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Finding BlockdataType using FindPagesWithCriteria

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Hi,


If you run the code using  eg\

var propCrit = new PropertyCriteriaCollection
                {
                    new PropertyCriteria() {Name = "PageTypeID", Type = PropertyDataType.Block},
                  
                };

 

you pas the ID of the blockdata type, it will return with an exception that this is not supported.


So, now I'm left with the question; how can I search for all pages using a certain blockdata type?

Thanks!

#69514
Mar 26, 2013 15:46
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You could use:

IContentModelUsage.ListContentOfContentType(ContentType contentType)

where the parameter contentType can be retrieved from IContentTypeRepository.Load(Type modelType) 

where you pass in the block type.

ListContentOfContentType will return both all shared block instances of the type and all content instances that has a property of the block type.

#69531
Mar 26, 2013 16:17
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Great feedback Johan!

I found it also can be shortened a little (because in my case, I have the ID already)

 var usage = contentUsage.ListContentOfContentType(new ContentType{ID=contentID.ID});

#69532
Mar 26, 2013 17:27
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