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[Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« on: July 22, 2008, 09:25:12 am »
Howdy forumers,
today i will be showing you how to add new tabs on this bar



Ok first open up your forums and go to admin cp

Go to manage styles



Then custom tabs




Title: Put the name of your tab you want here
url: Where you want the tab to take you

Thanks give me ideas on new guides

Thanks,

Agent Z

« Last Edit: September 29, 2008, 07:48:32 pm by simply sibyl »

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2008, 02:45:46 am »
wat can u put in these tabs?

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2008, 02:21:20 pm »
wat can u put in these tabs?

Use Custom Tabs to create a new tab (actually a link) in the tab bar.
You can use it for external URLs
You can create webpages using the webpage editor then use Custom Tabs to create a Tab(link) to get to the page.
You could use it to go to a specific section of your forum...     Forum Rules?    Whatever you like.  (Keeping in mind the TOS)   SMF for Free - Terms of Use
       
« Last Edit: December 26, 2008, 02:47:26 pm by simply sibyl »

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2008, 02:31:00 pm »
The
...   Whatever you like.
It is like something out of this world. The tab feature is great and can link to anything, but does the linked website also need to follow the SMF For Free TOS?

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2008, 02:35:24 pm »
but does the linked website also need to follow the SMF For Free TOS?

YES.   
For instance:  posting links to warez,  adult related material is a no no so putting a link for them would be a TOS Violation
By posting a link to something that is against our TOS you would be making it available.

SMF for Free - Terms of Use -  NOTE all of the "making it available" notations in the TOS.

(have edited that post to reflect this)
       
« Last Edit: December 26, 2008, 02:47:01 pm by simply sibyl »

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2008, 05:36:14 pm »
Oh ok, thats what I thought would be the case, thanks.  ;)

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2009, 05:30:03 pm »
Howdy forumers,
today i will be showing you how to add new tabs on this bar



Ok first open up your forums and go to admin cp

Go to manage styles



Then custom tabs




Title: Put the name of your tab you want here
url: Where you want the tab to take you

Thanks give me ideas on new guides

Thanks,

Agent Z



OK
You lost me at "Ok first open up your forums and go to admin cp"

These are the only options I have.....

Features and Options
Server Settings
Current Theme
Themes and Layout
Ad Management

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2009, 05:32:37 pm »
That is the right place you need to be in the admin area. If you are able to see:
Quote
Features and Options
Server Settings
Current Theme
Themes and Layout
Ad Management
Then you are in the correct place, further down from that is where the next image is taken from, and is where you need to go.

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #8 on: February 27, 2009, 05:57:22 pm »
Can you please help....?
I cannot follow any of these guides and tutorials...

I see on the bottom of the page "Powered by SMF 1.1.8 | SMF © 2006-2008, Simple Machines LLC   "

This is the same version I have.

But I do not seem to have all the possible options
I am in http://localhost/index.php?action=admin

but I do not have "webPage Editor" or "portal settings" to name 2 items....

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #9 on: February 27, 2009, 08:24:53 pm »
Can you please help....?
I cannot follow any of these guides and tutorials...

I see on the bottom of the page "Powered by SMF 1.1.8 | SMF © 2006-2008, Simple Machines LLC   "

This is the same version I have.

But I do not seem to have all the possible options
I am in http://localhost/index.php?action=admin

but I do not have "webPage Editor" or "portal settings" to name 2 items....

We do support here only for forums hosted by the SMF for Free service...   for self hosted forums you need to use simplemachines.org   

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #10 on: February 28, 2009, 07:28:59 am »
Can you please help....?
I cannot follow any of these guides and tutorials...

I see on the bottom of the page "Powered by SMF 1.1.8 | SMF © 2006-2008, Simple Machines LLC   "

This is the same version I have.

But I do not seem to have all the possible options
I am in http://localhost/index.php?action=admin

but I do not have "webPage Editor" or "portal settings" to name 2 items....

We do support here only for forums hosted by the SMF for Free service...   for self hosted forums you need to use simplemachines.org  

Yeah I just figured that out

You are a different organization/product

Thanks

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #11 on: April 12, 2009, 08:05:51 pm »
how do i detete a tab on my forums i have home but it olny gose to the chatboxs so when you first go in to the forums it gos to the "home tab" but i would like it to go to the forums tab first how do i do this.

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #12 on: April 12, 2009, 08:09:04 pm »
You can't do that unless you disable the homepage portal.

Or, when you hand out your Forum URL... you can hand out this:

Code: [Select]
http://FORUMTITLE.smfforfreeX.com/index.php
Changing the FORUMTITLE to the prefix of your URL and the X to the server you are on.

instead of this URL
Code: [Select]
http://FORUMTITLE.smfforfreeX.com
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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #13 on: April 12, 2009, 09:09:45 pm »
how do i disable the homepage portal.

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Re: [Guide] Admin CP Custom Tabs
« Reply #14 on: April 12, 2009, 09:17:21 pm »
If your using Legacy Portal do the following:

Admin CP > Configuration - Legacy Portal Settings > Enable Portal (uncheck)

If you are using EzPortal do the following:

Admin CP > EzPortal - Settings > Enable Portal Homepage (uncheck)
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