WordPress

  • Version1.2.8
  • Last Updated2014-07-17
  • Downloads3806
  • CategoriesWordPress
  • Tagsvbulletin, wordpress, single sign-on, sign on, sso, authentication
  • LicenseFree (GNU General Public License v2.0)
Plugin doesn’t share any user related information with any third party side. It strongly synchronizes the information between your own platforms connected personally to your vBulletin instance.

Installation

  1. Download WordPress vBSSO.
  2. Unzip and upload folder “vbsso” to `/wp-content/plugins/` directory of your WordPress installation.
  3. Log in to WordPress as administrator.
  4. Navigate to the `Network -> Plugins` section and activate vBSSO plugin.

Configuration, Case 1

  1. Log in to WordPress as administrator.
  2. Navigate to `Settings` -> `vBSSO`.
  3. Modify your default Platform Shared Key by setting it to more secure unreadable phrase to encrypt exchanged data.
  4. Save Changes.

Configuration, Case 2

  1. Log in to your vBulletin control panel as administrator.
  2. Navigate to `vBSSO` section.
  3. Expand section and click on the `Platforms` link.
  4. Copy `Platform Url` link and `Shared Key` field from WordPress installation to vBulletin.
  5. Click on `Connect` button to connect your new platform.
  6. Back to WordPress vBSSO Settings page and verify that API Connections fields are filled out.

SSL Configuration

  1. Modify wp-config.php.
  2. Add the following code “define(‘FORCE_SSL_ADMIN’, true);” without quotes to top of the configuration file.
  3. Add the following code “define(‘FORCE_SSL_LOGIN’, true);” without quotes to top of the configuration file.
  4. It’s important to have SSL settings at the beginning of configuration file. For more details, please take a look at http://codex.wordpress.org/Administration_Over_SSL.
vBSSO Connect WordPress

vBSSO Connect WordPress

vBSSO Footer Link

vBSSO Footer Link

vBSSO Connect Platfom

vBSSO Connect Platfom

Upgrade

  1. Download WordPress vBSSO.
  2. Unzip and upload everything to `/wp-content/plugins/` directory of your WordPress installation.
  3. Log in to WordPress as administrator.
  4. Navigate to the `Network -> Plugins` section and upgrade vBSSO plugin.

Uninstall

  1. Log in to WordPress as administrator.
  2. Navigate to `Network -> Plugins` section and deactivate vBSSO plugin.
Plugin doesn’t revert already sync data back to its original state if you decide to disable plugin later.

Changelog

= 1.2.8 =
  • Added support for WordPress 3.9
  • Implemented vBulletin Notifications in WordPress vBSSO Widget.
  • Implemented “Ignore Membership” feature.
  • Improved vBSSO vBulletin usergroups.
  • Added WordPress Network.
  • Fixed an issue when allow_url_fopen is disabled.
  • Enhancements and bugs fixes.
  • [Updated July 17, 2014]
= 1.2.7 =
  • Fixed “Call to undefined method stdClass::add_role()” issue.
  • Prepared the feature to handle broken user accounts between WordPress and vBulletin.
  • Enhancements and bugs fixes.
  • [Updated May 21, 2013]
= 1.2.6 =
  • Improved vBSSO Login widget.
  • Improved support of vBSSO WordPress SSL mode.
  • Implemented vBSSO vBulletin usergroups API.
  • [Updated May 20, 2013]
= 1.2.5 =
  • Fixed the issue with inability to log out.
  • Enhancements and bugfixes.
  • [Updated February 17, 2013]
= 1.2.4 =
  • Adjusted vBSSO Widget once WordPress is not connected to vBSSO.
  • Enhancements and bugfixes.
  • [Updated September 23, 2012]
= 1.2.3 =
  • Added customizable vBSSO “Login” widget.
  • Added compatibility with WordPress 3.x.
  • Added support of non-Latin characters in username (might be restricted by vBulletin username restriction rules).
  • Enhancements and bugfixes.
  • [Updated September 03, 2012]
= 1.2.2 =
  • Added support of vBulletin Profile Page connected to WordPress.
  • Added support of vBulletin Author Page connected to WordPress.
  • Added support of “Registration” url connected to vBulletin.
  • [Updated August 10, 2012]
= 1.2.1 =
  • Fixed “Use of undefined constant IS_PROFILE_PAGE – assumed ‘IS_PROFILE_PAGE’”.
  • Fixed an issue when sometimes avatars are not fetched from vBulletin and displayed.
  • [Updated June 22, 2012]
= 1.2 =
  • Disabled E_DEPRECATED setting in error reporting (since PHP 5.3.0 only) to make PHP ignore “Deprecated: Function set_magic_quotes_runtime()” used in WordPress.
  • Implemented fetching of blog avatars required for “Blogs Directory” (http://premium.wpmudev.org/project/blogs-directory) plugin from vBulletin. The blog avatar is an user avatar fetched of user who has a “Blogger” role in WordPress blog.
  • Added an option to fetch or not avatars from vBulletin in Settings page.
  • Improved installation process by adding a check for the required PHP extension before the plugin is completely activated.
  • Fixed the issue with saving footer link option.
  • Hid unnecessary options from vBSSO Settings page.
  • [Updated September 28, 2011]
= 1.1 =
  • Overrode lostpassword_url to let vBSSO take care of this functionally.
  • Fixed the logging condition in case if we are unable to find user when try to sync user credentials.
  • Added config.custom.default.php file as a config sample.
  • Fixed css to display “SSO provided By” text correctly in different theme layouts.
  • [Updated September 18, 2011]
= 1.0 =
  • First version
  • [Created September 10, 2011]

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