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How do I dynamically create a skype button for each use in a list

Posted on 2012-09-21
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Last Modified: 2012-09-21

I will be holding records for lots of users including biographies, products for sale etc in a DB.  When someone views this person's record, I want to be able to include a Skype button next to the person's contact details.  How do I do this?  Is it just a matter of adding their skype username to their record in the DB and then using some programming code to take them to Skype and make the phone call?

I found this link on how to get a button but this is just for one person, I couldn't find any developer details:


Instructions/advice would be greatly appreciated.
Question by:Lorna70
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Tobias earned 1000 total points
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For example for the user "Test" you need to add this :

<script type="text/javascript" src="http://download.skype.com/share/skypebuttons/js/skypeCheck.js"></script>
<a href="skype:Test?call"><img src="http://download.skype.com/share/skypebuttons/buttons/call_blue_white_124x52.png" style="border: none;" width="124" height="52" alt="Skype Me™!" /></a>

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You only need to change the value of the link "skype:Test?call" to match the user.

Also I suggest to add only one time the skypeCheck.js then after add the users that you want.


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