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Using WidgetAlternatesFactory

Topics: Customizing Orchard
Jan 25, 2012 at 7:52 AM
Edited Jan 25, 2012 at 7:53 AM


I've been trying to get WidgetAlternatesFactory made by sfmskywalker on and so far I haven't had any success. I've been checking the override method and it doesn't seem to read any of the widgets I added to my Orchard site. Am I using an old code or am I doing something wrong with my implementation?


Jan 25, 2012 at 8:12 AM

You should ask him directly.

Jan 26, 2012 at 2:19 AM
bertrandleroy wrote:

You should ask him directly.

Hi sir,

I already sent him the question. While we're on the subject, how would you handle customizing any widget to change it's layout per zone?


Jan 26, 2012 at 5:17 AM

With the widget alternates feature.

Jan 30, 2012 at 3:47 AM

Hi sir,

Sorry, I'm still getting used to Orchard. I've used the Widget Alternate. But I have another problem, my widget alternate 'Widget-AfterMain' and I want to "manually" display the list... Should I just use ShapeTracer for that?


Jan 30, 2012 at 8:49 PM

What do you mean by manually?

Feb 1, 2012 at 7:51 AM

Sorry I guess I used the wrong question...

My problem's clearer now, I have two Container Widgets on the same page/layer and I want to make separate alternates for for each Container Widget per zone.