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Offline Fernando Witt

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Upvotes
« on: May 18, 2018, 03:08:46 PM »
I am working on a forum for my college and it would be so much easy to do all the work if we have an upvote system, so, I'd like to request an upvote system for SMF please. Thanks!

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Re: Upvotes
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2018, 04:04:21 PM »
there is already a LIKE system... (actually, 2 of them that I know of)

if you want upvotes to reorder the posts, then you're talking about some major changes
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Re: Upvotes
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2018, 04:19:20 PM »
there is already a LIKE system... (actually, 2 of them that I know of)

if you want upvotes to reorder the posts, then you're talking about some major changes

This is what I use, it's perfect.

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Offline Virginiaz

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Re: Upvotes
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2018, 05:34:03 PM »
If upvote as in re-ordering the posts in a topic by the number of votes they have gotten, that seemed like a big ask at first but thinking about it more, it should be possible to just re-organize the array of messages before it is passed onto the theme code. The only caveats I can think of off the top of my head would be that the first post would have to stay where it is always, and the posts would appear in their non-upvote-sorted form when doing things like split topic.

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Re: Upvotes
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2018, 06:18:49 PM »
there is nothing "simple" about reordering the message/post array...   
doing any sort of reorder, other than date (ascending/descending) would require some moderate to major rewrites of the code
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Re: Upvotes
« Reply #5 on: July 20, 2018, 06:26:52 AM »
there is nothing "simple" about reordering the message/post array...   
doing any sort of reorder, other than date (ascending/descending) would require some moderate to major rewrites of the code

If there's an upvote mod that records the upvote data to the board index, then this mod could be used to organise the board by default: http://custom.simplemachines.org/mods/index.php?mod=1677

Although, the support topic doesn't really have any "support" any more per se, so I think it would need some adjusting.

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Re: Upvotes
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2018, 06:53:32 AM »
yes, mods for 2.0 RC1 are unlikely to work on 2.0.x
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Re: Upvotes
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2018, 06:56:12 AM »
Considering Curve gutted the theme entirely in 2.0 RC2, I’d day it’s more than unlikely...
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