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Tutorial not working for 2.2.0


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defrian

1 December 2007 at 12:36pm Community Member, 5 Posts

Hi there,

i just found silverstripe CMS by surfin through the Google Highly Open Participation Contest website. After installing it on windows xp sp2 / xampp i followed the instructions of the online tutorial. i came up for the "creating a new template" section and created a HomePage.php, the HomePage.ss, flushed the database and the cms cache. without success. i can´t select the HomePage page type from the "new page" dropdown. So now i am quite helpless wondering if this is a bug or if i have done something wrong...

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Fuzz10

2 December 2007 at 4:12am (Last edited: 2 December 2007 8:59am), Community Member, 787 Posts

You have probably done something wrong. Watch for typo's (case-sensitivity)..

Make sure to refresh the backend itself too.... (www.site.com/admin/cms?flush=1)

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Oh, and if you cannot figure it out..Post your code here...
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defrian

2 December 2007 at 9:31am (Last edited: 2 December 2007 9:32am), Community Member, 5 Posts

Hi! Thanks for your Support. I double checked everything but did not found a mistake. For adding a new page i did the following:

1) Created a new PHP File named HomePage.php and saved it at <silverStripeHome>\tutorial\code

Source:

<?php
/**
* Defines the HomePage page type
*/

class HomePage extends Page {
static $db = array(
);
static $has_one = array(
);
}

class HomePage_Controller extends Page_Controller { }
?>

2) Created a new PHP File named HomePage.ss and saved it at <silverStripeHome>\tutorial\templates

Source:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xml:lang="en" >
   <head>
      <% base_tag %>
      $MetaTags
      <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="tutorial/css/layout.css" />
      <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="tutorial/css/typography.css" />
      <link rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" href="tutorial/css/form.css" />
   </head>
   <body>
      <div id="Main">
      <ul id="Menu1">
       <% control Menu(1) %>
       <li><a href="#">$MenuTitle</a></li>
       <% end_control %>
      </ul>
         <div id="Header">
            <h1>$Title</h1>
         </div>
         <div id="ContentContainer">
            <ul id="Menu2">
             <% control Menu(2) %>
             <li class="$LinkingMode"><a href="$Link" title="Go to the &quot;{$Title}&quot; page">$MenuTitle</a></li>
             <% end_control %>
            </ul>
            <div id="Content" class="typography">
               <div class="breadcrumbs">
                $Breadcrumbs
               </div>
               $Content
               $Form
            </div>
         </div>
         <div id="Footer">
            <span>Visit <a href="http://www.silverstripe.com" title="Visit www.silverstripe.com">www.silverstripe.com</a> to download the CMS</span>
         </div>
      </div>
      $SilverStripeNavigator
   </body>
</html>

3) Called http://localhost/silverstripe220/db/build?flush=1
Controlled the result list of the server response. It does not contain a table named HomePage
4) Called http://localhost/silverstripe220/?flush=1
5) Logged into backend and called http://localhost/silverstripe220/admin/?flush=1

I am at a loss. Any ideas?

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Sean

2 December 2007 at 9:50am (Last edited: 2 December 2007 10:01am), Forum Moderator, 921 Posts

Can you try moving them from tutorial, to mysite and see if that works?

I think db/build doesn't recognise the code inside the tutorial folder. Although clearly it should be.

Seems to work for me. Very strange. Is this a complete clean install of 2.2?

Cheers,
Sean

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defrian

2 December 2007 at 10:03am Community Member, 5 Posts

I worked! But i don´t understand why? the rest of the /mysite folders are empty.

is there a config file where i can check if silverstripe uses the mysite or the tutorials installation?

could this be connected with this error message which i get when i try to "sort sub pages?"

Error in Ajax evaluator on line 974: invalid flag after regular expression
Notice: Undefined index: ID in D:\xampp\xampp\htdocs\silverstripe220\cms\code\LeftAndMain.php on line 671
Systemfehler

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Sean

2 December 2007 at 10:08am (Last edited: 2 December 2007 10:12am), Forum Moderator, 921 Posts

Is there a _config.php file inside tutorial?

One other thing you could try is removing the template, but leave HomePage.php in the templates/code and see if it works.

Cheers,
Sean

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defrian

2 December 2007 at 11:03am Community Member, 5 Posts

Oh alright, that´s it. the config file was missing in /tutorials i copied the one from /mysite an now the new page works. the ajax error remains.

should i create a new thread for the sub pages sorting ajax error, or is it okay to discuss it here?

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Sean

2 December 2007 at 11:08am Forum Moderator, 921 Posts

Probably make a new thread. I'm not too sure about your ajax error.

Cheers,
Sean

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