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  • How can i do this ?

    Some guy on vBtemplates have this pic in his sig....



    It shows users/threads/posts and updates all the time.

    How can i do this, what is such a thing called, what do i google to find info on such things ????

    Thnx
    http://www.entropiaforum.com

  • #2
    Check vB.org. There is a hack there that allows you to do exactly what you're looking for.
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    • #3
      Couldnt find anything as i dont know what to search for, tried searching for "Signature".

      And the Hack Database is down as they upgraded to vB3b6.

      Anyone ?

      /Edit: NM, just found it

      /Edit²: DOH, no i didnt because when i clicked the link it took me to the frontpage because the link pointed to the database which is down
      Last edited by mindbuster; Fri 19 Sep '03, 7:39pm.
      http://www.entropiaforum.com

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      • #4
        It is just some PHP using the GD library.

        Use PHP to read the stats from your databse, or set it up to read from the source code of forumhome somehow. Use the GD library in PHP to write the info into an image. The script saves the image over the last one, so it updates.

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        • #5
          That's pretty bad eh since the image can't be cached by the browser, needs to be reloaded every page view (slow down for the 56k'ers waste of bandwidth for broadband users )
          Should only generate a new one every 10-15mins or so and make it reload from cache

          Like mine does it

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          • #6
            http://www.vbulletin.org/forum/showt...ight=Signature

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            • #7
              Thnx for the linky
              http://www.entropiaforum.com

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