18 Oct 2012
28 Mar 2013
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I am getting the error DB mapping for field type 'Unknown' was not found in the Metadata configuration when trying to add a custom field of Telerik.Sitefinity.Web.UI.Fields.ImageField to the news module.
Here is what I am doing (news -> custom fields):
1.) Under "Type" I select "Unknown".
2.) I give it a name of "Thumbnail"
3.) I select "Custom" for "Interface widget for entering data"
4.) I put Telerik.Sitefinity.Web.UI.Fields.ImageField for "Type"
5.) I go to save and then get the error.
On a whim I decided to then try using another type for step 1. I selected "Short text" for step 1 and then finished the rest of the steps. It added the field and presents me with the image selection control, but I would prefer to do this the right way instead of a workaround like that.
Edit: This is on 5.3