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Site structure

This page let you customize the graphical layout of the website that you are going to publish.
The following settings are available:

Enable the navigation bar Enable/disable the navigation bar in the upper part of the window; it will contains:

  • a link to the homepage;
  • a link to each earthquake group created;
  • a link to the places seismic history (if enabled).
Enable the query by earthquake Enable or disable the query by earthquake part if the website.
Enable the query by place Enable or disable the query by place. Please, note that in order to enable these seismic histories, each mentioned place must have a unique identifier in the MDP table (see details here).

Default language Set the language of your final website.
This will affect also all labels in the control panel user interface.
Buil-in languages are: English and Italian.

Author/s Set the author/s that should be associated to the website.
Author link Set the link to the webpage about the author/s associated to the website.
Institute Set the name of the institute or company (if any) that should be associated to the website.
Institute link Set the link to the webpage of the institute (or company) associated to the website.
Version Set the release version of the website.
Keywords Set the website list of keywords that better identify the content of the webiste.
Description Set the website description. Please, limite the text to only two or three line of text.
DOI Set the the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) of the published MDP set, the persistent identifier for intellectual property entities.
Please, insert here only a DOI registered using Datacite, the not-for-profit organisation aimed at:
  • establish easier access to research data on the Internet
  • increase acceptance of research data as legitimate, citable contributions to the scholarly record
  • support data archiving that will permit results to be verified and re-purposed for future study

Do not insert here a DOI attached to a scientific paper on a peer-rewied-journal, only DOI attached directly linked to the dataset your are publishing using MIDOP.

Legalese
Rights owner Set the name of the institute/company/individual retaining the rights over the published data.
Rights owner link Set the link to the webpage of the institute/company/individual retaining the rights over the published data..
Terms of use Set the website terms of use of the data published in the website.
Typically, these information includes a series of statements listing the rights associated with the resource that will be published.
Licence Set the licence covering the data contained into your website, a legal document.
Example of a licence associated to a dataset could be one of the Creative Commons.
IMPORTANT NOTE
You should carefully fill the metadata, as this information will be used by search engines such as Google for indexing your website.
Have a look in Wikipedia and see why metadata are important.

Navigation bar
frame height
Set the navigation bar frame height. The number can be expressed as a percentage value, where 100% is the window height, or in number of pixels.
Query by earthquake
Left frame width Set the horizontal width of the left part of the frameset, the one containing both the earthquake list (upper left), detailed earthquake information (middle left) and macroseismic observations (lower left). The number can be expressed as a percentage, where 100% is the entire window width, or in number of pixels.
Upper left frame Set the height of the upper left part of the frameset containing the earthquake list. The number can be expressed as a percentage value, where 100% is the entire window height, or in number of pixels.
EQ list header height Set the earthquake list table header height, useful if you want add some static text above the list. The number can be expressed as a percentage value, where 100% is the entire window height, or in number of pixels.
Middle left frame height Set the height of the middle part of the frameset containing the detailed earthquake information. The number can be expressed as a percentage value, where 100% is the entire window height, or in number of pixels.
Query by place
Place index frame height Set the height of the upper left part of the frameset containing the index of the place initials. The number can be expressed as a percentage value, where 100% is the entire window height, or in number of pixels.
Left frame width Set the horizontal width of the left part of the frameset, the one containing both the place index and the place list. The number can be expressed as a percentage, where 100% is the entire window width, or in number of pixels.

 

HTML structure of the query by earthquake
(in italic the actual html frame name)
HTML structure of the query by place
(in italic the actual html frame name)
navigation bar (navigation_bar)
earthquake catalogue
(eq_list)
selected earthquake
intensity points map
(eq_mdp_map)
selected earthquake
information
(eq_info)
selected earthquake
macroseismic intensity points
(eq_mdp_list)
 
navigation bar (navigation_bar)
place index
(places_index)
selected place
seismic history
(place_selected)
place list
(places_list)

Upload a logo image file

Upload a local image file. Usual web image formats are allowed such as:

  • JPG/JPEG, great for photos. Remeber that such format uses a "lossy" compression data encoding that compresses data by discarding (losing) some of the original information:
  • PNG, great for designed graphics and logo. It supports 32 depth color images, meaning that it supports transparences;
  • GIF, great for very simple images with not many colors.
Preview The uploaded image preview.
Opacity Set the opacity level of the uploaded image; the less the image is opaque, the more it is transparent. The opacity can be applied on avery image format.
Margin from top/down Set the image margin; you can specify from which side (top or down) of the frame window you want such margin.
Margin from left/right Set the image margin; you can specify from which side (left or right) of the frame window you want such margin.
Link Set the link that will be attached to the image.
Label on mouse over Set the label that appears when you place the mouse pointer over the image.

Current page settings Edit the source code of the settings contained in this control panel page.
Homepage Edit the source code of the website homepage. MIDOP only offer a barely basic homepage for the final website; by using this coding tool you can make look better such homepage.

Query by earthquake

Page frameset
(all websites)
Edit the source code of the query by earthquake frameset; you can change for example the disposition of the frames.
Navigation bar
(all websites)
Edit the source code of the navigation bar which by default contains links to the active sections of the website (created automatically) and a link to the homepage.
Introduction  
EQ list frameset
(all websites)
Edit the source code of the earthquake list frame, in the upper left of the window.
EQ list header
(all websites)
Edit the source code of the table header with the list of earthquakes.
EQ list
(all websites)
 
MDP set info Edit the source code of the frame containing the description of the selected earthquake.
You can freely add or remove fields such as the study short citation and change the content layout.
Changes will only apply to the currently selected website.
MDP table header
(all websites)
Edit the source code of the table header with the list of MDPs.
MDP table
(all websites)
 
Map frame
(all websites)
 
Popup study
(all websites)
Edit the source code of the popup window that appears when a user clicks on the study link contained in the earthquake information frame.

Query by place

Page frameset
(all websites)
 
Navigation bar
(all websites)
 
Introduction
(only if max intensity map is disabled)
 
Places index
(all websites)
 
Places list
(all websites)
 
Selected place
(all websites)
 

CSS Style

CSS for screen (media screen) Edit the source code of the website CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) used when browsing the website on screen.
CSS for print (media print) Edit the source code of the website CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) used when printing the website.

Languages

Website labels
(all websites)
Edit the published website general interface language text file.
Control panel labels
(all websites)
Edit the control panel general interface language text file.
Control panel popup help
(all websites)
Edit the help language text file used for popup windows within the control panel.
Place special cases popup
(all websites)
Edit the locality special cases language text file, as specified in table 2c.
Country codes
(all websites)
Edit the the list of available countries, as specified in table 2d.

You may add an additional XXX language simply by creating 6 new files in the folder "settings/languages/":

IMPORTANT NOTE
Changing the source code directly might completely harm MIDOP and it might end up stop working.
You should know what you are doing and please, use these funcionalities with extreme care.

 

 

 
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