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This application allows you to import RSS feeds into Club Forums and it also allows you to define tags ( NO PREFIXES, ONLY TAGS!)
ATTENTION, THIS IS ONLY AN admin feature, ONLY ADMINS will be able to create the club feeds in the ACP!
2 purchases 2 downloads
Advanced footer allows you to add a footer to your site with as many blocks as you want, including feeds from Forums, Gallery, Downloads, Pages, Facebook page feed, Twitter timeline feed, Adding members block, Custom Editor/HTML blocks and more.
Beautiful and clean design it is fully responsive and perfectly suits your theme due to its highly customizable options, it is entirely customizable, resizable, and reorderable.
This Application was developed by Taman https://invisioncommunity.com/profile/537452-taman/ and released under https://invisioncommunity.com/files/file/8459-advanced-footer/ until he gave it to us to continue to maintain it.
Custom blocks. Custom HTML/Editor blocks. Member blocks. Quick Links. Social blocks ( Facebook page feed, Twitter timeline feed, Social links )
Feed from IPS applications. ( New ) Forums. Gallery. Downloads. Pages.
Create columns and optionally show it to specific themes, you can also set a custom column background color. ( New ) Create blocks and optionally set a specific width or a custom background color. ( New ) Resizable and reorderable Columns/blocks. Custom color options. / or Match colors to your theme.
Creating footer rows
170 purchases 70 downloads
This application creates a new page which shows all topics which have no replies (with permission check)
18 purchases 44 downloads
This file allows your members to define the author while posting any content. With this application your authors and moderators can then create content alias another account without switching the accounts.
This should work with ANY application utilising the IPS Framework and using \IPS\Content\Item .
1 purchase 3 downloads
This plugin allows you to disable paid files in downloads app categories.
To disable paid files in a specific category, edit the plugin settings and set the categories where paid files shouldn't be supported.
You should use this only with empty categories, it won't work in existing categories with paid and free files.
2 purchases 7 downloads
This plugin allows you to set a specific Pages Page as landing page for guests.
Once this plugin is installed and once you've set the alternative landing page, guests will be redirected to this page. Once they log in, they'll see the real default page which is defined in Pages.
1. This plugin requires Pages app to be installed.
2. This plugin requires that Pages app is set as the default application.
13 purchases 16 downloads
This plugin allows you to automatically lock all records created in a specific database.
You can define the database inside the plugin settings.
2 purchases 4 downloads
This plugin will sticky the topic title at top of the screen, so that it is even visible while scrolling. This is handy for people which open many tabs at the same time to keep in mind in what topic they are:)
8 purchases 14 downloads
This application allows you do add a custom description above the create topic form.
This is great for additional submission rules or just general information...
You can define a custom message for each forum and this application uses the IPS Language System, so if you have more then one language, you'll get a separate editor for each language.
7 purchases 11 downloads
This application allows you to define redirections to either dynamic IPS links like a members profile, or to hide links and to allow only specific members to visit them based on the group permissions.
For example, some of you noticed probably notes like
// see https://fosters.tech/links/project-permbug in our source code which allowed our support and developers to get to the JIRA bugreport without revealing the real URL to others;)
This is also a great way to create "lifetime" links, so you'll be able to change the redirect target frequently, but the URL to access this page (for example docs ) will remain the same ( IPS is doing this with their docs )
2 purchases 3 downloads
This application allows you and your club owners to create own pages within a club.
You can create a custom landing page for your club, and separate pages for rules, terms, advertisement, whatever you want and need 🙂
22 purchases 35 downloads
Adds a new Button to the Share Bar for WhatsApp
This application allows your club owners to send a PM to all club members
25 purchases 59 downloads
A fancy Toolbox bringing all the important information and links into one area.
Fully extensible and supporting following apps right now:
Fosters - Report Member Profiles Commerce - Show open & assigned tickets Approval Count ( Content + Clubs Approval Request ) Fosters Bookmarks - Show sticky bookmarks right in the navbar
Now where the code was stabilized, we'll add several further links and features to this app
This application shows the most important data and all contributors/posters from the currently viewed topic right in the header above the first post. The Topic Summary shows:
Created Date Top Posters Last Reply Last Reply Time Number of Replies Number of Views
19 purchases 53 downloads
GDPR Compliance by @Fosters provides a suite of tools to help manage the collection and processing of personal information. This can help communities take stronger action than normal Invision Community protocol to ensure higher safeguards of user data.
Remove all IP addresses which aren't automatically removed by the default IPS prune IP address task. What is GDPR?
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a legal framework that sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information of individuals within the European Union (EU). The GDPR sets out the principles for data management and the rights of the individual. GDPR covers all organizations that deal with data of EU citizens, so it is a critical regulation for online communities and forums with EU citizens. GDPR came into effect on May 25, 2018.
The legal information and tools provided in the file is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Fosters does not warrant that:
the legal information and tools provided in the file will be constantly available, or available at all; or the legal information and tools provided in the file is complete, true, accurate, up-to-date, or non-misleading. You must not rely on the information by this file as an alternative to legal advice from your attorney or other professional legal services provider. If you have any specific questions about any legal matter you should consult your attorney or other professional legal services provider.
12 purchases 34 downloads
Discord is a free voice and text chat for gamers, and it's now integrated with Invision Community with the Discord Login Handler by @Fosters! This login handler connects your Invision Community with the Discord app, and allows your members to login using their Discord account.
This app is currently under development with more features to come later. "Follow" to not miss out on future releases.
Allows registration/login on your IPS 4.3 community through Discord OAuth2 INSTALL VIDEO
Thank you to @Josiah Wallingford for posting an install video. Full installation instructions are included in the README.
404 Management by @Fosters saves your visitors from dead links. The application manages 404 Page Not Found errors by allowing you to direct users to other URLs , error pages that boost usability, improve user experience, and even raise a smile.
The app manages 404 errors in two ways:
All 404 Page Not Found errors will be recorded in a log You can redirect to a new target (eg. custom 404 error page) What are 404 Pages?
A 404 page is also known as an “error page” or “Page Not Found” page. This page indicates that the user reached the domain they requested, but the URL path provided no information. 404 pages cover any broken or dead links on your site.
Your 404 page catches visitors who click on that broken link so they won’t get bounced off your site or rerouted to a broken page. Instead, they’ll get a simple error message that says “Page Not Found,” and they can go back and start over. While it's better to usually fix the broken link, it's important to always have a 404 page in place as a backup.
49 purchases 133 downloads
Member History Enhancements is a new application that adds an ACP Dashboard widget to show a log of all recent member history records. This gives admins the ability to view a quick, at-a-glance overview of recent changes to member's profiles and actions.
The app also includes a new dedicated page to aggregate all member history changes.
(Invision Community already includes a Member History for each user. Go to ACP > Members > search for member. Click on "Member History" button).
6 purchases 16 downloads
Report Member Profiles by @Fosters allows users to report other users directly from the profile.
When users visit a profile, they will see a "Report Member" button. Users are required to submit a brief explanation. This sends a report to the Moderator Control Panel (ModCP), where moderators can then view or filter reports in a new "Reported Members" section. Like other reports, moderators can mark the report as New, Under Review, or Complete.
This Application supports
13 purchases 29 downloads
Profile Privacy by @Fosters allows your users to protect their profiles.
Users can edit their profile by choosing 3 privacy levels:
All Users Registered Users Administrators Coding Commitment
We follow IPS 4.3 coding standards, which means that this app works well for both Community in the Cloud and Self-Hosted clients. It also doesn't add any new columns to the core tables, ensuring superior performance for Enterprise Communities and Big Boards.
48 purchases 94 downloads
Invision Community 4.2 includes beautiful new Richer Embeds for links to internal content, which automatically expands to a large and beautiful preview of the content. However, one problem with the Richer Embeds is the constant display of the topic's first image, even when the topic contains more posts and attachments. Embed Enhancements by @Fosters gives more control to you over what images will appear in IPS Rich Embeds and it allows you to also set the og-image tag.
Per-Forum setting to show first image or last image Add a custom embed image in each topic Moderator permissions Adds the missing og-image tag to topics (and to any other content using this app when an image is selected) If you change settings, please run the ACP Support Tool to clear the cache.
More features to be coming!
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Feed2DB by @Fosters allows you to import an RSS feed to an IP.Pages database. Map specific fields from RSS news feeds to custom fields of an IP.Pages database, and create your own news aggregator on your website for current news, industry updates, and watchlists.
Add new RSS feeds Add private RSS feeds that require login information Link to "Show more" Options to Pin, Lock, Hide, and Feature the record 1-to-1 mapping to Database custom fields !! REQUIREMENT !!
This application requires IP.Pages.
31 purchases 96 downloads
Are you tired of creating, managing, and changing multiple membergroups just so users can write a new article?
Page Authors by @Fosters allows individual users to write new records in IP.Page Database Categories. Users can be assigned to categories, so they Add and Edit their own articles. This app overrides their normal group's permission, which may not have permission.
This is great if you need Users to contribute to:
News stories Knowledge wikis Resource directories Personal blogs created in IP.Pages All without having to move or reassign users to different membergroups or mess with membergroup permissions! Just add the user and go.
!! REQUIREMENT !!
This application requires IP.Pages.
Once you install the app, a new tab will appear on the "Edit Category" Page where you can manage the database's authors.
11 purchases 31 downloads
Linkfavicon adds a fun new way to show off links anywhere in your community. It seamlessly blends favicon art into your text and makes websites immediately recognizable. This lightweight app automatically adds favicons to all areas of your site, including:
Forum posts Comments and Reviews Status updates And all other content from official IPS apps and also 3rd party apps Get LinkFavicon by @Fosters and bring linking to a whole new level!
What are Favicons?
Favicons are small square images used by web browsers to show a graphical representation of the site being visited and show on many places: browser toolbars, bookmarks, tabs, address bars, and desktop shortcuts. They provide immediate identification of their represented sites, and play a critical role in site branding and product recognition. You have probably seen many favicons before, even if you don’t know what they are.
Will this affect my site's performance?
This app relies upon a fetch to Google's Shared Stuff (S2) service, so your server is not affected by the favicon pull. Images are in PNG format (not ICO) and will render correctly in all browsers using the proper <img> tags. Finally, this all happens asynchronously, so there is no delay to the page.
27 purchases 113 downloads