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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #40 on: January 11, 2007, 10:06:58 PM »
Did you setup a cron job and point it to http://www.yourforum.com/cronrss.php

Or use the fake cron job option on the settings page of the Feed Poster

I did. I think is working now.  Thanx!

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #41 on: January 11, 2007, 10:15:52 PM »
Did you setup a cron job and point it to http://www.yourforum.com/cronrss.php

Or use the fake cron job option on the settings page of the Feed Poster

I did. I think is working now.  Thanx!
I noticed you had one blank post. I think I uploaded a fix to prevent that from happening so use that version now.
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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #42 on: January 11, 2007, 10:16:41 PM »
I'm sooo glad someone finally turned this into a mod. It works well.

2 errors in my log though when I try to add a feed.

Code: [Select]
http://xarchology.com/smf/index.php?action=feedsadmin;sa=addfeed2  
8: Undefined index: query
File: /home/.abigaildryer/xarcell/xarchology.com/smf/Sources/Subs-RSS.php
Line: 32

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http://xarchology.com/smf/index.php?action=feedsadmin;sa=addfeed2  
8: Undefined offset: 1
File: /home/.abigaildryer/xarcell/xarchology.com/smf/Sources/Subs-RSS.php
Line: 48

I also want to make a suggestion. Any chance you can add the option to allow the selection of the post icon per feed?

I also have a question. Does using the fake cron create a blank/empty post? Because I got one, but i really don't know what caused it.

Anyways, thanks vbgamer45. You make some of the best mod's.

EDIT: I see you fixed the blank post thingy already. thanks!

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #43 on: January 11, 2007, 10:17:11 PM »
One question tho'....  every time it updates and posts,does that count as a forum post?


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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #44 on: January 11, 2007, 10:18:47 PM »
Yes it does.
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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #45 on: January 11, 2007, 10:19:26 PM »
It seems that it does. Any chance you can turn it off, or give us the option to disable post count for feeds.

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #46 on: January 11, 2007, 10:23:43 PM »
It seems that it does. Any chance you can turn it off, or give us the option to disable post count for feeds.
I can arrange that.
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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #47 on: January 11, 2007, 10:25:19 PM »
Yes it does.

Wow. Im going to have 100,000 posts in a week. Hehehehhe....

i reloaded the mod. Im waiting for it to refresh and see if it'll post another dead link.

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #48 on: January 11, 2007, 10:26:47 PM »
Min time to refresh is 30 minutes.

I think already does not upgrade the post count if the user does not exist and is a guest.
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'update_post_count' => (($feed['ID_MEMBER'] == 0) ? 0 : 1),
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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #49 on: January 11, 2007, 10:29:11 PM »
what changes did you make can we just upload and override the current files with the new files or no?  i do not want to mess up my feeds going on

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so i just say post as RSSBot and not create a host?  or how do i set it up so it does not increase the post count
« Last Edit: January 11, 2007, 10:33:55 PM by DaBoROE09 »

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #50 on: January 11, 2007, 10:31:22 PM »
what changes did you make can we just upload and override the current files with the new files or no?  i do not want to mess up my feeds going on
Unistall does not mess up feeds that are already installed. So you can reinstall safetly.
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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #51 on: January 11, 2007, 10:34:57 PM »
again how do you set it up so the post count overall does not increase or do we just re download it.
« Last Edit: January 11, 2007, 10:42:59 PM by DaBoROE09 »

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #52 on: January 11, 2007, 11:19:19 PM »
Any tips on how to enable fsockopen() in PHP?  'm my own host, and I can't seem to find anything in google.

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #53 on: January 11, 2007, 11:20:32 PM »
Any tips on how to enable fsockopen() in PHP?  'm my own host, and I can't seem to find anything in google.
Is it disabled? Usally hosts disable it via php.ini and set a list of functions to disable.
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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #54 on: January 12, 2007, 12:28:23 AM »
Ok I realize that this is a stupid question but I am going to ask anyway.  Could you please explain the purpose of this mod and also give me adriect link to a forum where it is installed and working.  Thank you very much.  :) 

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #55 on: January 12, 2007, 12:36:02 AM »
Is it disabled? Usally hosts disable it via php.ini and set a list of functions to disable.

So it's enabled by default?

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #56 on: January 12, 2007, 08:18:46 AM »
no u have to go in and enable the feed when you edit it.

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #57 on: January 12, 2007, 09:21:58 AM »
Ok I realize that this is a stupid question but I am going to ask anyway.  Could you please explain the purpose of this mod and also give me adriect link to a forum where it is installed and working.  Thank you very much.  :) 

Basically, it turns rss/xml news feeds into new topics on your forum. A new topic for each news item.

It makes it looks like someone posted a new topic. It also makes your site look alot more active. The way vbgamer45 set it up, it can even make it looks like your posting all the news about other things.

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #58 on: January 12, 2007, 09:25:27 AM »
Is it disabled? Usally hosts disable it via php.ini and set a list of functions to disable.

So it's enabled by default?

Some hosts disable it by default. You can enable it in your php.ini file within your php installation. In most cases, only your host has access to your php installation. So you will have to ask them.
« Last Edit: January 12, 2007, 09:47:21 AM by Xarcell »

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Re: RSS Feed Poster
« Reply #59 on: January 12, 2007, 10:00:36 AM »
It makes it looks like someone posted a new topic. It also makes your site look alot more active. The way vbgamer45 set it up, it can even make it looks like your posting all the news about other things.

what do you mean news about other things?  Do you mean other things other than what your forum is driven at?

Edited
How do i shut the posting counts for the mod off

Thank you
« Last Edit: January 12, 2007, 10:38:38 AM by DaBoROE09 »