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MN Client for FormSping.me

Description

This plugin adds a widget to show the lastest formspring updates based on username

For better compatibility, this plugin must be used with PHP5 or higher

This plugin allows to set 3 options:

  • Username: Formspring.me username to show updates
  • Title: The title that is showed in your wordpress site
  • Number: The quantity of updates to show

And is totally customizable.

Customization

The updates are wrapped by these CSS classes:

  • ul.formspringme-updates : The list of updates
  • li.formspringme-update : The list item that contains the update, this is child of ul.formspringme-updates
  • span.formspringme-question : The text of question
  • span.formspringme-answer : The text of answer
  • p.formspringme-askme-link : The text of user profile link

Note: This plugin doesn’t uses the API of Formspring.me because it isn’t avaiable yet. So, this may still unavailable at any time.

Screenshots

  • Control panel

Installation

To install this plugin is simple.

  1. Upload mnformspringclient.php to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress
  3. Show updates on sidebar: Drag and add the MN Client for FormSpring.me widget on your theme sidebar throught ‘Widgets’ menu in wordpress
  4. Show updates on post/page content: Just add [formspringme-updates] on your post/page where you want to show
  5. To show answers from another user independent the configured username, just add [formspringme-updates username]

After activated your plugin, you can configure it on menu “MN Client updates options” or on widgets page

Contributors & Developers

“MN Client for FormSping.me” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

2.0

  • Plugin changed to work with the new formspring.me site

1.3

  • Added feature to show updates on post/page content just adding [formspringme-updates]
  • You can show answers from diferent users for each tag, just adding [formspringme-updates username]

1.2

  • Fix compatibility with other servers where file_get_contents was disable

1.1

  • Added link to user profile with text “Ask me anything”
  • Added message “Any questions answered yet” when any question isn’t found
  • New CSS class added to customize style of profile link

1.0.2

  • Fixed bug in generation of direct links to questions.