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I set some data into ComponentTemplate using Metadata schema. And I'm trying to fetch this data through .NET code, but I can't find some related variables in engine, package to do this. Could someone help with this?

Thanks in advance.

  • What exactly have you tried? Because it is basically as simple as using the ComponentTemplate.Metadata and ComponentTemplate.MetadataSchema properties in your ItemFields collection. – Bart Koopman Apr 22 '14 at 15:10
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I think you can do something like this:

var componentTemplateId =  package.GetSources("Component.ComponentTemplate")[0].GetValue("ID");
var componentTemplate = (ComponentTemplate) engine.GetSession().GetObject(componentTemplateId);
var metadata = componentTemplate.Metadata;

And example how to read a single field from Metadata:

ItemFields metadataFields = new ItemFields(componentTemplate.Metadata, componentTemplate.MetadataSchema);
TextField myTextField = (TextField)metadataFields["MyTextFieldName"];
string myTextFieldValue = myTextField.Value;

This should get you going until someone will post a simpler solution

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  • I've tried your solution. Unfortunately, package.GetSources("Component.ComponentTemplate") returns empty array. – Vitaliy Apr 22 '14 at 15:43
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    BTW, I've found the better way to get component template metadata: engine.PublishingContext.ResolvedItem.Template.Metadata – Vitaliy Apr 22 '14 at 15:59
  • You should probably check if that's not null before trying to load it, but yes, that's how I would read it too. – Nuno Linhares Apr 22 '14 at 21:31

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