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Calling a "command" from within the page content?

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Community Member, 99 Posts

9 March 2013 at 4:09am

Edited: 09/03/2013 4:09am

Hi all!

How would I go about calling a command (tag?) from within the WYSIWYG editor, in order to place a CMS menu within the page content. EG, in the way that placing "$UserDefinedForm" within the page content editor places the form where you want it to go, and lets you have text above and below it?

I have a menu within the template that currently sits below the $Content tag, but i'd like to be able to call it from within the actual content so that I can decide precisely where it goes, eg something like:

This is my heading

Some content


Some more content

Hope this makes sense - struggling to explain it!

Cheers, L x


Forum Moderator, 5523 Posts

9 March 2013 at 12:00pm


Community Member, 99 Posts

9 March 2013 at 12:29pm

Brilliant thanks Will! I just didn't know what terms to search for to find this info. Short codes will do exactly what I need, but the str_replace is good to be aware of too. Cheers :-)