Provides user-definable templates within the CMS that can be applied to content trees. Allows specification of Layout and main templates, as well as associating css + js files

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Type: silverstripe-module

1.0.1 2015-05-27 11:29 UTC


Allows cms users to apply templates that are created and defined within the CMS directly, including CSS and JavaScript files


Add the following to your Page_Controller class:

public function getViewer($action) {
    $viewer = parent::getViewer($action);

    $this->extend('updateViewer', $action, $viewer);

    return $viewer;


Create a new template from the admin/templates section.

The Use of the template indicates whether it will be applied as a 'main' template or just the 'Layout' of the page.

The Content field should be defined as per a normal SilverStripe template

Any CSS or JS files uploaded will be included using Requirements:: calls

On a page, navigate to the Settings -> Theme tab. Select the relevant template to use.

If "Inherit" is set, then any parent page with a custom template defined will be used.