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  • r0nn1ef
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    Inject controller action into menu Link to this post

    I've been working with SS for awhile now, but for the life of me can not figure out how to inject a page controller action into the menu system.

    For example, I have a TeamPage with the url of /team that shows photos and info of the officers and squads. I also want to use the same page for the individuals' photos. So the URL for that page would actually be /team/individuals. I can create the page controller action fine, but getting it in the menu and labeled "Individuals" is where I'm running into problems. I've tried a virtual page and redirector page, but they don't let me choose actions from an existing page.

    Anyone have a place for me to start on this one?

    Thanks in advance.

  • martimiz
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    Re: Inject controller action into menu Link to this post

    Assuming StaffMember to be the DataObject for individual persons, you need is a Link() function in StaffMember that creates a unique link based on the Link of the page it belongs to. You can then use that link in a <% control StaffMembers %> loop within your menu.

    There's a nice tutorial on the subject here:


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