SilverStripe Catalog Manager
Catalog administration via a LeftAndMain like interface. Lets you edit and create pages outside of the SiteTree.
Installation via composer
$ composer require littlegiant/silverstripe-catalogmanager
How to use
Add the following to a configuration yml file:
CatalogPage: extensions: - CatalogPageExtension parentClass: - 'CatalogParentPage'
CatalogPage is the page type you wish to administer (e.g. BlogEntry) and
CatalogParentPage is where the pages
should be stored in the SiteTree (e.g. BlogHolder). You may have multiple instances of the parent, the administration
will provide users with a drop down to choose which page should be the parent.
You can also create pages in the root of the project (i.e. ParentID = 0) by not providing a parent class.
LandingPage: extensions: - CatalogPageExtension
Then simply extend
CatalogPageAdmin instead of
You can also manage DataObjects through the
If you are using the translatable module, you can use the TranslatableCatalogExtension to provide functionality for choosing languages.
CatalogPageAdmin: extensions: - TranslatableCatalogExtension
Hide pages in CMS
When managing pages with catalogmanager you might want to hide this pages in CMS. You can do this by adding the
HidePageChildrenExtension to the holder page, e.g.
CatalogPage: extensions: - CatalogPageExtension parentClass: - 'CatalogParentPage' CatalogParentPage: extensions: - HidePageChildrenExtension
Duplication of pages
You can disable the ability to duplicate pages through the
can_duplicate configuration setting per object.
CatalogPage: extensions: - CatalogPageExtension parentClass: - 'CatalogParentPage' can_duplicate: false
Drag and drop sorting
You can add drag and drop sorting using GridFieldSortableRows when you add the
sort_column setting to your configuration.
Sort by default which is default in SiteTree and is added by CatalogDataObjectExtension.
CatalogPage: extensions: - CatalogPageExtension parentClass: - 'CatalogParentPage' sort_column: 'CustomSort'
If you want to disable drag and drop sorting just set
sort_column to false
CatalogPage: extensions: - CatalogPageExtension parentClass: - 'CatalogParentPage' sort_column: false
Sort columns automatically update the sort column of both the staged and live versions of the object. To disable this,
you can set the configuration option
automatic_live_sort to false through your config.
CatalogPage: extensions: - CatalogPageExtension parentClass: - 'CatalogParentPage' automatic_live_sort: false
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