[Grok-dev] "Apply" a pagetemplate to an object and get html back

Lennart Regebro regebro at gmail.com
Fri Jul 18 16:41:38 EDT 2008

On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 21:16, Achim Domma <domma at procoders.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> how do I apply a template to an object an get the html code back? To learn
> grok, I'm developing some kind of yet-another-mini-cms. I want to let the
> user edit the page body via a webform using textile or markdown for example.
> Then I would provide tags to display some kind of specialized lists like
> "events", "links", ...
> How do I do that using grok? Or is there a better approach to solve my
> problem?

You create a View. This object will sit "inbetween" the object and the template.

class TheObject(grok.Model):

class TheView(grok.View):

theview = Template("<html>abasdjasbksdaksdjak</html>")

This will give you a /template on all TheObject objects, that will
render the template.

Lennart Regebro: Zope and Plone consulting.
+33 661 58 14 64

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