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EIGHT - start page - UPDATE by flatmo1 EIGHT - start page - UPDATE by flatmo1

  • HTML + CSS + jQuery start page for web browsers

  • inspired by Windows 8 screenshots

  • easy customizable - via WYSIWYG editor directly in browser


License changed to CC BY-ND 3.0 because of some users, which are sharing not working modifications of my work!




NEW: Support page with download, demo, instructions and FAQs - eight.kx.cz

thumbnails icons could be find here: Thumbnails for "EIGHT" by ~jeppethe



Update 1.8.2011:

- added WYSIWYG editor of config file - config.htm
- vertically centered screens
- fixed some small bugs in CSS and jQuery


Big update 28.6.2011:

- added ability to have more blocks with names and animated switch between blocks (by clicking, keyboard, mouse wheel)


Update 24.6.2011:

- compatible with Firefox 5.0, Chrome 12, Opera 11.50, IE8
- added ability to change search engine before searching


Update 15.6.2011:

- compatible with Firefox 4.0.1, Chrome 12, Opera 11.11, IE8
- added hover effect (can be used or not)
- custom search engine (google, bing, yahoo)
- settings stored in .js file - thanks ~custofreak for nice idea

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 License
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Daily Deviation

Given 2011-06-30
although named EIGHT - Firefox start page, this deviation by ~flatmo1 is completely browser- and/or platform-independent. you use chrome, safari, opera, IE, konqueror (to name just a few) on whatever version of windows, linux or mac? don't worry. it just works flawlessly.

it is a nice, elegant, customizable and windows8 inspired start page alternative that is just waiting to be used by you.

(Suggested by ~viclou, ~Jace-Z and ~adityagautam)
( Featured by OtisBee )
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trickydick79 Jan 3, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer

I use this a lot....so much infact that I have incorporated it into work and as my main homepage and have others using it as well. I decided that I needed more flexibility for usage scenarios, so I converted it into asp running a backend database. It is now complete dynamic (no static content).

Main page: www.subkynx.com (This page is still the original page using the source.js and script.js files)

Dynamic content is accomplished by adding a querystring, like so:
Eamples:
A: by Category ID.
www.sublynx.com/?catid=4 - for my daughters computer (homepage)
www.sublynx.com/?catid=6 - for work

B: by User ID:
www.sublynx.com/?userid=2


Other dynamic items are auto redirect and search engines:
www.sublynx.com/?catid=6&s… - changes the default search from bing to google
www.sublynx.com/?catid=6&searc… - redirects page to search engine within the allotted seconds


I even thought of developing so that the site is so dynamic it can customize the tiles as well...

I am in the process of developing a login page that will generate a user hash instead of an ID, then it can be saved as a homepage without ever logging in as long as know the hash value.

The config page is not working yet, as it needs to built for the database.

Hopefully I got the copyright info right. Please let me know if I'm missing something.



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:iconntim007:
Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 License.
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:iconntim007:
He doesn't want people to share modifications of his works publicy.
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:icontk619:
Thanks alot 
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r4ts Nov 14, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
how to remove it 
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:icondiepfreez:
hmm... can't find the downloadlink.... I feel stupid!!

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Gabe-Beach Feb 26, 2014  New member
close to the top right where it says download zip

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Poke-Max Oct 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Right below the "Add to Favorites" button, it says "Download"
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:iconauzziedazza:
just a quick question were is the link to download eight?
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