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SiG::Integrated the trapper keeper of plugins (11 posts)

  1. diclophis
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    This plugin will add the following features to your wordpress installation.

    * "My Documents" System
    A section to store user uploaded files. Files will be tracked and view/download statistics will be gathered.
    * "Image Galleries" System
    A simple Image Gallery with tabular output.
    * "Online Polls" System
    A simple polling system.
    * "Code Snippets" System
    Used to store PHP code snippets.
    * "Discussion Forums"
    Simple threaded forum system.
    * "Business Directories"
    Create simple category based Business Directories.
    * "WordPress Pages" System
    You 'publish' Nodes from my plugin into your wordpress pages using this feature.
    * "Recycle Bin" System
    Never lose your data due to accidental deletion. It also serves as a way to unactivate content.

    The plugin can be downloaded from here:
    http://risingcode.com/exponent/index.php?section=56

    And some examples of the features can be found here:
    http://risingcode.com/wordpress/ (look at the pages)

    -Jon Bardin
    http://risingcode.com

  2. diclophis
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Ok... I fell asleep before I made the tarball of the source.

    It should available for download now.

  3. vkaryl
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Could maybe be something I've been really looking for.... but I'm getting this error after upload when trying to activate:

    Parse error: parse error, unexpected T_STATIC, expecting T_OLD_FUNCTION or T_FUNCTION or T_VAR or '}' in /home/netwizar/public_html/wizardry/wp-content/plugins/sig/models/sig.session.php on line 14

    linux server, with php run as a cgi module....

  4. febwa1976
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Do you just install to plugins directory?

  5. diclophis
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    you need to be running PHP5, if possible the latest version.

    yes, just extract the sig.tar.gz file into the plugins folder... it should make a sig folder.

    and you have to install the sig-page-template.php file into your active theme dir.

  6. vkaryl
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Okay, guess I'll just install it on my local server until my host upgrades php.

    Thanks!

  7. diclophis
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Version 0.0.3 has been released.

    It has all of the above features, PLUS a new Event Calendar feature. There has also been a couple bugfixes and what not. If your interested in any of these features please contact me. I am very interested in feedback regarding this project.

    Calendar Demo: http://risingcode.com/wordpress/?page_id=10

    Scope out http://risingcode.com for more details

  8. TheMarco
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    I love the idea but the plugin's output still looks very crufty. I'm not a fan of all those tables either. This could grow into something awesome though. How about adding some Ajax as well?

  9. diclophis
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Tables for the Calendar/Event System are an unfortunate necessity... I have investigated div+css calendars, and they seem like too much hassle to work with. Also with a div+css calendar display, it falls back to a plain listing rather than a pain ugly table.

    I do however plan on replacing the Image Gallery output with something div+css related, and there is plans in the works for a 'sidebar' type feature and post+image integration.

    Ajax is nice and all, but IMHO it is a bit over rated. It is just too much hassle to support Ajax, while at the same time support non-javascript enabled users. That being said, there is Ajax drag+drop reordering of content in the admin menu... you will have to install the plugin to see that ;). Any further Ajaxification will be strictly to enhance the interface (like the drag+drop reordering) and not integral to the operation of the plugin (if you disable css, and javascript, you can still reorder content... albiet in a crufty manner).

  10. vkaryl
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    Calendars are basically what tables should be used for instead of layout. No one ever complains about calendars, spreadsheets, etc. in tables. That's just silly. They're TABULAR DATA, after all....

    I really wish I could use this on my sites, but since my host hasn't upgraded php yet.... *sigh*

  11. diclophis
    Member
    Posted 8 years ago #

    It is able to run in PHP4, the only thing is you have to find all the places I dereferenced a variable from a method call... i.e.

    I use this syntax

    SiG_Session::Instance()->Request(...);

    you would have to replace that with...

    $instance = SiG_Session::Instance();
    $instance->Request(...);

    And maybe rework some of my singleton patterns into something more PHP4 friendly. Other than that its use of PHP5 is pretty limited.

    PHP4 is old and busted anyhow ;)

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