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Wiki Theme Template

The wiki's theme (visual design) is determined by a single php file (the template) located in the themes/wiki_themes directory. The following describes how the Theme Template is put together and lists the available tags, parameters, and variables for each section of the Theme Template.

NOTE: The included default wiki theme is fully commented with all the tags, parameters, and variables available in the wiki. This provides a quick reference while building your own theme or modifying the default one.

How the Template Works

The Theme Template is divided up into sections. Each section determines how a portion of the wiki is rendered. Each section has tags, parameters, and/or variables available to it. They work like normal ExpressionEngine tags, parameters, and variables except that you'll use them in a Theme Template instead of a ExpressionEngine Template within the Control Panel.

When you open the Theme Template in a text editor you'll find the beginning of each section clearly marked with a comment. For example, the start of the History section looks like this:

/* ----------------------------------------
/* Template - History
/* ----------------------------------------*/

You'll find all the available tags, parameters, and variables at the end of the section.


This is a list of all the sections in the order they appear in the default template. It will be helpful to have the default template file (themes/wiki_themes/default/default.php) open in a text editor while reviewing the Template section documentation.

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