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{append}

{append} is used for creating or appending template variable arrays during the execution of a template.

Note

Assignment of variables in-template is essentially placing application logic into the presentation that may be better handled in PHP. Use at your own discretion.

Attributes:

Attribute Name Type Required Default Description
var string Yes n/a The name of the variable being assigned
value string Yes n/a The value being assigned
index string No n/a The index for the new array element. If not specified the value is append to the end of the array.
scope string No n/a The scope of the assigned variable: 'parent','root' or 'global'

Option Flags:

Name Description
nocache Assigns the variable with the 'nocache' attribute

Example 60. {append}


{append var='name' value='Bob' index='first'}
{append var='name' value='Meyer' index='last'}
// or 
{append 'name' 'Bob' index='first'} {* short-hand *}
{append 'name' 'Meyer' index='last'} {* short-hand *}

The first name is {$name.first}.<br>
The last name is {$name.last}.

  

The above example will output:


The first name is Bob.
The last name is Meyer.

  

See also append() and getTemplateVars().

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