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Custom Site Config Issue with Extended Image Class

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Community Member, 17 Posts

28 September 2010 at 12:59pm

Hi all,

This is crashing my Apache server when I call a method on the ExtendedImage class from a template... thoughts?

------------ CustomSiteConfig.php -------------

class CustomSiteConfig extends DataObjectDecorator {

function extraStatics() {
return array(
'db' => array(


'has_one' => array(
'BannerImage' => 'ExtendedImage',
'SectionImage' => 'ExtendedImage'

public function updateCMSFields(FieldSet &$fields) {
$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Main", new ImageField("BannerImage", "Default Banner Image"));
$fields->addFieldToTab("Root.Main", new ImageField("SectionImage", "Default Section Image"));

---------- ExtendedImage.php ------------------------------------

class ExtendedImage extends Image {

function generateSmallBanner($gd) {
return $gd->croppedResize(940,230);


We are having this problem on both local and live servers.



Forum Moderator, 922 Posts

28 September 2010 at 7:55pm

You'll have to provide more detail. When you say "crashing my Apache server", what are the conditions in that it occurs?

Try checking the Apache logs to see if there's anything in there.