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EXT: A1 Teasermenu

Author:Kasper Skårhøj
Created:2002-11-01T00:32:00
Changed:2004-05-15T15:38:10
Author:Mirko Balluff
Email:balluff@amt1.de
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EXT: A1 Teasermenu

Extension Key: a1_teasermenu

Copyright 2000-2004, Mirko Balluff, <balluff@amt1.de>

This document is published under the Open Content License

available from http://www.opencontent.org/opl.shtml

The content of this document is related to TYPO3

- a GNU/GPL CMS/Framework available from www.typo3.com

Table of Contents

EXT: A1 Teasermenu 1

Introduction 1

What does it do? 1

Screenshots 1

Adminstration 2

Configuration 2

Reference 4

Known problems 4

To-Do list 4

Changelog 4

Introduction

What does it do?

The A1 Teasmenu extension displays an automatically generated overview for subpages or a selection of pages.

You can add two images per subpage for the teaser rollover image. The appearance of the teaser page can be defined by changing the HTML- template and via CSS.

Screenshots

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Adminstration

Configuration

Download and activate the extension in the extension manager.

Add a new content element of the type “ Menu/Sitemap ” to the overview page.

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Edit the new content element:

Select content element type “ Menu/Sitemap

Select menu type “ A1 Teasermenu

Add one or more startingpoints

Select the number of columns for the teaser.

Define the teaser type: Menu of subpages: teaser menu is generated from the subpages of the defined pages Menu of pages: adds each single page to the teaser menu

To add images and descriptions to the pages, you have to edit each page header:

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Change the page type to “ Advanced ”.

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Enter the short description of the page into the field “ Abstract ”.

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Finally add up to two images. The first image is the default, the optional second image is shown on rollover.

Edit template (EXT:a1_teasermenu/pi1/a1_teasermenu.tmpl):

You can format the table around using CSS (class tx-a1teasermenu-pi1). You can use typoscript setup und constants to tweak the image and some textfields.

The following markers are substituted:

  • ###IMAGE### - The code for the menuimage, including code for rollover (2nd Image)
  • all othe fields in the page-row (uppercased, ###ABSTRACT###, ###TITLE###,etc.)

The following subparts are substituted:

###LINK_ITEM### - The link to the page

Thats it!

Reference

file.templateFile

Property

file.templateFile

Data type

File

Description

Location of the tempalte file

Default

EXT:a1_teasermenu/pi1/a1_teasermenu.tmpl

imageMaxW

Property

imageMaxW

Data type

Integer

Description

Maximum with of the overview images

Default

100

textCrop

Property

textCrop

Data type

String

Description

Maximum length for the teaser test and crop chars.

Default

100|...

[tsref:(plugin.tx_a1teasermenu_pi1)]

Known problems

None yet.

To-Do list

No todo's so far.

Changelog

0.1.0 First release.

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