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Javascript + XenForo Options

Discussion in 'XenForo Development Discussions' started by Daniel Hood, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. Daniel Hood

    Daniel Hood Well-Known Member

    Are the options set in the admin panel accessible through the XenForo javascript object? I tried
    but it said undefined.
  2. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    Doesn't look like its available, no.
  3. Daniel Hood

    Daniel Hood Well-Known Member

    hmmm... alright. Is there a buildLink function or something I can use then? I needed options for something else but I also need to be able to build a path.
  4. Chris D

    Chris D XenForo Developer Staff Member

    Best thing to do is use data- attributes on HTML elements if appropriate.

    They're used a lot in XenForo. Mostly to pass options and other data to JavaScript functions.
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  5. Jeremy

    Jeremy Well-Known Member

    Yup, I concur with data-attributes. They are extremely useful when it comes to storing necessary information (XenForo uses them extensively).
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  6. Daniel Hood

    Daniel Hood Well-Known Member

    Thanks for the help guys.

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