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Set Email::setAdminEmail from SiteConfig?


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MarijnKampf

26 September 2013 at 8:00pm (Last edited: 26 September 2013 8:01pm), Community Member, 164 Posts

I'm trying to set the admin email from an entry in the SiteConfig (SilverStripe 3.0). However, the siteconfig class can't be initiated in the _config.php and gives Fatal error: Call to a member function hasField() on a non-object in \framework\model\DataObject.php on line 195. Is there a way to set the admin email using a SiteConfig value?

mysite/_config.php

Object::add_extension('SiteConfig', 'MySiteConfig');

// The following fails with Fatal error.

$config = SiteConfig::current_site_config( );
Email::setAdminEmail($config->AdminEmail);

MySiteConfig.php

<?php

class MySiteConfig extends DataExtension {
   static $db = array(
      "AdminEmail" => "Text"
   );

   public function updateCMSFields(FieldList $fields) {
      $fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Main', new EmailField("AdminEmail", "Admin email address (from address used for forms etc.)"));
   }
}

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martimiz

28 September 2013 at 5:06am Forum Moderator, 1091 Posts

I don't think there is any way to get to the values stored in database from within _Config.php, so it cannot be set that way at that stage... So the only way that comes to mind at this moment is letting SiteConfig write it to file on save if it changes, and then including that file in your _Config.php. Doable - but I hope someone can come up with a better way...