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Resource Manager

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by audiokid, Oct 26, 2013.

  1. audiokid

    audiokid Active Member

    Is there somewhere where I can see this in action?
  2. Ernest L. Defoe

    Ernest L. Defoe Well-Known Member

    You can see it in action here. It's the Resources tab at the top.
  3. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

  4. audiokid

    audiokid Active Member

    Do I have this correct:

    Without the
    Resource Manager I cannot install add-ons such as Keyword by Replace Waindigo and Ad Manager?
  5. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    You do not. All the resource manager allows you to do is HOST resources. The install routine is part of the core installing for add-ons.
    @Chris Deeming and @Waindigo have add-ons that extend this function that you can install.
  6. audiokid

    audiokid Active Member

    Thanks for chiming in Tracy,

    Could you be a bit more descriptive as to what is a resource?
  7. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    An add-on (like any of the styles) or FAQ, custom code, graphics, etc. You can see them at http://xenforo.com/community/resources/ here. All those (or most) are served by this site. Some link to other sites or pay-gates.
  8. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    To install the add-on you normally have to upload the associated files to your site in the appropriate area then go into the ACP and on the Home Tab you see an option referring to add-ons. Select Install Add-On and then you point it at the XML file that you normally have extracted to your local computer (after uploading the files via FTP/SFTP).
  9. audiokid

    audiokid Active Member

    Ah, you mean host an add-on = "resource" that I may sell free to the community such as Keyword by Replace Waindigo? I would therefore buy the Resource Manager to host these add-on for the community.

    Long winded sorry...
    Tracy Perry likes this.
  10. oman

    oman Well-Known Member

    Yes, you could make an add on, list it in the resource manager and sell it. For that you don't need to buy the resource manager add on itself to list an add on within the Resources section.

    If you want to, you can buy the resource manager to use for your own site, and be able to use all the functions seen here: http://xenforo.com/community/resources/
  11. Bionic Rooster

    Bionic Rooster Well-Known Member

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