5.7 database insert/update

concrete5 5.7 stopped using ADODB and uses DBAL instead. if you are building an addon/ or you need to know how to update or insert something into your database more securely with special characters ability. this how-to is for you!

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Logical OR filtering for multi select attributes

A quick general helper function for logical OR filtering of multi select attributes for user lists, collection lists , file lists or custom lists.


Get an addon or theme ready for the marketplace

An addon or theme that works beautifully and obviously for the developer may not be robust, easy or user-proof enough for the marketplace. Here are some of the common technical issues.


Using a Custom URL Attribute for External Redirection

While this how-to can be applied to any situation where you might need a permanent external redirect (301) from any page within the site, I am writing this specifically for a redirect to google+ business page.

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Third party assets in packages

Include third party code libraries and other assets in a concrete5 package.


Getting the URL for a block or package tool

A quick refresher on building URLs for tools files in blocks, packages and the root /tools directory.


Get ecommerce product name and description for use in custom blocks

Get ecommerce product name and description within a custom block on product_detail page types.


Check prerequisites before installing a package

During package installation, check prerequisites and prevent installation if prerequisites are not met.