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hnGuestbook v1.0.8
Release date: 12-12-2007
http://www.hnscripts.com
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hnGuestbook is a simple guestbook that use flat file to store the messages. That's mean no SQL database is required. The guestbook uses AJAX technology, so you could view the pages, and sign the guestbook without reloading the whole page. Some of features are bad words filter, spam protection, and a simple admin panel to manage the messages. The script is open source so feel free to make changes to the script as long as the link at the bottom is included and remains active

Installation
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1. Open the file gb_config.php to change the configurations
2. Upload the files to your web server
3. CHMOD 777 the data file

Don't forget to upload .php, .js file in ASCII mode, and .gif,.swf in Binary mode. That's all you have to do to install the guestbook. If you have any questions, please visit the support forums on our site. 

Admin Panel
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Click on the IP icons on the guestbook to log into the Admin Panel or simply visit gb_admin.php. Your can delete entries and view the posters' IP address in the Admin Panel.

Change log
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Version 1.0.1
- A bug was fixed to display special characters correctly

Version 1.0.2
- Fixed to work properly in IE 7

Version 1.0.3
- Activity indicator added
- Double post prevention
- Languages supported

Version 1.0.4
- Added word wrap for the message
- Added an option to turn flood protection on and off
- Added an option to disable the guestbook
- Small fix for languages supported

Version 1.0.5
- Fixed the McAfee false alert
- Fixed some bugs
- Made gb_ajax.js file public

Version 1.0.6
- Fixed to work better with IE 7
- Added spam protection code for better spam prevention
- Added banning feature in Admin Panel

Version 1.0.7
- Added an option to convert URL to clickable links
- Fixed a few bugs

Version 1.0.8
- 100% Ajax supported, no reload after posting new comment
- Check for valid email and long name
- Added a timer for flood protection
- Better paging system
- Fixed a few bugs
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