Enagement Features

Engage your site visitors with features that keep them coming back to your site when they discover your content.

Custom Buttons

Custom action buttons, and the associated action, can be added to any user or piece of content in any Livefyre App, alongside the existing Flag, Share, Delete buttons. Examples could be enabling a user to hide content from another user, or to follow a user.

For technical information on adding custom action buttons, please see Adding Custom Buttons.

Apps that use this feature:

Like

Add the ability to “like” a comment or reply.

Apps that use this feature:

Media Expansion

The ability to view a piece of media in a larger modal window.

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Friend Mentions

@mention a user, or someone who has already posted content into the Collection.

To mention someone who has posted content into the Collection, users may click the @ mention button, or type @ into the editor to display a list of people available for mention. The list will include all users who are following the conversation. (Start typing a name to limit the list to matches for the input text.)

NOTE

Users who are @replied do not receive notification of the post.

The friend tagging function is not available on mobile, and is not available on IE8 or earlier.

Apps that use this feature:

Action Buttons

Create custom action buttons for content in an App.

Custom action buttons, and the associated action, can be added to any user or piece of content in any Livefyre App, alongside the existing Flag, Share, Delete buttons. Examples could be enabling a user to hide content from another user, or to follow a user.

Follow Conversation

Allows users to receive email notifications when conversations they follow are changed.

Following a conversation allows users to receive email notifications, based on activity in the conversation. Users click the Follow / Unfollow button to set conversation-specific preferences, or use their Profile Settings page to set a site-wide preference to follow conversations.

(The Follow function is not available on mobile.)

NOTE

Emails will only be sent for manually posted content, not for content pulled into the stream through SocialSync or Curate.

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