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      by Wayne Luke
      vBulletin creates a number of cookies for functional purposes in the software. These default cookies do not track the user or report to a third-party. User Data Cookies These cookies track logged in users. They last for the session unless the user selects "Remember Me" on log in. It "Remember Me" is checked, the cookies will last for at least a year and are refreshed with every visit to the site. userid: Userid of Logged in User. password: hash of the user's password. sessionhash: Tracks the curre...
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      by Wayne Luke
      We've created a new package that is intended to facilitate the replacement of custom PHP modules with custom Display Template modules. It also demonstrates how to create custom API functions in general. You will find this package attached below. Steps to replace a PHP module Module Edit the api/main.php file Find the customWidgetHtml function Copy your php code from the module into the function. Change the code to generate a string value instead of echoing content and set that to the $myhtml par...
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      by Wayne Luke
      Note: vBulletin Cloud sites cannot use custom password schemes at this time. The core security of your site is the User Password and how it is stored. In the beginning, vBulletin used a simple MD5 hash to represent the password. However as Floating Point Processors (i.e. GPU and ASICs) have become more powerful, this method proved to be risky and reduced security. If we significantly changed the password scheme, then users wouldn't be able to login and would need to change their passwords fir...
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