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I will be releasing a separate Joomla 4 version for each of my extensions and I'm aiming to have some ready in the next few weeks but this will also depend on any bugs that arise in the Joomla core code as more users staring using it.

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Hi Steven,
I'm a little bit confused with the URL SHORTENER today...
Google has stopped this service, but in the option Panel of CoalaWeb Social Links, it still offered to used it...
Should disable this option on all of my website ? Will you offer an alternative henceforward ?
Thanks for any info about that...

Regards.

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Hi,

The next release of Social Links (released soon) will have Google + buttons etc and URL shortening removed due to Google ending support but in the case of the URL shortening I'm looking into alternatives and I'm happy to receive suggestions ;)

Cheers,


Hi! I'm Steve the founder and head developer of CoalaWeb design studios. I'm an avid supporter of open source projects and the GPL license.

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Hi again,

Just a heads up that I'm currently working on Bitly integration which should be ready very soon.

Thanks,


Hi! I'm Steve the founder and head developer of CoalaWeb design studios. I'm an avid supporter of open source projects and the GPL license.

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You rocks!
As always :-)

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Hi Steven,
After having congrated you on twitter for your amazing changelog ;) I have tried to apply the Bitly Shortener on one of my websites.
So I went to my Bitly account :

  • My Account > Setting > Advanced setting
Here I met my first interrogation : Bitly consider that Api are being deprecated and recommend to use OAuth... (see first screenshot)

But i went on > Api support (see screenshot 2).

I copied the Api key and pasted it in you preference panel on CSL. But when I share link with Twitter account, URL are not shortened... ("Shorten Share Plugin" is activated)...
Any idea what I did wrong ?

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Hi,

The CoalaWeb Social Links system uses the new OAuth Generic Access Token and here are the steps:

Let me know how it goes ;)


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