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[joomla] Embed PHP in Joomla's HTML?

Anthony Ferrara ircmaxell at yahoo.com
Mon Aug 27 07:38:38 EDT 2007


I'll make a version in the next day or two that'll be
1.5 compatible...
--- "David A. Roth" <rothmail at comcast.net> wrote:

> Thanks to everyone who replied to my posting.
> 
> I installed the plugin and the module. So far, I
> have not been able  
> to get the plugin to work. The module works fine,
> and prints out  
> "hello world" as a module. But any attempts to
> insert code into an  
> article such as:
> 
> {kl_php} echo "Hello out there"; {/kl_php}
> 
> outputs this:
> 
> {kl_php} echo "Hello out there"; {/kl_php}
> 
> I did see the suggestion on the Mambo forum that the
> editor might be  
> inserting some formatting. So I selected No Editor,
> and tried it  
> again not allowing any sort of HTML to reformat this
> little bit of  
> instruction and the results were the same. The
> System Legacy plugin  
> was enabled.
> 
> Wondering at this point if it might be Joomla
> 1.5rc1, I installed  
> just the mambot plug-in and enabled it with Joomla
> 1.0.12 and then it  
> worked!
> 
> OK, I want to be a good citizen here within the
> Joomla community and  
> report this so it will work with Joomla 1.5. I would
> like some advice  
> here, since I know this isn't part of the Joomla
> core. What is the  
> best way to proceed? Post to a Joomla forum? Contact
> the authors (see  
> below), but which one since this isn't a Mambo
> concern?
> > <?php
> > /**
> > * PHP Evaluation Mambot
> > * author John Long
> <konlong at mail.mambobrothers.com>
> > * Based on the "Code Highliting Mambot" by
> eddieajau
> > **/
> > // $Id: moscode.php,v 1.1 2003/12/15 00:39:03
> eddieajau Exp $
> > /**
> > * Code Highlighting Mambot
> > * @package Mambo Open Source
> > * @Copyright (C) 2000 - 2003 Miro International
> Pty Ltd
> > * @ All rights reserved
> > * @ Mambo Open Source is Free Software
> > * @ Released under GNU/GPL License :
> http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/ 
> > gpl.html
> > * @version $Revision: 1.1 $
> > * @author Andrew Eddie
> <eddieajau at user.sourceforge.net>
> > **/
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> David Roth
> rothmail at comcast.net
> 
> 
> On Aug 26, 2007, at 6:58 AM, Donna Marie Vincent
> wrote:
> 
> > I use the kl_php mambot
> (http://forum.mamboserver.com/ 
> > showthread.php?t=39551)  to include php in content
> items:
> >
> > {kl_php} ...some php code... {/kl_php}
> >
> > or write the php code in a file, then include the
> file wherever I  
> > want it.
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----
> > From: David A. Roth <rothmail at comcast.net>
> > To: NYPHP SIG: Joomla <joomla at lists.nyphp.org>
> > Sent: Sunday, August 26, 2007 1:55:00 AM
> > Subject: [joomla] Embed PHP in Joomla's HTML?
> >
> > I am converting an HTML based web site to Joomla
> 1.5RC1. In the body
> > of the HTML, it has about 10 lines of PHP code
> which grabs a number
> > from another web site so it can display this
> number in the middle of
> > a sentence. Something like, "...with the current
> member now at 810
> > members...". The number 810 is grabbed from an
> external web site
> > which gets updated when the number of members
> increases or decreases.
> >
> > OK, I thought about how this might be done. One
> was to write a Joomla
> > Module to do the PHP, but didn't want to deal with
> the formatting of
> > the rest of the article to make it look like a
> natural one that
> > Joomla does so well.
> >
> > The other idea, is that I went to Edit the article
> and select for it
> > to display HTML. I then inserted the PHP code such
> as:
> > <?PHP
> >
> > php code goes here
> > ?>
> >
> > I saved that and proceeded to reload the page in
> Joomla and no output
> > was generated from the PHP code. I returned to the
> article, had it
> > display HTML once again, and my PHP I included was
> gone.
> > Now I never did this before in Joomla 1.x, so I
> don't know if insert
> > PHP is supported in this manner or not.
> >
> > Q: Can PHP be embedded into the body of text in
> Joomla as I described
> > above to carry out its task?
> >
> > Q: Should I be forced to write a module and
> include the whole article
> > inside the module just to do the PHP?
> >
> > Q: Is there a more clever Joomla-like way to
> accomplish this in the
> > manner similar to how mosimage (jpgs) are inserted
> into the body of
> > text, but executed a PHP script?
> >
> > Q: And what of Timmy, trapped in the well with
> Lassie distracted by a
> > ripped box of vanilla flavored Frosty Paws®  that
> fell off the truck?
> > When will help ever arrive? :-)
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> >
> > David Roth
> > rothmail at comcast.net
> >
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