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Ideas please - WidgetsManager
Hi,

I've been working on a plugin called WidgetsManager.

Basically, the idea behind it is - you can simply put this into your include_leftsidebar.html:

Code:
<%Plugins::WidgetManager::LoadWidgetCode('left')%>

..or:

include_rightsidebar.html

Code:
<%Plugins::WidgetManager::LoadWidgetCode('right')%>

Then, you set the "boxes" want to show on the left/right side-bar.

widget.jpg is an example (on my test install, setup with the "right" sidebar). Each of the widgets are easily customized, by just editing the widget_name.html template.

Basically, I'm happy the admin function is ok (and has enough functionality) - but I'm looking for ideas for the "widgets" themselves.

So far, I have:

SiteStats (this has stuff like number of users, number of links, number of categories, etc)
Menu - lets tyou add in your own custom menu stuff
SearchBox - simple HTML box, for showing a search bx
AdSense - setup an adsense box (just enter the AdSense code in the Widgets settings, and it will show up for you)

Anyway, please let me know if you have any ideas Smile

Cheers

Andy (mod)
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Thread Ideas please - WidgetsManager Andy 3678 Apr 22, 2008, 4:58 AM
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Matthias70 3571 Apr 22, 2008, 7:39 AM
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Andy 3593 Apr 22, 2008, 7:42 AM
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Andy 3577 Apr 22, 2008, 7:56 AM
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Andy 3580 Apr 22, 2008, 8:48 AM
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Matthias70 3565 Apr 22, 2008, 9:00 AM
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Andy 3548 Apr 22, 2008, 9:10 AM