NYCPHP Meetup

[joomla] Embed PHP in Joomla's HTML?

Anthony Ferrara ircmaxell at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 27 14:11:26 EDT 2007


I wonder if my atachement came through... I wrote a
1.5 Native plugin to do this...
http://www.joomlaperformance.com/component/option,com_docman/task,cat_view/gid,23/Itemid,39/

It restricts it to articles authored by Admins or
Super Admins ONLY...
--- Norman ONeil <norman at enorm2.com> wrote:

> Did lassie ever show up? Is timmy still trapped in
> the barn? The guy  
> that developed klphp has been awol for quite some
> time, I don't know  
> if he was around for the transition to joomla
> 1.0.xxx
> 
> Here are a couple fo links if you want try and track
> him down.
> 
>
http://www.idealagent.com/component/option,com_frontpage/Itemid,1/
> 
> Here is the original thread for the mambot release
> 
>
http://forum.mamboserver.com/showthread.php?t=39551&highlight=konlong
> 
> On a side note, would be kind of nice to include
> this functionality  
> in the core of Joomla and say, let the super admin
> decide what level  
> of user can use it.
> 
> 
> 
> Norman O'Neil
> eNorm
> P.O. Box 6592
> Portsmouth, NH 03802- 6592
> 978.255.2672
> http://www.enorm2.com
> 
> 
> 
> On Aug 27, 2007, at 4:06 AM, David A. Roth wrote:
> 
> > Thanks to everyone who replied to my posting.
> >
> > I installed the plugin and the module. So far, I
> have not been able  
> > to get the plugin to work. The module works fine,
> and prints out  
> > "hello world" as a module. But any attempts to
> insert code into an  
> > article such as:
> >
> > {kl_php} echo "Hello out there"; {/kl_php}
> >
> > outputs this:
> >
> > {kl_php} echo "Hello out there"; {/kl_php}
> >
> > I did see the suggestion on the Mambo forum that
> the editor might  
> > be inserting some formatting. So I selected No
> Editor, and tried it  
> > again not allowing any sort of HTML to reformat
> this little bit of  
> > instruction and the results were the same. The
> System Legacy plugin  
> > was enabled.
> >
> > Wondering at this point if it might be Joomla
> 1.5rc1, I installed  
> > just the mambot plug-in and enabled it with Joomla
> 1.0.12 and then  
> > it worked!
> >
> > OK, I want to be a good citizen here within the
> Joomla community  
> > and report this so it will work with Joomla 1.5. I
> would like some  
> > advice here, since I know this isn't part of the
> Joomla core. What  
> > is the best way to proceed? Post to a Joomla
> forum? Contact the  
> > authors (see below), but which one since this
> isn't a Mambo concern?
> >> <?php
> >> /**
> >> * PHP Evaluation Mambot
> >> * author John Long
> <konlong at mail.mambobrothers.com>
> >> * Based on the "Code Highliting Mambot" by
> eddieajau
> >> **/
> >> // $Id: moscode.php,v 1.1 2003/12/15 00:39:03
> eddieajau Exp $
> >> /**
> >> * Code Highlighting Mambot
> >> * @package Mambo Open Source
> >> * @Copyright (C) 2000 - 2003 Miro International
> Pty Ltd
> >> * @ All rights reserved
> >> * @ Mambo Open Source is Free Software
> >> * @ Released under GNU/GPL License :
> http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/ 
> >> gpl.html
> >> * @version $Revision: 1.1 $
> >> * @author Andrew Eddie
> <eddieajau at user.sourceforge.net>
> >> **/
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > David Roth
> > rothmail at comcast.net
> >
> >
> > On Aug 26, 2007, at 6:58 AM, Donna Marie Vincent
> wrote:
> >
> >> I use the kl_php mambot
> (http://forum.mamboserver.com/ 
> >> showthread.php?t=39551)  to include php in
> content items:
> >>
> >> {kl_php} ...some php code... {/kl_php}
> >>
> >> or write the php code in a file, then include the
> file wherever I  
> >> want it.
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message ----
> >> From: David A. Roth <rothmail at comcast.net>
> >> To: NYPHP SIG: Joomla <joomla at lists.nyphp.org>
> >> Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2007 1:55:00 AM
> >> Subject: [joomla] Embed PHP in Joomla's HTML?
> >>
> >> I am converting an HTML based web site to Joomla
> 1.5RC1. In the body
> >> of the HTML, it has about 10 lines of PHP code
> which grabs a number
> >> from another web site so it can display this
> number in the middle of
> >> a sentence. Something like, "...with the current
> member now at 810
> >> members...". The number 810 is grabbed from an
> external web site
> >> which gets updated when the number of members
> increases or decreases.
> >>
> >> OK, I thought about how this might be done. One
> was to write a Joomla
> >> Module to do the PHP, but didn't want to deal
> with the formatting of
> >> the rest of the article to make it look like a
> natural one that
> >> Joomla does so well.
> >>
> >> The other idea, is that I went to Edit the
> article and select for it
> >> to display HTML. I then inserted the PHP code
> such as:
> >> <?PHP
> >>
> >> php code goes here
> >> ?>
> >>
> >> I saved that and proceeded to reload the page in
> Joomla and no output
> >> was generated from the PHP code. I returned to
> the article, had it
> >> display HTML once again, and my PHP I included
> was gone.
> >> Now I never did this before in Joomla 1.x, so I
> don't know if insert
> >> PHP is supported in this manner or not.
> >>
> >> Q: Can PHP be embedded into the body of text in
> Joomla as I described
> >> above to carry out its task?
> >>
> >> Q: Should I be forced to write a module and
> include the whole article
> >> inside the module just to do the PHP?
> >>
> >> Q: Is there a more clever Joomla-like way to
> accomplish this in the
> >> manner similar to how mosimage (jpgs) are
> inserted into the body of
> >> text, but executed a PHP script?
> >>
> >> Q: And what of Timmy, trapped in the well with
> Lassie distracted by a
> >> ripped box of vanilla flavored Frosty Paws®  that
> fell off the truck?
> >> When will help ever arrive? :-)
> >>
> >> Thanks in advance,
> >>
> >> David Roth
> >> rothmail at comcast.net
> >>
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> 
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