dnadesign/silverstripe-generatepdf

This module generates a PDF version of a page

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Type:silverstripe-module

dev-master 2016-07-28 05:16 UTC

README

Introduction

This extension allow for a PDF version of any page to be created and served either via a direct link to the generated file or via a method that triggers the download of the generated pdf.

Requirements

Installation

composer require "dnadesign/silverstripe-generatepdf" "dev-master"

Extend any page type with the GeneratePDF extension as well as the page type controller with GeneratePDF_Controller extension. This can be done via the SilverStripe YAML config API

mysite/_config/app.yml

Page:
  extensions:
    - GeneratePDF
   
Page_Controller:
  extensions:
    - GeneratePDF_Controller

Define WKHTMLTOPDF path To use the library locally, you can define the path in the yaml file

Page:
	wkhtmltopdf_binary: /usr/local/bin/wkhtmltopdf

Configuration

The AutoGeneratePDF extension refreshes the generated pdf upon publish. Everytime you republish a page with the extension GeneratePDF, the previous version of the pdf is deleted and a new one is recreated, keeping the generated file always up-to-date with the live version.

Page:
  extensions:
    - AutoGeneratePDF

The PublishRefreshPDF allow for subpage to publish automatically the parent page in order to regenerate the pdf. It can also be used with silvertsripe-elemental to trigger the page publish when a widget (element) is published.

SubPage:
  extensions:
    - PublishRefreshPDF
    
 BaseElement:
  extensions:
    - PublishRefreshPDF