collapse collapse

* Simple Portal Archived Forum

This is an Archive Forum.

The content in this forum may be out-of-date or have been superseded by newer information, and links in forum pages to other sites may not work.
This forum contains archives for future reference.

Visit our thread at Simple Machines Forum for current support.

* User Info

 
 
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

* Who's Online

  • Dot Guests: 108
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.

* Shoutbox

Refresh History
  • Shoutbox is not for support!
  • {OCS}MasterSeal: Yup, Still adore SP
    April 21, 2019, 07:08:06 PM
  • {OCS}MasterSeal: STILL love SP :)
    November 24, 2018, 05:05:50 AM
  • ♦ Ninja ZX-10RR ♦: <3 aegersz
    September 13, 2018, 03:36:09 PM
  • aegersz: I STILL <3 LOVE SimplePortal
    September 13, 2018, 07:11:39 AM
  • aegersz: o LOVE you guys - Simple Portal rocks !
    May 09, 2018, 05:18:59 AM
  • Chen Zhen: our apologies for the site being down.. please read server issues topic
    March 22, 2018, 05:32:38 AM
  • {OCS}MasterSeal: LOL PLEASE forget I just posted that. I found the answer in my own dang post back in 2015. lol sorry!
    July 04, 2017, 10:47:55 PM
  • {OCS}MasterSeal: I know this SB isnt' for support, but I just have a general question. Who would I contact to find out where SP stores its block info? Is it DB driven or files? I searched the site but came up with nothing. probably my fault any insight is appreciated.
    July 04, 2017, 10:43:36 PM
  • ♦ Ninja ZX-10RR ♦: Excuse me but what does Simpleportal have to deal with that?
    February 05, 2017, 08:21:14 PM
  • WhiteEagle: of course IMHO that site appears to be dead :(
    February 04, 2017, 01:08:05 PM
  • WhiteEagle: If I can get that, then I'll use it for that site...
    February 04, 2017, 01:07:35 PM
  • WhiteEagle: decided to not use SMF for any projects, unless I can get a copy of the premium version of the fanfiction archive plugin
    February 04, 2017, 01:06:54 PM
  • expertdecisions: cloudflare
    January 28, 2017, 08:01:47 AM
  • aegersz: SM release 2.0.13 !
    January 12, 2017, 06:00:13 AM
  • raffo: Tks Emanuele, even if I didn't understand the fix :D
    November 07, 2016, 02:01:20 AM
  • emanuele: [link]
    November 01, 2016, 12:43:50 PM
  • emanuele: raffo: the English support board is a good place. ;)
    November 01, 2016, 12:43:38 PM
  • raffo: Where can I find the fix for the shoutbox?
    November 01, 2016, 05:06:09 AM
  • {OCS}MasterSeal: To the SP team, I make a point to come here and thank you as much as possible for your work.  so again, THANK YOU!
    October 28, 2016, 10:38:05 AM
  • emanuele: That's indeed funny, the limit is present only in the patch and not the full install.
    October 22, 2016, 06:14:58 PM

* Recent Posts

Adding Forums Button to Nav bar by jirapon
[August 01, 2019, 09:07:12 AM]


Re: Board Icons by ♦ Ninja ZX-10RR ♦
[July 30, 2019, 04:03:41 PM]


MOVED: Czech translation???? by ♦ Ninja ZX-10RR ♦
[July 30, 2019, 03:04:51 PM]


Board Icons by jirapon
[July 30, 2019, 07:28:44 AM]


Re: Thankyou Simpleportal, by ♦ Ninja ZX-10RR ♦
[July 29, 2019, 09:41:29 AM]

If you're interested in helping other members with support requests, consider joining the Community Support Helpers group.

Author Topic: Need advise creating new site  (Read 2116 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline yield

  • Semi Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 8
Need advise creating new site
« on: January 06, 2009, 07:39:35 AM »
Hello!

In first place, I'd like to thank you all for keeping such work and support for free. The world of FOSS is really amazing for me :)
Second, sorry if my English is not correct, it's my second language.

Well, I hope I'm writing at the correct board. I'm not looking for support with Simple Portal, but for an advise about using it.

I'm about to set up a website for a group of students from university. I'm looking for some easy way to get the needed functions working without much work, as I'm a student myself and I'll be doing this in my spare time, and also because I'm not a programmer and don't know php, but I do well reading instructions and existing info.

I must confess, my first though was of TP, which I knew before. But then I found SP and read some posts here comparing both, and now I choose SP for being simple, and that is something I want! :)

So, I'm asking you if with SMF+SP+some simple mods, it will be possible to get the features needed working easily. What I need is:

- Main page with news and maybe some articles, amongst the usual links for the rest of the site. Would be nice if these news and articles are selected posts from forum.
- Forum. This would be something really simple. SMF in it's simple form will do it, I guess.
- Download and upload area. This would be a very important feature. It would be for students download and upload academic stuff (exams and tests, notes, e-books, etc). If possible, these items would be organized within categories (courses and year). I'm not sure, but maybe this mod will do it. Is it fine? There is any better for this purpose? Also, is it compatible with SP?
- Quick link to change language of all site (portal+smf). Don't know if this is possible. Will be a very useful feature becase there are some erasmus students!
- A simple calendar that allow users (depending on permission) to post events and exams dates.

I think that's all for now!

Sorry for the long post. I just wanted to know if I can get what I need before trying and then find it's not possible with this configuration.

Thank you very much in advance.
« Last Edit: January 06, 2009, 07:54:58 AM by yield »

Offline [SiNaN]

  • Mr. SimplePortal
  • Developer
  • *
  • Posts: 6782
  • SMF Version: 2.0.15
  • SP Version: 2.3.7
Re: Need advise creating new site
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2009, 04:43:03 AM »
Sorry for delayed response.

1) Yeah, we have articles feature, that shows selected forum posts on portal index with pagination.
2) That's it.
3) We don't plan a download module for SMF, as there are some mods for that. The one you linked is okay too.
4) AFAIK there is no block for that yet, but we can code if you make a request in Custom Coding board.
5) There is an Advanced Calendar block in Custom Coding board, that would work for you I guess.

Moved to General Discussion as it is no support.
And slowly, you come to realize... It's all as it should be...

 

SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2020, SimplePortal