[forum request]spoiler tags

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can we get spoiler tags on the forum please.
while the "hide" button works, it is more meant to hide multiple posts into a single post.

to make erhan's life easier.

https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... de_spoiler
can a mod move this to the troubleshooting and help section I posted this in the wrong place thanks in advanced.
grindorth wrote:
can a mod move this to the troubleshooting and help section I posted this in the wrong place thanks in advanced.


Done.

grindorth wrote:
while the "hide" button works, it is more meant to hide multiple posts into a single post.
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... de_spoiler


Unfortunately later versions of phpBB don't support stuff from the DB/Modifications directory anymore, they switched to Extensions. However from what I've seen of other forums the "spoiler" tag is just a renamed "hide" tag (click to reveal hidden content). Example:
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/bbcode/new_spoiler/
soudou wrote:
grindorth wrote:
can a mod move this to the troubleshooting and help section I posted this in the wrong place thanks in advanced.


Done.

grindorth wrote:
while the "hide" button works, it is more meant to hide multiple posts into a single post.
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... de_spoiler


Unfortunately later versions of phpBB don't support stuff from the DB/Modifications directory anymore, they switched to Extensions. However from what I've seen of other forums the "spoiler" tag is just a renamed "hide" tag (click to reveal hidden content). Example:
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/bbcode/new_spoiler/

yeah we can use that instead
also i had no idea erhan left and gave control of the site to methecooldude(the team section is visible to all)
if the site needs more moderators, I would like to join the ranks I lurk most of the time :D :P
grindorth wrote:
also i had no idea erhan left and gave control of the site to methecooldude


Erhan still is around and has administrator privileges but unfortunately they don't have time to make fixes / additions / handle hosting anymore etc. so methecooldude is hosting and has managed to fix the Thanks system, chat, latest posts, etc.
soudou wrote:
grindorth wrote:
also i had no idea erhan left and gave control of the site to methecooldude


Erhan still is around and has administrator privileges but unfortunately they don't have time to make fixes / additions / handle hosting anymore etc. so methecooldude is hosting and has managed to fix the Thanks system, chat, latest posts, etc.

i see...
hopefully the spoiler tag plug in get added soon.
grindorth wrote:
hopefully the spoiler tag plug in get added soon.


You mean the one I linked? It's just the same as the Hide tag.
soudou wrote:
grindorth wrote:
hopefully the spoiler tag plug in get added soon.


You mean the one I linked? It's just the same as the Hide tag.

yeah because this [spoiler]just an example[/spoiler] doesn't work your are suppose to see a black bar.
if not then I tried
grindorth wrote:
yeah because this [spoiler]just an example[/spoiler] doesn't work your are suppose to see a black bar.
if not then I tried


Oh I see. The one you linked in your first post though says "obscures text in a box until the user clicks on it" which is also the same as the hide tag, but I think you're looking for one that "obscures text until user hovers on it"?

Unfortunately ones like the following aren't compatible with the newer version of phpbb:
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... poiler_mod

Is there any recent extension/code for phpbb version 3.1.x? I searched phpbb site and the on hover ones seem to be over a decade old mods so no longer compatible sadly, and another I found mentioned in the past year apparently doesn't work well on mobiles, I hear the current layout is meant to be compatible for mobile too. :(
soudou wrote:
grindorth wrote:
yeah because this [spoiler]just an example[/spoiler] doesn't work your are suppose to see a black bar.
if not then I tried


Oh I see. The one you linked in your first post though says "obscures text in a box until the user clicks on it" which is also the same as the hide tag, but I think you're looking for one that "obscures text until user hovers on it"?

Unfortunately ones like the following aren't compatible with the newer version of phpbb:
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... poiler_mod

Is there any recent extension/code for phpbb version 3.1.x? I searched phpbb site and the on hover ones seem to be over a decade old mods so no longer compatible sadly, and another I found mentioned in the past year apparently doesn't work well on mobiles, I hear the current layout is meant to be compatible for mobile too. :(

the click one is better
also if you look at your hosei thread or whenever ernie posts stuff, you see that the hide button works better at hiding a lot of stuff into single post which is good because its working as intended.
grindorth wrote:
soudou wrote:
grindorth wrote:
yeah because this just an example doesn't work your are suppose to see a black bar.
if not then I tried


Oh I see. The one you linked in your first post though says "obscures text in a box until the user clicks on it" which is also the same as the hide tag, but I think you're looking for one that "obscures text until user hovers on it"?

Unfortunately ones like the following aren't compatible with the newer version of phpbb:
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... poiler_mod

Is there any recent extension/code for phpbb version 3.1.x? I searched phpbb site and the on hover ones seem to be over a decade old mods so no longer compatible sadly, and another I found mentioned in the past year apparently doesn't work well on mobiles, I hear the current layout is meant to be compatible for mobile too. :(

the click one is better
also if you look at your hosei thread or whenever ernie posts stuff, you see that the hide button works better at hiding a lot of stuff into single post which is good because its working as intended.

How this: This text is behind the spoiler wall
Rich Smith
Team Gaki & gaki-no-tsukai.com Web Admin / Site Tech
All Round Awesomeness!
methecooldude wrote:
How this: This text is behind the spoiler wall


Great job!

Housei gets slapped by Chono next year. 8)
methecooldude wrote:
grindorth wrote:
soudou wrote:

Oh I see. The one you linked in your first post though says "obscures text in a box until the user clicks on it" which is also the same as the hide tag, but I think you're looking for one that "obscures text until user hovers on it"?

Unfortunately ones like the following aren't compatible with the newer version of phpbb:
https://www.phpbb.com/customise/db/mod/ ... poiler_mod

Is there any recent extension/code for phpbb version 3.1.x? I searched phpbb site and the on hover ones seem to be over a decade old mods so no longer compatible sadly, and another I found mentioned in the past year apparently doesn't work well on mobiles, I hear the current layout is meant to be compatible for mobile too. :(

the click one is better
also if you look at your hosei thread or whenever ernie posts stuff, you see that the hide button works better at hiding a lot of stuff into single post which is good because its working as intended.

How this: This text is behind the spoiler wall

but you can do that only registered users can remove the spoiler wall? to hide mega key
Done, have a look now, then logout :)
Rich Smith
Team Gaki & gaki-no-tsukai.com Web Admin / Site Tech
All Round Awesomeness!
thanks dude I have been asking for this for years
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