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Data Model Questions /

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write() updates _Live table only

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Community Member, 49 Posts

2 September 2010 at 3:45pm

I have a custom page type with a form, on the forms action I'm updating an object:

$myObj = DataObject::get_by_id("myObj", $Id);
$myObj->myProperty = 2;

But this only updates the _Live table and not the draft table, how can I update the draft table so it shows in the CMS?

Thank you


Community Member, 49 Posts

2 September 2010 at 4:35pm

Edited: 02/09/2010 4:35pm

All I needed was to add $myObj->publish("Live", "Stage"); after the write() function.

Thanks to this post which I found via google and not this forum search:

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2 September 2010 at 7:22pm

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Community Member, 5 Posts

30 August 2017 at 10:13am

I am having a very similar problem, but years later.

$contact = Contact::create();
$ret = $contact->write();
error_log("Wrote contact: $ret");

In the error log I get the ID, but it is for the contact_live table.
I can find no method 'publish'
In the examples , the 'one ring rentals' case that I copied from there is no '_live' table.
i am perplexed