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Outputs the contents of the entire stack with special formatting variables made available to the templates. If $template_name is specified, a template of that name from the appropriate theme folder will be used. Otherwise, the default 'output' template is used.


When outputted through a stack, each object in the list gets special formatting variables available in the template which pertain to the item's position in the list:

  • isFirstItem
  • isEvenItem
  • isOddItem
  • isLastItem

In templates, you can access these as if they were normal fields:

// in template file
if ($content->get('isFirstItem')) { 
  // do something special for the first item

By default, stacks wrap their output in a simple header and footer template, located in the theme folder under the stacks sub-folder. You can override this by passing in a few extra parameters:

// no header or footer

// use the normal header, 
// but swap in the pagination footer

Finally, you can specify a title and an empty message to be displayed in the header and footer templates:

$stack->output('short','header','pager','Search Results','No results!');
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