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  1. Wow, guys, really Wow! I asked for an idea and I got about 3 different well explained approaches. Let me test all one by one and see which one would be the winner, but there is definitely no doubt that the three would be quite useful to know. I can't thank you enough for the tips. I mean it!
  2. Thank you @AndZyk for the feedback. Will test it to see how that can fit the need.
  3. @dragan thank you for the info and the eventual write up (if time permits for sure). @Robin S I've been reading your information this afternoon and will test the implementation to see how it goes. I am sure there would be tons of approaches and I have no doubt that the easiest would be to use @kongondo's module but let's test everything and see for such a simple implementation which one would fit the purpose.
  4. Hey @elabx I did find this module from @kongondo and have no doubt that it would do the job perfectly. The reason not yet to purchase it is because I am just trying to weight every option and see which one fits the best. Quite honestly, I would love to purchase all the premium modules from the PW-guru-gang as this would be just a tiny payout for the flawless and completely free support we've all received throughout the years, but presently I am on a bit tight budget so that would have to wait. I am definitely purchasing the FormBuilder and Dynamic Select as I see them fit in almost every project...
  5. For sure one approach would be to have the first level categories as parents and then sub-categories as children, however some services might be offered for multiple parent-level pages, so it would cause a page repetition. Besides that, if a re-structuring is needed, it would be fun to move 30-40 pages from one parent to another. P.S. I found this topic and would see how would that go but still need the pro's opinion what is the best and easiest approach
  6. Hey gents, I am working on a tech services profile and I got a bit stuck on choosing the optimal approach to provide two drop-down selection fields where the options for the second would depend on the choice of the first. Here are some sample categories to get the idea better:- The needed functionality is to allow the admin to select from first drop-down a choice in between Windows, Linux, Mac, Networking and based on their choice to have the second list of options populated with the sub-choices for the specific top "category" ONLY. I know I could add two select fields and add the options there, however I am not sure/aware how to interlink those so the admin can't select for example category Networking and subcategory Router. I might have been overlooking the things as I've checked even the functionality of ProFields, however so far I was unable to find the elegant solution for two fields with values dependable on selection. Any ideas or suggestions how to approach this?
  7. Hey @justb3a I can tell you've done an interesting module and even though I did not test it yet, I could see it already fitting to my needs. Since I see that the module development is discontinued, does anyone know of existing issues for some basic user subscription? I am building a profile for a tech support company and the client would like to collect client's name, email and eventually phone number in order to broadcast occasionally some promotions, discounts, new services etc. Since the client is located in North America, it won't be that much of a problem if GDPR is not fully operational (as far as I understood from the earlier questions), however I would see how to make it work so that any European client does not fall through and complain of non-EU-GDPR-compliant website 😉 So any known issues I should be aware before I implement the module?
  8. Hello @ukyo I've been using your module for a project that I gradually develop and it was working great up until today when I upgraded to version 2.0 through the module upgrade checker and upgrader. After the upgrade while trying to return to the admin page, I got this error: Compile Error: Cannot declare class MarkupFontIconPicker, because the name is already in use (line 10 of ..\site\assets\cache\FileCompiler\site\modules\MarkupFontIconPicker\MarkupFontIconPicker.module) This error message was shown because: site is in debug mode. ($config->debug = true; => /site/config.php). Error has been logged. As soon as I disable the module, the admin is back to normal again. I've tried to re-install the module manually and it seems to be working but I did not test it yet extensively so will do and report back.
  9. Thanks @tpr for the static variable and "cache" approaches. I believe that after reading the @teppo detailed instructions about the different approaches, I would start using the <picture></picture> approach for new sites, however would give another try to the automatic webp conversions through .htaccess and code calls in the instructions. I have no doubt that in the next one or two versions, Apple would be having already the WEBP implemented which would simplify the things, however until then, it is good to know the best practices and most important, which way works best for us and users. Since my profile is fully completed but it is not yet live since I am adding the content now, it won't hurt me to try all the kindly suggested approaches and see for myself which one to keep. Btw, HAVE AN AMAZING AND PRODUCTIVE 2020 YEAR!
  10. Hello to all mighty people and Happy New decade start. Wish you all the greatest goodness, joy and happiness. Well, and a lot of great code as well 😉 I've implemented WEBP images to optimize my soon to be released profile and by a lucky coincidence I discovered on my Mac that no images are showing when using the Safari. I thought that Apple would have embraced the idea by now when several other browsers have already done that but it seemed like I was wrong. I tested the .htaccess approach, however I could not make it working under Safari, so I decided to add a little function to my _functions.php: //WEBP Image Support function webp_support($imgURL) { // Check if the browser headers contain image/webp support if(strpos($_SERVER['HTTP_ACCEPT'], 'image/webp')) { // If yes, use the webp image url return $imgURL->webp; } else { //Else, show the original image url return $imgURL; } } After that, in every image call I do the following: <?php $img = $page->images->first // Call for the image location $image = webp_support($img->size(100,100)) // Used to size an image and convert it to WEBP //Image call in the markup echo "<img src='{$image->url}' alt='{$image->description}' >"; That seems to be working fine and show the WEBP format on Chrome, Opera and Firefox under MacOS/Windows/Linux but show the original image version under Safari. I did not test with the Windows version of Safari since it is a long time not updated version and it won't make much sense to support the newer format anyway. My question for you is if there is a simpler approach than my current to show WEBP images to the supported browsers and fallback to original If not?
  11. Hey guys, I've been using the MenuBuilder for quite a few projects (thanks @kongondo for the great module and support!), however this time it is my first when I need to use a menu in the sidebar if some pages are added to it. It all works as soon as I add a few items to the menu, however there is one little issue I am having - not knowing how to show the block title ONLY if the menu contains some items added. I've been looking through the module functions etc. to figure it out, however for some reason I am always getting the items count as 1 even though I've added 9. <?php //Building the array of options. The ones that are not used can be removed //They are left here for the learning process only. $options = array( 'wrapper_list_type' => 'ul',// ul, ol, nav, div, etc. 'list_type' => 'li',// li, a, span, etc. 'menu_css_id' => '',// a CSS ID for the menu 'menu_css_class' => 'category-list',// a CSS Class for the menu 'current_class' => 'active', 'default_title' => 0,// 0=show saved titles;1=show actual/current titles 'include_children' => 4,// show 'natural' MB non-native descendant items as part of navigation 'm_max_level' => 1,// how deep to fetch 'include_children' 'current_class_level' => 1,// how high up the ancestral tree to apply 'current_class' ); // Render the menu by title $cat_menu = $menu->render(1108, $options); echo "This menu has: " . count($cat_menu); echo $cat_menu; ?> The big question here is, how can I add a check if my menu with a specific ID/title would contain some items or is just empty in order to show or not the block title etc.?
  12. Hello @SeriousUser depending on the website needs, it seems like a reasonable structure. Having said that I would allow myself to suggest those HTML containing fields to be replaced with one/a combination of other fields which would give you more flexibility during a theme building and most important - eliminates issues with the markup. To my experience, the markup is always better to be added to the templates which would then call for the field content. BTW, I like the diagram visualization. What have you used to construct it?
  13. Hey,@Robin S thank you very much for the quick and useful info. I was playing with some ifs to have a name in the sorting and then convert it to the actual sorting form, however the 'case' switch seems much cleaner and simpler than my code. I will run a test with it and see how it would come out, but I am sure it would be perfect.
  14. Hey @Robin S I've been playing this weekend with HannaCode + Dialogue and was wondering, would you know a way to provide a label for the attribute options? Presently I have the following list of attributes: Post_sorting_order Post_sorting_order__options=date|-date|title|-title|phits|-phits|recipe_comments.count|-recipe_comments.count Post_sorting_order__description=Negative sign means reverse order and I am trying to presend the options in a more human readable form (eg. "-date" to become "Date - asscending") etc. It is not much to leave it as it is, however presently to sort by comments count I am using the fieldname.count instead of something like: Comments count (ascending/descending). I've tried to modify the module to have a value of the options like: Post_sorting_order__options=date*Date(Ascending)|-date*Date(Descending) etc. but so far I was not able to modify the code to make it work..
  15. MilenKo

    Hanna Code

    Nevermind, looking at the code, I found the answer - every time I called the hanna code, the tabs were having identical names, so this was causing the issue. To fix it I've added a simple random string to the tab names and it is all working fine now. $permitted_chars = '0123456789abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ'; $rand = substr(str_shuffle($permitted_chars), 0, 10); $tab_name = "Tab" . $count . "-" . $rand; This gives me an alphanumeric string of 10 chars length which aims to avoid a chance of duplicating again the tab names. I know it might be an overkil, but just don't want to take the risk of generating random number and have them matching 😉 As of now, the tab ID is something like: #Tab1-wrf7te0Y2x
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