RokWeather, as the name suggests, is an Ajax-powered weather module, using the Google API, you can easily display weather data from regions across the globe. This includes temperature, climate, wind speed as well as allowing the location to be configured from the frontend via the user. Perfect for any news site.
[span class=note]Remember, you can change the location displayed in RokWeather by double clicking on the current location, then type your own (as seen in the Minimal block in the screenshot below.[/span]
[span class=alert]In order for the new SolarSentinel modules to function, you must install com_rokmodules. This component facilitates the modules, as Roknavmenu does for the integrated menu. Follow the instructions below:-
1. Download solarsentinel-extensions-j15.zip from RokDownloads.
2. Extract the zip onto your computer.
3. Go to Extensions then select the Upload File & Install button.
4. Find com_rokmodules.zip and in install.
Now all the new modules are functional[/span]
How do I configure RokWeather?
We will take a quick look at the parameters you will find when you install this module. There are 4 columns, parameters, options, demo and description. The parameter column lists each available setting for the module; options lists the available options to choose from; demo lists the options chosen on the demo and description outlines what the module does.
Enable Location Cookie
Enable Icon Display
Enable Humidity Display
Enable Wind Display
Enable 4 Day Forecast
Default Degree Type
Enable/Disable the module
Position of the module
Location on first load
Cache location details
Enable cookie for location
Display the icon image
Display the humidity readings
Display the wind readings
Display the 4 day forecast
Celsius or Fahrenheit as default