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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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Conditionally add a field to forum topic content type

I have a very uncommon requirement from my client. They want to have an extra field on a specific forum and only by that specific forum, not the others. For example, I have such a forum structure: ...
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adding Organic Groups Forum module to minimal install causes PDOException

Error: The website encountered an unexpected error. Please try again later. PDOException: SQLSTATE[42S22]: Column not found: 1054 Unknown column 'node.entity_id' in 'where clause': SELECT ...
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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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Uploading images in forum not possible

I want to allow forum users to easily upload an image and insert it into the forum topic body, I've add an image field to the cck forum. Each time I click on upload I have this error pointing to the ...
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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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Does Drupal vB module support VB 5?

I'd like to integrate VB 4 or 5 with my existing Drupal 6 site. I see in the Drupal VB module's documentation that, "latest confirmed working version was 3.8.x." So I am wondering what the last ...
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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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Don't send more forum subscriptions until they are viewed

With normal forums, e.g. vbulletin etc, generally, after a notification goes out for a new comment etc, it doesn't send any more until you've clicked the link/revisted the site and seen that comment. ...
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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 ...
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how to show forum rss feed in Drupal7 block?

Forum Block is visible on footer region while logged as administrator but when logged in as general user I am not able to see my rss feed block in my site.. Please help me. Thanks in advance..
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How to display forum on a custom URL on my site?

The default URL of forum is ./forum but I want it to move to ./discuss/forum How can i accomplish same?
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How do you build an auto-generating menu for forums?

I am using Drupal 7 with advanced forum and taxonomy menu and cannot figure out how to create a menu that will automatically add topics as menu items to forum containers with the right URL path ...
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How to allow anonymous comments on one content type, but not all

I would like anonymous visitors to be able to comment on my 'Blog' content type, but only registered users comment on my 'Forum' content type. It seems that if anonymous users have permission to ...
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Automatic Node Reference

my task is, to create a forum-like behaviour which resembles StackExchange's platform with the only difference that only the question's poster will be able to comment on the replies. My thought is to ...
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How to allow users to moderate their own forum threads?

In Drupal 6 forum, I want to give certain thread initiators the permission to edit/delete the thread posts that they find unsuitable, but only on their own threads. How can I do so? Thanks