coreiho/silverstripe-sections

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Silverstripe sections

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Type:silverstripe-module

1.4.1 2016-10-27 01:03 UTC

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README

This module splits pages into reusable sections that can used across multiple pages.

Installation

Composer is the recommended way of installing SilverStripe modules.

composer require plato-creative/silverstripe-sections 1.*

Customisation

Styles

For each section type, you can define additional styles in your config.yml.

LinkSection:
  styles:
    - Layout1
    - Layout2

This will provide optional classes for each section type to choose from in the CMS.

Templating

Below is the template hierarchy.

  1. SectionType_PageType_Style.ss e.g. LinkSection_HomePage_Tiles.ss
  2. SectionType_Style.ss e.g. LinkSection_Tiles.ss
  3. SectionType_PageType.ss e.g. BannerSection_HomePage.ss
  4. SectionType.ss e.g. GallerySection.ss

Section Configuration

Limit or exclude

You can limit or completely exclude sections from a page type by defining it in your config.yml You can also setup Pages to have preset sections and decide if you want the sections to be shared across pages.

HomePage:
  section_options:
    BreadcrumbSection:
      limit: 0 # excluded from HomePage
    ContentSection:
      limit: 1 # Only 1 can ever be added
Add preset sections to page type

You can also setup Pages to have preset sections and decide if you want the sections to be shared across pages.

FormPage:
  section_options:
    FormSection:
      presets:
        'Home Page Form': 'shared' # section is shared across home pages
        'Another Form': 'not-shared' # section is not shared across home pages