hugo/content/help/protocols/_index.md

Fri, 12 Jul 2024 00:14:47 -0500

author
Gary Kramlich <grim@reaperworld.com>
date
Fri, 12 Jul 2024 00:14:47 -0500
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Sort the plugins list by the heading attribute

Previously we depended on the sorting of the json file, but that's difficult
and error prone considering that we can just let hugo do it.

Testing Done:
Ran the site locally and verified that the sorting worked.

Reviewed at https://reviews.imfreedom.org/r/3279/

---
title: Services (Protocols)
date: 2019-08-08T04:51:42.000Z
replaces: []
weight: 10
lastmod: 2019-08-08T04:51:42.000Z
---

The most unique feature of Pidgin compared with other instant messaging clients
is that Pidgin enables users to log in to their accounts on multiple chat
networks (also known as services or protocols) simultaneously, all from a single
application.

Pidgin supports a variety of protocols out of the box. In this group of pages
you will find answers to the most common Service-specific questions.

In case you have questions about a protocol plugin[^1] that you found in our
[plugins]({{< ref "plugins" >}}) section, then our advice is to ask its authors
(usually you can find a method to reach out to a project authors in the
repository where its code is hosted). These plugins have been developed by third
parties and thus we don't have the knowledge or capacity to support them.

[^1]: A protocol plugin is what allows Pidgin to support a protocol that
  doesn't come with it out of the box.

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