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Creating a custom block in concrete5 is easy, but is often perceived as being difficult due to the many small steps involved. This article gives you a quick walkthrough of how to create your own simple contact block in concrete5.

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If you have been trying to use transactions in concrete5, then you might have been left wondering why on Earth it is not working. As it turns out, this functionality is not enabled by default. See why and how to enable it here, along with an example of how to use transactions in concrete5.

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When developing blocks in concrete5, you will most likely store data related to each block instance, such as settings. This data can easily be retrieved from within the block’s controller or in the block’s view scripts.

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This article shows how to add foreign key constraints to concrete5 packages or blocks by using db.xml files or a package controller. Using foreign keys is important to help ensure data integrity in the database.

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It is often useful or necessary to include parameters in URL addresses. Many people use one of PHP’s superglobals for this, but that is not a pretty approach. In this short article, you will learn a better solution while maintaining pretty URLs.

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Displaying the advanced TinyMCE editor in your concrete5 forms is very easy, but finding the documentation on how to do it is not so easy. In this short article, we will show you how to accomplish it with just a few lines of code.

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