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Will there be an official modding community for XenForo?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by 0ptima, Aug 11, 2010.

  1. 0ptima

    0ptima Well-Known Member

    Will there be an official modding community similar to vb.org for XenForo? If there is, I hope that it is launched at the same time as XF becomes available for purchase as there will most probably be a huge influx of unofficial mods/addons/themes released shortly after.

    If there is no official community, then mods/addons will be scattered through the dozens of unofficial XF sites. I dont see anything wrong with unofficial XF sites, however, having a central official site would be beneficial. XenForo staff could post articles on leveraging XF, tips and tricks, and potential clients would be able to see how they could extend the functionality XF.

    The modification community does not need to be elaborate, it could be as simple as another forum section on xenforo.com
  2. Onimua

    Onimua Well-Known Member

    The mods will be hosted here on this site. How it will be implemented hasn't been talked about yet though.
  3. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Yes, there will be an official modification and add-on community, right here on XenForo.com.
    Shadab, James, Floris and 2 others like this.
  4. 0ptima

    0ptima Well-Known Member

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  5. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    What, you didn't think we'd build the greatest plugin system ever seen and then hide it away somewhere did you? :)
  6. Kier

    Kier XenForo Developer Staff Member

    (well it's pretty damned good anyway... perhaps 'greatest ever seen' is pushing it a bit...)
    Lawrence likes this.
  7. Ben Davis

    Ben Davis Active Member

    Nah. I don't think that's pushing it lol
  8. 0ptima

    0ptima Well-Known Member

    I cant wait to see this! :)
  9. Poltergeist

    Poltergeist Active Member

    Yeah just to mess with everyone's head. :D

    Hide and seek anyone?
  10. Mr_Bob

    Mr_Bob Well-Known Member

    Great to hear! You guys did a fantastic job in VB's plugin system (and if I remember, really pioneered the concept for other forum software) so I'm really excited to see what XF offers.
  11. Spenser

    Spenser Active Member

    I consider it to be a good idea to get the whole thing working and have a final version before talking about mods. Having a final version will probably bring along a quite fixed code base that makes mod development easier. Look at vb4: too many changes in source drive mod developers nuts.
  12. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    superb, so you can give support for XF also if this was modded by the customers? (obviously if the ran the software with the 'official releases')
  13. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    I thought this had been answered already?
  14. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    I doubt that they'll be running the software with the mods. He's just saying that rather than having a xenForo.org for an official modding community, they will be released here, so that when someone asks if there's a certain add-on, we don't have to send them to another site. They can get it right here.
  15. James

    James Well-Known Member

    I think this was definitely a yes, because without it you wouldn't get the amount of audience you require (vB is mostly successful due to the modification community and the plethora of modifications available).

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