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  • Anatol
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    Disabling prototype for page comments Link to this post

    Hi,

    just in case this might help anyone. I'm building a site that uses the Mootools framework (in the frontend). It all works well, but when I allow comments on a page Silverstripe adds javascript validation with the Prototype JS framework. This creates a conflict with Mootools. You may run into similar problems with other frameworks such as jQuery.

    To get rid of Prototype you need to disable both AJAX commenting (in _config.php):

    PageCommentInterface::set_use_ajax_commenting(false);

    and remove the form validation (in e.g. Page.php):

    class Page_Controller extends ContentController {
       
       public function init() {
          parent::init();
          Validator::set_javascript_validation_handler('none');
       }

    Cheers!
    Anatol

  • Andrew Houle
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    Re: Disabling prototype for page comments Link to this post

    Thanks for taking the time to post this! I was running into the same issues (predictably so) with the jQuery library.

    Andy

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