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I have a usercontrol and inside its ascx.cs file I would like to do a check(if) if current user is following the current site.

How can I accomplish that?

So far I have done something like this:

SPSite currentSite = SPContext.Current.Site;
            SPServiceContext context = SPServiceContext.GetContext(currentSite);
            var currentUser = SPContext.Current.Web.CurrentUser.LoginName;
            var profile = new UserProfileManager(context);
            var user = profile.GetUserProfile(currentUser);
            SPSocialFollowingManager followingManager = new SPSocialFollowingManager(user, context);

SPSocialFollowingManager have a method called IsFollowed() which determines whether the current user is following the specified actor.

I guess that I need to use that one?

Any kind of help is appreciated

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You are on the right track. See the following code:

SPSocialActorInfo actorInfo = new SPSocialActorInfo();
actorInfo.ActorType = SPSocialActorType.Site;
actorInfo.ContentUri = new Uri(SPContext.Current.Url);

bool doesCurrentUserFollowCurrentSite = followingManager.IsFollowed(actorInfo);
  • Thank you! Is that all that is required? Or do I need to have any of my code in your code snippit aswell? – Rohander Jul 31 '13 at 13:45
  • Yup this snippet will run after your code – Vardhaman Deshpande Jul 31 '13 at 13:47

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