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Blog entry by Martin Sojka posted 2038 days ago 1871 reads 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As you may already know I used several 3rd party services to power LumberJocks.com widgets. Well I finally had time to design and code following two essential widgets myself:

Latest LJ Projects

Nice way to display latest LJ projects on your website or blog. Just go to the projects page, scroll down and click on GRAB WIDGET button.

You can see it in action on Al's website and Marc's blog.

Latest Personal Activity

Great for showing your latest LJ activity on your separate website or blog. Just go to ‘My Home’ page, scroll down and click on GRAB WIDGET button.

You can see it in action on Tony's website.

Both widgets are available in a narrow as well as wide format and they are IFRAME based – no flash, no proprietary formats… so they should be easy to implement if you control code of your website/blog.

Enjoy ;)

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka



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Karson

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#1 posted 2038 days ago

Martin I’d seen the link and I wondered what it was for. Another great addition.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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odie

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#2 posted 2038 days ago

PERFECT !

-- Odie, Confucius say, "He who laughs at one's self is BUTT of joke". http://woodstermangotwood.blogspot.com/ (my funny blog)

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Kaytrim

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#3 posted 2038 days ago

These widigits don’t work on Wordpress.org.

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Mike Lingenfelter

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#4 posted 2038 days ago

Sweet! I love the Latest Personal Activity Widget. I’ve added it to my site.

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motthunter

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#5 posted 2037 days ago

This is a great addition.. thanks!

-- making sawdust....

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ShannonRogers

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#6 posted 2037 days ago

They work on wordpress.com. I just “grabbed” it and stuck it up on The Renaissance Woodworker. Thanks Martin!

-- The Hand Tool School is Open for Business! Check out my blog and podcast "The Renaissance Woodworker" at www.renaissancewoodworker.com

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Kaytrim

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#7 posted 2037 days ago

I am using Wordpress.org to host my blog so I have to deal with many restrictions. Just another straw pushing me to find a hosting company.

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Martin Sojka

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#8 posted 2037 days ago

Yes, wordpress.org is a hosted platform and they restrict adding iframe, flash or javascript custom widgets.

Mike, Shannon – looks great ;)

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka

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GaryCN

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#9 posted 2037 days ago

Does anyone know a way to get it on iGoogle home page?

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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Martin Sojka

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#10 posted 2037 days ago

Gary, you can add iframe gadget to your igoogle and edit settings of this gadget. You can get all needed settings from the respective LJ widget’s copy&paste code (iframe url, width, height).

-- Martin, http://lumberjocks.com | My Facebook: http://profile.to/msojka

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GaryCN

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#11 posted 2037 days ago

Thanks I’ll try that

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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Grumpy

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#12 posted 2036 days ago

Good one Martin.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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GaryCN

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#13 posted 2036 days ago

That was quite easy to install on iGoogle, thanks

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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