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Migrating the GenericContent Web Control

  • Migrating the GenericContent Web Control
  • Hi all
    I have a simple 3.7 User Control with the
    <sfWeb:GenericContent runat="server" ID="GenericContent1" />
    control placed on it. (It is wrapped by some layout html)

    In the code behind I have the class inheriting the IGenericContent interface.
    [ControlDesignerAttribute("Telerik.Cms.Engine.WebControls.Design.GenericContentDesigner, Telerik.Cms.Engine")]
    public partial class SiteControls_GreenBox : System.Web.UI.UserControl, IGenericContent
    .....

    This allows users to use the inbuilt editor to add content and the control just wraps the content with specific html for layout and styling.

    How should I convert this for SF 4.3 and make sure that the content gets migrated over through the migration tool?

    Thanks
    Darrin
  • Hello Darrin,

    With the next build coming next week we'll provide API that will support migration of custom widgets. You'll be required to implement a class that returns a Sitefinity 4 widget from a given 3.7 widget type. We'll also provide functionality for automatic coping of the properties if the interfaces of both the 3.7 and Sitefinity 4 widgets are the same.

    Regards,
    Pavel Iliev
    the Telerik team
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