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by Niko
on Mon May 08, 2017 7:08 pm
 
Search in: Announcements
Topic: XenForo: Release of a dedicated plugin !
Replies: 0
Views: 435

XenForo: Release of a dedicated plugin !

XenForo: Launch of a dedicated plugin !


Dear Members,

After a long long long period of development, TranslationsCloud is proud to announce that we have just released a new dedicated plugin for external forums that will allow site administrators of XenForo Forums to create contents in different languages, to have a real international and multilingual forum  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f60d.




Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f31f Purpose of this plugin

This amazing plugin for your #forum will allow you to

  • Expand your audience
  • Improve your SEO (Search engine Optimization)


Now, thanks to this plugin you will be able to create multi-lingual topics to allow foreign members to perfectly understand your topics. Thanks to our client area you can submit unlimited translations that you can use later on your own forum.

The result ? It doesn't matter the language of the member, you can provide a translated version for each topic if you want !  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f60a


How does the Xen Foro plugin work?


Exact as Forumotion plugin! After the installation of this new plugin (v1.0), on your #XenForo #forum editor, and after some modifications in your control panel you will find a new button Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Fa-alias-button that will allow you to include a new dedicated BBcode in your text area.. wow !

Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Dashboard_plugins_button

In this example, your [alias] BB code variable_name in the topic, will be replaced with the related translation in your translations Cloud client area.  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f600

It is really simple !

  • You create a translation in your client area
  • You submit an alias in your topic
  • Your members read the version for their own language




We all hope that XenForo members will be proud and happy to have this amazing plugin for their #XenForo forums !  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f60b
Having a multi-lingual forum is not something for everybody.. but it is something for all XenForo forum-owners now  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f607  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f60d

Technician wrote:Note: the feature to detect the correct installation of XenForo plugin will be available in the next weeks. An announcement will be made to inform you all of the update.


See you soon with new updates from Translations Cloud  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f60e

by Niko
on Mon May 08, 2017 6:47 pm
 
Search in: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Topic: Install our plugin on XenForo forums
Replies: 0
Views: 551

Install our plugin on XenForo forums

Install our plugin on XenForo forums

Install our plugin on XenForo forums


Hello Dear Members,

We have some new amazing news for you ! It is about the Launch of Plugin for #XenForo forums that we have released so that you will be able too - to create multi-lingual topics  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f60b



What is a multi-lingual topic ?

A #multilingual topic is a special post in your forum that is available in different languages. This feature will allow new guests that don't speak your forum main-language to undestand your topic content and join the discussion  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f61d

Installation of XenForo plugin



Creation of a XenForo plugin




  • First, you need to create an account on our website at https://www.translationscloud.com/registration .
    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f510 Note that an email verification is required. Use a valid email address.

  • Once that your account has been created and it has been verified, login your client area and Go to Dashboard

    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Fa_sceditor_dashboard

  • Now go to Modules > Plugins and you will now see the management tool for your plugins. Click on the XenForobutton to start creating a plugin for your XenForo forumTopics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f4ab

    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Dashboard_plugins

  • If this is the first time you create a plugin for XenForo, click on the button in this new page to start

  • You will be required to confirm and verify some information. Here you can find a full explanation of the different contents.


    • Verify Api Key and Forum address
      you will need to check if a valid api-key is available and if the forum address corresponds to the one you will use

      Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Fa_sceditor_verify

    • Customization

      • Multilingual icon
        It is possible to set an icon to highlight multilingual contents. By default a light-bulb is displayed.


      Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Fa_sceditor_custom

    • Translations
      Some translations are required for your plugin. You can leave the default-ones or update them.. it is up to you  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f607

      Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Fa_sceditor_lang



  • Once you are sure that everything is okay, click on I confirm these information to create your plugin.

  • On the next page you will be pointed to this tutorial for the latest steps.


Install your own XenForo plugin



Templates


  • First, go to to your Administration Panel and edit the PAGE_CONTAINER template Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Edit

  • Search for < /head > in your template content (whthout spaces)

  • Now paste the personal code-snippet right before this tag.
    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f310 Your plugin is hosted in our servers for your own security and safety.

    example:
    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Dashboard_plugins_template



Custom BBcodes


  • Go to Administration panel > Home > BB Code & Smilies > Custom BBcodes and Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Dashboard_plugins_bbcode_new

  • Basic information

    1. BBcode tag: alias
    2. Title: Alias
    3. Description: it is up to you, here we suggest you one
      Allows you to create and manage a multi-lingual post. A multilingual post will allow members to read this content in their own language, if set by an administrator.


    4. Replacement Mode: Simple replacement
    5. Supports Option Parameter: no
    6. HTML Replacement::
      Code:
      <alias>{text}</alias>


    7. Example Usage: it is up to you, here we suggest you one
      To use the multi-lingual BBcode you should include the alias name between tags.
      For example: [ alias ]variable_name_here[ /alias ]


    8. Allow this BB code in signatures: unchecked


  • Advanced options

    1. Within This BB Code: check the following

      • Disable smilies
      • Disable line break conversion
      • Disable auto-linking

      • Stop parsing BB code


  • Editor Icon URL: it is up to you, this is our suggestion
    https://www.translationscloud.com/xenforo/xenforo-alias-button.png


  • Save your custom BBcode now  Very Happy

  • Congratulations, your plugin is installed !




  • Customization



    There are some CSS lines to include in your forum stylesheet. So, go to Administration panel and include these lines in your extra.css template

    Code:
    li.multilingual-header {
        background: #F0F7FC;
        padding: 4px;
        margin-left: -20px;
        width: 102.55%;
        border-bottom: 1px solid #A5CAE4;
        margin-bottom: 3px;
        font-size: 13px;
        font-family: 'Verdana';
        border-top: 1px solid #A5CAE4;
        color: #176093;
        text-shadow: 0px 1px 1px white;
    }


    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f50d  Explanation of css lines


    • li.multilingual-header
      this class refers to the header included for multi-lingual posts






    How does it work ?



    Creating a new multilingual post



    Once the installation process is completed, you can start creating your own multilingual posts and topics  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f60b

    Thanks to our plugin and your settings, a special BBcode button is included in your editor Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Xenforo-alias-button and it will allow you to include an alias in your post

    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Dashboard_plugins_button
    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 26a0 Alias can be created from your client area from Management > New translation and you and your translators can translate them in different languages from Client area > Pending translations. If you include an alias that hasn't been created yet, the system will return "not found"

    Of course you can write a normal post and having only a part in multilingual.
    Once included it will appear as in the example above (Source mode / WYSIWYG mode)

    Now we are ready to post it  Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 1f60d



    In your topic page the alias will be automatically replaced with the content of your translation! Wow!

    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Dashboard_plugins_demo

    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support 2666 An icon that you can set during the plugin creation will be displayed for valid multi-lingual posts. A simple post or a not-valid multilingual post will not be marked with this icon.

    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Fa_sceditor_icon

    Selecting the multilingual posts' language


    If you want to modify or select a language for your multilingual posts you can go on your forum to Edit profile > Settings > Preferences

    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Xenforo_preferences

    There is no need to save the page: the update is made in async mode. If you see the green success text, your modification is done !

    What if an alias does not exist in my language ?


    If an alias is valid, but it is not available for in your language, the default version will be displayed and a special icon will notify you of a multilingual post in default language

    Topics tagged under xenforo on TranslationsCloud • support Xenforo_default




    For extended technical details, customization and generic support,
    please contact us in our Plugin assistance section

    Have a nice day!

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