Complexity Simplified? (Seblod CCK walk through)


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What is SEBLOD?
Who are SEBLOD?
Who uses SEBLOD?
Why use SEBLOD?

pros and cons
Sites built with SEBLOD

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Presenter: Dwight Barnard & Matthew Philogene
Category: Joomla

Published in: Technology

Complexity Simplified? (Seblod CCK walk through)

  1. 1. Complexity Simplified? (SEBLOD CCK walk through) 19/10/2013 Pepared by: Dwight Barnard Presented by: Matthew Philogene
  2. 2. Contents ● ● ● ● What is SEBLOD? Who are SEBLOD? Who uses SEBLOD? Why use SEBLOD? ○ overview ○ pros and cons ○ summary ● Sites built with SEBLOD
  3. 3. What is SEBLOD? CCK OR WAB (web application builder)? Much more than just a CCK, SEBLOD is a real Application Builder for Joomla! Set up complex forms using ● ● ● ● ● computation rules conditional states processing triggers web services and more. When you’re done, package and reuse your work or share on
  4. 4. Who are SEBLOD? SEBLOD is developed by Octopoos a French based company constantly adapting to the Joomla environment, to ensure safety and optimum performance of your site... Octopoos Team ● ● ● ● ● ● Alexandre Lapoux Mehdi Baba Ali Lionel Ratel Romain Lapoux Sebastien Heraud Sébastien Lapoux
  5. 5. Who uses SEBLOD? ● End User ○ ○ ○ custom content types (purpose driven input & layouts) multilingual support ACL ● Builder ○ ○ full control over data storage and templating front end forms ● Developer ○ ○ sits on joomla framework built in support for SOAP, REST, XML (use data from any server)
  6. 6. Why use SEBLOD? Overview Based on the concept of CCK (Content Construction Kit), SEBLOD enables the advanced management of content types while remaining compatible with all Joomla extensions. Total integration in Joomla! Multi-site system Use of com_content, com_categories, com_users… Single Joomla installation for several sites, separated front and admin for each site… Advanced management of forms & content types Drag&Drop Interfaces, AJAX, over 40 field types… Customizable storage Multi criteria search & list views One or many simultaneous storage modes: SQL, JSON, XML… Customizable criteria, results list templates… Flexible Plugin system Template Framework 42 positions… "Out of the box" applications Create / import / export your own packs (including content types + search features + list templates...) Field, validation, typo, storage, link, live...
  7. 7. Why use SEBLOD? Pros and Cons As with any product or service there are always going to be positives and negatives. In our experience SEBLOD’s positives by far outweigh the negatives. Pros ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Drag&Drop Interfaces Custom Fields (40+ types) Powerful Search Template Overrides Import / Export Functions Multi-site system Customizable Storage Plugin System Online Marketplace Community Forum Cons ● ● ● Complex Limited Documentation Many Hidden Features
  8. 8. Why use SEBLOD? Drag&Drop Interfaces Move any of the joomla core fields to a template position of your choice in any view: ● ● ● ● admin site form intro content Or create your own custom fields for assignment
  9. 9. Why use SEBLOD? Custom Fields (40+ types) Take control of your content with custom fields. ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● ● Wysiwyg Editor Textarea Email Select Simple Select Multiple GroupX Radio Checkbox Upload File Calendar FieldX Select Dynamic
  10. 10. Why use SEBLOD? Powerful Search Shape search criteria based on: ● ● ● ● ● ● ● computation rules conditional states staging processing triggers live values user access
  11. 11. Why use SEBLOD? Template Overrides Full control over output front-end and admin areas: ● ● ● ● admin form site form intro content ● ● search form list
  12. 12. Why use SEBLOD? Import / Export Functions SEBLOD Importer SEBLOD importer is the ultimate time saver when you have need to bring in a lot of content! SEBLOD Exporter Export data from Joomla and SEBLOD, including custom fields.
  13. 13. Why use SEBLOD? Multi-site system This multi-sites solution is the only available native Joomla solution that only uses the Joomla database without any table duplication. Manage multiple joomla sites from a single Joomla admin area.
  14. 14. Why use SEBLOD? Customizable Storage Data anywhere! Use Joomla default tables, create your own tables or let SEBLOD manage it for you. Built in support for (use data from any server): ● SOAP ● REST ● XML
  15. 15. Why use SEBLOD? Plugin System Extend functionality and behaviour by creating or installing plugins. Sell your plugins on the SEBLOD marketplace.
  16. 16. Why use SEBLOD? Online Marketplace Benefit from the Generic “SPIRIT” ethos exercised by the Octopoos team as they share their constantly evolving library of plugins, templates and content types on the SEBLOD Marketplace. Developers feel free to create your own store and share/sell your creations.
  17. 17. Why use SEBLOD? Community Forum Need Help! A healthy community at your disposal to answer your questions on a range of topics. ● ● ● ● ● ● General Discussions Languages & Translations Forms & Content Types Lists & Search Types Fields & Plug-ins Templates & Position Variations Report an issue
  18. 18. Why use SEBLOD? Summary Take control of Joomla! with the most flexible extension ever made!
  19. 19. Sites built with SEBLOD?
  20. 20. Thank You! Special Thanks to the organisers and sponsors of the event. Also everyone in attendance, look forward to seeing you next year.