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Author Topic: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)  (Read 3423 times)

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Offline Extreme Trip

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Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« on: January 05, 2012, 06:14:45 pm »
I apolegise if this is in the wrong section but I could really figure out where it should go... Basically ive installed the SimplePortal mod and i need to know how i can change the text at the top that says "Be sure to read the RULES or you may be sorry..."

ive posted this is loads of places and no one seems to asnwer me:/
could anyone help please? would be much apreciaite

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2012, 06:30:53 pm »
Please link to the forum.

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2012, 06:34:24 pm »
www.extremetrip.co.uk

You did mean my forum ?
« Last Edit: January 05, 2012, 06:39:36 pm by Extreme Trip »

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2012, 06:44:19 pm »
It looks to me like the News block is active.

To disable the block.

Admin >> Simple Portal >> Blocks >> Block List

Look for the News Block.
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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #4 on: January 05, 2012, 06:45:56 pm »
Ohhh, thats the news block? that makes sense... thanks alot for your support ! :)

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #5 on: January 05, 2012, 06:47:50 pm »
Can i modify it the same way? like make it say something else, it doesnt seem to be in the settings for it

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #6 on: January 05, 2012, 06:49:52 pm »
Your welcome.

BTW I'm UK too.

The modify button is on the right of the disable button.

Follow the directions I gave ya and you will find it.

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #7 on: January 05, 2012, 06:59:31 pm »
Oh really?! :D

And yeah, I quested that ive rushed it abit, the part im struggleing with most is organizeing the categorys correctly and that, so its all easy to navagate, and so people know where to post for each subject :/ its hard than i thought...

and i did follow your instructions, but theres no option to change what it says, only the name of it? :/ i would show you an image but it wont allow mt to post one

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2012, 07:05:58 pm »
OK if you go into the block list again as before.

On the right hand side you should see the word Action

There should be 4 images below this.

a green ( or red) button. active if green.

A spanner = Modify

4 arrows = Move

and finally the delete button.
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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2012, 07:10:09 pm »
I completely understand where im supposed to be, and im on the modify section, but there is not option for changeing what it says :/, only the title of it :/

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2012, 07:13:08 pm »
I'm willing to have a look if you like to grant a temp admin.

Before you do what does the error log say?
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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2012, 07:20:00 pm »
Oh wowww! it was in main > news and newsletters! how did i not check there... Thank you very much for you support Brack :D! you welcome to the forums anytime :D

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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2012, 07:23:18 pm »
Glad ya found it.

 :-[
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Re: Editing SimplePortal(easy help)
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2012, 07:26:24 pm »
Ok now im imbarresed ! for some reason its got its own title " News" .. before it was just the news anouncement on its own, i dont suppose you know how to change that back? :/