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November 8th, 2012, 04:27 AM
ReviewPost v. 6.02
vBulletin v. 4.2.0
Forums - Activity Stream - Pro DJ Gear Stop (http://www.prodjgearstop.com)
ReviewPost - Main Index - Equipment/Products Review (http://www.prodjgearstop.com/reviewpost)
Installed a new copy of ReviewPost on my vBulletin forums with the integration, but I am having a terrible time having ReviewPost use my vBulletin styles/look.
I opened the header inc file, but I get lost in there on what to possibly change.
Help on this is greatly appreciated.
November 8th, 2012, 07:38 AM
Main Index - Reeftalk Reviews (http://www.reeftalk.com/reviews)
There are no issues getting reviewpost to use the vb header. You could have issues with a custom style and relative image paths etc etc. Maybe try turning on base url setting in forum to yes to help your relative paths but I really can not comment without seeing the site.
Your server is not found if I click the links above.
November 8th, 2012, 05:26 PM
Thank you Chuck.
Sorry....we had shut our old server down and I had to update the DNS.
Please reattempt going to the urls.
November 8th, 2012, 05:35 PM
Your switches in your config-intr.php are off so your not loading the vb header footer style.
November 8th, 2012, 05:39 PM
K, so what do I change in the code?
November 8th, 2012, 05:43 PM
When changing any of the below to on, I get errors in reviewpost.
November 8th, 2012, 05:54 PM
You would get errors if you do not have things installed correctly sure and you would actually have to tell me what the error is so I can post something that might help.
Provided that all the server paths and urls are correct for the information we ask for you should be able to turn on those 3 vb3 define switches without any issue.
November 8th, 2012, 05:56 PM
Here are the errors Chuck:
Warning: chdir() [function.chdir]: No such file or directory (errno 2) in /home/djgear/public_html/reviewpost/header-inc.php on line 57
Warning: require(./global.php) [function.require]: failed to open stream: No such file or directory in /home/djgear/public_html/reviewpost/header-inc.php on line 58
Fatal error: require() [function.require]: Failed opening required './global.php' (include_path='.:/usr/lib/php:/usr/local/lib/php') in /home/djgear/public_html/reviewpost/header-inc.php on line 58
November 8th, 2012, 06:11 PM
header-inc.php on line 57 = chdir($vbpath);
header-inc.php on line 58 = require("./global.php");
November 8th, 2012, 06:49 PM
Right that error tells me you have the wrong server path to your vbulletin on your $vbpath line in your config-intr.php file.
This goes right back to what I said in my last reply
Based on what I see your $vbpath line should read
$vbpath = "/home/djgear/public_html/forums";
November 9th, 2012, 04:53 AM
Thanks for pointing that out. Updated it and we are looking good....but found another issue....go figure....
When you click on a category, we get the following error:
The requested URL /reviewpost/showcat.php was not found on this server.
Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
November 9th, 2012, 08:14 AM
Make sure your file is uploaded again from the downloaded code and permissions 644?
Maybe its corrupt?
November 9th, 2012, 03:52 PM
Chuck, I did a search in the ReviewPost directory from a fresh unzip and I don't see a file named "showcat.php".
What directory is this file to be in? Under the main directory of ReviewPost I would assume by the error above.
I did find "showcat1.php" and "showcat.tmpl"
November 9th, 2012, 04:13 PM
That is strange indeed maybe try redownloading the zip I double checked its there
November 9th, 2012, 05:16 PM
Yea, that was strange.... I rechecked the previous 6.02 download and it was missing. After seeing your latest post, I went back in and deleted all other 6.02 downloads and downloaded a new copy. Opened the archive...and wouldn't you know it... The file is in there.
Uploaded it to my server and it's looking good. ;)
November 9th, 2012, 05:17 PM
Chuck, please navigate to my site and run through ReviewPost for me to see if there's anything that doesn't look right to you. I appreciate you doing this for me.
I've still got some tiddying up to do at the site...but I'm interested in the functionality.
Main Index - Equipment/Products Review (http://www.prodjgearstop.com/reviewpost/index.php)
November 9th, 2012, 05:18 PM
Your header footer loads now but you have not properly finished the install/upgrade per the documentation in the download. You must follow the directions in the install text on generating the xml plugins for vbulletin so you can load the navigation and style.
November 10th, 2012, 02:53 PM
Do not know if you saw my reply but please read my last reply. If you install your vb4 plugins your reviewpost install should be complete.
November 10th, 2012, 07:04 PM
This is just getting me more confused Chuck and I think that's why I've been frustrated by the products I've purchased here previously.
Okay, I was following the instructions that were documented at:
ReviewPost PHP Pro Installation (http://www.reviewpost.com/installphp.html)
There are also instructions that you've pointed me to that are inside the downloads documentation, which in turn, point me to this location:
"Follow the installation instructions of the files noted here
I don't have PhotoPost installed on this domain, but I am to follow the PhotoPost installation instructions which differ from your online instructions for ReviewPost.
If I am to follow both sets of instruction....but not all parts of each of these....what parts am I to follow.....?
I'm confused....what do I follow??
November 10th, 2012, 08:00 PM
Please read the documentation included with the downloaded code you are trying to install. I know I have said this above. As well the install instructions on support link above link here have these same instructions.
IMPORTANT - FOR VBULLETIN 4 ONLY. New plugins included in download.
In the install directory set permissions on the file product_class.xml, source-vb4.xml and source-vb42.xml files to 777
2. Go to your classifieds admin panel ( http://www.yoursite.com/classifieds/adm-index.php ) and hit the option to generate vbulletin plugin xml. That file will download to your computer.
3. Go into your vbulletin admin panel and under plugins & products select the option to manage products. You can then use the add/import product option
and upload the xml file you downloaded to your computer called product_class.xml file. Once that is done your forum will show gallery content.
4. Thats it your done!!
Please read the CHANGELOG.TXT FILE so you know what to expect from version upgrades.
PhotoPost PHP Photo Sharing Photo Gallery Installation Guide (http://www.photopost.com/installphp.html)
The install instructions for all our products are what is above and the downloaded code has install instructions.
November 10th, 2012, 08:09 PM
Okay Chuck, but why then even have this link to the ReviewPost instructions?
PhotoPost Classifieds Installation Guide - Classified Ads Software for Community Websites (http://www.photopost.com/class/installphp.html)
I was using these instructions as in my Members Area, where I can click on the links to download my software products...there is also a link there titled "Installation Manual", which took me to the above link to follow the instructions to install v6.02, which tells nothing to do with the xml files.
Software Version Support License Agreement Download Link
Build: 11/9/12 8:13 AM
November 10th, 2012, 09:30 PM
I can pass along that those old links need to be updated
I was speaking about the info on this site here and all the announcements as well as the documentation in the actual software.
They all have the information I was referring to here in my posts.
November 12th, 2012, 07:25 AM
Yeah this has been my number one pain for almost the past year. Customers beg for more vb integration and I give it to them placing the entire navigation structure in the vb header and document everything. I even placed in every announcement on our site to for the last 3 releases of all the software products to read the documentation in the documentations folders of the downloaded code and I still answer deal with this issue a couple times a week. ;)
November 12th, 2012, 08:36 AM
Chuck, I can certainly understand your frustration as I certainly would be in your shoes.
To better mitigate this, there should not be a link to installation instructions then on the Members Area where the member downloads the software. This is confusing to the customer as the customer may not read all that you point out, but they certainly will go to the Members Area to download their software...and for the one place they are certain to go....they get the incorrect/out dated instructions. One, like me, would assume the link to the instructions is what we are to follow.
So, if the link doesn't get updated as often as the instructions in the downloaded archive...then why even have this link? Only reason I can see keeping this link available is to keep you pulling the last few stubbles of hair trying to grow on top of that head of yours. :p
November 12th, 2012, 10:37 AM
Actually the installation instructions all have the part your talking about now ;) I am actually trying to update all those old pages.
Still a work in progress in the middle of the update
November 13th, 2012, 06:05 PM
Good Chuck...I think you will save yourself some wear and tear with this as it surely confused me and I'm sure I wasn't the only one, which forced us to continue posting for help.
November 13th, 2012, 06:09 PM
Not a big deal. ;)
Personally I do not think it will matter since 99% of the time that I deal with this issue we are talking about it is PhotoPost Pro.
November 14th, 2012, 05:12 PM
Yeah I believe the pages you where talking about should be using the new format.
January 13th, 2013, 01:35 PM
Smokn28 have you taken the dive into vb5 yet? I am trying to find beta testers to setup a test site.
January 13th, 2013, 03:33 PM
Smokn28 have you taken the dive into vb5 yet? I am trying to find beta testers to setup a test site.
I have a license for it, but I've not yet installed it as it was still in Beta about a month ago. I didn't want to run a Beta version of the software on my server until it went to release.
If it is in release...I may have to get it installed. If I do install it, I will consider being a Beta tester.
January 13th, 2013, 03:39 PM
Well if you have time or you want me to give it a shot let me know I just am looking for people to install the new beta releases I have out to support vBulletin 5 to make sure everything works as expected. ;) vBulletin 5 is a bit wonky if you ask me so you know I need to get as many people trying things out as I can.
January 13th, 2013, 03:47 PM
Sounds good Chuck. I'll let you know.
January 13th, 2013, 04:09 PM
No problem let me know I will set things up for you if you want. ;)
January 13th, 2013, 04:18 PM
Chuck, you know me and code....we don't get along.... :p
Having you set things up for me will put my frustrations at ease.
I'll check in with vBulletin and let ya know.
January 13th, 2013, 04:56 PM
vBulletin FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions (http://www.vbulletin.com/faq/)
Yes vBulletin and PhotoPost companies both allow you to have a non web accessible testing area.
All you need to do is lock it down with an htaccess file. You do not need to ask vb anything just read there FAQ under the license faq based on having a second install.
Here are the steps you need to do to be compliant with both software installs.
1. Create a directory on your server called beta or test
2. Upload a copy of vbulletin 5 there.
3. Send me ftp info and you can lock that ftp info down to just that new directory if you want or not I do not care.
4. I will create an htaccess file to lock down that directory and install test copies of vb and photopost there and verify that the new vb5 integrations works and then send you the info to play around.
My goal here obviously is just to verify the integration works across as many people as possible before I release gold releases.
February 25th, 2013, 08:56 PM
You might want to check out the new beta and some of the features. Was going through some old threads reading posts for ideas for the beta and see an issue on your site.
Main Index - Equipment/Products Review (http://www.prodjgearstop.com/reviewpost/)
On your site check in your reviewpost the url for reviewpost you have entered your links are not going to where they are suppose to be. Also check the image data url. Your missing the trailing slash on the data url in edit integration settings in admin for reviewpost and classifieds.
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