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Syntax

<txp:section />

The section tag can be used as either a single tag or container tag. It will display information about the section as defined by either the name attribute, the section currently being viewed, or the section of the article being displayed (if used within ‘article’ type Form templates, or an if_individual_article conditional tag).

When used as a containing tag, it will turn the contents into a link to that section. Otherwise, it will return plain text.

Attributes

Tag will accept the following attributes (case-sensitive):

link="boolean" (works only in the single tag)
Display as plain text or a link.
Values: 0 (plain text) or 1 (link).
Default: 0.
name="section name"
Display the named section.
Default: unset (display the current section).
title="boolean"
Display either the section name or its title.
Values: 0 (name) or 1 (title).
Default: 0.
url="boolean" v4.0.7+
Display plain URL or full link.
Values: 0 or 1.
Default: 0 (display title or full link, depending on link).

Common presentational attributes

These attributes, which affect presentation, are shared by many tags. Note that default values can vary among tags.

class="class name"
HTML class to apply to the wraptag attribute value. If no wraptag is supplied (and link="1"), the class is applied to the anchor instead.
Default: unset (see class cross-reference).
wraptag="element"
HTML element to wrap (markup) list block, specified without brackets (e.g. wraptag="ul").
Default: unset (but see wraptag cross-reference for exceptions).

Examples

Example 1: Display the current section name

<txp:section />

Example 2: Display hyperlinked section title

<txp:section link="1" title="1" />

In an article form, it displays the article’s section title as a hyperlink to the section home page. Otherwise, it displays the title of the section currently being viewed as a hyperlink to the section home page.

<txp:section link="1" title="1" wraptag="p" name="archive" />

Displays a hyperlink to the ‘archive’ section home page, wrapped in <p> tags, using the section’s title as link text.

Example 4: Container tag example

<txp:section name="archive">
    My Archive
</txp:section>

Displays the text ‘My Archive’ as a hyperlink to the ‘archive’ section home page. HTML output for clean URLs:

<a href="http://example.com/archive/">My Archive</a>

And for messy URLs:

<a href="http://example.com/index.php?s=archive">My Archive</a>

Example 5: Single tag example

<a href="<txp:section name="about" url="1" />">
    <txp:section name="about" title="1" />
</a>

Displays the section title ‘About’ as a hyperlink to the ‘about’ section home page. HTML output for clean URLs:

<a href="http://example.com/about/">About</a>

And for messy URLs:

<a href="http://example.com/index.php?s=about">About</a>

Genealogy

Version 4.0.7

Applies class attribute to the <a> element when wraptag is empty.
url attribute added.

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