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From Dave <snoopd...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Custom roller frontpage help
Date Tue, 19 Feb 2008 23:18:18 GMT
On Feb 19, 2008 4:27 AM, Justin T. <jbtianen@wi.rr.com> wrote:
> I've been looking through the roller-template-guide pdf trying to redesign my
> front page (aggregate page displaying all recent blog posts). It's slowly
> getting there. However, I have a few code questions (let me also point out
> that I'm not a programmer/html guru in any way, shape, or form).
>
> 1) Is it possible to have a single global calendar displayed that functions
> like blog-specific calendars?
>
> Example: User1 and User2 both post blogs on 02/17/2008 at different times and
> in different categories. I wish to have the global calendar bold the day and,
> when clicking on it, then display all blog posts from that day.

The calendar is design to support one blog and not aggregations.


> 2) Is it possible to list out the most recent comments posted?
>
> Example: The comments are posted sequentially where Guest1 posts first, then
> Guest2 and Guest3 both post comments later on. Guest1 comments on blog1,
> Guest2 comments on blog1 and blog2, and Guest3 comments on blog1 and blog3. I
> want to display the last <X> (3 for this example) comments posted across all
> blogs. This will show Guest3's comments on blog3, blog1, and Guest2's
> comments on blog2.

Yes, in your aggregated front page blog you can use the comments
methods provided by the $site model to get the most recent comments
posted across all blogs. See the Roller Template Guide for details.

- Dave

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