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new Page Types not being applied as templates


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27 October 2009 at 5:08pm Community Member, 6 Posts

Hi guys.
I'm going through the tutorials, and I'm working with silverstripe 2.3.1.

If I understand tutorial 1 correctly, you can enable a new page type with this flow:

Create NewPageType.php file under code/mysite,
rebuild db,
create new template,
flush cache,
associate the new page type to any given page in the cms

However, when I then request the page for that I've set to have my new page type from my browser, I get the page with the default template.

What am I missing ?



28 October 2009 at 9:30am Community Member, 279 Posts

If the template has the same name as the new Model/Controller file the framework will use it to render the controllers data. The template consitst of two files, eg the Page.php uses the template and layout/ (case sensitive).