[Neos] Questions on plugin development

Lorenz Ulrich lorenz-typo3 at visol.ch
Wed Sep 18 00:55:52 CEST 2013

Hello everyone

With the help of Aske and Christian in the Neos chat I got a little further.

 > There seems to be one "big" problem that might be the underlying reason
 > for this problem: Somehow my plugin is not recognized as a real content
 > element. I cannot publish it ("Server communication error, reload the
 > page to return to a safe state if another publish does not work") and I
 > cannot add new content elements once the element is on the page (JS
 > error: "Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'range' of null").

Also for plugins it is necessary to use the contentElement ViewHelper 
from Neos. I added this to the code, but I still get an error:
"Tried to get a variable "fluidTemplateTsObject" which is not stored in 
the context! (2013091800543115b432)"

Maybe I'm passing the wrong node object to Fluid, I don't know. Somehow 
I also feel it would be a nice out-of-the-box feature if the node object 
was available in the Fluid template of a content element.

The current state is at Github:

(What you need for testing is the ID of a public album, e.g.

Thanks and best regards,


Am 11.09.2013 00:44, schrieb Lorenz Ulrich:

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