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Validation Error


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11 January 2009 at 10:54am Community Member, 8 Posts

I have set up the latest trunk version of CMS as there seemed to be some issues with the earlier version and the forums module. I have also pulled the latest version of the BLOG and added that. However i am getting some strange errors and posting blogs from within the admin interface seems to fail.

After creating a new BlogEntry and filling in the relevent information then clicking the "Save and Publish" button i receive a "Validation Error" toward the bottom left of the interface. Then at the mottom of the page i get a green box with red outline stating the following.
"Please enter a valid date format (DD/MM/YYYY)."

Although i have turned on HTML code so i can hopefully add flash items into the blogs i also tested with the bbcode's and get the same problem.

If however I use the main blog site page admin to add, modify the text this seems to work.



12 January 2009 at 10:41am Community Member, 8 Posts

Could not figure out the reason for this error so I removed the entire system including the database, reinstalled fresh and evryting worked a treat. My guess is that there was some form of incompatibility in a database field but am not compleatly sure


17 January 2009 at 4:25am (Last edited: 17 January 2009 4:27am), Community Member, 787 Posts

Hmmm.. I bumped into this once as well...

It works okay with the RC2 , but not with the trunk version of Silverstripe ......


17 January 2009 at 8:45am Community Member, 501 Posts

I came across this as well when using SSDatetime in combination with CalendarDateField - which now doesn't seem to accept dates with hour/minute/seconds in it. When I replaced SSDatetime with Date the problem went away.

I'm just wondering, is there cms validation now?


17 January 2009 at 9:42am Community Member, 787 Posts

Yeah, it seems we are getting CMS validation in the next release (2.3).

Change the type from SSDateTime to Date fixes it indeed , but the blog uses SSDateTime as well so I guess we'll have to wait for the next trunk release ... ;-)

People always warn against using RC's or beta's in development environments, but I can never resist the urge... hahha ;-)