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11 July 2008 at 9:02am Community Member, 14 Posts

I don't know if this is the correct place to ask for such a thing, but I hope it is.
Can anyone make a mod that will allow you to put custom data in the side menu. This is a small but good feature that love cms has. I was wondering if there was a way to do something like that in SilverStripe Forum


11 July 2008 at 10:53am Community Member, 712 Posts

This thread should help:



11 July 2008 at 10:58am Community Member, 14 Posts

thanks I will check it out


11 July 2008 at 11:16am (Last edited: 11 July 2008 11:17am), Community Member, 501 Posts

Not sure if that thread is what you're looking for.

I think you just want an extra content field in the cms, no?

that would be something like

static $db = array(
"RightContent" => "HTMLText"

and in yr getCMSFields()

$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.ExtraContent", new HTMLEditorField("RightContent", "Right Content"));

Then in the template:



11 July 2008 at 4:49pm Community Member, 14 Posts

where do I put the 1st to peaces of code?

what I want is to have more than one menus on the side
So I don't have to put all the links in one menu