Home page widgets are the pre-built modules which you can place in the right column
of your home page. This section allows you to customize the appearance
of the right column of your Homepage. You can choose from several different
tools to give your site its own feel. It can also be a useful way to relay
scheduling and information regarding your organization. This section can be
accessed from two different areas: from the "Appearance" section of the Admin
area, and from above the right column of the your homepage, when signed in as
In the box marked "Whole Column Properties," you can choose
the background color for the entire column. Optionally, you can choose to have
a border surrounding the right hand column, separating the column from the
rest of the page.
The "Available Widgets" list is a list of features which
you can choose to have active by highlighting the feature and clicking the "Add"
button. These features include:
Clock Displays a
digital clock that counts down the days, hours, minutes and seconds to a
specific date and time. Enter the date and time at right using the form
Exchange Listing Displays submission titles from
your site's Exchange page. Exchange items are entered via links provided on
the Exchange page itself.
Facebook Feed Displays a real-time feed from your organization's Facebook page. Note: In order for this
widget to function properly, your organization must have a Facebook PAGE. Facebook GROUPS and PROFILES will not work with this
Facebook Button Displays a Facebook button in the right column of your website that links
to your group's Facebook page, profile, or group.
Facility Status Displays the
status of all of your organization's facilities, and shows if they are Open,
Closed, or TBD. Facility status can be changed on the Facility List/Edit page. Only facilities
that are marked as "Home"
will be displayed within
Freeform Area General purpose area
where you can include any content you choose. Use the Edit Icon displayed on
the top left of the control to bring up a form where you can enter
Game Results Displays a
week's worth of game results in condensed form for all teams. Actual results
are submitted via a team's Results page or via the mass results submission form
found in the Admin
Link Logos Displays logo
images from your site's Links page in random order. Logo files can be
uploaded using the Links form
the Admin area and also on the Links page itself.
the Online Store Displays
an item from the site's online store and allows the visitor to go directly to
that item. You can choose to display an item at random or the most popular
News Headlines Displays an RSS feed of your Club News that is posted to the homepage of your site or your
dedicated news page.
Slide Show Displays
up to 30 thumbnail images in a slideshow fashion, one at a time. Images are
pulled from your site's Pictures page
and only from
those outside any albums.
Register Now Button Displays a registration button in the right column of your homepage, linking
directly to your online registration page. This can help guide your registrants when opening registrations for a new season.
Register Team Button Displays a prominent ''Register Your Team'' button that links to the Team Registration home page.
Sponsor Logo Carousel Displays sponsor
logos in in a slide show with links to their websites. With each page click on
the site, the next available sponsor logo will start the slide show. For
example, the first page click will start with Sponsor Logo #1 and continue
through all available sponsor logos and then repeat. The next page click will
start with Sponsor Logo #2 and so on. Sponsor logo files can be
uploaded using the Sponsor form found
in the Admin area and also on the
Sponsors page itself.
RSS Feed Headlines
Use this widget to display headlines from and external RSS Feed. For example, on a youth football website,
you may want to display an RSS Feed from NFL.com. You could plug in the NFL's RSS feed here and this
would display the latest headlines from the NFL.
Events Displays up
to 5 event titles from your site's Events Calendar page. Events are entered
by submitting General Events
under Scheduling in the
Sponsor Logo List Displays
sponsor logos in random order with links to their websites. Sponsor logo files
can be uploaded using the Sponsor form
the Admin area and also on the Sponsors page itself.
Displays upcoming games in scrolling widget.
Displays a real-time
Twitter feed from your club's Twitter account.
Weather Displays local
weather on your site's home page for the area code specified in your general settings area
. The component
title also links to a weekly weather forecast page for your area.
YouTube Player Displays a
YouTube video player for a given video address. Tip: Use YouTube shortlink for
videos, ex. http://youtu.be/O6n6vQOE_DM
Note: Each one of the components can be edited in the box
titled "Current Selection Properties." This can be done by highlighting the
component that you wish to change in the "Current Selections" list. You can
also remove a feature from the right column by highlighting it in the "Current
Selections" box and clicking the "Remove" button. Once you have added, removed
or edited the right side components, click "Submit" for your changes to take