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28 April 2011 at 8:34pm
Well time for me to move on to the next part of SS learning curve (love it by the way, excellent CMS), before when i have wanted to show images on a page i have added an upload field for each image into the CMS and called them into the template in such a way as:
and so on, each call already wrapped in its own div, but now im wanting to go further im finding that this isnt giving me a lot of flexibility.
Is there a way that i can have one image upload field (not wanting to clutter up CMS) and just one call, IE: $Allimages, where the div is not already coded into the page but actualy gets attached to each image when called at the frontend.
1 May 2011 at 4:16am
Check out DataObjectManager or ComplexTableField. You can attach dataobjects through has_many in the model and then add 1 or many images to a particular page.
2 May 2011 at 3:02am Last edited: 2 May 2011 3:03am
Yea ive done it with dataobject manager as well. See the tutorials for dataobject manager. The resource example is a great starting point to create an easy repeater for images.
I included an example i made not too long ago wich is a basic image repeater with title and description. Very basic. Maybe it will help you create what you want.
2 May 2011 at 8:25pm
Thanks to both of you for your input, i had a feeling that Data Object Manager was going to be the way forward as it seems to be the logical next step.
always helps to have a working code example for a reference, thanks
2 May 2011 at 9:00pm Last edited: 2 May 2011 9:00pm
just to clarify uploadify is a stand alone module for this, dataobjectmanager uses that i think - both excellent, but when only one is required I'd use one
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