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I got social bookmarks in jQuery, but how can I get post titles and permalinks in this snippet? If I put <?php echo get_permalink(); ?> in there, the whole site gets blank.

$('a[rel=shareit-twitter]').attr('href', 'http://twitter.com/home?status=' + title + '%20-%20' + title);


Here's the whole jQuery for the bookmarking:

<script type="text/javascript">
    function() {
         //grab all the anchor tag with rel set to shareit
    $('a[rel=shareit], #shareit-box').click(function(e) {      
        //get the height, top and calculate the left value for the sharebox
        var height = $(this).height();
        var top = $(this).offset().top;

        //get the left and find the center value
        var left = $(this).offset().left + ($(this).width() /2) - ($('#shareit-box').width() / 2);     

        //grab the href value and explode the bar symbol to grab the url and title
        //the content should be in this format url|title
        var value = $(this).attr('href').split('|');

        //assign the value to variables and encode it to url friendly
        var field = value[0];
        var url = encodeURIComponent(value[0]);
        var title = encodeURIComponent(value[1]);

        //assign the height for the header, so that the link is cover

        //display the box

        //set the position, the box should appear under the link and centered
        $('#shareit-box').css({'top':top, 'left':left});

        //assign the url to the textfield

        //make the bookmark media open in new tab/window

        //Setup the bookmark media url and title
        $('a[rel=shareit-mail]').attr('href', 'http://mailto:?subject=' + title);
        $('a[rel=shareit-facebook]').attr('href', 'http://www.facebook.com/share.php?u=' + url + '&title=' + title);
        $('a[rel=shareit-posterous]').attr('href', 'http://posterous.com/share?linkto=' + url + '&title=' + title);
        $('a[rel=shareit-twitter]').attr('href', 'http://twitter.com/home?status=' + title + '%20-%20' + title);

    //onmouse out hide the shareit box
    $('#shareit-box').mouseleave(function () {

    //hightlight the textfield on click event
    $('#shareit-field').click(function () {
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The line you've posted is Javascript(or more specifically jQuery), you can't just nest PHP inside a Javascript file. The only time you can put PHP inside JS is when you're outputting that JS from inside a PHP file, is that the case? – t31os Apr 2 '11 at 13:40
I got a link assigned to each post in PHP and when that link is hovered it opens a box with the bookmarking links. I'm not too familiar with jQuery (as you can see), so I though it could be that easy. – Andrew Apr 2 '11 at 14:32
Andrew, if you post up the code you're working with someone(perhaps myself) might be able to offer a suggestion or two, but without seeing more of the associated code it's hard to say if what you're asking is possible. – t31os Apr 2 '11 at 16:59
You're right, so I added the jQuery code in the original question and the PHP is like this if it helps any: <li><a href="#" rel="shareit-posterous" class="shareit-sm"><img src="<?php bloginfo('template_url'); ?>/images/posterous_16.png" width="16" height="16" alt="Posterous" title="Posterous" /></a></li> – Andrew Apr 3 '11 at 8:58
Sorry Andrew, i was actually referring to the PHP code you're working with.. – t31os Apr 3 '11 at 22:31
up vote 1 down vote accepted

You must output the propper HTML to make it working.

Specifically, the href-attribute needs to contain the URL and the title separated with the | sign, like <a href="http://example.com/post-url|post-title" rel="shareit" ....

That will enable the script you've posted above use a concrete URL and title.

As I don't know you PHP code from your theme I can not give any further hints on how to output the correct URL or title, but probably <?php the_permalink(); ?>|<?php the_title(); ?> might do it.

Take care, encodings do apply.

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