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  1. 7 votes
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    • Hamster widget

      People really love their hamsters! I made a custom widget #5041863 to replace mine that I lost from igoogle.

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      • Sports Scores and Standings

        Hi ighome folks,

        Sports Scores and Standings was one of my favorite gadgets from igoogle. It is in ighome, but currently the settings cannot be saved. MLB is not in the current tabs, know it is winter now, but would like to see it in the tabs available this spring, if and when settings can ever be saved.

        best regards and am finding a new home here,

        <Mike>

        32 votes
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        • In search typing problem!

          There is a real problem with typing in search! Very annoying!
          Some fonts disappear or not executing!

          No good Weather gadget alternative to AccuWeather not even now!
          Unfortunately I must search for a better alternative for my homepage.
          Since the death of igoogle i've seen absolutely no improvement to this page.

          4 votes
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          • Auto refresh

            Auto refresh of components in 3 to 5 minutes
            thank you

            16 votes
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              You can now turn on auto-refresh on any RSS gadget by clicking the small “e” icon in the title bar. You must turn it on for each gadget individually. Please only do so on gadgets that have content that changes frequently.

              You can also change the refresh rate or turn it off completely on the gmail gadget. Click the logout link under the gmail message list, then choose your refresh rate, and click Login again.

            • Nov. 25 - on Stock Quotes still get "Stock Quotes Under Maintenance" most of the time

              Nov. 25 - on Stock Quotes still get "Stock Quotes Under Maintenance" most of the time.

              Any fix to this?

              15 votes
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                When Yahoo made changes to their Finance API, they also begin enforcing quotas by the hour and by the day. Due to the traffic from igHome, sometimes the API is successful and sometimes it is not. They do not offer a paid/commercial API. I have researched other sources of the data, and the monthly subscription prices are ridiculous and not justifiable.

                I recommend Uday’s Stock Watch gadget as his implementation works differently. The stock data is retrieved from your computer rather than the igHome servers. In addition, you can add data regarding your portfolio, view charts, news, etc. I have included a link to the gadget below.

                http://www.ighome.com/directory.aspx?g=148024

              • Get the number of columns option to work right away

                I've tried to change the number of columns to see how things would look. The change doesn't show right away. In one instance, it didn't show for a couple of hours.

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                • Please FIX the NOAA US Local Weather Forecast (Compact)

                  This also applies to the "non-Compact" version.
                  This gadget has stopped working when you enter a City, State. It does work when you use a zip-code HOWEVER, previously, I was able to enter a city/state and the NOAA gadget resolved that entry into longitude and latitude coordinates.

                  When entering a zip code, ONLY the zip-code is displayed (Not a city/state). Whereas, when entering a city/state, the city/state is displayed within the gadget.

                  There are more than 7,800 users who use these two gadgets,
                  PLEASE fix the gadget when you get a chance.

                  6 votes
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                  • Add a google bookmarks gadget

                    A gadget that lists your google bookmarks by topic, as a list of links.

                    7 votes
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                    • HELP! Please view this thread again: "Please fix the Stock Quotes gadget - "Unable to Read RSS Feed"

                      This is flagged as "Completed", but if you read the 20+ posts on there over the last two weeks, you may belatedly realise you have a big issue here, that Mike Sutton says is fixed! Been trying to draw this to your attention by various means, but no luck at all ...

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                        When Yahoo made changes to their Finance API, they also begin enforcing quotas by the hour and by the day. Due to the traffic from igHome, sometimes the API is successful and sometimes it is not. They do not offer a paid/commercial API. I have researched other sources of the data, and the monthly subscription prices are ridiculous and not justifiable.

                        I recommend Uday’s Stock Watch gadget as his implementation works differently. The stock data is retrieved from your computer rather than the igHome servers. In addition, you can add data regarding your portfolio, view charts, news, etc. I have included a link to the gadget below.

                        http://www.ighome.com/directory.aspx?g=148024

                      • I can't find a multiple cities weather gadget that actually works.

                        Why doesn't someone good at this sort of stuff make a clone of the Igoogle weather gadget ?

                        84 votes
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                        • Stock Quotes Still Not Working!

                          This is noted completed as of 11/23 but is still not working and no comment from Mike Sutton since he noted it completed. Re-posting this as a new issue to see if there will be comment from Mike as he is obviously ignoring the issue. Tired of seeing the "Stock Quotes Under Maintenance" message and the inability to add your own ticker symbols (deleted the gadget and re-installed to see if that fixed but no change except my tickers are now gone and can't get rid of MSFT and AAPL).

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                            When Yahoo made changes to their Finance API, they also begin enforcing quotas by the hour and by the day. Due to the traffic from igHome, sometimes the API is successful and sometimes it is not. They do not offer a paid/commercial API. I have researched other sources of the data, and the monthly subscription prices are ridiculous and not justifiable.

                            I recommend Uday’s Stock Watch gadget as his implementation works differently. The stock data is retrieved from your computer rather than the igHome servers. In addition, you can add data regarding your portfolio, view charts, news, etc. I have included a link to the gadget below.

                            http://www.ighome.com/directory.aspx?g=148024

                          • Please fix the Stock Quotes gadget - "Unable to Read RSS Feed"

                            The My Portfolio section has been this way for a couple of days now.

                            25 votes
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                              When Yahoo made changes to their Finance API, they also begin enforcing quotas by the hour and by the day. Due to the traffic from igHome, sometimes the API is successful and sometimes it is not. They do not offer a paid/commercial API. I have researched other sources of the data, and the monthly subscription prices are ridiculous and not justifiable.

                              I recommend Uday’s Stock Watch gadget as his implementation works differently. The stock data is retrieved from your computer rather than the igHome servers. In addition, you can add data regarding your portfolio, view charts, news, etc. I have included a link to the gadget below.

                              http://www.ighome.com/directory.aspx?g=148024

                            • Update

                              I notice that some Gadgets do not update unless I reload iG. Stocks, news

                              3 votes
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                                You can now turn on auto-refresh on any RSS gadget by clicking the small “e” icon in the title bar. You must turn it on for each gadget individually. Please only do so on gadgets that have content that changes frequently.

                                You can also change the refresh rate or turn it off completely on the gmail gadget. Click the logout link under the gmail message list, then choose your refresh rate, and click Login again.

                                The stock quotes gadget refreshes every 5 minutes.

                              • Increase height limit from 1000

                                I use the bookmark gadget and I don't like using scroll bars within the gadget. With a 1000 maximum height limit it's not as flexible as iGoogle's bookmarks are.

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                                • 32 votes
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                                  • 9 votes
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                                      When Yahoo made changes to their Finance API, they also begin enforcing quotas by the hour and by the day. Due to the traffic from igHome, sometimes the API is successful and sometimes it is not. They do not offer a paid/commercial API. I have researched other sources of the data, and the monthly subscription prices are ridiculous and not justifiable.

                                      I recommend Uday’s Stock Watch gadget as his implementation works differently. The stock data is retrieved from your computer rather than the igHome servers. In addition, you can add data regarding your portfolio, view charts, news, etc. I have included a link to the gadget below.

                                      http://www.ighome.com/directory.aspx?g=148024

                                    • "Stock Quotes" gadget still shows "Unable to Read RSS Feed" Nov. 23, 2015

                                      Mike Sutton reported this problem fixed Nov. 23 but the feed still isn't there.

                                      41 votes
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                                        When Yahoo made changes to their Finance API, they also begin enforcing quotas by the hour and by the day. Due to the traffic from igHome, sometimes the API is successful and sometimes it is not. They do not offer a paid/commercial API. I have researched other sources of the data, and the monthly subscription prices are ridiculous and not justifiable.

                                        I recommend Uday’s Stock Watch gadget as his implementation works differently. The stock data is retrieved from your computer rather than the igHome servers. In addition, you can add data regarding your portfolio, view charts, news, etc. I have included a link to the gadget below.

                                        http://www.ighome.com/directory.aspx?g=148024

                                      • fix autocomplete suggestions

                                        As I'm typing autocomplete jumps in and it changes what i've already typed in the search area. Firefox 25 on win 7.

                                        152 votes
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                                          For those that are have reported being unable to find the link, click the URL or perform a search from igHome. Then, on the search page, the link to turn off auto-suggestions is in the header on the right side, just below the gear icon.

                                          If you don’t see it, refresh the page to make sure you’re browser is not displaying a cached version of the page.

                                          If you still don’t see it, submit a help ticket. Please don’t respond to this thread as I can’t respond directly to you.

                                          http://www.ighome.com/search.aspx

                                        • Add a way to delete a tab. I added one and want to get rid of it but can't figure out how to do it.

                                          Add a way to delete a tab. I added one and want to get rid of it but can't figure out how to do it.

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