is it possible to use a list on a custom content part?

Topics: Customizing Orchard
Aug 22, 2011 at 11:06 PM

I have created a list of a custom content type through the admin panel, is it possible to use that list on a custom content part in code? or is it possible to get the contents of the list and use that data in a custom content part?

Basically what im trying to do is create a PromotionBox that has a list of images that can be selected through the mediapicker field, so i think there is two parts The PromoBox and a List of Images. Any Ideas?

Cheers

Coordinator
Aug 22, 2011 at 11:36 PM

Did you try the container widget?

Aug 22, 2011 at 11:54 PM

yeah im just trying that out now and creating an alternate template to render it how i need it. Im new to Orchard, I am a C# .Net Devloper(for last 6 years) but the only CMS I have used is Fatwire which is the most convoluted and very expensive piece of rubbish cms system available but unfortunately the company i work for are totally determined to use it! I think im trying to do things in Orchard the way there done in Fatwire which is stupid - ill get there eventually.