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October 5th, 2008, 12:13 PM #1Integrate Datafeed Manager into WordPress pages?
Anybody out there got tips for integrating a datafeed into a WordPress blog page using the Datafeed Manager?
I set up a datafeed manager install for an Avantlink merchant. Then I used a php include to put the template into a WordPress page.
Worked pretty well except it put about 1/4-1/3 of a screen full of blank space at the top of the Shop showing up in the WordPress page.
Anyone else trying the datafeed manager with WordPress? Any help?
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October 5th, 2008, 05:30 PM #2
Why do you want to post a web service datafeed client subscription through an include on a wordpress page, when it can stand alone on your web server in its own directory?
Once you install a feed subscription at the root level of your site, just use wordpress to build a page with a custom navigation structure deep linking to categories, sub-categories or product groups of your choice within the feed....naming the wordpress page something like "Shop" or "Marketplace", for example.
That's the way to go...
October 5th, 2008, 06:01 PM #3Originally Posted by Gary-AvantLink
What I was trying to do was achieve in WP something similar to what I have going on in a php template site I have elsewhere. When I did an include to put that into a WP page, it showed up as the "Shop" I was looking for -- except it adds that 1/4-1/3 screen of blank space above the shop's search box.
But, yeah, I would like to get something like what you're talking about.
In the sites I'm working on, I have the WP installed in the root directory with the WP templates modified to work as a CMS, and I have PopShops displays on them for various merchant feeds.
I would love to figure out just what you're saying and do it that way with the Avantlink merchants -- but as I said above, I'm having trouble picturing just how to accomplish that. Do you happen to have examples somewhere of such an integration into a WP blog?
Also, at some point when I first started trying to figure out the datafeed client, you had some representative sites up that I was looking at. I can't seem to find such sites anywhere on the Avantlink pages or blog. Am I just not looking in the right place?
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October 5th, 2008, 09:08 PM #4
Gary, I just PM'd you with some info...
October 5th, 2008, 09:33 PM #5
Thanks, Gary. I just replied to that PM. It was helpful, but I have additional questions.Generate more fake news.
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