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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.

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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..

Posted by AndreaApril 14, 2012 - 09:28 pm
Davenna, see my previous post, you need to take off messages from the posts.txt file otherwise you cannot use the guestbook anymore.

Posted by Davena EllisApril 14, 2012 - 09:27 pmdlongshoreellis@gmail.com
Also, this message is in the admin section: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 4864 bytes) in /home/content/15/4894515/html/guestbook/include/classes.php(740) : eval()'d code on line 1

Posted by Davena EllisApril 14, 2012 - 09:13 pmdlongshoreellis@gmail.com
receiving this error code when posting or deleting posts in the admin area: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 8192 bytes) in /home/content/15/4894515/html/guestbook/include/lang/eng/lang.php on line 1

Posted by AndreaApril 14, 2012 - 08:38 pm

Depending on the memory allocated to PHP, there is a limit to the number of messages that can be handled by the script because the size of the database file grows in time, until it will reach the allowed memory limit set by your web host.

So you need to take some posts out from the messages database and maybe archive them in static form. If you look at the bottom of this page you will find the links to my posts archives, so you get the idea.

Here's my suggestion to create an archive file:

- backup your posts/posts.txt file, make a copy

- download the posts.txt file. In the file each line corresponds to a message. You should edit this file by using a source code text editor ONLY, for example Komodo edit is a great free one.

- Select from the posts file the lines corresponding to the messages you wish to archive, say the first 2000 lines for example.

- copy these lines to another text file, call it posts2.txt

- upload the posts2.txt file in the posts folder

- change the name of the old posts file to something else, say posts_full.txt

- change the name of posts2.txt to posts.txt

- go to admin/configuration, select the option to have max 10.000 posts per page. So that now all the posts will go in a single page

- save configuration.

- Go to the html guestbook page (that will now contain all the posts to be archived, in a single page) and save it as archive.html

- put the lines of the posts.txt file that you wish to keep in the guestbook (the ones you did not put in the posts2.txt file), in a new file, call it posts3.txt. Mind that THE LAST LINES OF YOUR POST FILE MIGHT NOW BE CORRUPTED because you reached the memory limit, so have a close look in particular to the LAST LINE and delete it if it does not look right

- Replace the posts3.txt file with the present posts.txt file in the server, upload and rename posts3.txt to posts.txt

- change permission of this file to 666

- upload the archive file and link it to your guestbook page

- you are done. To update the guestbook with the new, smaller posts database you need now to either make a post or save configuration.

Let me know. First thing, make a solid backup of your posts.txt file.

Also consider replacing the log.txt file with a new, empty one (backup the old one first), and then again ge sure to chmod to 666.

Posted by Davena EllisApril 14, 2012 - 08:02 pmdlongshoreellis@gmail.com
I bought this script about 2 years ago. Recently, when someone attempts to post, they get this error: Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 33554432 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 8192 bytes) in /home/content/15/4894515/html/guestbook/include/lang/eng/lang.php on line 1. What should I do?

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