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Custom Google Talk Chatback

Easily embed Goole Talk Chatback on your site for online chat support. Widget, Shortcode and Template Tag support!

  1. Upload custom-google-talk-chatback to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the 'Plugins' menu in WordPress
  3. Find your personal Google Talk Hash Key (ID), see below
  4. Add the widget, insert shortcode into the WYSIWYG or use template tag in your theme template.

The Google Talk Hash Key (ID)

To use this plugin you first need to know what you hash key is for your Google Talk account. The hash key is the string containing characters and numbers, found between the tk= and & at http://www.google.com/talk/service/badge/New or for domain users, at: http://www.google.com/talk/service/a/YOUR-DOMAIN-HERE/badge/New

Widget instructions

Just drag the widget to the prefered sidebar and set it up as wanted.

Shortcode instructions

There are 3 shortcodes available.

[gtalk hash="" link="" offline=""] Prints a link to start chat or a text message if offline

  • Hash: your hash key (ID) for Google Talk Chatback
  • Link: link text
  • Offline (optional): text if offline

[gtalk_online hash=""] [/gtalk_online] Content inside shortcode will only be displayed if user is online

[gtalk_offline hash=""] [/gtalk_offline] Content inside shortcode will only be displayed if user is offline

Template Tag instructions

<?php gtalk_status( $hash ) ?>

Returns 1 (true) if online and 0 (false) if offline

<?php gtalk_link( $hash, $link ) ?>

Returns a link to start chat

  • Hash: your hash key (ID) for Google Talk Chatback
  • Link: link text or image (HTML)

Requires: 2.5 or higher
Compatible up to: 3.1.4
Last Updated: 2011-5-22
Downloads: 7,435

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