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Hi everyone,

Here's a new module that I have been meaning to build for a long time.

http://modules.processwire.com/modules/process-admin-actions/

https://github.com/adrianbj/ProcessAdminActions

 

What does it do?

Do you have a bunch of admin snippets laying around, or do you recreate from them from scratch every time you need them, or do you try to find where you saw them in the forums, or on the ProcessWire Recipes site?

Admin Actions lets you quickly create actions in the admin that you can use over and over and even make available to your site editors (permissions for each action are assigned to roles separately so you have full control over who has access to which actions).

 

Included Actions

It comes bundled with a several actions and I will be adding more over time (and hopefully I'll get some PRs from you guys too). You can browse and sort and if you have @tpr's Admin on Steroid's datatables filter feature, you can even filter based on the content of all columns. 

Screen Shot 2016-11-29 at 11.30.44 AM.png

The headliner action included with the module is: PageTable To RepeaterMatrix which fully converts an existing (and populated) PageTable field to either a Repeater or RepeaterMatrix field. This is a huge timesaver if you have an existing site that makes heavy use of PageTable fields and you would like to give the clients the improved interface of RepeaterMatrix.

Copy Content To Other Field
This action copies the content from one field to another field on all pages that use the selected template.

Copy Field Content To Other Page
Copies the content from a field on one page to the same field on another page.

Copy Repeater Items To Other Page
Add the items from a Repeater field on one page to the same field on another page.

Copy Table Field Rows To Other Page
Add the rows from a Table field on one page to the same field on another page.

Create Users Batcher
Allows you to batch create users. This module requires the Email New User module and it should be configured to generate a password automatically.

Delete Unused Fields
Deletes fields that are not used by any templates.

Delete Unused Templates
Deletes templates that are not used by any pages.

Email Batcher
Lets you email multiple addresses at once.

Field Set Or Search And Replace
Set field values, or search and replace text in field values from a filtered selection of pages and fields.

FTP Files to Page
Add files/images from a folder to a selected page.

Page Active Languages Batcher
Lets you enable or disable active status of multiple languages on multiple pages at once.

Page Manipulator
Uses an InputfieldSelector to query pages and then allows batch actions on the matched pages.

Page Table To Repeater Matrix
Fully converts an existing (and populated) PageTable field to either a Repeater or RepeaterMatrix field.

Template Fields Batcher
Lets you add or remove multiple fields from multiple templates at once.

Template Roles Batcher
Lets you add or remove access permissions, for multiple roles and multiple templates at once.

User Roles Permissions Batcher
Lets you add or remove permissions for multiple roles, or roles for multiple users at once.

 

Creating a New Action

If you create a new action that you think others would find useful, please add it to the actions subfolder of this module and submit a PR. If you think it is only useful for you, place it in /site/templates/AdminActions/ so that it doesn't get lost on module updates.

A new action file can be as simple as this:

class UnpublishAboutPage extends ProcessAdminActions {

    protected function executeAction() {
        $p = $this->pages->get('/about/');
        $p->addStatus(Page::statusUnpublished);
        $p->save();
        return true;
    }

}

Each action:

  • class must extend "ProcessAdminActions" and the filename must match the class name and end in ".action.php" like: UnpublishAboutPage.action.php
  • the action method must be: executeAction()

As you can see there are only a few lines needed to wrap the actual API call, so it's really worth the small extra effort to make an action.

Obviously that example action is not very useful. Here is another more useful one that is included with the module. It includes $description, $notes, and $author variables which are used in the module table selector interface. It also makes use of the defineOptions() method which builds the input fields used to gather the required options before running the action.

class DeleteUnusedFields extends ProcessAdminActions {

    protected $description = 'Deletes fields that are not used by any templates.';
    protected $notes = 'Shows a list of unused fields with checkboxes to select those to delete.';
    protected $author = 'Adrian Jones';
    protected $authorLinks = array(
        'pwforum' => '985-adrian',
        'pwdirectory' => 'adrian-jones',
        'github' => 'adrianbj',
    );

    protected function defineOptions() {

        $fieldOptions = array();
        foreach($this->fields as $field) {
            if ($field->flags & Field::flagSystem || $field->flags & Field::flagPermanent) continue;
            if(count($field->getFieldgroups()) === 0) $fieldOptions[$field->id] = $field->label ? $field->label . ' (' . $field->name . ')' : $field->name;
        }

        return array(
            array(
                'name' => 'fields',
                'label' => 'Fields',
                'description' => 'Select the fields you want to delete',
                'notes' => 'Note that all fields listed are not used by any templates and should therefore be safe to delete',
                'type' => 'checkboxes',
                'options' => $fieldOptions,
                'required' => true
            )
        );

    }


    protected function executeAction($options) {

        $count = 0;
        foreach($options['fields'] as $field) {
            $f = $this->fields->get($field);
            $this->fields->delete($f);
            $count++;
        }

        $this->successMessage = $count . ' field' . _n('', 's', $count) . ' ' . _n('was', 'were', $count) . ' successfully deleted';
        return true;

    }

}

 

This defineOptions() method builds input fields that look like this:

Screen Shot 2016-11-29 at 12.32.59 PM.png

Finally we use $options array in the executeAction() method to get the values entered into those options fields to run the API script to remove the checked fields.

There is one additional method that I didn't outline called: checkRequirements() - you can see it in action in the PageTableToRepeaterMatrix action. You can use this to prevent the action from running if certain requirements are not met.

At the end of the executeAction() method you can populate $this->successMessage, or $this->failureMessage which will be returned after the action has finished.

 

Populating options via URL parameters
You can also populate the option parameters via URL parameters. You should split multiple values with a “|” character.

You can either just pre-populate options:

http://mysite.dev/processwire/setup/admin-actions/options?action=TemplateFieldsBatcher&templates=29|56&fields=219&addOrRemove=add

or you can execute immediately:

http://mysite.dev/processwire/setup/admin-actions/execute?action=TemplateFieldsBatcher&templates=29|56&fields=219&addOrRemove=add


Note the “options” vs “execute” as the last path before the parameters.

 

Automatic Backup / Restore

Before any action is executed, a full database backup is automatically made. You have a few options to run a restore if needed:

  • Follow the Restore link that is presented after an action completes
  • Use the "Restore" submenu: Setup > Admin Actions > Restore
  • Move the restoredb.php file from the /site/assets/cache/AdminActions/ folder to the root of your site and load in the browser
  • Manually restore using the AdminActionsBackup.sql file in the /site/assets/cache/AdminActions/ folder

I think all these features make it very easy to create custom admin data manipulation methods that can be shared with others and executed using a simple interface without needing to build a full Process Module custom interface from scratch. I also hope it will reduce the barriers for new ProcessWire users to create custom admin functionality.

Please let me know what you think, especially if you have ideas for improving the interface, or the way actions are defined.

 

 

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This is very cool. Both the module and the bundled actions will be super useful. Thanks! :)

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Nice!

Just an idea: could the actions accept url params? Eg. prefill the template selector with "basic-page" using this url:

/admin/setup/admin-actions/options?action=TemplateFieldsBatcher&templates=basic-page

This would enable linking the action from other places of the admin (eg. add right-click menu option on pagelist, etc).

Plus another idea: actions could be put into a subdir, if users start to contribute actions their number will increase.

Btw I see you haven't overcomplicated the UI of the roles :)

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Whoa, Adrian you rock as usual :) thanks so much! And the idea of contribution to the actions is the best part of all.

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Awesome idea and bad ass realization @adrian! (pardon my French)

I did not install yet but will do soon and check it out. As @szabesz said collaboration is the baddest part. I can expect a load of wise stuff to learn from those actions contributed by PW gurus. It just might happen that there will be a lot of actions - maybe put them in a folder?

And one question about the backup. It seems it is custom and not integrated with db backup module. Is there a reason for that?

 

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5 hours ago, tpr said:

Nice!

Just an idea: could the actions accept url params? Eg. prefill the template selector with "basic-page" using this url:


/admin/setup/admin-actions/options?action=TemplateFieldsBatcher&templates=basic-page

This would enable linking the action from other places of the admin (eg. add right-click menu option on pagelist, etc).

 

I like the idea - are you thinking that if all required options are passed it would be possible to run directly with no intermediate "Execute Action" button? Perhaps an additional url parameter: ?execute=true - without this, all options would be prefilled, but the user would still have the option to modify if needed before executing.

Any thoughts?

 

5 hours ago, tpr said:

Plus another idea: actions could be put into a subdir, if users start to contribute actions their number will increase.

Yeah, I did think about it, but I think you're right, it is probably a good idea.

 

5 hours ago, tpr said:

Btw I see you haven't overcomplicated the UI of the roles :)

I think you are being genuine and not sarcastic, but just wanted to clarify. I am actually wondering if maybe I should convert the config settings page to a DataTables layout (like how it is on the main module process page) - not sure how simple that would be to implement at this point, but might be nice if this starts to fill out with a lot of actions. Btw, in case you guys didn't realize, you can actually remove the superuser role from any actions you know you won't ever use so that you have a shorter list to choose/filter from when using the module.

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2 minutes ago, Ivan Gretsky said:

Awesome idea and bad ass realization @adrian! (pardon my French)

Glad you like it :)

 

3 minutes ago, Ivan Gretsky said:

I did not install yet but will do soon and check it out. As @szabesz said collaboration is the baddest part. I can expect a load of wise stuff to learn from those actions contributed by PW gurus. It just might happen that there will be a lot of actions - maybe put them in a folder?

Definitely part of my goal! And yes, I agree with you and @tpr - a subfolder is the way to go.

 

3 minutes ago, Ivan Gretsky said:

And one question about the backup. It seems it is custom and not integrated with db backup module. Is there a reason for that?

Are you talking about this module: http://modules.processwire.com/modules/process-database-backups/ - what if users don't have it installed? 

At the moment it only stores the one version of the backup - it gets overwritten every time you run a new action. It would be no problem to store more backups, but I was worried that it might be tempting to restore an old backup which could take you back too far and you might lose some manually adjusted content etc. The idea of the automatic backup was to provide a quick recovery from an action that didn't do what you expected. I am definitely happy to revisit this though, so please everyone give me your ideas on this.

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10 minutes ago, adrian said:

what if users don't have it installed? 

Let's inform them ;) Jokes aside, the db backup module is supported by Ryan, so it should be safe to rely on it.

10 minutes ago, adrian said:

which could take you back too far and you might lose some manually adjusted content etc.

Sensible use cases would dictate to try things out in a development environment not on a live site, so I would not worry too much about this.

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@adrian How about adding:

protected $authorForumsProfile = '985-adrian';

so that one can more easily identify the author? Should be used as trailing part of the href attribute, of course ;) 

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1 hour ago, szabesz said:

Sensible use cases would dictate to try things out in a development environment not on a live site, so I would not worry too much about this.

Let me think about this a little more - even in a dev environment restoring to a really old backup could be disastrous if you're still developing the site. I guess that's the responsibility of the dev to be smart about things though.

 

29 minutes ago, szabesz said:

@adrian How about adding:


protected $authorForumsProfile = '985-adrian';

so that one can more easily identify the author? Should be used as trailing part of the href attribute, of course ;) 

I like it - I think giving authors proper credit will hopefully promote more contributions.

I have gone with PW developer directory link, PW forum profile, and also Github account, with linked icons.

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I could maybe provide the option for the author to fully customize their links, but don't want things getting too ugly. Any thoughts?

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Ok, the optional author links are now available. These are the current options:

    protected $authorLinks = array(
        'pwforum' => '985-adrian',
        'pwdirectory' => 'adrian-jones',
        'github' => 'adrianbj',
    );

 

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On 11/30/2016 at 0:09 AM, tpr said:

Just an idea: could the actions accept url params? Eg. prefill the template selector with "basic-page" using this url:


/admin/setup/admin-actions/options?action=TemplateFieldsBatcher&templates=basic-page

This would enable linking the action from other places of the admin (eg. add right-click menu option on pagelist, etc).

Ok, this functionality is ready, although please test carefully at this stage.

You can populate the option parameters via URL parameters. You should split multiple values with a "|" character.

There are two options:

1) You can either just pre-populate the options values, but still showing the options page where you can make changes via the options form GUI:

http://mysite.dev/processwire/setup/admin-actions/options?action=TemplateFieldsBatcher&templates=29|56&fields=219&addOrRemove=add

2) or you can execute immediately with the passed options values:

http://mysite.dev/processwire/setup/admin-actions/execute?action=TemplateFieldsBatcher&templates=29|56&fields=219&addOrRemove=add


Note the "options" vs "execute" as the last path segment before the parameters. 

Please try it out and let me know what you think. Do you think it might also be nice to have an option to redirect to another page after it has executed, rather than showing the results page? With your suggestion of linking from other places in the admin are you thinking about maybe an ajax call to an action, rather than loading the page? I haven't tested this yet, but it might be a nice option. I might even be able to return a JSON formatted response if called via ajax?

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Thanks, it's a great step forward :) A JSON return would be great - I think a use case could be established first to see how this could work.

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Just now, tpr said:

I think a use case could be established first to see how this could work.

Well you should get to work on one then :)  

Send me a PR with a new action and I can work on the ajax response to suit your needs and we'll take it from there!

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I don't have any particular feature in mind now but I'm sure there will be one later :)

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It's now available in the modules directory: http://modules.processwire.com/modules/process-admin-actions/ 

It also includes a few new actions. The first post and the Github ReadMe give a small description of each action.

Hope you all find something useful among them.

Again, please feel free to contribute some actions, or if you have an idea but don't know how to build, let me know and maybe I can put it together.

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7 hours ago, adrian said:

or if you have an idea but don't know how to build, let me know and maybe I can put it together.

Best service ever :rolleyes:

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14 hours ago, adrian said:

if you have an idea but don't know how to build, let me know and maybe I can put it together.

<attempted geek joke> If you are into the new syntax of PHP 7.1, how about something like this...

public function declareBrexitReferendumResult() : void;     /* UK version */
public function declarePresidentialElectionResult() : void; /* US version */

...take your pick. :undecided: </attempted geek joke>

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For those of you who are experienced with the PW API (and those looking to learn), there is now an "Action Code" viewer that shows the executeAction() method of the action you are about to execute. It is of course collapsed by default and only available to superusers.

Anyway, hope you'll find it useful and either reassuring (if you're worried about what code it about to be executed on your site), or informative as to what can be done with the API.

Screen Shot 2016-12-04 at 12.19.22 PM.png

 

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Hi everyone,

To celebrate @teppo featuring this module in PW Weekly, I have added a new action: Create Users Batcher

It lets you quickly create many users by entering: "username, email address" on separate lines in a textarea.

This action requires the EmailNewUser module and it must be configured to automatically generate a user password. The action checks for this module and that setting before it will let you proceed. I also recommend that you install the PasswordForceChange module to reduce the risks of having emailed a password to a user.

You can set multiple roles to be added to each new user. Be aware that at least one of these roles must have the "profile-edit" permission so that the user has the ability to change their password when they first login.

Screen Shot 2016-12-10 at 10.05.07 PM.png

 

Note that EmailNewUser will report each successful user creation and email sent success.

Screen Shot 2016-12-10 at 10.05.34 PM.png

 

I hope that the next time you need to create several users for a new client that you'll give this a try.

And of course, don't forget to send me your own actions for inclusion with the module :) 

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Quick update to the CreateUsersBatcher action. It now allows two options:

1) Define Username and email address (requires EmailNewUser to generate password).

2) Define additional user template fields (whichever ones you want). If you use this option and include the password, then you don't need the EmailNewUser module.

You could even given all staff at a client's office the same temp password and let me know by phone (this way there is no security risk with emailing even a temporary password that will be changed) - it's your choice.

Hopefully this screenshot will help to explain it better - note that the "New Users" textarea lists the fields from the user template and the order they need to be entered. In this example I have additional "first_name" and "last_name" fields, as well as the field added by the PasswordForceChange module which you can set to 1 to enforce this if you want.

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New version now supports running actions via the API. 

Here's an example of copying content of a field from one page to another.

Simply load the module, and call the action class name as a method while passing the required options as an array:

$options = array(
   'field' => 99, 
   'sourcePage' => 1131, 
   'destinationPage' => 1132
);
$modules->get("ProcessAdminActions")->CopyFieldContentToOtherPage($options);

Hopefully you'll find a use for this in your hooks or template files.

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I think the admin UI could be re-arranged into a table layout:

  • first column: action names
  • second column: description/notes
  • third column: applied roles + and Edit button, that opens a modal or perhaps only unhides the role asmSelector. Alternatively you can set the asmSelect to operate in "inline" mode, I've experimented with that and it worked.

I know it would take some time, but sooner or later this has to be done :)

 

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      if ($q = $sanitizer->selectorValue($input->get->q)) { $results = $pages->find('search_index%=' . $query_string . ', limit=25'); echo $results->render(); echo $results->renderPager(); } Alternatively you can delegate the find operation to the SearchEngine module as well:
      $query = $modules->get('SearchEngine')->find($input->get->q); echo $query->resultsString; // alias for $query->results->render() echo $query->pager; // alias for $query->results->renderPager() Requirements
      ProcessWire >= 3.0.112 PHP >= 7.1.0 Note: later versions of the module may require Composer, or alternatively some additional features may require installing via Composer. This is still under consideration – so far there's nothing here that would really depend on it, but advanced features like stemming most likely would.
      Installing
      It's the usual thing: download or clone the SearchEngine directory into your /site/modules/ directory and install via Admin. Alternatively you can install SearchEngine with Composer by executing composer require teppokoivula/search-engine in your site directory.
    • By teppo
      MarkupMenu is a markup module for generating menu trees. When provided a root page as a starting point, it generates a navigation tree (by default as a HTML "<ul>" element wrapped by a "<nav>" element) from that point onwards. If you've also provided it with current (active) page, the menu will be rendered accordingly, with current item highlighted and items rendered up to that item and its children (unless you disable the "collapsed" option, in which case the full page tree will be rendered instead).
      Modules directory: https://modules.processwire.com/modules/markup-menu/ GitHub repository: https://github.com/teppokoivula/MarkupMenu Usage
      As a markup module, MarkupMenu is intended for front-end use, but you can of course use it in a module as well. Typically you'll only need the render() method, which takes an array of options as its only argument:
      echo $modules->get('MarkupMenu')->render([ 'root_page' => $pages->get(1), 'current_page' => $page, ]); Note: if you omit root_page, site root page is used by default. If you omit current_page, the menu will be rendered, but current (active) page won't be highlighted etc.
      A slightly more complex example, based on what I'm using on one of my own sites to render a (single-level) top menu:
      echo $modules->get('MarkupMenu')->render([ 'current_page' => $page, 'templates' => [ 'nav' => '<nav class="{classes} menu--{menu_class_modifier}" aria-label="{aria_label}">%s</nav>', 'item_current' => '<a class="menu__item menu__item--current" href="{item.url}" tabindex="0" aria-label="Current page: {item.title}">{item.title}</a>', ], 'placeholders' => [ 'menu_class_modifier' => 'top', 'aria_label' => 'Main navigation', ], 'include' => [ 'root_page' => true, ], 'exclude' => [ 'level_greater_than' => 1, ], ]); Note: some things you see above may not be entirely sensible, such as the use of {menu_class_modifier} and {aria_label} placeholders. On the actual site the "nav" template is defined in site config, so I can define just these parts on a case-by-case basis while actual nav markup is maintained in one place.
      Please check out the README file for available render options. I'd very much prefer not to keep this list up to date in multiple places. Basically there are settings for defining "templates" for different parts of the menu (list, item, etc.), include array for defining rules for including in the menu and exclude array for the opposite effect, classes and placeholders arrays for overriding default classes and injecting custom placeholders, etc. 🙂
      MarkupMenu vs. MarkupSimpleNavigation
      TL;DR: this is another take on the same concept. There are many similarities, but also some differences – especially when it comes to the supported options and syntax. If you're currently using MarkupSimpleNavigation then there's probably no reason to switch over.
      I'd be surprised if someone didn't draw lines between this module and Soma's awesome MarkupSimpleNavigation. Simply put I've been using MSN (...) for years, and it's been great – but there are some issues with it, particularly in the markup generation area, and it also does some things in a way that doesn't quite work for me – the xtemplates thing being one of these. In some ways less about features, and more about style, I guess 🙂
      Anyhow, in MarkupMenu I've tried to correct those little hiccups, modernise the default markup, and allow for more flexibility with placeholder variables and additional / different options. MarkupMenu was built for ProcessWire 3.0.112+ and with PHP 7.1+ in mind, it's installable with Composer, and I have a few additional ideas (such as conditional placeholders) still on my todo list.
      One more small(ish) difference is that MarkupMenu supports overriding default options via $config->MarkupMenu. I find myself redefining the default markup for every site, which until now meant that each site had a wrapper function for MarkupSimpleNavigation (to avoid code / config repetition), and this way I've been able to leave that out 🙂
      Requirements
      ProcessWire >= 3.0.112 PHP >= 7.1.0 If you're working on an earlier version of ProcessWire or PHP, use MarkupSimpleNavigation instead.
    • By teppo
      Hey folks!
      I'm happy to finally introduce a project I've been working on for quite a while now: it's called Wireframe, and it is an output framework for ProcessWire.
      Note that I'm posting this in the module development area, maily because this project is still in rather early stage. I've built a couple of sites with it myself, and parts of the codebase have been powering some pretty big and complex sites for many years now, but this should still be considered a soft launch 🙂
      --
      Long story short, Wireframe is a module that provides the "backbone" for building sites (and apps) with ProcessWire using an MVC (or perhaps MVVM – one of those three or four letter abbreviations anyway) inspired methodology. You could say that it's an output strategy, but I prefer the term "output framework" since in my mind the word "strategy" means something less tangible. A way of doing things, rather than a tool that actually does things.
      Wireframe (the module) provides a basic implementation for some familiar MVC concepts, such as Controllers and a View layer – the latter of which consists of layouts, partials, and template-specific views. There's no "model" layer, since in this context ProcessWire is the model. As a module Wireframe is actually quite simple – not even nearly the biggest one I've built – but there's still quite a bit of stuff to "get", so I've put together a demo & documentation site for it at https://wireframe-framework.com/.
      In addition to the core module, I'm also working on a couple of site profiles based on it. My current idea is actually to keep the module very light-weight, and implement most of the "opinionated" stuff in site profiles and/or companion modules. For an example MarkupMenu (which I released a while ago) was developed as one of those "companion modules" when I needed a menu module to use on the site profiles.
      Currently there are two public site profiles based on Wireframe:
      site-wireframe-docs is the demo&docs site mentioned above, just with placeholder content replaced with placeholder content. It's not a particularly complex site, but I believe it's still a pretty nice way to dig into the Wireframe module. site-wireframe-boilerplate is a boilerplate (or starter) site profile based on the docs site. This is still very much a work in progress, but essentially I'm trying to build a flexible yet full-featured starter profile you can just grab and start building upon. There will be a proper build process for resources, it will include most of the basic features one tends to need from site to site, etc. --
      Requirements and getting started:
      Wireframe can be installed just like any ProcessWire module. Just clone or download it to your site/modules/ directory and install. It doesn't, though, do a whole lot of stuff on itself – please check out the documentation site for a step-by-step guide on setting up the directory structure, adding the "bootstrap file", etc. You may find it easier to install one of the site profiles mentioned above, but note that this process involves the use of Composer. In the case of the site profiles you can install ProcessWire as usual and download or clone the site profile directory into your setup, but after that you should run "composer install" to get all the dependencies – including the Wireframe module – in place. Hard requirements for Wireframe are ProcessWire 3.0.112 and PHP 7.1+. The codebase is authored with current PHP versions in mind, and while running it on 7.0 may be possible, anything below that definitely won't work. A feature I added just today to the Wireframe module is that in case ProcessWire has write access to your site/templates/ directory, you can use the module settings screen to create the expected directories automatically. Currently that's all, and the module won't – for an example – create Controllers or layouts for you, so you should check out the site profiles for examples on these. (I'm probably going to include some additional helper features in the near future.)
      --
      This project is loosely based on an earlier project called pw-mvc, i.e. the main concepts (such as Controllers and the View layer) are very similar. That being said, Wireframe is a major upgrade in terms of both functionality and architecture: namespaces and autoloader support are now baked in, the codebase requires PHP 7, Controllers are classes extending \Wireframe\Controller (instead of regular "flat" PHP files), implementation based on a module instead of a collection of drop-in files, etc.
      While Wireframe is indeed still in a relatively early stage (0.3.0 was launched today, in case version numbers matter) for the most part I'm happy with the way it works, and likely won't change it too drastically anytime soon – so feel free to give it a try, and if you do, please let me know how it went. I will continue building upon this project, and I am also constantly working on various side projects, such as the site profiles and a few unannounced helper modules.
      I should probably add that while Wireframe is not hard to use, it is more geared towards those interested in "software development" type methodology. With future updates to the module, the site profiles, and the docs I hope to lower the learning curve, but certain level of "developer focus" will remain. Although of course the optimal outcome would be if I could use this project to lure more folks towards that end of the spectrum... 🙂
      --
      Please let me know what you think – and thanks in advance!
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