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How do I search for modules?


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Judge

Community Member, 79 Posts

21 January 2010 at 5:11am

There does not appear to be a method to search for modules on this website. In fact not all modules are even displaying.

I downloaded one module (data manager) that required the SWFloader module, but that is not anywhere in the modules index. I eventually found it through Google, but can not find any route to it on this website.

http://www.silverstripe.org/swfuploadfield-module/

Is there any way a simply keyword search can be added for the modules, themes and widgets?

-- Jason

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Taffy

Community Member, 119 Posts

21 January 2010 at 5:35am

There have been a couple of discussions on this:

http://groups.google.com/group/silverstripe-dev/browse_thread/thread/62702cc71697ac7f/4d49b779b114bd04?lnk=gst&q=modules&safe=active#4d49b779b114bd04

http://groups.google.com/group/silverstripe-dev/browse_thread/thread/cf2f5728df15d4f5/29a970e0f3857631?lnk=gst&q=modules&safe=active#29a970e0f3857631

You can browse a load of silverstripe modules @ http://open.silverstripe.org/browser/modules/ Some in early dev hence not being listed on http://silverstripe.org/modules/ . The problem is this does not include 3rd party modules like the DOM or SWFuploadfield.

Saying that the SWFuploadfield is listed. You must not have been looking at the unsupported modules @ http://silverstripe.org/modules/prerelease

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Judge

Community Member, 79 Posts

21 January 2010 at 6:23am

Edited: 21/01/2010 6:25am

I am looking in the supported modules, which cover three pages:

http://silverstripe.org/modules/
http://silverstripe.org/modules/?start=10
http://silverstripe.org/modules/?start=20

It (SWFuploadeder) is not on any of those pages.

I'd be surprised if the SWFuploader is not a supported module because the supported Data Object Manager requires it. I only discovered this module existed when I got this error as soon as the Data Object Manager was installed:

Error: DataObjectManager requires the SWFUpload module.

I'll keep my eye on updates in Trac though.

-- Jason

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

21 January 2010 at 12:19pm

@Judge - I think its listed as a unsupported module http://silverstripe.org/swfuploadfield-module/.

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Judge

Community Member, 79 Posts

21 January 2010 at 12:28pm

Oh yes, page 9:

http://silverstripe.org/modules/prerelease?start=80

I couldn't find that before.

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Taffy

Community Member, 119 Posts

22 January 2010 at 10:03pm

They have just announced a re-vamp of the modules section http://groups.google.com/group/silverstripe-dev/browse_thread/thread/58f80c53dd9288f9

http://silverstripe.org/modules

Looks much better. Cheers SS :)