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XF2 Media Of The Month - XF2 4.0.5

Create Media Of The Month contests in your XenForo Media Gallery !

  1. MtoR
    Requirements
    • XenForo 2.0.0+
    • XenForo Media Gallery 2.0.0+
    • [XFA] Core 1.5.1+

    Description
    With MOTM, each month you can start a new Media Of The Month contest !

    Two modes are provided :
    • Mode 1: Monthly album generation allowing user to submit medias for vote with submission/voting phases (initial mode)
    • Mode 2: No dedicated album, each month users votes for any medias in the gallery, most voted one awarded, votes reinitialized each month (new since 3.0.0)

    An MOTM in Mode 1 is split in 2 phases :
    1. Submission phase
    2. Voting phase
    Each of the 2 phases has a specified duration configurable through options.

    In both modes, Contest activity can be highlighted through messages posted in a specific forum upon different configurable event: contest start, user submission, voting phase start (mode 1 only), user vote, voting phase reopened upon tie (mode 1 only) and winner award, either in separate threads or in a single thread.

    To motivate your users, you can also offer an user upgrade to the winner !!!

    Features
    • Lots of configurability through options
    • Fully Automatic thanks to a cron task
    • Work with pictures and video
    • Usergroup permission to participate to MOTM (mode 1), ie. post medias, vote for MOTM and unvote for MOTM
    • 2 working modes:
      • Mode 1: Monthly album generation allowing user to submit medias for vote with submission/voting phases (initial mode)
      • Mode 2: No dedicated album, each month users votes for any medias in the gallery, most voted one awarded, votes reinitialized each month (new since 3.0.0)
    • Configurable maximum number of votes per user
    • Month day to start contest configurable through options
    • Optional forum advertising through either a single thread updated during the contest or multiple threads on different events (each can be activated or not) :
      • Contest start
      • Users submissions with medias included
      • 24H prior submission phase end (mode 1 only)
      • Voting phase start (mode 1 only)
      • User votes and unvotes
      • Voting phase reopened for 24H due to a tie (mode 1 only)
      • 24H prior voting phase end (mode 1 only)
      • Winner award
      User submission and user votes messages can either be posted using the specific user set for the different MTOM features or by the user that initiate the action.
    • Identification of medias user voted for thanks to textual indication as well as icon
    • Optional display of who voted, displays on the media page who voted for it. In mode 2, only valid during the contest duration.
    • Ribbon on winner's media, both on media page and media gallery index page
    • Ribbon on avatar of users who won MOTM in messages and profile
    • Ribbon timeout, select the number of days during which the ribbon shall stay displayed.
    • MOTM winner can be awarded user upgrade
    • Pause MOTM if you want to disable the MOTM contest during a given period, you can pause MOTM creation through option
    • Trophy criteria: number of MOTM awards
    • Alert - Sent to media owner upon user vote to media, can be disabled through account alert preferences.
    • Awarded media Widget [NEW 4.0.0]

    Mode 1 Specific Features
    • Usergroup permission to submit media(s) for MOTM
    • Configurable duration of the two phases (submission and vote), both can last more than a month, thus overlapping contests phases
    • Two possible configurations:
      • Full manual configuration where you can set start day, number of days for submission and number of days for vote.
      • Monthly contest where you configure only the number of days for submission. The contest then starts on the first day of the month and finished on the last one.
    • Configurable maximum number of medias a user can submit per contest
    • Configuration stored at contest start to allow modification for the next contest while one is running. Configuration can be modified through specific interface after contest start (usergroup permission based)
    • Number of votes and vote link display on media page and on album page's medias
    • Fine action configuration in case of tie: Award both / Award most viewed / Award most commented / Reopen votes for 24H
    • For most viewed and most commented action, the action to take in case of tie is as well configurable.
    • Possibility to configure notices to be displayed in MOTM albums (limitation to specific month as option)

    Mode 2 Specific Features
    • Users can vote for any albums or category medias, except if specific gallery categories are selected through options
    • MTOM awarded the 1st of month and votes reinitialized
    • All Medias awarded in case of tie

    Install/Uninstall instructions
    The readme is available HERE.
    Don't forget to install our Core add-on first, download it here.

    Frequently Asked Questions
    See HERE.

    Images

    1. Thread_notifications.png
    2. Sidebar_widget.png
    3. Album_view_awarded.png
    4. Media_view_vote.png
    5. Media_view_unvote.png
    6. MOTM_album_view__mode_1_.png
    7. MOTM_albums_list__mode_1_.png
    8. Permissions.png
    9. Options_8.png
    10. Options_7.png
    11. Options_6.png
    12. Options_5.png
    13. Options_4.png
    14. Options_3.png
    15. Options_2.png
    16. Options_1.png

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