f:alias

This ViewHelper creates variables that you can use when developing Fluid views. You create variables which contain either static values or dynamic values from objects or other ViewHelpers.

Details

map

Variable type
Array
Description
The key is the name by which the variable is known, where the value reflects the content.

Default value

Mandatory
Yes

Examples for static values

<f:alias map="{firstName: 'Stefan', lastName: 'Froemken'}">
  <p>Hello, my name is {firstName} {lastName}</p>
</f:alias>

Output

<p>Hello, my name is Stefan Froemken</p>

Example for results from another ViewHelper

<f:alias map="{amount: '{addresses->f:count()}'}">
  <p>There are {amount} records in database</p>
</f:alias>

Output

<p>There are 23 records in database</p>

Example for values from an object

<f:alias map="{firstName: address.firstName, lastName: address.lastName}">
  <p>Hello, my name is {firstName} {lastName}</p>
</f:alias>

Output

<p>Hello, my name is Stefan Froemken</p>