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  1. Change Default Language to be None-English | Walk Trough When you start a new (single) language site and the default language shouldn't be English, you can change it this way: Go to the modules core section: Select the Language ones by the filter function: We have four language related modules here, but for a single language site in none english, we only need the base module, named "Languages Support". So go on and install it. After that, you can leave it, ... ... and switch to the newly created Language secti
  2. In this tutorial I will cover how to use clsource's REST Helper classes to create a RESTful API endpoint within a PW-powered site and how to connect to it from the outside world with a REST client. This is a quite lengthy tutorial. If you follow all along and make it through to the end, you should get both, a working REST API with ProcessWire and hopefully some more basic understanding how these APIs work. As always with PW, there are many ways you could do this. My way of implementing it and the code examples are loosely based on a real world project that I am working on. Also, this is the
  3. I've seen a couple of questions regarding namespaces and autoloading floating around the forum recently, so I decided to write a little tutorial. In general, I often see people getting confused when they try to wrap their head around namespaces, autoloading, Composer and the mapping of namespaces to directory structures all at once. In fact, those are very much independent, distinct concepts, and it is much easier to explain and understand them separately. So this guide is structured as follows: How namespaces work in PHP. How autoloading works in PHP. Conventions for mapping
  4. Most of us know and use site/config-dev.php file. If present, it is used instead of site/config.php, so it is easy to set database connection and debug mode for local development, not touching the production config. It is also very useful when working with git. You can simply ignore it in the .gitignore file, so local settings won’t end up in the repo. But sometimes you need to add code to site/ready.php or site/init.php just for the dev environment. For example, to add ryan’s super cool on demand images mirrorer. I can’t live without it when working with big sites, which have more assets
  5. 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
  6. Hello, I'd like to participate to a documentation about the page flow in PW. I am still a beginner and still have difficulties to see the big picture but I could help to the writing. What is the flow when a page is displayed or created ? It would be fine to draw a scheme with every stage in which one can add hooks. Something to describe the flow in time. May be it exists. page | fields | template What do you think ?
  7. Simple example for loading template specific CSS file. This example asumes that you have your CSS file in a directory relative to template root. Like: templates/css/my_template_specific.css Also i use in the template a simple text field to hold the name of the CSS file i want to load. I call this field 'css_file' Use what you feel comfortable with. So in your header section of the DOM notice the "page specific CSS" part? Thats were the magic happens. What happens is that we check to see if the file exists in the CSS dir relative to template root. And if it does w
  8. Hello, I am completely new at PW, (and Php) coming from another CMS. I decided to try to understand the beast, before crafting anything. So, I started from the beginning: the simple web site tutorial. I am trying to output the Home page with Head and footer included in. Here is my Home page code: include("./includes/head.inc.php"); echo "<h1>{$page->title}</h1>"; include("./includes/scripts.inc.php"); include("./includes/foot.inc.php"); Here is my Head.inc.php code: <?php require_once("./includes/functions.inc.php"); ?> <!doctype html> <html&g
  9. HELLO ALL! Context: I use serverpilot to setup and administrate my server patches for my hosted sites. As with many other serving companies, they write tutorials to setup software on their service. I asked them to provide a PW installation instruction and they have obliged however hitting on the following issue on installation with their default linux user: Issue: Basically at the end of the installation there is a warning to secure your config file which could have been done already by the system, I believe they're saying. Is there anything we can do with this, or sho
  10. Hi guys so currently am writing a detailed tutorial about creating Modules, I have never created a module because i don't know all the classes and interfaces required, so this is like a detailed research for me, this is how i learn things by writing articles. However I might make some mistakes so i decided to make it on Google Docs to get comments and feedback, before posting on my website and Processwire tutorial site, this is going to be one heck of a detailed tutorial. Here is the link I will be updating it https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VA_WK-5qbnq3Ux_EOW3p92IcjbAcVZJ0aewIi
  11. Hello, In this tutorial I show how to use the wirePopulateStringTags function in order to improve translatable strings. https://medium.com/@clsource/better-translatable-strings-in-processwire-621e9e6b18ee#.tv2u23j4i Basically it will improve how the strings are shown in the translation administration. echo wirePopulateStringTags( __('There are {count} {items} in the {place}'), ['items' => 'apples', 'count' => 32, 'place' => 'basket'] ); Will render There are 32 apples in the basket And the Translator will see There are {count} {items} in the {pla
  12. Hi! I've been making my first modules and I've created three so far to help me learn. I would love so feedback or pull requests for improvements as I hope to write a tutorial about my work soon. In particular the third modules isn't very finished. git: https://github.com/benbyford/PW-starter-modules/ HelloUserYouSaved - adds message {your user name, page saved} in admin when a page is saved. This module shows how to implement a basic module, get and use variables, create a message in the admin RedirectAdminPages - redirect
  13. Hi there, my problem is to understand how i can create my own fieldtype. I look into the Events Fieldtype Topic but i don't find any tutorial like creating Processwire Modules. A look into the code dose not help me. The field i want to create stores multiple informations like a address field. "IP, Connection, Hardware, Firmware, Lat, Long" For this i need a FieldtypeNode.module and ImputfieldNode.module right? But what do i need insight this two modules? Where to set the database schema? Much things are so easy in ProcessWire but this let me stuck.
  14. This is a very simple way to display some instructions to the admin users. Before starting, you need to write some docs; they can be a hidden branch of your page tree, using basic-page, or a different template of your choosing. You should make each subject it's own page under the docs so you can output each one under an accordion trigger. Required Module: Admin Custom Pages 1.) Follow all instructions to install the module; Also add the ACP_scripts_and_styles field to the admin template. 2.) Make a new page under admin, called Docs or whatever; assign the process as described in the mod
  15. Hello I'm totaly new to PW and for now I find it very understanding, all but navigations. I tried to find some videos or tutorials explaining about this but noting helpfull comes up. I read i most of the tutorials on the forum that I could find but stil cant find the right answer. I'm making my first template and need your help on how do I create a menu like this in WP. I'm not a coder ... but understand a little. <ul class="nav navbar-nav"> <li class="dropdown"> <a href="#" class="dropdown-toggle" data-toggle="dropdown">Home <i class="fa fa-angle-down
  16. Hi, I'm doing the "But what if I don't know how to code?" tutorial. I'm at the section labeled: Just one image mate. I can't get the image to display. It's showing the small broken image icon instead of my image. Thanks, Thuy
  17. Hi, for german native speaker i found this: http://lukasepple.de/blog/2012/08/grundlagen-processwire/#x - Thanks Lukas
  18. You've been using MODX but now you've found ProcessWire. It’s totally amazed you and you can’t wait to get started. But…you are wondering where everything is. If this is you, read on… This guide is primarily aimed at those who are coming in from MODX and wish to know how to accomplish “MODX things” the “ProcessWire (PW) way”. This is not meant to be a full blown PW tutorial. It will focus on some key MODX concepts/tasks and how to accomplish those in PW. It will cover, whenever possible, both versions of MODX - Evolution and Revolution. The guide assumes that you’ve at least logged into a PW
  19. Here is a quickie! If you use repeaters for sections on a page (good use for repeaters that) then you may want to use anchors to help navigation. The most obvious thing to use is the "name" of the repeater, because repeaters are actually pages and the name field has no spaces. Ah! But there is a problem with repeaters! They are stored as pages under admin, in your page tree, and if you go and look at one you will see that its "name" looks something like: 1401972317-1689-1 Which is less than useful. The next thing to use is the "title" field, but that has spaces, uppercase and the r
  20. IMPORTANT - DO NOT USE THIS FOR A PRODUCTION SERVER This is not strictly a ProcessWire tutorial, except it really is very useful for developing ProcessWire websites. I have just rebuilt my little dev server and it was a right pain - basically, I made the mistake of following a couple of bits of really bad advice. I eventually nailed down the right thing to do in the right order from about three different sources and have decided to write it up. This tutorial will take you through installing a pristine, new version of Ubuntu on an old PC, setting it up to work on your local network (thi
  21. I am a complete noob in PW and have zero knowledge on how to use bootstrap. Just installed a fresh installation of PW with pwbootstrap3 site profile. GF's dad ask me to make a website on their new company. Pretty basic business website. Tried Wordpress and can't figure out how to make my own themes as GF's dad told me a specific design layout of the front end which is freakin hard to do in WP for a noob like me. Using a theme with bit of css modification in WP makes me feel highly unsatisfied still with the results. Had to finish the site for atleast in 2 months time. Where can I fin
  22. Hi all, I've finally managed to set up my website where I intend to post ProcessWire tutorials. The site (lessons) is very much WIP. I have tried to make the site as responsive as possible. I have only tested in Chrome and FF. I'd rather write more lessons than test in IE to be honest so I won't pursue that... I will try to post regularly but can't make any promises as to the frequency . I intend to randomly post some pre-planned lessons. I will update this forum post everytime I post something new. If you have questions, pointers, etc about any lesson, or a request for a specific lesson,
  23. Hey guys, I am completely new to Processwire and I would like to know how to get started. I am completely overwhelmed with this concept. I am looking to develop websites using Processwire. Please do let me know of any help!
  24. Hello to all Processwire people, i'm from Spain, migrating from drupal to PW, looking for something less PHP memory heavy (yes, still there are servers with less than 32MB of PHP memory). And for now, quite happy with it, flexible, fast, friendly and fun. But one thing a did not found easily was a starting guide or something like that (till now, just discovered wiki.processwire.com), so my question is, ¿why there is no link to it in any of the main pages? and for a basic website tutorial? The videos are nice but they mostly show a couple of functions and characteristics. By no means i'm t
  25. Hi, I am just getting started with Processwire. I'm a keen newbie - I've gone through the great tutorials by Ryan and Joss but feel like I could do with a few more to get up and running. I know good tutorials take a lot of time and effort to create, so I was thinking if it would be possible to fund a pro to make a video? I'm not talking http://drupalize.me Maybe 2-4 hour long video just to get new users working with the interface and api. Funding could go something like this: http://kck.st/WLZpDG
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