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Commenting in wordpress as vanillaforums user

edited April 2011 in Vanilla 2.0 - 2.8
is there a way to make commenting in wordpress as forum embed forum logged user.
I tested the proxyconnect but, it is for user syncing, and not very suitable.


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    i made a simple workaround for allowing users of vanilla forum to using theyr profiles to comment in wordpress blog and to showing avatars.

    This is just an example, it is work for my testing blog and i think to implement soon on my public site.

    Requirements: installed plugin vanilla embed for wordpress

    However, if someone want to try or test or whatever he/she want i will writedown a simple howto:

    1) Download and install plugin for vanilla forum

    2) Download this script
    And put it into your wordpress theme`s folder
    (ex.: /www/wordpress/wp-content/themes//vanilla-wpcomments.php)

    3) Modify your theme`s functions.php and add this line:

    include "vanilla-wpcomments.php"

    4) Now this is the important part, you have to replace the wordpress`s get_avatar() function with scifi_get_avatar() in the themes`s comments.php template

    This have to be enough for get it working the example.

    Now about the method of using.

    The vanilla plugin just create a cookie with current logged user with nickname, email, userid, avatar url and profile url, that is shared to the wordpress blog. Wordpress using this cookie to set (with help from jquery) the nickname, email, and website from cookie data. The avatar function extends avatar retrieving and if website for comment is like url from forum user, then showing avatar from forum`s profile. One more extra is to recognize if website for comment is facebook profile, then it using facebooks`s avatar.

    Any feedback, reports, ideas and crytics are welcome.

    Sorry for my bad English!
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    ToddTodd Chief Product Officer Vanilla Staff
    Thanks for the tip! Vanilla has comment embedding coming just around the corner. This is a great way to tide people over until then.
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    I think one more commenting system plugin will not be such usefull think as good integration plugin (IMO).
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    ToddTodd Chief Product Officer Vanilla Staff
    A lot of large blogs have a forum to support the community. Having Vanilla run the commenting system and have that integrated with the forum is something a lot of people have asked for.
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    A little bit progress, thanks to @Todd about help with vanilla loging out future.

    I am packing wordpress plugins for those who wana test it. It may be have a bugs,... I am sure it have but this is not a complete plugin.

    Wordpress plugin

    Vanillaforums plugin

    Requirements for wordpress is "Vanilla Forums" and enabled "Embed Vanilla"

    Any feedback, reports, ideas and crytics are welcome.
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    Thanks for the tip! Vanilla has comment embedding coming just around the corner. This is a great way to tide people over until then.
    Is the upcoming comment embedding possible on an WordPress blog? What about migrating existing comments?

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    that was the exact reason i came to vanilla forums.
    it would be really apprciated
    you people are awesome
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    edited August 2011
    if u have a look at
    you can embed topics as well as the full forum on a web[page.

    the commenting feature an be achieved if we can get to embed to topics also on pages.
    we can retain the forum in addition to the embedding of entire forums by Vanilla.
    becuase enabling commenting in wordpress as vanilla forums user may pose some security issues to a wordpress website if someone who has already wordpress installed.
    as an example to show it,
    i have made a blogger blog and hee is the embeddeble post and if u click on the forum you can see the embedeble forum.
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