WP Telegram Widget and Join Link

Description

Display the Telegram Public Channel or Group Feed in a WordPress widget or anywhere you want using a simple shortcode.

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Features

  • Provides an ajax widget to display channel feed
  • Ajax widget contains a Join Channel link
  • A separate Join Channel Link/Button
  • Pulls updates automatically from Telegram
  • Uses a responsive widget to display the feed
  • Fits anywhere you want it to be
  • The received messages can be seen from /wp-admin
  • Automatically removes deleted messages
  • Can be displayed using a shortcode
  • Available as a Gutengerg block
  • Allows embeding of Telegram public channel messages
  • Can be extended with custom code

Widget Info

Ajax Widget
Goto Appearance > Widgets and click/drag WP Telegram Ajax Widget and place it where you want it to be.

Alternately, you can use the below shortcode.

Inside page or post content:

[wptelegram-ajax-widget username="WPTelegram" width="100%" height="500px"]

Inside the theme templates

<?php
if ( function_exists( 'wptelegram_ajax_widget' ) ) {
    wptelegram_ajax_widget();
}
?>

or

<?php
    echo do_shortcode( '[wptelegram-ajax-widget width="98%" height="700px"]' );
?>

Legacy Widget
Goto Appearance > Widgets and click/drag WP Telegram Legacy Widget and place it where you want it to be.

Alternately, you can use the below shortcode.

Inside page or post content:

[wptelegram-widget num_messages="5" width="100%" author_photo="auto"]

Inside the theme templates

<?php
if ( function_exists( 'wptelegram_widget' ) ) {
    $args = array(
        // 'author_photo' => 'auto',
        // 'num_messages' => 5,
        // 'width'        => 100,
    );

    wptelegram_widget( $args );
}
?>

or

<?php
    echo do_shortcode( '[wptelegram-widget num_messages="5" width="100%" author_photo="always_show"]' );
?>

Join Link
Goto Appearance > Widgets and click/drag WP Telegram Join Channel and place it where you want it to be.

Alternately, you can use the below shortcode.

Inside page or post content:

[wptelegram-join-channel link="https://t.me/WPTelegram" text="Join @WPTelegram on Telegram"]

Inside the theme templates

<?php
if ( function_exists( 'wptelegram_join_channel' ) ) {
    $args = array(
        'link' => 'https://t.me/WPTelegram',
        'text' => 'Join @WPTelegram on Telegram',
    );
    wptelegram_join_channel( $args );
}
?>

or

<?php
    echo do_shortcode( '[wptelegram-join-channel link="https://t.me/WPTelegram" text="Join us on Telegram"]' );
?>

Get in touch

Contribution
Development occurs on Github, and all contributions welcome.

Translations

Many thanks to the translators for the great job!

Screenshots

  • Ajax Widget Settings
  • Legacy Widget Settings
  • Legacy Widget Settings (Cont.)
  • Join Link Settings
  • Advancced Settings
  • Widget Settings (back-end)
  • Widget View (front-end)
  • Blocks
  • Join Link View

Blocks

This plugin provides 1 block.

  • WP Telegram Widget and Join Link

Installation

  1. Upload the wptelegram-widget folder to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory
  2. Activate the plugin through the Plugins menu in WordPress. After activation, you should see the menu of this plugin the the admin
  3. Configure the plugin.

Enjoy!

FAQ

How to create a Telegram Bot

How do I create a bot?.

Reviews

July 26, 2020
Telegram support service helped set up the plugin in a matter of minutes! Respect!
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Contributors & Developers

“WP Telegram Widget and Join Link” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

“WP Telegram Widget and Join Link” has been translated into 3 locales. Thank you to the translators for their contributions.

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Changelog

2.1.2

  • Cleaned up the admin menu for single entry for WP Telegram

2.1.1

  • Fixed the issue of settings not saved due to trailing slash redirects

2.1.0

  • Added multi-channel support for Ajax Widget
  • Fixed the ugly URLs filter for widgets

2.0.5

  • Fixed the admin menu and settings page icon

2.0.4

  • Minor UI fixes for Join Link color picker

2.0.3

  • Fixed the last messed up update

2.0.2

  • Added color options to Join Link settings

2.0.1

  • Fixed the issue with message order in legacy widget

2.0.0

  • Switched to PHP namespaces
  • Added support for separate ajax and legacy widgets
  • Refreshed and improved the UI
  • Improved names for hooks and shortcodes