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Traffic 1.1

Shows a Google traffic map in the sidebar.

  1. AndyB
    Compatible XF Versions:
    • 1.5
    Description:

    Shows a Google traffic map in the sidebar.

    Live example:

    South Bay Riders

    (Example of traffic map)

    pic001.jpg

    (Example of Options page)

    pic002.jpg

    Installation:
    1. Download traffic_v1.1.zip and unzip it.
    2. Upload the Andy folder to your server. The correct location is library/Andy.
    3. From your Admin Control Panel, go to the "Install Add-on" page.
    4. Upload the addon-Traffic_v1.1.xml file.
    5. Click the Install Add-on button.
    Requirements:

    This add-on requires the Sidebar Positions add-on located here:

    Sidebar Positions

    Set-up:
    1. Create a folder called "misc" in the document root of your server.

      http://www.example.com/misc

    2. Copy Andy/Traffic/traffic_small.php to the "misc" folder.
    3. Copy Andy/Traffic/traffic_large.php to the "misc" folder.
    4. Edit the Traffic Options page to indicate locations of the two files copied in the previous steps.
    5. Add the following code to the andy_sidebar_extra_one template:
      Code:
      <xen:if is="{$visitor.permissions.sidebarExtraOneGroupID.sidebarExtraOneID}">
      
      <div class="section">
      <div class="secondaryContent">
      
      <h3>{xen:phrase sidebarextraone_title}</h3>
      
      <div class="sidebar_wrapper">
      <iframe width="230" height="280" src="{$xenOptions.trafficSmallView}" scrolling="no" frameborder="no"></iframe>
      <a href="{$xenOptions.trafficLargeView}">{xen:phrase traffic_large_view}</a>
      </div>
      
      </div>
      </div>
      
      </xen:if>
      
    6. Edit the two PHP files in the /misc/ folder to change the coordinates that suit your desired location. Google coordinates are easily found by using Google Maps and looking at the URL.
    7. Set the Options page for Sidebar Positions, the Sidebar Extra One number will determine the Traffic sidebar block position.
    Questions and Answers:

    Q: Will this work with other frameworks?
    A: No.
    Sending a donation:

    If you like this add-on, please consider sending a small donation.

    https://www.paypal.me/andybajka

    Thank you.
    Fuhrmann likes this.

Recent Updates

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Recent Reviews

  1. McKel
    McKel
    5/5,
    Version: 1.0
    You've done it again! Another awesome mod and *must-have* for local or regional forums! Thank you again!