geoPlugin

Warning: This plugin has't been updated in over 4 years. It may no longer be maintained.

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Shows current location of a user in their wire post and also in river's wire post. Also autofills their location via jQuery.

by Cim
Last updated
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Elgg Release Download Date Links
1.91.9.2 (12.48 kB)2015-Jan-20
1.81.3 (9.6 kB)2014-Mar-11
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Thanks to http://www.geoplugin.com for the wonderful FREE service, this plugin utilizes their service to get a current user's location by city, state (region). There's nothing to install or sign up, but if your Elgg site is popular then you will need to sign up, why? Read here http://www.geoplugin.com/whyregister

FEATURES

  • Doesn't need to be place below any themes, uses elgg_extend_view()
  • Provides location for river, the wire's river, edit profile location field and objects with comments
  • Creates/updates 3 metadatas (city, region/state, country) on login or post creation
  • If plugin cannot determine user's city then it defaults to country
  • Users turning off their location are still visible to admins only (marked in red)
  • Any other features? Comment directly on the plugin

INSTALLING

  • Download plugin
  • Upload to your elgg site
  • Activate plugin
  • Run upgrade.php

UPGRADING

  • Delete existing folder
  • Unzip 1.x release
  • Upload to mod directory
  • Run upgrade.php

TO-DO

  • Clean up code
  • Add user settings to turn off location
  • Community members on a map

DISCLAIMER

Plugin doesn't work on a localhost environment, must be enabled on a live server.

Cim

100% GEEK

Stats

  • Category: Third Party integrations
  • License: GNU General Public License (GPL) version 2
  • Updated: 2015-5-19
  • Downloads: 2999
  • Recommendations: 15

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