A lot of the window parts as displayed on the images, are optional. Most parts are shown using your settings in wsUserSettings.php
Each window consists of the following components:
Often used for maintenance warnings or "this is new" message
# The yellow box at the top $SITE["maintenanceShow"]= true; # true = Display the yellow box on top of the page | false = Do not use $SITE["maintenanceTxt"] = "./_my_texts/maintenance.txt";
depending on your region from meteoalarm.u NOAA or EC
$SITE['warnings'] = true; // #####
These warnings can be shown as in the image or below the header, just before the data-area.
Before are below the page, often used for an extra (large) photo or adds
$SITE['userChangeLang'] = true; // should be on to let user change to one of the supported languages
If you click the name of your station, all template-cookies and language settings are removed and the default values will be used
Can also be located just below the header, or no menu for "joomla" type sites
1 or more webcam pictures with a link to the page with larger images
$SITE["webcam"] = false; # true = Yes, we have a webcam we want to show | false = Do not display
These images can be shown always or based on the weather-conditions or warnings. Clicking on the image displays a larger image on top of the page. The green arrow brings you to a separate page with more information.
# Rain and Thunder-warnings $SITE["showRain"] = false; # true = Always | false = Do not display | optional = Display with rain warning $SITE["showLightning"] = false; # true = Always | false = Do not display | optional = Display with thunder warning
Links to other “befriended” websites
$SITE["otherWS"] = "V"; # V = In side area | false = Do not display
Links to our partner websites where our weather information is also shown
$SITE["partners"] = "B"; # B = In bottom area | V = In side area | false = Do not display
Links and images of the equipment and programs used for your site.
$SITE['equipment'] = 'B';
For every part to be shown there are separate settings.
$SITE['stationShow'] = true; $SITE['stationTxt'] = 'Davis VP2'; $SITE['stationJpg'] = 'img/davis_logo.png'; $SITE['stationLink'] = 'http://www.davisnet.com/weather/products/professional-home-weather-stations.asp'; $SITE['providerShow'] = true; ... $SITE['pcShow'] = true; ... $SITE['WXsoftwareShow'] = true; ...
Displays information about the number of visitors, links to statistical information, HTML-5 checking
In this example image, the startpage is shown with a yowindow gadget, the dashboard with the current conditions, 3 most used weather maps and a forecast. You can customize the startpage as you wish and choose from dozens of start-page components.
A lot of window parts have a green arrow to the right which, when cliked, brings you to a new page with more information.
Other parts have an (i) = information symbol. When clicking that symbol, you are not redirected, but remain on the same page where the extra information is shown below the (i)
When clicking on a small photo or map, a larger image will be shown on top of the current page. Clicking again will restore the samller version.
An important part of the page is the date / time infor of the weatherinformation shown.