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History 1.7

This add-on will allow members to quickly return to previously viewed threads.

  1. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

    AndyB submitted a new resource:

    History - This add-on will allow members to quickly return to previously viewed threads.

    Read more about this resource...
     
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  2. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

    Although this is something I don't need for my sites, nice idea. Looks like a great add on. :)
     
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  3. BassMan

    BassMan Well-Known Member

    Lovely idea!
     
  4. AndreaMarucci

    AndreaMarucci Well-Known Member

    Beautiful idea. I'll download and install it asap.
     
  5. Inkman

    Inkman Active Member

    How can i make the option "History" show under navbar?
    Just installed and nothing is showing :s
     
  6. Stuart Wright

    Stuart Wright Well-Known Member

    Yes this is a good idea. Have you any information on the performance on large forums? Is there any reason why performance might be hampered when there are millions of threads and hundreds of thousands of members?
     
  7. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

    The reason WirralTalk didn't have the History link placed before the New Posts link is that he has a modified style. I'm helping him resolve this by showing him how to modify the Template Modification.

    http://xenforo.com/community/threads/history-v1-0.64991/#post-685095
     
  8. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

    Thank you for reminding me. I meant to add code to auto prune the xf_history table automatically.

    I'll add an option in the Admin Control Panel where the number of days to retain history can be set.
     
  9. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

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  10. BassMan

    BassMan Well-Known Member

    I think it would be better to hide History link in navigation bar for guests, because it's no use for them.
     
  11. AndyB

    AndyB Well-Known Member

    Last edited: Dec 23, 2013
  12. Stuart Wright

    Stuart Wright Well-Known Member

    Andy I'll repeat here what I suggested in conversation with you previously to see whether there is interest from others.
    Personally I think there is loads of potential if the history could be extended to work with other internal pages like conversations and member profiles and importantly addons like Showcases, Hotspots, Competitions and Galleries.

    Storing the history for a guest (in cookies) would be a great way of engaging them and showing off a sample of what great features Xenforo has to offer.
     
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  13. Dan

    Dan Well-Known Member

    I like the idea.

    If @AndyB isn't interessted, we would be interessted in coding this:)
     
  14. BassMan

    BassMan Well-Known Member

    I agree. Then maybe add a function for admins to decide.
     
  15. netrix

    netrix Active Member

    The Template Modification you use here, seems to collide with the one of Unread Post Count:
    Unreaded Post Count - Reg Exp:
    Code:
    /href="{xen:link 'fi(.*?)s}}/is
    Unreaded Post Count - Replace-Code:
    Code:
    $0 <xen:include template="unread_posts_count" />
     
    Last edited: Dec 24, 2013
  16. BassMan

    BassMan Well-Known Member

    forum_url/threads/history
     
    Last edited: Jan 4, 2014
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  17. DRE

    DRE Well-Known Member

    5 stars!
     
  18. Mouth

    Mouth Well-Known Member

    I've just installed, but the History link isn't appearing in the navigation (next to New Posts) at all.
    Checked ACP options, and is definantly selected/ticked to do so.
    What could I have missed?
     
  19. netrix

    netrix Active Member

    Have you installed Unread Post Count?
     
  20. Mouth

    Mouth Well-Known Member

    Resolved, with help and thanks to @AndyB
    My style had made changes to default, and impacting the search and replace this this addon. Just did it manually instead.
     
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