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11th June 2010, 11:26 AM #1
What on earth is...
This new "Mentioned: x post(s)" I see on next to peoples info boxes on posts?
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11th June 2010, 11:38 AM #2
Ah-ha sussed it - its a twitter / facebook style system....
^-- doesn't work by typinng an @ then the username
you need to wrap the username in [ mention ] & [ /mention ] tags to get this:
Clicking the link takes you to the users profile....
11th June 2010, 11:39 AM #3
11th June 2010, 11:40 AM #4
Did it work? @laserblazer
11th June 2010, 11:41 AM #5
Last edited by Gatt; 11th June 2010 at 11:44 AM.
11th June 2010, 11:44 AM #6
A frontpage article will be forth coming soon. I just installed it live last night and had to go to bed...
The format is @<username>;
11th June 2010, 11:45 AM #7
Ah I see - you need the semi colon at the end too... Anyway it can be done without that?
11th June 2010, 11:46 AM #8
11th June 2010, 11:48 AM #9
Hmm - @ZeroHour: both you, @localzuk and myself have been mentioned at least twice, but the count is still at 1?
11th June 2010, 11:54 AM #10
@Gatt: are you using semi-colons or colons?? does that make a difference??
11th June 2010, 11:54 AM #11
This is due to you tagging yourself I think.
11th June 2010, 11:54 AM #12
Interesting - it changed the semi-colon to a colon when it posted the message (I swear blind I typed a semi!)
11th June 2010, 11:56 AM #13
11th June 2010, 11:56 AM #14
Yep, and the [ mention ] tags
Originally Posted by tmcd35
I thought this - except it increased to 1 after I did my test at the top, but not when @localzuk: did it.. interstingly it went to 3 after you did it!
Originally Posted by ZeroHour
11th June 2010, 11:58 AM #15
would be nice if it autotagged a username! though this would prob slow things down too much..
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