EE tag in Forum template

What I need is to use my custom EE plugin in to Forum header template: themes/forum_themes/default/forum_global/html_header.html

I see that Forum template are processed by CI parser (is right?).

A workaround is include in html_header.html a processed EE template, or call EE Template Class to process EE template.

What dou you think?

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    Nov 22, 2012 at 16:26

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Unfortunately, it's not possible to use regular EE tags in forum templates unless you run the forums through regular templates.

The down side of this approach is that it adds more processing overhead, so it’s not recommended unless users really need this capability. Since the forum can’t be cached, on very busy sites this can create some unwanted server load.

  • No, I'm not talkin about regular templates. Thanks Nov 22, 2012 at 18:24

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