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Discuss SilverStripe Widgets.

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Community Member, 3 Posts

8 December 2014 at 4:40pm

I am wanting to including the lastest blog posts widget in my includes/ to display the lastest blogs posts there.

But for the life of me I can't get it to work.

I have:

Latest posts display in my sidebar on all my pages. Yey. Did something right.

But I only just want to display the latest blog posts widget in footer, not all the sidebar widgets.

Have tried $LatestPosts etc etc - to no avail.

Silverstripe version 3.1.5

I read the widget github page:

But the Rendering a widget individually puts my site in error once I put $SilverStripeFeed in my

I am not sure if that page is current or not as :

s directed in the definition of SilverStripeFeed(), the Widget will be rendered through the WidgetHolder template. This is pre-defined at framework/templates/ and simply consists of:

<div class="WidgetHolder">
You can override the and templates in your theme too by adding WidgetHolder and Widget templates to themes/myThemeName/templates/Includes/

I had to put those files in templates includes from widget - but still did not work :(

I very eagerly hope there is a very easy fix to my problem.