Adds a new field to images to allow them to be cropped. This will give the ability to save as new or overwrite current image.
Adds the ability to crop images from within the SilverStripe file section.
Installation is supported via composer only
composer require webbuilders-group/silverstripe-image-cropper-field
dev/build?flush=allto regenerate the manifest
There is nothing to configure. Once you install and run
dev/build?flush=all, you can begin cropping images right away from within the file section of the CMS.
Image Cropper Field has a wide array of tools that will help any CMS Admin crop their images and limit the need to use external tools like Photoshop.
Image Cropper Field will not overwrite the current image and instead will create a new image. The filename of the new image is determined by the filename of the current image. The new image is saved into the
Cropped subfolder. The name of the new image can be changed before you click the
Crop Image button.
Once it has created the new image, a green alert will be shown along with a link to your new image; However, this link will, currently, not be shown when you are using this field from the
file Insert Form.
Once the link is clicked, you will be taken to your new image.
More features/tools to come in version 2:
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Q: I can't find my image after creating it in the
file Insert Form. Where is my new image?
A: Your new image will be saved to the subfolder named
Cropped. You will have to, currently, refresh the page and open the insert image window again to get the image to show up when cropping from the
file Insert Form.
Q: How do I change the folder the image saves too?
A: In this current version, you cannot change where the image is saved too. We will be trying to add it in a future release.
Q: You keep mentioning
file Insert Form, where is this form? Do I use it?
file Insert Form can be found when you interact with the
Files popup window, so either by clicking on the
insert from files button on a WYSIWYG editor or by clicking the
browse button/link on an upload field. The image below is the
file Insert Form that is referred too.
Q: Can I use this field on a page or a dataobject?
A: Currently this field is designed only to be used in the file system of the CMS and the
file Insert Form. There are plans to allow this field to be used on pages/dataobjects, and it will most likely come in version 2.
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