Jump to content


Welcome to DevFuse Forums


Sign In  Log in with Facebook

Create Account
Welcome to DevFuse Forums, like most online communities you must register to view or post in our community, but don't worry this is a simple free process that requires minimal information for you to signup. Be apart of DevFuse Forums by signing in or creating an account.
  • Start new topics and reply to others
  • Subscribe to topics and forums to get email updates
  • Get your own profile page and make new friends
  • Send personal messages to other members.
 
Guest Message by DevFuse

Tutorial info Visit support topic

  • Added on: Mar 08 2010 01:44 PM
  • Views: 4692
 


Simple Validating Message

A simple skin edit for those who require extra instructions for validating members

Posted by AndyF on Mar 08 2010 01:44 PM
Sometimes, new members (especially those new to forums) may not always be aware they need to validate their account. I used to have a simple message back on 2.x.x to help them and have now done something similar for IP.Board 3.

It's a very simple skin edit to create a box with a reminder message in it.

ACP > Look / Feel > Manage Skin Sets / Templates > (choose skin) > Manage Templates / CSS > Global Templates > GlobalTemplate >

Scroll down about 3/4 of the way down that template and find:
			<div id='content' class='clear'>
				<a id='j_content'></a>
				<if test="mainpageContent:|:$html">{$html}</if>
				<br class='clear' />
			</div>

Add this above, after the closing div on a new line:
<!-- validating message-->
<if test="authenticating:|:$this->memberData['member_group_id'] == $this->settings['auth_group']">
<div align='center'>
<br /><div class='general_box' style='width: 75%;'>
<h3><img src='{$this->settings['img_url']}/comment_new.png'> Thank you for registering!</h3>
<div align='center'><br /><strong>As part of the registration process, we require you to validate your email address. You will need to do this before you can post.</strong>
<br /><br />Please check your inbox for your validation email from us and click the link provided in it. If you did not receive this, please <a href="{parse url="app=core&amp;module=global&amp;section=register&amp;do=reval" base="public"}" title='{$this->lang->words['resend_val']}'><strong>Click Here</a></strong> to resend it.<br /><br />
</div></div></div><br />
</if>
<!-- end of validating message -->

Save the template.

This is the simple message all validating members will now see, along with the extra link to click for a new email if required. You can easily customise the message (for example by allowing validating members to post in a certain forum) as required.

Posted Image

Powered by Tutorials 1.5.1 © 2016, by Michael McCune