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News Block

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File Name: News Block

File Submitter: Shaydx

File Submitted: 23 Jul 2011

File Category: Content Management

Supported Versions: IP.Content 2.1.x, IP.Content 2.2.x, IP.Content 2.3.x



Do you hate the article system in IP.Content and always wanted something better? well know you got it, you can know post all your news from selected forum(s) and have them show up in IP.Content in 4 different ways! with all the information that is needed (Title, Posted by, date, how many comments/replies, the authors profile photo) and of course a link back to the topic.

If you need help installing this block, please feel free to either PM me or reply in the support topic of this file.

Thanks to Marcher Technologies for all the help. %7Boption%7D



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Issue 1: I get an error of Fatal error: Declaration of feed_tutorials::checkFeedOrdering() must be compatible with that of feedBlockInterface::checkFeedOrdering() in domain.com/admin/applications_addon/ips/ccs/sources/blocks/feed/data_sources/tutorials.php on line 12 When I click Block Wizard --> Step 1Feed Source I get this error.

Issue 2: The post is the first in the thread and the "by" person whom post is there as well as the post, but the icon/avatar/picture of the person whom post it is not the correct one. The icon is usually from the second person whom posted it in that thread and not the first one.

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Issue 1: I get an error of Fatal error: Declaration of feed_tutorials::checkFeedOrdering() must be compatible with that of feedBlockInterface::checkFeedOrdering() in domain.com/admin/applications_addon/ips/ccs/sources/blocks/feed/data_sources/tutorials.php on line 12 When I click Block Wizard --> Step 1Feed Source I get this error.



Issue 2: The post is the first in the thread and the "by" person whom post is there as well as the post, but the icon/avatar/picture of the person whom post it is not the correct one. The icon is usually from the second person whom posted it in that thread and not the first one.




This bug is now fixed! sorry for the delay!

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Hi Shadyx, this addon looks nice and handy. Have a few questions though:

Does this addon gives you the option to select how many topics are shown, the amount of characters before breakoff and does a sticky topic in the selected forum force the topic to remain on top of this block?

When I choose to show 3 topics (full or part of the topic text), can I also have a list of (for example) 5 links to the previous posted (higlighted) topics?

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Hi Shadyx, this addon looks nice and handy. Have a few questions though:



Does this addon gives you the option to select how many topics are shown, the amount of characters before breakoff and does a sticky topic in the selected forum force the topic to remain on top of this block?



When I choose to show 3 topics (full or part of the topic text), can I also have a list of (for example) 5 links to the previous posted (higlighted) topics?




Hello, Thank you very mich %7Boption%7D' alt='' class='ipsImage' >

Yes, you can have it show as many topics as you want, just edit that in the Step Five (Sorting Options) and you can change how many characters that can be shown by altering this:


<p class='desc'>{IPSText::truncate( $r['content'], 100000 )}</p>



Sadly no, sticky topics doesnt remain on the top since i dont think its possible yet but you never know it might come in future versions.

No sorry, this wont show previous topics, but PM me with the details and i might make it for you %7Boption%7D' alt='' class='ipsImage' >

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Hi Shaydx - Do you have a demo of your block working?

Also can said block be integrated into an existing home page.

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Hi Shaydx - Do you have a demo of your block working?



Also can said block be integrated into an existing home page.




There ya go: http://dev.whatsite.co/index.php?app=ccs&module=pages&section=pages&folder=&id=5

Yes, it can easily be added into an existing home page.

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Thanks,



As soon as I upgrade to 3.2 I'll buy.



Waiting for ehren to start releasing his dark skins first. [img]

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Alright Thanks :3

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Oh yeah sorry, it should be fixed now :)

http://dev.whatsite.co/index.php?app=ccs&module=pages&section=pages&folder=&id=2

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Does this work with articles too? Basically does all this do is change the design? So all the normal features of ip.content is still their?

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Does this work with articles too? Basically does all this do is change the design? So all the normal features of ip.content is still their?




This doesnt change anything in IP.Content, and no it doesnt work with the article system. it uses the forum topcis.


What CSS styles do I need?



As you can see at -

https://www.1stincea....uk/index2.html

- it's not loading as it should [img]

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This works with IP.Boards HTML, CSS & JS, so you need them to be able to use all features.

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So there's no specific CSS styles I can use to format it like in the pictures, as that's all the problem seems to be, I just don't know which styles!?!?!

I thought this could be easily integrated into existing home pages? As it's certainly not looking that way at the moment!

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Sure you can.

Just find these styles in the ipb_styles.css : ipsBox_withphoto, ipsBox, ipsType_pagetitle etc. and change them as you like.

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Something I noticed with both the old articles block and this news block, the lightbox doesn't seem to work, only by visiting the topic does the lightbox work.

Also a "See All" button in the top right corner that appears to do nothing and leads to an error page..

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Another small bug, when I edit a thread containing news that someone else posted, the avatar on the news block will link to the profile of the last person that edited the news thread instead of the op.

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Also a "See All" button in the top right corner that appears to do nothing and leads to an error page..



Found out this is not a bug/issue, realized that after reading the readme again. Wondering if it's possible to add a horizontal line or separator between news, I tried but the horizontal line didn't show up.

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Another small bug, when I edit a thread containing news that someone else posted, the avatar on the news block will link to the profile of the last person that edited the news thread instead of the op.




Have you downloaded the latest version?



Found out this is not a bug/issue, realized that after reading the readme again. Wondering if it's possible to add a horizontal line or separator between news, I tried but the horizontal line didn't show up.




Take a look at the screenshot i took, there are 3 others with seperators between them.

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I'd appreciate some help here, after all I have paid for this block/mod! I wouldn't mind the lack of support if said block/mod was free...

After a LOT of messing around, I have managed to get the styles needed for this block, however I would like to know why the title and post data isn't sitting next to the picture like it should - https://www.1stinceandelton.org.uk/index2.html

I've gone through the code and css with a fine tooth comb and can't seem to find anything wrong!

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I'd appreciate some help here, after all I have paid for this block/mod! I wouldn't mind the lack of support if said block/mod was free...



After a LOT of messing around, I have managed to get the styles needed for this block, however I would like to know why the title and post data isn't sitting next to the picture like it should -

https://www.1stincea....uk/index2.html

I've gone through the code and css with a fine tooth comb and can't seem to find anything wrong!




Copy the template an send it to me via PM so i can take a look at it :)

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