Frontend support ?

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Frontend support ?

Post by pepperstreet » March 8th, 2015, 6:24 pm

Hello,
does AlterArticles work in frontend submission, too? :^) :??:

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Re: Frontend support ?

Post by Admin » March 9th, 2015, 5:10 am

We will check, thanks for a ticket created - we will reply there.

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Re: Frontend support ?

Post by pepperstreet » March 11th, 2015, 7:56 pm

(currently on a different machine and location, so I am going to respond here)

Thanks for your quick answer, altough it was negative one. :(

You wrote, this functionality is not supported by Joomla. Really? If so, that's a real bummer. All those J! core and custom form fields possibilities (I've looked into the docs), and everything is backend only? I can't believe it... Is Joomla limited to that very basic frontend article submission? There must be a way around it...

I would like to hear your opinion and insights as a developer (i don't have enough details and knowledge about Joomla API and the future. Will it be improved to extend frontend forms as well?)

Thanks in advance.

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Re: Frontend support ?

Post by Admin » March 12th, 2015, 12:59 am

Probably custom frontend article form layout can help - it will display required fields.

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Re: Frontend support ?

Post by pepperstreet » March 12th, 2015, 4:56 am

Admin wrote:Probably custom frontend article form layout can help - it will display required fields.
In general, or do you mean it might work for "Alter Articles"?
If yes, any chance you might test it and write a news post about it?

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Re: Frontend support ?

Post by Admin » March 13th, 2015, 8:24 am

Yes, it can work, but custom layout is unique for each Joomla template and requires custom coding.
So it's not simple and most users won't use this feature because they don't have a developer :(