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Digital Point Social Bar 1.0.2

Lightweight and consistent social buttons

  1. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    digitalpoint submitted a new resource:

    Digital Point Social Bar - Lightweight and consistent social buttons

    Read more about this resource...
    Wuebit, EQnoble, Null and 5 others like this.
  2. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    Can I also just say what a pain in the ass it was to break this out of our internal framework and make it an installable thing? lol

    For example before it didn't have the ability to pick Twitter Lists from a drop-down in settings (they were just hard coded)... This whole making things "user friendly" is time consuming. lol
    JordanH, Veer, Robru and 3 others like this.
  3. Lisa

    Lisa Well-Known Member

    But you do it anyway because you love us :D
  4. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    Possibly add to requirements before install?
  5. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    It's there (and was always). :)


    There's no realistic way around it because of the Twitter API integration for the rotating feeds you can define for each forum.
  6. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    Thanks i swear i read the whole thing before i installed anything then double checked to see if i had missed anything.. Ehh it wont be the last time my ADD gets the better of me..
  7. Kevin

    Kevin Well-Known Member

    Shawn, thanks for the releasing this; I just picked up a branding free copy. :)

    Is it safe to assume from the screen shots that "Premium Members" is a list that you manually maintain on your Twitter account?
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  8. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    It's automatically maintained by our Premium Members addon (basically adds users and removes them as needed... the addon does a lot of other stuff that is specific to just our site as well), but yes... there is a private Twitter List on my account for premium members that is used for this.
  9. HenrikHansen

    HenrikHansen Well-Known Member

    Is it possible to add extra social share buttons, fx Linkedin?
  10. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    It's not in the short-term plans, but giving people the option of a few others like LinkedIn and Pinterest has been in the back of my mind for something down the road.
    woody and Steve F like this.
  11. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    Thanks a lot for this (y)
  12. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    But having two copyright location?
    Bottom of the icons and right side area?
  13. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    It's a bit of a weird situation. This addon utilizes our social buttons system, which is actually something independent (like you can use it on any site): https://tools.digitalpoint.com/social-buttons the link for that only shows on mouseover of the buttons.

    The copyright from the addon itself is the one on the right.

    There isn't a way to suppress the link for the social buttons thing because it's 100% JavaScript based and really there is no way for it to know if it's there because someone put it there themselves or because of this addon.

    If someone wanted to edit the social_bar template to utilize the normal default social buttons (and not use our social buttons) just for the benefit of the rotating Twitter List feeds, of course they could and the link to the social buttons thing wouldn't appear when hovering over them. In fact, that's exactly how we used to do it on our site.

  14. FredC

    FredC Well-Known Member

    Ive always relied on internal caching built into the software.. could/would someone point me in the right direction regarding caching server side relating to the requirement of this addon ?
  15. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    This is the best info about it... http://xenforo.com/help/cache/

    JABRONI Well-Known Member

    Do we need to add just front-end or both front-end & back-end to our config.php?

    Sorry, I don't really know anything about this.
  17. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    Yeah... if you want to use file system as your cache (the simplest way), this is what you would use:
    $config['cache']['enabled'] = true;
    $config['cache']['frontend'] = 'Core';
    $config['cache']['frontendOptions']['cache_id_prefix'] = 'xf_';
    $config['cache']['backend'] = 'File';
    You can also use memory-based systems like memcached, APC, XCache, etc. as your backend if you have them available on your server.
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    JABRONI Well-Known Member

    So just enter that in my config & I'm good?

    I also just bought branding removal. I've been waiting for this for a while now, and I'm really happy that you released it :D
  19. BassMan

    BassMan Well-Known Member


    Server Error Log
    Error Info
    ErrorException: Fatal Error: syntax error, unexpected '[' -library/DigitalPointSocialBar/Callback/SocialBar.php:14
    Generated By: Unknown Account, pred 1 minuto
    Stack Trace
    #0 [internal function]: XenForo_Application::handleFatalError()
    #1 {main}
  20. digitalpoint

    digitalpoint Well-Known Member

    What version of PHP are you using?

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