How to set up Profile Fields? When users register to be members of your vBulletin site they enter default profile information (as you remember the vBSSO registration is always performed on vBulletin side). But what to do if your Slave has some mandatory fields and Master has not? Let's take for example Magento eCommerce platform…Read more
vBSSO vBulletin: vBSSO Access Settings in details
vBSSO Access Settings in details You can customize your vBSSO Access Settings to make your site access suiting your individual needs. The following options are available in vBSSO Access Settings in vBSSO menu: vBulletin AC>vBSSO>Access Settings. The vBSSO Access Settings are divided in 3 types: [expand title="Allowed User Groups"] Allowed User Groups: here you can specify group id…Read more
Bugs in EMThemes and how it should be fixed
Bugs in EMThemes and how it should be fixed vBSSO has a conflict with a Magento EMThemes, as a result vBSSO does not work properly. Hard-coded links from the header of the Magento EMThemes are causing the influence on some vBSSO actions (login, register, logout). This hard-coded method does not allow to override vBSSO redirects. To resolve…Read more
How to disable vBSSO on platforms via custom-config.php and login to Admin Area
If you are unable to login your admin area - we will show you how to disconnect vBSSO redirects and perform simple login without vBSSO. This method can be applied to all vBSSO Slave platforms. To disable vBSSO redirections, please: Open your vBSSO installation, and find 'config.custom.default.php' file via FTP (for example, '$WORDPRESS_HOME/wp-content/plugins/vbsso/config.custom.default.php' in WordPress). Rename this file as 'config.custom.php'. Save…Read more
Invalid Redirect URL – Don’t Panic! It’s not a bug.
If you are trying to login to your connected platforms, but after login you see the vBulletin message: Please, don't panic! It is NOT A BUG! It is a common message when HTTPS is used. If you're seeing an "Invalid redirect" error message then you might be able to fix it by adding…Read more
How to Set Up HTTPS on WordPress and vBulletin?
HTTPS: An Overview Are you looking to move from HTTP to HTTPS (HyperText Transfer Protocol Secure) your WordPress or vBulletin site? But, you have no idea what SSL or HTTPS is. Do not worry, we will help you to cope with it. What is the HTTPS and why we need it for? The main aim of HTTPS is…Read more
vBSSO & Incapsula Interaction
Today, we are going to discuss the Imperva Incapsula and its cooperation with the vBSSO. Imperva Incapsula It is a cloud-based application delivery platform. It uses a global content delivery network to provide web application security, DDoS mitigation, content caching, application delivery, load balancing and failover services. The default installation and activation of Incapsula can block…Read more
Tip: How to get more info from logs?
Logs, logging, log file, vBSSO logs ... Someone has asked you for a debug log? As far as we all know (do not know, not all - in fact it is really do not matter), the Log File - it is a file for recording events in a computer program. Logging is the act of…Read more
vBSSO vBulletin Release 1.5.1
Great news! vBSSO vBulletin 1.5.1 is released now - February 19, 2016. The major change is the Fix of an issue when vBulletin redirects to WordPress search page after сlearing the browser's cookie and cache. Now, vBSSO redirects you to particular page from which you are logged in. The patched version is available here. Let's take…Read more
What is single sign-on (SSO)? What is the difference between SSO and vBSSO?
Think about it: how many accounts do you have out there on the internet? 10? 20? 50? Seriously? Can you imagine trying to remember dozens of passwords? Secure? Yes. Easy? No way. Luckily there is a way out of this awkward situation. It is using the SSO technology. So, what does Single Sign-On (SSO) mean?…Read more