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Auto Refreshing for Recent Discussions Widget

edited December 2011 in Questions

Is there a way to have Recent discussions widget to refresh itself every x seconds? Right now the changes in the discussions don't reflect on the widget unless the user reloads the whole page.

Best Answer

  • ToddTodd Chief Product Officer Vanilla Staff
    Answer ✓

    That code is on the server side and you'd need to do the refresh from the client side. That would involve some significant work in the widget.

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  • I think following lines from widgets.php controls the latest discussions. Is there a way to add an interval to this?

        // Retrieve the latest discussions from the Vanilla API
        $resturl = vf_combine_paths($resturl, '/');
        $data = json_decode(vf_rest($resturl));
        if (!is_object($data))
            return;
    
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