Replying to Posts And Pages Together?
Posted 31 December 2012 - 08:53 AM
@Jeff - You need to login to the forum and post your questions in the LoopBuddy forum, the Pre-Sales forum is for questions before your purchase. If you need help once you've purchased the product, you'll post in the product's forum. Though, just to clarify, this is the expected behavior as I mentioned here: http://ithemes.com/forum/topic/35491-posts-and-pages-together/#entry164686.
@ghungbub - There is a post where you can add Feature Requests for LoopBuddy (http://ithemes.com/forum/topic/31671-loopbuddy-feature-requests/). They won't be seen here in the pre-sales forum.
Posted 30 December 2012 - 09:49 PM
Posted 28 December 2012 - 09:59 AM
I've set up a LoopBuddy query with essentially nothing in it, as well as a layout containing nothing but a short string of text, including a link with the _self window director, pointed at a random outside web site. I've then dropped the LoopBuddy widget into a sidebar and used the aforementioned query and layout.
When the link is clicked, the web site doesn't get framed in the widget area (which probably makes sense; I'm mixing standard HTML and WordPress, right?). Problem is, this was already my workaround, and one I was dreading having to implement.
To reiterate: I need for all clicks on all links to stay within the area where they were clicked from. I understand LoopBuddy's treatment of pages versus posts, and I understand why you suggested the widget treatment. What I need is for links in area #1 to open in area #1, without effecting area #2, #3, etc. I need links clicked in area #2 to open in area #2, without effecting area #1, #3, etc. And so on . . .
I don't love the screen refresh, but that's not really an issue; in fact, maybe it's a good thing in its way. But I need a rock-solid "open this link in this window" treatment.
Am I missing something? Is there a series of steps you can enumerate?
Thanks, again ...
Posted 14 December 2012 - 01:33 PM
Posted 14 December 2012 - 09:37 AM
That is how it should and will function. The link on the left links to the post which opens in a new page. It won't open in that same location, as I mentioned in my initial reply.
Sorry if this has been confusing.
Posted 13 December 2012 - 11:04 AM
When I open your site, I see this:
When I click "Hello World" on the left, I get this:
I then tried reloading manually to see if something was bizarre, browser-side. And ... Nope.
Elise, at the end of the day I'm still good with your assurance what I need done can be done. It just would be nice to see for sure, you know?
Posted 13 December 2012 - 08:13 AM
While the page reloads, it does not change the content in the separate area. So this is the page that shows when someone visits the site:
In this next screenshot, I've clicked "Older Posts" in the left column:
So you can see that, even though the page refreshed, the content on the left has changed, but the content on the right has not.
Let me know if you continue to have questions.
Posted 12 December 2012 - 07:14 AM
The right column in your blog works exactly as it should; the content is entirely self-contained. But clicking a link in the left column also changes the content in the right column. Literally, I need two discreet content areas.
Hard to believe based on you getting this far (and this FAST!) that it can't be done, but ... what this shows me is a programmatic way of doing what I had done manually in the example I pointed you at (which sure is an improvement!) ... but still isn't quite it, so ... one more confirmation-oriented run at this, please?
Posted 11 December 2012 - 09:40 PM
Posted 11 December 2012 - 03:38 PM
Yes! I changed my site to fit what you're describing: elise.internal.ithemes.com/ I'm using LoopBuddy's widget to show the posts in the left column and LoopBuddy settings to show the pages in the content area. If that's not what you're needing/wanting, just let me know.
Let us know if you have any other questions.