What we did
This is a very stylish feature for any Concrete5 website - make an impression on your visitors. The add-on checks your own tweet stream for new updates every 60 seconds. Anyone viewing a page of your website where the block has been installed will get your latest tweet displayed in a JQuery/CSS 3.0 styled dialog box. The next time it checks, unless you've tweeted something else, nothing is shown.
Based on a feature we wrote for our own website using the BBC's Glow framework, but rewritten using JQuery for Concrete5.
The following aspects of the block can be customised in the block's add/edit configuration:-
- Display distance from right of browser window
- Box border color, using the handy JQuery Colorpicker
- Animation time
- Display time
Further customisation is possible in the add-on's stylesheet and view. Though some CSS 3.0 is used, it degrades gracefully for browsers which don't support it.