There is a lot to learn about new eZ Publish 5 stack. The reason is simple: new architecture and new frameworks are being used. Lot of legacy knowledge is going to be deprecated, many tips & tricks you know now are no longer usable. The good thing is that the new platform is much more powerful simply because it uses Symfony framework. This blog post gives a perfect example on how to deal with problems when trying to use the new stack in your project.
eZ Flow enables content editors to create rich layouts in eZ Publish and is mostly used on portal pages. Read on to see how we can use the same tool for managing content elements in pagelayout template.
As we all know, eZ Publish is very powerful, so much that there are probably some settings you didn’t even know existed and when you do find them, you feel like a luckiest man/woman alive. But, so much power can sometimes bring lots of headaches :)
One, relatively recent, headache I was having was when setting up host_uri siteaccess matching on one fairly large multilanguage & multisite eZ Publish installation. The installation has couple of databases and domains and many languages.
Few years back when eZ Find (on github) showed up we soon started to deploy it on almost every site we were implementing. The hearth of eZ Find is Solr - a Lucene based java search engine with REST interface. Bundled wit eZ Find comes Jetty for running the whole java stack with one command to keep the usage as simple as possible. We switched to Apache Tomcat instead. Learn why.
This tip is only for advanced and experienced developers, classified as "do not do this at home" and "no warranty".
eZ Filter jQuery plugin is a simple plugin which binds select element with eZ Publish CMS view parameters.
In this blog post we present a simple example on how to build a spatial search with eZFind. The most common usage of the spatial search would be finding the nearest locations available and this is what we are describing here.