Theme Templates

  • templates (The folder that contains optional templates for collection rendering that are used using the quick rendering methods in the CB Helper. See below for additional information)
    • category.cfm (The template used to display an iteration of entry categories using coldbox collection rendering)
    • comment.cfm (The template used to display an iteration of entry or page comments using coldbox collection rendering)
    • entry.cfm (The template used to display an iteration of entries in the home page using coldbox collection rendering)

The individual files included in the templates directory are a single .cfm files used by ContentBox to iterate over a collection (usually entries or categories or comments) and render out all of them in uniformity.
Please refer to ColdBox Collection Rendering for more information.
Each template receives the following variables:
  • _counter (A variable created for you that tells you in which record we are currently looping on)
  • _items (A variable created for you that tells you how many records exist in the collection)
  • {templateName} The name of the object you will use to display: entry, comment, category
Layout Local CallBack Functions:
  • onActivation()
  • onDelete()
  • onDeactivation()
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