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Latest Posts and Ability to hide the sidebar

Discussion in 'Site News and Announcements' started by da5id, May 10, 2011.

  1. da5id Administrator

    Hi all,

    As you know, I haven't been able to rewrite the Latest Threads addon that we'd been using yet, so I grabbed something else that might help tide you over.

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    I know it's not the same, it's not perfect, blah blah blah. But hey, it's better than nothin, amirite?

    And for those of you that aren't a fan of the sidebar, if you click that lil arrow it'll make it hide away.

    Enjoy!
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  2. Nick_Nolte Member

    Hey as long as it works, thats all that matters. Thanks man.
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  3. LocalSP Member

    Excellent.
  4. hushpuppy Member

    I like this format even better, thanks!
  5. BlooAnon Member

    That'll do, Donkey. That'll do.
  6. Orson Member

    Nice. Is there anyway on the backend to filter posts from certain forums from appearing there? Thinking of the futureDome and Off Topic.
  7. Anonymous Member

    You're looking for a filter to block all other forums than the two mentioned rite?
  8. da5id Administrator

    Search filters is a large project, so no. As is, you will only see the dome posts in the sidebar IF you are a member of the usergroup to participate in the dome. So, basically you opt in.
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  9. Orson Member

    Actually, was hoping for the reverse - have thunderdome and off topic NOT show up.

    Understood, no worries.
  10. Zak McKracken Member

    WTF man?

    not cool.
    really not cool.

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  11. Loki's spawn Member

    Ooh, time to play with buttons!
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  12. da5id Administrator

    Just made some slight UI enhancements to the Newest Posts sidebar... it now utilizes jquery (which we were using elsewhere on the site anyway..) to show a trimmed version of the top few Newest Posts with a "See more posts" link at the bottom.

    If you click that link, or just click the title ("Latest Posts") of the sidebar, it'll expand to show you the rest of the list without cluttering the front too bad. Lemme know how it goes.
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  13. anonymous612 Member

    Threads like this make me wish the hookers and cocaine would fit in your PO Box.
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  14. Fuckeye Member

    I'm not seeing it at all now.
  15. da5id Administrator

    screenshot
  16. Anonymous Member

    seems to disappear when no mods/admins online, yeh?
  17. da5id Administrator

    what, that's unreasonable?
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  18. Fuckeye Member

    Huh, there again now.

    Go away again.
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  19. Anonymous Member

    Nope, just an observation; sidebar, no sidebar, it's all good. While you're here though, how about some colored text for text links in the Dome? I have to mouse over to see links now and I am terribly afraid I'll miss something important. Also, thank you.
  20. Fuckeye Member

    You went, this happened:
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  21. anonymous612 Member

    ^I've got the same thing. Tied to the Staff Online Now section?
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  22. Anonymous Member

    It comes and goes with the mods on/offline.
  23. Fuckeye Member

    ...Yes, that's why I told him to go away so I could get the screenshot he wanted.

    Do try to keep up.
  24. Anonymous Member

    S'hard.
  25. da5id Administrator

    Ok, should be fixed now, thanks!
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