Just change the SQL call in hot_threads to whatever forums you want to flag as "hot". It's easy to get threads from one specific forum, I'd have to do some digging in SQL commands to figure out how to flag more than one forum. Post whatever you find out.
$post_db->select_options ('WHERE post_root_id=0',
There are also tricks you can use to get a dynamic listing from the search page. See some of the posts re: blogs. If I'm not mistaken, using a modified search page will only list posts that the user is authorized to see.
: Feb 4, 2003, 10:17 AM