Tips Contrib Package

Displays a rotating "TWiki Tip of the Day" to help familiarize new users with TWiki features. Includes an application for creating custom tips for local installation.

Summary of Contents

  • Set on TWikiTip topics providing brief lessons on TWiki features. See TWikiTips.
  • Set of topics for creating and managing TWikiTipXXX topics. See TWikiTipsOfTheDayAdmin.

Detailed Documentation


This extension requires no settings. See TWikiTipsOfTheDayAdmin for administration details.

  • One line description:
  • Set SHORTDESCRIPTION = Displays rotating list of "TWiki Tip-of-the-day"

CSS used by TipsContrib

  • .tipsOfTheDay - overall container
  • .tipsOfTheDayContents - container for tipsOfTheDayHeader and tipsOfTheDayText
  • strong.tipsOfTheDayHeader - header that says "TWiki Tip of the Day"
  • .tipsOfTheDayText - the tip; contains title and tip summary and link "Read on"
  • .tipsOfTheDayTitle - title of the tip; the link to the tip topic

Installation Instructions

Note: You do not need to install anything on the browser to use this contrib package. The following instructions are for the administrator who installs the package on the server where TWiki is running.

  • Download the ZIP file from the Plugin web (see below)
  • Unzip in your twiki installation directory. Content:
    File: Description:

Contrib Info

Author: TWiki:Main.PeterThoeny, TWiki:Main.PaulineCheung
Copyright: © 2005-2021 Peter Thoeny,
© 2005-2021 TWiki:TWiki.TWikiContributor
License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
Dependencies: TWiki:Plugins.SpreadSheetPlugin
Version: 2021-03-21
Change History:  
2021-03-21: TWikibug:Item7927: Copyright update to 2021
2018-07-14: TWikibug:Item7834: Sanitation of search
2018-07-06: TWikibug:Item7841: Copyright update to 2018
2016-01-09: TWikibug:Item7708: Copyright update to 2016
2013-10-25: TWikibug:Item7376: Suppress header in tips of the day with noheader="on" parameter
2013-01-23: TWikibug:Item6977: TWiki.TWikiTip029 timed out on a large site, which is fixed
2012-09-04: TWikibug:Item6837: Doc fixes
2011-07-07: TWikibug:Item6711: Change "user homepage" to "profile page"
2010-06-27: TWikibug:Item6479: More doc improvements
2010-05-15: TWikibug:Item6433: Doc improvements; replacing TWIKIWEB with SYSTEMWEB
2007-01-04: Performance improvement
2005-10-10: Initial version - Packaging by TWiki:Main.LynnwoodBrown

Related Topics: TWikiPreferences

Topic revision: r0 - 2021-03-22 - TWikiContributor
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