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Short version of question
Let's say I have a page in the admin that contains a field... Is it possible to output the content from that field on another page in the admin? Almost like a reference.
Longer version of question (with example)
A house builder with multiple (60+) developments. They want to be able to create notices/messages that can be added to one or many developments. Handy for things like regional covid lockdowns or temporary office closures due to bad weather.
My approach for the admin editing options:
Add each message to each development
Pros: You edit the message on the development page in context
Cons: Very time consuming and repetitive if the same message needs to be applied to 60+ developments
Control all the messages from one admin page and say which development each message should be applied to
Pros: Easier to add/remove messages to more than one development at a time. Control all messages from one place.
Cons: Content is not added on development page, which is where typical admin users may expect to find it I went for option 2 due to flexibility, and created a page within the admin for global development notices. This contains a repeater with:
Field for message to display Checkbox list of all developments. The user can select which ones to apply each message to It's working really well but the only thing is that if the user goes to a specific development in the admin, the relevant messages aren't displayed in context (as they aren't edited on that page and instead on the global development notices page)... which may cause confusion when a new staff member / content admin tries to edit the text but there is no field when they go to the development admin page where they expect to see it...
I don't require the message(s) to also be editable on the development page, but I wondered if there was a nice way to show it/them somehow. I feel like I am missing something really simple as I'm sure ProcessWire will have a nice way of achieving this, or maybe there are field settings that allow this kind of thing to happen?
Any ideas on approaches or similar experiences would be much appreciated, even if it is just a much simpler example with the content from one field being shown on another admin page to get the ball rolling.
Thanks in advance for any advice :)
I'm probably missing something simple, but I'm just setting up my first site so I guess that's bound to happen.
I've installed the LoginRegistration module and at first I was thinking that the confirmation emails weren't being sent. However I now see that new user confirmation emails are taking 20+ minutes to arrive. Is there a way to speed this up?
Also the email is coming from processwire@mydomain - I couldn't found a place to change this.
Any advice or help would be great!
We're currently working on a few sites that have some users with very limited access; most importantly, some users can only edit their own profile and nothing else in the backend. We're using AdminThemeUiKit, so the CMS navbar only contains the site logo and the username for those users. The problem is that the crucial "View site" link that gets you back to the frontend is hidden in the dropdown behind the username. This isn't immediately obvious (and TBH it does feel out of place there, even when you know it's there).
I'm looking for ways to make the "back to site" link more visible – and I also think this is worth a discussion for AdminThemeUiKit in general. Here's what I have considered:
I would like to set an admin template to 'https only' as recommended in the Processwire security docs.
However if I do this it forces this setting locally too, resulting in https://localhost requests which result in an error page.
Is there a simple way round this? Setting https for templates in the config?
just 7 months ago, I was "just" a designer and a rather semi-developer, still struggling with WordPress sites and more often than not delegating that work to pros. ProcessWire really helped me realising that it's not that hard after all (well it's still hard but it's doable) and you learn a lot just by doing it which has to be true for all developers anyway. So I started coding myself, I might also have to thank the 2020 pandemic to help me focus a bit more than usual, I created a bunch of websites using PW already – one of which I can't wait to put on showcases but it's still not live yet. That is one big personal milestone for me. The next milestone would be to give something back, and so I'd like to take on contributing some code I wrote, namely a event calendar for anyone to use. It's my first attempt doing this so please don't eat me alive. It's not a PW module yet (that's the plan however) just a git but I'm positive it will be useful once it works – well it works but it still needs more work – because if I had found a module that came close I wouldn't have started coding it myself :D
With that, I will appreciate all input, be it how to improve the .js (probably especially), or the templates, or guidance how to proceed turning this into a PW-module, and of course, in that last process, no pun intended, suggestions to make it more versatile for different needs.