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Upgrade to SS 3.2 , problem with Routing to Controllers extending from Page_Controller


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Fuzz10

Community Member, 791 Posts

5 November 2015 at 11:23pm

Hi,

In a few of my old sites, I'm using controllers that extend from Page_Controller , without pages.

I usually created a route to map a URL to the appropriate Controller.

Now, In the SS 3.2 , this stopped functioning , the docs say:
Please access any custom controllers exclusively through self-defined routes. For controllers extending Page_Controller, simply use the provided page URLs.

I do not need a page for this Controller in the sitetree , but do need to extend from Page_Controller. Probably, I'm missing something, but I can't really figure out how to get this to work.

Thanks !

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camfindlay

Forum Moderator, 267 Posts

13 November 2015 at 3:26pm

Hey Fuzz10, this is likely related to this change in 3.2 https://docs.silverstripe.org/en/3.2/changelogs/3.2.0/#api-removed-url-routing-by-controller-name
You may need to explicitly add a route to access your controller action.

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blueskies

Community Member, 44 Posts

2 December 2015 at 3:58am

It's definitely related to that change camfindlay pointed out, but fuzz10: I can't find a solution for routing url's to controllers that are extended from Page_Controller either. I'd like to bump this thread, running into this issue myself.