Jump to content

Module: TemplateEngineFactory


Recommended Posts

TemplateEngineFactory

The main idea of this module is to support the developer separating logic from markup.

This is achieved by turning ProcessWire templates into controllers which interact over a new API variable to template engines like Smarty or Twig. The TemplateEngineFactory ships with a default engine "ProcessWire" that uses the internal TemplateFile class to render the templates (some of you may already be familiar with this concept). However, the module is constructed in a way that any template engine can be used, implemented as separate modules. :)

Please check out the readme on GitHub for more details how it works: https://github.com/wanze/TemplateEngineFactory

... or in the modules directory: http://modules.processwire.com/modules/template-engine-factory/

post-582-0-15633700-1404419674_thumb.png

How does it work?

A controller (aka ProcessWire template) can have an associated template file which contains the markup to render. The folder where those templates are stored is configurable for each installed engine. If the Factory finds a template file with the same name as the controller, an instance to access the template is provided with a new API variable (called "view" by default). Over this API variable, you can set the dynamic variables that should be rendered. Hopefully the following example makes things clearer:

// In controller file: /site/templates/home.php

if ($input->post->form) {
  // Do some processing, send mail, save data...
  $session->redirect('./');
}
// Pass variable to the template
$view->set('foo', 'bar');
$view->set('show_nav', true);
$view->set('nav_pages', $pages->get('/')->children());

As you can see, there is no markup echoed out. The corresponding template file is responsible for this task:

// In template file: /site/templates/view/home.php

<h1><?= $page->title ?></h1>
<p>Foo: <?= $foo ?></p>

<?php if ($show_nav): ?>
  <ul>
  <?php foreach ($nav_pages as $p): ?>
    <li><a href="<?= $p->url ?>"><?= $p->title ?></a></li>
  <?php endforeach; ?>
  </ul>
<?php endif; ?>

In the example above, "ProcessWire" is used as engine. If Smarty is the active template engine, the corresponding template file could look like this:

// In template file: /site/templates/smarty/home.tpl

<h1>{$page->title}</h1>
<p>Foo: {$foo}</p>

{if $show_nav}
  <ul>
  {foreach $nav_pages as $p}
    <li><a href="{$p->url}">{$p->title}</a></li>
  {/foreach}
  </ul>
{/if}

Note that the API variable acts as a gateway which connects you to the activated template engine. We can switch the engine behind without changing the controller logic! (I know that this is probably not a very common need, but it's a cool thing anyway :P)

For further information, please check out the readmes on GitHub. Please ask questions if anything makes no sense - sometimes it's hard to get my explanations ;)

Cheers

  • Like 19
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 weeks later...

Used templateFile class before to build a site. You module should make it even easier... :)

Is it planned to add a template cache (to cache the "views") in the future? 

Don't know how much time caching would be save at a small / medium site...

I'll try your module soon to build a pocketGrid base layout also with sub templates  :)

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Wanze,

after a short test...

1) My setup seems not supported

// init html basic template / layout
$tpl = new TemplateFile();
$tpl->filename = $config->paths->templates.'views/html.tpl.php';

// here handle page controller / view stuff
[...]
$pagePart = $pageTpl->render();

$tpl->set('subtpl', $pagePart);

echo $tpl->render();

Because you render and output $pagePart module controlled/ inside I can't use it as sub template :(

Could you make this use possible with TemplateEngineFactory module?

2) Get a 500 error if use chunks / sub templates (for example my html layout view...)

$factory = $modules->get('TemplateEngineFactory');

$chunk = $factory->load('views/html.php');
$chunk->set('test', 'TEST');
echo $chunk->render();
 

At the moment html.php is simple:

<h1><?php echo $page->title; ?></h1>
<p><?php echo $test; ?></p>

Any idea?

Maybe you can make my setup working with your module?

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi pwFoo,

Thanks for your interest :)

Now you're mixing things bit up that's why it does not work. I assume that you've chosen "ProcessWire" as TemplateEngine?

Then the TemplateFile class is also used to render your templates.

1) My setup seems not supported
Because you render and output $pagePart module controlled/ inside I can't use it as sub template  :(
Could you make this use possible with TemplateEngineFactory module?

 

If you are in your /templates/basic_page.php controller, then the factory has loaded for you already the corresponding template file ine /templates/views/basic_page.php.

Your code loading the html.tpl.php file and echo out it's markup will not have any effect, because the factory will use the /templates/views/basic_page.php file for the output. You'd want to pass the variables to that template file with $view->set();

 

2) Get a 500 error if use chunks / sub templates (for example my html layout view...)

 

In the module's setting of TemplateEngineProcesswire you define where your template files are stored.

When loading a file with the factory, it looks inside that folder. So I guess maybe it wil work so:

// Template files are in /site/templates/views/

$chunk = $factory->load('html.php'); // File is in /site/templates/views/html.php
$chunk2 = $factory->load('chunks/html.php'); // File is in /site/templates/views/chunks/html.php

Now again, if you are in a controller where a corresponding template file exists, echo out will have no effect. You'd need to pass 

the markup to your template:

// In /site/templates/basic_page.php

$view->set('chunk', $chunk->render());

// In /site/templates/views/basic_page.php

<p><?= $chunk ?></p>

Hope I could make things clearer? :)

Cheers

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi wanze, 

I don't think I'll use the wrong path to the template / chunk, but double check ;)

Don't know my planned setup is clear so far...

I would NOT output html.php inside basic_page view..., but try to output basic_page view inside html.php view!  :P

Won't work, I found your hook into render at source code... ;)

html.php

<html>
  <head>
[...]
  </head>
  <body>
    <p><?php echo $basic_page; ?></p>
  </body>
</html>

Hope the simplified example should show what I need ;)

$basic_page is the part of current page done by your module.

Maybe I could cutting my html.php to something like html_start.php and html_end.php to get it around basic_page...

Maybe views should be not .php because it's confusing to have TWO identical files open at editor / IDE.

I'll like to use .tpl or .tpl.php to differ controller and view / template.

Link to post
Share on other sites

I think I understand, this is a little different need. You'd have to tell the factory that your main template file is now html.php.

Could you try something like this (not tested!):

// In basic_page.php controller

$factory = $modules->get('TemplateEngineFactory');
$basic_page = $view; // Save basic_page template which is currently behind the $view API variable
$main = $factory->load('html.php'); // Load the main markup
wire()->set('view', $main); // Set the context of wire view variable to be the main template
$view = wire('view'); // Reassign to locally scoped $view variable - not sure if this is necessary, but I think so...
$view->set('basic_page', $basic_page->render()); // Pass output of basic_page to main template

If this should work, you could enable $config->prependTemplateFile an put the code in your prepended controller file, e.g. _init.php.

Maybe views should be not .php because it's confusing to have TWO identical files open at editor / IDE.

I'll like to use .tpl or .tpl.php to differ controller and view / template.

I'll add support for that so that you can define the suffix. Actually this is supported by the Smarty and Twig additions, don't know why I did not add this for the ProcessWire engine ;)

Link to post
Share on other sites

So I'll test it soon. Thanks for help :)

Maybe a option for module configuration?

Define a global view to be used as main view?

I'll add support for that so that you can define the suffix. Actually this is supported by the Smarty and Twig additions, don't know why I did not add this for the ProcessWire engine  ;)

Great!  :biggrin:

Link to post
Share on other sites

Maybe a option for module configuration?

Define a global view to be used as main view?

I updated the module to version 1.0.1.

All engines now have a setting Global template file where you can enter the filename of a template file that is used as "main template" behind the API variable.

This is useful if you have a main template that contains all the markup and you need to fill certain variables per controller.

Note that Smarty and Twig already support this feature with template inheritance.

Also the TemplateEngineProcesswire module now supports custom suffixes for the template files. Change this setting if you'd like to name the templates different than the controller, e.g "home.tpl.php".

Cheers

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Wanze,

global template works with following example.

$factory = $modules->get('TemplateEngineFactory');

$subtpl = $factory->load('basic-page'); // current page template / view basic-page.tpl
$subtpl->set('subtplvar', $page->body); 

// global template / view
$view->set('title', $page->title);
$view->set('subtpl', $subtpl->render()); // render sub template to global template variable

I think that's how it should be used?

How did it work with smarty / twig? Was it a include inside a template to load a sub template?

If I'm right template engine can't simply switched between Processwire and Smarty/Twig because template variables seems to be handled different?

PW -> load sub template & fill it like your chunk example

Twig/ Smarty -> include sub templates and fill all the template and sub template variables via api variable?

Don't know I'm right or if it's possible. But would be nice to get it filled the same way  :cool:

At the moment I'm only working with pw template class, but maybe I'll could be switch it later... So it would be a great feature have template parser independent code ;)

Link to post
Share on other sites

I think that's how it should be used?

Yep, looks fine to me!

Another approach could be to use ProcessWire's prepend template file option. This way, you can populate the variables in your global template and overwrite them in the controllers, if needed.

Let's assume that we have a variable 'content' and 'sidebar' in our global template.

// Populate default values in prepended template file, e.g. _init.php
$view->set('content', $page->body);
$sidebar = $factory->load('chunks/sidebar');
$sidebar->set('a_variable', 'a_value');
$view->set('sidebar', $sidebar->render());

Now in the home controller, the content variable is more complex, we overwrite it:

// In home.php the content variable is pouplatet differently
$home = $factory->load('home');
$home->set('images', $pages->find('template=gallery,sort=-created,limit=3');
$view->set('content', $home->render());

How did it work with smarty / twig? Was it a include inside a template to load a sub template?

If I'm right template engine can't simply switched between Processwire and Smarty/Twig because template variables seems to be handled different?

It works the same, switching the template engine is possible as long as you use the same template filenames (the ending/suffix can be different) and identical variable names. This is possible because behind the API variable is not directly the engine like Smarty or Twig but sort of a 'gateway class' that talks to those engines. Notice that in my examples above I loaded the template files without the suffix, just the filename. Depending on the active filename, the correct template is loaded.

As an example, you could (though this is probably a very rare need) store your templates like this:

  • For the ProcessWire engine: In folder /site/templates/views/
  • For the Smarty engine: In folder /site/templates/smarty/

Now if ProcessWire is the active engine and you load the template 'home', a file in /site/templates/views/home.tpl.php gets loaded (whatever you've configured as template file suffix). If Smarty is active, the file /site/templates/smarty/home.tpl is loaded.

Don't know I'm right or if it's possible. But would be nice to get it filled the same way   :cool:

At the moment I'm only working with pw template class, but maybe I'll could be switch it later... So it would be a great feature have template parser independent code

It works as long as you have your template filenames and variable names consistent :)

However, when switching to a template engine like Smarty or Twig you should check out template inheritance. In my opinion, this is the most powerful feature and one of the main reasons to use a template engine. For smarty, I've written a little section how this could work: 

https://github.com/wanze/TemplateEngineSmarty#best-practices

Cheers

Link to post
Share on other sites

Really awesome module, great work!

I just have one question, 

If in one controller I need to render two different templates

how can it be done?

Example home controller

and two themes, one for night other for day.

So the controller check the time and load the corresponding view.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Really awesome module, great work!

I just have one question, 

If in one controller I need to render two different templates

how can it be done?

Example home controller

and two themes, one for night other for day.

So the controller check the time and load the corresponding view.

Thanks!

If the HTML markup is the same, maybe you could solve it with loading different CSS files. If markup is different, you'd need to dynamically set the template that is behind the API variable ($view or your custom name).

Something like this, not tested:

$theme_template = isDay() ? 'day' : 'night';
$theme = $factory->load($theme_template); // Load the correct theme
wire()->set('view', $theme); // Set the context of view variable to be the correct theme template
$view = wire('view'); // Reassign to locally scoped $view variable - not sure if this is necessary, but could be

This must happen before you pass any variables to $view. If you need this check on the whole site, you could also use ProcessWire's prependTemplateFile option and put this code in your prepended template file (controller).

Link to post
Share on other sites

Wanze, this is a very nice module :) I am playing around with it now

Thanks :)

Today I pushed a little update (v.1.0.2) with some improvments. If you update to this version and already installed/used Smarty or Twig, make sure to update those modules as well.

What's new?

When loading a template file with the factory, you can optionally tell the module to use the given file behind the API variable:

$factory = $modules->get('TemplateEngineFactory');
$view = $factory->load('pw_rocks', true);

Setting the second parameter to true, the template file 'pw_rocks' is now used as active template behind the API variable.

In the example above, the template file is also assigned to '$view' which reflects this change also to the $view variable which is locally scoped in controllers. Whatever template is set behind the $view variable is used by the module when rendering the output of a page.

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 3 months later...

Hi Wanze,

Any direction how to configure this with $config->ajax?

<?php
//we use the page title as template
$template = $sanitizer->name($page->title);

/* render load body */
$body = $factory->load('custom-templates/' . $template. '.php');

if ($config->ajax) {

$view = $factory->load('custom-templates/_Ajax.php', true);
return;
}

/* render custom-templates */
$view->set('Body', $body->render());

I tried the code above but I dont get the desired result. I am setting the global template with my setup. Need a bit of help :) Thanks :D

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi peterfoeng,

What is the content of your _Ajax.php file?

Does it work if you do echo ou the template and the exit if you do not have to process any additional logic?

if ($config->ajax) {
  $view = $factory->load('custom-templates/_Ajax.php', true);
  echo $view->render();
  exit;
}

Cheers

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Wanze,

I figured it out, this is a silly mistake of not supplying the correct path LOL!

<?php
//we use the page title as template
$template = $sanitizer->name($page->title);

/* render load body */
$body = $factory->load('custom-templates/' . $template. '.php');

if ($config->ajax) {
  $view = $factory->load('_Ajax.php', true);
}

/* render custom-templates */
$view->set('Body', $body->render());

So, I am rendering the body with the global template option and if there is an ajax request, the global template is overridden with ajax.php or empty template using $factory->load() :D

Silly mistakes!

  • Like 1
Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 month later...

hi Wanze, this system is awesome but I'm getting some issues working with the "Global template file" option, probably i didn't get the right purpose of this.

my setup is:
"templates/views/" for the path
"tpl" for the extensions
this works good as long as i use files like home.php + home.tpl
but when i set
"main" for the Global template file (or should write main.php??)
i get just blank pages.
Can you please provide an example of the correct use of this option and file structure ?
 

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 2 weeks later...

Hi Sevarf2,

Sorry for my late response...!

"main" for the Global template file (or should write main.php??)

Just "main" or "main.tpl" if you've set "tpl" as the extension.

i get just blank pages.
Can you please provide an example of the correct use of this option and file structure ?

What is the content of your main.tpl? You should see this content rendered by the selected engine.

This option is useful if your controllers (aka Pw-Templates) all render the same markup. With this option, you'd define this markup in your "main.tpl" file, and home.php would render it. If you don't use the global template file, home.php would render "home.tpl".

Does it make sense?

Cheers

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 3 weeks later...
  • 2 weeks later...

This looks very nice module Wanze, thanks.

One thing i don't understand.

Why people hook into Page::render instead of TemplateFile::render, which is actual ultimate output buffer for templates.

Forked your module and trying to figure out this and that, i like it mostly, just few things i wanted to test out.

Sorry if this post is on wrong forum section, feel free to move it to proper place.

Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi Stikki,

Thanks!

Please report any issues or new features you'd like to see here!

Why people hook into Page::render instead of TemplateFile::render, which is actual ultimate output buffer for templates.

Never thought about that, have you tried it? :)

Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 1 year later...

This option is useful if your controllers (aka Pw-Templates) all render the same markup. With this option, you'd define this markup in your "main.tpl" file, and home.php would render it. If you don't use the global template file, home.php would render "home.tpl".

Hi Wanze!

I'm having trouble understanding the file structure yet.  

What happens with PW's _main.php and _init.php?

Where the views get the project's css/js/etc.?

What am I missing? :)

Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

  • Similar Content

    • By FireWire
      Hello community!

      I want to share a new module I've been working on that I think could be a big boost for multi-language ProcessWire sites.

      Some background, I was looking for a way for our company website to be efficiently translated as working with human translators was pretty laborious and a lack of updating content created a divergence between languages. I, and several other devs here, have talked about translation integrations and have recognized the power that DeepL has. DeepL is an AI deep learning powered service that delivers translation quality beyond any automated service available. After access to the API was opened up to the US, I built Fluency, a DeepL translation integration for ProcessWire.
      Fluency brings automated translation to every multi-language field in the admin, and also provides a translation tool allowing the user to translate their text to any language without it being inside a template's field. With Fluency you can:
      Translate any plain textarea or text input Translate any CKEditor content (yes, with markup) Translate page names for fully localized URLs on every page Translate your in-template translation function wrapped strings Translate modules Fluency is free, and now so is DeepL
      Since this module was first built DeepL has introduced free Developer accounts that allow anyone to start using Fluency at zero cost and beginning with the version 0.3.0 release Fluency now supports free DeepL accounts. As of June 2021 DeepL supports translation to 26 languages and continues to offer more!
      Installation and usage is completely plug and play. Whether you're building a new multi-language site, need to update a site to multi-language, or simply want to stop manually translating a site and make any language a one-click deal, it could not be easier to do it. Fluency works by having you match the languages configured in ProcessWIre to DeepL's. You can have your site translating to any or all of the languages DeepL translates to in minutes (quite literally).
      Let's break out the screenshots...
      When the default language tab is shown, a message is displayed to let users know that translation is available. Clicking on each tab shows a link that says "Translate from English". Clicking it shows an animated overlay with the word "Translating..." cycling through each language and a light gradient shift. Have a CKEditor field? All good. Fluency will translated it and use DeepL's ability to translate text within HTML tags. CKEditor fields can be translated as easily and accurately as text/textarea fields.

      Repeaters and AJAX created fields also have translation enabled thanks to a JavaScript MutationObserver that searches for multi-language fields and adds translation as they're inserted into the DOM. If there's a multi-language field on the page, it will have translation added.

      Same goes for image description fields. Multi-language SEO friendly images are good to go.

      Creating a new page from one of your templates? Translate your title, and also translate your page name for native language URLs. (Not available for Russian, Chinese, or Japanese languages due to URL limitations). These can be changed in the "Settings" tab for any page as well so whether you're translating new pages or existing pages, you control the URLs everywhere.

      Language configuration pages are no different. Translate the names of your languages and search for both Site Translation Files (including all of your modules)

      Translate all of the static text in your templates as well. Notice that the placeholders are retained. DeepL is pretty good at recognizing and keeping non-translatable strings like that. If it is changed, it's easy to fix manually.

      Fluency adds a "Translate" item to the CMS header. When clicked this opens up a modal with a full translation tool that lets the user translate any language to any language. No need to leave the admin if you need to translate content from a secondary language back to the default ProcessWire language. There is also a button to get the current API usage statistics. DeepL account owners can set billing limitations via character count to control costs. This may help larger sites or sites being retrofitted keep an eye on their usage. Fluency can be used by users having roles given the fluency-translate permission.

      It couldn't be easier to add Fluency to your new or existing website. Simply add your API key and you're shown what languages are currently available for translation from/to as provided by DeepL. This list and all configuration options are taken live from the API so when DeepL releases new languages you can add them to your site without any work. No module updates, just an easy configuration. Just match the language you configured in ProcessWire to the DeepL language you want it to be associated with and you're done. Fluency also allows you to create a list of words/phrases that will not be translated which can prevent items such as brands and company names from being translated when they shouldn't

       
      Limitations:
      No "translate page" - Translating multiple fields can be done by clicking multiple translation links on multiple fields at once but engineering a "one click page translate" is not feasible from a user experience standpoint. The time it takes to translate one field can be a second or two, but cumulatively that may take much longer (CKEditor fields are slower than plain text fields). There may be a workaround in the future but it isn't currently on the roadmap. No "translate site" - Same thing goes for translating an entire website at once. It would be great, but it would be a very intense process and take a very (very) long time. There may be a workaround in the future but it isn't on the roadmap. No current support for Inline CKEditor fields - Handling for CKEditor on-demand hasn't been implemented yet, this is planned for a future release though and can be done. I just forgot about it because I've never really used that feature personally.. Alpha release - This module is in alpha. Releases should be stable and usable, but there may be edge case issues. Test the module thoroughly and please report any bugs via a Github issue on the repository or respond here. Please note that the browser plugin for Grammarly conflicts with Fluency (as it does with many web applications). To address this issue it is recommended that you disable Grammarly when using Fluency, or open the admin to edit pages in a private window where Grammarly may not be loaded. This is an issue that may not have a resolution as creating a workaround may not be possible. If you have insight as to how this may be solved please visit the Github page and file a bugfix ticket.
      Requirements:
      ProcessWire  3.0+ UIKit Admin Theme That's Fluency in a nutshell. A core effort in this module is to create it so that there is nothing DeepL related hard-coded in that would require updating it when DeepL offers new languages. I would like this to be a future-friendly module that doesn't require developer work to keep it up-to-date.
      The Module Is Free
      This is my first real module and I want to give it back to the community as thanks. This is the best CMS I've worked with (thank you Ryan & contributors) and a great community (thank you dear reader).
      DeepL Developer Accounts
      In addition to paid Pro Developer accounts, DeepL now offers no-cost free accounts. Now all ProcessWire developers and users can use Fluency at no cost.
      Learn more about free and paid accounts by visiting the DeepL website. Sign up for a Developer account, get an API key, and start using Fluency today.
      Download & Feedback
      Download the latest version here
      https://github.com/SkyLundy/Fluency-Translation/archive/main.zip
      Github repository:
      https://github.com/SkyLundy/Fluency-Translation
      File issues and feature requests here (your feedback and testing is greatly appreciated):
      https://github.com/SkyLundy/Fluency-Translation/issues
       
      Thank you! ¡Gracias! Ich danke Ihnen! Merci! Obrigado! Grazie! Dank u wel! Dziękuję! Спасибо! ありがとうございます! 谢谢你!

    • By monollonom
      (once again I was surprised to see a work of mine pop up in the newsletter, this time without even listing the module on PW modules website 😅. Thx @teppo !)
      Github: https://github.com/romaincazier/FieldtypeQRCode
      Modules directory: https://processwire.com/modules/fieldtype-qrcode/
      This is a simple module I made so a client could quickly grab a QR Code of the page's url in the admin.
      There's not much to it for now, but if need be you can output anything using a hook:
      $wire->addHookAfter("FieldtypeQRCode::getQRText", function($event) { $event->return = "Your custom text"; }) You can also output the QR code on your front-end by calling the field:
      echo $page->qr_code_field; The module uses the PHP library QR Code Generator by Kazuhiko Arase. When looking for a way to generate a QR Code in PW I came across @ryan's integration in his TFA module. I'm not very familiar with fieldtype/inputfield module development so I blindly followed @bernhard (great) tutorial and his BaseFieldtypeRuntime. At some point I'll take a deeper look to make a module on my own.
      Some ideas for improvements :
      add the ability to choose what to ouput : page's url / editUrl / file(s) / image(s) / ... allow to output multiple QR codes ?
    • By Chris Bennett
      https://github.com/chrisbennett-Bene/AdminThemeTweaker
      Inspired by @bernhard's excellent work on the new customisable LESS CSS getting rolled into the core soon, I thought I would offer up the module for beta testing, if it is of interest to anyone.

      It takes a different approach to admin styling, basically using the Cascade part of CSS to over-ride default UiKit values.
      Values are stored in ModuleConfig Module creates a separate AdminThemeTweaker Folder at root, so it can link to AdminThemeTweaker.php as CSS AdminThemeTweaker.php reads the module values, constructs the CSS variables then includes the CSS framework Can be switched on and off with a click. Uninstall removes everything, thanks to bernhard's wonderful remove dir & contents function.
      It won't touch your core. It won't care if stuff is upgraded. You won't need to compile anything and you don't need to touch CSS unless you want to.

      It won't do much at all apart from read some values from your module config, work out the right CSS variables to use (auto contrast based on selected backgrounds) and throw it on your screen.
      You can configure a lot of stuff, leave it as it comes (dark and curvy), change two main colors (background and content background) or delve deep to configure custom margins, height of mastheads, and all manner of silly stuff I never use.

      Have been developing it for somewhere around 2 years now. It has been (and will continue to be) constantly tweaked over that time, as I click on something and find something else to do.
      That said, it is pretty solid and has been in constant use as my sole Admin styling option for all of those 2 years.

      If nothing else, it would be great if it can provide any assistance to @bernhard or other contributor's who may be looking to solve some of the quirkier UiKit behavior.
      Has (in my opinion) more robust and predictable handling of hidden Inputfields, data-colwidths and showIf wrappers.
      I am very keen to help out with that stuff in any way I can, though LESS (and any css frameworks/tools basically) are not my go.
      I love CSS variables and banging-rocks-together, no-dependency CSS you can write with notepad.



       

    • By opalepatrick
      I see old posts saying that repeaters are not the way to go in Custom Process Modules. If that is the case, when using forms (as I am trying to do) how would one tackle things like repeat contact fields where there can be multiple requirements for contact details with different parameters? (Like point of contact, director, etc) or even telephone numbers that have different uses?
      Just for background I am creating a process module that allows me to create types of financial applications in the admin area (no need to publish any of this, pure admin) that require a lot of personal or company information.
      Maybe I am thinking about this incorrectly?
    • By HMCB
      I ran across a reference to IftRunner module. The post was 6 years ago. I cant find it in available modules. Has it been pulled?
×
×
  • Create New...