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Fatal error EE::clean() - Discussion Forum

Fatal error: Call to undefined method EE::clean() in /system/expressionengine/modules/forum/mod.forum_core.php on line 6427 $temp['answer'] = ee('Security/XSS')->clean($val); Any pointers? Using:...
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Forum Language Text

With EE if you install more than language pack, once you are logged in as user it will use the text messages from your specific language preference. But does someone know how to force EE to use a ...
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ExpressionEngine 3.5.7 Forum CSS

I have installed the forum and created a custom child forum that I could modify. I got it all setup when someone is logged in but if a user logs out everything in the tags goes away. While logged in ...
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Discussion Forum v3.1.21 on EE v2.11.7 - users cannot unsubscribe from threads

When a user tries to unsubscribe from a thread they get the following message... The following errors were encountered You are not authorized to perform this action It does this whether you are a ...
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Discussion Forum

Is there any way to make the discussion forum have better clean URLs? At the moment it defaults to /forum/viewforum/7/, but it would be nice to have something like /forum/viewforum/expressionengine/...
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Redirect after forum log-in when site_url is protocol agnostic

I have stumbled across an issue with the forum module whereby if you have a site_url specified in config as protocol agnostic, i.e. minus http: or https: then the redirect after forum log-in always ...
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Member List Pagination Not Working

Pagination links appear as expected and urls are fine, however the results dont change depending on which pagination page you are on.
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How to get forum for EE v2.10.1

I am using EE v2.10.1 licence & need to add the forum addon but did not get any option as default. I also have EE v3.0.4. Pleas advise. Thanks
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Notifying member list for new topic in forum

Is there any way to change the recipients of the 'Admin Notification of New Entries' email template without making all the recipients admins?
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Forum Subscribe - Multiple Boards

Forum subscribe is only displaying my first board, I have another board but for some reason it does not output the forums for that one. Anyone know how i can target the second board?
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Discussion Forum Theme is stuck on Default

Even though I have changed the default theme to something else, for me and me only, it is stuck on the old theme. When I log in as another member, I see the new forum theme, but as soon as I switch ...
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ee forum + Scaffold vs non-ee forum software

I am intending to have a separate section of a hugh(000's threads) discussion forum for my website but have a dilemma. Either I purchase/free download a non-ee reputable forum software such as 'ip....
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Vote up or 'Like' Post/Reply

How would i go about introducing some sort of 'like post' feature in EE's discussion forum. Something similar to Solspace's 'Rating' module would be great, is it possible to use this with discussion ...
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Discussion Forum Email Templates HTML

I have changed Default Mail Format to HTML in email configuration but when I get email notifcations via the Discussion Forum it still contains HTML tags . e.g., <p> Anyone any idea?
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Discussion Forum - Deleting Posts

Can non moderators delete their own posts? I cant seem to delete my own posts when logged in as one of my member groups. Is this normal or is there a member preference of sorts that i need to tweak?
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Error Message After Forum Install

Has anyone seen this error while going to browse their EE forum. I just downloaded the latest EE Forum 3.1.19 and I am running EE 2.9.3. The issue is this message. Fatal error: Call to undefined ...
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XSS cleaning for discussion forum module

How do I clean a discussion forum post from XSS attacks in EE? A bit of background, I'm using the EE discussion module and I've dropped in ckeditor so the user can easily embed youtube/vimeo videos ...
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New posting notification for certain member group

We have a developed a new academic forum on our site and would like to generate an email to the academic members alerting them that a new posting has been made. I realise that Administrators and ...
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Third party Forum Integration

Since the EllisLab Discussion Forum addon is not really actively maintained, and basically one needs to buy the Scaffold theme in addition, to make it a bit 2014-ish ($140 total costs), it seems like ...
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Can I turn off Discussion Forum Administrator notifications?

I'm set as the Administrator on a client's discussion forum. Certain employees are set as moderators and receive email notifications. I don't want to receive the notifications as the administrator. ...
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Unable to post in forum module running on localhost

I have the same problem as this thread: Why can't I post topics on a Forum? Disabling the htaccess file works, but then I have index.php back in all my urls. Any idea of the cause of this and a ...
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Discussion Forum throwing error when trying to view

I just installed the Discussion forum module on a local site and have been going through the docs setting it up. When I try to view it on the front-end I get the error below..any ideas? Fatal error: ...
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Block bad words in Discussion Forum

Is there any way if we can block bad words from submitting forum thread. I checked with EE's native module Blacklist/White but seems it works if any blacklisted URL (or its part) is being submitted. ...
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Forum module : can i load the forum into an iframe?

How can I go about making the forum load into an iframe so I can maintain the main site's header and footer sections?
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Discussion Forum 3.1.15 - This form has expired

I'm on EE 2.8.1 and Discussion Forum 3.1.15 and when I try unsubscribe from forum threads I get this error message: This form has expired. Please refresh and try again. I tried to updated the config....
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Slow search in Discussion Forum

I 'm using Discussion Forum having millions of posts due to which search in forum in much slow. Could anyone please share a way to optimize the forum search. Thanks,
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Discussion Forum can't find a few includes

I have undertaken the arduous task of skinning the discussion forum. I have almost completed it, but can't figure out where a few things are stored. In the localization settings page, where are the ...
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Expression Engine Forum Alternating Classes

Reading the expression engine forum display forum topics There is no count variable. I want to alternate classes for each result so it can have different background colors. There is no other property ...
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Can't get Discussion Form Update to run

I'm attempting to upgrade my EE Discussion Form Module from version 3.1.8 to 3.1.14 in my EE 2.7.3 environment. I followed the upgrade instructions, but when I access the Add-ons > Modules > ...
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Discussion Forum - Are template tags available for it?

Based on the documentation, {exp:forum} is available to show the forum in the templates. But the problem here is that I want the forums to conform to the look and feel of my site. Are there tags ...
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Moderate first forum post only

I'm looking to require the first forum post of a member to be moderated before it goes live but then allow all subsequent posts to post automatically. Is this possible?
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Username field validation on registration form

I have absolutely zero experience with Expression Engine but I've been given a task to fix a validation on a registration form. There's a username field that is supposed to validate as email address ...
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Create new template in Discussion Forum theme

I am working on customizing the theme of EE Discussion Forum and some of pages need to add/remove sections. For which I would like to create new template and include within appropriate template like {...
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What version of Expression Engine is required for the Discussion Forum module?

Can you please tell me if the Discussion Forum Module will run on Expression Engine version 2.3.0?
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Forum email url & login redirect

I have a site that is using the forum module. Although the forum is password protected itself, members must be logged in to the website using a custom template before they can access the forum. When ...
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Integrating forums into site templates?

Ive read the EE documentation, and utilized other "solutions" for getting the forum to work at segment 2, but nothing seems to work - all result in a server error 500 page. When set to default (...
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Displaying Recent Forum Topics last_author avatar

On our home page we have a list of the latest forum entries - see http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/modules/forum/recent_forum_topics.html. The only thing that is missing is the ...
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Installing Forum 3.1.12 on EE 2.5.5 - ERROR

Trying to do an install of the Discussion Forum on EE 2.5.5 and got this error Fatal error: Call to undefined function ee() in /(Path Here)/expressionengine/modules/forum/upd.forum.php on line 151 ...
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Build a forum? Or buy forum addon? What about blog?

How simple is it to build a basic forum in EE? I assume Categories can be used for forum categories. Then create a channel "Forum Topics" with a "Message" field. Then perhaps use the Comment addon so ...
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Extending the EE Discussion Module

I have a future project that I am working on quoting and they have a need for a pretty active community forum. I would love to be able to use the EE Discussion Module but would have a few things that ...
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Can the discussion forum registration display custom fields?

I'm using the Forum Module on a client site. I want to add two custom member fields to the registration form. Does anyone know if this is possible? The theme template has a tag for custom fields, but ...
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parsing public_custom_profile_fields in discussion forum

Expressionengine 2.5.5 and Discussion Forums 3.1.10 How do i pass public_custom_profile_fields in forum_thread.html section of the forum. i have tried placing {custom_profile_fields} in ...
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image re-sizing in Expressionengine Discussion Forums

I am using ExpressionEngine 2.5.5 and Discussion Forum 3.1.10. Issue i am having it will not re-size photos when my members post them as Image Links, it works in Chrome browser but it will not work ...
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Grab logged_in user info in PHP template and assign variables

can you help me writing this lines of code for grab in a EE template the information about a logged_in user, using php. I'm using Vanilla Forum, and i want to use the JsConnect to pass the logged_in ...
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LikEE js wont work in the following

I came up with this odd issue. If i surf around my forum as usual, LikEE works, but when i come from outside of the site, or click internal links in forums, this wont work: {exp:likee:js skip_jquery="...
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Moving threads from forum to another

There is no way to native movement of forum posts from board 1 to board 2. Has someone came up in any kind of solution for to do this? I'm about to close one of my forums, and was wondering that do ...
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Forum attachment real path, anyone knows?

im trying to do something with Exif infos but using the {attach_image_url} isnt the right path, because ExpressionEngine generates something else than actual file name and location to it. So, what i ...
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VZ Exif - has someone used this on forums?

I have been searching for solution to show EXIF infos on images on my forums. I found so far only VZ Exif that is EE2-ready, but didnt manage to make it work with forums, even that i run my forums via ...
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Is it Possible to Host Forum Avatars and Uploads on S3

Does anybody know of a method to override/alter EE's native avatar uploading functionality (without hacking core) to upload to S3? I've got a client site running on AWS' Elastic Beanstalk service, ...
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Discussion Module emails only going to last person to comment

I have a strange problem. We are using EE2.5.3 and Discussion Forum3.1.9. I also have Forum Subscribe2.3.2 installed. On our forums, if someone enters a new reply to a topic which has several people ...