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Cloudinary CakePHP plugin

Cloudinary CakePHP plugin provides seemless integration of Cloudinary services with CakePHP framework for simple and efficient management of applications images

Explore the PhotoAlbumCake sample for usage example.

Requirements

  • PHP 5.3 or higher
  • CakePHP 2.x

Installation

Composer

  1. Create a new directory for myapp

     mkdir myapp
     cd myapp
    
  2. Install CakePHP using composer (based on CakePHP Cookbook

    1. Setup Composer and get CakePHP:

       echo '{}' > composer.json
       composer config vendor-dir Vendor
       composer config repositories.0 pear 'http://pear.cakephp.org'
       composer require 'pear-cakephp/cakephp:>=2.4.0'
      
    2. Bake a new project

       Vendor/bin/cake bake project .
      
    3. You may define CAKE_CORE_INCLUDE_PATH to a relative path as suggested in the cookbook by adding the following to webroot/index.php:

       define(
           'CAKE_CORE_INCLUDE_PATH',
           ROOT . DS . APP_DIR . '/Vendor/pear-pear.cakephp.org/CakePHP'
       );
      
    4. Add the following lines to Config/bootstrap.php:

       // Load composer autoload.
       require APP . '/Vendor/autoload.php';
      
       // Auto load CloudinaryCake plugin
       \CloudinaryCakeLoader::load();
      
  3. Install Cloudinary CakePHP

     composer require 'cloudinary/cloudinary_cake_php:>=1.0.0'
    
  4. Configure Cloudinary using the CLOUDINARY_URL environment variable, or the Config/CloudinaryPrivate.php configuration file

Manual

  1. Create a CakePHP project

  2. Download cloudinary_php from here

  3. Extract the cloudinary_php archive into vendors library

  4. Download cloudinary_cake_php from here

  5. Extract the cloudinary_cake_php archive into vendors library

  6. Configure cloudinary

    1. Environment variable - export CLOUDINARY\_URL = "cloudinary://API_KEY:API_SECRET@CLOUD_NAME" (Check your settings in Cloudinary console)
    2. Create app/Config/CloudinaryPrivate.php using vendors/cloudinary_php/samples/PhotoAlbumCake/Config/CloudinaryPrivate.php.sample
  7. Load the cloudinary plugin by adding the following lines to app/Config/bootstrap.php:

     // Load plugin
     CakePlugin::load('CloudinaryCake', array('bootstrap' => true, 'routes' => false,
         'path' => ROOT . DS 'vendors' . DS 'cloudinary_php' . DS . 'cake_plugin' . DS . 'CloudinaryCake' . DS));
    
     // required when using `CloudinaryPrivate.php` for cloudinary configuration
     Configure::load('CloudinaryPrivate');
     \Cloudinary::config(Configure::read('cloudinary'));
    

Usage

CloudinaryBehavior

CloudinaryBehavior adds Cloudinary support for CakePHP Models. It helps storing references to cloudinary images in a simple text field of your model.

Setup

Assuming you have a Photo model with cloudinaryIdentifier text field for storing cloudinary images references - you can add the following code to your model

Models/photo.php:

[...]
class Photo extends AppModel {
    public $actsAs = array('CloudinaryCake.Cloudinary' => array('fields' => array('cloudinaryIdentifier')));
    [...]
}

Usage

This will allow you to access the cloudinaryIdentifier as a CloudinaryField. Here's a sample controller code -

Controller/PhotosController.php:

class PhotosController extends AppController {
    [...]
    // set the specified Photo's image to the default one
    public function set_default_image($id) {
        $options = array('conditions' => array('Photo.' . $this->Photo->primaryKey => $id));
        $photo = $this->Photo->find('first', $options);

        $photo['Photo']['cloudinaryIdentifier']->upload(DEFAULT_IMAGE_PATH);
        $this->Photo->save($photo);
    }

    [...]
    // Creates a new image from post data. Sets $image_url to the cloudinary url of the image with the given transformation.
    public function add() {
        $this->Photo->create();
        $success = $this->Photo->save($this->request->data);
        if ($success) {
            $image_url = $this->Photo->data['Photo']['cloudinaryIdentifier']->url(array(
                "width" => 100, "height" => 100, "crop" => "fill"));
        }
	    $this->set('photo', $this->Photo->data);
    }
    [...]
}

CloudinaryHelper

CloudinaryHelper is an extension of the CakePHP InputHelper. It can be used for loading cloudinary_js, presenting images, creating forms with image inputs and more.

Setup

You can load CloudinaryHelper using two methods -

Controller/PhotosController.php:

[...]
class PhotosController extends AppController {
    // Replace the FormHelper with CloudinaryHelper (recommended - accessible as $this->Form)
    public $helpers = array('Html', 'Form' => array('className' => 'CloudinaryCake.Cloudinary'));

    // Add CloudinaryHelper in addition to the default FormHelper (accessible as $this->Cloudinary instead of $this->Form)
    //public $helpers = array('Html', 'Form', 'CloudinaryCake.Cloudinary');
    [...]
}

Usage

You then can use it in any view of the controller:

View/Layouts/default.ctp:

[...]
<head>
    [...]
    # Include cloudinary_js dependencies (requires jQuery)
    echo $this->Form->cloudinary_includes();
    # Setup cloudinary_js using the current cloudinary_php configuration
    echo cloudinary_js_config();
    [...]
</head>
[...]

View/Photos/add.ctp:

[...]
    <span><?php echo __('Current Photo:'); ?></span>
    <?php echo $this->Form->cl_image_tag($photo['Photo']['cloudinaryIdentifier'],
        array("width" => 60, "height" => 60, "crop" => "thumb", "gravity" => "face")); ?>

    <?php echo $this->Form->create('Photo', array('type' => 'file')); ?>
        <legend><?php echo __('Edit Photo'); ?></legend>
        <?php
            echo $this->Form->input('id');
            # Backend upload:
            echo $this->Form->input('cloudinaryIdentifier');
            # Direct upload:
            #echo $this->Form->input('cloudinaryIdentifier', array("type" => "direct_upload"));
        ?>
    <?php echo $this->Form->end(__('Submit')); ?>
[...]