Werner Krauss

Freelancer. Does PHP since 1998 and uses Silverstripe since 2009. Runs different customer websites and his main project, www.hallstatt.net with it.

When he's not in front of his laptop he enjoys family and playing his guitar.

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SS4: Replacement for good ol’ $ThemeDir: or loading themed resources

The upgrade to SS4.1 has changed how themed resources (and any other resources) need to be loaded. They will need to be loaded from the public/resources/ directory now.
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SS4: Uncaught TypeError on dev/build

I updated a project to SilverStripe 4.1 on an older development VM. When running dev/build I got an error:
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SS4: edit many_many_extraFields in a GridField detail form

In a recent project I had a $many_many relation between TeamMember and TeamGroup where each member can have a different role per group.
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Syncing a ManyManyList

Sometimes you want to update a ManyMany relation to have exact this set of foreign keys. Not just adding and deleting, but both - best in just one call.
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Batch renaming files and adding padded zeros to numbers

Today a customer sent me some hundred images I should add to an image gallery. Unfortunately the files were renamed under windows: uppercase JPG extension and - really annoying -...
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Responsive Media added via TinyMCE in SilverStripe

In SilverStripe you can add Videos within the TinyMCE Editor by using the "Insert Media" Button.
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Scaffolding Forms With many_many Relations (And Checkboxes)

In one of my latest projects we have a lot of frontend forms related to DataObjects. Instead of building the FieldList manually we use the form scaffolder, a great tool.
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How to get all many_many relations of a list

When you have a $many_many relation, e.g. Page m:n RelationTag, it's easy to get all the Tags of one specific Page.
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Partial Caching and JavaScript Requirements

Partial Caching is a great tool for speeding up your website - but if done too aggresively your javascript will not be included.
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