Vine Type Content Management with Standards in Mind

21 Oct 2005


The article element of a Vine Type template file describes the XHTML produced for each article associated with the current section.

This element should contain at a minimum the $_article_title and $_article_text variables. Variables concerning posted and edited dates and times may be omitted.


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Multiple articles associated to the same section will be sorted as described in the $article_sort variable in the vinetype.config file, and will be rendered back-to-back, with no between-article markup.

Since multiple articles may inhabit the same section, it is recommended that any elements in this section be customized by class attributes and not id attributes. If id attributes were used, Vine Type would render multiple elements with identical id attributes, thereby invalidating your final XHTML web page. Unpredictable results in browser behavior might also occur.


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