Coding with SPIP 3.0
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Tags are most often used to display content, and sometimes just to calculate it without displaying (outputting) anything at all. Such content can originate from various sources:

  • The template’s own environment, i.e. some parameters that have been passed to the template, known as the compilation context.
  • Content from an SQL table, by using a loop.
  • Another specific source. In this case, the tags and their actions must be explicitly declared to SPIP, while the first 2 sources can be calculated automatically.