Featured images

Featured images 2.0

No permission to buy ($35.00)
Compatible XF 2.x versions
  1. 2.0
  2. 2.1
  3. 2.2
Premium upgrade:

This XF2 add-on along with the entire collection can be purchased for $35.00 USD. Your Premium upgrade will allow you to download as many XF2 add-ons as you like for one year. Please see the entire collection located in the Resources area at this URL:

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Description:

Displays a block containing featured images.

This add-on will display a block of attachments and is normally displayed in the forum list. Each featured image can be clicked and the post where the attachment is uploaded is displayed. Featured images are randomly selected and updated every 5 minutes.

(Example of Featured images)

pic001.jpg


(Example of Options page)

pic002.jpg


(Example of User group permissions)

pic003.jpg


Features:
  • In responsive mode featured images are reduced in quantity and size.
  • Images can be selected from any forum.
  • Cron entry will rotate images every 5 minutes.
  • All phrases start with featuredimages_ for your convenience.
User group permissions:

Typically you will set 'Yes' for the following two user groups:

Registered
Unregistered /Unconfirmed

Directory preparation:

Create a directory in the data folder called featured_images and set permissions to 0755.

Creating the widget:
  1. Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
  2. Widget definition = Featured images
  3. Widget key = featured_images
  4. Title = (leave blank)
  5. Display in positions = Forum list: Above nodes
  6. Click Save.
Questions and Answers:

Q: How do I change the "Featured images" title?
A: Edit the featuredimages_featured_images phrase.
Author
AndyB
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Latest updates

  1. See description

    Featured images v2.0 changes: The options page has two changes. If upgrading please remove...
  2. See description

    Featured images v1.9 changes: Now supports Server based trigger.
  3. See description

    Featured images v1.8 changes: Fixed issue with HTML validation.

Latest reviews

Great addon which actually helps making content known to users and helps increasing activity on the board overall.

The developer is also extremely active and quick in assisting :)
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