Quick Joomla/PHP Development Project


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

About

Dollar Dollar Bill is an organization dedicated to educating the public about campaign finance through data visualizations. We are getting ready our website launch but need a developer to write a PHP script that builds a menu in Joomla. Here are some more technical specifications:

The menu data is stored in a standard Joomla SQL database. The script would: 1) delete the existing menu, 2) add entries for the new menu, and 3) "rebuild" the menu, which is a Joomla-specific function.

The script would need to work through the Joomla Framework to manipulate menu data, which is stored in a SQL database. This project cannot be accomplished through a standalone PHP script that utilizes SQL queries due to the way Joomla's menu data is structured; there are table fields that essentially require you to use the Joomla Framework (unless you basically reinvented that framework).

I sought some help on StackExchange, trying to do it myself, but quickly figured out I was in over my head. There is some deeper technical discussion of the project here: https://joomla.stackexchange.com/questions/21720/how-to-completely-remake-delete-then-add-menu-items-through-joomla-framework

Skills

  • Website Programming
  • Software Engineering

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • A couple hours for an experienced Joomla developer

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