Tom Christian

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  1. Tom Christian added a post in a topic: CSS3 Breadcrumbs by IPS Themes   

    ​Latest version is 1.0.3. Ignore it here. Lot's and lot's of stuff broke when IPS upgraded the forums to IPS4
  2. Tom Christian added a bug in IPS4 Bug Tracker   

    Changing plugin directory name doesn't update hook path
    1. Edit existing plugin
    2. Change plugin directory name
    3. Manually copy /dev/ folder to new plugin directory (dev files aren't  copied due to existing bug)
    4. Edit hook
    5. Whoops file_get_contents error pointing to old DIR
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  3. Tom Christian added a bug in IPS4 Bug Tracker   

    Custom form templates don't work for plugins
    \IPS\Output::i()->output = $form->customTemplate( array( \IPS\Theme::i()->getTemplate( 'system', 'core', 'front' ), 'test' ) ); This points to the /applications/ directory. What if I need to create a custom form template for a plugin?
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  4. Tom Christian added a bug in IPS4 Bug Tracker   

    Plugin dev folder missing after import
    1. exported plugin from 1 beta 4 install
    2. imported plugin to another beta 4 install
    3. plugin working 100%.
    4. Dev folder is missing from /plugins/ dir.
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  5. Tom Christian added a bug in IPS4 Bug Tracker   

    Changing plugin directory doesn't copy all files
    1. Edit existing plugin
    2. Change plugin directory name eg- '32b6367e5be062f8e7577eb82b4f66f6' to 'myPluginFolder'.
    3. Settings, templates, css & js are all missing from the new directory
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  6. Tom Christian added a bug in IPS4 Bug Tracker   

    Plugin Export Missing Files
    I remember that this was being looked into a while back but I'm not sure if it was ever addressed or not so apologies if that's the case still.
    I exported a plugin on a Beta 3 install and installed it on Beta 4. The html/js/css & settings are all missing. The only thing that exported correctly was the hook.
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  7. Tom Christian added a post in a topic: Blocks / Widgets in IPS4   

    ​Does the plugin widget appear within the widget list by default like in an app? I can't get it to show.
  8. Tom Christian added a bug in IPS4 Bug Tracker   

    Couldn't get list of available blocks
    I've been switching between working with plugins/widgets as well as designer mode in IPS4 and something has gone wrong somewhere. When trying to load the widgets, I now get the following error:
     

    Console is reporting a missing file:

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  9. Tom Christian added a post in a topic: Blocks / Widgets in IPS4   

    To answer my own question:
    1. You can add widgets by creating a new app. I'm not sure if it's possible through just a plugin.
    2. You can add the following code to your template:
    {template="widgetContainer" group="global" app="core" params="'myCustomWidgetArea', 'horizontal'"}
  10. Tom Christian added a bug in IPS4 Bug Tracker   

    Issues with widget creation
    1. Create new app
    2. Add new widget
    Issue #1 - After selecting sidebar & pages app for the can ' Can be used in' option - the selected options do not save.
    Issue #2 - When adding the widget to the front-end all it returns is 'error'. Something a little more helpful would be nice here.
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  11. Tom Christian added a post in a topic: Blocks / Widgets in IPS4   

    1. Is there any documentation available on adding blocks / widgets?
    I see that it has to be within an app.
    2. Is it possible to create 'widgetized' area within a theme? I'd like add new sections other than the three existing on the forum home page.
    Worked it out.
  12. Tom Christian added a post in a topic: PHP in Themes   

    Look in the docs .
    {{$foo = array();}}  
  13. Tom Christian added a bug in IPS4 Bug Tracker   

    Duplicate download tags
    After saving a download that has a lower case tag (such as 'suite') a duplicate entry will appear with the first letter in uppercase. 
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  14. Tom Christian added a post in a topic: Agile by IPS Themes   


    The description should be a tooltip and only show when you hover the title. What's the URL to your site? You may have some Javascript conflicts that's breaking my own code.
  15. Tom Christian added a post in a topic: fixed width causing a small ck editior problem   

    Do you have a link to see the issue in browser ?

Status Feed



  1. Tom Christian

    A small look into the framework behind our final theme for IPB v3. It's also our most powerful to date http://t.co/GmvILnYBIl

  2. Tom Christian

    Just leaving this here...http://goo.gl/ENJi7J

    1. Mikey B

      oooooh ;)

    2. kiko14

      when will this site be live? been refreshing this page, and revisiting for a few weeks now ;p very interested to see this live.

    3. Tom Christian

      Thanks for the interest! It won't be live for a few months yet. Rest assured though, development is well under way :)

    4. kiko14

      Sounds Good, Keep Up You're Amazing Work Tom !

  3. Tom Christian

    New theme 'Haze' now released on the marketplace! http://community.invisionpower.com/files/file/6606-haze/

    1. Mikey B

      Very nice, Tom! :)

  4. Tom Christian

    Pulse has now reached 400 sales!! It's also the most purchased and highest rated theme in the entire IPS Marketplace! Massive thanks to all customers!

  5. Tom Christian

    As requested by many users, you can now purchase my themes from http://www.tomchristian.co.uk/downloads/ as well as the IPS Marketplace. Get 10% off using the coupon code "buybeforeipb3.4"

  6. AndyF » Tom Christian

    Had PM for you but you're messenger is disabled ? , can email it if you prefer, tis relevant I can assure you or grab me on AIM / MSN instead when you get a moment. :)

    1. Tom Christian

      Yeah, sorry! I disabled it due to the amount of support PM's. E-Mail me at tctc91 at gmail.com :)

    2. AndyF

      Done :)

  7. Sokii » Tom Christian

    It won't let me send you a PM. D:

    1. Tom Christian

      I'm currently away until the 14th July.

    1. Tom Christian

      Sup :D

  8. Tony Hovsepian » Tom Christian

    Tom please check your inbox!!

  9. Tom Christian

    preview of a new skin in progress - http://drbl.in/bHAK

    1. Mikey B

      You should post more of these :)

    2. Tom Christian

      Do status updates on IPS even get recognized anymore now they don't appear on the board index?

    3. Mikey B

      I get a notification of friends status updates I think.

    1. MageLeif

      Looking nice, followed you on Dribbble as well ;)

    2. .Corey

      Looks great

    3. Dean w

      looks very nice, have you made this yourself?

    4. Tom Christian

      yes^ of course :)

    5. odox

      Really nice work

  10. Tom Christian

    selling all my old 3.1.4 skins for virtually nothing - http://bit.ly/j8qx6U

    1. Tom Christian

      quick previews here: http://www.tomchristian.co.uk/downloads

    2. Breadfan

      $2.99?
      You're ripping us off man!

      J/K

    3. PSNation

      will these be updated to 3.2

    4. Tom Christian

      no^

    1. ørret

      Great :) Paid?

    2. Tom Christian

      not decided :p

    3. Angel Knight Phil

      You'd be my best friend if you released it for free, and not just because I'm broke xD

  11. Tom Christian

    is there a setting to enable the breadcrumb on the forum homepage ?

    1. Tom Christian

      (for 3.2)

    2. Stars25

      I sure hope there is!

    3. Rikki

      There's not a setting, but in the skin you can just remove the <if test="count( $items['navigation'] )"> that wraps the breadcrumb list - that'll mean it always shows.

  12. Tom Christian

    Just posted a shot on dribble: http://t.co/HGchOuM Any feedback is appreciated :)

    1. The Heff

      Looking good!

    2. PromoPoker

      Great job, keep it up.

    3. ZakRhyno

      A bigger preview would help. ^_^

    4. .Peter

      Hey now that's a good looking template.

    5. PSNation

      First Nice Custom 3.2 Skin I seen

    6. Breadfan

      That theme looks really professional.
      I suggest you open a topic about it here at IPS.

    7. Tom Christian

      Thanks for the nice comments guys :)

      @Zak, read the comment on the dribble page, and there's a link to the bigger preview.

  13. Tom Christian

    After 5 1/2 years, I've stopped selling IPB skins on Skinground. All stuff being sold on IPS marketplace now. Skins -> http://bit.ly/kfL0Ig

    1. Hennet

      your site have a js error on your main.js line 5, firebug just reported once i opened your site :P

    2. IP.iBaLLiN

      i thought yall merged with skinbox

  14. Tom Christian

    Working on another free IPB theme :) I'll show a preview shortly..

    1. Planetby

      sweet Tom can't wait to see it :)

    2. Olivier Turbis

      Great!

  15. Tom Christian

    Launched my new portfolio today - http://www.tomchristian.co.uk - any feedback/critique is much appreciated =)

    1. Herofiles ★

      ouh, at 50/50, its sluuuuuuw.. nice skin tho..when every image came xd

    2. stoo2000

      Looks great! Lightbox is being very slow though.

    3. Tom Christian

      Thanks :) I need to reduce some of the full screen image sizes. Also going to sprite all the icons. Should help with the slowness.

    4. Stars25

      Not sure if you have already, but you can also compress your Javascript so the JS files are not as large (unless you put the JS in the head).

    5. Tom Christian

      Yes I have already minified the JS :)

  16. Tom Christian

    Does anyone here use "Dribble" ?

    1. Volstate

      I do sometimes...on my pillow :)

  17. Tom Christian

    Typical...the day I'm leaving Bristol, I wake up to a white out! :(

    1. Alex

      *smug*

  18. Tom Christian

    Just released a free skin on IPS Marketplace: http://bit.ly/hfrmFS

    1. Mike John

      Nice work :)

  19. Tom Christian

    Quick video preview of some new features I've added to a free skin, that will be released shortly - http://yfrog.com/0c6yxz

    1. .Peter

      Looks good

  20. Tom Christian

    Upgrading an old (free) skin. Suggestions? http://tinyurl.com/3ypzeqc

    1. .Brian

      Do it!