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XF 1.3 Duplicate a Conversation Unread Count

Discussion in 'Styling and Customization Questions' started by bloh, Nov 25, 2014.

  1. bloh

    bloh Active Member

    I tried to duplicate a Conversation Unread Count at the userbar.

    I use this code:
    <strong class="itemCount {xen:if {$visitor.conversations_unread}, 'alert'}">
        <span class="Total">
            {xen:number $visitor.conversations_unread}
        <span class="arrow"></span>
    When I press mark as unread for a conversation, the original inbox showed 1 unread count.
    But for my user bar, it still show 0. In other words, it didn't update Live.

    Any idea?
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    The data (params) must be available in the template.

    It will more than likely require an add-on to fetch the data and make it available in the navigation template.
  3. Liam W

    Liam W Well-Known Member

    They are, it isn't updating automatically.

    You would require some extra (custom) JavaScript to change your custom count on Ajax load.

  4. bloh

    bloh Active Member

    Never learn JS before. :oops:
  5. bloh

    bloh Active Member

    Did a quick & dirty solution.

    I sacrifice "VisitorExtraMenu_ConversationsCounter" to make the new counter at user bar work.

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