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    Thread: Feature Roadmap etc Development Discussion
Post: RE: Feature Roadmap etc Development Discussion

hi nice writeup! two comments from side: - my first priority would be to clean up the code structure and get GS to at least support more modern PHP (as an example by getting rid of all globals ...
ale Feature Requests 15 37,282 2013-06-01, 02:49:09
    Thread: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need suggestion from GS Team
Post: RE: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need...

hi shawn, the problem with the template engines that propose an own syntax: they tend to add more and more functionality until they somehow match what php can do. but, by trying to create a simpler s...
ale Developer Discussions 34 86,046 2013-03-02, 18:20:10
    Thread: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need suggestion from GS Team
Post: RE: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need...

Serenado Wrote: (2013-03-02, 00:58:50) -- I think I'll create a "fork" of the GS Blog with the use of the small RainTPL Engine and upload it for demonstration. I think people are afraid things will ...
ale Developer Discussions 34 86,046 2013-03-02, 08:46:54
    Thread: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need suggestion from GS Team
Post: RE: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need...

hi serenado, Serenado Wrote: (2013-02-25, 01:09:26) -- Quote: -- p.p.s.: i have versions of it that optionally read from a string instead of a file... -- This would be interesting. Could you shar...
ale Developer Discussions 34 86,046 2013-03-01, 18:11:16
    Thread: activating the plugin and setting it up
Post: RE: activating the plugin and setting it up

hi shawn, looking at the code, `register_plugin()` seems to get called each time the plugin is loaded. i'm looking for a way to do some sanity checks when the plugin gets activated (so first used!) ...
ale Developer Discussions 3 8,767 2013-02-28, 19:50:57
    Thread: activating the plugin and setting it up
Post: activating the plugin and setting it up

when a plugin is activated, change_plugin() should give a chance to the plugin to initialize itself (things like checking if all the paths it needs are writable...) i there is an interest i might s...
ale Developer Discussions 3 8,767 2013-02-27, 22:57:22
    Thread: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need suggestion from GS Team
Post: RE: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need...

Since I had to put a delay in my GS development... here is the code for the Template for the curious ones (it's slightly more than 1 KB :-) : PHP Code: -- -- And can be called i...
ale Developer Discussions 34 86,046 2013-02-24, 19:23:52
    Thread: what's the right way to get the list of pages
Post: what's the right way to get the list of pages

after my bug report https://github.com/GetSimpleCMS/GetSimpleCMS/issues/515 (asking for getPagesXmlValues() to return a value and not just populate a global) has been closed as invalid, i'm wondering ...
ale Developer Discussions 1 5,293 2013-02-11, 17:30:34
    Thread: Having a look at "Coding Best Practices for GetSimple"
Post: Having a look at "Coding Best Practices for GetSim...

This evening I had a look at http://get-simple.info/wiki/getsimple_coding and while I don't think that the rules are bad, they look a bit dated. 1. closing ?> tag at the end of the file: it's a goo...
ale Developer Discussions 1 5,947 2013-02-11, 05:18:17
    Thread: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need suggestion from GS Team
Post: RE: Can we use Template engine for Get-Simple need...

in the plugin i'm developing i'm adding a vey simple and php based template engine. it's about twenty lines of code, and it just "imports" variables from an arrays and makes them available in the loc...
ale Developer Discussions 34 86,046 2013-02-11, 04:59:48
    Thread: Sidebar items always point to the page tab
Post: RE: Sidebar items always point to the page tab

i'm managing the content of lists in the "pages" tab (where the content is...) and the creation the lists in the "settings" tab (where the real admin things are). the list of lists goes in the pages ...
ale Developer Discussions 12 26,560 2013-01-31, 02:17:42
    Thread: Sidebar items always point to the page tab
Post: RE: Sidebar items always point to the page tab

thanks shawn_a for the alternative way of routing to the page. i still think that when submitting a form, GS should default to the current tab/page ... but, well, first i want to be able to finish my...
ale Developer Discussions 12 26,560 2013-01-30, 23:10:56
    Thread: Find out if the backend is active
Post: RE: Find out if the backend is active

yep, "is_frontend()" is what i was looking for!
ale Developer Discussions 2 6,276 2013-01-25, 17:52:54
    Thread: Sidebar items always point to the page tab
Post: RE: Sidebar items always point to the page tab

Hi, thanks for the answers. passing the function name and the arguments is ok. a dedicated function may even be better, but that part is somehow ok... once you have read the documentation. ba...
ale Developer Discussions 12 26,560 2013-01-25, 03:47:51
    Thread: Find out if the backend is active
Post: Find out if the backend is active

i18n_specialpages uses PHP Code: -- if (basename($_SERVER['PHP_SELF']) && basename($_SERVER['PHP_SELF']) != 'index.php') { -- to find out if GS is in the backend... it works, but this looks ...
ale Developer Discussions 2 6,276 2013-01-24, 22:39:58
    Thread: Sidebar items always point to the page tab
Post: Sidebar items always point to the page tab

I'm trying to define plugin wide settings and I'd like to add the setting to the... Settings tab. Fine: there is the settings-sidebar add-action. But: the entry in the settings sidebar, then, po...
ale Developer Discussions 12 26,560 2013-01-24, 21:08:09
    Thread: IRC Channel
Post: RE: IRC Channel

I'm idling in there for a while...
ale Developer Discussions 9 18,654 2013-01-24, 19:50:33
    Thread: Quick GS State of the Union update!
Post: RE: Quick GS State of the Union update!

hi shawn, timbow has written a good list of the kind of information i'm missing. i went to github, browsed through the logs, found only small css + theme fixes since the start of beta... in the forum...
ale Announcements 19 47,773 2013-01-04, 18:57:05
    Thread: Quick GS State of the Union update!
Post: RE: Quick GS State of the Union update!

shawn_a Wrote: (2013-01-03, 00:15:43) -- Then click "change log" on the same page. 3.2 is in beta. See the beta forums. -- please sir, tell me more... more seriously: it's hard to find up to d...
ale Announcements 19 47,773 2013-01-03, 18:23:45
    Thread: Plugins that Should be Core
Post: RE: Plugins that Should be Core

hi shawn, i'm doing some work on "Item Manager" by mikeh... i think that -- once the security concerns are solved -- it should be possible to let it evolve in some sort of form builder...
ale Developer Discussions 19 44,002 2013-01-02, 03:24:49
    Thread: Quick GS State of the Union update!
Post: RE: Quick GS State of the Union update!

oh, now that i know that it's there, i've found a small "We keep all our code in svn over on GitHub.".... still, i would be interested in knowing what the plans ans status of 3.2 are... the milestone...
ale Announcements 19 47,773 2013-01-02, 03:14:29
    Thread: Quick GS State of the Union update!
Post: RE: Quick GS State of the Union update!

once again, i'm creating a website with get-simple... one thing i need for this site i'm porting to GS, is a collection of structured content. i've found the items manager and, while finding it a bit...
ale Announcements 19 47,773 2013-01-01, 20:50:44
    Thread: link to a subsite in the navigation
Post: link to a subsite in the navigation

hi connie! i think that it's the solution! ... even if it adds lot of features that i don't need (yet) thanks! a.l.e p.s.: greetings from a dyslexic who clicks on a link starting with "r" in the r...
ale Off Topic 4 15,125 2012-10-10, 14:03:43
    Thread: link to a subsite in the navigation
Post: link to a subsite in the navigation

hi, i've been using for some time getsimple cms and i'm rather happy with it. it's simple to use, lean and still i manage to manage a little site with it... i'd like to use it for another site i'm ...
ale Off Topic 4 15,125 2012-10-09, 21:05:03