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xF2 Add-on in Credit Photo contest 1.4 1.4

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Allows creating photo contests.
Photo contest where members submit their favorite picture is a great way to bring involvement to your forum. Members can then use reactions to vote for their favorite photos.

(Example of Photo contest results)



  • Allows selecting which forum will be used for Photo contest.
  • All phrases start with photocontest_ for your convenience.

  1. Download and unzip it.
  2. Copy the src/addons/Andy/PhotoContest directory to your server.
  3. From the Admin Control Panel Install the add-on.
How to use:

  1. In the options page select the forum where you will have photo contests.
  2. In the user group permissions, select the user groups that will "View" and "Admin" the add-on.
  3. Create a new thread for a photo contest.
  4. From the more options dropdown, click the Photo contest admin link.
  5. Select the end date for the photo contest.
  6. In post #1 of the thread describe the photo contest rules and end date for photo submissions.
Question and Answers:

Q: What do the little numbers beside the avatar in the Photo contest block represent?
A: The number of Reactions that post received. The number is also a link which will show the post.

Q: What happens if a member posts after the photo contest end date?
A: Posts made after the photo contest end date are not counted.

Q: Should I disallow making comment posts before the photo contest end date?
A: Yes. Only photo submissions should be posted until the photo contest end date.

Latest updates

  1. Photo contest 1.4

    Photo contest v1.4 changes: Added Random and Hide reactions to the Options page.

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