[WMTech] Sticky User Banning

[WMTech] Sticky User Banning 1.0.2

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Q: Why does this add-on have no options?
A: This add-on needs no options. Just install and forget it. It'll work automatically without any admin intervention.

Q: Does this add-on provide any feedback about its actions?
A: No, multiple accounts of banned users are banned automatically. The only place yoy are able to see the result of it's actions is the "Banned Users List" in XenForo ACP where you'll see all currently banned users, including the users automatically banned by this add-on.

Q: If a moderator or admin owns a second account, which is banned. Will this add-on automatically ban the admin oder moderator account too?
A: No, this add-on will never ban a staff, moderator or admin account.

Q: Does this add-on use the evercookie library?
A: No, the evercookie library is kind of overkill. This add-on however uses hidden, sticky flash cookies (Local Shared Objects) to enable basic cross browser detection.

Q: How reliable is cross browser detection?
A: Unfortunatelly not 100% reliable. Some recent browsers use their own dedicated storage area for Flash Cookies and thus the cookie won't be seen with other browsers. Also the "Stealth Mode" oder "Incognito Mode" in modern browsers prevents any cross browser detection. Also iOS mobile devices cannot run Flash and therefore Flash cookies cannot be saved.

Q: Does this add-on use ip addresses for detecting banned accounts?
A: No, most ip addresses are dynamic and thus can be used by different people. Our goal is to prevent any false positives in all cases.

Q: The wife of a banned user uses the same computer to access our forum and now her account is banned also. What can we do about that?
A: You can always lift the ban on certain accounts in the XenForo ACP. You can lift her ban and ask her to not use the same computer to access the forum until the ban of her husband had expired.

General Error Handling after a faulty installation:
Q: My forum is broken after installing an addon. What should I do now?
A: Deinstall or deactivate the addon and ask for help. If you cannot reach the XenForo ACP any more, login to your web server and add the following piece of code to library/config.php:
Code:
$config['enableListeners'] = false;
This will disable all addons and enable you to get access to the ACP again where you will be able to deinstall the problematic addon.
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