vBDonate

Add the ability to easily receive real money donations to the site from your members.

vBDonate is a professional donation mod, allowing administrators to accept donations from PayPal (with more payment options to possibly come).

vBDonate is the ideal product to accept donations from your members to help with the ever increasing costs of running your site.

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vBDonate is a professional donation mod, allowing administrators accept donations/contributions to their sites from the members.

vBDonate is the ideal product to add to your site to accept donations/contributions.
Major Features

Auto Confirming (PRO Only): Donations will auto confirm from PayPal once the donation has actually been processed through PayPal's system Pro Only.

PayPal Testing Environment: Ability to set the donation system to a testing environment via PayPal's SandBox mode.

Marquee Block: A fully customizable marquee block can be placed just about anywhere on your site.

Payment Options: Administrators can set donation amounts to Custom, Suggested, or Suggested and Custom.

Contribution Options: Users can donate anonymously and/or have their donation amounts undisclosed, if set in the ACP.

Interactive Donation List Page: Administrators can confirm, unconfirm, and edit donations from the contribution list page

Donation Goal Bar: A donation goal bar can be placed just about anywhere on your site.

Donator Page: Donators will be able to view a "My Contributions" page which will list only their donations.

Donation Listings Pages: vBDonate admins can view unconfirmed, anonymous and undisclosed donations on separate pages.

Awards System (PRO Only): The Pro version comes with a awards system, to show a award in the postbit of users that donated.

Import Donations (PRO Only): The Pro version comes with a importer to import donations from VSA or AWC donation mods.

vBAdvanced Modules (PRO Only): The Pro version comes with three different modules to use on your vBAdvanced pages.

vBulletin Versions: Compatible with vB versions 4.1.x and 4.2.x


Complete Feature List

Lite Features

  • StyleVars
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the border attributes in the donation list.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the color of the donation bar donated goal amount.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the color of the donation bar remaining goal amount.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the border attributes of the donation bar border.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the color of the contribution list link on the sub-navbar.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the color of the un-confirmed contributions on the unconfirmed contributions list page.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the color of the donation bar donated goal amount on the sideblocks.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the color of the donation bar remaining goal amount on the sideblocks.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the border attributes of the donations bar border on the sideblocks.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the background image shown in the postbit control area for the Contribute link.
    • Has a stylevar to control the border attributes around the fieldset in the postbit block.
    • Has a stylevar to control the color of the legend text in the postbit, as vB had this hard coded to black.
    • Has a stylevar to fix the layout on the donations list pages if you allow anonymous contributions and or undisclosed contributions for styles with smaller widths.

  • General Settings
    • Option to toggle plugin on or off.
    • Option to disable the donation system temporarily.
    • Option to set usergroup permissions to which groups can act as vBDonate administrators.
    • Ability to change the reason for turning the modification off temporarily. (Shown to a user if the system is disabled)
    • Option to display the product version or not.
    • Option to remove the Hivelocity from footer.
    • Option to remove the DBTech branding, if you purchased a branding free key for the product.
    • Ability to select which usergroups can "NOT" use the donation system.
    • Ability to change the message if a user who is in a group not allowed to use the donation system.
    • Ability to change the data format M-D-Y or D-M-Y.
    • Option to disable showing the contribution menu on the sub-navbar.
    • Option to disable showing the donate navtab on the navbar. (Only works with vB versions 4.1.x not 4.2)
    • Option to show the donate navtab on the second navbar if you have vBNavTabs Pro. (Only works with vB versions 4.1.x not 4.2)
    • Ability to enable BB codes in subheader text.
    • Ability to change the text in the subheader.
    • Ability to change the subheader height.
    • Option to show PayPal image on the donation block (non verified accounts).
    • Ability to change PayPal image on the donation block (non verified accounts).
    • Option to show Verified PayPal image on the donation block (verified accounts).
    • Ability to change Verified PayPal image on the donation block (verified accounts).
    • Option to show smaller images on the vBDonate DashBoard.
    • Ability to easily change the General Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Ability to easily change the PayPal Payment Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Ability to easily change the Donator List Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Ability to easily change the Change Usergroups Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Ability to easily change the Send PM Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Ability to easily change the Donation Bar Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Ability to easily change the SideBlock Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Ability to easily change the PostBit Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Option to show image instead of Submit Button on the donation page.
    • Ability to easily change the image shown on the donation page.
    • Ability to change the marquee block header text.
    • Ability to change the marquee message text.
    • Ability to change the marquee message color.
    • Ability to change the marquee message background.
    • Ability to change the marquee message text size.
    • Ability to change the marquee message scroll speed.
    • Option to enable start/stop buttons to the marquee that users can click on to start/stop the scrolling.
    • Ability to show the marquee block above the contribution list.
    • Ability to show the marquee block above the contribute block.
    • Ability to show the marquee block above the goal meter.
    • Ability to show the marquee block above the users contribution list.
    • Option to enter the directory of your admincp.
    • Ability to turn off the edit icons next to some block elements.
    • Ability to set pre-define subjects for users to pick from when using the vBDonate Contact Us form.
    • Option to show or not show a contributions benefits block on the contribution page.
    • Ability to enter the benefits a contributor will get by contributing to the site.

  • PayPal - Payment Settings
    • Ability to set your PayPay E-Mail.
    • Option to enable PayPal SandBox Testing.
    • Ability to set your PayPay SandBox E-Mail.
    • Ability to choose from three different donation amount types, Suggested Only, Suggested and Custom or Custom Only.
    • Ability to set the suggested donation amounts to your choosing.
    • Ability to choose the currency type you want donated (choose between 22 different types) only one type allowed.
    • Ability to set the minimum amount you will take as a donation, for Custom Donations.
    • Option to have the PayPal donation screen open in a new window in the browser.
    • Option to display accepted payment types with their respective images, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal.
    • Option to turn on or off anonymous contributions.
    • Ability to set which usergroups can make anonymous contributions.
    • Option to turn on or off undisclosed contributions.
    • Ability to set which usergroups can make undisclosed contributions.

  • Donator List Settings
    • Ability to change the results per page to show on the donation list.
    • Ability to select which usergroups can see the donation list.
    • Ability to show three different configurations for donation statistics, Don't Show, Total Donations Only or Total Donations and Amount.
    • Option to show donation amounts of each donor, on the donation list, to usergroups who can view the donation list.
    • Option to show donations list link on the Quick Links menu, Community menu or both.
    • Ability to change the message shown to a user who is in a group not allowed to see the donation list.
    • Option to enable / disable a right border on the donation list.
    • Option to enable / disable a top border on the donation list.
    • Ability to change the default listing of donations between ascending or descending.
    • Option to show the actual donation id number on the donation list.
    • A option to be able to turn off the Back To Top button on the donation lists pages.

  • Change Usergroup Settings
    • Option to enable usergroup change upon donating.
    • Ability to set the usergroup to switch the donator to.
    • Option to add the user to a usergroup (additional usergroups) or change the user to a usergroup (primary usergroup).
    • Option to change the users display group upon donating.
    • Option to change the users title, the user title is what is displayed below the user's name like in the postbit.
    • Ability to set what the donators user title will be.
    • Ability to set which usergroups are excluded from usergroup changes.
    • Ability to set which usergroups are excluded from adding to usergroups

  • Send PM Settings
    • Option to enable the PM system.
    • Ability to set which user sends the PM's.
    • Option to send a PM to a user after donating.
    • Option to send a PM to a user after the donation is confirmed.
    • Option to send a PM to a user if you manually added the donation.
    • Option to send a PM to staff members upon someone donating.
    • Ability to choose which staff members receive the PM's.

  • Donation Bar Settings
    • Option to enable the donation bar.
    • Ability to enter your donation goal amount.
    • Ability to have the goal reset Monthly or Yearly.
    • Ability to show the goal amount on the donation bar or just a percentage.
    • Option to have a message display below the donation bar.
    • Ability to change the text shown below the donation bar.
    • Ability to set the width of the donation goal block.
    • Ability to center the donation goal block on the page if it is set smaller than 100%.
    • Ability to change the donation bar height.
    • Ability to change the donation bar width.
    • Ability to set the THIS_SCRIPT locations to display the donation bar on.
    • Ability to choose one of three different locations to display the donation bar on.
    • Ability to change the text position of the text on the donation goal block (center, left).
    • Option to show a Contribute image instead of Contribute Now text on the donation goal block.
    • Option to switch the Contribute Now text or Contribute image from above the bar to below the Donate Bar Note Text.
    • Ability to easily change the Contribute image shown on the Donation block.
    • Option to hide the admin menu found in the donation bar header dropdown.
    • Option to display a welcome message with the users current time and date below the goal meter.
    • Option to be able to display the time as 24 hour format (e.g., 18:06:40), or standard format (e.g., 6:06:40 PM).
    • Option to display accepted payment types with their respective images, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal.
    • Option to be able to show everything in the goal block one background color.
    • Option to be able to show the total contributions to the site above the goal meter.
    • Option to be able to show a countdown timer to goal above the goal meter.
    • Option to set the date for the countdown timer.

  • Side Block Settings
    • Option to turn Forum sideblocks on or off.
    • Option to select which usergroups see the sideblocks.
    • Option to fix broken display issues with sideblocks that some skins seem to have, so far it's only BP skins.
    • Option to show PayPal verified image or non PayPal verified image in Forum sideBlock.
    • Ability to easily change the verified PayPal image shown on the Forum sideBlock.
    • Ability to easily change the non verified PayPal image shown on the Forum sideBlock.
    • Option to show a goal meter on the sideblocks.
    • Option to change the currency display on the sideblock to a symbol in front of the amount.
    • Ability to easily change what symbol shown in front of the amount donated on the sideblock.
    • Ability to set the character limit for usernames in the sideblocks.
    • Option to display accepted payment types with their respective images, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, PayPal.
    • Option to remove the radius on the goal meter for the contributed amount on the sideblock.
    • Option to replace the Contribute Now text with a image on the sideblock.
    • Ability to easily change the contribute now image shown on the Forum sideBlock.
    • Option to be able to show a countdown timer to goal below the goal meter on the forum sideblocks.

  • Postbit Settings
    • Option to show a donate block in the postbit.
    • Ability to easily change the image in the postbit block.
    • Option to show the postbit block on the first post only.
    • Eight different locations to choose from in the postbit to display the block.
    • Ability to set which usergroups see the donate postbit block.
    • Ability to easily change the postbit header title.
    • Ability to easily change the postbit message.
    • Ability to easily change the text to display it showing the postbit info in the control area of the postbit.
    • Ability to easily change the width of the donate block if it is shown in the signature area of the postbit.
    • Option to be able to toggle on / off the updating of user ranks after a contributors contributions is confirmed (only works if you add or change the contributors usergroups).
    • Ability to set the path to your contributor group rank.



Pro Additional Features

  • StyleVars
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the color of the banner block background.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the border of the banner block.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the height of the banner.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the width of the banner.
    • Has a stylevar, so you can change the file location of the rotating banner images.

  • General Settings
    • Option to show a Additional block about Verified accounts.
    • Ability to change text shown on the Verified block header.
    • Ability to easily change the verified image shown on the Verified block header.
    • Ability to change text shown on the Verified block sub-header.
    • Ability to easily change the Change Rotating Banner Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.
    • Ability to easily change the Sliding Banner Settings image shown on the vBDonate DashBoard in the ACP.

  • PayPal - Payment Settings
    • Option to have a image show on the PayPal payment screen.
    • Ability to easily change the image show on the PayPal donation screen.

  • Donator List Settings
    • Option to be able to show contributions as net amount (the amount you got after PayPal fees) or gross amount (the amount the user actually sent through PayPal), this will show everywhere the contribution amounts are shown now.

  • SideBlock Settings
    • Ability to turn off jquery on the vBadvanced donation module if it causes issues with other mods already running jquery on the vBAdv page.
    • Ability to set which version of jquery you would like to run if you have it enabled on the vBadvanced donate module.
    • Option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to be able to show a countdown timer to goal below the goal meter on the vBAdvanced Module.

  • Postbit Settings
    • Ability to show the donate postbit info on different usergroups postbit, so you can select it to only show on Admin postbit, or any usergroups you have.
    • Ability to show the donate postbit info on one specific user.
    • Option to enable or disable awards from showing in the postbit of users who contributed.
    • Ability to set the image to display in the users postbit if they contributed.
    • Ability to turn off automatic deployment of the award in the postbit, so you can add it anywhere via a template edit.
    • Ability to center the award in the postbit.
    • Option to be able to show a users contribution stats.
    • Option to be able to select where in the postbit to display the users contribution stats.

  • Send PM Settings
    • Option to send a pm to staff, if a contribution has been auto confirmed.

  • Rotating Banner Settings
    • Option to show rotating banner, image changes every time the page is refreshed.
    • Option to change the default banner size for fixed skins and smaller screen resolutions.
    • Ability to set the THIS_SCRIPT locations to display the rotating banner on.
    • Ability to choose one of three different locations to display the rotating banner on.
    • Ability to choose which usergroups can not view the rotating banners.
    • Option to have a new page open in the browser if a user clicks on the banner, which redirects them to the donate page.
    • Ability to change the text shown when a user hovers over the banner.
    • Option to show a sliding banner, image will change via javascript, on a determined amount of time.
    • Option to have jQuery load or not, as to not cause conflicts with other mods.
    • Ability to set the jQuery Version.
    • Ability to set the sliding banner display time, how long you want the image to show before another one is loaded.

  • Slider Banners
    • Ability to change if the image shows on the CMS page from the main content page.
    • Ability to change if the image shows on the Forum pages from the main content page.
    • Ability to toggle each images active status from the main content page.
    • Ability to click on edit to change each existing image.
    • Ability to delete each image from the main content page.
    • Ability to set the each banners title on the create content page.
    • Ability to add each banners url on the create content page.
    • Option to have the image show on the CMS page on the create content page.
    • Option to have the image show on the Forum page on the create content page.
    • Option to set the image active on the create content page.

  • Auto Post Settings
    • Ability to enable/disable the thread/post system.
    • Option to choose to post as a new thread or a reply to a post.
    • Option to enter the ID of the person making the post.
    • Option for the thread/post to count towards the posters postcount or not.
    • Ability to select which forum the new thread should be posted in.
    • Option to set the thread id if you choose to post as a reply to a post.
    • Option to set the post id if you choose to post as a reply to a post.
    • Option to set the thread as open or closed if you choose to post as a new thread.
    • Option to enter which post icons to use.
    • Option to set as sticky if you choose to post as a new thread.
    • Ten different options to enter the thread/post title for the system to randomly use.
    • Ten different options to enter the thread/post content for the system to randomly use.

  • Importer
    • Ability to import donations from VSA donation system.
    • Ability to import donations from AWC donation system.

  • Awards Utility
    • Ability recalculate all users awards based upon them having a confirmed contribution.
    • Ability to reset user awards, so no users have them.

  • Download Contributions CSV File
    • Ability to download confirmed contributions as a CSV file.
    • Ability to download unconfirmed contributions as a CSV file.
    • Ability to download anonymous contributions as a CSV file.
    • Ability to download undisclosed contributions as a CSV file.
    • Ability to download test contributions as a CSV file.
This mod displays a copyright notification in the footer of all pages which includes:
  • 1 Link to DragonByte Technologies homepage
  • 1 Link to Product Description page of this modification
  • 1 Link to Hivelocity Hosting (Lite Version only, removable via a vBulletin Option)
  • v1.4.8 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Change: Extended the countdown options
  • v1.4.7pl1 - 22nd September 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: Auto Thread Posting error
    Fixed: Version number settings
  • 1.4.7 - 11th August 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: Bad image links in the Lite version Admin Dashboard area
    Fixed: Number formatting for total amount received on the main donation bar
    Fixed: Redirect Error when returning from PayPal
    Fixed: Incorrect links in one phrase
    Feature: Setting to allow for changing the the amount separator for values that can be donated to allow for using a comma ',' as a decimal separator for various languages in the language settings
  • 1.4.5 Patch Level 3 - 20th January 2014, 23:00
    Fixed: PHP Error for missing file that would occur under some rare occasions
    Fixed: MySQL error on user rank promotion after confirming donations
  • v1.4.5pl2 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Fixed an error when updating a usergroups usergroup settings from the front end interface.
  • v1.4.5 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Fixed some errors on the My contributions page that showed up in v1.4.4
  • v1.4.4 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Sorted a issue when viewing My Contributions List that if the user was not a member who could view the Contributions List, they would see that tab.

    Also fixed a display issue on the My Contributions List page.
  • v1.4.3 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Added missing affiliate settings in vBoptions.
  • v1.4.2 - 2nd February 2013, 03:03
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: A issue in PRO when you would update user awards, it would give users that had un confirmed donations a award.
  • v1.4.1 - 11th January 2013, 21:21
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: Hotfixed 24th Nov a issue with the donation page showing up double when viewing, vbdonate.php?do=donate. (Lite and Pro)
    Fixed: Hotfixed 26th Nov a issue that if you were displaying donation amounts as net, they were not showing up in the forum sideblocks. (Pro)
    Fixed: A issue with some sites not showing the dates correctly if they changed the Locale in Language Manager. (Lite And Pro)
    Fixed: A issue with some sites not being able to fully import the product. (Lite and Pro)


    Changes To Existing Features:
    Changed: Some of the code in the files to accommodate the above changes.
    Changed: Some of the code in the templates to accommodate the above changes.
    Changed: The display of the dates on the contribution lists, it now displays what you have set in Format For Date in ACP / Date and Time Options
  • v1.4.0 - 23rd November 2012, 19:23
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: Hotfixed 13th Oct a issue with a red box showing up on the forums and getting a error when you try to open your pm's.
    Fixed: Hotfixed 13th Oct a issue where on the vBAdvanced page you may get warnings like, Warning: explode() expects parameter 2 to be string (bla bla bla).
    Fixed: Hotfixed 14th Oct a issue where the marquee would not show on some sites.
    Fixed: Hotfixed 19th Oct a issue with lite users possibly getting emails from paypal like so, Please check your server that handles PayPal Instant Payment Notifications (IPN).
    Fixed: Hotfixed 19th Oct a issue with lite users when you would confirm donations and change or add groups it would move users in the ignored groups.
    Fixed: Hotfixed 5th Nov a issue with lite users that had a un cached template that was not even in the product.
    Fixed: A issue with the donate block not showing in the postbit. (Lite)
    Fixed: A issue with users in usergroups not allowed to use vBDonate were able to see the banners. (Pro)
    Fixed: A issue with the back to top button causing the sliding banners not to show on the contributions list pages. (Pro)


    Changes To Existing Features:
    Changed: Some of the code in the files to make the mod run more smoothly
    Changed: Added another row to the DashBoard to make room for the new setting group, Post Thread Settings. (PRO)
    Changed: Some of the code in the template for the donation page that would cause some anomalies on certain styles with certain option configurations.
    Changed: Some of the code in the template for the donation page so now the text above the dropdowns and the dropdowns will be centered.

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Lite
    Added: A option in the settings group Donation Bar Settings to be able to display the time as 24 hour format (e.g., 18:06:40), or standard format (e.g., 6:06:40 PM).

    Pro
    Added: A new vBAdvanced Module to be able to display the latest contributors.
    Added: A new vBAdvanced Module to be able to display the top contributors
    Added: Ability to auto post a new thread or a reply to a post when a new contribution is confirmed by PayPal, below is listed all the options to control it.

    • Ability to enable/disable the thread/post system.
    • Option to choose to post as a new thread or a reply to a post.
    • Option to enter the ID of the person making the post.
    • Option for the thread/post to count towards the posters postcount or not.
    • Ability to select which forum the new thread should be posted in.
    • Option to set the thread id if you choose to post as a reply to a post.
    • Option to set the post id if you choose to post as a reply to a post.
    • Option to set the thread as open or closed if you choose to post as a new thread.
    • Option to enter which post icons to use.
    • Option to set as sticky if you choose to post as a new thread.
    • Ten different options to enter the thread/post title for the system to randomly use.
    • Ten different options to enter the thread/post content for the system to randomly use.
  • v1.3.0 - 13th October 2012, 01:17
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: A issue with contribution amounts not showing as intended, ie: showing 10 instead of 10.00
    Fixed: A issue with the Back To Top button not showing on the donation lists pages, if you have 20 or more results per page set.
    Fixed: A issue with dates displaying as m-d-y or d-m-y if you are using a different Locale under Date / Time Formatting in the Language Manager.

    Changes To Existing Features:
    Changed: Some of the code in the vBAdvanced module, to be more custom style friendly. (Pro)
    Changed: The position of the contribute image if it is shown on the vBAdvanced Module. (Pro)
    Changed: The template used by vBAdvanced for the contributions module, I made it show from another template, so if changes are made in the template by me for a release, you won't have to re install the module again (after this time).(Pro)

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Lite
    Added: Popup boxes on the manually entering of contributions fields so if you don't use numbers you will be alerted text is not allowed.
    Added: A option in the settings group Donator List Options to be able to turn off the Back To Top button on the donation lists pages.
    Added: A option in the settings group Donation Bar Settings to be able to show everything in the goal block one background color.
    Added: A option in the settings group Donation Bar Settings to be able to show the total contributions to the site above the goal meter (should be expanded with dates later).
    Added: A option in the settings group Donation Bar Settings to be able to show a countdown timer to goal above the goal meter.
    Added: A option in the settings group Donation Bar Settings to set the date for the countdown timer.
    Added: A option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to be able to show a countdown timer to goal below the goal meter on the forum sideblocks.
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to set the path to your contributor group rank.
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to be able to toggle on / off the updating of user ranks after a contributors contributions is confirmed (only works if you add or change the contributors usergroups).

    Pro
    Added: A option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to be able to show a countdown timer to goal below the goal meter on the vBAdvanced Module.
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to be able to show a users contribution stats.
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to be able to select where in the postbit to display the users contribution stats.
    Added: A link in the ACP side menu to be able to download the donations as a CSV file from your database, by date range. Type of CSV downloads available, Confirmed Contributions, Unconfirmed Contributions, Anonymous Contributions, Undisclosed Contributions and Test Contributions.
    Added: A option in the settings group Donator List Options to be able to show contributions as net amount (the amount you got after PayPal fees) or gross amount (the amount the user actually sent through PayPal), this will show everywhere the contribution amounts are shown now.
  • v1.2.2 - 24th August 2012, 21:18
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: A issue where you would get a database error if you allowed custom amounts to be donated an a user inserted text instead of numbers, it will now throw up a popup, telling you "This Field Must Contain Numbers Only!!! (ie: ) 5 or 5.00" or what ever you specify in the phrase, and when you click on OK in the popup it clears the field.
    Fixed: A issue on the donation page, where it would have the entire page, or some block elements link back to the same page when you clicked on it.
    Fixed: A issue with the goal meter in the sideblocks or vBAdvanced module not showing properly if you reached 100% or more of your goal.

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Added: A option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to be able to disable jquery for the vBAdvanced Module. (Pro)
    Added: A option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to be able to set the version of jquery you want to run for the vBAdvanced Module. (Pro)
  • v1.2.1 - 17th August 2012, 21:53
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: Added phrases for the months, and am/pm that displayed on the welcome message, as they were hardcoded.
    Fixed: A issue with a error showing on the top of the contributions page that would affect some sites.
    Fixed: A issue where when enabling awards system on some sites, would result in a error going to view posts.
    Fixed: A issue with the text Anonymous not being spaced from the unknown.gif in the forum sideblocks, if some contributed anonymously.
    Fixed: (Hopefully for real this time ) A issue with contributors randomly not getting added to or moved to groups.
    Fixed: A issue with a missing border on the sideblock goal meter.
    Fixed: A issue with the footer link linking to the wrong product.
    Fixed: A issue with the radius on the vBAdvanced module goal meter, for the contributed amount, as it does not look good on some skins.
    Fixed: A issue if you have allowed undisclosed contributions, and a certain usergroup was not allowed, and a user contributed, it would insert the record in the database as undisclosed.
    Fixed: A issue with some sites running vBAdvanced, and displaying the goal meter in the module, and not displaying the main goal meter block on the vBCMS page, that would result in the footer being added to to the page where the main goal block would be displayed.
    Fixed: A error in the setting, Award Image Name under the group, PostBit Settings it used to read, Images need to be uploaded to the dbtech/vbdonate_pro/images/logo folder
    it should have read dbtech/vbdonate_pro/images/awards folder

    Changes To Existing Features:
    Changed: Removed the contribute now text or the contribute image on the Goal Block if it is displayed on the contribute page.
    Changed: The text size on the sideblocks for the contributors to now use the stylevar small_fontSize, this is done to be able to show longer usernames.
    Changed: The avatar size on the sideblocks to 20px, this is done to be able to show longer usernames.
    Changed: The link on the goal meter, so if a user is not logged in and they click on Unregistered on the line "Welcome Back, Unregistered" it will direct them to the register page. (For some reason this was not added in the last release as reported. )

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Added: A back to Top button on the donation lists pages, if you have 20 or more results per page set.
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to set the width of the postbit donate block when displayed in the signature area.
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to be able to manually place the award any place in the postbit you wish, (requires template edit).
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to be able to center the award in the postbit.
    Added: A option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to be able to remove the radius on the sideblock goal meter, for the contributed amount, as it does not look good on some skins.
    Added: A option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to be able to use either the Contribute Now text or use a image instead, also works for adding the image to vBAdvanced module.
    Added: A option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to be able to easily change the image used in place of the Contribute Now text.
    Added: A welcome message on the vBadvanced module. (Pro)
  • v1.2.0 - 27th July 2012, 21:40
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: A issue where smaller images in the sideblocks would cause text to not center properly
    Fixed: A issue with pagenation not properly working on the My Contributions page.
    Fixed: A issue where the contribute tab was not showing on the vBAdvanced CMPS page. (hotfixed on 6-23-2012)
    Fixed: A issue where the "Please choose an option below..." text was not properly centered on the contribution page.
    Fixed: A issue if you allowed guests to contribute, on the sideblocks it would show nothing for the name, it will now show, Guest.
    Fixed: A issue on the Contributions List page where the Administrator Interface is, it was showing that text to all users, it will now show Viewing Confirmed Contributions.

    Changes To Existing Features:
    Changed: The phrasing for the importer to distinguish more clearly between AWC Pro and Lite versions.
    Changed: Quite a bit of phrases and and templates to make them cleaner and more understandable.
    Changed: The link on the goal meter, so if a user is not logged in and they click on Unregistered on the line "Welcome Back, Unregistered" it will direct them to the register page.
    Changed: The way contributions are stored in the database and displayed through the site, they will now show like 10.00 instead of 10 makes it also work better if you accept custom amounts, it will display the exact amount instead of rounding it.

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Added: A separate page to view the unconfirmed contributions on, they no longer show on the main list, viewable by vBDonate admins only.
    Added: A separate page to view only the anonymous contributions on, viewable by vBDonate admins only.
    Added: A separate page to view only the undisclosed contributions on, viewable by vBDonate admins only.
    Added: A tabbed layout on the various contributions lists to switch between confirmed, unconfirmed, anonymous, undisclosed and my contributions.
    Added: A Contact Us form for users to send a email to the webmaster if they feel their contribution should be confirmed and not unconfirmed.
    Added: Usergroup permissions for who can view the My Donations page.
    Added: Ability for users to make anonymous contributions, vBDonate admins will see the username but all other users will see Anonymous in the Contributors Name column.
    Added: A option in the settings group PayPal - Payment Settings to turn off the anonymous contributions ability.
    Added: A option in the settings group PayPal - Payment Settings to allow anonymous contributions by usergroup.
    Added: Ability for users to make contribution amounts undisclosed, vBDonate admins will see the amounts but all other users will see Undisclosed in the Contribution Amount column.
    Added: A option in the settings group PayPal - Payment Settings to turn off the undisclosed amounts ability.
    Added: A option in the settings group PayPal - Payment Settings to allow undisclosed contributions by usergroup.
    Added: Logos for the accepted payment types, PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover to the Contribute page.
    Added: A option in the settings group PayPal - Payment Settings to either show, or not show, the logos for the accepted payment types on the Contribute page.
    Added: Logos for the accepted payment types, PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover to the Goal Meter.
    Added: A option in the settings group SideBlock Settings to either show, or not show, the logos for the accepted payment types on the forum sideblocks.
    Added: Logos for the accepted payment types, PayPal, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover to the forum sideblocks.
    Added: A option in the settings group Donation Bar Settings to either show, or not show, the logos for the accepted payment types on the Goal Meter.
    Added: A block on the Contribute page to show the benefits of making a contribution to the site.
    Added: A option in the settings group General Settings to either show, or not show, the contribution benefits block.
    Added: A option in the settings group General Settings to enter what the benefits of making a contribution are.
    Added: Ability to mark contributions undisclosed or anonymous, on the contribution edit page.
    Added: Ability when manually adding contributions to, mark contributions undisclosed or anonymous.
    Added: If a user chooses to contribute anonymous, on the sideblock it will show unknown.gif for the avatar, and Anonymous for the username.
    Added: If a user chooses not disclose the amount contributed, on the sideblock it will show, Undisclosed.
    Added: Undisclosed amounts will not show on the total contributions block for the users.
    Added: A option in the settings group Change Usergroup Settings to "Not" allow certain usergroups to be moved to another group upon confirmation of contribution.
    Added: A option in the settings group Change Usergroup Settings to "Not" allow certain usergroups to be added to another group upon confirmation of contribution.
    Added: A block for the vBadvanced front page. (Pro)
    Added: Ability to have a award displayed in the users postbit if they contributed. (Pro)
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to enable or disable awards system. (Pro)
    Added: A option in the settings group PostBit Settings to specify the image name for the award. (Pro)
    Added: A Awards Update Utility that you can update the users awards status if they contributed, but don't seem to be showing the award in the postbit.(Pro)
    Added: A direct link to the Awards Update Utility on the Contribution List page. (Pro)
    Added: Ability for selected staff to receive a pm when the contribution has been auto confirmed by PayPal. (Pro)
    Added: A option in the settings group Send PM Settings to enable or disable sending a pm to selected staff members when a contribution has been auto confirmed by PayPal. (Pro)
  • v1.1.3 - 22nd June 2012, 06:00
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: The pm to staff after someone donated had the wrong link in it to the donations list. (hotfixed on the 16th of June)
    Fixed: If someone just typed in their browser, yoursite.com/vbdonate.php it would bring up a error, "Fatal error: Call to undefined function print_cp_message() in /home/xxxxx/public_html/vbdonate.php on line 105" it wil now give them a invalid action popup with a go back link. (hotfixed on the 16th of June)
    Fixed: A issue with the donate images on the donate page having the sizes hard coded.
    Fixed: Added the Sideblock & Postbit settings ACP links to the dropdown menu found in the contribution goal meter dropdown.
    Fixed: A issue where if a user was not allowed to view the Contributor List, they were not allowed to view their own list, they now can view their list no matter what.
    Fixed: A issue with postbit, if you had the option to display on first post only, and the info was in the postbit control area, it would not show at all.

    Changes To Existing Features:
    Removed: Auto confirming of donations in the (Lite) product, I was mistaken and it should not have been in there.
    Removed: The 15 character hard coded limit in the sideblock usernames.
    Removed: The hard coded fieldset border attributes in the postbit.
    Changed: Quite a bit in the templates to make the mod flow better with styles.
    Added: Ability to have edit icons next to some block elements, when you click on the icon, it takes you to the appropriate settings in the ACP. Only viewable by vBDonate admins.
    Changed: If you select to show the postbit info above or below signatures, it now will not span across the entire post, it will be similar in size as when it is displayed in the actual postbit area like User Info Right After Posts.

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Added: A setting to control the character limit for usernames in the sideblocks.
    Added: A option to display a welcome message with the users current time and date below the goal meter.
    Added: A setting to enter the directory of your admincp.
    Added: A option to turn off the edit icons next to some block elements.
    Added: A option to show the donate postbit info on different usergroups postbit, so you can select it to only show on Admin postbit, or any usergroups you have. (Pro)
    Added: A option to show the donate postbit info on a specific user. (Pro)
    Added: Start and Stop buttons to the marquee that users can click on to start/stop the scrolling.
    Added: A option to show the start/stop buttons, or not show them.
    Added: A stylevar to control the border attributes around the fieldset in the postbit block.
    Added: A stylevar to control the color of the legend text in the postbit, as vB had this hard coded to black.
  • v1.1.2 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: A issue with adding a contributor manually, it would add a extra day to the date.
    Fixed: A issue where the Contribution Actions dropdown in the sub-navbar would show up on the Contribute Tab, it is not needed there since the tab has it's own sublinks.
    Fixed: A issue where you would get a error trying to delete custom banners. (Pro)

    Changes To Existing Features:
    Changed: Added usergroup permissions for viewing the forum sideblock.
    Changed: Cleaned up the css code that was for the forum sideblocks.
    Changed: Used a different icon on the header of the forum sideblocks.
    Changed: Removed the icon that was in the sub header of the forum sideblocks.
    Changed: The fieldset title on the postbit from a phrase to adding text via a option.
    Changed: The text inside the postbit block from a phrase to adding text via a option.

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Added: Ability to choose 8 hook locations in the postbit and postbit_legacy template to show the postbit donate block on.
    Added: 4 Images to the download, overwriting existing ones, the new ones have rounded corners.
    Added: A option to remove the currency from the forum side block, (ie: ) ( USD )
    Added: A option to put your own symbol for the currency before the amount in the forum sideblock, (ie: ) $ 50
    Added: The contributors avatar in the sideblocks instead of the $.png
    Added: Two new setting groups in the vBDonate Dashboard, Sideblock Settings and PostBit Settings, removing them from the General Settings group as that was getting rather quite large.
    Added: A fully customizable Marquee Block that can be set to display on four default locations, or with template edits can placed just about anywhere on the site.
    Added: A stylevar, so you can change the background image shown in the postbit control area for the Contribute link.

    HotFixes June 16th 2012:
    Fixed: The pm to staff after someone donated had the wrong link in it to the donations list.
    Fixed: If someone just typed in their browser, yoursite.com/vbdonate.php it would bring up a error, "Fatal error: Call to undefined function print_cp_message() in /home/xxxxx/public_html/vbdonate.php on line 105" it wil now give them a invalid action popup with a go back link.
  • v1.1.1 - 1st January 1970, 01:00
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: Potential issues with sideblocks causing style display issues on some skins, via a vB setting.
    Fixed: Background not showing properly on the Contribution Date column on the contribution list page.
    Fixed: Importer not importing donations fron AWC lite version, it was only importing from the pro version.
    Fixed: The setting, Enable Forum Sideblock? in General Settings not hiding the blocks if you have created them.

    Changes To Existing Features:
    Changed: The contribution goal meter now has rounded corners, instead of looking so "blocky".
    Changed: Added padding between the contribution goal meter block and the forums if you show it Below Forums.
    Changed: Added padding around the contribute button if you show it on the contribution goal block.
    Changed: Added a option to hide the admin menu in the donation goal meter block.
    Changed: Set maximum characters to display in the sideblock for user names, so it don't break the layout of the block, or overflow past it.

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Added: A Contribution Goal meter in the sideblocks.
    Added: A stylevar to control the color of the contributed amount on the sideblock goal meter.
    Added: A stylevar to control the color of the remaining amount on the sideblock goal meter.
    Added: A stylevar to control the color of the border around the sideblock goal meter.

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Version: v1.4.8
Release date: 10th November 2014

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