Just this week, we released a new developer feature that we call game state events, which has been one of our most requested features. With game state events, you can now know the status of the game including when it is started or completed. See the documentation for a full list of the events you can monitor and how to integrate them into your code.
We will be using this API in our lightbox mode to hide the continue button until the game is done. We are all about increasing conversions for sentient beings, and this makes the process more straightforward.
You can also create your own integrations with an event handler. With this you can add fancy features like hiding the submit button in your form until the game is played or adding event tracking for analytics.
To make this happen, we use postMessage to communicate out of our iFrame. The only drawback is that this is not supported in older browsers like IE 6 & 7 but we have a few workarounds that we will be rolling out soon.
We are excited to see what our talented users can do with this new flexibility. Let us know if you have any cool implementations and keep the ideas coming!
Want to use PlayThru with Contact Form 7? Great news! Integration between PlayThru and Contact form 7 is now built in to the standard Are You a Human WordPress plugin. There is no more need to download the extension plugin that connects PlayThru to CF7. The Are You a Human plugin does it all!
If you are not using the Contact Form 7 WordPress plugin, you should check it out. It is a great form builder. Just install it and the Are You a Human plugin will integrate automagically.
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please let us know on our support forum.
We’re happy to announce that we have just posted two more community created plugins! Fans of PlayThru sent us plugins for Joomla, and WYSIWYG Web Builder 8 that they built on their own and want to share with the world.
If you’ve been waiting to use PlayThru on either of these platforms, we hope this helps you get up and running.
If you have created your own installation option for PlayThru, we would love to mention it on our site and point to your directory. Please shoot us an email at support(at)areyouahuman(dot)com to tell us about it!