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Snippet module


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30 May 2008 at 3:01am Community Member, 8 Posts

hey guys,

Just a quick question, is there any snippet module in the Silverstripe CMS?. What i mean is that i need to be able to control text all over the layout, such as the copyright notice etc.

Anyone using some method it would like to share, or is this even available already?..

Thank you...


30 May 2008 at 3:24am Community Member, 501 Posts

You can easily do this without a module, just make some extra dbfields, make a cmsfield for it, and use the variable in the template. so something like

static $db = array(

"FooterText " => "Text"

and in the getCMSFields method:

$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.Footer", new TextareaField("FooterText", "Set your FooterText here", 4));

you can then use the $FooterText variable in your template.


2 June 2008 at 11:17pm Community Member, 8 Posts


Thanks!. I appreciate your help. I was wondering if you can explain this just a little bit better?. I would really appreciate it...

Thanks again.