminCP -> System -> Community Enhancements to enable Google Maps support) Ability for users to report potentially offensive content or broken links using the built-in Report Center Search integration: search links along with the rest of your community’s content Supports item marking, allowing your users to see what links have been added or commented on Integrates into Activity Streams. Supports the built-in tagging system including prefixes. Support for notifications such as new links and comments on user links. Ability to follow/like categories and individual links. Unlimited categories of links, plus unlimited depth of parent-child relationships Category Icons Drag & drop reordering of categories in the ACP. Per-category permissions to show category, view links, submit links, add comments, and avoid approval queues Provide “link back” code so other websites can link back to yours. Mark links as official affiliates and display them in a different section on the Links Directory index Integrates into IPS4 Moderating system, which all commons permissions, such as pin, unpin, delete, feature, move, etc. Per-category Permissions allowing you to specify which permission sets are allowed to view category, view links, add links, edit links, comment, rate, and avoid moderation at a granular level. Robust Admin Restrictions. Integration with the Advertisements system Integration with Sitemap system to include links in your sitemap Ability to create RSS feeds of all links Integration with ACP Live Seach (Links categories) Support Extra Fields so you can define different fields per category Friendly URLs for links and categories Ability to configure the Links Index page to display the blocks you want And much, much more! Notes
Each purchase entitles you to use of Links on one Community installation. Upgrade tested only from versions 4.1.1 and 4.1.0. So if you're using an older version, update to 4.1.X first. Bugs:
Submit a report to the official Bug Tracker for this app: http://www.sosinvision.com.br/ips4/index.php?/tracker/linksdirectory/
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Quizzes is a fun (graded quiz - one ror multiple right answers) application which allows you and your members to add Quizzes to your forum. With leaderboards, categories and a unique layout, The Quizzes is sure to be a hit with your members. The Quizzes comes, among other things, with the following features:
Three type of quizzes: graded moded (with time challenge and leaderboard ranking - ONE or MULTIPLE RIGHT ANSWERS and study mode (with no time challenge and leaderboard) Unlimited categories of quizzes, plus unlimited depth of parent-child relationships with a lot of settings, including: Category icon Extra fields Minimum and maximum number of questions and answers per quiz Comments and reviews, including requirement to play the quiz to submit a review Tags & Prefixes Requirement to take quizzes, by: Number of content items Number of reputation points/likes Number of days as a member Groups Discussion topic: will create a topic when a new quiz is submitted. Also there's an option to create a reply showing the score/time when someone completes the quiz Per-category permissions to show category, view quizzes, submit quizzes, comment and review quizzes Per member settings: allows to access the app and allows to submit quizzes Per group settings: allows to access the app, how many approved content items must have to access the app Integrates into IPS4 Moderating system, which all commons permissions, such as pin, unpin, delete, feature, move, etc. Robust Admin Restrictions Type of content field: textarea for plain text or IPS4 editor Ability to add an image to the quiz question Ability to set the minimum/maximum title length and description length Ability for users to report potentially offensive content using the built-in Report Center Search integration: search adverts along with the rest of your community’s content Supports item marking, allowing your users to see what adverts have been added or commented/reviewed on Integrates into Activity Streams Integrates to Share Links to share Integration to Member Filters (Bulk Mail, etc.) Integration with ACP Live Seach (categories) Support for notifications such as new quizzes, comments, reviews and when someone completes a quiz Ability to follow/like categories and individual quizzes Ability to upload or import an image from a URL to be the Quiz image. The image will be displayed on quiz view, categories, etc. Quiz protection: the game will be aborted if you leave the current tab/browser. This is to avoid users from search elsewhere. That's a setting. Setting to allow users to play a quiz only once Feedback: you can create funny phrases to be used on Quiz results according to user score New setting to randomize quizzes questions New setting to promote members to a group when they reach a specific rank in the quiz Totally functional on mobile devices More...
Raffles System Members who plays the quiz and score 100% on it will earn a ticket to a Raffle chosen by the quiz submitter Quiz submitter will be able to choose only their own raffles Members Shop Points can be given in two ways: Global: Points will be given regardless of the result achieved in the game (GRADED mode only) and will be given only once, if you allow people to play multiple times. Based on Feedback range: You will be able to reward members according to their results when playing a quiz. A new field in the feedback form will allow you set the number of points
GUESTS CANNOT PLAY QUIZZES!
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This application will allow your community to use an invitation system for new registrations. You can make it mandatory (or not, depending on your configuration). In this case, an invitantion code will be required in order to register a new account in your community.
Public side features:
Users can send invitation in 2 places: + Create menu and Invitations on Account Settings. New icon on board top (beside Notifications and Messenger) to display the converted invitees and how many invites the user has. This icon also shows the remaining invitations for the member (just like how many users are online on Chat). 2 widgets: Top Inviters (per week, month, year and general) and Latest Converted Invitees, which are invitations converted to membership. Shows "Invited by" on user profile and on profile card (hover on user link). Tab on user profile to display their invitees (converted invitations) Notification to the member who invited someone when an account is created using their invitation Campaigns: You can bring Invite System to the real world by using campaings, where people can register using same code for a given number of days or until a limit of registration is reached. Campaigns DO NOT send emails. The purpose is to use its code somewhere else. Campaigns are independent from the invitation system, so you can simply leave it disabled if you don't want to use it. You can also use invitations and campaigns together. More. Settings:
Enable Invite System Require an Invitation to Register an Account Restore deleted or expired invitation Display "Invitation" option on + Create menu Display the popup Invitations link on board top? Display total of remaining invitations Invitation Expires after X days Earn one Invitation at every X new content posted More. ACP Features:
Invitations Management: a place where you can see the status of each invitation. The status are: PENDING, CONVERTED and EXPIRED. You can invite people, delete or resend invitations. You can also create batch invitations, to be used on a campaign or to be posted elsewhere. It won't send any emails. Bonus form: you can give invitations to a specific member or to a whole member group Integration with Members Shop Integration with Commerce Note:
It doesn't work in Commerce registration (if you have packages in register screen)
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Are you looking for staff? Developers? Designers? Or anything else? This application will help admins/moderators to find people to help in their boards.
Here's a quick rundown of some of the features for this resource:
Ability to create caregories/subcategories Extra Fields In Position form In Application form Ability to create open positions in draft mode and choose a date to automatically publish it Module to add Positions on ACP (moderator, webdesigner, developer, etc) Ability to inform how many places the position has. Example: you can create an application record to "hire" 3 moderators. Ability to move the "winner" member to a group chosen group (you inform the group when you're adding the application record) Ability to restrict the application by: Content count, Reputation points/likes, Number of days as member, Minimum age and groups Ability to create a topic at every new application submission. Module on ModeratorCP to view all pending records from all applications Compatible with most important features from IPS 4.2 (Recommended Comments, Content Message, Reactions, Member History, Richer Embeds, etc.) Integrated to the framework: Tag system, Follow System, Report system, Search system, Share Links, etc. Moderator actions on applications and comments/reviews Moderator permission to approve/reject applications Ability to create RSS feeds from member applications Etc. Permission: NO ONE except staff (with proper permisison) will be able to view/read or know who are the applicants. All that regular members will know is the number of users who applied to it.
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Linked Accounts allows your members to link one or more accounts then quickly switch between them. You have a full range of options about which usergroups can use the Linked Accounts system and which usergroups cannot be linked to. The POST AS feature allows the user with linked accounts to create/reply to a topic using a Linked Account. Each action is logged so you can keep a track of what linked account users do.
The Linked Accounts system could be useful for fan fiction forums, roleplaying forums, or just those of you with multiple accounts (e.g, John Doe, Administrator, Forum News).
Linked Accounts is integrated to Login system of IPS4, so to control the number of failed logins, Reset failed login count (minutes) on ACP -> Login Handlers -> Login Settings. This version contains an upgrader, so you can keep on using accounts created on this app for IP.Board 3.4.
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A full-featured Tutorials/Article system for your IPS Community.
Here's a quick rundown of some of the features for this application:
Fully compatible with IPS 4.2 (Clubs, Recommended Comments, Content Message, etc.) Unlimited categories of articles, plus unlimited depth of parent-child relationships Category Icons Ability to use comments system or support topics, or both Per-category permissions to show category, read articles, submit articles, add comments, and avoid approval queues Extra Fields that can be used per-category Quick edit (ajax) of tutorial's title on category view Preview the tutorial content when you hover the tutorial link on category view Group permissions on specifc actions Integration with the Advertisements system Integration with the Bulk Mail system Integration with ACP Live Seach (Tutorials categories) Integration with Tag system Integration with Report system Integration with Search system Integration with Share Links to share, download, or print articles Integration with Sitemap system to include tutorials in your sitemap Moderator actions on articles and comments Ability to create RSS feeds of all tutorials Ability to attach files to tutorials and comments Ability to quickly convert a forum post into a new tutorial Ability to copy a tutorial from one category to another or to the same category Friendly URLs for tutorials and categories Ability to give reputation points for tutorials Ability to rate tutorials Ability to follow categories and tutorials to receive notifications on updatesupdates Tools to create topics to existing tutorials, make tutorials of topics and rebuild support topics text if you have changed the template on Tutorials settings. And much, much more!
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This resource uses The Movie Database API to grab data from Movies/TV Shows to your site.
All you have to do is type a word from the movie/tv show title and then a list of matches will show up. From now on, with just a click, you will have in the submission form:
Title Subtitle, if available Description Poster Status Release Date (for Movies) Genres Language Hompeage IMDB link Budget Revenue Running Time for movies or Episode Time for TV shows Season (for TV Show) Number of episodes (for TV Show) Tabs:
You will also have tabs to display:
Cast (with a link to a popup listing all their data) Crew (with a link to a popup listing all their data) Trailers (with videos from Youtube) Latest Reviews on TMDB Similar Movies or Similar TV Shows (will list all similar movies/tv shows and again with a click, you can have them in yuour database) All the tabs, except Information (the main one with the movie/tv show description), can be disabled via setting.
TMDB API Key:
You can get your free API Key on TMDB site: https://www.themoviedb.org/settings/api Multi Language:
TMDB supports 62 languages. You just have to choose the one in the ACP setting. Other features:
Fully integrated to the framework: Rest API, categories, extra fields, notifications, search, tags, follow, reactions, promote, etc. Settings:
Settings to control the app behaviour in several places/situations.
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This plugin will add the following to the post bit:
Link to send a private message to the post author Link to ignore the post author Link to search content from the post author Link to flag/Unflag the post author as spammer Link to add a warning the post author All links will appear if only the loggedin user has permission to view/use them.
Display the IGNORE link Add a link to the post iin the PM Content field Original made on request by Adriano
This plugin will display the languages flags or the language dropdown on board top so the user can swap between languages in a faster way.
This plugin prevents users from uploading attachments to the Album and Image description fields.
Based on request.
This pluign will add a slider on file view to display other files from the file submitter.
Number of files to display Type of files display: start date or random files Requirement:
This plugin will display the country flag of user in several places of the entire suite, including third-party resources. It uses the Geolocation to grab the country when a new user register an account or when existing users logs in on your board. Clicking on the flag will give you a list of all users from that country.
IPS Geolocation is an active license perk so you need to have an active license to countries get picked by IP Address. Usage:
New members: new members will have their country detected when they register the account Existing members: Country will be recognized when member is online or if allowed by the admin, go to Account Settings and pick your country. Settings:
Display country flag everywhere: will display the country flag in several places from official apps like on Forums, Gallery, Blogs, Pages, Gallery, Downloads, including its widgets and third-party resources. If disabled, will display the country name + flag only on user profile. If you disable this option, a new setting will show up so you can choose specific applications where to show the flags. Groups allowed to change the country: users from selected groups will be able to change their country on Account Settings. Sometimes Geolocation picks an wrong country, so the user will be able to fix it.
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This application will allow members to create and manage raffles and giveaways on your board. Notice:
Compatibility: IPS 4.4 only! Requirement: For Raffles: Commerce: https://invisionpower.com/features/commerce For Giveaways: Commerce NOT required THIS IS NOT AN UPGRADE of the old app (for IP.Board 3), so if you used the old app you probably still have data from the old app in your database, take a read on Manual.pdf in the zip file or request support BEFORE you install this app. Each purchase entitles you to use Raffles System on one Community installation. Be aware that may have local laws regarding paying for the tickets unless you are registered as a non-profit organization, or have special authorization to do so. Some sites like Paypal usually shut accounts down or even can take actions against the accounts of people using their site in that manner. Features:
Ability to choose which type of content per category: only Raffles, only Giveaways or both Up to 100 prizes per raffle/giveaway (category setting) Restrictions members participation per raffle/giveaway by: Tickets per member (raffles only) Number of participants Content count Reputation points/likes Number of days as member Groups Multiple participants per raffle/giveaway (participants can buy more than one ticket (raffle only) to increase their odds) Unlimited categories of raffles/giveaways with permissions, extra fields, plus unlimited depth of parent-child relationships with a lot of settings, permissions and extra fields Category Icons Integrates to Commerce, so you can choose a specific payment gateway, tax, fee and comission and use multi-currencies Ability to force users to fill the price in currencies Ability to switch between currencies with a click to display raffle prices Raffles Management on ACP: a place where admins can control status of raffles: activate raffle, change expiration date and perform mod actions like pin/unpin, lock/unlock, etc Per member settings: allows to access the app and allows to submit raffles Per group settings: allows to access the app, how many approvwd content items must have to access the app and restrict X raffles/giveaways by a period of time (day, week, month and year) Robust Admin CP Restrictions Ability to take specific actions when a member is deleted or flagged as a spammer Ability for users to report potentially offensive content using the built-in Report Center Supports item marking, allowing your users to see what adverts have been added or commented/reviewed on Integrates to: Activity Streams Share Links Tag/Prefixs system Notifications such as new raffles/giveaways, etc Follow System for raffles/giveaways and categories Announcements Advertisements Search system ACP Live Seach (categories) Moderating system, which all commons permissions, such as pin, unpin, delete, feature, move, etc., for Raffles, Comments and Reviews Ability to create RSS feeds of all adverts More... Suggestions and Bugs report:
Submit suggestions to the Suggestions forum: http://www.sosinvision.com.br/ips4/index.php?/forum/35-suggestions/ Submit bug reports to the official Bug Tracker for this app: http://www.sosinvision.com.br/ips4/index.php?/tracker/raffles/
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This plugin will add 11 new social profiles/sites to your board. They are:
Bitbucket Digg IMDB Reddit Soundcloud Spotify Stack Overflow Steam Telegram Trello Twitch Vimeo Whatsapp
Sort the list of sites alphabetically
This application will allow users from specific user groups to request to delete their account. All requests will be reviewed by Staff (admins), directly on ModeratorCP -> Delete Account Requests, to approve or deny the request. The whole user content (topics, posts, attachments, polls, etc.) will be preserved; only the account will be deleted.
Admins can choose which user groups can request delete account and how many posts a user must have to do it Users can request to delete their accouts directly on Account Settings The Staff will review each request to approve it or deny it on ModeratorCP -> Delete Account Requests A Notification will be sent to Staff when there's a new deletion request Each action of Staff (approve or deny a request) is logged on Moderator Logs
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Logs information about all logins performed on your site, whether they are successful or not. The following information is logged:
Time of attempt, Member account Username/Email used, IP Address Attempt number Result It should be noted that there is the potential for massive amounts of data to be stored with this application on busy sites, so I recommend you use the LOG PRUNING setting to prune old logs daily.
Upgrade from version 1.1.0 (IP.Board 3.X):
Simply perform a FRESH INSTALL of version 2.0.0 and the installer will insert the logs from the old app into the new and will delete all data from old app.
So, are you tired of those useless topics that tells you nothing and has dozens of posts in one day ?
This plugin will allow users (from selected groups) to ignore topics (on selected forums). Ignored topics won't appear in Activity Streams or search results.
Members can manage their ignored topics on Accounts Settings.
Groups allowed to use the feature Forums where topics can be ignored Hide IGNORED topics from Activity Streams Hide IGNORED topics from Search Results Hide IGNORED TOPICS on Forum View Display IGNORED badge on forum view Display IGNORED badge on topic view Topics to be ignored by new members
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This application will replace the standard Contact Us form from IPS 4. Features:
Ability to use Departments, which are permission based, so you can choose which user groups can use each department. Ability to send to everyone in any group by department Ability to add several emails by department Post topic to forum by department Ability to add Extra Fields to the form and choose its position (before or after regular fields) Custom email template
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This plugin will display the categories/forums/subforums in a widget, just like happens with other apps (Pages, Downloads, etc.).
Number of subforums to display Notes:
Permissions honored: user will view categories/forums with permission to view. Althought it is named Sidebar, the block can also the used in the main area.
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This plugin will allow admins to exclude forums from Reaction system.
Forums to exclude
Do you need to track the activities of specific members on your forum? Track Members will allow you to track the steps of any member as they interface with your forum and it is highly configurable to include settings for time frame and a multitude of trackable actions (Account Actions, Profile Actions, Messenger Actions, Content Actions). It also provides settings for automatic member tracking for members being warned as well as new members.
- PERMISSIONS TO USE
There are two Moderator permissions to use the application:
Can track members? Can view logs from tracked members? - TRACK ACTIONS:
Account Actions Sign In, Sign Out, Change password, Change email address, Update personal photo and Upload a cover photo Profile Actions Visit a profile, Follow/Unfollow a member, Ignore/Stop ignoring a member, Post a status update and Reply to a status update Messenger Actions Enable/Disable Messenger, Start a new conversation, Reply to a conversation and Left a conversation Content Actions Visit a content item, Create new content item, Reply/comment on a content item, Review a content item, Respond to a review on a content item, React/Unreact to content items, replies/comments and reviews and Follow/Unfollow content items/categories Clubs Create a club, Edit club settings, Feature/Unfeature a club, Invite members to a club and Request to join/join/leave a club. Search Use the search system. You will be able to know what your members are searching/looking for and thus make decisions regarding your content.
You can choose which setting will be enabled by default in Settings. Disabled settings will not appear to the moderator in the track popup.
Logs will be available on:
Admin CP module App index A tab in user profile Only moderators with proper permisison will be able to view the logs
- TRACK/CHANGE TRACKING SETTTINGS/STOP TRACKING
You can can track/stop tracking members from:
app index member profile member mini profile (hover link) ACP member profile
Member History: it will be logged the moderator who started and stopped tracking the member Moderator Log: it will be logged the member who is being tracked and also when stopped being tracking
Track all members from specific group for a defined number of days Stop Tracking All Members Prune Logs Prune Orphaned Logs (logs from members currently not being tracked)
Several settings, such as:
Groups to be tracked Flood time control Number of log entries on App index and in ACP module Trackable actions Integration to Warn System: you can track a warned member for a specific number of days New Members: you can track new members for a specific number of days Prune trackings logs management More...
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This resource will allow members to create crowndfunding projects in your board.
Compatibility: IPS 4.4 only! Requirement: Commerce: https://invisionpower.com/features/commerce Money donated: money donated goes to the project author via Account Credit. Each purchase entitles you to use Crowdfunding on one Community installation. Features:
Ability to allow NO TARGET projects per category Unlimited categories of projects with permissions, extra fields, plus unlimited depth of parent-child relationships with a lot of settings, permissions and extra fields Category Image and Icons. Integrates to Commerce, so you can choose a specific payment gateway, tax, fee and comission and use multi-currencies Ability to force users to fill the price in currencies Ability to switch between currencies with a click to display projects goal Per member settings: Allows to access the app Allows to submit projects Per group settings: Allows to access the app How many approvwd content items must have to access the app Restrict X projects by a period of time (day, week, month and year) Robust Admin CP Restrictions Ability for users to report potentially offensive content using the built-in Report Center Supports item marking, allowing your users to see what adverts have been added or commented/reviewed on Integrates to: Activity Streams Share Links Tag/Prefixs system Notifications: Default ones (such as new project, follow category, etc) When someone donates to a project you created Follow System for projects and categories Search system ACP Live Seach (categories) Moderating system, which all commons permissions, such as pin, unpin, delete, feature, move, etc., for Projects, Comments and Reviews Ability to create RSS feeds of all projects More...
Raffles System Members who donates to the project will earn a ticket to a Raffle chosen by the project submitter Project submitter will be able to choose only their own raffles Members Shop users will earn points when donating to a project
Suggestions and Bugs report:
Submit suggestions to the Suggestions forum: http://www.sosinvision.com.br/ips4/index.php?/forum/39-suggestions/ Submit bug reports to the official Bug Tracker for this app: http://www.sosinvision.com.br/ips4/index.php?/tracker/crowdfunding/
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This application will let allowed users to change PRIMARY member groups or add groups to SECONDARY groups in Moderator Panel. Admins won't have their group changed.
Display Change Group link in posts Staff Grups: these groups won't appear as option to the moderator Allowed groups: the groups will be allowed to change member groups on ModeratorCP.
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This plugin will allow users (from selected groups) to ignore forums. Ignored forums won't have their topics appearing in Activity Streams or Search Results, depending on the settings. Admin can also decide if wants to hide the ignored forum; this will remove it from viewing but the forum is still acessible via URL or in Account Settings -> Ignored Forums.
Hide IGNORED FORUMS on Activity Streams Their topics won't show up in Activity Streams Hide IGNORED FORUMS on Search Results Their topics won't show up in Search Results Hide IGNORED FORUMS on board index e forum view (subforums) Ignored forums won't appear in board index and forum view (subforums) Groups User groups who can igonore forums Note:
Topics from ignored forums won't show up in widgets Compatible with Clubs
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This plugin will show similar content titles on post screen when user is typing in the title field. It uses defaults from IPS4 core search, like sort by relevance or date, number of characters per word, permission for the items, etc. Works in Clubs too.
Works in apps:
Forums Blogs Downloads Calendar Pages 3rd Party Apps: tested on Tutorials, Classifieds and Videos System.
Number of content items to appear Allowed groups to use the feature Limit content to a year
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