(05-23-2012, 10:36 PM)pavemen Wrote: that works as well, and what i was getting at in my post. the main page/processing should be new content but to have full integration with existing system have the settings/controls be in the ACP, either as a simple plugin file or as a whole module
your index file in /blogs/ would simply include global.php and you code can then use language files which would be editable via the ACP, MyBB settings which would be editable via the ACP, templates which would.... you get the idea.
Its how I built MyShowcase and how others build thier add-on/new content like MyDownloads.
Where you said to have the index file in /blogs/ and include the global.php file is the way I'm going. It's all achievable, I just have to find the time to do it all.
Converting it to a plugin isn't my thing, so I'll take even longer doing that, but I won't be starting that until I have the blog system done.
@brad-t, I agree and think XThreads is a great plugin and could convince some people it's an actual blog application, but the simple fact is, it's not a blog system. What I am building is