Resource icon

Proxy Link-Forum 1.2.1

No permission to download


Well-known member
Xon submitted a new resource:

Proxy Link-Forum - Converts link forums into proxies for actual forums

Converts link forums into proxies for actual forums, allowing post information, post counts, etc from the destination forum to be visible when viewing the link-forum.

Note; only works as-expected for destinations which are a Forum (not a page or anything else). Does not have much in the way of input validation.

To a front-end user, a link forum can be made nearly indistinguishable to a normal forum.

Performance Impact
This causes 1 extra query if there are link-forums on the...
Read more about this resource...


Well-known member
What's a usage case for this? If this makes the a link forum mimic the appearance of an actual forum, whilst also linking to it, I'm not sure what the use is. Willing to bet I'm missing something here.


Well-known member
But unfortunately, it doesn't consider the post and thread counts from the subforums.
It is possible to patch it?
Not without major performance or stability implications.

For example; you have a forum, which has a child forum, and then a child forum which is a link-proxy which point's to it's parent. You then have a 2nd child forum which links to the parent of the parent.

What is the last post from the root level that should be displayed when you have cycles like that?