STE Template Engine
The STE Template Engine (STE) is a template engine for the PHP programming language.
Get it via composer / packagist
Composer is a dependency manager and package manager for PHP. Using composer is the recommended way of installing STE.
kch42/ste in your requirements (I suggest using the version
1.*) and execute
composer install. Then include composer's autoloader and you can simply use all stuff in the
\kch42\ste namespace without further
PHP >= 5.3
Why should you use it?
- It's syntax (inspired by Textpattern's template syntax) is very easy and similar to the syntax of (X)HTML. So it should be easy for designers to learn this system.
- It has a simple, yet powerful plugin interface. You can easily define your own template functions / tags. It is even possible to write them in the template language itself, which makes it kind of a programming language...
- It can transcompile templates into PHP.
- You can use anonymous functions to define custom tags.
docu directory contains the documentation of the template language.
If you need the documentation of the php code / the API, you can create it with the
You will need NaturalDocs for that.
There is also a mirror of the documentation here.