I am confused about the usage of the mentioned variable. It should be plain and simple... but for some reason, I can't get it to work.

Documentation link for EE3: https://docs.expressionengine.com/v3/templates/globals/single_variables.html#template-group

I want to use the template group name in my templates, is there any way to make this possible in EE2?

  • It actually is very simple. Suppose you have a template group named about.group and in your index file of that group, if you place {template_group} variable, It will give you result "about". Its working for me. Jan 10 '18 at 15:32
  • I tried the same several times on several templates with no luck. The thing is, that the other global variables are working fine... Jan 11 '18 at 8:16
  • what is your EE version? Jan 11 '18 at 10:09
  • Ufff.... it is 2.10.3 We have several sites, I must have confused with the ones on version 3. So, I guess there is no easy way of getting the group name on this version.. right? Jan 11 '18 at 10:21

I think you are mixing up versions of EE.

{template_group} is not a standard global variable in EE2, so not a surprise that it doesn't work.

For a full list of Global Variables that work in EE2 see here: https://docs.expressionengine.com/v2/templates/globals/single_variables.html


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