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Vikram

Community Member, 2 Posts

30 June 2009 at 1:48am

Edited: 30/06/2009 1:51am

I am in the process of migrating a static PHP based site + Wordpress to SilverStripe.

In the static pages, we customize the header itself. We have two types of logins. Customers and Affiliates.

In the static site today, we do something like this:

<? require("_header_top.html"); ?>
<? if (isset($display_affiliate_link) && $display_affiliate_link == true) {
require("_header_middle_affiliate.html");
} else {
require("_header_middle.html");
} ?>
<? require("_header_bottom.html"); ?>

This is the only difference in the Navigation menu between the affiliate and customer sections.

I tried going down the different layout path. But I don't prefer it as the layouts look 99% the same except for this one.

I tried the following hack, which works, but I don't like it at all.

<% if MenuTitle = Affiliate %>
<a href="/affiliate_login>affiliate login</a>
<% end_if %>
<a href="/subscriber_login>subscriber login</a>

Any suggestion on how I can achieve this more elegantly or a better recommended way to implement this?

Vikram

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tobych

Community Member, 97 Posts

19 December 2009 at 7:07pm

Edited: 19/12/2009 7:10pm

Vikram also asked this on StackOverflow:

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/1060410/customizing-navigation-menu-in-silverstripe

Vikram, did you figure this out? It was a while back now but I'm going through a few unanswered questions, trying to make sure they got answered.

Toby