About User Download 6.1

This component/theme doesn't work with the latest OSSN version.
German Michael Zülsdorff 8 years ago

About User

This component adds an additional profile subpage named About showing some basic member information like gender, age, etc. retrieved from the member's account data.

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The accessibility of the About page depends on the mode which was chosen on the account settings page. The three available options are public (visible for everyone), friends only, or nobody (except of the account owner and administrators).

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Note: About User can NOT be used in parallel with the Custom User Fields component. Whenever Custom User Fields gets enabled, About User will be disabled automatically.


V 6.1

  • Ossn 6.x support
  • verified PHP 8 compatibility
  • removed Textarea Support dependency
  • added check to prevent enabling with Custom User Fields component in parallel
  • new 'tabbed' layout of About page
  • moved accessibility settings to extra tab of account settings page
  • fixed wrong or un-translated country names provided by the Country Selector component

Outdated Ossn 5.x releases:
V 4.3 (supporting Ossn 5.4 up to 5.6, requires TextareaSupport 2.12)

  • adapted requirements to Ossn 5.4

V 4.2

  • completed set of language files
  • adapted to TextareaSupport 2.8

V 4.1

  • adds configurable privacy to about tab
  • automatic disabling of About User component if Custom User Fields component is enabled

V 4.0

  • support added for dynamically displaying additional profile field's data as provided by components like 'CountrySelector' for example.

V 3.1

  • translate gender
  • rewritten age calculation function

V 1.0

  • initial release
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German Eddie Projekt Replied 2 years ago

work really fine!

Indonesian Arsalan Shah Replied 2 years ago

Working fine!

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in Balamurali Govindan Replied 3 years ago

Thank You for the clarification. I greatly appreciate it.

German Michael Zülsdorff Replied 3 years ago

Yes, as you pointed out aboutuser gets disabled automatically in case the Custom User Fields component is enabled, because the latter one offers not only the same features but even more and is individually customizable.
So I'm sure this was the true reason for not showing up in your case.
As for the bio component I don't see no real 'overlapping' because it initializes totally blank by default and it's up to the individual member to fill in any thing of interest or not.

in Balamurali Govindan Replied 3 years ago

Sorry Sir.

I thought it was automatically disabled because of this release 4.1 comment
"automatic disabling of About User component if Custom User Fields component is enabled".

Also I use "bio" module, so that could also be overlapping with the "aboutuser" functionality. So kinds of not using this module. Sorry, I apologize.

German Michael Zülsdorff Replied 3 years ago

Willi and Balamurali,
I'm tired of seeing these kind of 'it doesn't work' reports without any further details.
You can be sure that no developer would upload a completely untested component here which would fail in a standard environment. So if it does - as in your case - there must be a reason. But we can't find the reason if you're not willing to provide any information about your sites.

Hence, please stop further postings like that if you're basically unwilling to cooperate.

German Michael Zülsdorff Replied 3 years ago

Thanks a lot, Balamurali.
And ... hopefully .... this time we'll get some more details.... 🤣

in Balamurali Govindan Replied 3 years ago

I am also not able to see this tab after installation. Will report as a bug.

German Willi da SIlva Borges Replied 3 years ago

Unfortunately, the menu item is not displayed for me :(

How can I make it appear?


Developer: Michael
License ossnv4
Type: Communication
Requires Ossn Version : 6.0
Latest Version: 6.1
Last Updated 2 years ago
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