vBSuper PM's

A complete overhaul & expansion of the private messaging system.

vBSuper Pm's A complete private message management system.

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Major Features

Attachments in PM's: Users now can use attachments in their pm's. (Pro)

PM Auto Responder: Users can set a auto response to pm's they receive if they wish.

No Links in PM's: Admins have the ability to set no links in pm's.

PM Blocker: User have the ability to set up a pm block from users they do not wish to get pm's from.

PM Warning Block: User have the ability to set up a warning message that senders will see if try and send a pm to someone with it set up.

Minimum Posts To Send PM's: Admins have the ability to set minimum amount of posts to send pm's.

Pm Previews: Admins can set from tow different types of pm preview, a threaded type or mouseover.

Excluded Usergroups/Users From Sending PM's: Admins can set usergroups to not be able to send pm's.

Days Registered To Send PM's: Admins can set minimum days registered to be able to send pm's.

Throttle PM's: Admins can set a limit on how many pm users can send in a given time period.

PM Notifications: Admins can choose between two different notifications users will see when they have unread pm's.

PM Post Quote: Users can be pm'd if someone quotes them in a post.

Auto Quote Pm: Users can have the option to automatically remove the auto quote from PM's they reply to.

Reply To All Recipients: Users can choose to reply to all, if the pm was sent to multiple recipients.

Prune PM's Via Cron Job: Admins can set pm's to be pruned by a cron job.

Force Users To Read PM's: Admins can set it so users must read pm's before doing anything on the forum.

Mass PM Users From ACP: Admins can mass pm users from the acp, with many types of criteria to choose from.

PM Stats/Log: List showing all users PM stats.
Complete Feature List (Lite)

General Settings
  • Option to disable the vBSuper PM's completely.
  • Option to display the version number you are running.
  • Option to enter the branding free key, if you have purchased a Branding Free license.
  • Option to enter your Affiliate ID from DBTech.
  • Option to remove the Hivelocity Hosting link. (LITE ONLY)
  • Option to show percentage of PM quota used, shown in the Folder Controls block.
  • Option to move the private message download options from bottom of the page, to inside the Folder Controls block.
  • Option to move the Folder Controls block from below the PM's to above.
  • Option to show senders avatar in private message list.
  • Option to Show a Send Pm icon in the postbit controls area of posts.
  • Option to show a Next / Previous PM link in the private messages.
  • Option to enable username html markup on the users names when viewing your private message list, in any of the folders.



Auto Responder
  • Option to disable the Auto Responder system.
  • Usergroups not allowed to use the Auto Responder system.
  • Setting for the error message when users not allowed to use, will see if they try to access the system.
  • Option to set No Auto Reply Between Staff Members.
  • Option to select which usergroups are the staff groups.



No Links in PM's
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Usergroups who can't post links (url's) in PM's titles.
  • Usergroups who can't post links (url's) in PM's messages.



PM Blocker
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Usergroups allowed to use the system.
  • Setting for the error message when users not allowed to use, will see if they try to acess the system.



PM Warning Block
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Usergroup perms who can use the system. (be able to show a warning message)
  • Setting for the error message when users not allowed to use, will see if they try to acess the system.



Minimum Posts To Send PM's
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Setting for minimum posts in order to send pm's.
  • Excluded usergroups from minimum post count.
  • Staff usergroup setting so if user has not reached x posts they still should be able to send pm's to staff groups if so desired.



PM's Preview Type
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • ACP option to select type of preview, mouse over title or Threaded, Similar To Posts.
  • Character limit for previews.



Excluded Usergroups/Users From Sending PM's
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Usergroups who can not send PM's.



Number Of Days Registered To Send PM's
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Minimum number of days registered to send PM's.
  • Usergroups excluded from number of days registered to send PM's.
  • Users excluded from number of days registered to send PM's.



PM Throttle During X days
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Number of PM's that can be sent in limit time.
  • Limit time, set how many days for the PM limit.
  • Excluded usergroups that limit don't apply.



PM Notification Settings
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Ability to select which type of notification to show.
  • Option to allow users to be able to disable the notifs in their usercp.
  • Ability to set the image name for the Floating Notification type.
  • Ability to set speed of the images for the Floating Notification type.
  • Option to set the vertical position for the Sticky Notification type.
  • Option to set the horizontal position for the Sticky Notification type.
  • Setting for the error message when users not allowed to use, will see if they try to access the system.



PM Post Quote
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Option to select which usergroups can disable the PM Post Quote in their usercp.
  • Setting for the error message when users not allowed to use, will see if they try to access the system.
  • Option to set up a custom sender, otherwise the pm will come from the person who is doing the quoting.



Auto Quote Pm
  • On/Off globally in acp settings.
  • Option to select which usergroups can disable the Auto Quote PM in their usercp.
  • Setting for the error message when users not allowed to use, will see if they try to access the system.



Reply To All Recipients
  • Option to enable the reply to all system.
  • Ability to select which usergroups are allowed to use the reply to all system.
  • Option to choose how to display the reply to all button, Integrated or Separate Block.
  • Option to choose where to display the reply to all button if you choose Separate Block Location as the display.



Prune PM's Via Cron Job
  • Option to disable the pruning of PM's via cron job.
  • Ability to set how many days old the PM's should be before pruning.
  • Option to select which folder to prune the PM's from.
  • Option to select which read status get pruned.



Force Read PM's
  • Option to disable force reading of PM's.
  • Ability to select which usergroups are forced to read PM's.
  • Option to select which users are forced to read PM's.
  • Option to disable users from deleting and marking PM's as read if forced to read. They will be able to delete PM's after they read them.



Mass PM Users From ACP
  • Option to send test PM's. (Will not send any PM's out)
  • Option to send X PM's per batch.
  • Option to allow smilies in PM.

    Full search criteria same as the Send Email to Users in the ACP



PM Stats/Log
  • Enhanced PM Stats.
    List showing all users PM stats including the following information:
  • # Of Pm's in all folders.
  • Last Activity.
  • Email Addy.
  • User Title.
  • Join Date.
  • Post Count.
  • Date Of Last Post.

    A PM Log showing the following info:
  • The PM id number that is in the database.
  • Who sent the PM.
  • The title of the PM.
  • Who the PM was sent to.
  • Date the PM was sent.



Additional Feature List (Pro)

General Options
  • Option to the latest X PM's on the main page of the ACP.
  • Option to select how many latest X PM's to show on the main page of the ACP.



Auto Responder
  • Limit on characters to use in auto reply.
  • Usergroups excluded from character limit.
  • Option to save a copy of the sent auto reply in your sent messages folder.



No Links in PM's
  • Usergroups who can't post email addresses in PM's titles.
  • Usergroups who can't post email addresses in PM's messages.
  • ACP option to select which type of error to show the user if the post a link/email and are not allowed to. (on pm submission page or popup on separate page)



PM Blocker
  • Unblock-able usergroups such as admins and mods that can not be blocked, even if added to the users list.
  • Mirror blocking, if you have a user on your list, you will not be able to pm them either. (Unblock-able usergroups immune from mirror blocks)
  • ACP option to select which type of error to show the user if sending a pm to a member who has you blocked. (on pm submission page or popup on separate page)



PM Warning Block
  • Used ID perms who can use the system. (be able to show a warning message)
  • Usergroups excluded from seeing warning message, even if receiver has it enabled.
  • Time limit on showing message to sender again, if they have seen it from the receiver. (can be set to 0 to show all the time)



Minimum Posts To Send PM's
  • Ability to exclude users by id's from minimum post count.
  • ACP option to select which type of error to show the user that has not reached the minimum post count. (on pm submission page or popup on separate page)



PM's Preview Type
  • Excluded usergroups from PM's preview type.



Excluded Usergroups/Users From Sending PM's
  • Users who can not send PM's.
  • Option to allow users who are excluded from sending PM's to be able to send PM's to staff members.
  • Option to select which usergroups are staff, so users who are excluded from sending PM's will be able to pm them.



Number Of Days Registered To Send PM's
  • Staff usergroup setting so if user has not reached x days they still should be able to send pm's to staff groups if so desired.
  • ACP option to select which type of error to show the user if have not reached number of days registered to send PM's . (on pm submission page or popup on separate page)



PM Throttle During X days
  • Post count to be excluded from limit.
  • Staff usergroup setting so if user has reached their limit, they still should be able to send pm's to staff groups if so desired.
  • ACP option to select which type of error to show the user if have reached number of PM's that can be sent in limit time. (on pm submission page or popup on separate page)



PM Notification Settings
  • Another notification type, which looks like your normal forum Notifications, and is displayed in the same area.
  • Ability to set the "Notifications" Text in the header to blink if the user has unread PM's, you can also set the color via a stylevar.



Attachments in PM's
  • Option to enable the PM attachments.
  • Ability to select which usergroups are allowed to upload attachment in the PM's.



Prune PM's Via Cron Job
  • Ability to select which usergroups PM's will be pruned via the cron job.



Mass PM Users From ACP
  • Option to set a delay in seconds between each batch. (useful if you have alot of users) (Pro)

    Nine different variables to use in the PM's:
  • {lastvisit} Will be replaced by the receivers date of last visit.
  • {lastactivity} Will be replaced by the receivers date of last activity.
  • {lastpost} Will be replaced by the receivers date of last post.
  • {joindate} Will be replaced by the receivers join date.
  • {email} Will be replaced by the receivers email address they have on file.
  • {username} Will be replaced by the receivers username.
  • {userid} Will be replaced by the receivers user id number.
  • {bburl} Will be replaced by the url to your site.
  • {bbtitle} Will be replaced by the title to your site.



PM Stats/Log
  • Also has a dropdown menu to do the following:
  • View a users pm statistics, what folders they have in use and how many PM's are in each folder with a total count.
  • Link to the users profile in the ACP to edit them if you wish.
  • Option to send the user a PM from the ACP.
  • Option to delete all of that users PM's.

    A PM Log showing the following info:
  • Also has a link so you can view the PM in it's entirety.


Note: The showing of the senders avatar in the private message list, and the PM Previews will not work in the mobile style. This was taken out to facilitate users who are browsing with their mobile devices. They are paying more, so they want to surf the site a bit faster. Adding the above, would just slow them down, and make their browsing experience less desirable.
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)
  • 1.2.2 Patch Level 1 - 8th December 2015, 01:10
    Bug Fixes:
    • Prevented issues stemming from invalid setting input with the PM Throttle feature
  • v1.2.2 - 20th October 2015, 02:45
    New Features:

    Custom "Can Administer" Permissions
    • There's now a new "Can Administer vBSuper PMs" permission
    • Ensures only authorised administrators can access sensitive areas of the mod
  • 1.2.1 Patch Level 2 - 6th October 2015, 01:05
    Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed an issue where shouts that had been deleted or moved off the page would still remain in the HTML, but hidden
    • Fixed an issue where the input area would not show up in certain scenarios
  • 1.2.1 Patch Level 1 - 23rd June 2015, 01:37
    Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed Floating PM Notification images not displaying even though the setting was enabled
  • v1.2.1 - 1st January 1970, 02:00
    Changes to Existing Features:

    "Mass PM"
    • An automatic JavaScript redirect to the next processing page has been added


    Bug Fixes:
    • Fixed issue with PM log not carrying the start/end date over to page 2 onwards
    • Saving certain CMS widget types will now work as intended when vBSuperPMs is enabled
  • v1.2.0 - 14th June 2013, 23:29
    Most of the fixes were already implemented in hotfixes, but this makes it official.

    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: A issue where you might see a error similar to this, "Warning: explode() expects parameter 2 to be string, array given in [path]/dbtech/vbsuper_pm/hooks/common/usercp_nav_complete.php"
    Fixed: Some spelling mistakes in some of the phrases.
    Fixed: Some missing menu items in the left hand ACP menu for the mod.
    Fixed:A issue where usergroup settings were not saving in the Reply To All settings.Fixed: A issue where the Reply To All might not show up in the PM if it was to multiple receivers.
    Fixed: A issue where, the Folder Controls block will only move to the top when the Move Download Options is set the "Yes".
    Fixed: A issue if you choose to move folder controls to the top, the download PM's would disappear if you left them at the bottom of the page.
    Fixed: A issue where pruning of PM's via cron job was not working.
    Fixed: A issue with mobile styles that you could not see your PM list.
    Fixed: A issue where users could not see a attachment they were sent in a PM, if they were not allowed to upload attachments. (Pro)
    Fixed: A issue with a missing plugin. Now you will now able to see the attachment in the PM if you preview it, before sending. (Pro)
    Fixed: Added some missing phrases.

    There is probably a few small fixes I forgot to write down, but hopefully all known bugs are sorted.


    Changes To Existing Features:
    Changed: In the Pro version that now only users set to, superadministrators, in config.php,can view the private message content in the PM Log.
    Changed: In the settings for, PM Auto Reply Settings, the setting, Excluded Usergroups, has now changed to, Included Usergroups. So if any of you use PM Auto Reply, you will need to update this setting accordingly.

    Note: The showing of the senders avatar in the private message list, and the PM Previews will not work in the mobile style. This was taken out to facilitate users who are browsing with their mobile devices. They are paying more, so they want to surf the site a bit faster. Adding the above, would just slow them down, and make their browsing experience less desirable.

    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Lite
    • You now can have username html markup on the users names when viewing your private message list, in any of the folders.



    Pro
    • Added to the attachment in PM's, so now that it functions just like attachments in posts, with the manage attachments button and all.
  • v1.1.1 - 25th May 2013, 18:20
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:

    Fixed A issue in the Lite version that you would get some errors due to a missing file.
    Fixed A issue in both Lite & Pro that the DBTech - vBSuper PM's menu header would show up in the usercp if none of the options were set for users to see.
    Fixed A issue in the Pro version that did not show the Announcement Type notification, if the user had unread PM's.
    Fixed A issue in the Pro version that did not allow the blinking "Notifications" to blink, if the user had unread PM's.
  • v1.1.0 - 25th May 2013, 01:39
    Bug Fixes And Issue Fixes:
    Fixed: A issue that did not allow the removing of the Auto Quote in PM's as it should.
    Fixed: A issue when viewing pm's in your Sent Items folder, it would show From: instead of To: for the recipient.


    Additions To Product From Feature Requests Or Just Something Else Added:
    Lite

    General Options
    • Option to Show a Send Pm icon in the postbit controls area of posts.
    • Option to show a Next / Previous PM link in the private messages.
      This add the Previous PM | Next PM links which will take you to the next oldest or the next newest pm from the one you are currently viewing.
      Works the same as the Previous Thread | Next Thread does in posts.


    Force Read PM's
    • Option to disable force reading of PM's.
    • Ability to select which usergroups are forced to read PM's.
    • Option to select which users are forced to read PM's.
    • Option to disable users from deleting and marking PM's as read if forced to read. They will be able to delete PM's after they read them.



    Pro

    General Options
    • Option to the latest X PM's on the main page of the ACP.
    • Option to select how many latest X PM's to show on the main page of the ACP.


    Added Features To Excluded Usergroups/Users From Sending PM's
    • Option to allow users who are excluded from sending PM's to be able to send PM's to staff members.
    • Option to select which usergroups are staff, so users who are excluded from sending PM's will be able to pm them.


    PM Notification Settings
    • Added a new notification type, which looks like your normal forum notifications, and is displayed in the same area.
    • Ability to set the "Notifications" Text in the header to blink if the user has unread PM's, you can also set the color via a stylevar.

At a glance

Supports: vBulletin 4.x.x

Version: v1.2.2pl1
Release date: 8th December 2015

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