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CakePHP AdminLTE Theme (1.1.0)

What's the news

The AdminLTE was updated version to 2.4.5.

The CakePHP was updated version compatible to 3.7.0.

This release 1.1.0 is can be considered the stable version, as indicated in the SemVer.org recommendations.

Installation

You can install using composer.

composer require maiconpinto/cakephp-adminlte-theme

Enable Plugin

// src/Application.php

public function bootstrap()
{
    $this->addPlugin('AdminLTE');
}

Before of CakePHP 3.7

// config/bootstrap.php

Plugin::load('AdminLTE', ['bootstrap' => true, 'routes' => true]);

Enable Theme

// src/Controller/AppController.php

public function beforeRender(Event $event)
{
    $this->viewBuilder()->setTheme('AdminLTE');

    // Before of CakePHP 3.5
    $this->viewBuilder()->theme('AdminLTE');
}

Enable Form

// src/View/AppView.php

public function initialize()
{
    $this->loadHelper('Form', ['className' => 'AdminLTE.Form']);
}

Configure

// new config/adminlte.php file

return [
    'Theme' => [
        'title' => 'AdminLTE',
        'logo' => [
            'mini' => '<b>A</b>LT',
            'large' => '<b>Admin</b>LTE'
        ],
        'login' => [
            'show_remember' => true,
            'show_register' => true,
            'show_social' => true
        ],
        'folder' => ROOT,
        'skin' => 'blue'
    ]
];

// config/bootstrap.php

Configure::load('adminlte', 'default');

Before of CakePHP 3.7

// config/bootstrap.php

Configure::write('Theme', [
    'title' => 'AdminLTE',
    'logo' => [
        'mini' => '<b>A</b>LT',
        'large' => '<b>Admin</b>LTE'
    ],
    'login' => [
        'show_remember' => true,
        'show_register' => true,
        'show_social' => true
    ],
    'folder' => ROOT,
    'skin' => 'blue' // default is 'blue'
]);

Customize Layout

If you want to Customize Layout

What's the features

Layouts

There are 10 layout files.

  • boxed
  • collapsed
  • default it's the main layout
  • documentation
  • fixed
  • lockscreen
  • login
  • print
  • register
  • top

View Blocks

There are 3 Blocks where you can extend your theme.

  • css
<?php echo $this->fetch('css'); ?>

One example is src/Template/Pages/home.ctp:

<?php echo $this->Html->css('AdminLTE./bower_components/morris.js/morris', ['block' => 'css']); ?>
  • script
<?php echo $this->fetch('script'); ?>

One example is src/Template/Pages/home.ctp:

<?php echo $this->Html->script('AdminLTE./bower_components/morris.js/morris.min', ['block' => 'script']); ?>
  • scriptBottom
<?php echo $this->fetch('scriptBottom'); ?>

One example is src/Template/Pages/home.ctp:

<?php $this->start('scriptBottom'); ?>
    <script>
      $.widget.bridge('uibutton', $.ui.button);
    </script>
<?php  $this->end(); ?>

Elements

There are 7 element files.

  • Element/
    • aside/
      • form
      • sidebar-menu
      • user-panel
    • aside-control-sidebar
    • aside-main-sidebar
    • footer
    • nav-top

Flash Message

The theme is prepared to show Flash Messages.

<?php echo $this->Flash->render(); ?>
<?php echo $this->Flash->render('auth'); ?>

Bake

One of the better Cake features. The theme is prepared to use Bake.

bin/cake bake all user --theme AdminLTE

View

  • AdminLTEView

This is one the better theme feature. It change the pattern how Cake show view files.

Basically, you overwrite any theme, plugin and prefix files.

  1. src/Template/Plugin/$theme/Plugin/$plugin/$prefix/
  2. src/Template/Plugin/$theme/Plugin/$plugin/
  3. src/Template/Plugin/$theme/$prefix/
  4. src/Template/Plugin/$theme/

FormHelper

FormHelper by default has format template based on Foundation template. This helper overwrite these templates.

Behavior

  • DatepickerBehavior

When you configure App.defaultLocale to pt_BR this Behavior is util.

Locale

When you configure App.defaultLocale to pt_BR this Locale is util.

Page debug

Added link to default page of CakePHP.

Page debug

Contributing

  1. Fork it
  2. Create your feature branch (git checkout -b my-new-feature)
  3. Commit your changes (git commit -am 'Add some feature')
  4. Push to the branch (git push origin my-new-feature)
  5. Create new Pull Request