[WMTech] Hide IP Essentials

[WMTech] Hide IP Essentials 1.0.1

No permission to buy ($19.00)
Compatible XF 1.x versions
  1. 1.3
  2. 1.4
  3. 1.5
Commercial, Paid License
Visible branding
Yes, but removable with payment
Description / Features:
This add-on provides an useful extension to the default XenForo "Can See Ip Address" permission and makes it possible to assign permissions to user groups or even individual users to hide their ip information even to users with such permissions.

You can also assign a "Do Not Store Any IP Information" permission, which prevents any ip addresses to be stored in XenForo's ip and session tables for such users, making it impossible to check their ip in any content or to search their ip addresses for any reason.

The features of this add-on are useful in many circumstances and environments.

If you, for example, allow your moderators to see ip information but do not want the moderators to be able to see your location as admin. Or, if you use a hidden account which should not get associated with your usual admin account by your moderators. Or, if you have a user you trust but often uses VPN addresses that trigger your spam detection.

We are sure, you can find several other cases where this add-on may come handy.

Code Quality Guarantee:
We guarantee that our add-ons are coded very carefully and thoughtfully by professional PHP, JS & MySQL programmers. The code is robust and written with performance and reliability in mind. It has been tested extensively before being released and can be used even at large forum installations.
We also guarantee that our add-on does NOT use and does NOT include any callbacks. It does not ever transfer any of your data to a foreign server!

Compatibility Information:
This add-on is compatible with Xenforo 1.3.x (tested with XenForo 1.3.2), XenForo 1.4.x (tested with 1.4.10) and XenForo 1.5 (tested with XenForo 1.5.0). Sorry, this add-on cannot be installed at Xenforo 1.2.x or smaller.

Demonstration Information:
Like to try this product out? No problem!
Demo can be found >>here<<.

Installation / Update:
Detailed Installation / Update Intructions can be found at our support site (direct link). We recommend reading it.

Purchase Process:
If you want to purchase and download this add-on, please click at the "Buy Now" button above. Additional information about the licensing and purchasing process can be found here:
Purchase And Download Process - Information | WebMachine Technologies - Quality Add-Ons and Plugins for XenForo

Permission Control Options For All Users and User Groups:
  1. Hide IP Address
    User IP information is hidden from all users with XenForo default permission to see ip informations.
  2. Can See Hidden IP Addresses
    Those users are exempted and can see ip information even from users set to be hidden here. Of course they also need the default permission to see ip information in XenForo.
  3. Do Not Store Any IP Information
    Users with that permission do not have any ip information stored ever. This cannot be overridden and also not recovered.
Instructions & Manual:
We care about our add-ons!
This is why you can find a manual and detailed instructions at our support site:
[wmtech] Hide Ip Essentials - Manual, Instructions & Installation / Upgrade Guide

Language & Translation Options:
Our add-ons are fully phrased and can be translated into any language. A german translation is already included in the package, if you download this add-on. If you translate our add-on into a foreign language, we kindly ask you to release this translation to the public at XenForo.com or at our site wmtech.net. To make it easier for potential translators, you can find the original english language xml file of this add-on for download >>HERE<<. Please note, that all content of the language file is copyright protected and owned by us. Do not use it in your own projects without asking us before!

Branding/Copyright Notice Removal:
This add-on features a small copyright notice in the footer of your web site. If you would like to remove the copyright, please purchase a Branding Removal License from us for a small fee.
Additional information about the branding and a screenshot of the branding can be found here:
Copyright Notice, Branding And Removal - Information | WebMachine Technologies - Quality Add-Ons and Plugins for XenForo

See attached screenshots and the screenshots at the product presentation page at our site for a visual impression with this add-on.

This is a WMTech XenForo addon. There has been a lot of care and work done to code it with focus at you, our valued customer. Paying for it respects our work done and enables us to code even more quality software for you. Please respect and protect our intelectual property and DO NOT forward it to any third parties (not even your external developers). We have included digital "fingerprints" into the files of each single package, so we may be able to track a reported abuse of our license back to the licensee. Please help us to fight against piracy and contact us, if you get any knowledge about pirated software or the illegal use or provision of this software.
This add-on (like all of our add-ons) features a license check url which we use to check your site for using a valid license. Licenses for our add-ons are valid only if this check feature works like intended. See our description of the license check process in the License Check Information document at our web site.
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We've taken a drastic step and decided not to store any IP information on our users after they've reached 3 posts. After the 3 post promotion into a Full Registered usergroup, no IP data is stored in the XF database which means that even admins are blind to IPs. This addon has helped us accomplish this and has worked great.
Thank you for your kind review!
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