Howto create a frontend widget

  • Written by Tijs Verkoyen on Monday 19 September 2011

Because of the lack of documentation, and multiple people were asking how to execute custom code on the frontend, I wrote a brief howto on creating widgets on the frontend.

Widgets are items you can link to a block on a page. An example of a widget is a content-block. In this article we'll explain how to create your own widget that shows the last 5 tweets of your Twitter-account. We assume you have the basic fork installation covered.

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Fork Meetup round up

  • Written by Tijs Verkoyen on Sunday 4 September 2011

When we started thinking about organizing an event where people interested in Fork CMS could meet the people that are currently working on Fork, or where people could learn how to use Fork, we thought it would be a small event, 20-30 people tops. But when we opened up the subscription form we were overwhelmed with subscriptions (70+). We even had to close the subscriptions early because the venue was too small.

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