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SS3: Metadata like dropdowns in CMS


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Johan

Community Member, 49 Posts

24 October 2012 at 2:04am

Edited: 24/10/2012 2:07am

Hi all

I love the metadata drop down, but how do I create my own or how do I move its position?

I presume this is the reason I can not add tabs to a CustomSiteConfig because these drop downs are the way forward?

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

24 October 2012 at 8:16pm

You can add tabs fine. The metadata accordion is a special field (ToggleCompositeField - http://api.silverstripe.org/2.4/forms/fields-structural/ToggleCompositeField.html)

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Johan

Community Member, 49 Posts

24 October 2012 at 9:26pm

Edited: 24/10/2012 9:29pm

Thank you for the ToggleCompositeField.

I am sure tabs do not work in a CustomSiteConfig as I have copied and pasted the syntax. so I had this working input:

$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Main", new TextField("FooterTitle1", "Title First"));

And change the "Main" to the tab name...

$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Footer", new TextField("FooterTitle1", "Title First"));

   

...brings up no tab (and no error). Should I report this as a bug?