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  • MCK
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    Featured products on home page (0.82) Link to this post

    ecommerce module 0.82 has featured products as a feature (no pun intended).

    I can get the FeaturedProducts to work (<% If FeaturedProducts %>) but how do I get these products to appear when the parent page doesn’t have the products as children, e.g., the Home page would be a great place to display the featured products but I don’t want the Products as children of the Home page.

    I think it is just a simple logic problem but I can’t get my head around it.

    Graeme McKinstry

  • lanks
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    Re: Featured products on home page (0.82) Link to this post


    The best way to do this is:

    1. Create a new page type for your home page e.g. HomePage
    2. In the controller of the HomePage page type add a new function to get the featured products. This function won't rely on a relationship with itself to query the for the featured products rather it will just select the products that have been flagged as featured.


    function getFeaturedProducts(){
             return DataObject::get("Product","FeaturedProduct = 1", "", "");

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