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Did You Know (MOTD) Extension

edited July 2006 in Vanilla 1.0 Help
I've created a simple plugin which adds text just above the discussions. After a few seconds it fades away, based on the 'hide success' plugin style fade. The plugin may be useful to provide a 'message of the day' function, or to alert forum members to new features. You can see a demo of this here http://www-same.dur.ac.uk/st-cuthberts.jcr/forum/ (no sign-in required) I just need a bit of assistance sorting the admin functions out, I'd like for a admin to be able to set the message text, background colour and the ability to set the fade on/off. Current the text is set by editing the default.php file. Can anybody help? The zip of all the files is available here, http://www.dur.ac.uk/alexander.marshall/didyouknow.zip Thanks, Alex

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    lamentlament
    edited July 2006
    Looks good.. I haven't checked, but is there an Announcement extension to keep something up there?
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    edited July 2006
    I don't think there's an Announcement extension yet, but once I figure out how to do the admin stuff to add some options (eg. to turn the disappearance on/off) the plug-in should fulfill that purpose too :) Alex
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    that would be great.. thanks!
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    This looks like an awesome extension, Alex.
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    At first glance I thought this was a Match of the Day extension! Anyway, looks promising.
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    lechlech Chicagoland
    That looks pretty slick, bigred. And yes, I'd seperate it from having the need to us the Hide Success extension (sorry, Mark) but that extension bugs the hell out of me when making multiple changes :) Instead moving it to the alert delegate which pops up necessary admin messages.
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    Hey,

    This is now known as the Announcement plugin :)More info here
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