Tag: IBM

What is a render parameter in IBM WCM and how it is related to the Plugin RenderParam?

Today, while I was reading the IBM WCM plugins documentation I found a plugin called The render parameter plug-in, which definition is formally: Use the RenderParam rendering plug-in to access public and private render parameters from your web content. Taken from The render parameter plug-in article in IBM Knowledge Center. So, these questions came into my mind: what is it […]

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How to use Plugin CopyText in IBM WCM 8.5 and 9

The problem Being able to process text using client code is useful for many reasons, for example: sometimes you want to cut text or extract specific patterns, etc. However, we usually have a issues because of special characters like line breaks (\n), let’s go back for a moment to remember how a well-formatted JavaScript variable looks: […]

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How to use Plugin jsencode in IBM WCM 8.5

The problem JSON is the current format by excellence for sending messages and getting information via web services. But we usually have a big problem because of special characters like double quotes, let’s go back for a moment to remember how a well-formatted JSON looks: { “field” : “value” } As you know, previous is a […]

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How to use Plugin ifNotEmpty in IBM WCM 8 and 8.5

The challenge Imagine you want to know if there is a non-empty value in any element of a Authoring Template, because if there is no value, then a set of HTML tags should not be generated; well, maybe you could solve this problem by using a small JavaScript code, but, let’s face it, most of our […]

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How to know the Authoring Template’s name in IBM WCM 8

This is the simplest way to obtain the Authoring Template’s name in IBM WCM 8 (it also, apply for WCM 7), you can use this meta-tag and render the name easily: [Property context=”autofill” type=”content” field=”authtemplatename”] Another properties authtemplateid – Displays the GUID of the authoring template used by the current content item. authtemplatename – Displays the […]

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