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Can't remove tabs from extended RedirectorPage


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socks

Community Member, 191 Posts

20 October 2012 at 5:29am

SS3.0.2

I'm able to extend RedirectorPage. But for some reason, I can't remove tabs that I've created for other pages. I've successfully done this on other extended pages like BlogHolder. I tried removing 'MenuTitle' just to test and that works fine. So I tried removing fields from my tabs instead of the whole tab and that didn't work either. Just wondering if anyone has experienced the same issue.

class RedirectorPageCustom extends DataExtension {

	static $has_one = array(
	);
	
	function updateCMSFields(FieldList $fields) {
		
		// REMOVE    
		
		$fields->removeByName('FancyList');  // NOT WORKING 
		$fields->removeByName('CallOut');    // NOT WORKING 
		$fields->removeByName('Widgets');    // NOT WORKING  
		$fields->removeByName('Snippets');    // NOT WORKING  
		$fields->removeByName('Metadata');
		
		return $fields;
	}

}   

thanks

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5514 Posts

24 October 2012 at 8:23pm

I assume this is because the extension is called before the RedirectorPage getCMSFields. BlogHolder has a bit of a hack to get the order correct.

https://github.com/silverstripe/silverstripe-blog/blob/master/code/BlogHolder.php#L40

Seems like a terrible workaround though..

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socks

Community Member, 191 Posts

25 October 2012 at 3:10am

Seems like it was working in pre-SS3 if I'm remembering correctly. Either way, thanks for the info Willr.