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  1. Thats exactly the kind of thing I was looking for! If im ever anywhere near Munich i'll buy you as many beers as you can drink
  2. Hi all, This is probably a stupid question but is there anyway to select from the database all the images as Pageimage objects? The idea being so that I could have just a 1 level deep array of Pageimage objects so that I can loop through and run the removeVariations() method on them? My original idea was something along the lines of: $query = $this->database->prepare('SELECT name FROM FIELDS WHERE TYPE = "FieldtypeImage"'); $query->execute(); $results = $query->fetchAll(); foreach ($results as $row) { $query = $this->database->prepare('SELECT * FROM FIELD_'.$row[0]); $query->execute(); $images = $query->fetchAll(); foreach($images as $image){ // my thinking was at this point if said results where Pageimage objects or // could be turned into one I could then run the removeVariations() method on them ie. // $image->removeVariations() } } I tried working with the above results within my module code but I could never get them into the correct context to run the method in question. The above implentation obviously doesn't work but is the idea sound? Could it ever work in this fashion or do you only have access to Pageimage::removeVariations() in the context of starting with a page selection ie. $page->image->removeVariations(); The reason I ask is that I have a solution using the built in selectors which partially works. However it comes up short when attempting to remove the image variations for image fields within repeaters, theres also the issue of images fields within nested repeaters. Any ideas are much appreciated.
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    So if im understanding that correctly then its doesn't create them anew like $page->image->width() would, rather it attempts to recreate them using what already exists? That definitely would explain the results I was seeing, as it did work if some variations existed already but not if it was just the originals.
  4. Hi all, Just wondering if someone with a bit more PW knowledge than me could give a run down of what this method actually does and how its achieved. I get that it rebuilds image variations but based on what settings? If I wanted to rebuild all the websites image variations but at say a reduced image quality can this be set somewhere globally that this method would take into account? For some context I have built a fairly simple module to delete all the image variations connected to any FieldtypeImage which is being used on the website, for the most part this works quite well. As I was quite happy with how that turned out I figured I would give the module another option to rebuild the images also. So there would be a 'Remove' and 'Rebuild' button on the modules config page. The idea being that I could use this tool to delete all the image variations, update some global settings then regenerate them all but currently it doesn't appear to do that. I assume this is either because my codes borked or im misunderstanding something fundamental about how rebuildVariations() works.
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    Thanks for the replies folks. Given the above response does the following hypothetical setup sound reasonable. Primary DB with mirrors hosted on Azure Rsync contents of Assets/Files folder between primary server and mirrors Enable database driven sessions, that way we don't need to copy Assets/Sessions between the servers Obviously thats very vague in the details but as a general proposal is there anything glaring wrong with this approach?
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    Hi all, I have been asked by a client whether we can setup load balancing for their existing Processwire site. From my investigations on Google and within these forums, it definitely seems possible but as a newbie with a basic understanding of the subject im a bit lost. Does anyone know of any existing tutorials for settings up load balancing with PW? What items would need to be changed on their current stand alone install, is there a list of best practices worth consulting etc? As I understand it we would need to have some sort of copying mechanism (rsync script most likely) in order to make sure any uploaded assets are shared between the main server and the fallback ones, other than that im not sure what else would need to be ammended. Any thoughts/help would be greatly appreciated.
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    Good to know im not going mad and its supposed to work that way. Both seem like good solutions, will try both and see which works best for my project. Many thanks!
  8. Hi all, This is more of a general question than a problem per say. Anyway I have been using the AssistedURL module for call to action links among other things, on the whole its a great module so shout out to the developers. That said I just noticed that if you update a linked PW page's name/url any link field on other pages using AssistedURL don't update automatically. If this is a limitation then thats fine just thought I would ask incase there is a setting either at module or sitewide level that I am missing that enables this to happen.
  9. Not an explanation as to what caused the issue, however this workaround got me back up an running. I deleted the language page record from pages table of the DB, this allowed me to create a new language while still keeping the same name. I then receated the the language from within the backend and readded in the alternative language content to the fields in the effected pages. So to summarise I have it working again but still have no idea what caused the intial problem
  10. Hi all, Thought I had the language translation working but now when I attempt to access the language through the backend (Setup > Languages > My Language) it throws an error: Recoverable Fatal Error: Argument 3 passed to ProcessWire\LanguageTranslator::textdomainTemplate() must be of the type array, null given Can anybody shed any light on what would cause this error when trying to access my language through the settings in the backend, or attempting to view it on the frontend with its language specific URL. The only thing I have changed recently was moving the DB to a different location however the one exported was the one that I previoulsy had my custom language working on it previoulsy. Any ideas, im at a bit of a lose as to what would have caused this when it was working previously.
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    Thanks for the replies, its much appreciated. From reading your responses I think I have a handle on it now. Will report back once I no doubt prove that above statement wrong though
  12. Hi all, This is my first foray into a multi lingual PW site, what i'm unsre about is whether the frontend output is translated automatically or do I have to provide the content in another language also? As it stands I have installed the following modules: And have created and uploaded the Chinese language pack. At this point I can successfully change my profile and the backend successfully displays in Chinese. However I am confused about how I now get that translation to work on the frontend? I have setup the alternative url for the page I wish to view in Chinese So as a basic test I tried adding the following into the template used for the page above. However both urls still display the message in English? I take it I have missed something, do I then need to enter the frontend output in Chinese in another field within the backend to enable Chinese url to output the content? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
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    Hi all, I see that @wumbo mentioned that the 'Link Attributes' where specifically removed from the modal which pops up. However is it possible to enable the 'Link Attributes' tab for this field type, seems like it would be very useful for my current project.
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    Hi all, Just a quick question, when using the multisite module is there anything different that needs to be done in order to setup HTTPS for each of the domains its serving? Would a single SSL certificate for the main domain be enough to cover the others aswell or would you need multiple ceritficates one for each domain the mutlisite setup uses?
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    Thanks everybody, much appreciated.