ExpressionEngine® User Guide

Global Variables

Most of the variables used in the forum are specific to their individual templates. Those variables can be found by examining the default themes.

Below is a list of global variables that may be used throughout the forum templates:

  • {charset}
  • {current_id} (category id, forum id, thread id, etc.)
  • {current_page} (current pagination index)
  • {current_request} (viewthread, viewforum, etc.)
  • {error_message}
  • {forum_build}
  • {forum_name}
  • {forum_url}
  • {include:body_extra}
  • {include:head_extra}
  • {include:spellcheck_js}
  • {module_version}
  • {page_title}
  • {password_max_length}
  • {path:advanced_search}
  • {path:atom}
  • {path:do_search}
  • {path:forgot}
  • {path:forum_home}
  • {path:image_url}
  • {path:login}
  • {path:logout}
  • {path:mark_all_read}
  • {path:memberlist}
  • {path:private_messages}
  • {path:recent_poster}
  • {path:register}
  • {path:rss}
  • {path:smileys}
  • {path:spellcheck_iframe}
  • {path:theme_css}
  • {path:view_active_topics}
  • {path:view_new_topics}
  • {path:view_pending_topics}
  • {path:your_control_panel}
  • {path:your_profile}
  • {recent_poster}
  • {screen_name}
  • {site_url}