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different details in one category possible ?
Hello,
my english is simple, but my teacher in school said english is a simple language - before he gaves me bad notes in this discipline and let me repeat the school year.
I found the script linkssql because i like the link management and i like the imagine that the pages will be generated from a database on the server to static pages.
I want to use linkssql to manage a litte links directory and in some categories id like to use it like an CMS.
I know that its possible to use different template-sets in different categories. I talked with somebody in germany about it and i hear (past heared?) that only the detailed pages are always the same, independent of category. Here i read - and in the admin demo i saw that the detailed pages are in the template set. This lets me believe that the detailed pages are depending also from the template set ---> from the category.

1.Is it possible also to use different detailed.html templates in one category? I imagine a drop down list at the add link page to choose what detailed.html template will be used to generate the static html file. Normally the programmer say " all is possible...". But would this be possible for future updates ? Or is it very complicated and you have to change many things in the core?

2. Id like to use one domain for the root of the directory. And a second domain for a subcategory. In this subcategory there would be some other files , eventually a shopsystem (OSC) and perhaps hand made webpages. If the static pages will be build, will this kill the other files in this category ?
3. Id like to use detailed pages like http://www.domain.com/...le_of_the_Link_L123/

( founded in http://www.gossamer-threads.com/...orum.cgi?post=216197&)

two years before it was a problem if the links was used in different categories. Was now - 2004 - founded a simple solution for this? Or if this is still not simple to avoid - or is it possible to use detailed links like
http://www.domain.com/dir-what-i-want/Title_of_the_Link_L123/ to avoid the problem with duplicated links in different categories ?

4. Is it possible to use the database from an other (php shop) script - only read some fields, not write ?

Now it`s enough english - for me and my dictionary - if my teacher would read this, he would be surprised positive - i hope so ... Wink
I look forward to use the script- and i hope i will be glad to use it still, if i will use it (future-future).

Thanks, manne


http://www.edelsteine.de
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Re: [manne] different details in one category possible ? In reply to
Hello...?
Is there anybody...? UnsureWink
Sorry, if i harmed the feelings of somebody. I would give me more security only with the thread. If i made mistakes, please explain it to me.....Crazy
OK ... i`m from germany, but i`m 34 years old only. I had no contact with the producer of the 2.world war...Blush
It would make me happy to to got a response. Smile
regards
manne


http://www.edelsteine.de
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Hi,

The problem with what you want to do is that links can be in several categories so there isn't an easy way to do this. My suggestion (which may be shot down in flames by others) would be to add a new field to the links table and put the main category in this. Then you could use this field for deciding on the template to use and the path in the detail url. I don't think this will be straightforward but should be possible.

Laura.
The UK High Street
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Hello Laura, thanks for your answer.
If i buy the software, i have to try.
It``s the best way to find a solution for my questions, i think now.

But now i`m more afraid to buy the software and then have no support.
Im used to use open source software up to now. The forums are different. I think there are more people, that`s why you get answers in short time there. Maybe it was the kind of question and the long text. But what will i do if i have the script and i will have a question ? Do you think i will get support in the forums or have i to pay for every problem ?

I hope and wish the best for all readers.
regards
manne


http://www.edelsteine.de
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Hi.

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But now i`m more afraid to buy the software and then have no support.
Im used to use open source software up to now. The forums are different. I think there are more people, that`s why you get answers in short time there. Maybe it was the kind of question and the long text. But what will i do if i have the script and i will have a question ? Do you think i will get support in the forums or have i to pay for every problem ?

The only time I/others have left a question unanswered, is when we don't know the answer ... or just generally don't have time. I've never seen a post take longer than 2 days to get a valid answer (even if its just pointing you in the right direction). From previous experience in other forums, I would have to say this is the most helpful I've seen so far (tek-tips.com comes close, but they are a general forum, unlike GT's one, which is a business one).

Hope that helps.

Cheers

Andy (mod)
andy@ultranerds.co.uk
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Thanks, it did helps.
regards
manne


http://www.edelsteine.de
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But now i`m more afraid to buy the software and then have no support.[/quote]

Don't be afraid. I am new user of Links SQL and I can assure support is GREAT with Links SQL. I am very pleased with support and quality of the software. Also if you don't know where to host your site - go on Gossamer host. I place my site on globat and after 17 days I ask my money back, and my site is now on Gossamer host. They solve problems in few hour which other hosting companies were not able to solve within days. If you need plug in or customization of Link SQL - just send PM to Andy. He will do the job in no time !

Regards, Zoran
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Hi Manne,

Sorry it took so long for us to get to this thread.

Indeed, what you've asked for is possible, we can use a flag in the links table to determine which detailed page template to use if you so desire, it can be done through a plugin or maybe a global depending on your exact specifications.

As for question #2, I need more details, but if you confine pages to specific folders, you shouldn't have any issues.

For #3, we don't keep the Link ID# when a link is copied to a second category, so there shouldn't be a problem.

For #4, yes, but a small import script/read script needs to be written and the specifications need to be more defined, but yes.

We also have a German partner in Holger Mali with whom you can speak about customisations and support in German if you wish, rather than having to wear down the pages of your English dictionary. More information about the German version of Links SQL, which is kept up to date, is located here:

http://gossamer-threads.com/...e/scripts/links-sql/

Jack.
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Re: [manne] different details in one category possible ? In reply to
Hallo Manne,

Gossamer Threads wird in Deutschland von malinet Informatik vertreten.
Dort kannst Du Deine Fragen in deutsch an support@malinet.de stellen
oder unter 02335 / 681516 telefonisch Kontakt aufnehmen.
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malinet Informatik (http://www.linkssql.info)
the German language reseller of Gossamer Threads Inc.
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Hello again,

many,many thanks for all your efforts.
Now i have to say sorry for the long time I didn`t answer.
I was at an exhibition in france to buy something, because i sell semi-precious stones, there was no simple possibility to go online. They are low budget prices, but for me it`s OK to start small and try to grow step by step and i will fight to survive the actually conjuncture problems in germany - if it`s interesting: http://www.edelsteine.de .
I thought also the thread was finished.

Your answers and the kind of it show me now that i will never be alone with some questions if i will have the programm sqllinks. That`s more than fine.

Hi Jack
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Indeed, what you've asked for is possible, we can use a flag in the links table to determine which detailed page template to use if you so desire, it can be done through a plugin or maybe a global depending on your exact specifications.
if this is possible, than it`s very easy to use it more like a very flexible CMS. I think it`s interessting for many people who want to use it like an CMS also, because the detailed pages will be used like content pages in this case very often. I will use the programm in some weeks/months. The next weeks i will make more precise my imaginations. (Although i`m used to get it while i use a script/programm Wink). I`m also going to contact the german professionals about my imaginations. regards manne


http://www.edelsteine.de