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Customising the CMS

GridField shows related page. Why?


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13 September 2012 at 6:40am Community Member, 131 Posts

I am developing my first SS3 website and implemented a GridField. It was pretty tough, since this new concept isn't documented well in my opinion.

Anyway, I think it is working now, but why is there always a dropdown showing the current page? I didn't tell SS to show this field and I don't know how to remove it.

For example …
In chapter 5 of the SS tutorial the page "Developer Toolbar" has a GridField attached and when I edit an item at the bottom it shows the field "Project". Without any purpose. I can't even edit/change it.

Is this a bug?


13 September 2012 at 8:47am Forum Moderator, 474 Posts

This is because the default getCMSFields() method includes fields for every relation on the DataObject, including the one that GridField manages. You can remove it by defining a getCMSFields() method on your DataObject that looks something like:

   public function getCMSFields() {
      $fields = parent::getCMSFields();
      return $fields;


14 September 2012 at 4:40am Community Member, 131 Posts

Cool. Thanks for your reply. Works!