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Template Vars in Page-Content?


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me.yay

Community Member, 14 Posts

21 February 2010 at 6:09am

Hi SilverStripers,

prolly it a stupid question, but is it possible to make template vars like $URLSegment usable from the backend?

I have a table with 3 columns having a specific image in the headline and footline of the table.

In the template i would use <img src="/hemes/myTheme/img/headline_{$Parent.URLSegment}-A.jpg" /> to load the specifi image. Unluckily the template var is not replaced when used inside Content (using tinyMCE).

Any Ideas how to solve that prob?

Kind regards
Metin

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Willr

Forum Moderator, 5513 Posts

22 February 2010 at 5:58pm

In 2.3 theres no easy way to handle that sort of thing. Have alook at this tutorial for a way you can do it http://doc.silverstripe.org/doku.php?id=recipes:customising-content-in-your-templates. Its not really that nice but should work.