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Adding fields to admin insert and update pages

Thread began 5/09/2013 11:46 am by tim299030 | Last modified 5/09/2013 12:54 pm by tim299030 | 127 views | 1 replies

tim299030

Adding fields to admin insert and update pages

I have added some fields to the PowerStore database and have successfully integrated them into the public pages that people see. However, I want to add them to the insert and update pages in the admin interface.

They way I tried to add them to those forms was to copy an existing field (ProductName) by selecting everything inside of the <p></p> tag and pasting that below the ProductName paragraph. Then I replaced all the occurrences of ProductName with the custom field (ProductSubtitle) in the database. Visually it looks fine on the form but it doesn't update or insert the content when I try to modify a record.

Also, if that custom field holds content (from the database import I originally did) it shows up in the form on the update page, but I'm not able to actually make any changes stick.

So I realize this is probably not the preferred method to achieve what I'm trying to accomplish but I thought it would be the most accurate -- taking something that already works and copying and making slight modifications. Should that not work?

I've attached a couple of screen shots to better explain what I'm trying to do.

Tim

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