Extracts news stories from third party website sources.
Saves stories to a database.
Creates? news reel for displaying newest stories? on web page.
Creation and storage.
Extracts news articals from open sources and news web sites.
adds each artical into an html template including title and metadata.
stores artical in database.
maintains an [url removed, login to view] file containing all news story hyperlinks. (Sitemap of all articles).
Output as a news feed.
provides a news feed of 30 articals chronologically for onpage display.
news feed comprises title, data/time, reference to original source.
There will be minimal delay in bringing new story into News feed.
Each new story adds at top of news feed.
Each new story is added to news feed with flashing indicator to highlight new incomming story adds at top.
Autorefresh may be enabled with latest new stories flashing (for say 5 seconds) to indicate new stories.
On clicking each story
Story opens in new plane window with vertical slider but no top toolbars.
An administrators control panel will be provided.
Administrator will specify unlimited url's (News sources or Bulletin Boards) to spider.
Administrator will specify search for news articals containing particular unlimited keywords.
News Complier will automatically locate urls to spider based on keywords.
The Control Panel should disallow articals containing selected keywords.
The Control Panel should have additional filters to prohibit articals with inappropriate content.
The Control Panel should allow easy custom creation / entry of artical by administrator.
The Control Panel will include article add, delete, edit and upload features.
The Control Panel should allow full search and crop of articles by date, time, source or keywords.
The Control Panel will include option to send random historic article from database to news reel using check box options. Every 20, 50 or 100 articles. Article will include in title "archive reprint".
User will also be able to search for articles by keyword.
Linking all articles to main site
An [url removed, login to view] file will be created.
A daily [url removed, login to view] file of all days articles (hyperlinks) will be generated at end of each day.
[url removed, login to view] will be automatically loaded to a directory on server.
The [url removed, login to view] file will be updated at end of each day to include latest hyperlink of newly generated [url removed, login to view]
[url removed, login to view] will be uploaded to server at end of each day.
The scripts will be based on standard arrangement and have clearly marked sections (REM statements).
System takes news artical text body from source pages. (Images and formatting is removed) Displays title and text body.
The prototype device should be created using following test conditions..... Spidering only the links on the page, (no further drill down), extract stories from; <[url removed, login to view]> and <[url removed, login to view]> Only for the following keywords; shares, equity, rns, stockmarket, cfd's, stock+brokers Disallow any stories containing adult categories or following keywords; cars, houses, politics Disallow anything that does NOT consistute a news story or artical. Create [url removed, login to view] and [url removed, login to view], [url removed, login to view], [url removed, login to view] over three day period.
Money bids supplied only with unspecific wording and assurances will not be considered.
Bids should include an outline of scope and spec identifyings any exclusions or special requirements. Bid should include experience of relevant previous experience, an overview of what will be produced. Any deviations from requirement. Any concerns with project specification. Indication of any perceived difficulties in delivering exactly what spec asks for.