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I have overridden my node tpl page and want to output variables from a field into html. The field is called: "Features Ticked"

I understand that this php code will output the information:

<?php print render($content['field_features_ticked']) ?>

I see the variables are all visible with css tags around them.

Is this the only way I can outpout this information as I want to strip the html tags, how do I do that?

I want to just output row by row then use html within the tpl file.

At the moment I get all these classes:

<div class="field field-name-field-features-ticked field-type-text field-label-above" style=".field-name-field-features-ticked: size">
<div class="field-label">Features/Ticked:&nbsp;</div>
<div class="field-items">
<div class="field-item even">Text 1</div>
<div class="field-item odd">Text 2</div>
<div class="field-item even">Text 3</div>
</div></div>

What I want to do it output just:

Text 1
Text 2
Text 3

Then wrap my own html around it.. I think I can override the field.tpl.php file to remove the classes, but I don't know how to output each line of text using php in 3 separate lines of code.

I thought i was something like:

<?php print render($content['field_features_ticked'][1]) ?>
<?php print render($content['field_features_ticked'][2]) ?>
<?php print render($content['field_features_ticked'][3]) ?>

But my knowledge of php kind of end there!

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What you can do is to overwrite the field template.

To do that go and copy the field.tpl.php from core and rename it to field--features-ticked.tpl.php, and put it in your theme.

Then you can remove all the useless div's and classes.

EDIT : How to output the list items individually.

Let's say you have the array $content['field_features_ticked'], you can do like this.

<ul>
  <?php foreach($content['field_features_ticked'] as $item) ?>
    <li><?php print $item; ?></li>
  <?php endforeach; ?>
</ul>

This will create an unordered list, then loop through all the list items and print them out one by one.

NOTE: If you can't print out $item, you might do like this.

<?php print $item[LANGUAGE_NONE][0]['value']; ?>

Hope that is helps you out.

  • Ok, but how do I output each line of data one by one using PHP? – Rich Stevens Oct 9 '18 at 8:51
  • You might have an array of lists, you can loop through that using a foreach loop and print out the values like that. – Jdrupal Oct 9 '18 at 9:17
  • This is the question I am asking; how do you output this stuff as an array. I do not know, hence the question. – Rich Stevens Oct 9 '18 at 9:59
  • I have updated the answer – Jdrupal Oct 9 '18 at 10:06

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