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UBB.threads usually allows for alternating row colors in many of the parts of the forum and it is nice to have in order to set apart the rows by color (or more specifically CSS styling).

The Post Island is such a creature that doesn't allow this for some reason. Oversight? I really don't know, but it is really a small tweak to put in the option to alternate the rows and make them have a distinct look.

Alternating row colors in a Post Island

UBB.threads usually allows for alternating row colors in many of the parts of the forum and it is nice to have in order to set apart the rows by color (or more specifically CSS styling). The Post Island is such a creature that doesn’t allow this for some reason. Oversight? I really don’t know, but […]

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Adding Smiley pop-up to the Shoutbox

Have you ever wanted to have a smiley pop-up for the UBB.threads shoutbox? Look no further, because I’ll show you how to do it in this article. Credit where credit is dude goes to CampingPA Ranger over at CampingPA.com. Stop by and have a look at their site. Their list of smileys is quite impressive […]

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Have you ever gone to a UBB.threads site, notice something unique about it's layout and wonder 'how the heck did they do that' ?

For example, there is a very well put together site that is in the 'Community spotlight' forum over at UBB.central called [ <a title="Love the Garden forums" href="http://www.lovethegarden.com/forums/" target="_blank">Love the Garden</a> ]

Demystifying UBB.threads framework – Part I

Have you ever gone to a UBB.threads site, notice something unique about it’s layout and wonder ‘how the heck did they do that’ ? For example, there is a very well put together site that is in the ‘Community spotlight’ forum over at UBB.central called [ Love the Garden ]. They peeked under the hood, […]

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The UBB.threads custom islands are a good thing and there's is no doubt about it!

With that said, I always like to do a little tweaking to get more out of the editing process. This article shows how a small modification can do just that.

Getting more out of the Custom Island Editor

The UBB.threads custom islands are a good thing and there’s is no doubt about it! With that said, I always like to do a little tweaking to get more out of the editing process. This article will show you how a small modification can accomplish just that. Edit the file templates/default/admin/editcustomisland.tmpl and look for these […]

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This is probably one of the first things I do on a new Threads installation, because I like to see more of the style information when I'm in the style editor. That's what large monitors are for!

Getting more room in UBB.threads style editor

This is probably one of the first things I do on a new Threads installation, because I like to see more of the style information when I’m in the style editor. Take a look below at the image and see how much horizontal realestate is wasted (click the image for full size): (more…)

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UBB.threads Twitter Custom Island

It seems as if Twitter is the rage nowadays, so it is at least logical to have the option of a UBB.threads Custom Island to display your latest tweets. Let’s do one! This tutorial will assume you know your way around the Admin control panel for UBB.threads, but if you don’t, go the [ this […]

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If you've ever wanted to make a UBB.threads custom island with information from an RSS Feed, then read all about it here.

UBB.threads Custom Island from an RSS feed

RSS (really simple syndicated) feeds are a very versitile, simple and popular way of sharing information between web sites. It’s pretty much a defacto standard and there are many tutorials, widgets, plugins and hard coded solutions to be found by just googling. That brings me to this article and the reason I’m writing it. I […]

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This article is intended to show what to look for on the import as well as to point out some particulars with regard to the imported style. It will additionally give some suggested guidelines that you might want to follow in the future.

How to import a new style into UBB.threads

This is usually quite a simple process, if the style has no images involved in the CSS, however there are more and more styles popping up that rely on nicely shaded images to give that extra touch. In that event, it is important to do another couple steps to make a nice smooth import and […]

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