JBZoo Comments - commenting system via VKontakte and Facebook

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Comments is one of the most important parts of a website. By using them users can contact you and can tell their opinion or ask something before the purchase.

There is an element for comments in ZOO component but it has two drawbacks:

  • social network comments are not integrated;
  • this element can’t be assigned to a specific position of an item. It always stays at the bottom.

That’s why we developed JBZoo Comments element. It includes standard ZOO comments as well as widgets for Facebook and VKontakte comments. Each of them can be enabled or disabled. In case more than one is enabled, they are displayed as tabs. Also you can assign them to any position in your item.

How to add new element to an item?

In the control panel go to the “cog-wheel” tab and click on “JBZoo App.”.

Opening application settingsJBZoo app

Open an item type where you want to add new element and click on the JBZoo Comments in the Element Library.

Editing an item type elementsElement library

Fill in the usual information that all elements have: name and description, access level. Let’s examine the following settings:

  • Facebook - enables or disables Facebook comments.
  • VKontakte comments - enables or disables VKontakte comments.
  • Facebook and VKontakte ID keys - special keys that you can get from the corresponding websites.

Configuring an element in an item type

You can manage standard comments in the settings of your application.

How to configure JBZoo Comments element in an item template?

Find your item type and open one of the templates.

Item template layouts

Drag your new element to a desired position in the left and click on the pencil icon.

Dragging an element to a positionConfiguring an element in an item template

You’ll see the following settings for Facebook:

  • Width - size of the comments field in pixels.
  • Limit - maximum number of displayed messages.
  • Color scheme - background of the comments block. Choose the one which is more appropriate for your website: dark or light.
  • Localization - language for texts in the comment field.

VKontakte settings:

  • Width and limit are similar to Facebook settings.
  • Attach a file - this option allows users to attach files to their comments.
  • Auto publish - this option allows you to pre-moderate comments so they will not be published without administrator approval.

Settings for Facebook and VKontakte:

  • Height of the comments block - the size of the comments field in pixels.
  • Update the feed - this option enables instantaneous comments feed update. If set to “No”, new comments will be displayed only after page refresh.
  • Mini interface - if this option is enabled then following elements will be scaled down: fonts, thumbnails of attachments, profile images for the second level comments.

Elements, Facebook, Social, VKontakte

Still gotta questions, who can help me?

Visit our special JBZoo tech support forum which is specifically meant for JBZoo so the priority of the response and its promptness are much better there than in any other place. With inactive account with a “Plus” sign in a tariff plan you can ask for support in one of these sections or use any of our contacts.