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Thread began 10/01/2011 3:04 am by neo314 | Last modified 12/08/2011 9:36 pm by neo314 | 1492 views | 7 replies

MikeyT

Maybe some of this is unrealistic, but I'm just throwing it out there as food for thought.

It would be great to see expanded documentation for all extensions related to additional functionality that can be accomplished with each, beyond the basic “how to use the extension tutorials”. I find myself cobbling together various threads found throughout the forums and building my own library of more advanced things you could do with WA extensions. However, It becomes time consuming and difficult to maintain since the forums are organic and constantly expanding. Plus, I don't have a programming background and am certainly not as experiences as a lot of the folks on the forums. Something like this might be helpful for others in the same boat as me.

Another thought (this may have already been requested or even done before) is to invent various scenarios in which we could utilize WA extensions, like “How to build a dynamic News Articles section” or “How to use eCart and DataAssist to build an Event Registration section”, etc. And list what extensions you would use near the tutorial's title so we know whether or not we could build something based on the extensions we own.

Also, for each extension please consider including/updating troubleshooting steps that are beneficial to us users. For example, the steps necessary to update php files when you add Security Assist 2 to a site that already has PowerCMS Builder applied. Having to scour the forums the first time to find this solution seems counter productive.

And please post the solutions to support tickets and connect meetings. I understand that all individual's situations may vary, but any information can be more beneficial than no information. Or maybe these solutions become part of the troubleshooting steps that I mention above?

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