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The testing thread


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Just testing a few things in the forum software to see how they respond on WP sites...
Just in case it involves some code, here's one example of what it looks like:

<?php if ( ! xf_option( array( 'comments', 'filter', 'avatar' ) ) ) : ?>
    <span class="forum-comment-avatar">
        <a href="<?php echo esc_url( "{$url}members/" . $fields['user']['user_id'] ); ?>" rel="nofollow">
            <?php if ( ! empty( $fields['user']['avatar'] ) ) : ?>
                <img src="<?php echo esc_url( $fields['user']['avatar'] ); ?>" class="forum-comment-avatar-image" width="40" height="40" />
            <?php else : ?>
                <span class="xfwp-avatar"><?php echo substr( $fields['user']['username'], 0, 1 ); ?></span>
            <?php endif; ?>
<?php endif; ?>
Finally, if you need a reminder of the moment you made post 5,262 you can reminisce with this screenshot selfie:

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Alex commented
Just a heads up—the comment function you see here is a 3rd party addon (UW Forum Comments) and not compatible with XFtoWP.
horchatoso commented
ahh ok! Tnks!
Alex commented
Thanks for testing out the plugin, tell me more about how you want to use it in a new thread and I can give you some ideas!
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