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    • By rafaoski
      Hello All ... I just added a new Site Profile ...
      It is important that you use the latest version that supports the new Fields => Fieldset in Tab , Fieldset ( Page ) for this time it is version 3.0.83 DEV
      A simple profile for quick start new Page ... There are several pages like About Us, Blog, Portfolio, Contact Page ...
      The profile is not based on any framework, I just used some css, flexbox, grid, font awesome, and added a simple FlexBox Grid called GRIDLEX ...
      CAN DOWNLOAD FROM THIS LINK:
      http://modules.processwire.com/modules/site-twilight/
      https://github.com/rafaoski/site-twilight
      Some Screenshots:

      OPTIONS PAGE:

      CONTACT PAGE:

      BLOG PAGE:

      ABOUT PAGE:

      PORTFOLIO PAGE:

       
      In addition, I added 2 great modules:
      Tracy Debugger:
      https://modules.processwire.com/modules/tracy-debugger/

      Markup Sitemap:
      http://modules.processwire.com/modules/markup-sitemap/

       
    • By zaib
      In PW I created a user 'tester' and gave the access to create edit and new. Issue is I'm unable to see 'edit' link in front of each page link and pages that i want to edit is already created.
      any help in this will be great help.
       
      Thank you.


    • By FrancisChung
      Does anyone here use a LINQ derivative / port for their projects?

      Coming from the .NET World, this is one of the things I miss the most when developing in PHP.
      Then I came across these 2 projects.
      For PHP : 
      https://github.com/Athari/YaLinqo
      For JS:
      https://github.com/mihaifm/linq
      Why I chose those 2 over others :
      https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5792388/is-there-something-in-php-equivalent-to-linq-in-c
       
      I was wondering if anyone had experience using either one of them AND LINQ in .NET and could share their experiences?

      You might wonder why you would use LINQ ? 

      The main benefits are better code readability (doing away with if -> then statements),  a unified way of querying data in front and backend (Syntax is SQL derived) and applying paradigms from functional programming (See doing away with if->thens) 
      // linq.js - anonymous function Enumerable.Range(1, 10) .where(function(i) { return i % 3 == 0; }) .select(function(i) { return i * 10; });  
      // Alternative shorter syntax using default variable names $result2 = from($categories) ->orderBy('$v["name"]') ->groupJoin( from($products) ->where('$v["quantity"] > 0') ->orderByDescending('$v["quantity"]') ->thenBy('$v["name"]'), '$v["id"]', '$v["catId"]', 'array( "name" => $v["name"], "products" => $e )' );
       
    • By formmailer
      Hi,
      I am trying to style the comments form (and comments list) to match the rest of the site. I know that it's possible to edit the CSS file for the comments module, but I would rather add my existing classes to the fields, instead of making another css file containing the same CSS styling.
      I use the following to render the form: $page->comments->renderForm();
      Is there an easy way to add the CSS classed to the fields?
       
      //Jasper
    • By noelboss
      » A more exhaustive version of this article is also available on Medium in English and German «
      First, we'd like to thank the very helpful community here for the excellent support.
      In many cases we found guidance or even finished solutions for our problems.
      So a big THANK YOU!!!
       
      We are pleased to introduce you to the new Ladies Lounge 18 website. The next ICF Women’s Conference will take place in Zurich and several satellite locations across Europe. We embarked on bold new directions for the development of the website — in line with the BRAVE theme.

      Ladies Lounge 18 — ICF Woman’s Conference website on Processwire ICF Church is a European Church Movement that started 20 years ago in Zurich and since experienced tremendous growth. There are already well over 60 ICF churches across Europe and Asia. ICF is a non-denominational church with a biblical foundation that was born out of the vision to build a dynamic, tangible church that is right at the heartbeat of time.
      With the growth of the Ladies Lounge from a single-site event to a multi-site event, the demands and challenges to the website have also increased. A simple HTML website no longer cuts it.
      Simplified frontend Our goal with the development of the new site was it to present the different locations — with different languages and partly different content — under once uniform umbrella — while at the same time minimising the administrative effort. In addition to the new bold look and feel, this year’s website is now simpler and easier and the information is accessible with fewer clicks. 
      Some highlights of the new website
      Thanks to processwire, all contents are maintained in one place only, even if they are displayed several times on the website 100% customised data model for content creators Content can be edited directly inline with a double-click:  

      Multi-language in the frontend and backend Dynamic Rights: Editors can edit their locations in all available languages and the other content only in their own language Easy login with Google account via OAuth2 Plugin Uikit Frontend with SCSS built using PW internal features (find of files…) Custom Frontend Setup with Layout, Components, Partials and Snippets Only about 3 weeks development time from 0 to 100 (never having published a PW before) Despite multi-location multi-language requirement, the site is easy to use for both visitors and editors:  
       
        The search for a good CMS is over It’s hard to find a system that combines flexibility and scope with simplicity, both in maintainance and development. The search for such a system is difficult. By and large, the open source world offers you the following options:
      In most cases, the more powerful a CMS, the more complex the maintenance and development
      It is usually like that; The functionality of a system also increases the training and operating effort — or the system is easy to use, but is powerless, and must be reporposed for high demands beyond its limits.
      Quite different Processwire : You do not have to learn a new native language, you don’t have to fight plugin hell and mess around with the loop, you don’t have to torment yourself with system-generated front-end code or even learn an entierly new, old PHP framework .
      All our basic requirements are met:
      Custom Content Types Flexible and extensible rights-management Multilanguage Intuitive backend Well curated Plugin Directory Actually working front-end editing Simple templating with 100% frontend freedom In addition, Processwire has an exceptionally friendly and helpful community. As a rule of thumb, questions are answered constructively in a few hours . The development progresses in brisk steps , the code is extremely easy to understand and simple. Processwire has a supremely powerful yet simple API , and for important things there are (not 1000) but certainly one module which at least serves as a good starting point for further development. Last but not least, the documentation is easy to understand, extensive and clever .
      Our experience shows, that you can find a quick and simple solution with Processwire, even for things like extending the rights-management — most of the time a highly complex task with other systems.
      This is also reflected positively in the user interface. The otherwise so “simple” Wordpress crumbles when coping with more complex tasks. It sumbles over its apparent simplicity and suddenly becomes complex:
       
      Old vs. New — Simple and yet complicated vs. easy and hmmm … easy
          Our experience with Processwire as first-timers
      Before we found out about Processwire, we found CraftCMS on our hunt for a better CMS. We were frustrated by the likes of Typo3, WP or Drupal like many here. CraftCMS looked very promising but as we were digging deeper into it, we found it did not met our requirements for some big projects in our pipeline that require many different locations, languages and features. Initially we were sceptical about Processwire because;
      A. CraftCMS Website (and before UiKit also the admin interface) simply locked much nicer and
      B. because it is built on top of a Framework
      It was only later, that we found out, that NOT depending on a Framework is actually a very good thing in Processwire's case. Things tend to get big and cumbersome rather then lean and clean. But now we are convinced, that Processwire is far superior to any of the other CMS right now available in most cases.
      The good
      Processwire is the first CMS since time immemorial that is really fun to use (almost) from start to finish— whether API, documentation, community, modules or backend interface. Every few hours you will be pleasantly surprised and a sense of achievement is never far away. The learning curve is very flat and you’ll find your way quickly arround the system. Even modules can be created quickly without much experience.
      Processwire is not over-engineered and uses no-frills PHP code — and that’s where the power steams from: simplicity = easy to understand = less code = save = easy maintanance = faster development …
      Even complex modules in Processwire usually only consist of a few hundred lines of code — often much less. And if “hooks” cause wordpress-damaged developers a cold shiver, Hooks in Processwire are a powerful tool to expand the core. The main developer Ryan is a child prodigy — active, eloquent and helpful.
      Processwire modules are stable even across major releases as the code base is so clean, simple and small.
      There is a GraphQL Plugin — anyone said Headless-CMS?!
      Image and file handling is a pleasure:
      echo "<img src='{$speaker->image->size(400, 600)->url}' alt='{$speaker->fullname}' />"; I could go on all day …
      The not soooo good
      Separation of Stucture and Data
      The definition of the fields and templates is stored in the database, so the separation between content and system is not guaranteed. This complicates clean development with separate live- and development-environments. However, there is a migration module that looks promising — another module, which is expected to write these configurations into the file system, unfortunately nuked our system. I'm sure there will be (and maybe we will invest) some clever solutions for this in the future. Some inspiration could also be drawn here, one of the greatest Plugins for WP: https://deliciousbrains.com/wp-migrate-db-pro/
      Access rights
      The Access-Rights where missing some critical features: Editors needed to be able to edit pages in all languages on their own location, and content on the rest of the page only in their respective language. We solved it by a custom field adding a relation between a page the user and a role that we dynamically add to the user to escalate access rights;
      /** * Initialize the module. * * ProcessWire calls this when the module is loaded. For 'autoload' modules, this will be called * when ProcessWire's API is ready. As a result, this is a good place to attach hooks. */ public function init() { $this->addHookBefore('ProcessPageEdit::execute', $this, 'addDynPermission'); $this->addHookBefore('ProcessPageAdd::execute', $this, 'addDynPermission'); } public function addDynPermission(HookEvent $event) { $message = false; $page = $event->object->getPage(); $root = $page->rootParent; $user = $this->user; if ($user->template->hasField('dynroles')) { if ($message) { $this->message('User has Dynroles: '.$user->dynroles->each('{name} ')); } // for page add hook… if ($page instanceof NullPage) { // click new and it's get, save it's post… $rootid = wire('input')->get->int('parent_id') ? wire('input')->get->int('parent_id') : wire('input')->post->parent_id; if ($message) { $this->message('Searching Root '.$rootid); } $root = wire('pages')->get($rootid)->rootParent; } elseif ($page->template->hasField('dynroles')) { if ($message) { $this->message('Page "'.$page->name.'" has Dynroles: '.$page->dynroles->each('{name} ')); } foreach ($page->get('dynroles') as $role) { if ($role->id && $user->dynroles->has($role)) { if ($message) { $this->message('Add dynamic role "'.$role->name.'" because of page "'.$page->name.'"'); } $user->addRole($role); } } } if (!($root instanceof NullPage) && $root->template->hasField('dynroles')) { if ($message) { $this->message('Root "'.$root->name.'" has dynamic roles: '.$root->dynroles->each('{name} ')); } foreach ($root->get('dynroles') as $role) { if ($role->id && $user->dynroles->has($role)) { if ($message) { $this->message('Add dynamic role "'.$role->name.'" because of root page "'.$root->name.'"'); } $user->addRole($role); } } } } } With the Droles and Access Groups Modules we were not able to find a solution.
      I thought it was hard to get absolute URLs out of the system — Ha! What a fool I was. So much for the topic of positive surprise. (Maybe you noticed, the point actually belongs to the top.)
      But while we’re at it — that I thought it would not work, was due to a somewhat incomplete documentation in a few instances. Although it is far better than many others, it still lacks useful hints at one point or another. As in the example above, however, the friendly community quickly helps here.
      processwire.com looks a bit old-fashioned and could use some marketing love. You notice the high level to moan with Processwire.
      There is no free Tesla here.
      Conclusion
      Processwire is for anyone who is upset about any Typo3, Wordpress and Drupal lunacy — a fresh breeze of air, clear water, a pure joy.
      It’s great as a CMF and Headless CMS, and we keep asking ourselves — why is it not more widely known?
      If you value simple but clean code, flexibility, stability, speed, fast development times and maximum freedom, you should definitely take a look at it.
      You have to like — or at least not hate PHP — and come to terms with the fact that the system is not over-engineerd to excess. If that’s okay with you, everything is possible — with GraphQL you can even build a completely decoupled frontend.
      We are convinced of the simplicity of Processwire and will implement future sites from now on using it as a foundation.
      Links & resources we found helpful
      API documentation and selectors API cheatsheet pretty handy, not quite complete for version 3.0 Captain Hook Overview of Hooks Weekly.PW newsletter a week, exciting Wireshell command line interface for Processwire Nice article about Processwire Plugins & Techniques that we used
      Custom Frontend Setup with Uikit 3 and SCSS, and Markup Regions Uikit Backend Theme ( github ) Oauth2 login modules In-house development Login with E-Mail Pro Fields for repeater matrix fields (infos, price tables, daily routines) Wire upgrade to update plugins and the core Wire Mail Mandrill to send mails FunctionalFields for translatable front-end texts that are not part of a content type (headings, button labels, etc.) Runtime markup for dynamic backend fields (combination of first and last name) Tracy debugger for fast debugging Textformatter OEmbed to convert Vimeo and Youtube links into embed codes HideUneditablePages thanks to @adrian