I'll also provide insights into how this site was made, as well as code examples and thoughts on how those could be further developed.
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Wagtail Streamfields - Propagating the required Attribute on Nested Blocks
Unlike Django form fields however, in Wagtail's Block class (from which all blocks derive), the required attribute is a read-only property. This means it can only be set in the class declaration rather than during instantiation.
This article presents a straightforward workaround, eliminating the necessity for extensive validation code in each affected block.
Efficient Cascading Choices in Wagtail Admin: A Smart Chooser Panel Solution
Learn how to implement this custom chooser panel, providing a one-click method to effortlessly manage cascading selections, enhancing your Wagtail experience.
Protecting Your Django Forms: Implementing Google reCAPTCHA V3 for Enhanced Security
Crafting a Bootstrap Navbar: How to Create Sticky Items for Persistent Visibility in Collapsed Mode
Unlocking Enhanced Navigation with Bootstrap: A Guide to Submenus in Dropdown Menus
Creating Custom Django Form Widgets with Responsive Front-End Behaviour
Creating Wagtail Streamfield StructBlocks with a Customised Editor Interface
Importing Text From File Into a textarea HTML Form Field
We'll tie this together by creating a custom FieldPanel in Wagtail's CMS and add some CSS to tidy things up.
Wagtail - Creating Custom Choosers with Viewsets
This article demonstrates how to create a custom chooser modal for the User model and add responsive filtering to search for records based on a defined set of columns.
Add Unaccent Support in PostgreSQL Search
I show a quick way to load the full extended character set into a custom backend and take you through how to verify that the search is indexing and returning results as desired from the command prompt. Finally, I'll use the custom backend for my Wagtail site search to return pages with unaccented queries.
Wagtail: Extending the Draftail Editor Part 4 - Custom Lists
I'll show how to create custom list styles within those limitations, and also how you can use a custom list to apply styling around a group of consecutive blocks of the same type.
Configuring a Dynamic Sitemap on Wagtail
With a quick bit of coding, you can set your sitemap to be created dynamically on demand, ensuring it always reflects the latest content.
We'll go through adjusting the lastmod field, and add values for the changefreq and priority on site, class or page level.
I'll show you how to add support for xhtml alternate entries for multi-lingual sites using a custom view in place of the built-in Wagtail sitemap app.
Finally, I add a method to notify Google of updates automatically on page publish/delete.