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[REQUEST] Advertisement form

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PostGuest on Fri 23 Dec 2016, 08:55


I've got a request. We 'd like to have a sort of form for people to be able to do some advertising in a forum (selling stuff, garage sales, etc.).

So we need a button (both in the normal reply as well as the quick reply) to be added to the sceditor and a form to complete. I was thinking about the postcards style, where people can insert a picture or a video to show their item and next to it a couple of fields with information like,

Contact name:

Fields shouldn't be mandatory of course and people should be able to easily delete the advert if they're not satisfied with it and start over again. Who can help me create such a thing? I've got no experience whatsoever in doing so.
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PostAnge Tuteur on Fri 23 Dec 2016, 11:50

Something similar to this, but in a button on the editor, right ?
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PostGuest on Fri 23 Dec 2016, 12:01

@Ange Tuteur wrote:Something similar to this, but in a button on the editor, right ?

Yeah, in a way it's a smart table, but styled like the postcards. The avatars in the postcards, well in this case, replace them with the pics of the items to be sold the members can upload (hovering over it should enable a member to upload a pic, or just add a link to enable the option), and then the info next to the pic. Wink

I've got no idea how to approach this and I've got totally no experience & idea how to complete this. Perhaps you can write something up for me pls? ty Crazy Dance
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PostGuest on Mon 26 Dec 2016, 20:54

@Ange Tuteur: I found this on the ESF:

which basically covers my request. I've got 2 questions about the tuto though:

- How to add multiple forums in the script?

The script says to use this code for a forum:

        $(function() {
            if (location.pathname == '/post' && == '?f=FORUM_ID&mode=newtopic') {

to add multiple forums, should I do something like this?

        $(function() {
            if (location.pathname == '/post' && == '?f=FORUM_ID1&mode=newtopic' || == '?f=FORUM_ID2&mode=newtopic' || == '?f=FORUM_ID3&mode=newtopic') {

- And, to be able to add a picture, it would be nice to have an 'Add Picture' button in one of the text areas in this script:

        $(function() {
            if (location.pathname == '/post' && == '?f=1&mode=newtopic') {
              $('#text_editor_textarea').val('[b]Add a picture[/b]:<picturebuttongoeshere>\n[b]Field 1[/b]:\n[b]Field 2[/b]: Don\'t fill this field in\n[b]Field 3[/b]:');

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