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Plugin: LinkTo() Show Default Title

Purpose

This helper plugin will automatically display the page title when using the linkTo() function.

Usage

#linkTo(route = "terms")#

// results
<a href="/terms">Terms and Conditions</a>

Configuration

Within the config/routes.cfm page, added a new parameter to the addRoute method called linkToText.

config/routes.cfm ---------------------
    addRoute(
        name="about",
        pattern="/about",
        controller="pages",
        action="about",
        linkToText="value1" // new param
    );

    // or

    .get(name="about", pattern="/about", to="Pages##about", linkToText="value1")

Parameters

Parameter Type Required Default Description
enabledFor string false Set the default text for the linkTo method.

Included Functions

$ltdt_getRoute()

Returns the route name based on the action/controller provided.

Usage

config/routes.cfm
    addRoute(
        name="terms",
        pattern="/terms",
        controller="pages",
        action="terms",
        linkToText="Terms and Conditions"
    );

    or 

    .get(name="terms", pattern="/terms", to="Pages##terms", linkToText="Terms and Conditions")

//some controller or view
    $ltdt_getRoute(action="terms"); // return terms (when on the pages controller)
    $ltdt_getRoute(action="terms", controller="pages"); // return terms
    $ltdt_getRoute(route="terms"); // return terms

Parameters

Parameter Type Required Default Description
route string false See documentation for linkTo
action string false See documentation for linkTo
controller string false See documentation for linkTo

$ltdt_getRequestedRouteParam()

Returns a variable defined for a specific route.

Usage

config/routes.cfm
    addRoute(
        name="terms",
        pattern="/terms",
        controller="pages",
        action="terms",
        linkToText="Terms and Conditions",
        someAbstractVariable=15
    );

//some controller or view
    $ltdt_getRequestedRouteParam(route = "terms", paramVariable = "linkToText"); // will return "Terms and Conditions"
    $ltdt_getRequestedRouteParam(route = "terms", paramVariable = "someAbstractVariable"); // will return 15

Parameters

Parameter Type Required Default Description
route string true Name of a route that you have configured in config/routes.cfm.
paramVariable string true Name of a variable you have defined within your route

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