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  • [Official - Free] Tweet BBCode

    One way to integrate social media with forums is to embed tweets from Twitter into forum posts.

    Go to AdminCP > Custom BB Codes > Add New BB Code and enter the following information:

    Title: Tweet
    BB Code Tag Name: tweet
    Replacement:
    Code:
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    Example: [tweet]TweetURLHere[/tweet]
    Other Options: Select Yes to all starting from "Remove Tag If Empty" option (for Button Image option, you could specify image path. If specified, a new button for this BB Code will appear in the editor)

    Demo:
    This tweet:
    [tweet]https://twitter.com/noypiscripter/status/758114543033647104[/tweet]

    will be rendered as:



    To get the Tweet URL, go to a tweet on Twitter, click on the 3 dots icon below the tweet, choose "Copy link to Tweet" and then copy the URL.

    Other sample:
    Last edited by glennrocksvb; 04-28-2017, 12:25 PM.

  • #2
    Can I do this even if I'm currently using cloud?

    What's the best way to get 21X20 twitter button image?

    I'm a rookie, so please excuse my ignorance..
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    • #3
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      Yes you can do this in vBCloud.

      You can download this Twitter icon: (Right-click > Save image as...)

      and then upload it in the File Upload Manager (not sure if name is accurate) in vBCloud AdminCP. Then copy the generated link of the uploaded image and paste it into the Button Image field in BB Code Manager.

      BTW, I've set the Button Image for the Tweet BB Code in this forum. See how it looks in the Advanced Editor.

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      • #4
        Thanks Glenn! Got it working! Bought you a coffee..
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        • #5
          Thansk vhforum

          Enjoying your coffee now...


          Last edited by glennrocksvb; 05-11-2017, 11:33 AM.

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          • #6
            PNG (20x20) :

            Or SVG (20x20) :

            PNG (16x16) :

            Or SVG (16x16) :

            For people who want the black
            Last edited by lefoureur; 08-06-2016, 12:14 AM.

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          • #7
            Can we get this done for the new social media site Gab.ai?
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            • #8
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              Does that have an embed code feature where you can embed posts outside of their site?

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              • #9
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                I don't know, they are a newer site. They just made it possible to get links for each actual post so I figured you could?

                There is currently a waiting list to join the site, I could PM you some account details to check out the site if you'd like.

                Thanks!
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                • #10
                  Ok great.. got it working..

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                  • #11
                    Is there a way to have it embed just by posting the link.. without the tags?

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                    • glennrocksvb
                      glennrocksvb commented
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                      No, that's not possible. Especially on vBCloud.

                  • #12
                    Something wrong has happened.. I got it working as evident.. but I must have changed something somewhere.. it won't show new ones when posted..


                    https://www.boxingworld.news/forum/boxing

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                    • #13
                      Try clearing system cache in AdminCP.

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                      • #14
                        I just tried it and no change.. I don't understand.. I can preview it fine.. just when I post etc..

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                        • #15
                          When you paste the Tweet URL into the editor, make sure it's not pasted as link. It should be pasted as plain text. Chrome (or probably other browsers) has a feature 'Paste as plain text' in the context menu when you right click on the editor.

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