Documentation and Wiki suggestions

Documentation and Wiki suggestions

Postby riddle on Fri May 21, 2004 2:25 pm

I'm a pLog newbie and I don't see anywhere to report documentation suggestions, so I hope it's okay if I start a thread here.

To kick things off:

Looking at the Templates wiki page ( http://plog.bliang.com/wiki/index.php?p ... =Templates ) I see that we're encouraged to read up on Smarty, but there's no link to any Smarty documentation, neither inside nor outside the Wiki.

Thanks.
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Postby phunkphorce on Sat May 22, 2004 5:37 am

Thanks for the hint :) But next time, feel free to add it... the wiki is open to everyone!
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configuring plog to integrate non plog pages

Postby CF on Tue Feb 08, 2005 2:18 pm

Firstly, the documentation is great. I was able to get PLog up and working quickly with the wizard and had no problem. I want to get PLog working as a start page on my website (it is not a blog website - I just want to display new articles on the front page). I had a look at the example in the wiki. In the example the code for the index.php page includes (first few lines):
<?php
// load the Smarty library
require_once('Smarty.class.php');
$smarty = new Smarty;
// your web server must have write access to the following directories
$smarty-> compile_dir = '/bworxblog/tmp/compile';
$smarty -> config_dir = '/bworxblog/tmp/config';
$smarty -> cache_dir = '/bworxblog/tmp/cache';

This didn't work for me until I removed the leading slashes from the compile_dir, the config_dir and the cache_dir variables. It seemed that plog was trying to access directories which were in my root directory. I'm not sure if this is the same for every server - I just know that by removing the slashes I corrected the relative path to my installation. Perhaps it's useful for someone else.

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