Programatically change a page's sort order

 

Hi

I need to write a UI plugin which resets a list of pages to a default sort order.

However, I cannot work out how to programatically change the sort order of a page

I have tried using PagePeerOrder property of the PageData object but this is read-only

e.g. 

            foreach (PageData page in newsItemPages)
            {
                page["PagePeerOrder"] = defaultSortOrder;
            }

Is it possible to programatically change the sort order of a page?

thanks a lot

 

#30239 Jun 08, 2009 18:18
  • Member since: 1996
     

    Hi

    your are on the right track, but you need to make some small changes

    PageData page2=page.CreateWritableClone();
    page2.Property["PagePeerOrder"].Value = defaultSortOrder;
    EPiServer.DataFactory.Instance.Save(page2, EPiServer.DataAccess.SaveAction.Publish,
                                                             EPiServer.Security.AccessLevel.NoAccess);

     

    #30242 Jun 08, 2009 22:14
  •  

    Thanks a lot - that works great...

     

    Chris

    #30255 Jun 09, 2009 11:45
  • Member since: 2006
     

    Nowadays you can use MetaDataProperties.PagePeerOrder instead of "PagePeerOrder" to avoid manually typing the property name for the sort order. It's still not available as a separate property on PageData, though.

    #143307 Jan 20, 2016 0:41
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