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Hash Tags for Xenforo

Discussion in 'Resource and Add-on Requests' started by surfsup, Mar 25, 2013.

  1. surfsup

    surfsup Well-Known Member

    A member dropped this idea: This is just an idea I figured I'd share with you. Ever use twitter? If so, why don't you incorporate their hash tag element into the forum. Then have a section where members could see trending topics.

    Here is an example post:

    I'm really excited about my new #175 that I ordered. I here you can do several things with it. My clients will be very impressed with my #175.

    *In the example above the hash tag is used for #175. If this becomes a popular subject for the day across multiple threads this would be *trending. And there would be a link that members can go to that allows you to view trending topics. Get it?''

    Lemme know!
    0xym0r0n likes this.
  2. Markos

    Markos Well-Known Member

    What's the difference between forum tags and hash tags? I don't see the need the need of hash tags outside of Twitter...
  3. Edrondol

    Edrondol Well-Known Member

    I think what surfsup is talking about would be that if you used something with a hash - #175 as example - it would auto fill as a type of tag in XF instead of having to type in the tag by hand. Like say you wanted to write a post and then approve it to Twitter:

    I really love this game! #borderlands2

    In this case, it would go to Twitter AND create a tag in XF. Otherwise you'd put it to Twitter and then have to again create a tag called #borderlands2.
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