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Hello all 🙂
First I would like to say PW is a wonderful CMS and a very helpful and friendly community, which is rare these days.
I was doing web dev as a hobby while I cared for elderly parents but now it's time to move forward and get serious ( it's getting cold here so I'll be trapped indoors lol ). A while back I created a full featured built in forum system for Evolution CMS which I could rewrite for PW if there is enough interest, although it would have to be a paid module. At the moment I only have a working version on my local wamp, I can put it online next week and send anyone interested a link via PM.
What do ya'll think?
I removed the old screenshots as they are not relevant any more 🙂
UPDATE: I have published a stable version of this module!
I'm working on a tiny textformatter module that searches the text for titles of other pages on your site and creates hyperlinks to them. I'm not sure if something like this exists already, but I haven't found anything in the module directory, so I wrote my own solution 🙂
It's not properly tested yet and is still missing some functionality I would like to implement, so at the moment it should be considered in BETA. Features include limiting the pages that will get searched by template, and adding a custom CSS class to the generated hyperlinks. As I'm writing this I noticed that it will probably include unpublished and hidden pages at the moment, so yeah ... it's still in development alright 😅
You can download the module from Github:
There's some more information in the readme as well.
Anyway, let me know what you think! I'm happy about any feedback, possible improvements or ideas on how to improve the module. Cheers.
By Guy Incognito
Just wondering what software/approaches others take to the management of their code snippets.
Relatively new to PW and finding that its logical approach is making it far easier for me to reuse code in projects and encourages me to try and be more organised!
I've looked at few notes apps that piggyback of Gists - although I'm not sure if Gists is a good idea for private project work seeing as they're never totally private.
I have been following @bernhard's great tutorial on creating a Dashboard and everything has very easy to understand so far. However, I need to add a select field that a template is using (so users can create a new page from the dashboard), but I am really at a complete lost on how to achieve this. I have been googling, but can't really find anything on the matter.
$field = $this->modules->get('InputfieldSelect'); $field->name = "Select Manufacturer"; $field->findPagesSelector = "template=basic-page"; //not needed for select field $field->labelFieldName = "title"; $field->name = "Manufacturer Select"; $field->columnWidth = 34; $fieldset->add($field); I have the above code, which was originally an InputfieldPage, but since this is an options field, I have changed it. Has anyone actually gotten a select from a template (and its' values) in a module?
A while back I was trying to get Processwire working on the Homestead vagrant box - a really handy vagrant box made by Taylor Otwell (Laravel creator). One cool thing about homestead is it has its own config file where you can set 'path maps' which map a folder on your computer to the vagrant box, and then also set up hostnames. So for example you can set up 10 domains pointing to different locations on your machine, making it a nice all in one vagrant development box for your sites.
One thing it didn't do was support processwire. The way it works is it uses setup files for each site, and you can specify things like a site to use nginx, a site to use apache, etc.
So to get round this I wrote a custom setup script for it to get processwire working, and it works really well. I've put it up on github should anyone else find it handy, it's a pretty simple little script and is based on the Laravel one included in Homestead.
Hopefully it'll be useful to someone out there You can grab it here: https://github.com/rickmills/homestead-processwire