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"Rufus65" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:firstname.lastname@example.org...
> These are a list of widgets that i would like to have for my website, and
> please correct me or show me better if the widgets i list are crap or useful,
> or you think something better will do.
> 1] Calender Widget - I would like this widget to display a full one
> month while highlighting or displaying somehow the current date. a realativly
> simple widget.
> 2] Weather Widget - I would like this widget to display the most
> current weather news from the viewers location. [i.e; they type in their area
> code and the widget gives them information in their current location, or an
> auto-locator widget where if you go to the page, it automattically syncs with
> your current location via IP address or somehow else and gives the information
> in farenheit or celcius, along with the current conditions like: sunny, cloudy,
> stormy, rainy, etc]
> 3] Search box widget - This widget is basically what it says. It will
> search through my entire site on whatever page.
> 4] scrolling [marquee] "headlines" banner - This widget will allow the
> viewer to see important information in a strip of scrolling text above the main
> article and below the header, with the text being editble to me only.
> 5] this isnt really a widget but it is one "big" thing i need to accomplish if
> i want viewers to join my site. I would like to have an entire user account
> database type function. I dont know how to say it in any other way. i'll
> describe it and you'll know what im talking about. you know how you can signup
> and get usernames and passwords for viewers, making accounts and stuff like
> that, personalizing a profile, i would like to incorperate that. only problem
> is i have no clue where or how to start that. Much help will be needed there.
> 6] this last request isnt a widget either but, i would like it if i was able
> to create my own support forums like this one, where you create threads and
> post on topics. I have tried Forum hosting services and they just get in theway
> of what i truely want out of a support forum like this. Much help will be
> needed hereas well.
> Well that should deffinatly keep me busy for a few months. I am really
> interested in getting this all to work and i understand that this is a
> proccess, but i am willing to work through it if anyone else is willing to
> help. Thank you for your time....
1 - Yahoo Calendar Control:
2 - Weather.com:
3 - Zoom Search:
4 - Project Seven Horizontal Scroller Magic (commercial extension)
5 - Try these tutorials:
6 - PHPBB
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thanks for the links i'll get on them asap and report back with any questions.