Werner Krauss

Freelancer. Does PHP since 1998 and uses Silverstripe since 2009. Runs different customer websites and his main project, www.hallstatt.net with it.

When he's not in front of his laptop he enjoys family and playing his guitar.

Posts by Werner Krauss for Blog:

Fixing MySQL 5.7 troubles easily

Many hosters are now updating their machines to use MySQL 5.7. A minor update doesn't sound that bad, unfortunately one small change in MySQL's default config can cause major headaches...
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Getting the new SilverStripe pattern library running

When SilverStripe 4.1 came out I read an interesting note in the changelog about the new pattern library.
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SS4: add HTML to a FormField label

Everyone knows that "Terms and Conditions" checkbox in forms. "By signing up you agree to..." with a link to the terms and condiditions.
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SS4: Replacement for good ol’ $ThemeDir: or loading themed resources

The upgrade to SS4.1 has changed how themed resources (and any other resources) need to be loaded. They will need to be loaded from the public/resources/ directory now.
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SS4: Uncaught TypeError on dev/build

I updated a project to SilverStripe 4.1 on an older development VM. When running dev/build I got an error:
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SS4: edit many_many_extraFields in a GridField detail form

In a recent project I had a $many_many relation between TeamMember and TeamGroup where each member can have a different role per group.
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Syncing a ManyManyList

Sometimes you want to update a ManyMany relation to have exact this set of foreign keys. Not just adding and deleting, but both - best in just one call.
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Batch renaming files and adding padded zeros to numbers

Today a customer sent me some hundred images I should add to an image gallery. Unfortunately the files were renamed under windows: uppercase JPG extension and - really annoying -...
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Responsive Media added via TinyMCE in SilverStripe

In SilverStripe you can add Videos within the TinyMCE Editor by using the "Insert Media" Button.
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