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  • bobdobbs
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    new Page Types not being applied as templates Link to this post

    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 ?

    Thanks.

  • baba-papa
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    Re: new Page Types not being applied as templates Link to this post

    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 Page.ss and layout/Page.ss (case sensitive).

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