[development] Automatic event promotion . . .

Jason Flatt drupal at oadaeh.net
Thu Mar 13 00:21:11 UTC 2008

On Wednesday 12 March 2008 3:19:10 pm Susan Stewart wrote:
> Jason Flatt wrote:
> > I have a need for a particular functionality, and before I go and create
> > a module to do it, I thought I'd check to see if anyone else is already
> > doing it.
> >
> > What I want is to have all my event node (or maybe some subset)
> > automatically promoted to the front page for some specified period of
> > time before the event takes place and then to automatically be unpromoted
> > after the event is over.
> >
> > I didn't see any module that provided that functionality on d.o. Is that
> > something anyone is currently working on?
> What I would do is, instead of coding something custom, place a view on
> the front page that shows all nodes of type event occurring between X
> time from now and Y time from now.  You can use panels to place it in a
> pretty way if you don't feel like making it a block.
> Susan

Yeah, I thought about doing it that way, but I don't think it'll work for my 
situation, and I don't want to spend the time trying to find out, when I know 
the other way will get me what I want. Thanks for the suggestion, though.

Jason Flatt
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