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  • No Permission Errors

    No Permission Errors

    The client may receive "No Permission" errors at almost every method call in the 'errormessage' array. Here's a list of possible "No Permission" errors.

    • nopermission_banned
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  • Commonly Returned Arrays

    Commonly Returned Arrays

    This document lists commonly return arrays that exist in the result of many API methods.
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  • Custom Profile Fields Array

    Custom Profile Fields Array

    The array contains custom profile fields for the user. Custom field array has the following items:
    • custom_field_holder - [Array] details of the custom field
      • optionalfield - [Array] If profilefield.optional
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  • Login/Logout Process

    Login/Logout Process

    This article explains the process of user login and logout with API.

    Login Process
    The client is able to login user with login_login method. The required POST params are:
    • vb_logi
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  • Thread Prefix Options Array

    Thread Prefix Options Array

    Thread Prefix Options Array contains a list of Thread prefixes. It contains sub-arrays of prefix option groups array. Prefix option groups contains the following items:
    • optgroup_extra - Not Used.
    • optgroup_label
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  • Human Verification in the Mobile API

    Human Verification in the Mobile API

    Human Verification is a mechanism to prevent a form from being posted by a non-human (by a special program 'bot'). Currently there're 3 types of Human Verification in vBulletin.

    Types of
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  • Forumbits Array

    Forumbits Array

    Forumbits Array is an array that contains a list of forumbit array. forumbit array contains following items:
    • childforumbits - [Array] Child forums list. An array that contains a list of sub-array.
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  • How to create a Fixed Style Template

    How to create a Fixed Style Template

    I wanted to do a short video tutorial on how to resize the general width of your vBulletin 4 Forum. Many vbulletin 4 themes that have come out are only available in “fluid style,” meaning it takes up the whole computer screen. I want to show you how to quickly make it a “fixed style” that can be resized to your needs. To get started, log in to your admin cp and click on “Styles and Templates" > "Style Manager"> and choose the style you want to edit. On the drop down field choose StyleVars. ...
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  • Setting the Default Profile Style.

    Setting the Default Profile Style.

    Note: This was promoted from the following thread: Which CSS Please
    The issue is that we want the default user profile to match the customer site, not the vBulletin default install. That means we have to map the stylevars to the new profile variables. We need a total of two sets of text/background colors that will have enough contrast to be visible, and four sets of text/link/background colors. There aren't that many combinations that have guaranteed contrast. If the site style keeps the current...
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  • Customizing your Profile

    Customizing your Profile

    We have created this document to help you understand how the new user profile customization variables work. We walk through the six groups of variables and show by screen shots how the various elements on the page are affected. In the screen shots below, everything except the settings group being demonstrated is set to “gray”. Also the colors used are selected to be very different. This is of course unlike any real page you will ever see, but makes it easier see what's happening. You might want...
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