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Problems with sortable tables


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14 December 2010 at 2:50pm Community Member, 8 Posts

Hello folks,

I am building an encyclopedic site which has sortable tables as a function and would like to keep this functionality after migrating my site to SilverStripe. However, I have noticed that the javascript code that I had been using does not work correctly in the CMS. This is what my page looks like in the CMS:

As an experiment, I copied the source code of the entire page and made a separate html page. For some reason, the javascript works just fine in the test page but not in the CMS page.

What can I do to get sortable tables? I had been looking through the forum archive and had seen this:

But I have to admit that I don't understand what it means. Where do I paste that information into? And what do I need to change in that text to make it apply to my table? Thanks!

Oh, and my template has a whole host of other problems, as evident from what you can see. Any help on resolving those would be great too.


17 December 2010 at 8:39am Community Member, 88 Posts

How did you build up your Table and how do you add new entries? Have you instanciated an xxTable class somewhere in source code?