I'm managing a content sharing site built on drupal 7 and I would like to let users submit links as content.
Is there a simple way of creating a thumbnail / preview of the link (like on facebook)?
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Attaches content using AHAH which keeps everything smooth.
Ability to re-share/re-post attachments (links, images, etc).
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Extensible to publish any kind of content.
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