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Placeholder within the editor?


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bschmitt

Community Member, 22 Posts

11 March 2009 at 2:24am

Edited: 11/03/2009 2:26am

Hi

For modifying content before saving to database I can use the following code within a page:

function onBeforeWrite() {
  $this->Content = str_replace("[[placeholder]]", "replacement123", $this->Content);
  parent::onBeforeWrite(); 
}

Is there a method to call to reset to the placeholder string before the content gets loaded to the editor?

Something like this?

function onBeforeLoadToEditor() {
  $this->Content = str_replace("replacement123", "[[placeholder]]", $this->Content);
  parent::onBeforeLoadToEditor(); 
}

Thanks, Bjoern

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bschmitt

Community Member, 22 Posts

12 March 2009 at 12:01am

According to this tutorial http://doc.silverstripe.com/doku.php?id=recipes:customising-content-in-your-templates&s=paypal I found a better solution for this:

class Page_Controller extends ContentController {

  function Content() {
    return str_replace("[[placeholder]]", "replacement123", $this->Content); 
  }
}

This replaces the placeholder for the view but stores the original content in the database.

Best, Bjoern