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Post by Anonymous46790 on May 25th 2013, 9:36 am

Hey, I am in the midst of planning out a HTML page for the homepage of my forum and I was curious as to whether or not there is a way to put any forum widgets onto it? IS this possible given that forumotions HTML construction pages dont allow you to add CSS. I would like to have my own full HTML page with some of the forums widgets that are present on my portal like recent topics scrolling on the side of it. Any help is appreciated Very Happy


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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Ultron's Vision on May 25th 2013, 12:01 pm

When creating a HTML page under Administration Panel -> Modules -> HTML & JavaScript -> HTML pages management -> Create a new HTML page, select "Use the forum header and footer" with Yes, that'd include all CSS and widgets automatically.

Otherwise, you'd have to either import or refer to the CSS via @import (CSS import method) or <link> HTML tags.
Widgets you would have to code into the page, too, if you don't want to use the forum as header.

Keep in mind that you need to insert a link to forumotion in your HTML pages which you set as homepage.

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Anonymous46790 on May 26th 2013, 5:00 am

OK, I made a mok up of what I want to do, the nav bar buttons will just be linked images. Could you just let me know if this is possible and how I should go about doing it?
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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Anonymous46790 on May 27th 2013, 9:28 am

bump

Edit: Should this topic be moved to coding problems?

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by SLGray on May 27th 2013, 10:46 pm

Moved to Coding Problems


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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Ultron's Vision on May 28th 2013, 7:49 am

Basically, yes, such a homepage would be possible, but you'd have to, well, it's a bit hard to code widgets into a surrounding that's not given native support by forumotion (if you've decided to use a custom header, that is).

If you use the default forumotion header however, with a 'bit' of JavaScript and CSS I do think it'd be possible; actually, I'm quite sure it'd be possible if one had sufficient knowledge about this.

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Sir Chivas™ on May 28th 2013, 4:45 pm

Hi,

You'll have to use the header and footer since you can't add widgets to the HTML page itself.



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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Anonymous46790 on May 29th 2013, 11:49 am

OK, thanks for your help everyone, I'll have to make some changes to my plans but that fine.

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Ultron's Vision on May 29th 2013, 12:00 pm

You could theoretically totally re-arrange your site with jQuery, if you want to do so.

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Anonymous46790 on May 29th 2013, 1:24 pm

So is jQuery able to code for pages in pure HTML compatable with forumotions HTML page generator?

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Post by Ultron's Vision on May 29th 2013, 1:34 pm

You'd still have to use the forum header, but generally, it'd be possible, yes.

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Anonymous46790 on May 30th 2013, 9:37 am

ok thanks I'll try and think of something

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Neymar1 on May 30th 2013, 10:08 am

If it's a homepage can you not just use the portal? You can use widgets on that.

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Sanket on May 30th 2013, 1:20 pm

Is this solved?

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Anonymous46790 on May 31st 2013, 12:44 pm

Yeah, I've established I cant do what I was planning so this topic is solved..

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Solved Re: Forum HTML Homepage

Post by Jophy on May 31st 2013, 4:19 pm

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