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Block (SiteContentType) for listing news

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How would a good practice be in regards of making a block (SiteContentType) that lists the latest news?

So far i've made a couple of properties: 

Heading string

NumberOfNewsListed int

RootPage LinkItem  Points to a newspage with children (suspect that this is wrong)

virtual IEnumerable<PageData> News 
should return children (Limited to newsitems) of the RootPage property

 

Right now, I'm struggeling with making a PageReference och PageData from the RootPage LinkItem.

Any suggestions?

#73730
Aug 07, 2013 10:51
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Can't you use a PageReference for your RootPage instead of LinkItem?

#73732
Aug 07, 2013 11:54
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Ah, makes sense.  Thanks!

#73736
Aug 07, 2013 13:11
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I cannot access the Where|Any|SortBy method on a PageDataCollection object.  
Have I missed to reference smthg?

using EPiServer;
using EPiServer.Web;
using EPiServer.SpecializedProperties;
using EPiServer.Core;
using EPiServer.Filters;

#73739
Aug 07, 2013 14:11
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using System.Linq;

#73741
Aug 07, 2013 15:27
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