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Posted by AndreaMay 11, 2012 - 05:42 pm
Hello susan, I have two comments:

- the feature in admin to change the posts and log file names is buggy, I would stay with the default names

- these files (posts.txt and log.txt) are normally created by the script. If you create/replace them manually, then a chage of permission to 666 is needed for the script to be able to write to them, this is the problem you are having.

Hope this helps. Best - Andrea

Posted by SusanMay 11, 2012 - 04:07 pm

Posted by SusanMay 08, 2012 - 04:54 pm
hi Andrea,

Got another question for you... I had removed display of the date in the posts--just didn't want it--but now I'd like to put back the date only, without the time.

It was simple to edit the setting of $date in mixvar.php to not include the time, and it works for new posts. But the posts that were already made, already had the time included, so it displays for them.

So I tried editing the posts file to take out the times, but it won't upload again. I keep getting "permission denied". The posts folder permissions are 777, and the posts file permissions were 644, but even having changed them to 777, permission was still denied.

Is there another way to control display of the date, or can you advise how to get the edited file to upload? Thanks so much.

Posted by RayMay 07, 2012 - 11:15 pm
does this work

Posted by AndreaMay 03, 2012 - 09:19 pm
Jason, thanks for your kind words. I am glad you solved the problem, let me know if you have further issues. Best - Andrea

Posted by JasonMay 03, 2012 - 08:36 pmjasonlouviere@gmail.com
Never Mind!! I think I got it working. Again, this is a great piece of code!!

Posted by JasonMay 03, 2012 - 08:27 pmjasonlouviere@gmail.com
I have a problem getting post to show up on my guestbook.html. I'm using the guestbook.html.in the zip on the enhance download. My path on the config.php to the guestbook.html is correct (I think).I'm getting the email, post are posting to post.txt and gbook_log.txt. I see them in the 'edit' under admim.html, but they never post to my guestbook.html page, nor do I see them in 'pending' on admim.html. I'm doing this site for client, and she wants to be able to 'approve' post before the appear, but currently I can't get them to appear even without approval.

Please help :-) other than that, your download is the best I've seen on the net.


Posted by SusanMay 02, 2012 - 06:56 pm
I see that it's there, Andrea--thank you for the quick response.

Hopefully this means it is user error.... and I can figure out what they're doing!

Posted by AndreaMay 02, 2012 - 05:31 pm
Susan I made a test and it looks good as far as I can assess.

Posted by SusanMay 02, 2012 - 05:22 pm

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Posted by David BeardsleyApril 29, 2012 - 10:36 am
Am having problems setting permissions - I get an explanation of the code when I open Admin.html but cannot see way to alter anything - is it me being stupid?

Posted by devendraApril 25, 2012 - 11:12 amdeve_n151@yahoo.com
i got this massage (Form processing halted for suspicious activity) and how can what should i do to make it work properley...

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Posted by AndreaApril 21, 2012 - 10:24 pm
Hello Jarrod, it looks like the post are not being recorded in the posts file. If you go in admin, posts edit/delete, you should not see any post at all. Make sure that the posts folder has the correct permission and that posts.txt and log.txt are created inside the posts folder. Posts folder need 755 or 777 permission, test those.

Posted by jarrodApril 21, 2012 - 10:17 pmcjarrodsnow@yahoo.com
Ok, my apologies, I should have read the adobe file on how to get things running! This is a really great tool!

I do have a question regarding posts- Is it possible to show more than 1 post (similar to below)? I've created 3 test posts and each one deletes the previous so only 1 post shows up at a time.

Thank you for offering this service! I have pretty much spent about 2 days looking for a guestbook/forum and after trying about 7 different downloads and uploads, none worked- I appreciate this program.

Posted by JarrodApril 21, 2012 - 08:21 pmcjarrodsnow@yahoo.com
Install was easy, but now I'm lost and can't figure out how to get into admin to allow comments?

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Posted by SusanApril 19, 2012 - 02:25 pm
Ah, that would explain it (the "too much time" message).

So would you explain why a post must be made within a certain time? What if someone loads the guestbook page to fill out, and then is called away for a long time before they can do it? They wouldn't know to refresh first. Of course, I could change the time limit to some huge number, but now am curious how the time limit deters spam...?

On another note, is there a page where I can try out the WCS? It is really what I'm interested in for my client, but I want to see if it also flashes the "Processing post" message. (I've been able to get rid of all messages on that white page, but the blank page still flashes.... :() Thank you.

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Posted by AndreaApril 18, 2012 - 02:48 pm
Susan in principle the too much time message appears if you load the page and then wait more than 10 minutes (600 seconds) to post. This is encoded in php_guestbook.php, around line 165 there is a "seconds" variable.

Posted by SusanApril 18, 2012 - 01:46 pm
If it means anything... I'm now sometimes seeing the "too much time" message here on this guestbook... fyi.

Posted by SusanApril 18, 2012 - 01:46 pm
Thanks Andrea... I don't think I touched any js, but will go back and start again, check everything, as you suggest. I definitely did save the originals!

Posted by AndreaApril 18, 2012 - 12:53 pm
Susan you might have touched the javascript in the html page aswell? The error message you see is from the ajax-based verification mechanism. The confirm variable does not have anything to do with that. My suggestion is to start over: resume the working version (you do have a backup of the files you have edited correct :) and carefully edit in little steps and check that the guestbook is still working after each step. Feel free to seek further help here :)

Posted by SusanApril 18, 2012 - 12:43 pm
hi Andrea,

I changed the value of the variable 'confirm' that does the redirect to keep only the "refresh", content of 0, and the url (can't paste it here--it's not accepted).

But now am getting the message "Too much time elapsed before posting, please go back to the form and try again"

Had not seen that before. What advice can you give me? Thanks.

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Posted by SukuApril 15, 2012 - 07:49 amtest@testing.com
Looks good... Thanks..

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