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I've created a custom module trying to implement new field types. I'm using How to create custom field type in Craft 3 and https://github.com/mmikkel/IncognitoField-Craft3 as reference on how to structure the module.

However, with a barebones version, I cannot seem to get the correct path to my templates. My module structure has the templates at:

SalesteamModule/src/templates/_components/fields/_input.twig

And the main function is:


public function getInputHtml($value, ElementInterface $element = null): string
    {
        // Get our id and namespace
        $id = Craft::$app->getView()->formatInputId($this->handle);
        $namespacedId = Craft::$app->getView()->namespaceInputId($id);

        // Render the input template
        return Craft::$app->getView()->renderTemplate(
            'salesteam-module/_components/fields/_input',
            [
                'name' => $this->handle,
                'value' => $value,
                'field' => $this,
                'id' => $id,
                'namespacedId' => $namespacedId,
            ]
        );
    }

App.php

return [

    // All environments
    '*'       => [
        'modules'   => [
            'site-module' => [
                'class' => \modules\sitemodule\SiteModule::class,
            ],
            'salesteam-module' => [
                'class' => \modules\salesteammodule\SalesteamModule::class,
            ],
        ],
        'bootstrap' => ['site-module', 'salesteam-module'],
    ],

    // Live (production) environment
    'live'    => [
    ],

    // Staging (pre-production) environment
    'staging' => [
    ],

    // Local (development) environment
    'local'   => [
    ],
];

The module is registered as "salesteam-module" in the app config, so I don't think it's a module id thing. And the path I copied the structure of the Incognito plugin I posted above. Although that repo is a plugin, not a module if that makes any difference.

Not sure where to go from here since I've tried a whole slew of different path combinations.

Thanks

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If this is a module and not a plugin, you might need to declare your base template directory in the Module's __construct using:

Event::on(View::class, View::EVENT_REGISTER_CP_TEMPLATE_ROOTS, function (craft\events\RegisterTemplateRootsEvent $e) {
    if (is_dir($baseDir = $this->getBasePath() . DIRECTORY_SEPARATOR . 'templates')) {
        $e->roots[$this->id] = $baseDir;
    }
});

See Andrews's article on the subject.

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  • Thanks, this did the trick. – Adamatronix Apr 8 at 3:20

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