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Add a custom field to a page

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  1. Pepperio
    Pepperio avatar
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    30 Nov 2010
    20 May 2011
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    Hello,

    I'm assuming you can add custom fields to pages?? I've added this to the web.config

    <add key="Pages.TailorMadeSearchName" valueType="ShortText" visible="True" searchable="False" sortable="True" defaultValue=""/>

    and i've added this to PagePropertiesEdit.ascx and PagePropertiesInsert.ascx:

     <li class="MenuLabel">
                            <h5><asp:Label ID="Label8" runat="server" AssociatedControlID="TailorMadeSearchName"><asp:Literal ID="Literal15" runat="server" Text="<%$Resources:TailorMadeSearchName %>"></asp:Literal></asp:Label> <em id="Em1" runat="server"></em> <cc1:LabelToolTip HelpBoxCssClass="HelpBox" id="LabelToolTip1" runat="server" ToolTipTitle="<%$Resources:TailorMadeSearchName %>" ToolTipText="<%$Resources:TailorMadeSearchNameDescription %>" AlternateText="<%$Resources:AboutTailorMadeSearchName %>"></cc1:LabelToolTip></h5>
                            <asp:TextBox ID="TailorMadeSearchName" runat="server" MaxLength="125"></asp:TextBox>
                            <p class="example">
                                <asp:Literal ID="Literal16" runat="server" Text="<%$Resources:TailorMadeSearchNameNote %>"></asp:Literal>
                            </p>
                        </li>

    i can see the label and textbox in my page properties page fine, but its not persisting the value to the database. Normally this happens automatically if I do this say for the news module.. what am I missing?

    Also, once there, how do I access it programatically? From what I can see, ICmsPage doesnt have a GetMetaData('newfieldname') equivalent..

    Many thanks for your help in advance, Rebecca
  2. Pepperio
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    24 May 2011
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    Hi does anyone have a solution to this? Has anyone added a custom field to the page? I still need to resolve it. tha

    thank you
  3. Radoslav Georgiev
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    25 May 2011
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    Hi Pepperio,

    You can find how to add custom fields to your pages by visiting this forum thread.

    All the best,
    Radoslav Georgiev
    the Telerik team
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