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

Etienne Goyer etienne.goyer at linuxquebec.com
Wed Jul 23 06:31:17 PDT 2003

On Tue, Jul 22, 2003 at 05:59:23PM -0500, Eric Rostetter wrote:
> > 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.

The user's email address.  Since it is different than the username,
aliases have to be retrieved from an LDAP directories.  Really, this is
a site-specific thing.  I'll be suprised if there would something to do
it already in.

> > 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.

Is this features going to make it's way in the CVS soon ?  Who is this
someone, so I can volunteer to beta test ?
> > 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...

I was under the impression that motd where displayed on the login screen.

Thanks for your answer !

Etienne Goyer                    Linux Québec Technologies Inc.
http://www.LinuxQuebec.com       etienne.goyer at linuxquebec.com

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