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Photo Galleries are back! Instructions below.
Dear forum users,
Thank you for your patience with the Photo galleries. We've got your galleries online!
We have finished writing a custom script to migrate the PhotoPlog to vBulletin5’s albums.
Unfortunately V-Bulletin killed the "Photoplogs" in their software upgrade which was unforeseen and we're the first development group to have written a script for getting the galleries back... that said, it took some time to reverse engineer the code and get the albums to move over seamlessly!
Forum users will be able to access their “PhotoPlog” images through their user profile page by clicking on the “Media” tab.
They will also be able to browse other albums by going to the albums page. (On the forum site, there is a link in the black bar beside “Forums” to the albums.)
In order for users to create an album please follow the steps below.
1) Go to user profile page and click “Media”
2) Click Add Photos
3) Enter Photo Gallery Title in the first field
4) Click Upload or Select from Photo Album to add photos
5) Click Post
6) Once posted, the album will be created as a “Topic” on the albums page for the public to see. The topic title will be the “Photo Gallery Title” they created before uploading their photos.
To create this migration path we used vBulletin5’s default album structure. Unfortunately, it won’t work like the “PhotoPlog” but is an album/gallery component on the forum now.
Brings back memories of the aircraft business. Once upon a time a manufacturer of commercial aircraft entered into an acgreement to sell planes and help a flegling country sell their home grown products in the states. It was called an economic offset. They sell planes at a lower cost and keep some of the profit of helping import and sell 2 products. What really happened. Each year the employees at the airplane company got a choice of either a 5 pound brick of cheese or 7 pounds of canned ham. Guess they couldn't find a market for the products so they ended up buying it and giving it away! Ah those were the days. Real dilema came the year that Chernobyl went critical as this country was downwind!