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  • FrozenFire
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    Templating hierarchy Link to this post

    I'm quite surprised that this hasn't yet been thoroughly addressed, as it's something that I ran into fairly quickly.

    My site structure looks something like this:

    Site ->

    • Home
    • Company ->
      • Vision
      • Team
      • ...
      • ...

    • Portfolio ->
      • ...
      • ...

    And so on. It's a three-level hierarchy. All of the subpages are very simple, and don't need their own controller logic. They're simply template content that wouldn't do well with being in the CMS.

    I would like to have these subpage templates in a subdirectory of Layout, and rendered automatically within their parent pagetype template. I cannot figure out how to extend the template selection of SiteTree to do this.

    Any ideas?

  • 3dgoo
    Community Member
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    Re: Templating hierarchy Link to this post

    Couldn't you just create the pages in the CMS and add the content in there?
    Wouldn't this be simpler than creating a different template for each?

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