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Text field bug


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20 January 2008 at 11:28pm (Last edited: 21 January 2008 2:59am), Community Member, 1 Post

Hello, I have a problem adding a new


to a page. I have the following code:



class PortofoliuPage extends Page {

static $db = array(


static $has_one = array(

'Photo' => 'Image',

'Desc' => 'Text'



function getCMSFields() {

$fields = parent::getCMSFields();

$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.Images", new ImageField('Photo'));
$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.Images", new TextField('Desc'));
return $fields;

class PortofoliuPage_Controller extends Page_Controller {

I flush the database and the admin panel. In the admin panel I add a PortofoliuHolder page. In the PortofoliuHolder page I add a PortofoliuPage.

I add the details for PortofoiuPage, including an Photo and a Desc. I press the Save and Publish button. Now the problem:

When I refresh the page, the information I entered in the Desc field dissapears
(The photo don't)

I looked in the database in the PortofoliuPage table, and there are two columns there: an id for the photo and an id for the Desc (0 value).

Note that I tried to drop the entire database and create it again.

A bug in the CMS? Am I mistaking? Please help me!



20 January 2008 at 11:47pm Community Member, 501 Posts

You're making a mistake.

if you use a $has_one relationship, you should make another object at the other side too.
If you want only one field, the 'desc', you have to add it to the $db array.


static $db = array("Desc" => "Text" );

The image is in a $has_one relationship because it resides in a different table, the file-table.

But I think it would be better to make a $has_many relationship and create a separate $Project DataObject.

I suggest you read through some more documentation:

Hope this helped.