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Bootstrap Landing Home Pages for Shiny Applications

Provides functions that wrap HTML Bootstrap components code to enable the design and layout of informative landing home pages for Shiny applications. This can lead to a better user experience for the users and writing less HTML for the developer.

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shinyLP

Bootstrap Landing Home Pages for Shiny

The goal of shinyLP is to provide functions that wrap HTML Bootstrap code to enable the design and layout of informative landing home pages for Shiny applications. A Landing page is the first page of a web app or website that a user interacts with to learn the purpose, usage and status of the tool. The user experience and interface are important features to consider when developing Shiny applications to direct, especially non-technical users how to use the application.

This package is inspired by the shinyBS package which incorporates useful components from the Bootstrap web framework for use in Shiny. shinyLP extends the Bootstrap components that are used in the Shiny package by making it easier by not having to write additional HTML code.

A talk was given about shinyLP at the Portland, Oregon R Users Group in 2017.)

How to install this package?

To install the package type the following:

install.packages("shinyLP")
library("shinyLP")

Or you can install the development version from Github:

library(devtools)
install_github("jasdumas/shinyLP")
library(shinyLP)

How to use this package?

The components of the package are functions that wrap HTML Bootstrap code for use in shiny apps. Include the functions in the UI section of your app to provide additional features which normally requires including HTML code.

This project is released with a Contributor Code of Conduct. By participating in this project you agree to abide by its terms.

shinyLP Example app

To run this example shiny app provided with the package:

install.packages(c("shinyBS", "shinythemes"))
shinyLP::runExample()

The app also runs with display.mode="showcase" in the browser to facilitate re-using the template.



Contact

Package Author: Jasmine Dumas @jasdumas | jasdumas.github.io

Functions in shinyLP

Name Description
panel_div Add Panel Sections with Color Headers Panel sections can be grouped by color or context to structure the landing page.
iframe Add an iframe An iframe can contain a video for additional instructions within a Modal object
thumbnail_label Add a custom thumbnail with a label and button
jumbotron Add a Jumbotron to showcase key content
wells Add a Well Component Use the well as a simple effect on an element to give it an inset effect.
runExample Run The Example Shiny App
list_group Add a Single List Group Component A flexible method for displaying simple list elements as a group.
shinyLP A R package To Add Bootstrap Components to Shiny Applications for Landing Home Pages.
list_item Add a Single List Item Component A flexible method for displaying simple list elements.
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Type Package
URL https://github.com/jasdumas/shinyLP
License MIT + file LICENSE
Encoding UTF-8
LazyData true
RoxygenNote 6.0.1
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2018-04-25 21:16:01 UTC; jasminedumas
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2018-04-25 21:25:03 UTC
depends R (>= 3.1.2)
imports shiny
suggests testthat
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