Topic: Some Newbie How-To's Questions
To be honest, I am getting lost within all the different forums/categories and docu's. Despite using the search and surfing&reading around, somehow I cannot seem to find what I am looking for .. or otherwise don't understand the given explanation(s).
Therefore I am going to ask my questions within this topic, with hope to get some understandable newbie help.
1). How-To: Adding Sidebar:
I managed to realise the sidebar tutorial (part 2). The only thing I cannot seem to realise and don't understand is how I can get to show the last 10-15 posts within a same sidebar block. These posts needs to be forum id independent. Actually same as seen on http://punbb.org/ , but now within the forumsidebar itself.
The only thing I know I've to put within main.tpl another block. But that's about it.
<div class="block"> <h2 class="block2"><span>Recent Posts</span></h2> <div class="box"> [i]What to do and put here to get them showed?[/i] </div> </div>
Which code has to be applies within other files, I haven't a clue.
2). How-To: Implement own page?
Within that same tutorial I see at the end: New page template.
Great, but I haven't a clue what I should do with it. What does this template do? Where to upload it and call it within a link.
Question: How do I create my own page and implement this page within the forum lay-out as stated above (miniportal part 2) and call it up with a link?
I hope somebody can help this newbie step by step on these questions.