Featured images

Featured images 2.0

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Compatible XF 2.x versions: 2.0, 2.1, 2.2
Description:

Displays a block containing featured images.

This add-on will display a block of attachments and is normally displayed in the forum list. Each featured image can be clicked and the post where the attachment is uploaded is displayed. Featured images are randomly selected and updated every 5 minutes.

(Example of Featured images)

pic001.jpg


(Example of Options page)

pic002.jpg


(Example of User group permissions)

pic003.jpg


Features:
  • In responsive mode featured images are reduced in quantity and size.
  • Images can be selected from any forum.
  • Cron entry will rotate images every 5 minutes.
  • All phrases start with featuredimages_ for your convenience.
User group permissions:

Typically you will set 'Yes' for the following two user groups:

Registered
Unregistered /Unconfirmed

Directory preparation:

Create a directory in the data folder called featured_images and set permissions to 0755.

Creating the widget:
  1. Admin Control Panel -> Appearance -> Widgets
  2. Widget definition = Featured images
  3. Widget key = featured_images
  4. Title = (leave blank)
  5. Display in positions = Forum list: Above nodes
  6. Click Save.
Questions and Answers:

Q: How do I change the "Featured images" title?
A: Edit the featuredimages_featured_images phrase.
Author
Andy
Downloads
103
Views
1,576
First release
Last update
Rating
5.00 star(s) 2 ratings

Latest updates

  1. See description

    Featured images v2.0 changes: The options page has two changes. If upgrading please remove...
  2. See description

    Featured images v1.9 changes: Now supports Server based trigger.
  3. See description

    Featured images v1.8 changes: Fixed issue with HTML validation.

Latest reviews

Nice!
Great way to highlight photos from the community
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