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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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Why can't I post topics on a Forum?

I recently installed the forum module on a site (currently running ee 2.5.2) and while the installation and set up went fine, any attempts to preview or post topics simply reloads the topic form page ...
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Hide Category in Forum Breadcrumb

Is it possible to globaly hide the category-name in the Forum-Breadcrumb? {include:breadcrumb} includes the «Forum Home», Category, Forum and Title — but I wan't to get rid of the category. What do I ...
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How to parse EE tag in Forums template?

EE tag in Forum template What I need is to use my custom EE plugin in to Forum header template: themes/forum_themes/default/forum_global/html_header.html I see that Forum template are processed by ...
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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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Forum users report being logged out even after checking 'keep logged in'

We are currently running EE 2.5.2 and using the Discussion Forum Module (3.1.8). We have several users who report that they are logged out even when they have checked the 'keep logged in' option. We'...
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EE 2.5.5 Discussion Forum char limit > 99999

The Discussion Forum forum management max char limit for a post is 99999. Is it possible to significantly increase this?
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Should error notifications work in Forum module in EE 1.6.9?

We have a legacy site running EE 1.6.9, and the Forum module 2.1.0. (Upgrading is not an option due to changes needed in dozens of templates.) We have just noticed that when running the forum ...
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Possible idea why the smileys window for forum module shows homepage?

having an issue with the {path:smileys} tag in the submission form.html in the Forum module not showing the smileys in the popup window, but showing the entire homepage within the popup. i've checked ...
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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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Multilingual Discussion Forum - how to set default language

I'm building out a multilingual site (English and French) with a discussion forum. The multilingual aspect of the site is being powered by Transcribe and is working great. I'm in the middle of ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Restricting access to forum to logged-in members area

I have a client who's site has a password protected member section. There is also a forum built using the Forum Module. The client wants the forum to be protected like the rest of the member area as ...
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Moving a forum from development to production

I've been working on a forum locally and I'm wanting to move it to the live server. I've exported all the db tables and then imported into the live site and added a row to the modules table. I can ...
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Why does the word Signature appear in Forum responses?

I am setting up a Forum for a client (running EE 2.5.5) and have Signatures enabled, however, whenever anyone posts a reply the signature shows up like this: Signature Mark Twain CIO I checked the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How do I increase the attachment size limitation and formats in Forums?

I am working with Forums 3.1.9 on EE 2.5.5 and have run into some limitations that should be modifiable. Attachment file size: I see this note: Attachments Max Size: 75KB How can I increase ...
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EE 2.5.5 Discussion Forum banner customization

I'd like to have the flag banner in our Expressionengine Discussion Forum appear only on the forum homepage. I'm taking a college php class but we haven't gotten far enough for me to know how to ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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What Forum Template do I modify to display Smileys?

I am working through the tangled web that is the EE Forum templates in search of the correct template for adding a link to the emoticons (smileys). So far I am coming up empty handed. Anyone with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...