Solidus Static Content
Good, clean content management of pages for Solidus. You can use it to:
- Add and manage static pages such as an About page.
- Show a static page instead of existing dynamic pages such as the home page, products pages, and taxon pages.
Add solidus_static_content to your Gemfile:
Bundle your dependencies and run the installation generator:
bundle bundle exec rails g solidus_static_content:install
Using the 'Pages' option in the admin tab, you can add static pages to your Solidus store. The page content can be pulled directly from the database, be a separate layout file or be rendered as a partial.
In the admin tab, use the 'New page' option to create a new static page.
The title, slug, body, and meta fields will replace their respective page elements on load. The title, slug and body element are all required fields.
Body text provided without a layout/partial being specified will be loaded in the
spree_application layout after it is pulled from the database.
Layout and partial rendering
To render an entire page without the
spree_application layout, specify a relative path to the
layout file (e.g.
spree/layouts/layout_file_name). Note that the name of this file will not be
prefixed with an underscore as it is a layout, not a partial.
To render a partial, specify the path in the layout file name and check the 'Render layout as partial' option. The path specified in the layout area will not have an underscore, but it will be required in the filename.
Also note the availability of the
render_snippet helper which finds a page by its slug and renders
the raw page body anywhere in your view.
Use the 'Show in' checkboxes to specify whether to display the page links in the header, footer or sidebar. The position setting alters the order in which they appear.
Finally, toggle the visibility using the 'Visible' checkbox. If it is unchecked, the page will not be available.
Testing the extension
First bundle your dependencies, then run
bin/rake will default to building the dummy
app if it does not exist, then it will run specs. The dummy app can be regenerated by using
To run Rubocop static code analysis run
bundle exec rubocop
When testing your application's integration with this extension you may use its factories. Simply add this require statement to your spec_helper:
Running the sandbox
To run this extension in a sandboxed Solidus application, you can run
bin/sandbox. The path for
the sandbox app is
bin/rails will forward any Rails commands to
Here's an example:
$ bin/rails server => Booting Puma => Rails 18.104.22.168 application starting in development * Listening on tcp://127.0.0.1:3000 Use Ctrl-C to stop
Releasing new versions
Your new extension version can be released using
gem-release like this:
bundle exec gem bump -v VERSION --tag --push --remote upstream && gem release