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SS3 - Requirements - Custom frontend methods...


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31 October 2012 at 9:24pm Community Member, 7 Posts

I would like to add some custom methods to Requirements for use in templates without hacking into the original Requirements.php source.

For example:

<% require mymethod(...) %>

It is easy enough to extend the Requirements backend but not so much the frontend. Any help is much appreciated.


1 November 2012 at 2:14am Community Member, 7 Posts

The best solution I came up with was to rename Requirements to Requirements_Frontend and call my custom frontend class Requirements and have it extend Requirements_Frontend. This way only a minimal code change is required in the original source.