Forum: Radiant CMS ERB in layouts snippets or pages

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Steven L. (Guest)
on 2008-11-02 18:55
What do you expert Radiant + Rails app developers do to display embedded
ruby in your layouts, snippets, or pages?

I'm using the rails_support extension and want to display some program
variables in my layout, like the logged in user and his role.

Sean C. (Guest)
on 2008-11-02 21:05
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I don't care for it, but there is the "backdoor" extension which allows
ERb inside Radiant pages.  Most often I find the seeming need for ERb
represents one or more of these situations:

1) The user isn't familiar enough existing tags or with manipulating the
content structure.
2) A few new tags could fulfill the need very easily.
3) What is really wanted is a custom controller that has its own logic
and views.

For example, you could wrap the "process_page" method in SiteController
so that it assigns the current_user onto the page that is being
rendered, then access that variable from some Radius tags.

Jeff Poulton (Guest)
on 2008-11-04 00:09
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I have no idea why I found the following post **after** I posted this
Looks like this should do the trick.
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