Archive for howtodoit.myfastforum.org Walkthough guides for myfreeforum phpbb 2 forums
 


       howtodoit.myfastforum.org Forum Index -> Portal Hacks
Symon

Highscore Arcade Portal

This guide will enable you to have an High Score Arcade Portal for the game you choose.


An example of a finished product can be see on the index page of HOWTODOIT on the top left.


Please remember to use the Editor account before making any template changes

Second you must have all ready a template you can edit.

If you have not done this please read HOWTODOIT

Ok all that done you now goto Your admin panel --- 3. Styles --- Portal Settings

You will now see a screen that looks like this



If you do not already see a portal named ARCADESCORE then (if you do then IGNORE The Steps 1-5)

1.Click on the Blank box icon that looks like this

Now you see a screen like this





2.Add ARCADESCORE to the name

3.And then what you want in the Title.

4. Click Create New Portal

5. Now goto admin panel --- 3. Styles --- Edit Templates/Logos -- the template you wish to edit (EG myff_howtodoit1)--- Submit

Now look at the bottom in the area marked Choose Portal template File to Edit use the drop down bar and find[/b]

cms_arcadescore.tpl

Now copy this code into that file

Code:
<table width="100%" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="1" border="0" class="forumline" align="center">
<!--BEGIN switch_arcadescore_title -->     
<tr>
        <th colspan="2"  class="thTop" nowrap="nowrap">Arcade Scores</th>
     </tr>



   <tr>
        <th colspan="2"  class="thTop" nowrap="nowrap">{ARCADESCORE_TITLE}</th>
     </tr>
<!--END switch_arcadescore_title -->          
  <!-- BEGIN arcadescore -->
  <tr>
   <td class="row2"><span class="topictitle">{arcadescore.NAME}</span></td>
   <!--<td class="row2"><span class="topictitle">{arcadescore.FORUM}</span></td>-->
   <td class="row2"><span class="topictitle">{arcadescore.SCORE}</a></span></td>
  </tr>
  <!-- END arcadescore -->
</table>



6. Ok all that done you now goto Your admin panel --- 3. Styles --- Portal Settings

Click on ARCADESCORE

You will now see this screen.




You now need to set this to how you like.

Title = The name of the portal

Published = Yes Anyone will see , No = only admins will see
Show Title No Yes Select whether to show the title of this component
Show only my forums scores no = will show the highscores for the all arcade members (depending on how many you set the count for) Yes = show scores for your forums members only.
Game name = The code name for the game.
Count = How many players to show






Now Where To Add It

Most likely you would add this to cms_index_body.tpl


Goto admin panel --- 3. Styles --- Edit Templates/Logos -- the template you wish to edit (EG myff_howtodoit1)--- Submit

Now look at the bottom in the area marked Choose Portal template File to Edit use the drop down bar and find[/b]

cms_index.tpl


And place this code where you want it to appear.

Code:

{MYFF.ARCADESCORE}


So it may look like this




Code:
<tr>
        <td colspan="1" width="150" height="25" class="topictitle" nowrap="nowrap">{MYFF.ARCADESCORE}</td>
     </tr>

   <tr>
        <td colspan="1" width="150" height="25" class="topictitle" nowrap="nowrap">{MYFF.ANNOUNCE show_results="topics"}</td>
     </tr>


You can even set it up to appear on a special web page like below.

http://funnyworld.myfreeforum.org/arcadescores.html

By adding more than one portal.



The following guide is for those that wish to add more than one portal.

1. Ok all that done you now goto Your admin panel --- 3. Styles --- Portal Settings

Click on ARCADESCORE

Ok now change the name from ARCADESCORE to ARCADESCORE1

And then click on Create New Portal

Now change the settings to your new game following the steps above eg change game name form donkey kong to invaders.

Repeat the steps above for how many new portals you want.

To place them on your site use the following code

Code:
{ARCADESCORE1} {ARCADESCORE2}
each new portal change the number by 1 and then change the code by 1

To place in a webpage is very simple

1. Goto admin panel -- 6. Web Pages -- Edit Web Pages



Now click on Web Page in the top left hand corner

Enter the details if you are not sure what to put then please read

http://howtodoit.myfreeforum.org/...component=content&topicid=651

Now click on source

And enter

Code:
{MYFF.ARCADESCORE}


Save Page

And that Is HOWTODOIT

       howtodoit.myfastforum.org Forum Index -> Portal Hacks
Page 1 of 1
Create your own free forum | Buy a domain to use with your forum