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  • Create Sections

    Create Sections

    This guide will help Admins to create and edit sections within their vBulletin CMS. Sections are used to organize your articles, build menus and apply layouts to your content....
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  • doc Stylevars

    doc Stylevars

    The doc_ stylevars allow you to set up the basic format of your vBulletin style and determine how the basic page is set up in the browser. These stylevars are located in the Common stylevar group. ...
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    Last edited by Wayne Luke; Fri 14th Mar '14, 12:16pm.

  • Stylevar Types

    Stylevar Types

    The following lists show you the type of stylevars and the inputs available to them. ...
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  • imagepath Stylevars

    imagepath Stylevars

    These stylevars tell the vBulletin system where to find the images it needs. In the default style these are located in the images directory but you can point them to custom directories for your own styles. Any image not found will return an error to your browser....
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    Last edited by Wayne Luke; Fri 14th Mar '14, 12:20pm.

  • navbar Stylevars

    navbar Stylevars

    The navbar template provides the basis of your primary navigation throughout your vBulletin community. From here, your users will be able to access all areas of your community. This article discusses the stylevars used to customize this template. ...
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    Last edited by Wayne Luke; Fri 14th Mar '14, 12:21pm.

  • header Stylevars

    header Stylevars

    The header appears at the top of most pages within your vBulletin community. We will outline the stylevars that affect the header template and the items it contains. You will learn how to change your logo, the attributes of the toplink controls in the upper right corner and the basics of the header template. ...
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    Last edited by Wayne Luke; Fri 14th Mar '14, 12:23pm.

  • Change CKEditor Colors to Match Style (for 4.1.4 and above)

    Change CKEditor Colors to Match Style (for 4.1.4 and above)

    Add this code to your additional.css template to match the colors of the editor to the style you are using:

    /* Background Color for CKEditor */
    .cke_skin_kama .cke_wrapper {
    background:{vb:stylevar postbithead_background} !important;

    /* Background Color for CKEditor Buttons
    (Note, this may be too dark for some styles. If so you can delete this one.) */ .cke_skin_kama .cke_toolgroup { background: {vb:stylevar postbit_foot_background} !important; }...
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  • CMS Slideshow Widget

    CMS Slideshow Widget

    I couldn't find a simple step by step guide on how to implement a slideshow onto the vBulletin CMS so I decided to create one. This tutorial was created for a few people who've pm'd me about how to implement the "Nivo Slider."

    This is a very quick and simple tutorial on how to create a CMS Slideshow Widget on your vBulletin site. This utilizes the open source "Nivo Slider" and has been optimized for the vBulletin CMS.

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  • vBulletin 4.x upgrade process for large vBulletin forums

    vBulletin 4.x upgrade process for large vBulletin forums

    Basically, you upgrade on a copy of your live database so as to leave live database untouched in case you mess up the upgrade.

    eva2000's upgrade process

    My vB 3.8.x to vB 4.1.x upgrade process which I personally use myself as well as for private paying clients is as follows and assumes:
    1. you have ssh2 telnet access
    2. your vB 3.x forums are only using MySQL default MyISAM/Memory tables with NO InnoDB tables
    3. you have enough free disk space to hold all the backups
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  • How to Alert and Redirect users to Mobile App

    How to Alert and Redirect users to Mobile App

    Here are instructions on how to display an alert on your users phone when they attempt to browse your site from their phones browser.

    open up the "header" template and at the
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