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04-11-2012, 09:06 PM
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We are very happy to announce that our first public beta of vBFoster 1.5 is released, It has been done in the latest current alpha version 39, We will update it once any new version is released.

Features Quick Overview :

Advanced editor in quick reply
New buttons has been added to the new content editor
Automatic Content Tagger
Hide Links From Guests
More Spam Management

Check Post Text For Links
Posts Count
Joining Date

Announcement Content :

Advanced editor in quick reply
Automatic Content Tagger
Hide Links From Guests
More Spam Management
Download vBFoster 1.5 Lite

vBFoster Advanced Editor

Continuing the series of advanced editors that has been done for all of the vBulletin versions :

For vBulletin 4 "The old editor" : http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=232730
For vBulletin 4 "CKEditor" : http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=264219

Here's the new version of my advanced editor, Which is for sure a part of vBFoster© However the management of UltimateScheme, Ltd. Decided to make the advanced editor for free with the vBFoster versions for vBulletin 5 powered forums.


Text Styles
Content Templates
Page Break
SCAYT (Spell Check As You Type)
Inserting Special Characters

More buttons will be added to the vBFoster Full version.


After more than 5 versions of vBFoster Advanced editor for all of vBulletin versions, We know how you want the editor to look like, We've re-organized the editor for only 2 rows instead of 3

Automatic Thread Tagger

This is a new feature in vBFoster 1.5, The first vBulletin 5 connect auto tagger, vBFoster auto tagger will automatically generate the tags from the content title, It's also will work in the background to update the old content in your forum, And generate the tags for all of your old content, Don't worry you don't have to run any scripts to generate the old content tags it will do all of this for you in the background.

Hide Links From Guests

We decided to merge some of our separated free hide links mods into vBFoster lite version, vBFoster lite version is currently has the ability to hide links from guests however vBFoster full version will get much much more options : http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=228228 And first post content hider http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showthread.php?t=230218

More Spam Management

As we are always looking to extend the ways to secure your forum from the spammers, vBFoster 1.5 lite has a great built-in features will help you to protect your forum from spammers, Let's take a look http://localhost/420/images/smilies/smile.png

Spam Manager - Check Post Text For Links

This feature will check if this member has no posts before and he's trying to create a new thread that contains a links to another site, These threads will be un-approved until revising from a supervisor.

Spam Manager - Posts Count

This feature will make any thread un-approved that is made by any member who has no posts whether if this thread contains a links or not, Any thread will be un-approved until a supervisor revising this thread and approve it.

Spam Manager - Joining Date

Another feature that will check the joining date of this member, If it was today and he's trying today to create a new thread, Every thread in this day will never be published until a revising from the forum supervisor and approving it.

You can download vBFoster from attachments, Please follow the instructions below to install this modification :

1- Extract vBFoster_1.5_Lite.zip
2- Upload all of the "Upload" folder content to your "root" vBulletin installation.
3- Import the xml product from admincp (I disabled the auto install)

Updates :

- Fixing the admincp issues "We are still need a live forum so we can check it closely"


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