Jonathan Lahijani

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  1. Depending on how much you want to change, you can always do CSS overrides. Put this line in /site/templates/admin.php, above the line that brings in controller.php: $config->styles->append($config->urls->templates."admin.css"); Make a file in templates called "admin.css". Now let's say you want to change the navbar color: #pw-masthead { background: #666 !important; }
  2. Patreon is an even bigger offender: How dare they! But they have a new logo now: Ryan must have filed a major lawsuit.
  3. Nice writeup. You could use Page Image Manipulator to convert PNG to JPGs by the way:
  4. This is no different from using a CMS like WordPress or Drupal given their architecture. I'd recommend looking at the approach of More specifically reading their Twelve-Factor WordPress App series and adapting it accordingly with your preferred set of tools: #6 addresses file uploads: Relevant module: Hope this helps!
  5. I went "crazy" quite a few times over all frontend churn as well, FOMO, etc. At the end of the day, use the best tool for the job. Right now, practically all of my needs are met with the following stack: ProcessWire UIkit3 (it's so good; but, but the horror of using UIkits classes in your HTML!) Some PW premium modules: ListerPro ProCache (it's become my build process tool; you can build UIkit3 with it perfectly fine; I'm dumping Node, Webpack, and whatever the "latest" way to do things is) FormBuilder Pulling in whatever packages I need via composer VueJS if needed (loading it via CDN, oh my god the horror!) Digital Ocean for hosting (manually configuring their Ubuntu LAMP 16.04 droplet... takes only a few minutes) If your clients want to use some crappy shared host, switch them to DigitalOcean; it's practically the same price. I develop all my sites on Windows (but technically it's Linux thanks to WSL). No VMs, no Docker (again, the horror of what happens if my server ends up being PHP v7.0.23 and my local machine is 7.0.22!). Simple and reliable 99.99999999999999% of the time. I deploy with a simple shell script (horror! not using Capistrano, Ansible, whatever the latest tool is). Sure, your site won't be able to handle all of earth's traffic if everyone were to visit your site at the same moment, but it'll be fine for 85.7% of the sites you most likely take on. I've built very complex sites with just those tools and I move extremely rapidly while keeping the site client-maintainable! Even if you became Mr. Expert on the latest frontend tools, it's going to change significantly by this time next year and the year after that. Perhaps sit on the sidelines for a bit. End rant.
  6. There's a commercial module for that:
  7. My approach for reliably sending out system-based/transactional emails is to signup for It's free if you're sending out less than 10,000 emails per month. It will require you to put a credit card on file. I then use the Swift Mailer module to customize the SMTP settings and such: Make sure to setup the TXT records as well that Mailgun recommends. For example, if your site uses G-Suite for regular email and Mailgun for transactional emails, then this is what you'd need (refer to what Mailgun tells you upon signup; replace the IP with your server IP address, or adjust accordingly): v=spf1 ip4:123.456.789.123 ~all v=spf1 ~all I've found this method to be extremely reliable, quick, painless and I like that the account is not tied to what might be a site's overall email system like G-Suite. It keeps things separate to prevent situations like this. (definitely read that link)
  8. Building on what PWaddict said, you could optimize the code just a little bit more, like this: <?php foreach ($p->moments->find('yearofmoment=1969,sort=month') as $moments): ?> You can then remove the conditional you have: <?php if ($moments->yearofmoment == 1969): ?> ... <?php endif; ?>
  9. For fun, you could also create a wp-login.php file in your PW root directory so that hackbots get confused (or redirected away, or just show a blank page). Here's an example of some random website that implements this technique: If you've ever looked at a website's access log files, you'll see that that URL is hit all the time. Easy way to prevent a bunch of 404s.
  10. Add this to the array: 'currentLinkMarkup' => "<a class='page-link' href='{url}'>{out}</a>",
  11. Yea, it's going to create a lot of database tables. I don't see how any Profields would help in this scenario either. I suppose a custom field would be optimal, although I've never had to create one in my 4+ years with PW. But optimal might be a relative word... 100 questions might still be manageable? Also, one thing to be careful about is if you remove a question (as in remove the field from the template), it will delete any saved data associated with it, which you may need to keep. Maybe hiding it (but still keeping it assigned to the template) would be an alternative approach to preserve data.
  12. The sort box will go back to the default/first option, unless you program some basic logic to make it selected. Something like this should work: <?php $sort = $input->get->string('sort'); // sanitize url variable shorthand ?> <select name="sort"> <option value=""></option> <option value="title" <?php if($sort=="title"): ?>selected<?php endif; ?>>Title (Asc)</option> <option value="-title" <?php if($sort=="-title"): ?>selected<?php endif; ?>>Title (Desc)</option> <option value="price" <?php if($sort=="price"): ?>selected<?php endif; ?>>Price (Asc)</option> <option value="-price" <?php if($sort=="-price"): ?>selected<?php endif; ?>>Price (Desc)</option> </select>
  13. Are they filling out this form on the frontend of your site or through some sort of protected backend? If frontend, are you building the form using FormBuilder, the PW Form API, or custom? How many questions are there? If it's like 10-50, that means another 10-50 extra fields for the "Comments" fields related to the question field as you stated. Why not just make those individual fields in ProcessWire (assuming I understand your question correctly)?
  14. Try doubling the values above? How long does it take to upload 400mb on your server?
  15. When you changed the settings in php.ini, did they in fact apply? You might want to double check by outputting phpinfo().