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NC for Hire

Hi all,

Here's a simple tip which turns your side column Inbox notification text into a simple new icon that is already built-in to your base theme layout. I just thought this method is more noticeable so I have shared this tip. You don't need to upload any images just insert these few lines or copy and paste the attachment code text below into your custom code box and you're all set.

Sample screen shot:


Language Editor Version (with unread count, easy & more integrated)

Go to your Language Editor and search for the keyword 'new'. You can find the target field around mid part of the search result (Page 3) or sample link here:

Search for <span %1$s>%2$s</span> new and replace it with:

<span %1$s>%2$s</span> <a class="dy-locked dy-locked-new xj_tooltip"></a>

Hit 'Save' and the new changes should take effect.

Javascript/Custom Code Version (enclose the below with the <script>tags)

$(document).ready(function(){ if(x$('.xj_count_unreadMessages').length > 0){
x$('.xj_messages_present').html('<a class="dy-locked dy-locked-new xj_tooltip"></a>');


Javascript version Option:

Latest: With unread messages count (Load time fix)

Choose your version and enjoy!

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  • NC for Hire

    Nice, Ron.


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  • missing something---still getting 

    Inbox (1 new)  no little icon

    • Same here.

      • LOL---good---not really !!!  I need another lesson!

      • NC for Hire

        Hi Scott, you can try the Language Editor version as I have updated above.

        Let me know if this works-

        • It's working.  I was slapping the code in the wrong spot.  We fishing guys aren't the sharpest hooks in the tackle box.  Thanks.

          • NC for Hire

            No worries Scott, glad to hear you got it working finally :-)

    • NC for Hire

      Design Faerie, you can try the new Language Editor version I have posted above, this is much easier and better integrated to your network.

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