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"URL to page/external address" vs "Shortcut/External link"


Why isn't there a reference manual to all the Property Types included in EPiSERVER?

I wish to know what the "URL to page/external address" does excatly and how it differs from using

"Shortcut/External link" / "Link to page on another Web site" / "Open the link in the whole window" ?


Could anyone help me with this?


/Andreas Ljung

ps. using CMS5 R1 SP3

Nov 16, 2010 14:12

The "URL to page/external address" is a property type you can use any way you like. It lets the user select a page, document etc. What's selected is stored as an url (could be a permanent link type url if it is an internal object). You can use the data stored any way you like, for example to present a link.

The Shourtcut/external link selector is a special "property" you use when you want to replace the whole page. Episerver will redirect to the selected page (or in the case of fetch data, it will give you the properties from a different page).

Nov 16, 2010 15:42
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