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Content Block Order?

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Community Member, 15 Posts

15 June 2009 at 3:19pm

Hi there,

I have set up a page type with multiple content blocks using the below code:


class MultiPage extends Page {
   static $db = array(
'RowLeft' => 'HTMLText',
'RowRight' => 'HTMLText',
'RowRightTwo' => 'HTMLText'
   static $has_one = array(
   * Additional Content Blocks
   function getCMSFields() {
$fields = parent::getCMSFields();

$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.Main', new HTMLEditorField('RowLeft'), 'Content');
$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.Main', new HTMLEditorField('RowRight'), 'Content');
$fields->addFieldToTab('Root.Content.Main', new HTMLEditorField('RowRightTwo'), 'Content');

return $fields;

class MultiPage_Controller extends Page_Controller {


It works great but I am wondering if there is a way to control the order of how the blocks show up in the page editor. The default 'Content' area gets pushed to the bottom and I would like it to show up in the order it is shown on the page (the additional blocks show up underneath the default content area)

I hope this makes sense - any help would be much appreciated