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byjoerinehart, December 2, 2010
AutoTweet NG Pro
First I'd like to make it very clear that I'm not in the habit of giving a glowing review of anything unless it is well deserved!

I first started using this component to prepare a non-profit web site for the 40th anniversary of the Kent State Ohio shootings on May 4 1970. Upon having an issue with the install toward the goal of integrating both Twitter and facebook I emailed the Author Ulli Storck for assistance. Fully expecting him to point me to an FAQ or the documentation I was surprised when he offered to help me verify the configuration! It turned out that Twitter changed their API security which in short order got updated in the software. I haven't had a problem since!

I've been further impressed at the number of updates and additions of various features to the software that makes it a must have for any site that is serious about social network integration of their web site. I highly recommend this software to update your social friends on the updates from your web sites!

Ulli Storck has done a great job of keeping his software up to date! Plug-in are also available for all the popular software I run ie: sobi2, virtuemart, etc...
byjoerinehart, April 26, 2010
Phoca Guestbook
possible issue with PHP 5.3! It seems that the settings to make a field available as an option ie: a URL, doesn't work! Since most general Joe public web surfers do not have a web site, I ended up only making the Name and content fields available since the settings seemed to not matter where I had them set I kept getting a http:// is required, or whatever field I was playing with. In fairness to the author, I suspect strongly this is an issue with PHP 5.3 since I've run into several other issues recently with other stuff...
Owner's reply

Hi, this was explained in the forum, this doesn't depend on PHP version.

In Joomla! you can set parameters in:

- Parameters (Component Parameters)
- Parameters Component in menu link to guestbook, see:

http://www.phoca.cz/documents/16-joomla/65-component-s-parameters-settings-itemid-in-joomla

There are two kinds of checking the URL field:

1) You can set if this field will be required or not. If yes, then the URL must be added, if no, then the URL needs not to be added

2) The format of URL will be controlled independently of the choice of 1). It means:

- If you set that the URL will be required and
-- user will add URL with the wrong format - user will get error message because of wrong format
-- user will add URL with the right format - OK
-- user will leave the URL field empty - user will get error message because of empty URL field

- If you set that the URL will be not required and
-- user will add URL with the wrong format - you get error message because of wrong format
-- user will add URL with the right format - OK
-- user will leave the URL field empty - OK, because the field is not required.

Jan