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ShareThis Module - Brings Social Bookmarking to SilverStripe


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laktek

9 August 2007 at 11:01am (Last edited: 9 August 2007 1:36pm), Google Summer of Code Hacker, 76 Posts

I would like to announce the new module, ShareThis is now available in the [url=http://open.silverstripe.com/browser/modules/sharethis/trunk]SilverStripe SVN repo[/url].

This module will allow you to add Sharing and Bookmarking icons such as Digg, Del.icio.us, Reddit and etc to your pages.

Checkout the new module and have your comments.

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Sam

9 August 2007 at 4:02pm Administrator, 685 Posts

This seems like it would be a good thing to work in conjunction with the blog module. Lakshan - are you familiar with the new widget API that has been developed as part of this?

Perhaps there could be a sharethis widget for the SS blog? Andrew / Brian - what do you think?

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laktek

9 August 2007 at 4:37pm Google Summer of Code Hacker, 76 Posts

Initial idea of mine was the same. Have this as an add-on for the blog module but since I haven't seen any code of the blog module I thought of creating this module as a general one.

Yes we could wrap this as an widget, but the thing is widgets do appear in a sidebar or specified area along with the other widgets. The common pattern for having social bookmarks is just below the post. Anyway I guess it's better to allow the template designer to place this at any place they wish.