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ErikMH

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    The works of J.R.R. Tolkien, classical music, espresso, cartography, linguistics, keyboards (for typing), Macintosh (the Apple computer), cider-making (with lower-case apples), &c.

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  1. @elabx and @netcarver, thank you both so much for your detailed and well-reasoned responses. These were just what I was hoping for! As I said at the outset, I do appreciate PW’s flexibility — but it does mean there’s a lot to process mentally before really getting going on one’s first project. Of the four strategies you mentioned (a repeater, a table, child pages, and a repeater matrix), I think I’d have to agree with Netcarver that a table or a repeater matrix sound like the best match for my needs. Child pages (though a fascinating approach that I hadn’t thought of) won’t work because I
  2. ProcessWire is unopinionated. I get that. It’s a good thing. And yet, this lack of proscription can be bewildering to newbies like me who struggle to figure out how best to accomplish something — even a simple something. Case in point: I’ve created an “organizations” template, and have added a couple of obvious fields to it (sortTitle (fieldText), address (fieldStreetAddress), etc.). Now I realize that I have a bunch of similar-but-distinct bits of information that I’d like to store for each organization — basically, various competing “unique identifiers” such as PURLs, DOI
  3. Thank you so much for your quick response, @Mike Rockett! Long-time developer here, but very very new to ProcessWire. I’d suspected I was calling the module in the wrong way — and clearly I was right! So, thank you for adding the new method, but in fact I’ll look into configuring the field to use it as a formatter; I’ll bet that’ll be more efficient in terms of caching (and using a reference!) than what I was trying to do! I’m loving ProcessWire, but there’s a lot to learn....
  4. @Mike Rockett (& others), I think I must be missing something obvious here. Using the standard modules installer, I’ve installed Typographer 1.0.0 into my PW 3.0.179 installation (PHP 7.4.19), and configured many of its options. Two examples: smart quotes and smart ordinals. Following the example of TextformatterMarkdownExtra (which I have working), I “get” the module: $typ = $modules->get('TextformatterTypographer'); I then want Typographer to process the contents of a field “vsDetails” (in $item): $details = $item->vsDetails; $typ->format($details); echo "<p c
  5. As things stand, is it possible to get the same sort of functionality for auto-compiling .less files for front-end CSS — like, put the .less files into the right place and add a line to config.php? If not, I see hints of how I might begin to script that sort of thing in @ryan’s post, but I’m sure I wouldn’t be able to figure out the fancy timestamp checking, &c. (Old-school applications programmer/systems analyst here, but still pretty new at PHP, Unix, &c.) I’m game to experiment, if someone could point me in the right direction. Thanks!
  6. I’m a nearly brand-new ProcessWire user, and I’ve got to say I’m really impressed — not just with this functionality, but with how easy @ryan and @bernhard have made everything. I installed the new version of PW on my cloud server, installed the Less module, updated config.php and put a few Less statements into admin.less — and had it all working perfectly within about 15 minutes. Nicely done!
  7. Ooh, thank you for this pointer, @wbmnfktr. I’ve done just what you suggested!
  8. Excellent, @elabx — thank you again. It turns out it was the fingerprinting (not the sessionChallenge) — and I’m guessing it’s because I’m using Cloudflare’s 1.1.1.1 WARP for my local connection. I’ve removed the sessionChallenge override, and moved the sessionFingerprint line down in site/config.php to the spot that would correspond to where it is in wire/config.php. Everything’s still working, so I’m happy and I’ve learned something. Thanks! Onwards, through the fog!
  9. Those were not in the file to un-comment, so I added them. Not knowing where to put them, I put them at the very top of the file. And — bingo! — I can log in! Yea! Thank you! Now.... Can you tell me what I’ve done, why those lines weren’t already in the file, and where I should actually put them in the file? Not at all — that’s an excellent question. I did explicity set it that way — but you’re right: I should’ve explicitly mentioned it here. Thanks for thinking of it!
  10. I’m new to Processwire. I’ve installed the current release version at my very-long-time (25 years) host, pair Networks. MySQL db is created. Installation process completed with no errors. I’m now trying to log in. Rather than taking the default `/admin` suggestion, I chose `/xyzzy`. When I go to `example.com/xyzzy`, PW displays a login screen, as expected. I enter the username (`xyzzy`) and password that I assigned (and copied and stored in 1Password) in the installation process (five words separated by hyphens). So far, so good. I would expect then to be taken to the admin pages. Or
  11. It took me a while to find this; I thought I’d link to it in case others wanted to see it:
  12. wbmnfktr is right that there is a Bitnami folder. By default on macOS, you’ll find it hidden at ~/.bitnami — though I can’t tell you about other systems. However, you won’t find your standard ProcessWire folder there. Instead, you’ll need to do the following: 1. In the Bitnami ProcessWire app, go to the Volumes tab and tell “/opt/bitnami/” volume to mount (see attached screenshot). 2. You should now find an NFS volume mounted in your OS (by default named with your Bitnami ProcessWire’s server address). There’s useful information in the /bitnami/README.txt file on that volume. 3.
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