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FieldtypeMapMarker Module for ProcessWire 2.1+



This Fieldtype for ProcessWire 2.1+ holds an address or location name, and automatically geocodes the address to latitude/longitude using Google Maps API.

This Fieldtype was also created to serve as an example of creating a custom Fieldtype and Inputfield that contains multiple pieces of data.

Download at: https://github.com/r...ldtypeMapMarker


How to Use


To use, install FieldtypeMapMarker like you would any other module (install instructions: http://processwire.c...wnload/modules/). Then create a new field that uses it. Add that field to a template and edit a page using that template. Enter an address, place or location of any sort into the 'Address' field and hit Save. For example, Google Maps will geocode any of these:


  • 125 E. Court Square, Decatur, GA 30030
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Disney World

The address will be converted into latitude/longitude coordinates when you save the page. The field will also show a map of the location once it has the coordinates.

On the front end, you can utilize this data for your own Google Maps (or anything else that you might need latitude/longitude for).

Lets assume that your field is called 'marker'. Here is how you would access the components of it from the API:
 

<?php
echo $page->marker->address;    // outputs the address you entered
echo $page->marker->lat;        // outputs the latitude
echo $page->marker->lng;        // outputs the longitude

Of course, this Fieldtype works without it's Inputfield too. To geocode an address from the API, all you need to do is set or change the 'address' component of your field, i.e.
 

<?php
$page->marker->address = 'Disney Land';
$page->save(); // lat/lng will now be updated to Disney Land's lat/lng

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Edited by Nico Knoll
Added the "module" tag.
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Thanks again for another useful module.

I've been testing this out and everything works as expected. Here is some initial feedback and a question.

- Is it possible to distribute modules like this with additional files (css, js etc) already in a folder? It might save some confusion and make the install simpler - i.e just copy this MapMarker folder into the modules directory and press the check for new modules in the admin interface.

- Add a link in readme.txt to this forum post (the instructions here seem more current)

- Add an explanation of the status codes (OK Approximate, OK Rooftop etc) or maybe just a link to the google maps info on responses :

http://code.google.com/apis/maps/documentation/javascript/services.html#GeocodingResponses

- After saving a location, set the default zoom of map to be a bit closer (like 15)

- It would be nice to update the map without pressing save (just being picky now :)

- Will this module eventually replace or merge with the GMap Fieldtype module? The major functionality difference which I need, is being able to manually add a place on the map. I am using this for a Places directory and most of the locations cannot be geocoded or don’t have an actual address (parks, playgrounds, statues, points of interest etc.), so manually adding a point on the map is quite important.

Thanks,

Michael

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- Is it possible to distribute modules like this with additional files (css, js etc) already in a folder? It might save some confusion and make the install simpler - i.e just copy this MapMarker folder into the modules directory and press the check for new modules in the admin interface.

Just will comment on this. I don't get what you mean. It actually IS in a folder. THe download is like "ryancramerdesign-FieldtypeMapMarker-09847d5" just rename it to "FieldtypeMapMarker", drop it in modules folder and your set.

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Thanks for your feedback Mjmurphy!

- Is it possible to distribute modules like this with additional files (css, js etc) already in a folder? It might save some confusion and make the install simpler - i.e just copy this MapMarker folder into the modules directory and press the check for new modules in the admin interface.

I don't think I have control over the filename that GitHub creates for the ZIP file. So what Soma suggested to rename it is probably the best bet. Or, this would be even better if you have the capability on your server:

cd site/modules/ 
git clone git://github.com/ryancramerdesign/FieldtypeMapMarker.git

Then you'll end up with a nice dir called /site/modules/FieldtypeMapMarker/ with all the files in it. :) And whenever you want to update it, just do this:

git pull

…and that's all there is to it.

- Add a link in readme.txt to this forum post (the instructions here seem more current)

Good idea, I just did it.

- Add an explanation of the status codes (OK Approximate, OK Rooftop etc) or maybe just a link to the google maps info on responses

- After saving a location, set the default zoom of map to be a bit closer (like 15)

I'm actually planning on doing something with the combination of these two. I'm going to use the status codes to determine the zoom level. Just haven't gotten around to it yet. But zoom level is one of those things that is a bit hard to predict what people will need. For instance, I needed it zoomed out in the project where I used it. I figured the safest bet is to zoom according to the address accuracy and/or provide a config option that lets people set what default zoom they want.

- It would be nice to update the map without pressing save (just being picky now

I agree it would be nice. :) But this is a Fieldtype that's designed to function non-interactively (like if you were using it from the API), so the geocoding can't be dependent upon javascript. If interactive updates were added, they would have to be something separate (and perhaps something to do in a future version).

- Will this module eventually replace or merge with the GMap Fieldtype module? The major functionality difference which I need, is being able to manually add a place on the map. I am using this for a Places directory and most of the locations cannot be geocoded or don’t have an actual address (parks, playgrounds, statues, points of interest etc.), so manually adding a point on the map is quite important.

I wasn't thinking of it as a replacement for that module, though perhaps the functionality of the two could be combined. The primary intention with this module was to serve as a demonstration for people that are making their own fieldtypes. So I'm interested in keeping it straightforward and easy for someone to follow. If there's a way we can add the capability you've mentioned without adding much complexity to it, I'd certainly like to. I don't currently know how to add that capability, but am interested in learning how.

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@Ryan Thank you for another great module.

In the light of recent introduction of multilanguage features at least in dev branch I wanted to ask how can I make the map desplay in the language current back-end user is using? I tried to modify (hardcode) Gogle Maps API string, adding language parameter, but nothing changed.

EDIT: Oh, sorry. I found I can change it in init(), the only thing to do now is to "map" language code in PW with language code used in Google API. I wonder what is the best way to do it.

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Can you post what you found with how to localize Google Maps? I've not looked into this yet, and just wanted to have a starting point. I'll update the module to support PW 2.2 languages.

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It's as simple as use language=xx parameter in url, for now I just did this to request it in Russian:

$this->config->scripts->add(($this->config->https ? 'https' : 'http') . '://maps.google.com/maps/api/js?language=ru&sensor=false');

Language codes can be found here along with other information: Supported languages

So, I think, it's pretty easy to integrate maps localization in PW both into front- and back-ends. Just find a way to relate languages' codes with internal language names. Maybe it's a good idea to take this Google's language codes as a basis for PW's translations classification?

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Thanks for this info and link–that's a great reference. It looks like the language codes generally line up with the codes we're recommending people use for their language names (at least for the first 2 characters), but I don't think we can count on that.

I think what we'll do is have this module's installer add a field to the 'language' template (when present) that lets one specify the Google Maps language code for each language. Then this module can just get the language code from $user->language->gmap_lang; or something like that.

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Cool idea! I can't express enogh how much I love flexibility of processwire. The hardest task though is to make good decisions when your possibilities almost limitless and a system doesn't dictate you ways of thinking. Got to think yourself instead, a lot :)

I guess making such a flexible yet robust system is a extremely  challenging task, especially for just one brain. Tell us, Ryan, how did you invision PW back in the beginning of it's history, does it have any precursors which inspired its creation?

Sorry for offtopic, again :)

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Slkwrm, thanks for your kind words, glad you are enjoying ProcessWire. With regard to flexibility, I would just say that I prefer to let the project dictate the best way for things to go together rather than the platform. I think that comes from being a bit old school about design/development and not wanting CMSs interrupting the design/development workflow. I've written a few CMSs already over the last 10 years, several custom platforms and a couple previous products (Dictator and ProcessWire 1), so I guess I've had plenty of time to make mistakes, learn from them, and hopefully ProcessWire benefits from that. :) But don't give me too much credit, because it's mostly just trial and error, and time.

Give credit to yourself and the community here– ProcessWire is far better as a result of the community. Everyone here is helping to make it a much better and more flexible product than I ever could have on my own.

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The community is great indeed. I hope together we'll enhance and polish PW so it could shine brighter :)

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I would just say that I prefer to let the project dictate the best way for things to go together rather than the platform

That's why it's so funny that you named the CMS Dictator before :D

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Yes Dictator was a bad name. :) But it had good intentions. It was the name of one of Thomas Edison's inventions for some machine that assisted with outputting content. It was supposed to be that kind of Dictator, not the kind that tells others what to do or an evil ruler or anything like that. :)

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I don't think I have control over the filename that GitHub creates for the ZIP file. So what Soma suggested to rename it is probably the best bet. Or, this would be even better if you have the capability on your server:

Ryan, you can easily create a release for download by adding a tag to a particular commit (git tag "tag_name"). This tag can be a version number (for example "pw2.3"). Then you can push your local tags to Github (git push --tags). It will automatically create a download file with a tag name + .zip extension. Look at this:

https://github.com/c...hp/cakephp/tags

That's how it works.

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Thanks for the tip Robert. I'd read about these tags, but never really understood exactly how they worked. Good to get some insight on this and perhaps I should start using them here.

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This module could be useful on my website about Sweden.

What I actually want is the following:

A zoomable Sweden map (Google Maps) with attractions, sight-seeing tips, national parks etc. These markers should be clickable and lead to a page about this specific attraction/sight-seeing tip etc.

Would this work with this module?

The easy part is to add the map marker field type to the pages. But how difficult is it to show the markers on the map and make it clickable? Is there someone here that has done something similar?

/Jasper

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If I'm understanding the need correctly, it's not that hard to do with Google Maps v3 API. Here's a few examples that uses the MapMarker fieldtype:

http://www.di.net/almanac/firms/

http://www.di.net/almanac/buildings/tallest-buildings/

http://www.di.net/almanac/buildings/art-museums/

These use the stock Map Marker fieldtype, so that each item (firm, building, art museum, etc.) has a Map Marker fieldtype. Then the index page with the big map cycles through all the children and adds the coordinates for each:

$js = "<script type='text/javascript'>RCDMap.init('map', 0, 0);";

foreach($page->children as $item) {
   $js .= "\nRCDMap.addMarker('{$item->title}', '{$item->url}', '{$item->map->lat}', {$item->map->lng});";
}

$js .= "</script>";
echo $js; 

The above uses my RCDMap class. Feel free to grab it if you find it helpful. You'll want to view the source on any of those URLs above to see how it works. http://www.di.net/almanac/site/templates/scripts/RCDMap.js

Note that you'll also need jQuery and Google Maps in your <head>:

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.4/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://maps.google.com/maps/api/js?sensor=false"></script>
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Thanks Ryan, this was the kind of answer I was hoping for. :)

For some reason I started reading about FusionTables to store locations but that did seem way to complicated. :lol:

Now off to the building part....

/Jasper

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Since allow_url_fopen() is deactivated by some hosting companies here is a little workaround for using Curl:

open MapMarker.php and insert somewhere (e.g. after the last function) the following function:

private function file_get_contents_curl($url) {
 $ch = curl_init();
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HEADER, 0);
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
 curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $url);
 $data = curl_exec($ch);
 curl_close($ch);
 return $data;
}

comment out the follwing check:

 if(!ini_get('allow_url_fopen')) {
  $this->error("Geocode is not supported because 'allow_url_fopen' is disabled in PHP");
  return 0;
 }

and change this line:

$json = file_get_contents($url);

to

$json = $this->file_get_contents_curl($url);

works fine for me.

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I just like to add work code, if some one have a problem to make it work, after install the Module.

This code is for parent page when the city map or address will show all children inside map,

echo "\n\n<div id='map1'></div>"; //div to show in template map

$js = "<script type='text/javascript'>";

$js .= "RCDMap.options.zoom = 2;";
$js .= "RCDMap.init('map1', 0, 0);";
foreach($page->children as $items) {
    $js .= "\nRCDMap.addMarker('{$items->title}', '{$items->url}', {$items->map->lat}, {$items->map->lng});";
}
$js .= "RCDMap.fitToMarkers();";

$js .= "</script>";
echo $js;

Here is code for a single page for city, hotels, or what ever u want to use it,

echo "<div id='map'></div>"; //div to show in template map

$js = "<script type='text/javascript'>";

$js .= "RCDMap.options.zoom = 10;";
$js .= "RCDMap.init('map', {$page->map->lat}, {$page->map->lng});";
$js .= "RCDMap.addMarker('{$page->title}', '', {$page->map->lat}, {$page->map->lng});";

$js .= "</script>";

echo $js;

CSS

#map {
width: 100%;
height: 300px;
margin: 1em 0;
}

#map1 {
width: 100%;
height: 500px;
margin: 1em 0;
}

JS

<script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.6.4/jquery.min.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="http://maps.google.com/maps/api/js?sensor=false"></script>

<script type="text/javascript" src="http://www.di.net/almanac/site/templates/scripts/RCDMap.js"></script> /*this is from Ryan you can put it in your folder*/

Thanks to RYAN,

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Would it be possible to add drag and drop for pinning a location?

Like this: http://jsfiddle.net/salman/ZW9jP/4/

Got it working. Just the updating of the address filed when manually moving the marker is missing.

/**
* Display a Google Map and pinpoint a location for InputfieldMapMarker
*
*/

var InputfieldMapMarker = {

options: {
zoom: 5,
draggable: true,
center: null,
mapTypeId: google.maps.MapTypeId.HYBRID,
scrollwheel: false,
mapTypeControlOptions: {
style: google.maps.MapTypeControlStyle.DROPDOWN_MENU
},
scaleControl: false,

},

init: function(mapId, lat, lng) {
var options = InputfieldMapMarker.options;
options.center = new google.maps.LatLng(lat, lng);
options.zoom = 5;
var map = new google.maps.Map(document.getElementById(mapId), options);
var marker = new google.maps.Marker({
position: options.center,
map: map,
draggable: options.draggable
});
document.getElementById("_Inputfield_karta_lat").value = marker.getPosition().lat();
	document.getElementById("_Inputfield_karta_lng").value = marker.getPosition().lng();

	google.maps.event.addListener(marker, 'dragend', function (event) {
		document.getElementById("_Inputfield_karta_lat").value = this.getPosition().lat();
		document.getElementById("_Inputfield_karta_lng").value = this.getPosition().lng();
	});

}
};

$(document).ready(function() {
$(".InputfieldMapMarkerMap").each(function() {
var $t = $(this);
InputfieldMapMarker.init($t.attr('id'), $t.attr('data-lat'), $t.attr('data-lng'));
});
});
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Thanks for your updates. This module has been updated with your changes, so it now supports drag-n-drop positioning.

While I was in there, I added reverse geocoding (generating an address from the marker position), live geocoding of the address changes (previously it required a submit) and a toggle checkbox to enable/disable geocoding.

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      How it works
      This module identifies the virtual parents and virtual children by way of template. You define a single template as the virtual parent template and one or more templates as the virtual child templates. Anytime pages using the child template(s) are siblings of a page using the parent template, those child pages will appear as children of the virtual parent in the page list and tree menu.
      You will want to create dedicated templates for identifying virtual parents and virtual children and reserve them just for use with this module.
      Features
      Adjusts both page list and tree flyout menu to show the virtual parent/child structure, including the count of child pages. Works everywhere page list is used: Page List Select / Page List Select Multiple (and therefore CKEditor link dialog). Intercepts the "Add page" process in admin, so that when an attempt is made to add a child to a virtual parent, the child is added where it belongs (the next level up) and the template selection is limited to virtual child templates. Intercepts moving and sorting pages in the page list, to ensure only virtual children may be moved/sorted under the virtual parent. Superusers have a toggle switch at the bottom of the page list to easily disable/enable Virtual Parents in order to get a view of what the real page structure is. Usage
      Install the Virtual Parents module.
      In the module config, enter pairs of parent/child template names in the form virtual_parent_template=virtual_child_template. If needed you can specify multiple pipe-separated child templates: virtual_parent_template=child_template_1|child_template_2. One pair of template names per line.
      There is a checkbox in the module config to toggle Virtual Pages on and off, but it's more convenient to use this from the page list.
      Notes
      It's important to keep in mind the real location of the virtual child pages. This module is only concerned with adjusting the appearance of page list and tree menu for the sake of visual grouping and tidiness. In all other respects the virtual children are not children of the virtual parent at all.
      It's recommended to select an icon for the virtual parent template (Advanced tab) so virtual parents are marked out in the page list as being different from normal parent pages.
      Do not place real children under a virtual parent. There is some protection against this when moving pages in the page list, but when it comes to changing a page's parent via the Settings tab the only protection is common sense.
       
      https://github.com/Toutouwai/VirtualParents
    • By horst
      Wire Mail SMTP

      An extension to the new WireMail base class that uses SMTP-transport

      This module integrates EmailMessage, SMTP and SASL php-libraries from Manuel Lemos into ProcessWire. I use this continously evolved libraries for about 10 years now and there was never a reason or occasion not to do so. I use it nearly every day in my office for automated composing and sending personalized messages with attachments, requests for Disposition Notifications, etc. Also I have used it for sending personalized Bulkmails many times.

      The WireMailSmtp module extends the new email-related WireMail base class introduced in ProcessWire 2.4.1 (while this writing, the dev-branch only).
       
      Here are Ryans announcement.



      Current Version 0.2.7
      get it from the Modules Directory Install and Configure

      Download the module into your site/modules/ directory and install it.

      In the config page you fill in settings for the SMTP server and optionaly the (default) sender, like email address, name and signature.
      You can test the smtp settings directly there. If it says "SUCCESS! SMTP settings appear to work correctly." you are ready to start using it in templates, modules or bootstrap scripts.


      Usage Examples
      The simplest way to use it:
      $numSent = wireMail($to, $from, $subject, $textBody); $numSent = wireMail($to, '', $subject, $textBody); // or with a default sender emailaddress on config page This will send a plain text message to each recipient.
       
      You may also use the object oriented style:
      $mail = wireMail(); // calling an empty wireMail() returns a wireMail object $mail->to($toEmail, $toName); $mail->from = $yourEmailaddress; // if you don't have set a default sender in config // or if you want to override that $mail->subject($subject); $mail->body($textBody); $numSent = $mail->send(); Or chained, like everywhere in ProcessWire:
      $mail = wireMail(); $numSent = $mail->to($toEmail)->subject($subject)->body($textBody)->send(); Additionaly to the basics there are more options available with WireMailSmtp. The main difference compared to the WireMail BaseClass is the sendSingle option. With it you can set only one To-Recipient but additional CC-Recipients.
      $mail = wireMail(); $mail->sendSingle(true)->to($toEmail, $toName)->cc(array('person1@example.com', 'person2@example.com', 'person3@example.com')); $numSent = $mail->subject($subject)->body($textBody)->send(); The same as function call with options array:
      $options = array( 'sendSingle' => true, 'cc' => array('person1@example.com', 'person2@example.com', 'person3@example.com') ); $numSent = wireMail($to, '', $subject, $textBody, $options); There are methods to your disposal to check if you have the right WireMail-Class and if the SMTP-settings are working:
      $mail = wireMail(); if($mail->className != 'WireMailSmtp') { // Uups, wrong WireMail-Class: do something to inform the user and quit echo "<p>Couldn't get the right WireMail-Module (WireMailSmtp). found: {$mail->className}</p>"; return; } if(!$mail->testConnection()) { // Connection not working: echo "<p>Couldn't connect to the SMTP server. Please check the {$mail->className} modules config settings!</p>"; return; } Following are a ...


      List of all options and features


      testConnection () - returns true on success, false on failures


      sendSingle ( true | false ) - default is false

      sendBulk ( true | false ) - default is false, Set this to true if you have lots of recipients (50+)


      to ($recipients) - one emailaddress or array with multiple emailaddresses

      cc ($recipients) - only available with mode sendSingle, one emailaddress or array with multiple emailaddresses

      bcc ($recipients) - one emailaddress or array with multiple emailaddresses

       
      from = 'person@example.com' - emailaddress, can be set in module config (called Sender Emailaddress) but it can be overwritten here

      fromName = 'Name Surname' - optional, can be set in module config (called Sender Name) but it can be overwritten here


      priority (3) - 1 = Highest | 2 = High | 3 = Normal | 4 = Low | 5 = Lowest

      dispositionNotification () or notification () - request a Disposition Notification


      subject ($subject) - subject of the message

      body ($textBody) - use this one alone to create and send plainText emailmessages

      bodyHTML ($htmlBody) - use this to create a Multipart Alternative Emailmessage (containing a HTML-Part and a Plaintext-Part as fallback)

      addSignature ( true | false ) - the default-behave is selectable in config screen, this can be overridden here
      (only available if a signature is defined in the config screen)

      attachment ($filename, $alternativeBasename = "") - add attachment file, optionally alternative basename


      send () - send the message(s) and return number of successful sent messages


      getResult () - returns a dump (array) with all recipients (to, cc, bcc) and settings you have selected with the message, the message subject and body, and lists of successfull addresses and failed addresses,


      logActivity ($logmessage) - you may log success if you want

      logError ($logmessage) - you may log warnings, too. - Errors are logged automaticaly
       
       
      useSentLog (true | false) - intended for usage with e.g. third party newsletter modules - tells the send() method to make usage of the sentLog-methods - the following three sentLog methods are hookable, e.g. if you don't want log into files you may provide your own storage, or add additional functionality here

      sentLogReset ()  - starts a new LogSession - Best usage would be interactively once when setting up a new Newsletter

      sentLogGet ()  - is called automaticly within the send() method - returns an array containing all previously used emailaddresses

      sentLogAdd ($emailaddress)  - is called automaticly within the send() method
       
      Changelog: https://github.com/horst-n/WireMailSmtp/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md
       
    • By ukyo
      Call ProcessWire API Functions Inside STRING
      Github Repo
      Current status : BETA
      Each called method must return string value !
      I added all functions, but not tested all. I focused page(), page()->render and field properties (label, description and notes). I also tested some basic pages() api calls.
      Your API calls must start with { and must end with }. For use multiple arguments inside functions, separate arguments with ~ char.
      NOTE If you pass directly arguments to api {page(title)}, this call will check for requestedApiCall()->get(arguments).
      USAGE
      processString(string, page, language); Get page title <?php $str = "You are here : {page:title}"; echo processString($str); ?> Get page children render result <?php $str = "Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua. Ut enim ad minim veniam, quis nostrud exercitation ullamco laboris nisi ut aliquip ex ea commodo consequat.<hr>{page:render:children}"; echo processString($str); ?> Get homepage title <?php $str = "You can visit our <a hre='{pages(1):url}'>{pages:get(1):title}</a>"; echo processString($str); ?> Get title field label, description or notes <?php $str = "Our title field properties are : label: {label(title)} - description: {description(title)} - notes: {notes(title)}"; echo processString($str); ?> Multiple examples <?php $str = " <ul class='uk-list uk-list-striped'> <li><b>01: GET FIELD LABEL</b> <code>&#123;label(title)&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{label(title)}</code></li> <li><b>02: GET FIELD LABEL WITH PREFIX</b> <code>&#123;label(title~=> )&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{label(title~=> )}</code></li> <li><b>03: GET FIELD LABEL WITH SUFFIX</b> <code>&#123;label(title~~ <=)&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{label(title~~ <=)}</code></li> <li><b>04: GET FIELD DESCRIPTION</b> <code>&#123;description(title)&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{description(title)}</code><br> <li><b>05: GET FIELD DESCRIPTION WITH PREFIX</b> <code>&#123;description(title~=> )&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{description(title~=> )}</code></li> <li><b>06: GET FIELD DESCRIPTION WITH SUFFIX</b> <code>&#123;description(title~~ <=)&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{description(title~~ <=)}</code></li> <li><b>07: GET FIELD NOTES</b> <code>&#123;notes(title)&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{notes(title)}</code><br> <li><b>08: GET FIELD NOTES WITH PREFIX</b> <code>&#123;notes(title~=> )&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{notes(title~=> )}</code></li> <li><b>09: GET FIELD NOTES WITH SUFFIX</b> <code>&#123;notes(title~~ <=)&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{notes(title~~ <=)}</code></li> <li><b>10: GET PAGE TITLE</b> <code>&#123;page(title)&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{page(title)}</code></li> <li><b>11: GET PAGE TITLE</b> <code>&#123;page:title&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{page:title}</code></li> <li><b>12: GET PAGE RENDER TITLE</b> <code>&#123;page:render:title&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{page:render:title}</code></li> <li><b>12: GET HOMEPAGE TITLE</b> <code>&#123;pages:get(template=home):title&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{pages:get(template=home):title}</code></li> <li><b>13: GET HOMEPAGE TEMPLATE ID</b> <code>&#123;pages:get(template=home):template:id&#125;</code> <b>RESULT :</b> <code>{pages:get(template=home):template:id}</code></li> </ul> "; echo processString($str); ?>
    • By Robin S
      This module corrects a few things that I find awkward about the "Add New Template" workflow in the PW admin. I opened a wishlist topic a while back because it would good to resolve some of these things in the core, but this module is a stopgap for now.
      Originally I was going to share these as a few standalone hooks, but decided to bundle them together in a configurable module instead. This module should be considered alpha until it has gone through some more testing.
      Add Template Enhancements
      Adds some efficiency enhancements when adding or cloning templates via admin.

      Features
      Derive template label from name: if you like to give each of your templates a label then this feature can save some time. When one or more new templates are added in admin a label is derived automatically from the name. There are options for underscore/hyphen replacement and capitalisation of the label. Edit template after add: when adding only a single template, the template is automatically opened for editing after it is added. Copy field contexts when cloning: this copies the field contexts (a.k.a. overrides such as column width, label and description) from the source template to the new template when using the "Duplicate/clone this template?" feature on the Advanced tab. Copy field contexts when duplicating fields: this copies the field contexts if you select the "Duplicate fields used by another template" option when adding a new template. Usage
      Install the Add Template Enhancements module.
      Configure the module settings according to what suits you.
       
      https://github.com/Toutouwai/AddTemplateEnhancements