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Customising the CMS

CMS field names


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mccarville

7 February 2009 at 3:02am Community Member, 32 Posts

I saw an old post in the archive that referenced "doing a print_r of getCMSFields()" to get the variable names of all the fields 'parent' fields in the CMS. Does anyone have a copy of this list to post, or can anyone show me how to use this print_r to generate the list??

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Sean

13 February 2009 at 9:46am (Last edited: 13 February 2009 9:47am), Forum Moderator, 921 Posts

When on the Page class, or a subclass of, you usually have something like this:

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

   Debug::show($fields);

   $fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.Main', new TextField('Author'));

   return $fields;
}

The Debug::show($fields) will show you all fields that were automatically added in the CMS, and you can manipulate those as necessary, removing fields that you don't want or adding new ones.

Cheers,
Sean