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External Links Rich Embed 1.4.6

$20.00

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External Links Rich Embed from @A Zayed

This plugin makes use of Parser class to make a preview for the posted external URL inside the editor.

When an external link is pasted into the editor, it is automatically expanded into a preview of the content, usually with an accompanying image, allowing users to click through to that content if they are interested.

Plugin features:

  • Supports a variety of external url contents (Media, news, communities... etc.)
  • Option for Simple/Rich embeds.
  • Control what content to display (Title, URL, Host, Favicon, Description, Image)
  • Option to exclude urls from being retrieved.
  • Control which users groups that can use it.
  • Display options:
    • Show/Hide wrapper.
    • Width of wrapper.
    • Image height.
    • Title truncation.
    • Description truncation.

Plugin in action (1): [RICH MODE]

Plugin in action (2): [SIMPLE MODE]


What's New in Version 1.4.6   See changelog

Released

Performance Improvement: Started using IPS\Http\Url that depends on Server Settings and IPS configuration will either use CURL or a Socket Connection as fallback instead of forced native CURL.




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Michael R

   4 of 4 members found this review helpful 4 / 4 members

Been wanting this for a long time. Looking forward to additional features!

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simonle

   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

I don't use many plugins on my site, but this plugin is definitely a must-have plugin for any community. It works perfectly! 👍

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Andy_M

   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

This works fantastically and makes a great difference to the look and feel of the community experience when there are a lot of external links such as ours.

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Fred Krugger

   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

For now the application has worked with some problems, which were resolved satisfactorily with the support .. great point in favor ... !!!

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BakuEdi

   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

Very useful plugin and the great support from the author.

Thank you for installing the Cyrillic support.

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Nebthtet

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

To begin with - IMO this functionality should be a part of the base package so it's wonderful that the author seen this need and created a splendid solution.

This plugin is highly configurable (you can tweak parameters of rich embeds if you wish, not only pick between "big" or "small" embed which is a considerable asset for me) and makes using the community easier for lazier users. Let's be honest, most people won't "waste" time to make links they paste look more attractive - they just paste them and are done. With this installed instead of unsightly long link we get a nice snippet in the post. 

Since I've started using this plugin we had one problem that prevented links from being converted - the users started to PM me about that (so the feature is noticed and liked). The author reacted quickly and solved the issue promptly - that's a huge plus.

To sum it up - money well spent, makes the community attractive, users like it.

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DanLemX

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Wonderful plugin that works as described. Support has been fantastic as well. Highly recommended!

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RevengeFNF

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Wanted this for a very long time and found it because of the black friday promotion.

It does exactly what it is supposed to do.

Very good job and thanks for this app.

PS: Props to @A Zayed very fast support.

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Christforums

· Edited by Christforums

   3 of 4 members found this review helpful 3 / 4 members

Works as advertised in IPS 4.3.4!

Many thanks!

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