Jonathan B

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  • Birthday 05/24/1985

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  1. Jonathan B added a topic in Pre-Sales Questions   

    Downloads List
    In IP Downloads, I want to display a soundcloud-hosted song for each file in the list, but it only shows up as a link until I click on the actual file.  I want the soundcloud stream to be visible for all files shown in list view.  How can I achieve this?
    Here is an example of how the stream should show up in the list:
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  2. Jonathan B added a post in a topic Downloads and FTP   

    Hmm. Thing is, some of the downloads would be 'paid' items . I want to protect the files by only allowing access from the download button.  So it seems the only way to do that is store on the dedicated server...right?
  3. Jonathan B added a topic in Pre-Sales Questions   

    Downloads and FTP
    In v3, I had an issue with using FTP for the 'Downloads' application...my FTP credentials were shown in the url.   How has this been addressed in v4?
    My scenario is running the site on a dedicated server, but storing the download content on a shared server via FTP.
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  4. Jonathan B added a post in a topic Modify 3.4 Now or After 4.0 Is Released?   

    I notice Ehren from IPBFocus is offering upgrades to many of his themes. He seems to working very hard.

    I also own a 3.x license, and decided not to launch my site until 4.0. Its a tough decision, but I'll suffer a while for future sanity. I don't like tinkering on the server side much.
  5. Jonathan B added a post in a topic IPB becoming a SimpleScript   

    I've tried this upgrader, but I keep getting permission errors even after changing permissions. I also checked the permission in ACP, all looks fine.

    BTW, there are commercial products in SimpleScript, Fantastico, AMPPS, and other similar script managers.
  6. Jonathan B added a topic in Product Feedback   

    IPB becoming a SimpleScript
    CPanel and Plesk can be configured with a SimpleScript (http://www.simplescripts.com/) option that seamlessly installs and updates with minimal effort. I've used this for wordperss, Joomla, and other forum software. What are the prospects of IPB getting on that list?
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  7. Jonathan B added a post in a topic Same File In Multiple Categories   

    ip.downloads already needs a huge change to its code...might as well add this functionality along the way.
  8. Jonathan B added a post in a topic Browsing the Catalog (currently a pain)   

    Perhaps a static category list with a jquery sub list that is scrollable and updates more when reaching the bottom? Selecting a particular product could explode its details rather than loading a new page outside the list. That's a concept tha comes to mind.

    Anything but flash!
  9. Jonathan B added a post in a topic Bulk Management of files   

    I just posted a similar thread about the challenges users face when going to large catalogs. It's discouraging to many visitors
  10. Jonathan B added a topic in IP.Downloads   

    Browsing the Catalog (currently a pain)
    I only have 26 files in my downloads app, but it seems to be a pain for visitors to navigate through the catalog. My fear is that when I reach 100 files, no one will bother to explore them all. When I'm in a file (like http://goo.gl/o1UjO ), there is no option to got to "next" or "previous" file. More clicks than desired are necessary to display a few files. Has this been a discussion among developers?
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  11. Jonathan B added a post in a topic Turn your Suite into a website   

    I'd like to see this post promoted to a FAQ for iP.Content :thumbsup:
  12. Jonathan B added a post in a topic let search include download tags   

    Please add this as an option. Here's an example through my challenge:
    U have music loops for download, and a download file can span multiple styles, so instead of restricting to category, I let users add tags. When someone wants some slow paced loops, they can type "slow" and get all related files. Also there are so many genres I don't want users to get lost in the category list. Instead they can type rock, fusion, jazz, or whatever the author used as a tag.

    It would be nice to have an option to set the search combination as default.
  13. Jonathan B added a comment on a file (M34) Videos System   

    This is a great application! I hope to see many new features and skinning options. Great work!
  14. Jonathan B added a post in a topic IP.Downloads not so great SEO   

    IP.SEO working sweet on my board. But then again my offerings are probably somewhat unique. But some simple searching has my board on all the 1st page results. My board is only a few months old with <90 users. Haven't even marketed the site yet.
  15. Jonathan B added a topic in IP.Downloads   

    Separate fields for description and preview text.
    This page explains it all: http://www.producerbay.com/files/


    The featured download has embedded media in its description that is not fully implemented at this view as shows the code instead of content. If there were separate fields for description and preview text (similar to ip.content's articles) then I could embed the media without the code showing up like it does.

    If there is a workaround for this, I'd like to know.
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