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WeatherCat => WeatherCat Web Templates => Topic started by: Brandon weather on October 06, 2015, 07:41:48 pm

Title: So im a little green in this area.......
Post by: Brandon weather on October 06, 2015, 07:41:48 pm
But does anyone have an idiots guide to installing and using the wonderful templates I can see here. I have a web page and currently use the "simple" web page but want a challenge over the dark winter months

Any ideas guys?
Title: Re: So im a little green in this area.......
Post by: awilltx on October 06, 2015, 07:54:53 pm
The Leuven and Saratoga templates both have nice wiki and detailed instructions on installing in general and using with WeatherCat in particular. Both can be found as pinned entries at the top of this forum.


Hopes that helps to get you started!


Alan
Title: Re: So im a little green in this area.......
Post by: Alan Rowley on October 06, 2015, 08:44:23 pm
The Leuven and Saratoga templates are fairly easy to install, as long as you follow the instructions carefully, and don't rush. I've used them both, and they both work well.

I'm currently learning HTML5 and CSS3 and designing my own template. It's frustrating, but very rewarding when a page is completed.

ALAN.
Title: Re: So im a little green in this area.......
Post by: Brandon weather on October 06, 2015, 09:30:47 pm
Thank you very much, I shall go away and view the wikis. No doubt I will be back with a few questions !
Title: Re: So im a little green in this area.......
Post by: Randall75 on October 06, 2015, 09:51:47 pm
Brandon
 Might want to take a look a SeaMonkey for developing your on web site templates


cheers


 [cheers1]
Title: Give SeaMonkey templates a quick read. (Re: Green in this area.......)
Post by: elagache on October 06, 2015, 10:19:43 pm
Dear Brandon, Alan, Randall, and WeatherCat web spinners,

But does anyone have an idiots guide to installing and using the wonderful templates I can see here.

I'm not sure how good the Wiki documentation is for the more complex templates, but if you want a very basic introduction as to how WeatherCat processes templates, you might want to download this very simple set of templates and read the documentation that is associated with it:

http://athena.trixology.com/index.php?topic=956.0 (http://athena.trixology.com/index.php?topic=956.0)

WeatherCat uses a sort of workflow that depends on templates being in one folder and the results being placed in another folder.  Once you understand that process it isn't too bad to install any templates, but until you do, it can be very confusing.

Best of luck in getting your weather information on the web!

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]
Title: Re: So im a little green in this area.......
Post by: Brandon weather on October 08, 2015, 10:14:26 am
Thank you Edouard, very, very useful !
 [woohoo]
Title: Glad it helped! (Re: So im a little green in this area.......)
Post by: elagache on October 09, 2015, 12:06:17 am
Dear Brandon weather and WeatherCat web spinners, . . .

Thank you Edouard, very, very useful !

Glad you found it helpful.  Once you understand how WeatherCat processes templates, you should be able to install any template you choose.  It is simply a matter of following the instructions and getting help on any snags you encounter.  For those snags this forum is the place to go!

Cheers, Edouard  [cheers1]