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You use the forum tqTag to enable a forum.  In general, you implement the forum tqTag together with the forumBunch tqTag and the forumCreateBunch tqTag.

forum - Syntax

<tqtag name="forum0type="forumtitle="forum place holdermaxItems="10" >

forum - Parameters

Parameter Name Type Mandatory Strict | Transitional Case Sensitive Description
type Text + S + must be forum
name Text + S + should be unique tqtag name in the template. no spaces/commas/single quote/double quotes allowed
title Alpha Numeric + S - The title of the tqtag. This title will be presented only at the back-end system.  no spaces/commas/single quote/double quotes allowed
alternativeTag Text + S + Specify a case declared within the alternative tqTag.
alternativeCondition Text + S + (optional, if the condition is specified within the alternative tqTag) Indicate a condition for the case that you are specifying. Use one of the values described for this field under alternative, for example, isLoggedIn or isNotLoggedIn.
maxItems Number - S   The max number of forums to display in a page

forum - Local Variables

Name Type Size Description
addDate datetime   The datetime the forum was created or last modified. can be formated using 2009-01-09 11:17:59df:[format]!
description text 65535 Forum Description
forumPageLink text ~100 Url to forum page
id number 5 Database forum # 
keywords text 65535 Keywords provided to the forum in the ezadmin3 backend
mainPic text 1024 Forum main picture
metaDescription text 65535 Forum's meta description as provided in the ezadmin3 backend
metaTitle text 200 Forum's meta ttle as provided in the ezadmin3 backend
newBunchLink text ~100 Url to create a new bunch for this forum
numBunches number 5 Number of bunches in the forum
numPosts number 12 Total number of posts from all forum bunches
sectionID number 5 Forum's section id
showOrder number 5 Represent the order number of the forum in the section, this number is not a running number.
title text 180 Forum's name / title

forum - Examples

Example 1 - basic forum details example
<tqtag name="forum0type="forummaxItems="10title="forum place holder" >
    @description@<br />
    Create new bunch<a href="@newBunchLink@" class="addBunchLink">@newBunchCation@</a>

Example 2 - complete forum page with it's bunch
<tqtag name="forum0type="forummaxItems="10title="forum place holder" >
    <div class="rightContent">
    <h2>@mainPic@ <a href="@forumPageLink@" class="linkToForumPage">@title@</a></h2>
    @description@<br />
    <a href="@newBunchLink@" class="addBunchLink">@Create new bunch@</a>
    <table align="center" id="forumTable">
            <th>תגובה אחרונה</th><th>צפיות</th><th>תגובות</th><th>נושא</th>
        <tqtag name="bunch0type="forumBunchmaxItems="5title="bunchesInForum" >
            <td>@lastResponseDate@<br />@lastResponseAuthor@</td>
            <td align="center">@numViews@</td>
            <td><a href="@link@" class="addBunchLink">@bunchSubject@</a></td>


forum - tqOptions

Within the forum tqtag you can use the following tqoptions: head, forumNextPage, forumPrevPage, if, lastItemInRow, tail.
Related tqoptions used in other tqtags: isNewBunch.

forum - Templates

The templates below implement this tqTag. After you click a link, use your browser commands to view the page source.

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