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Convert Threads to Resources 1.0.2

Convert the first post from an existing forum thread into a resource manager resource.

  1. 0ptima
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.3
    • 1.4
    • 1.5
    Additional Requirements:
    Resource Manager 1.1.2 or later
    Visible Branding:
    No
    This add-on allows you to convert the first post of an existing forum thread into a resource manager resource. The newly created resource will be posted under the original thread starter and will retain the original thread date. The first post of the converted thread will be updated to link to the newly created resource.

    All attached images will be associated to the newly created resource. The first non-image attachment will be converted to a resource manager attachment. Any additional non-image attachments will not be converted and will no longer be accessible!

    Special thanks to Nobita.Kun for developing this addon.

    Settings
    There are two usergroup settings to convert threads. One to allow for individual thread conversions and another for batch conversion of threads.
    userGroup.png

    In order to convert a thread to a resource category, the resource category must have at least the allowed resource type option of "Does not have a file".
    ResourceOption.png

    Converting Threads
    An individual thread can be converted by clicking “Thread Tools” and selecting the “Convert to Resource” option.
    upload_2014-10-13_15-6-59.png

    A batch of threads can also be converted by selecting them and then selecting the “Convert to Resources” option.
    convertOption2.png

    An overlay will appear with a list of resource manager categories that the thread(s) can be converted to.
    overlay.png

    Image attachments from the converted thread appear in the resource and the first non-image attachment will be converted to a resource manager attachment.
    upload_2014-10-13_15-8-54.png

    The first post from the converted thread is updated to link to the newly created resource and inline image attachments now link to the resource attachments.
    upload_2014-10-13_15-9-7.png
    Dadparvar, v2hao, xbibx and 6 others like this.

Recent Updates

  1. Version 1.0.2
  2. Version 1.0.1

Recent Reviews

  1. Melvin Garcia
    Melvin Garcia
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0.2
    Hi,

    Great addon, works perfectly.
    One doubt, is possible to convert in vice-versa, resource to thread?

    Regards...
    1. 0ptima
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the review. This addon will only convert threads to resources.
  2. Gladius
    Gladius
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0.2
    An excellent tool, couldn't have easily migrated all our old attachment downloads to the resource manager without it. It really should be part of the core. The only thing that I miss is that it isn't copying over the number of attachment downloads to the newly created resource.
    1. 0ptima
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the review. I hope to see this as part of the core in XF 2.0 as well.
  3. Code Monkey
    Code Monkey
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0.2
    Great resource for anyone that uses the Resource Manager. No longer do I have to nag members about why they didn't make that a resource. Now I simply convert their thread to a Resource and tell them I did them a favor. Then they are thankful instead of feeling nagged. :)
    1. 0ptima
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the review :) This addon has helped me create over 100 resources from existing threads.
  4. shibuya246
    shibuya246
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0.1
    Works perfectly for single or multiple images. Very useful plugin if you have a new XF site and want to set up your Resources section properly. Excellent
    1. 0ptima
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the review :)
  5. Mr Lucky
    Mr Lucky
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0.1
    Really really useful
    1. 0ptima
      Author's Response
      Thank you :)
  6. otto
    otto
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0.1
    Just fine and do what it should do. Very Thanks!
    1. 0ptima
      Author's Response
      Thank you for the review :)
  7. bt012ss
    bt012ss
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0.1
    A great addon that i´m waiting for since my first day with the RM, it will do his job perfect. Thank you for this :)
    1. 0ptima
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the review.
  8. Lil.Tee
    Lil.Tee
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0.1
    Thanks so much !!
    1. 0ptima
      Author's Response
      Thanks for the review, glad you like the addon!