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url_handlers and action specific templates

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Community Member, 51 Posts

9 July 2010 at 8:22pm


I'm using SS.2.4.

I want an action called new. But since that is a reservered word I can't make a function called new(). So I've made a url_handler to handle that

public static $url_handlers = array(
        'new' => 'customnew'

My template is called: - and in order to have a specific template for this action I have tried making and
When accessing the url /Mypage/new none of the templates gets loaded. The only way I can load an action specific template is by calling /Mypage/customnew.

Anyone knows how to fix this? I suppose I could render the page with a specific template, but thats not preferable.


Terrence Wood

Community Member, 1 Post

12 July 2010 at 4:30pm

Edited: 12/07/2010 4:30pm

To use a template that doesn't match your ClassName you will need to load your template:

class MyPage_controller extends Page_Controller {
    function customnew() {
        $data = DataObject::get('CustomNew'); 
        return $this->customise($data)->renderWith(array('customnew','Page'));