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Showing Forum Topic Count 0 because, content access module conflict with Advanced Forum

In my project I am working with advanced forum. for this I installed module as below. advanced forum ACL content_access chain_menu_access The issue is after adding Forum Topic into forum, the ...
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Advanced Forum: Display specific Container

I have many conatiner displaying multiple Forums. I have created some Templates and would like to render specific containers to custom locations. Can somebody tell me how i can render single ...
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Forum topic is slow only for 1 subforum and only for the first page

I have a site with forums. In this forums there are 51 subforum of first level and others 50 subforum of second level. I structure like this forum -- forum level 1 (first level) -- forum level 2 ...
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How to remove 'None' from forum options?

In D7 advance forum, when users want to create a forum thread at node/add/forum, they are presented with a dorp-down menu fo froum whose default is set to . So when users do not choose an existing ...
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How to copy a forum thread?

I want to move a forum thread with all the posts from one server to another. What is the most convenient way to do so?
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How to force users to choose a forum when creating new thread?

Here is the problem: On a D7 community site, upgraded from D6, users are allowed to create new forum threads using node/add/forum link. In the node creation page ,they have to choose which forum their ...
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Translate Forums page title

I've tried with preprocess_page, preprocess_forums even changing drupal_set_title directly in forum.module but i can't get change that ugly page title "forums". Any idea?
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Is Drupal forum module suitable for a massive forum

If I use the Drupal forum module (not the advanced forum module) to create a forum website (30 replies per page) and if the forum grew to a massive forum, will this module decrease the performance? ...
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How to fix incorrect forum post count when using internalization and locale?

Using (among several other contrib modules) Forum Locale Advanced Forum Internationalization My forum topic nodes are set to be localized and I've set translations for the Forum Vocabulary and ...
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How to display a sum of flag votes for comments (posts) in forum listing?

Essentially, I'm trying to replicate the stack exchange layout in a Drupal forum. I'm allowing users to vote via a flag on the replies/comments on forum topics, and I have the top replies listed at ...
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Override html.tpl.php per node type does not work [closed]

I saw that this was asked few times before, and I tried the answers, and I tried modifying the answers, yet nothing. Case: I have Advanced Forum installed, and I am using HTML5 Application Cache ...
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Pass role variable through $author (advanced_forum module?)

i'm trying to show last_post $author role in the advanced forum forum-list. What i've discovered is that last_post appearance can be changed in advanced-forum.submitted.tpl.php, however the $author ...
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Is it possible to attach discussion board to a node?

I have a content type called "Movies". I would like to create discussion threads under it similar to discussion threads in imdb.com under a movie. I have tried the advanced forum module and also ...
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Best Drupal 7 and professional forum integration

I'm evaluating drupal for a national professional community site. Forum will be a core part of the site. First, I looked ad phpBB and vBulleting, but soon I discovered that drupal integration is not ...
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Core Forum: Thread notification and private topics

More robust forum solutions provide this out of the box, but I want to use the core module and maybe add contrib modules or add the functionality myself as an experience in building Drupal based ...
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Update aliases through admin or module?

I used the blog module for what I am calling "story" on the site I am building. The URI and various parts of the site still say "BLog" -- most noticeably when the user attempts to add a new blog. I ...
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Changing time format for comments in template file

I'd like to only change the time formatting for comments that we have attached to forum posts in Drupal 7. I have a custom template setup and to get the time that the comment was created. Right now ...
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DiscussThis! change button for anonymous users

I have installed this module on my website https://drupal.org/project/discussthis. Now, I would like that discuss link button to remain the same for anonymous users...what should i do?
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views : display user list with number of comments and forum posts

I want to create blocks to display a list of all users with their number of comments and number of post on forum. In SQL, something like that : SELECT u.name as user, COUNT( n1.nid ) as 'number of ...
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Modules used on drupal.org community page [closed]

I would like to implement a community section for my website in the same style as that on drupal.org, where there are various tabs which will allow the users to view a landing page, a members ...
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Where to look for a forum thread in database?

In Drupal 6 forum, a user reported that her thread has suddenly disappeared. I am wondering in which database table should I look for the thread, and what might be the cause?
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How can I override the default forums and container pages with views?

I need to override the default pages that come with forums with views. I need to still include the default info as per the screenshots. I can't seem to get the right relationships and the correct ...
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Why are Active Forum Topics and New Forum Topics visible only to Administrator?

I have set up forums in Drupal 7 with the Forum Access module enabled and the Active Forum Topics block and the New Forum Topics block enabled on the home page. Everything works as it should except ...
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Uninstall core forum.module while keeping content type and taxonomy

I'm upgrading a site from D5 to D7 and have a large amount of forum posts. However, I no longer want to use the core forum module, instead using views... When I disable the module, I lose access to ...
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How to place a users role after username in Forums

On my site, i have the Forums module enabled. Please is it possible to put a users role in parenthesis next to the users username in the Forums? For example "Brian (Student)" and David (Teacher)". ...
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How do I override the username in forum views?

I have created a module that overrides the real user name with the string "Anonymous" when a node is displayed. I use hook_node_view() to do this. This works fine. However, to keep the user truly ...
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How to change the alias for the core forum landing page for drupal 6?

Core forums sets the landings page to /forum. I need this changed to /some-other-name.the forum posts can be changed using pathauto, but I need to change the alias for the top-level forum landing ...
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Point me in the direction of developing new forum features?

Probably the most confusing part about Drupal for a beginner (read: Me!) is figuring out which modules should be used to develop new functionality. I'm looking for the path I would need to take to ...
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Restrict forum access based on user (user list)

I need to restrict access to forums so that only selected users can access an individual forum. (The users should apply for a forum and a moderator should decide if the user should be allowed to ...
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What external forum to integrate with Drupal 6? [closed]

I have a busy Drupal 6 community site (+500K registered users). I'd like to move my drupal forum content to an external forum software serveed from a subdomain in a separate server. The main goal is ...
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Error displaying field_view_field content [duplicate]

I have some working but drupal keeps giving me warming errors each time i look at the admin pages. I am in the process of building a forum using drupal's core forum module. Once you selected a listed ...
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How to target and remove a given fieldset

I am very new to drupal and have been playing around with lots of different modules and core features. I have now come to an issue I have been trying to solve for the pass 48hrs without finding the ...
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Forum Post urls with Pathauto

I'm using Drupal (v7.21) with Pathauto and Advanced Forum and would like the paths to be formatted like: domain.com/forum domain.com/forum/the_topic_name domain.com/forum/the_topic_name/the_post_name ...
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Comment body field is missing

I enabled the forum module, and when I add a comment on a forum post, there is no body field. I disabled both the Comment and the Forum modules, and re-installed them, but I still have the same ...
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Change date format in forum

Is there a way to change the date format in main forum table? I changed the date format in views for topic list, but the date format wasn't changed on main forum page
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How to clone or export a forum thread?

I am wondering what is the best way to somehow clone/export/duplicate a single forum thread?
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Forum and section moderation

I need to import a Simple Machine Forum 2.0.3 into Drupal Forum, and my client need to have the possibility to moderate section in the new forum. He want to assign 1+ moderator for section. Is this ...
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Discussion forum for each group

I need to set up a forum kind of discussion board for each group that is created. Can anyone help me with this.
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Drupal 7 e-mail driven forum (mailcomment)

I've been tasked to set up a forum on drupal 7 that can support outgoing e-mail notifications with incoming e-mail posting for a forum section akin to Google Groups. I.e. a fully e-mail integrated ...
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Calling node delete (node_delete_multiple) is not deleting all comments from database

When I do a query on the database (SELECT * FROM comment c where c.nid = 119445765;) I get a 12 rows in set (0.00 sec) The I call node_delete_multiple(array(119445765)). Then I go back to the ...
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Spam filter in signatures?

Since otherwise great spam module does not check user signatures for spam, I have hard times fighting spammers who just put their spam links in their signatures in the forum so basically they rendered ...
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How do I block access to forum landing page, forum containers and forum posts?

I need only members to be able to access the forums. I have researched this to death and from what I can tell, I need to have at least three modules to achieve this. Path access to block access to ...
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Replacing core forum pages with views throws a warning

I set up views for forum/% paths to replace the core forum pages, and it works fine except I get this error: Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in forum_menu_local_tasks_alter() (line 169 ...
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How to disable delete once the thread has been started in advanced forum module in drupal 7?

If there are no comments on the current topic then user can delete the post. If there are one or more comments on the forum-topic then user will not be able to edit or delete forum-topic. Which ...
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How to copy forum structure Advanced Forum?

I wish to use the Forum or Advanced forum module to create forums. But to save time I need to duplicate forum structure to create new ones. I've done Google search but did not find any useful ...
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Same forum in multiple menus?

I'm building a site which has several "guide" sections, each with their own menu. Think "London guide", "Paris guide", "Berlin guide" etc. All of these guides will share the same forum - call it ...
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How to archive drupal forums?

How can I add archive state to drupal forums so that: They are not visible in search results They are shown in a different container They are visible only to some users based on user-roles ...
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Archiving forums on time basis in drupal 7

I am using advance forum on drupal 7. I want to add following functionality to it: Archiving: I could define forum posts older than 6 months or so should be automatically be archived and visible ...
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How to change the alias for the core forum landing page?

Core forums sets the landings page to /forum. I need this changed to /another-page/forum. I know I can change the forum posts using pathauto, but I need to change the alias for the top-level forum ...
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Drupal 7 Forum - Allow Users to 'hide' their online status

I am desperately trying to find a way for my users to 'hide' their online status from other users. Currently all users online are displayed in the drupal 'who's online' box. Ideally I would look for ...