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Reply #570

Cool, glad that worked for you :D

Re: [ADDON] SimplePortal

Reply #571

Quote from: Vague Whiner –
But then thought to take a look into addons of ElkArte and came by SP, but didn't quite make it from the documentation or talks about the addon (whether SMF or ElkArte) if it's possible to assign permissions to specific users to write blogs? Also it would be nice to have them as separated blogs. So that if user want to browse one writers blog posts those would be found from the one page and other writers blog posts from the another. Then collect the newest entries to blog index page, 10-15 newest posts from all blogs.

Is this kind of thing easy to do with SP addon?


And now that I have learned there is a thing called Tiny Portal I was wondering would it be suitable for this kind of thing? If anyone knows please let me know :)
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Re: [ADDON] SimplePortal

Reply #572

TinyPortal has more control for articles etc but currently has less features than SimplePortal on ElkArte.

You can allow users to create articles in TinyPortal but not publish them without admin permission. I don’t know if SimplePortal offers that. You can also have articles which show a category of articles, which could all be associated with one user. It’s not built as a blogging platform, but could be used as one. Same as I’m sure SimplePortal could.

My advice is try both and use the one you’re most comfortable with. Simple Portal is a lot easier to master, Tiny Portal has more control but is more complex due to all its configuration options.

Re: [ADDON] SimplePortal

Reply #573

Quote from: tino – TinyPortal has more control for articles etc but currently has less features than SimplePortal on ElkArte.

I'm not looking more features ... only this blog-type of thing where some users could post and newest topics would be listed and so on.

Quote from: tino – You can allow users to create articles in TinyPortal but not publish them without admin permission.

So you mean these users have to have admin permissions in order to post articles they wrote? That's no problem.

Quote from: tino – I don’t know if SimplePortal offers that. You can also have articles which show a category of articles, which could all be associated with one user. It’s not built as a blogging platform, but could be used as one. Same as I’m sure SimplePortal could.

Sure I know it's no blogging platform, but as I said earlier it would be nice to have all the things planned within ElkArte and not use several different thingies. And there wouldn't be loads of posts anyway, just every now and then someone might write article about something.

Quote from: tino – My advice is try both and use the one you’re most comfortable with. Simple Portal is a lot easier to master, Tiny Portal has more control but is more complex due to all its configuration options.

Well, seems that Tiny Portal is something we could make this kind of "blogging" thing happen then, which is wonderful news. I'll get back to you once our servers and such are done by a friend and EA installed over there etc. I'm not the one who does these things :)
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Quote from: Vague Whiner – I'm not looking more features ... only this blog-type of thing where some users could post and newest topics would be listed and so on.
You must give TP a try.  Sounds like it meets all of your needs, plus its overall pretty slick :D

 

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Quote from: Spuds –
Quote from: Vague Whiner – I'm not looking more features ... only this blog-type of thing where some users could post and newest topics would be listed and so on.
You must give TP a try.  Sounds like it meets all of your needs, plus its overall pretty slick :D

Sounds like it, once we get that far with the forums!
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