Anna and Fito... thanks a lot for your help. I'll check out the custom Page stuff tonight!
- Ryan On Wed, Apr 7, 2010 at 11:23 AM, José Adolpho da Silva Gordo Neto < fitogo...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Ryan, > > Unless I am missing something, I think Radiant can meet your needs out > of the box with the help of a few extensions. However, I would do this > a little differently than you describe for simplicity's sake. I would > use the stereotype extension so that every page added under the / > meetings page would be created with the necessary body parts (Date, > Location, Description, etc...). Now everytime the non-technical user > creates a page under meetings, the correctly named body parts are > automatically added, and the user simply has to click on the relevant > body part and fill in the necessary info. > > I think there is an extension for building forms and calling them > through Radius tags, but I think the method I described above is a > little more straight forward and more inline with the overall Radiant > architecture. > > Someone please correct me if I'm wrong. > > -Fito > > > On Apr 7, 2010, at 11:36 AM, Ryan Ferretti wrote: > > > Hey Everyone, I just started looking into Radiant to use as our > > team's CMS > > and it looks pretty cool... you guys have done a great job! My > > question > > basically is about whether Radiant supports creating custom admin > > forms so > > that someone non-technical could create a page. Something like this > > scenario that uses the "Articles" page and its children from the > > Roasters > > Template: > > > > A person who knows no html/ruby can go into the admin section and > > create a > > new Article for a Meeting by just filling out certain fields like > > Meeting > > Title( which is technically Page Title now), Date of Meeting, > > Location, and > > Description. This would just be simple form without the Page Parts > > (body, > > extended). And then a technical person would obviously have to > > write the > > main Meetings page which aggregates its children and adds all of the > > styling... something like this: > > > > <r:children:each limit="5" order="desc"> > > <div class="entry"> > > <h3><r:link /></h3> <-- This could stay as the title --> > > <div class="posted"> > > Posted by <r:author /> on <r:date format="%B %d, %Y" /><em>|</ > > em><img > > src="http://spurrd.com/assets/123/comment.png" /><a href="<r:url > > />#disqus_thread">Comments</a><em>|</em><r:link>Read full > > article</r:link> > > </div> > > Date of Meeting: <r:content part="meeting_date" /> > > Location: <r:content part="meeting_location" /> > > Description: <r:content part="meeting_description" /> > > </div> > > </r:children:each> > > > > Is this possible out of the box or will it take a good amount of > > work to > > change the model/controller logic behind the scenes? Regardless of > > the > > answer we are definitely going to use Radiant on a different project > > with > > all technical people. Please let me know if I am not making sense. > > > > Thanks, > > Ryan > > _______________________________________________ > > Radiant mailing list > > Post: Radiant@radiantcms.org > > Search: http://radiantcms.org/mailing-list/search/ > > List Site: http://lists.radiantcms.org/mailman/listinfo/radiant > > Radiant: http://radiantcms.org > > Extensions: http://ext.radiantcms.org > > _______________________________________________ > Radiant mailing list > Post: Radiant@radiantcms.org > Search: http://radiantcms.org/mailing-list/search/ > List Site: http://lists.radiantcms.org/mailman/listinfo/radiant > Radiant: http://radiantcms.org > Extensions: http://ext.radiantcms.org > _______________________________________________ Radiant mailing list Post: Radiant@radiantcms.org Search: http://radiantcms.org/mailing-list/search/ List Site: http://lists.radiantcms.org/mailman/listinfo/radiant Radiant: http://radiantcms.org Extensions: http://ext.radiantcms.org