[horde] Creating new "block" for portal.php

Eric Rostetter eric.rostetter at physics.utexas.edu
Tue Jul 22 15:59:23 PDT 2003

Quoting Etienne Goyer <etienne.goyer at linuxquebec.com>:

> I currently have a Horde snapshot from 07/17.  I would like to make new
> block to be displayed by portal.php.  I know it is specific application
> API that define available block.


> I would like to code new block to
> display various information specific to my installation that are not
> really revelant to any specific application.

Since you don't tell us what kind of info you want to display, we can't
really verify if there is already a module or way to do this.

> Is there a way to code a
> block outside of <app>/lib/Block/ and make it available to the
> layout ?

Not currently, but someone is working on something like this.

> If not, what would be a good way to display custom messages in the
> welcome screen (portal.php) after logon ?

The appropriate config/motd.php file...

Eric Rostetter
The Department of Physics
The University of Texas at Austin

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