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Custom Google Talk Chatback

Description

Embed links to your Google Talk Chatback. Display different things when online or offline. The plugin is made to be highly customizable.

Features

  • Custom “start chat link” and “offline text”. Use text or image.
  • Display things depending on if the user is online or offline
  • Widget, Shortcode and Template Tag support
  • Translatable (send them to us if you make any)

Contact

Go to the Plugin Home Page over at Intervaro Web Agency to give feedback or propose a feature!

Special thanks to Israelwebdev who made the script that makes it possible to check if a user is online or offline.

Screenshots

  • Widget settings
  • Widget example

Installation

  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)

FAQ

None yet.. Have one? Visit the Custom Google Talk Plugin Homepage

Contributors & Developers

“Custom Google Talk Chatback” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.2

  • Fixed Bugs:
    • Loading translation files