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How to create a singleton admin form?


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jcop007

Community Member, 7 Posts

30 January 2015 at 4:38pm

Hi
How would you create a singleton admin form where you only ever want one record in the database? In our case we have created a custom module that requires a settings form. The settings are currently set up as a model admin but that gives you a grid for adding/editing multiple records in admin. Ideally we'd like it to work like the standard SilverStripe settings which just open the settings form directly.
Thanks,
Jonathan

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kinglozzer

Community Member, 187 Posts

31 January 2015 at 5:23am

Hi Jonathan,

I’d use the SiteConfig code to guide you. It’s been broken apart into a separate module for the future 3.2 release, so it’s a bit easier to review all the code for it now: https://github.com/silverstripe/silverstripe-siteconfig.

Hope this helps,
Loz