Nastavenie programov

Before your weather station data can be used by the Slovakia Weather Network (SVKWN), you must configure your chosen weather station software to upload data in a format our server can read. Currently we can process data from WeatherLink, Weather Display, and Virtual Weather Station. Please see the appropriate section below on how to configure your software. Once you have completed these steps, please let us know so we can add you to the network. If you run into problems, feel free to contact us.

Nastavenie WeatherLinku

  1. Uložte súbor WL_stickertags.htx do WeatherLink adresára s predlohami - zvyčajne c:\program files\weatherlink\[názovstanice]\templates.
  2. Vo WeatherLinku, Kliknite na Setup (Nastavenia), Internet Settings dialog (Nastavenia Internetu).
  3. Pri nastavení na konfiguráciu, ktorú používate na FTP zasielanie Weatherlink html súborov, stlačte Configure button (Konfigurovať).
    V profile pre upload dát , stlačte Select Template Files (ZVoliť predlohy), a použite tlačítko (Pridať) pre výber súboru WL_stickertags.htx, a stlačte Open (Otvoriť).
  4. Súbor WL_stickertags.htx by sa mal teraz objaviť medzi súbormi (predlohami) pre Data Upload. Stlačte OK., a stlačte OK na Data Upload Profile, potom OK na Internet Settings.
  5. Súbor WL_stickertags.htx bude uploadovaný v ďalšom cykle.
  6. Prosím nastavte upload súboru na každých 5 minutes.
  7. Jednoducho pridajte Vašu stanicu a my už zariadíme zvyšok.

Váš súbor by ste mali vidieť funkčný na www.vasastranka.com/WL_stickertags.htm

Nastavenie programu Weather Display

Ak máte program WD nastavený na automatický upload súboru clientraw.txt (napríklad pre Weather-Display Live) alebo jednu z AJAX šablón, nemusíte už viac nič nastavovať. Váš súbor clientraw.txt by mal byť uploadovaný každých 5 minút, alebo menej. Jednoducho pridajte Vašu stanicu a my už zariadíme zvyšok.

Ak ešte nepoužívate clientraw.txt, nastavte Weather-Display aby automaticky uploadoval súbor clientraw.txt Ujistite sa aby program Weather Display uploadoval súbor každých 5 minút. Potom ako tak učiníte, jednoducho pridajte Vašu stanicu a my už zariadíme zvyšok.

Váš súbor by ste mali vidieť funkčný na www.vasastranka.com/clientraw.txt

Virtual Weather Station Configuration

  1. Save the file VWS_stickertags.htx to your VWS templates folder (c:\vws\templates is the default).
  2. In VWS, pull down the Internet tab, and click on "HTML Settings".
  3. In a empty location on the left (Templates) side of the HTML Settings menu, enter c:\vws\template\VWS_stickertags.htx, editing this as necessary for drive and folder.
  4. On the right (HTML filename) side of the menu, on the same line, enter the file location that you use for your other .htx files, followed by \VWS_stickertags.htm.
  5. Click the On* box to put a check mark in it.
  6. Now in VWS, pull down the Internet menu and click on FTP Upload File (Send) and in an empty row on the LEFT put the same contents as you'd done in the Right side of the HTML Settings dialog. (e.g. "c:\vws\root\VWS_stickertags.htm").
  7. On the Right side, put "[directory]/VWS_stickertags.htm" where [directory] is the same directory you use for the rest of your website. It would be '/VWS_stickertags.htm' if you're uploading to the document root of your website.
    At the bottom of the window, set the update time to 5 minutes. Click Update and Upload Files to Internet.
  8. Simply join and we will take it from there.

You should be able to see your file in action at www.yourweatherwebsite.com/VWS_stickertags.htm

Weather Underground HeavyWeather Uploader (WUHU) Configuration

NOTE! Needs WUHU 216 Beta 40 or newer !!
  1. Save the file WUHU_stickertags.txt to folder of your choice.
  2. Expand WUHU and click the Alerts/Actions-button. A new window will appear.
  3. In Main Action/Alert, select Enable Actions and Repetitions and set the value for Selections to 1.
  4. In WUHU Operation Alarms/Actions, select On Weather Update. If you want to update the file ie. every 2 minutes, select also On Update Seconds and set the value to 120.
  5. Click on Sound/Action-button (below Weather Update). A new window will appear.
  6. Write the next string in Action on Activation:
    template:"X:\(where_you_have_saved_WUHU_stickertags.txt)\WUHU-stickertags.txt" "X:\(where_you_want_to_save_the_file)\WU_stickertags.txt"
    X: is the partition-letter. The above string is an example, configure to match your own computer.
  7. Confirm by clicking OK
  8. Save the changes with Save Changes
  9. Simply join and we will take it from there.

You should be able to see your file in action at www.yourweatherwebsite.com/WU_stickertags.txt

Cumulus Weather Software

If you are using Cumulus weather station software, make sure your realtime.txt conditions file is uploaded regularly to your website, then let us know the URL of your realtime.txt file on your website and we'll do the configuration from here.

How to install SVKWN Meso-map

You can download a starter set of the code and all required files (SVKWN-mesomap.zip). Just unpack the zip file and upload the contents to your website. Place the control files and PHP script in the root directory of your webserver, along with the graphic file and the arrows/other graphics in the ./SVKWN-images directory. Be sure to customize the mesomap-update-utility.php script in the package so you can use it in the future to keep your control file, graphic and mesomap PHP file up to date.

Second, create a new PHP webpage using your website template. (I called mine SVKWN.php, but the filename is not important). Edit the webpage to have a page title of "Slovakia Weather Network", and insert two PHP include statements. In the <head> section, insert:

<meta http-equiv="Refresh" content="300" />
<meta http-equiv="Pragma" content="no-cache" />
<meta http-equiv="Cache-Control" content="no-cache" />

$doPrintSVKWN = false;
print $SVKWN_CSS; ?>

and in the <body> section where you'd like the SVKWN meso-map to appear, insert:

<?php print $SVKWN_MAP; print $SVKWN_TABLE; ?>

if you'd like XHTML 1.0-Strict code generated, then use in the <head> section:

<meta http-equiv="Refresh" content="300" />
<meta http-equiv="Pragma" content="no-cache" />
<meta http-equiv="Cache-Control" content="no-cache" />

$doPrintSVKWN = false;
$_REQUEST['gen'] = 'xhtml';
print $SVKWN_CSS; ?>

Save the file and upload it to your weather website.

If you'd like to center the map in your page, don't use the <center> tag .. it will move only the upper graphic and not the background graphic, so the legends will be displaced. Instead, use a <table> like this:

<table width="99%">
<tr><td align="center">
<table width="620">
<tr><td style="text-align:left">
<?php print $SVKWN_MAP; ?>
<?php print $SVKWN_TABLE; ?>

When it comes time to update the mesomap in the future, you'll only have to use the mesomap-update-utility.php on your website to keep the files current with the master set.

Cacheing of current conditions has been enabled with a default life of 10 minutes. This should speed up subsequent views.
Please make sure that SVKWN-conditions.txt file in the same directory as the SVKWN-mesomap.php is writable by PHP (permissions of 666 or 777) -- it's used to store the local cache of conditions reports for display.
Also, a config file option has been implemented which allows you to store your settings in SVKWN-mesomap-config.txt in the same directory. That way, you only have to change your settings once for the SVKWN-mesomap.php program, and new program updates won't alter your settings. The sample SVKWN-mesomap-config.txt file is in the SVKWN-mesomap.zip or viewable here.

How to install SVKWN Meso-map (HTML process)

NOTE: please use this method ONLY if you don't have PHP available on your web hoster. This method will cause load on our Slovakia Weather Network home site (which we can handle for a few sites), and may not provide search engines with the links to index as does the PHP method (so your site won't get the 'publicity' on the search engines as the sites using the PHP map will).

First, create a new SVKWN meso-map webpage using your website template.
Edit the webpage to have a page title of "Slovakia Weather Network", and put this HTML in the <body> section of the page where you'd like the mesomap to appear.:

<div style="width: 620px">
<iframe src="http://bosnianweather.net/SVKWN.php" width="620" height="680"
frameborder="0" scrolling="auto">
<br clear="all">

Now upload your SVKWN meso-map page to your website.

Update your HomePage

Now edit your weather station homepage to have a link to your SVKWN meso-map. If you use a text link, then please make sure the words "Slovakia Weather Network" appear in the link and title= like this:

<a href="SVKWN.php" title="Slovakia Weather Network">Slovakia Weather Network</a>

If you use a graphical link, then make sure the <img> link has both alt= and title= attributes that say "Slovakia Weather Network" in them. Search engines will read the alt= and title= tags for keywords, and we want to make sure they pick up our full name.

<a href="SVKWN.php">
<img src="SVKWN_logo_100.png"
alt="Slovakia Weather Network"
title="Slovakia Weather Network"
width="100" height="100" style="border: none;" />

Save the edited homepage and upload to your website (which may mean editing a .htx or .txt file with the html for upload by your weather station program). Now you're finished (until the SVKWN gets a new member).