PhotoPost Pro 8.12 released August 8th, 2012

August 14th, 2012

8.12 is a maintenance release of 8.1x series to fix minor reported issues.

More information is available at: click here

PhotoPost 8.1 takes the premier Photo Gallery plug-in for vBulletin and 23 other forums (including as a stand alone gallery) to the next level with an entirely new setup of templates just for mobile browsers. This new template set retains the look of your gallery across platforms and allows for a streamlined viewing experience of your galleries and images using the same softer skin designs of PhotoPost 8.

PhotoPost Pro 8.1 released June 22nd, 2012

August 14th, 2012

PhotoPost 8.1 has been released and continues to improve upon new featured released in the 8.0 series.

The mobile skin released in 8.0 has been completely reworked away from a framework solution to a completely separate set of templates that make for easy customization.

New features include:

. New reworked mobile interface for smartphone browsers
. Added new next prev image navigation arrows on showphoto.
. New Mail Settings and added support for SMTP mail.
. New Enhanced Captcha Setting in Usergroup Permissions to aid in the prevention of spam.
. Added Support for the new vbulletin 4.20 Navigation Manager.
. Added Support for the new php 5.1 and greater default timezone setting as alot of servers are being setup with this blank which will cause errors in php scripting as it needs to be set.

PhotoPost 8 released January 31st, 2012

February 10th, 2012

PhotoPost 8 is the latest generation of the leading community photo sharing script for vBulletin (and 23 other integrations, including a stand alone product) - complete with a completely redesigned interface with softer edges and a new framework for mobile devices.

New features include:

. New gallery templates layout
. New mobile interface for smartphone browsers

. BANNED and CENSORED WORDS lists (to prevent posts or censor words)
. Added social sharing icons to showphoto
. Improved AJAX features throughout
. Improved contest features to use AJAX voting
. Some functionality (like ecards) has been removed to help deal with “code bloat” on features that appeared to get very little (if any) use.
. Included for vBulletin4 are plugins to include gallery content into your forum. All profile links will go to your forum where all gallery content will be listed.

SAMPLE SITES RUNNING PHOTOPOST 8

A community photo gallery - - PhotoPost Photo Gallery
A Harley Davidson photo sharing community - Harley Alley
http://www.omegatron.net/photos
http://www.omegatron.net/gallery
http://www.reeftalk.com/gallery

ReviewPost 5.1 Released 09-13-2010

September 14th, 2010

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VERSION UPDATE: 5.1
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Reviewpost 5.1 has all bug fixes since our 5.0 release plus the following features

New features:

. Improved search results – everything moved into search.php, results saved to db to save on paging through
searches and having to “re-search” every page load
. Fixed vB4 template spacing issues

Upgraded files

adm-misc.php
bulkupload.php
comshow.php
pp-inc.php
search.php
showcat.php
showmembers.php
showproduct.php
uploadproduct.php

/forums/smf2.php

templates/membhead.tmpl
templates/search-r.tmpl
templates/searchbox.tmpl
templates/showproduct.tmpl
templates/showproduct1.tmpl
templates/vb3enhanced/membhead.tmpl
templates/vb3enhanced/search-r.tmpl
templates/vb3enhanced/searchbox.tmpl
templates/vb3enhanced/showproduct.tmpl
templates/vb3enhanced/showproduct1.tmpl

templates/vb4enhanced/*.* (ALL)

robots.txt (new file)

There is an upgrade script to run to add any new fields needed since the release of 5.0

PhotoPost Classifieds 4.0 GOLD Released 1-30-2010

January 30th, 2010

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VERSION UPDATE: 4.00
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Classifieds 4.0 is a major update with features users have requested.

New features:

. vB4 support
. Usergroup Payment Permissions per Category.
. True Reserve Setting — If the price in an auction does not reach reserve setting auction will be relisted and not sold for a lesser price.
. Cron Expire Task — Ability to run the expire cron in the footer of the site versus setting up a cron task on the server.
. SEO URLs (requires .htaccess file)
. Single URLs for images
. 301 redirects to SEO pages for spider and normal URLs
. SEO URLs enabled in Admin -> Edit Settings -> Global Options (choices are none, spider, seo)

Upgraded files

/*.php (except config-inc.php.NEW, config-intc.php.NEW, inc_ads.php, inc_classifieds.php)

forums/vb3.php (you only need this file if you are using the vb registration system)

templates/vb4enhanced/* (new directory)

cron.php (new file)

HTACCESS (new file) — You must rename this to .htaccess and upload to the classifieds directory. If your on a windows server and want to use SEO then you need to have an ISAPI Rewrite Manager installed and place the contents of the htaccess file in your ISAPI Rewrite Manager panel.

There is an upgrade script to run to add any new fields needed even if you where running the beta.

PhotoPost’s All Enthusiast Named to Inc 5000

August 29th, 2008

Our company, All Enthusiast, was named to the prestigious Inc 5,000 list for 2008, as the 2,885th fastest growing company in the U.S., out of 20 Million total businesses.  All Enthusiast grew 124% from 2004 to 2007, to earn its place in the Inc 5000.

How to set site Cookies!

April 13th, 2008

Below is a short tutorial on how to set your site cookies especially when using a forum integration. Over the years working in support this has to be the most comment mistake when people set things up and can lead to alot of headaches.

You should always set your cookies as follows below,

Cookie Path: This setting should always be set in both your forum and photopost products to / nothing else. Basically this will make a cookie work on any directory on the site provided the domain name is the same in the cookie so this is a must.

Cookie Prefix: Some important things to consider when settings cookies is which forum you are integrating with and what prefix the cookie uses as without setting this correct you will not be able to login correctly. Examples would be that if you are integrating with phpbb2 this is normally phpbb2mysql or with vbulletin the cookie prefix is bb. Now to be sure you can check in phpbb2 in your global admin configuration or in vbulletin all pertinent info is found in the config.php file in your forum includes directory.

Cookie Domain: Okay the following I can not stress enough. You must always unless you run your forum under your forum directory which most people do not do set the cookie domain on your site to something like this.

.yourdomain.com

This does not include www or photos etc as those are subdomains. Setting it to a period then your base domain name will make the cookie read over all domains on your site and prevent all cookie issues.

Cookie Name: The following is only set when running install but is a necessary when running SMF, WOWBB or PHPBB3 integrations. You must set the forum cookie name or you will never be allowed to login to your Photopost Products. This is because none of these products use cookie prefix to make unique cookie names instead they use an absolute cookie name you make up either defined in the config file or admin area. Your cookie names must match between the forum and photopost product so this must be entered correctly on install.

I hope the following assists you when setting up your photopost product and saves you some time having to post for assistance.

What’s Most Important to You?

November 3rd, 2007

Having been developed over the past 6 years, PhotoPost is a very feature-packed and stable photo gallery.  We’re constantly working to develop new features, improve performance, and keep PhotoPost updated with the latest changes to vBulletin and other forum apps, but we want to know what’s most important to you.  Is there a specific feature that you’d like to see added?  Is maximizing performance most important?  Would you like to see further enhanced integrations with vBulletin either for Pro or vBGallery?   Feel free to comment here or drop us a line via the contact form.

Tip: Show Random Photos Anywhere

October 12th, 2007
  • It’s easy to show random photo uploads from your PhotoPost gallery anywhere on your site. This thread has the details, skip to the end for the latest, and the PHP code snippet for random photos is:
<?php
$host   = 'localhost';
$dbUser = 'root';
$dbPass = 'database-password';
$db = 'database-name';
mysql_connect("$host", "$dbUser", "$dbPass") or die(mysql_error());
mysql_select_db("$db") or die(mysql_error());

$result = mysql_query("SELECT id,cat,bigimage FROM pp_photos order by rand() LIMIT 1" ) or die(mysql_error());
while($row = mysql_fetch_array( $result )) {
print "<a href="/photos/showphoto.php/photo/" . $row['id'] . ""><img src="/photos/data/" . $row['cat'] . "/thumbs/" .  $row['bigimage'] . ""></a>";
}
?>

vBGallery to PhotoPost Pro Import Script

September 30th, 2007

PhotoPost Developer Chuck S. has written a vBGallery to PhotoPost Pro import script. Please be sure to backup your gallery database before performing the import.

There is also a PhotoPost Pro to vBGallery import script available, written by developer Zachariah.