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I fixed a bug in the sidebar_saved Module that was preventing it from loading and displaying the saved stories in the sidebar. The bug was fixed assuming that the purpose of the sidebar_saved module is to list 5 (or the set limit) links in the sidebar, no matter who the logged-in user is. See discussion post:
From the discussion in the provided link, I understood from YankiDank that the module was intended to show saved stories that were saved by the logged-in user. In this case, the result is not met.
If you want to show any set of saved stories no matter who saved them, then keep the module as is. However, if you want to only show the saved stories by the logged-in user, then this is the solution:
First, I could not find a Smarty variable for the logged-in user id, so I had to create one as follows:
1. Open \libs\smartyvariables.php
2. Go to line 44 or look for â€ś$main_smarty->assign('user_logged_in', $current_user->user_login);â€ť and paste this right after it:
3. Save and close
4. Open \modules\sidebar_saved\templates\sidebar_saved_index.tpl
5. Go to line 22 or look for â€śglobal $the_template, $main_smarty, $db;â€ť
6. Paste this right after it: (this is to import the smarty variable we created above to php and be able to use it.)
$user_logged_id = $main_smarty->get_template_vars('user_logged_id');
7. Change this query:
$res = "select link_id,link_title,saved_id,saved_user_id,saved_link_id from ".table_links.",".table_saved_links." WHERE saved_link_id = link_id AND link_author = link_author ORDER BY saved_id DESC limit 5";
$res = "select link_id,link_title,saved_id,saved_user_id,saved_link_id from test_links , test_saved_links WHERE saved_user_id =$user_logged_id and link_id = saved_link_id ORDER BY saved_id DESC limit 5";
8. Save and close
Now the saved stories in the sidebar will only show those belonging to the logged-in user.
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