Getting URL Parameters in concrete5

October 6, 2012 by

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.

Module Based Forms Directory

September 1, 2012 by

Keeping form classes together in each module is the preferred way to store them, rather than in the library folder, for instance. Keeping the Zend Framework naming conventions in mind, this is a very easy task.

Adding Custom Variables to Zend Framework Forms

July 25, 2012 by

It is often necessary to add data to form elements from outside of the form. Examples of scenarios where this would be useful include data fetched from a data store or data saved in sessions. In this article, we will discuss two ways of doing this, one of which has several advantages over the other.

Using a Separate Routes Configuration File

July 22, 2012 by

In the Zend Framework, there are many ways to add custom routes to a project. Adding them to the application.ini file quickly makes the file very big and harder to maintain. In this article, we will show two ways of writing custom routes in a separate configuration file.