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Any Wiki pages that include "Category:User_Contributions" (using the linked chain symbol in the bar at the top of each editing page), appear in the indexed links at the bottom of this page. Some of these are explained in the next section which also includes items with external links, but no further information in the wiki.
 
Any Wiki pages that include "Category:User_Contributions" (using the linked chain symbol in the bar at the top of each editing page), appear in the indexed links at the bottom of this page. Some of these are explained in the next section which also includes items with external links, but no further information in the wiki.
  
== List of the most popular additions written by Cumulus users ==
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= List of the most popular additions written by Cumulus users =
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If you produce a new addition (and there is guidance below), then please add it below yourself. The aim is for this page to cover every such addition.
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You need to register to update the wiki, but if you don't want to do that then please log a request in [https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewforum.php?f=38 Cumulus Wiki Suggestions for updates and additions] sub-forum and someone else will update the wiki for you.
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== Grouped by addition type ==
  
 
These are not listed in alphabetical, popularity, or any other particular order within the sections:
 
These are not listed in alphabetical, popularity, or any other particular order within the sections:
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*[http://weatherbyyou.com/ Weather by You!]  Alternative web site templates, developed from  Météo du Québec as an international alternative site for use with Cumulus, many different styles.
 
*[http://weatherbyyou.com/ Weather by You!]  Alternative web site templates, developed from  Météo du Québec as an international alternative site for use with Cumulus, many different styles.
  
=== alternative web site pages ===
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=== alternative web site individual pages ===
  
 
*[[WeatherConsole]] Text-based ‘live’ weather display for a web site
 
*[[WeatherConsole]] Text-based ‘live’ weather display for a web site
 
*[https://weather34.com/homeweatherstation/ Weather34 Dashboard] by Brian Underdown. A clean, attractive template for displaying Cumulus data using [[realtime.txt]]. You can read more about this in the [https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=15136 forum]. Download the official latest Cumulus version here: [[HomeWeatherStationTemplate|Home Weather Station Template light and dark themes]]
 
*[https://weather34.com/homeweatherstation/ Weather34 Dashboard] by Brian Underdown. A clean, attractive template for displaying Cumulus data using [[realtime.txt]]. You can read more about this in the [https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=15136 forum]. Download the official latest Cumulus version here: [[HomeWeatherStationTemplate|Home Weather Station Template light and dark themes]]
*[https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=11397 YADR]  Yet Another Dayfile Reader, written in PHP to read [[Dayfile.txt]] with Monthly & Seasonal Display. For a full discussion on all dayfile readers see [[Daily Summary|Daily Summary page]], where this one is compared with others.
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*[https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=11397 YADR]  Yet Another Dayfile Reader, written in PHP to read [[Dayfile.txt]] with Monthly & Seasonal Display. For a full discussion on all dayfile.txt (and equivalent database table) readers see [[Daily Summary|Daily Summary page]], where this one is compared with others.
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*[https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=8631 One year ago] This post talks about scripts to add values for one year ago to say the yesterday.htm page
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*[https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=7500 extremes page] This post describes an alternative way to show extremes. It only shows a few of the key derivatives that Cumulus calculates them but in the same small table you see them for every month.
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*[https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=10755 Top Ten] The top ten page shows a lot of tables, designed to compare the current year with the previous nine.
  
 
=== additions to cumulus ===
 
=== additions to cumulus ===
 
*[https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=17573 Cumulusutils] Generates a Fire Weather web page. Plus much more, including above YADR. See the linked Forum Post for full details.
 
*[https://cumulus.hosiene.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=17573 Cumulusutils] Generates a Fire Weather web page. Plus much more, including above YADR. See the linked Forum Post for full details.
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= Do you want to make your own addition to this list? =
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There are several articles in this wiki that might help you to write something that you can share with other Cumulus users.
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*[[Customised_templates]] This page tells you what is possible, but follow the next few links to learn how to do it!
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*[[Stylesheets]] This page helps you to change the look of a web page using '''CSS''', perhaps you will devise a new styling that others might want to copy?
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*[[Webpage_layout]] This page helps you to change the layout of a page using '''HTML''', perhaps you will devise a new layout that others might want to copy?
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*[[Editing_content_of_a_webpage_using_either_HTML_or_Script]] This takes above a step further by adding script you can vary what is on a web page
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*[[Webtags_as_boolean_operators_in_HTML]] This page suggests other ways to exploit web tags
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*[[Webtags]] This is the page that tells you everything about the tokens (as MX calls them) that are used to get Cumulus output into your web pages
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*[[PHP]] This pages introduces you to script languages '''JavaScript''' and '''PHP Hypertext Pre-processor''' and that may lead to
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*[[Php_webtags]] This page as well as linking you to some ready made scripts, gives advice for your own scripts. It also discusses XML and JSON.
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*[[Xml_webtags]] There is more on XML here.
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Having read through all these, then you can follow links below, that give you more about what has been done already.

Revision as of 10:00, 23 May 2020

User contributions to Cumulus

Introduction

Over the years that Cumulus has been available, its users have thought up lots of extra ways to make use of the weather information it derives. This article is intended to provide a single place from where you can find the links to all those shared files and add-ons that can enhance your usage of Cumulus.

Tthe following links will take you to other wiki pages, external web sites or forum threads, where you can read about and download the item.

Any Wiki pages that include "Category:User_Contributions" (using the linked chain symbol in the bar at the top of each editing page), appear in the indexed links at the bottom of this page. Some of these are explained in the next section which also includes items with external links, but no further information in the wiki.

List of the most popular additions written by Cumulus users

If you produce a new addition (and there is guidance below), then please add it below yourself. The aim is for this page to cover every such addition.

You need to register to update the wiki, but if you don't want to do that then please log a request in Cumulus Wiki Suggestions for updates and additions sub-forum and someone else will update the wiki for you.

Grouped by addition type

These are not listed in alphabetical, popularity, or any other particular order within the sections:

for devices

web template complete set replacements

  • Responsive web pages A package that contains replacements for the Cumulus 1 set of web templates, the MX set of web templates, and the MX admin interface. Where MX uses the Bootstrap package to build web pages, Neil Thomas has used w3.css templates. As he says, editing his pages is easier than editing Bootstrap if you are a beginner.
  • AJAX/PHP_Website_Template and XHTML 1.1 compliant Ajax framework Ajax XML HTML web server frame set that displays dynamic real time data on your web pages
  • CumulusMX_and_Cumulus1_UI_style_Multilingual_Websites A set of web pages imitating the pages used in Cumulus MX administrative interface (Dashboard, Now, Gauges, Charts, Today/Yesterday, Records), designed to work with both Cumulus 1 and MX.
  • AJAX/PHP Multilingual Website Templates A set of configurable templates to create a full ‘real time’ web site. The AJAX scripts allow the web pages to be updated whenever a new set of real-time figures are available.
  • Météo du Québec Traduction et adaptation française de Cumulus Icônes, librairies et Modules exclusifs à Cumulus Forum de discussion en français. Ouvert à la francophonie!
  • Weather by You! Alternative web site templates, developed from Météo du Québec as an international alternative site for use with Cumulus, many different styles.

alternative web site individual pages

  • WeatherConsole Text-based ‘live’ weather display for a web site
  • Weather34 Dashboard by Brian Underdown. A clean, attractive template for displaying Cumulus data using realtime.txt. You can read more about this in the forum. Download the official latest Cumulus version here: Home Weather Station Template light and dark themes
  • YADR Yet Another Dayfile Reader, written in PHP to read Dayfile.txt with Monthly & Seasonal Display. For a full discussion on all dayfile.txt (and equivalent database table) readers see Daily Summary page, where this one is compared with others.
  • One year ago This post talks about scripts to add values for one year ago to say the yesterday.htm page
  • extremes page This post describes an alternative way to show extremes. It only shows a few of the key derivatives that Cumulus calculates them but in the same small table you see them for every month.
  • Top Ten The top ten page shows a lot of tables, designed to compare the current year with the previous nine.

additions to cumulus

  • Cumulusutils Generates a Fire Weather web page. Plus much more, including above YADR. See the linked Forum Post for full details.

Do you want to make your own addition to this list?

There are several articles in this wiki that might help you to write something that you can share with other Cumulus users.

  • Customised_templates This page tells you what is possible, but follow the next few links to learn how to do it!
  • Stylesheets This page helps you to change the look of a web page using CSS, perhaps you will devise a new styling that others might want to copy?
  • Webpage_layout This page helps you to change the layout of a page using HTML, perhaps you will devise a new layout that others might want to copy?
  • Editing_content_of_a_webpage_using_either_HTML_or_Script This takes above a step further by adding script you can vary what is on a web page
  • Webtags_as_boolean_operators_in_HTML This page suggests other ways to exploit web tags
  • Webtags This is the page that tells you everything about the tokens (as MX calls them) that are used to get Cumulus output into your web pages
  • PHP This pages introduces you to script languages JavaScript and PHP Hypertext Pre-processor and that may lead to
  • Php_webtags This page as well as linking you to some ready made scripts, gives advice for your own scripts. It also discusses XML and JSON.
  • Xml_webtags There is more on XML here.

Having read through all these, then you can follow links below, that give you more about what has been done already.