Lyris User's Guide
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Web Interface Header and Footer
Table of Contents
· Introduction
· Lyris Email Commands
· Web Interface for Users
· Server Administrator
· Site Administrator
· List Administrator
· Other Topics
· · Security Considerations
· · Security Issues Relating to Members
· · Lyris Mail Merge
· · The Lyris command line
· · Modifying lyris.plc
· · · Default Site
· · · TCP/IP Address of Lyris Server
· · · TCP/IP Port of Lyris Server
· · · TCP/IP Socket Connection Retries
· · · Temporary Directory
· · · Location of Lyris Web Interface Graphics
· · · Debugging Mode
· · · LCP Password Setting
· · · TCP/IP Addresses of Lyris Admins
· · · TCP/IP Addresses of Lyris Users
· · · Disable Help in the Web Interface
· · · Location of Web Interface Help Files
· · · Lyris Unavailable Message
· · · "Hosts the Following…" message text
· · · Web Interface Header and Footer
· · · Lyris Face Graphic
· · · Lyris Logo Graphic
· · · Lyris Home Button
· Add-On Packages
· Installing and Upgrading
· Appendix
· Frequently Asked Questions

Web Interface Header and Footer

html_header=
html_header_text=
html_footer=
html_footer_text=

You can define HTML that you want placed at the top, or at the bottom of every web interface page.

This feature can be used to place a common toolbar on the bottom of every page, or a legal disclaimer, a corporate logo, or whatever information you desire.

The "_text" version of the header or footer is used by Lyris if the person using the web interface decided to turn "graphics off". In other words, it is a text version of the standard html_header that you define.

Here are two examples:

    html_header=<h1>This site sponsored by MyCorp!</h1>

    html_footer=<h6>All contents copyright 1997 MyCorp Ltd.</h6>

If you have a lot of HTML to define, you may want to use several lines. This makes the HTML easier to read. Lyris will automatically glue the lines together. Here is an example:

    html_header=<h1>
    html_header=This site sponsored by MyCorp!
    html_header=</h1>

Lyris also provides the option to automatically rotate between various header or footer choices. A common use of this feature is to place advertising in the Lyris web interface. Each time a web page in the Lyris web interface is displayed, a random header among those you define is chosen. To define multiple choices, uses two bar characters, "||" to separate the choices. Here is an example:

    html_header=<h1>This site sponsored by MyCorp!</h1>||<h1>This site sponsored by OtherCorp!</h1>||<h1>This site sponsored by AnotherCorp!</h1>

If you prefer, you can use multiple lines to make the choices easier to read:

    html_header=<h1>This site sponsored by MyCorp!</h1>
    html_header=||
    html_header=<h1>This site sponsored by OtherCorp!</h1>
    html_header=||
    html_header=<h1>This site sponsored by 3rdCorp!</h1>

Remember to Convert the Equals Sign to "%3D"

Important note: you cannot use the equals sign in your HTML text -- your header definition will not work if you try to.

To work around this, be sure to replace any occurrence of "=" with the code "%3D". For example, if your HTML code is:

    <a href="http://www.mycorp.com">This site sponsored by MyCorp!</a>

the configuration command for doing this is:

    html_header=<a href%3D"http://www.mycorp.com">This site sponsored by MyCorp!</a>

Other pages which link to this page:
  • Modifying lyris.plc
  • New in Version 2.5
  • How can I customize the Web Interface?
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