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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 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
18 purchases 51 downloads
Pages Sidebar by @Fosters allows you to customize the sidebar blocks on the IP.Pages categories and record pages per category. This means that you can show one block in Category A and another block in Category B. You can strategize your community's different Pages sidebars by pinpointing relevant content, optimizing your monetization schemes, and showing related information when and where it makes sense.
Separate out your IP.Pages articles, news records, and entries by fine tuning your sidebar blocks per category!
## REQUIREMENT ##
This file requires Pages application.
Before adding blocks, blocks must be previously created in Pages app.
Install the application in ACP > System > Applications Go to ACP > Pages Edit the category > Click on "Blocks" tab. Add / reorder the blocks you want in Category sidebar or Record sidebar.
17 purchases 56 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 107 downloads
This plugin allows you to define the default language for your guests. This setting will override the auto detect feature from IPS4. After the installation you'll be able to set the new default guest language on the plugin's settings page.
40 purchases 151 downloads
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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 95 downloads
Inactive Members and Real Last Activity is a suite of tools and enhancements for your IPS Community, designed to help you measure real last activity, notify users based upon real last activity, and ultimately manage inactive members.
Are you looking to re-engage old or inactive members? Are you looking to automatically clean out inactive members? Are you looking to overcome the hidden activity of anonymous users? Inactive Members and Real Last Activity by @Fosters adds three powerful tools into your admin toolkit to help you intelligently manage the activity of your members.
Inactive Members adds new rule-making capabilities to your Members tab in the ACP which empower you to engage inactive members and attract them back; manage inactive members by automatically moving them to another membergroup or permanently deleting them; and automate the entire setup in a seamless and constant back-end process.
Choose the number of inactive days. Select the action. Save.
Other features on Inactive Members include:
Write multiple rules such as 30 days, 60 days, and 180 days based on your own community activity and needs Exclude certain membergroups so they stay protected from changes Draft custom email messages using the powerful IPS tag system to customize it to the recipient Real Last Activity
Real Last Activity adds a new measurement metric to every user profile on the user's actual recorded activity. This can be used to overcome the activities of users who mark themselves as anonymous and participate in the forums without showing their activity.
Bulk Mail Filter
A new filter is added to the IPS Bulk Mail feature. This can be used to sharpen your Bulk Mail targeting to include or exclude anonymous users based upon their real last activity on your community. For users who want to stay anonymous but who actively visit and participate on your website, you can now target them better with your community newsletters and mailings.
97 purchases 355 downloads
Funnel your readers and visitors to your website by controlling your email content with this simple plugin that truncates content. Drive more visitors to your website, which leads to more views, and ultimately more advertising dollars by creating a marketing funnel that entices users with interesting content and directs them to your website to read more. This plugin affects emails like the daily digest, Contact Us emails, PM notifications and more.
Are you tired of users replying to PM notifications by email, which are sent to you (the admin)? Want to drive traffic to your web platform to capture more views? Buy Limited Email Content by @Fosters to limit your email content and proactively encourage users to visit your website.
This plugin should NOT affect your bulk newsletter.
Limit content length Remove quotes
45 purchases 159 downloads
Adds a new Button to the Share Bar for WhatsApp
Forum Sidebar by @Fosters allows you to customize the sidebar blocks on the forum and topic pages per forum. This means that you can show one block in Forum A and another block in Forum B. You can strategize your board's different sidebars by pinpointing relevant content, optimizing your monetization schemes, and showing related information when and where it makes sense.
Separate out your discussion boards and finetune your sidebar blocks per forum!
!! REQUIREMENT !!
This file requires Pages and Forum application.
Before adding blocks to the forum, blocks must be previously created in Pages app.
Install the application in ACP > System > Applications Go to ACP > Community > Forums > Edit the forum > Click on "Blocks" tab. Add / reorder the blocks you want in Forum sidebar or Topic sidebar.
46 purchases 154 downloads
Post new topics at the top of your forums with Quick Topics by @Fosters! A simple and amazing application, encourage your visitors and members to jump into your discussion boards by motivating them to directly post new topics from the topic page. Ask questions like "What do you need help with?" and empower users to start new topics right away.
With per-forum settings, write your own customized titles for Quick Topics to encourage users to post. This is perfect for:
Introduction boards: Get new visitors and members to open up and start posting right away by asking, "Join our friendly and welcoming community by telling us about yourself!" Peer-to-peer support: Build powerful product knowledge hubs to get users advising each other by asking, "Ask your question and get answers from our amazing community" Product brands: Increase brand loyalty and percolate product ideation by funneling your customers to specific product categories, "We appreciate your feedback on XYZ product." Or anything else! Come up with your own clever titles to entice and engage your members Benefits:
Post faster: Increase submission clickthroughs by letting users post immediately from the forum page, instead of clicking to a new topic. Engage deeper: Write customized titles that are unique to each board, which foster appropriate and relevant discussion. Clean more: Moderate less by directing users to the appropriate boards with Quick Topic titles that ask specific questions. Be better: Get this app before XenForo2 rolls it out and be on the cutting edge of discussion communities.
16 purchases 41 downloads
Custom Notifications adds a powerful yet easy feature for admins to generate their own inline notifications, which behave like native IPS notifications. Admins can write and send as many custom notifications as they like, and basic options like authorship and link help enhance the behavior of the notifications.
This application also includes a REST API interface
87 purchases 317 downloads
Fight back against spam with this simple application, which adds dedicated controls to spam prevention. There are several new settings to control content moderation, allowing you to take greater control over your board's content and ward off spam.
There are three settings right now to enable in the ACP:
Moderate Chinese and Cyrillic content Ban member who posted Chinese or Cyrillic content Moderate content with external links When used in conjunction with IPS Spam Prevention, this can provide greater coverage of anti-spam.
!! ATTENTION !!
The anti-spam check will work only for membergroups where "Can bypass word and link filters?" is not enabled.
35 purchases 104 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.
9 purchases 31 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.
10 purchases 18 downloads
Are you looking for a way to generate and use custom language strings? Custom Language Strings by @Fosters adds a new dimension of custom words, terms, phrases, and sentences to your language pack! You can use these custom language strings in templates, emails, themes, and blocks!
Open up new worlds of language and describe your community in ways you were never able to before.
28 purchases 93 downloads
Create a powerful Downloads Menu in seconds by installing the Extended Downloads Menu by @Fosters! This application will auto-list all categories in your Downloads navigation tab, and include a button to go to the Downloads application. The menu will create menus and nested sub-menus depending upon the level of your categories.
There are no settings. This file is plug-and-play.
11 purchases 34 downloads
Create a powerful Forum Menu in seconds by installing the Extended Forum Menu by @Fosters! This application will auto-list all categories in your Forums navigation tab, and include a button to go to the Forums application. The menu will create menus and nested sub-menus depending upon the level of your categories.
32 purchases 86 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
10 purchases 21 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.
Per-Forum setting to show first image or last image Add a custom embed image in each topic Moderator permissions If you change settings, please run the ACP Support Tool to clear the cache.
More features to be coming!
6 purchases 18 downloads
Connect and manage your community's Clubs with their own affiliates, referrers, sponsors, and partners with Club Sponsors by @Fosters! This app allows Club Owners to add sponsors to each club on a Sponsors Page. The Sponsors Page lists, describes, and links to the sponsor.
Are you looking to create local clubs that connect with local businesses? Are you looking to create special interest clubs to be sponsored by industry organizations? Are you looking to create fan groups linked to other fan communities? Create a simple and beautiful Sponsors Page in each of your clubs, managed entirely by the Club Owner.
15 purchases 70 downloads
Contact Us adds several enhancements to the standard IPS contact page:
Add the Contact page into the Menu Control permissions on who views Contact page Hide the footerlink Multiple options on what to do with the Contact submission Do you want users to send email to the default community address, or do you want to send to another email address? Do you want to link to a URL or create an automatic support request? Or do you want to create a forum topic? All of these options are offered in Contact Us by @Fosters, while giving you additional abilities to decide where and to whom you want to show the Contact page.
Take your Contact Us page to the next level with these simple but customizable options!
27 purchases 73 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
This Plugin will hide the subforums on the forum index page. This supports only the default IPS4 theme, but I have successfully tested this plugin with other free themes from the Marketplace.
15 purchases 31 downloads
This plugin allows the Admin to add additional allowed protocols for URLS.
This is necessary if you need to add FTP, TeamSpeak, or Steam protocols to your navbar.
10 purchases 24 downloads