I figured it was time that a revised edition of this tutorial be written up. So, I asked Dani if it was ok and well..... here it is :D
This revised edition includes how to make your forumhome, forumdisplay, showthread and who's online sections all show search engine friendly urls as well as in the navbar. It includes the id & name in the url of forums and threads.
Please take care when performing each step, making sure you perform the correct action - adding code ABOVE or BELOW other lines or REPLACING code.
Step 1 - File Edits This step covers all files that need to be edited. Step 2 covers the template edits.
One suggestion: is there any reason why we shouldn't have the mod_rewrite_title() function defined only in includes/functions.php, and call that to rewrite every title in the hack? that way the second element of the function (the
One suggestion: Maybe putting it all up as a .txt file would prove helpful...or something that doesn't strip the backslashes and "&" bits.
That would be nice as that is what I had seen when I was trying to use some of this, I was having a very hard time when I was doing the searches, untill I noticed that the backslashes were stripped.... so I stopped.
Didn't want to go to far and something go wrong and not knowing where it happened would be a pain to fix.