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Hi, I want to add a custom page in my q2a-page, this page should contains HTML and PHP-code. I know there is the possibility to code a page-plugin, but I need an example on how to do it. The page with the tutorial lacks a lot of information, could someone provide a simple example for this. Thx.
Q2A version: 1.5.4

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1. Simplest example
You can add page by general making method of HTML or PHP.
  1. Create hello.php
  2. Edit hello.php (contents: echo 'Hello world!';)
  3. Upload hello.php to folder that you want.

2. Example to use Q2A framework

  1. Create hello.php
  2. Edit hello.php (*see below)
  3. Upload hello.php to Q2A root (in this case).
<?php
require_once './qa-include/qa-base.php';  // Check path
require_once QA_INCLUDE_DIR.'qa-db-selects.php';  // You can various database access function
require_once QA_INCLUDE_DIR.'qa-app-options.php';  // You can view qa_options table value
require_once QA_INCLUDE_DIR.'qa-app-format.php';   // You can use various functions
require_once QA_INCLUDE_DIR.'qa-util-string.php';  // You can use string utility functions
...
echo 'Hello world!';
/*
Omit PHP closing tag to help avoid accidental output
*/

 

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ok, but I want my page to look like the q2apage with header, footerm, sidebar...
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If you expect various parts output of page to Q2A core, it is wise to use page plugin. If you dislike page plugin when you make PHP page, I think that it is necessary to remodel Q2A admin -> page feature. For example, $custompage '[content]' is analyzed by eval() in lower program.

qa-include/qa-page-default.php (about L75? [case V1.6])
$qa_content['custom']=$custompage['content']

Because this is not comply with Q2A manners, you must carry out this method with your risk. I hope that Q2A page feature will support PHP in the future. However, it isn't supported yet. This resembles the flow that  WordPress strengthened static page little by little.
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