Bug #71486

Empty Compressed CSS file in iframe with external file in f:be.container

Added by Manuel Kammermann over 6 years ago. Updated about 2 years ago.

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I am not sure why this is not going. But in my TYPO3 6.2 Backend module, I want to include the bootstrap.min.css from maxcdn. After reading through the doc I decided to go with f:be:container and use the includeCssFiles argument to load it as follows:

<f:be.container loadJQuery="true" includeCssFiles="{0: '{f:uri.external(uri:\'https://maxcdn.bootstrapcdn.com/bootstrap/3.3.5/css/bootstrap.min.css\')}'}">

I also get a compressed css file in the iframe, but it is empty:

<link media="all" href="../typo3temp/compressor/bootstrap.min-cfc9fc44495c6d385418e5ee4d0ab2cd.css?1447181637" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet">

Related issues

Related to TYPO3 Core - Bug #52597: Compressor: Fetch external files correctlyRejected2013-10-07


Updated by Mathias Schreiber over 6 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Needs Feedback
  • Assignee set to Mathias Schreiber

Compressor cannot work with external resources.


Updated by Helmut Hummel over 6 years ago

  • Status changed from Needs Feedback to New
  • Complexity set to medium

There are more issues here:

  1. compressor does not properly compress remote resources (why should it, see related ticket)
  2. it is not possible to add external resources without compression or concatenation
  3. the be.container VH is a mess
  4. we lack nice and simple VHs as wrapper for page renderer
  5. we lack reasonable and nice API of page renderer

all fixable, i'd say it is an advanced beginner or intermediate task


Updated by Mathias Schreiber about 2 years ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed

We cannot fix this issue.
External resources are external resources. If these need to be compressed, the build-service should take care of downloading the latest version so TYPO3 can work with local resources.

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