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  • My post subject is just a hypothetical question but I wonder if P2 could be modified to work more like Twitter does by:

    – disabling inline comments and all post replies shown as posts on the main timeline,
    – when clicking on “reply”, the only action would be to insert the original post author’s name (@username) in the front page editor (post-form.php)

    Please note that users on my test site do not have access to the backed except for their profile (via plugins & modifications) so all posting is done from the front page (admin excluded).

    Cheers,
    Gene

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  • I’m interested in the plugins you used to accomplish getting rid of the backend, except for the profile… And sorry for hijacking your thread!

    Well – actually – I CAN sort of answer your question…

    YES. Hypothetically. You can make P2 more twitter/facebook-like…

    BUT – this would require quite a bit of hacking… and some good knowledge of PHP. Basically, you would remove all the links that allow a user to click on “Reply” or “Comments” or Permalink or Edit… etc. I’ve actually removed a few of those myself!

    I’m not sure what you mean by “when clicking on “reply”, the only action would be to insert the original post author’s name (@username) in the front page editor (post-form.php)” Maybe if I used Twitter, I would!

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