Skip to main content

This site requires you to update your browser. Your browsing experience maybe affected by not having the most up to date version.

Blog Module /

Discuss the Blog Module.

Moderators: martimiz, Sean, biapar, Willr, Ingo, swaiba, simon_w

Using the Blog with many (!) Entries


Reply


8 Posts   1802 Views

Avatar
Breastfed

Community Member, 44 Posts

3 April 2009 at 9:16am

Hello

i am planing to pubilsh a lot of Content on with the Blog, because i am building a Community.

I am interessted what you would prefere, how to manage all the new Pages inside the Blog.
Would you handle it within the SiteTree?

Or are there other Solutions?

Would be happy for some Feedback,
thanks!

Avatar
Fuzz10

Community Member, 787 Posts

16 April 2009 at 1:02am

The SiteTree isn't that useful when working with very large amounts of pages.

I think Silverstripe (the company) uses the model-admin to handle these situations. You could try that ?

Avatar
Breastfed

Community Member, 44 Posts

16 April 2009 at 1:10am

So i would have to create a new Blogsystem based on a ModelAdmin?

Thank you!

Avatar
Fuzz10

Community Member, 787 Posts

16 April 2009 at 1:12am

Na-ah...

You use the model-admin interface to create you blog-entries. It can do so pretty much out of the box.

Check out the documentation @ http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=modeladmin

Avatar
Breastfed

Community Member, 44 Posts

16 April 2009 at 1:31am

So i have to edit a File for the Blog and extend the ModelAdmin?

Do you know which File? :/

Avatar
Fuzz10

Community Member, 787 Posts

16 April 2009 at 1:33am

I haven't got the time to figure it out at this moment. Basically , the idea is to make the "blogentry" class managable by the model-admin.

That is basically it. ;)

Avatar
Ingo

Forum Moderator, 801 Posts

20 April 2009 at 8:22am

ModelAdmin doesn't let you do any publication/staging functionality, so this will be a bit tricky to replicate.
Your best bet is probably the "Dynamic Grouping" recipe: http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=recipes:customising-the-hierarchy&s=group%20tree - Its not pretty, but does the job...

We're aware of the problem (running into it on silverstripe.com/blog ourselves), but its not an easy fix.

Please leave your thoughts and patches at the existing discussion for this problem:
http://silverstripe.org/archive/show/15416

Avatar
isolated

Community Member, 28 Posts

13 February 2013 at 3:43am

are there any new solutions for dealing with this problem?
Possible calendar like selection of posts/etc...