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UKBL ~This Day In History ~ Changes Daily
Mod Version: 1.00, by UKBusinessLive (Designer) UKBusinessLive is offline
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Released: 27 Dec 2008 Last Update: Never Downloads: 4
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UKBL ~This Day In History ~ Changes Daily


This Day in History, Add this to your Forum for some really cool content that changes Daily


Just a Little hack here which you can add to your Forums, Give you a bit of content which changes daily, Should keep your members amused.

You can use this code in a variety of places, If you want it at the top of your forum you can add it to your header like below...



or if you want to be a bit creative you can make a new category and add the code to the discription field, this is great if you want to break up your forum like this...



Content changes daily and your members can read up more about the Day in History directly at the http://www.thefreedictionary.com/ site.

So lets do it......

If you want to add the code to your header, or footer, simply go to your ACP > Style Manager > Your Style

and add this to either the Header or Footer


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If you want to add it within your forum, as a category type of insertion, just go to your ACP >Forums & Moderators > Add New Forum

In the title add : This Day In History

In the discription add the code below..


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Remember under Posting options select "NO" to "Act as Forum" This will keep it as a standalone category style.

*****************UPDATE**********************

If you wanted to add this as an insertion after each 1st post you could use the code below (See picture ) This will show it after each 1st post in threads



Just go to your ACP> Style Manager> Your Style> Edit Templates> Forum Display Template> Postbit Template > (then your chosen Positbit ~ either plain postbit or legecy)

Add this code to the very end of your postbit template


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if you come up with alternative uses, feel free to share them here

Thats it

Enjoy

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Old 27 Dec 2008, 18:46
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Old 27 Dec 2008, 20:59
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Cool.. was there a way to put Quotation of the Day and Today's Birthday too?
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Old 27 Dec 2008, 21:03
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Originally Posted by Forum Lover View Post
Cool.. was there a way to put Quotation of the Day and Today's Birthday too?
yes there is, Its basically the same idea, have a play with it
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Old 27 Dec 2008, 21:29
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great work
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Old 28 Dec 2008, 19:13
UKBusinessLive UKBusinessLive is offline
 
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Just updated with additional code to make it as 2nd post of each thread



Might be useful to use it as a sponsored advert, by adding a text ad to the bottom of the code ??

Enjoy
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Old 30 Dec 2008, 00:28
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Thumbs up

Nice work! I used it to create a template module for use on vBadvanced CMPS.
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Old 30 Dec 2008, 09:22
UKBusinessLive UKBusinessLive is offline
 
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Originally Posted by SgtTechHead View Post
Nice work! I used it to create a template module for use on vBadvanced CMPS.
brilliant idea, how about a link ??
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Old 30 Dec 2008, 14:28
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Originally Posted by UKBusinessLive View Post
brilliant idea, how about a link ??
http://www.sgttech.us/home

You'll find it towards the bottom of the page

I edited the css tags to match my style.
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Old 30 Dec 2008, 18:59
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that is so cool, brilliant
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Old 01 Jan 2009, 19:53
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Marked as *installed*

Nice mod, had to use it in footer, tried the forum and it wouldn't show.
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Old 02 Jan 2009, 02:50
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Marked as *installed*

Nice mod, had to use it in footer, tried the forum and it wouldn't show.
Glad it worked for you, Why didn't it show up in the forum????
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Old 02 Jan 2009, 10:34
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Great work.. Linked it to my Historic Calendar.. Thanks
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Old 03 Jan 2009, 21:34
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Great work.. Linked it to my Historic Calendar.. Thanks
Great Idea, Glad it worked for you
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Old 08 Jan 2009, 20:03
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use this code or everything will be centered

<div align="center"><!--This Day in History by TheFreeDictionary.com-->
<div style="width:750px;position:relative;background-color:;padding:4px">
<div style="font:bold 15pt '';color:#000000">This Day in History</div>
<style>
#TodaysHistory {width:100%;border:none;background-color:}
#TodaysHistory H3 {margin-top:0px;font:bold 12pt '';color:#000000}
#TodaysHistory TD {font:normal 10pt '';color:#000000}
#TodaysHistory A {color:#0000FF}
</style>
<script language="javascript"
src="http://img.tfd.com/daily/history-top.js?0"></script>
<div style="font:normal 8pt '';color:#000000">
</div></div>
<!--end of This Day in History--></div>
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