October CMS v2 can now be updated from 1Pilot
Posted in OctoberCMS on Oct 19, 2021
With the latest release you will now be able to update the core and plugins in 1 click from the 1Pilot Dashboard, just like you could with the v1.
Add extra fields to User model or other model
Posted in OctoberCMS on Jan 29, 2019
Sometime you need to add extra fields to a model.
October CMS - The smart choice for your new website in 2019
Posted in News, OctoberCMS on Dec 07, 2018
Website owners will hear about October CMS from savvy agencies in 2019 - and here’s why. Building a modern, high-performance website in 2019?
You may find your agency touting this small player in the CMS market as the next big thing. October’s popularity rose by 30% in 2018, and it’s set to go after an even bigger share of the market this coming year.
October CMS welcomes 1Pilot
Posted in News, OctoberCMS on Nov 13, 2018
The popular content management system, October CMS, welcomes 1Pilot with open arms as a useful addition to the suite of plugins available to its users. They recognise its potential to enable digital agencies and web developers to spend less time on intensive website maintenance and devote more time to creativity.
Advanced repeaters in Static Pages plugin
Posted in OctoberCMS on Mar 16, 2018
RainLab Static Page plugin allow you to create simple custom fields and good news : advanced repeaters are also supported ! but they needs a few lines of code for work properly
Convert your model data from SimpleTree to NestedTree
Posted in OctoberCMS on Feb 05, 2018
A simple script to make your existing data compatible with NestedTree trait
How to add input masks to the backend
Posted in OctoberCMS on Nov 07, 2017
jquery.inputmask is a jQuery plugin which create an input mask. An inputmask helps the user with the input by ensuring a predefined format. Follow this tutorial
Backend - Display error messages before model fields
Posted in OctoberCMS on Oct 13, 2017
By default in the backend, when a model is saved and trigg errors you get the first error message displayed on the flash message. This work very nice for small forms. For big forms with many validations rules it's not the best behavior.
Get current user
Posted in OctoberCMS on Jun 22, 2017
Get current user in frontend and backend of OctoberCMS
Slug duplicated with soft trashed items
Posted in OctoberCMS on Jun 16, 2017
Make Sluggable trait work with soft deleted items without MySQL Integrity constraint violation.
Customize email verification for CampaignManager
Posted in OctoberCMS on Apr 03, 2017
One thing that doesn't look very "pro" with the Responsiv CampaignManager plugin are the "verification" and "unsubscribe" confirmation pages which are just a message on a blank page. Fortunately there is a way to change them.
Cron without command line
Posted in OctoberCMS on Mar 16, 2017
In a perfect world, all your clients will be on great host and on VPS server. But we had to deal also with crappy host that only provide fake cron job. They call a public https/http url every X min
HTTPS & .htaccess
Posted in OctoberCMS on Mar 15, 2017
How to redirect http to https for an apache server with .htaccess
Render the content of subpages
Posted in OctoberCMS on Sep 11, 2016
If you are building a onepage template with octoberCMS, it is a good idea to manage blocks with the Page plugin. But how can you render them on the final page without losing snippet functionality ?
Posted in OctoberCMS on Sep 08, 2016
OctoberCMS provide a great way to manage thumbnails.
Allow user to change avatar on their profile page
Posted in OctoberCMS on Sep 05, 2016
Use the nesti-uploader plugin to allow your user to change their avatar from the profile page.
Constant strings that you can use on every pages
Posted in OctoberCMS on Sep 04, 2016
On most websites you have common strings that need to be edited easily by the client.
Wysiwyg editor for RainLab Blog component
Posted in OctoberCMS on Sep 02, 2016
Default RainLab plugin use BlogMarkdown as editor. For non technician users, I prefer to use the regular editor.