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[IDEA] Scheduled Poster

Scheduled Poster

Aim: Allow posts to be posted in a specified board with a user-created message on
-a) a certain day (one time event),
-b) a repeating time interval (once every (every,1,2,3,4) week(s), (every,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12) month(s), (every,1,2,3,4) year(s)) with a start and ending date (or neverending), or
-c) a repeating date (on the 1st of every month) with a start and ending date (or neverending)
-All options have the ability to set the time (based on user's local time, or board time if local not set)

Admin Panel:
-Modsettings tab
-Option to create posts
-If posts exist, display dates & time, frequency and post snippet, plus edit and delete options
-Create Posts function allows admin to select:
--Schedule options (explained above)
--User ID to post from (0 for guest)
--Board to post to
--Topic title
--Post body (message content)
--Choose sticky, lock, announce
-Settings to:
--Increment poster's postcount?
--Sticky by default?
--Locked by default?
--Announce by default? (any of these will be marked by default on the create post page, but can be deselected  manually)
  • Last Edit: August 01, 2008, 02:02:24 am by The Insane Admin