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Wednesday 14 March 2012 11:51:39 pm - 2 replies

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Since the early versions 3.x there have been issues with the concept of additional nodes. The Technical Manual keeps mentioning it as a 'Pitfall', but nothing has happened to address the problem: in one location, content is visible with the subitems, in another location, the content is without the subitems. This article describes how the problem can be addressed.

Wednesday 21 March 2012 10:03:57 am

Thanks, Harry, for sharing this. Additional nodes are a very powerful feature of eZ Publish, and with this pragmatic approach you make their use much simpler and easier to understand.

Best regards,

Wednesday 21 March 2012 6:30:52 pm

I realized one more issue, related to 2) Add items only under the main node. As described above, it will only disable the creation of subitems under an additional node. It should also be disabled that, when you move an existing item, it is placed under an additional node. I haven't worked this out yet, but it should be by disabling checking the boxes in the browse pages, and also disabling clicking on an additional node to browse under that node. Need checking out the browse-templates under


Modified on Wednesday 21 March 2012 6:31:16 pm by Harry Oosterveen


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