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  • Poornima Nayar 90 posts 208 karma points MVP c-trib
    Oct 18, 2017 @ 21:34
    Poornima Nayar

    Nested Content With ModelsBuilder


    With Nested Content in core will I be able to query any of my nested content properties as strongly typed models?


  • Kevin Jump 1666 posts 10579 karma points MVP 3x c-trib
    Oct 19, 2017 @ 09:28
    Kevin Jump


    Short answer - no it hasn't changed - in 7.7.2 nested content items still return IEnumerable<IPublishedContent> so you can't query them in a linq way.

    As there are content types in the nested content - there will be a model for the class generated so you can construct that from the IPublishedContent item and use it like a model.

    e.g. this in the current starter-kit product.cshtml page

      @if (Model.Content.Features != null)
         foreach (var feature in Model.Content.Features)
            <div class="product-advantage">

    can become

     @foreach (var feature in Model.Content.Features)
        var featureModel = new ContentModels.Feature(feature);
        <div class="product-advantage">

    n.b the starter kit has

    @using ContentModels = Umbraco.Web.PublishedContentModels; 

    at the top of the view. so that the ContentModels.Feature(feature) line is really new Umbraco.Web.PublishedContentModels.Feature(feature)

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