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Post by Vanityy on December 25th 2015, 7:16 pm

I was wondering how to how a category on the portal like the support's.

Here is a link to the same question: http://help.forumotion.com/t144001-show-forums-category-in-portal

Was also wondering if you could show individual forums from separate categories as well.
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Post by 10spetter10 on January 4th 2016, 1:37 am

I don't really see an option like that in the admin panel so my guess would be that they copied the html and pasted it in a widget. That way it is possible to add forums from different categories.
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Post by SLGray on January 4th 2016, 1:50 am

There is a widget called News that will show topics from the forum you choose.


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Post by Vanityy on January 4th 2016, 1:56 am

@SLGray wrote:There is a widget called News that will show topics from the forum you choose.
But how to show forums?
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Post by SLGray on January 4th 2016, 1:58 am

You will have to create a customized widget.
Code:
[url=link to forum]forum title[/url]


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Post by Vanityy on January 4th 2016, 2:07 am

@SLGray wrote:You will have to create a customized widget.
Code:
[url=link to forum]forum title[/url]
I'd like to make it visually the same, not just a hyperlink.
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Post by 10spetter10 on January 4th 2016, 10:02 am

This is the default html used to create the categories. It should do the trick to get the forumstyle inside a widget:

Code:
<!-- START category block --->
<div class="forabg">
   <div class="inner">
      <span class="corners-top"><span></span></span>
      <!-- START category title --->
      <ul class="topiclist">
         <li class="header">
            <dl class="icon">
            <dd class="dterm">
               <div class="table-title"><h2>--category title---</h2></div>
            </dd>
         </li>
      </ul>
      <!-- END category title --->
      <!-- START forums/topics --->
      <ul class="topiclist forums">
         <li class="row">
            <dl class="icon">
               <dd class="dterm">
                  <div style="display: block;">
                     <h3 class="hierarchy"><a href="---url to forum" class="forumtitle">Your first forum</a></h3>
                     <br>
                     ---forum description---
                     <br>
                  </div>
               </dd>
            </dl>
         </li>
      </ul>
      <!-- END forums/topics --->
      <span class="corners-bottom"><span></span></span>
   </div>
</div>
<!-- END category block --->

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Post by Vanityy on January 4th 2016, 11:39 am

Thank you, what about each forum's icon?
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Post by 10spetter10 on January 4th 2016, 12:00 pm

The icons you can see on the portal here are inside the forum description. Just add float left to them and it should be oke.

Code:
<img src="---url to image---" style="float: left;" />
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Post by Vanityy on January 6th 2016, 11:02 pm

Not working for me, it looks all weird and different and weird things happen.
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Post by 10spetter10 on January 6th 2016, 11:41 pm


This is the code I used for the example. Normally it should do the trick.

Code:
<!--    START category block -    -->
<div class="forabg">
   <div class="inner">
      <span class="corners-top"><span></span></span>   
      <!--    START category title -    -->   
      <ul class="topiclist">
         <li class="header">
            <dl class="icon">
               <dd class="dterm">
                  <div class="table-title">
                     <h2>
                          --category title--- 
                     </h2>
                  </div>
               </dd>
            </dl> 
         </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END category title -    -->   
      <!--    START forums/topics -    -->   
      <ul class="topiclist forums">
         <li class="row">
            <dl class="icon">
               <dd class="dterm"> 
                  <div style="display: block;">
                     <h3 class="hierarchy">
                        <a href="---url to forum" class="forumtitle">Your first forum</a> 
                     </h3>
                     <br />
                     <img style="float: left;" src="http://illiweb.com/bl/logo.png" /> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat. 
                  </div>
               </dd>
            </dl>   
         </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END forums/topics -    --> <span class="corners-bottom"><span></span></span>   
   </div>
</div>
<!--    END category block -    -->
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Post by Vanityy on January 7th 2016, 12:37 am

But when you add a widget, there is another bar above for the widget title.
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Post by 10spetter10 on January 10th 2016, 6:35 pm

Select 'no' by 'Use a table type' on the widget options.
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Post by Vanityy on January 10th 2016, 6:40 pm

Can you please send me code via PM? I keep trying to select it and I keep getting the numbers on sides as well.
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Post by 10spetter10 on January 10th 2016, 10:58 pm

I'll set it as inline code, then there are no numbers. Wink

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<!--    START category block -    -->
<div class="forabg">
  <div class="inner">
      <span class="corners-top"><span></span></span> 
      <!--    START category title -    --> 
      <ul class="topiclist">
        <li class="header">
            <dl class="icon">
              <dd class="dterm">
                  <div class="table-title">
                    <h2>
                          --category title---
                    </h2>
                  </div>
              </dd>
            </dl>
        </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END category title -    --> 
      <!--    START forums/topics -    --> 
      <ul class="topiclist forums">
        <li class="row">
            <dl class="icon">
              <dd class="dterm">
                  <div style="display: block;">
                    <h3 class="hierarchy">
                        <a href="---url to forum" class="forumtitle">Your first forum</a>
                    </h3>
                    <br />
                    <img style="float: left;" src="http://illiweb.com/bl/logo.png" /> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
                  </div>
              </dd>
            </dl> 
        </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END forums/topics -    --> <span class="corners-bottom"><span></span></span> 
  </div>
</div>
<!--    END category block -    -->
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Post by Vanityy on January 11th 2016, 9:24 pm

Works! Thank you so much! But how do I add more forums?
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Post by Vanityy on January 12th 2016, 11:01 pm

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Post by Luffy on January 12th 2016, 11:06 pm

@Forumedic you do exactly the same steps.





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Post by Vanityy on January 12th 2016, 11:06 pm

@Luffy wrote:@Forumedic you do exactly the same steps.
But won't it create a new category? As part of the code is creating the category.
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Post by Luffy on January 12th 2016, 11:07 pm

Yes it will. You want it to create an other category in the same forum?





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Post by Vanityy on January 12th 2016, 11:12 pm

@Luffy wrote:Yes it will. You want it to create an other category in the same forum?
I think? I want another forum in the same category.
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Post by Luffy on January 12th 2016, 11:19 pm

Ok so you have this code here:
Code:
<!--    START category block -    -->
<div class="forabg">
  <div class="inner">
      <span class="corners-top"><span></span></span> 
      <!--    START category title -    --> 
      <ul class="topiclist">
        <li class="header">
            <dl class="icon">
              <dd class="dterm">
                  <div class="table-title">
                    <h2>
                          --category title---
                    </h2>
                  </div>
              </dd>
            </dl>
        </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END category title -    --> 
      <!--    START forums/topics -    --> 
      <ul class="topiclist forums">
        <li class="row">
            <dl class="icon">
              <dd class="dterm">
                  <div style="display: block;">
                    <h3 class="hierarchy">
                        <a href="---url to forum" class="forumtitle">Your first forum</a>
                    </h3>
                    <br />
                    <img style="float: left;" src="http://illiweb.com/bl/logo.png" /> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
                  </div>
              </dd>
            </dl> 
        </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END forums/topics -    --> <span class="corners-bottom"><span></span></span> 
  </div>
</div>
<!--    END category block -    -->

to create to you a forum (the entire thingy) and a single category (the one inside it).
Using the list element is the easiest way. So in order for you to make an other one you need to add this part:
Code:
 <!--    START forums/topics -    --> 
      <ul class="topiclist forums">
        <li class="row">
            <dl class="icon">
              <dd class="dterm">
                  <div style="display: block;">
                    <h3 class="hierarchy">
                        <a href="---url to forum" class="forumtitle">Your first forum</a>
                    </h3>
                    <br />
                    <img style="float: left;" src="http://illiweb.com/bl/logo.png" /> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
                  </div>
              </dd>
            </dl> 
        </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END forums/topics -    -->

Once more exactly after this part in the code. So you need to have this:
Code:
<!--    START category block -    -->
<div class="forabg">
  <div class="inner">
      <span class="corners-top"><span></span></span> 
      <!--    START category title -    --> 
      <ul class="topiclist">
        <li class="header">
            <dl class="icon">
              <dd class="dterm">
                  <div class="table-title">
                    <h2>
                          --category title---
                    </h2>
                  </div>
              </dd>
            </dl>
        </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END category title -    --> 
      <!--    START forums/topics -    --> 
      <ul class="topiclist forums">
        <li class="row">
            <dl class="icon">
              <dd class="dterm">
                  <div style="display: block;">
                    <h3 class="hierarchy">
                        <a href="---url to forum" class="forumtitle">Your first forum</a>
                    </h3>
                    <br />
                    <img style="float: left;" src="http://illiweb.com/bl/logo.png" /> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
                  </div>
              </dd>
            </dl> 
        </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END forums/topics -    -->
<!--    START forums/topics -    --> 
      <ul class="topiclist forums">
        <li class="row">
            <dl class="icon">
              <dd class="dterm">
                  <div style="display: block;">
                    <h3 class="hierarchy">
                        <a href="---url to forum" class="forumtitle">Your first forum</a>
                    </h3>
                    <br />
                    <img style="float: left;" src="http://illiweb.com/bl/logo.png" /> Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.
                  </div>
              </dd>
            </dl> 
        </li>
      </ul>
      <!--    END forums/topics -    --><span class="corners-bottom"><span></span></span> 
  </div>
</div>
<!--    END category block -    -->

and change the second part of the category. (I think) Razz





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