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[7.x-7.5.8] Better Admin Footer #320572
07/21/2014 11:45 PM
07/21/2014 11:45 PM
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isaac Offline OP

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isaac  Offline OP

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A Better Admin Footer

Stock appearance in UBB.Threads 7.5.9


About:
This is a very simple html update to the admin section's footer which replaces the forwarding (and tracking/logging of directme.cgi) links from the stock admin section to direct links of the ubbcentral.com support sites. This edit adds direct links for useful resources, such as the UBB.Central Forums, UBBWiki, and UBB.Dev. And finally, this edit also opens the links in a "_blank" tab, rather than the current one. It also synchronizes the 'powered by' text presentation with that of your user forums.

Screenshot:
[Linked Image]
top: before, bottom: after.

In templates/default/admin/admin_footer.tmpl
Find:

Code
<tr>
	<td colspan="3" id="footer">
		<span>
			<a href="http://www.ubbcentral.com/" class="u_footer_links">UBBCentral.com</a> |
			<a href="http://www.ubbcentral.com/cgi-bin/directme.cgi?to=threadsmembers" class="u_footer_links">UBB.threads&trade; Member Area </a> |
			<a href="http://www.ubbcentral.com/cgi-bin/directme.cgi?to=threadssupport" class="u_footer_links">Documents &amp; Support</a> |
			<span>Powered by UBB.threads&trade; $VERSION</span>
		</span>
	</td>
</tr>


Replace With:
Code
<tr>
	<td colspan="3" id="footer">
		<span>
			<a href="http://www.ubbcentral.com/support.php" target="_blank" class="u_footer_links">Documents &amp; Support</a> |
			<a href="http://www.ubbcentral.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/forum_summary" target="_blank" class="u_footer_links">Community Forums</a> |
			<a href="http://www.ubbcentral.com/members/members.php" target="_blank" class="u_footer_links">Member Area </a> |
			<a href="http://www.ubbwiki.com/" target="_blank" class="u_footer_links">UBB.Wiki</a> |
			<a href="https://www.ubbdev.com/" target="_blank" class="u_footer_links">UBB.Dev</a><br />
			<a href="http://www.ubbcentral.com/" target="_blank" class="u_footer_links">Powered by UBB.threads&#8482; PHP Forum Software $VERSION</a>
		</span>
	</td>
</tr>

Attached Files
admin-footer759.PNG (46 downloads)

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Re: [7.x] Better Admin Footer [Re: isaac] #320573
07/22/2014 4:29 AM
07/22/2014 4:29 AM
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 87
Issaquah, WA
Bill B Offline
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Good one... thanks for the update. I added it to my site.


Bill Barker
Issaquah, Wa
Re: [7.x] Better Admin Footer [Re: isaac] #320574
07/24/2014 8:02 PM
07/24/2014 8:02 PM
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Posts: 21,084
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Re: [7.x] Better Admin Footer [Re: isaac] #320658
01/24/2015 4:32 PM
01/24/2015 4:32 PM
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Posts: 949
California
isaac Offline OP

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isaac  Offline OP

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Joined: Jul 2001
Posts: 949
California
Updated the code and screenshot to coincide a 7.5.8 (and prior 7.x version) install with UBB.threads 7.5.9.


isaac @ id242.com // my forum @ CelicaHobby.com
a current developer of UBB.threads php forum software // 7.7.1 Released

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