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Link Library: Manage collections of URLs stored in a database

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This package provides an administration interface to manage a collection of link URLs stored in a database.

It can be used to add links specifying the URL, description, keywords, rating and channels to include the links in different categories.

It can also display lists of links restricted by category channel or keyword.

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Links admin readme ------------------ A class by Mick Sear, eCreate, utilising my own simple templating class and db connection class as well. Installation: 1) Copy files to a folder within your web root. 2) Create a database (if required) 3) Edit config.php to add in database connection details 4) Import the following SQL to create the necessary tables: CREATE TABLE channels ( id int(5) NOT NULL auto_increment, name varchar(50) NOT NULL default '', description text, PRIMARY KEY (id) ); CREATE TABLE links ( id int(10) NOT NULL auto_increment, url varchar(254) default NULL, description varchar(254) default NULL, rating int(1) default NULL, channel varchar(50) default NULL, keywords text, published int(1) NOT NULL default '1', PRIMARY KEY (id) ); insert into channels(id, name, description) values('', 'general', 'General Links'); 5) Change the authentication mechanism if necessary, and templating if necessary. This way, this system can easily be integrated into your own system. Basic form authentication is included. 6) Point your browser at http://yourdomain/somefolder/login.php 7) Log in with username 'admin', password 'password', create a few channels, and add links! 8) Use the snippets getLinksByKeyword.php and getLinksByChannel.php as a basis for your front-end code.

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Files folder imageclasses (4 files)
Files folder imageimages (9 files)
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Plain text file config.php Conf. DB Config
Plain text file getLinksByChannel.php Example Display links based on channel name
Plain text file getLinksByKeyword.php Example Display links based on keyword metadata
Plain text file login.php Appl. Admin page
Plain text file manage_channels.php Appl. Admin page
Plain text file manage_links.php Appl. Admin page
Plain text file readme.htm Doc. READ ME - instructions
Plain text file style.css Data Stylesheet for admin

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  Plain text file Channels.php Class Channel class
  Plain text file Database.php Class DB class
  Plain text file Links.php Class Links class
  Plain text file Templater.php Class Templater class

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  Image file 0_stars.gif Icon Image used on front-end
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  Image file 5_stars.gif Icon Image used on front-end
  Image file amber.gif Icon Image used in admin interface
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  Files folder image Files  /  templates  
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  Plain text file admin.htm Data General template
  Plain text file login.htm Data Login page template

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