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mjsafoxy at gmail.com
Sat Feb 18 04:19:57 UTC 2012
I will attempt to write a plugin myself first, fingers crossed. :p
On 18 February 2012 02:07, Braydon <ronin at braydon.com> wrote:
> BuddyPress has a friend feature and I believe you can view activity from
> those subscriptions.
> On 02/15/2012 05:06 PM, Muhammad Ali wrote:
>> Any suggestions on how I could create a plugin or integrate a function in
>> place of the loop to follow users, much like is done in micro-blogging
>> Any suggestions on the functions that will be used etc.
>> Any suggestions would be appreciated and code examples would be awesome!
>> Here is a suggestion from Stack Overflow: Thoughts?
>> Just a plugin concept …
>>> Add a form with a button to each user profile, post or wherever you
>>> want it named *Follow* or*Unfollow*. Show the button only if
>>> You may use a widget for the form.
>>> On form submit update a user meta<http://codex.wordpress.**
>>> named follows for the user who clicked the button and another one
>>> named followers for … well … the user who just got a new follower. Use
>>> the user IDs as a serialized array (yes, ugly, I know).
>>> Create a dashboard widget or a whole page where the access is
>>> restricted to users who can follow or be followed. Query for the user
>>> follows to get a list of all authors the current user has subscribed
>>> to and then query for the posts from these users<
>>>> Get the user meta followers and print a nice list of her followers.
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