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Different Content Region

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Ryan Lawrence

Community Member, 8 Posts

16 February 2012 at 12:15pm

I have this script in mysite/code/home.php

* Defines the HomePage page type

class Home extends Page {

static $db = array (
'Comingsoon' => Text
function getCMSFields()
$fields = parent::getCMSFields();
$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.Main", new TextAreaField ('Comingsoon','Content'));
return $fields;

static $has_one = array(

class Home_Controller extends Page_Controller {

function LatestBlogEntry($num=3) {
$blogpost = DataObject::get_one("BlogHolder");
return ($blogpost) ? DataObject::get("BlogEntry", "", "Date DESC", "", $num) : false;

What I am basically trying to do is have a different content region on my homepage what is editable in the CMS. I have called it Comingsoon. All I have done is home.php above and just added a $Comingsoon to my template. This isn't working, I dunno if I have missed a step or the code is just wrong. Please help. (Ignore the blog bit at the bottom)
Thanks Ryan


Forum Moderator, 1203 Posts

18 February 2012 at 1:11am

Should work... Did you /?flush=1 to refresh the template?