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Building Forums with vBulletin by Kathy Kingsley-Hughes, Adrian Kingsley-Hughes

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Hack Distribution

So now you have a hack and you want to make it available to other people. The question is, how do you do this? The license agreement prevents you from distributing whole templates, and anyway, you're only making small changes to the template so it's silly to get people to replace code that is unchanged.

The best way to distribute hacks is in the form of clear instructions that others can easily follow. There are many ways to do this but the following is an example of one way that is clear and straightforward.

MODIFICATION PM READ RECEIPT CHECKBOX Version 1.0.2 ----------------------------------------------------- Open TEMPLATE pm_newpm Find and DELETE/COMMENT OUT: else if (formname.dopreview != true) { <if condition="$show[‘trackpm']"> ...

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