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  • Luke Johnson 61 posts 80 karma points
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 22:26
    Luke Johnson
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    Display current page URL

    How do I go about accessing the current page's URL?

    I am trying to dynamically generate Facebook Comments widgets on news and announcement pages. I would like these widgets to be page-specific so that the same comments don't appear on every single story or page.

    So far I've been playing with this code:

      <fb:comments href='http://www.website.com/parent_folder/<umbraco:Item field="pageID" runat="server"/>' num_posts="16" width="680"></fb:comments>

    This returns the appropriate page ID, but this doesn't link properly with Facebook. I need the actual page URL (http://website.com/parent_folder/page.aspx) to be inserted into the link.

    Should I be attempting this in XSLT instead?

  • skiltz 500 posts 699 karma points
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 22:43
    skiltz
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    try

    <umbraco:Item field='pageID' xslt="umbraco.library:NiceUrl({0})" runat='server' />

  • Tom Fulton 2030 posts 4984 karma points c-trib
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 22:44
    Tom Fulton
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    Hi,

    You need to call the umbraco.library:NiceUrl function to convert the page ID to a URL.  I think you could achieve this using the umbraco:Item tag with inline XSLT:

    <umbraco:Item field="pageID" runat="server" Xslt="umbraco.library:NiceUrl({0})" />

    If not, it's easy to do from XSLT:

    <xsl:value-of select="umbraco.library:NiceUrl($currentPage/@id)"/>

    Note, you might need to add the domain name before the Item tag, as NiceUrl won't return it unless you have some options set.

    -Tom

  • Luke Johnson 61 posts 80 karma points
    Jun 27, 2011 @ 22:48
    Luke Johnson
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    Inline XSLT - nice! That worked perfectly! Thank-you.

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