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two or more IDs on <% control ChildrenOf(right_here) ??


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22 April 2012 at 7:55am Community Member, 1 Post

Hi, I'm new on SilverStripe, and I want to use it on my portfolio, I'm a webdesigner
I have this structure:

I'm using a custom subtemplate for HOME and I want it to display a grid or table with all the projects I have done:

1 2 3 a b
c i ii iii

is there a page control to get all the grandchildren from "Projects", I've read but I couldn't find anything, also I want them to apear in random order, that's why I'm looking for one instruction instead of writing:

<% control ChildrenOf(__________)%>

for every grandchildren in order to achieve it


and sorry for my really lame english =/


28 April 2012 at 2:56am Community Member, 528 Posts

You'd need to do <% control ChildrenOf("Projects") %> <% control Children %> Your COde <% end_control %><% end_control %>

Remember once you're in a control loop any method available to that control are exposed. So once you're in ChildrenOf("Projects") anything available on Project is available to you