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Title and content fields gone in the CMS??


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Hat-Rack

Community Member, 12 Posts

7 March 2009 at 8:46pm

I have just logged into my CMS and there seems to be some title and content fields missing!

Please see the attached screenshots. When I click on Point 5 (1st screenshot) all is fine as there are areas where I can enter information into. When I click on any other tab except point five (In this case point1, point2, point3 and point 4) I get a blank page with no textboxes to enter information into.

This is quite a weird problem. Was running fine a few days ago. I did upgrade the site to 2.3.0 but why would point 5 work while the others dont?

Wondering if anyone has any ideas?

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Hat-Rack

Community Member, 12 Posts

10 March 2009 at 8:10am

I'm still stuck on this issue, has anyone come across this before?

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Anatol

126 Posts

10 March 2009 at 12:34pm

Edited: 11/03/2009 12:46pm

Hi,

It's hard to say anything based on the screenshots. How did you add the fields and tabs in the CMS? Something like ...

class Page extends SiteTree {

    public static $db = array(
        "point1title" => "Text",
        "point2title" => "Text"
        // etc
    );

    function getCMSFields() {
        $fields = parent::getCMSFields();
        $fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointOne", new TextField("point1title", "Title")); 
        $fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointTwo", new TextField("point2title", "Title")); 
        // etc
        return $fields;
    }

    // etc ...

Some code would be easier to troubleshoot.

Cheers!
Anatol

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Hat-Rack

Community Member, 12 Posts

11 March 2009 at 9:55am

Here is my code:


class HowPage extends Page {
   static $db = array(
	'item1Title' => 'Text',
	'item1Content' => 'HTMLText',
	'item2Title' => 'Text',
	'item2Content' => 'HTMLText',
	'item3Title' => 'Text',
	'item3Content' => 'HTMLText',
	'item4Title' => 'Text',
	'item4Content' => 'HTMLText',
	'item5Title' => 'Text',
	'item5Content' => 'HTMLText',

	
   );
   static $has_one = array(
   );
   
   function getCMSFields() {
	$fields = parent::getCMSFields(); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content', new TabSet('PointOne'));
	$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content', new TabSet('PointTwo'));
	$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content', new TabSet('PointThree'));
	$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content', new TabSet('PointFour'));
	$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content', new TabSet('PointFive'));
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointOne.Title", new TextField('item1Title','Title')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointOne.Content", new HTMLEditorField('item1Content','Content')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointTwo.Title", new TextField('item2Title','Title')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointTwo.Content", new HTMLEditorField('item2Content','Content')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointThree.Title", new TextField('item3Title','Title')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointThree.Content", new HTMLEditorField('item3Content','Content')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointFour.Title", new TextField('item4Title','Title')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointFour.Content", new HTMLEditorField('item4Content','Content')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointFive.Title", new TextField('item5Title','Title')); 
	$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointFive.Content", new HTMLEditorField('item5Content','Content')); 
	return $fields;
	} 
}
 
class HowPage_Controller extends Page_Controller {
	

	
	
}

Funny thing is I haven't touched this page. What I have done is upgrade to SS 2.3.0 and migrated everything to a host. The database came across fine as there is old information in it that displays on the page fine. I just cant see any fields in the CMS to update the information. It's a weird prob!

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Anatol

126 Posts

11 March 2009 at 11:11am

Hi,

yes, really weird why it does not work since you updated to Silverstripe 2.3 . I had a quick try with your code in my Silverstripe 2.3 installation and made a few modifications, and it worked. You don't have sub tabs for title and content any more - but from a usability point of view I would keep both fields under one tab anyway. try this instead:

function getCMSFields() {
		$fields = parent::getCMSFields();
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointOne", new TextField('item1Title','Title'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointOne", new HTMLEditorField('item1Content','Content'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointTwo", new TextField('item2Title','Title'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointTwo", new HTMLEditorField('item2Content','Content'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointThree", new TextField('item3Title','Title'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointThree", new HTMLEditorField('item3Content','Content'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointFour", new TextField('item4Title','Title'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointFour", new HTMLEditorField('item4Content','Content'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointFive", new TextField('item5Title','Title'));
		$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Content.PointFive", new HTMLEditorField('item5Content','Content'));
		return $fields;
}

The "new TabSet" is not even necessary.

Cheers!
Anatol

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Hat-Rack

Community Member, 12 Posts

11 March 2009 at 6:55pm

Well, believe it or not, I put that code in and it solved it. Very weird. It's laid out much better now. Thanks very much for your help Anatol!