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CubePoints is a point management system for WordPress.

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some issues about CubePoints
By , for WP 4.0

It's a great plugin with some issues:

Test Environment:Wordpress 3.9.2+the twentyfourteen theme,without any other plugins.

1. I18n:
1.1 Warning: _() expects exactly 1 parameter, 2 given in xxx\wp-content\plugins\cubepoints\modules\donate\donate.php on line 165
it should be:
'somethingWentWrongText' => __('Oops, something went wrong! Please try again later.', 'cp');
1.2 the backup.php file should add some ,'cp'to _();
1.3 line 80 of post_authors_points.php should be:
_e('Comment on your post was removed','cp'); and so on;

2. BUGS?
2.1 the ajax user search form on the wp-admin/admin.php?page=cp_admin_add_points page may be have some issue;
2.2 if I activate the Paid content module and set the 'Multiply points earned by' to 2, when some user pay for a post need to pay 10, Cubepoints will deduct 20 points from the user's account.

3.for better I18n:

 * Update Cubepoints database for better i18n support
 * @author suifengtec http://suoling.net/cubepoints-mysql
 * @since 2014.09.09
function cwp_update_cubepoints_db_for_i18n(){
    global $wpdb;
    $charset_collate = '';
    if ( ! emptyempty( $wpdb->charset ) ) {
        $charset_collate = "DEFAULT CHARACTER SET {$wpdb->charset}";
    if ( ! emptyempty( $wpdb->collate ) ) {
        $charset_collate .= " COLLATE {$wpdb->collate}";
    $charset_sql="ALTER TABLE <code>{$wpdb->prefix}cp</code> DEFAULT CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci";
    $type_sql="ALTER TABLE <code>{$wpdb->prefix}cp</code> CHANGE <code>type</code> <code>type</code> VARCHAR(256) CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci NOT NULL;";
    $data_sql="ALTER TABLE <code>{$wpdb->prefix}cp</code> CHANGE <code>data</code> <code>data</code> TEXT CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci NOT NULL;";

detail:CubePoints mysql charset issue

Great concept, works for the most part but ...
By , for WP 3.8.1

We use it and like it a lot.

Unfortunately it appears development has discontinued and no support from author. Kudos to other users that have offered their help in the forum.

However at some point, an undeveloped plugin may be a security liability and/or no longer be compatible with a future WordPress update.

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