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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Changing the site footer
Date Mon, 07 Feb 2011 20:08:22 GMT
On Mon, 2011-02-07 at 18:11 +0000, sebb wrote:
> Turns out that it's easy to update the default-site.vm template to add
> the required footer - either as fixed text, or as text that can be
> passed in as a property.
> Unfortunately, as soon as one uses a custom site template, the site
> plugin assumes that one will provide all the images and CSS files -
> none of the defaults are copied across. This is also easy to fix -
> just add the missing files to the resources directory.
> 
> However, this only works for the HC Parent Pom, as the site.vm is
> loaded relative to the parent project folder.
> 
> I also looked at creating a background image instead, but there is a
> lot of text, and it would be hard to make it look OK except at
> specific screen resolution and browser window size. Although easy to
> use, I think that's a non-starter.
> 
> So it looks like the best solution is to create a Maven Skin project
> and install the jar which can then be used in all the HC projects.
> (Same as was done for the notice plugin).
> 
> I propose to start on that shortly (I've done a lot of the work
> already whilst investigating how to update the footer).
> 

+1

Many thanks for taking care of that.

Oleg



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