[development] HTML in node titles for D5

Richard Morse remorse at partners.org
Tue Jan 22 19:28:59 UTC 2008

You might check to see if one of the markup engines (Markdown, Texy,  
Textile, etc) can be made to work in this context.


On Jan 20, 2008, at 9:40 AM, Walt Daniels wrote:

> I also need this but what I need is a link. Perhaps [text:url] or  
> something
> similar could be changed to <a href="url">text</a>. Is this secure,  
> given
> that text:url has been though checkplain?
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> On Behalf Of Yuval Hager
> Sent: Sunday, January 20, 2008 12:12 AM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: Re: [development] HTML in node titles for D5
> On Sunday 20 January 2008, Andrew ft wrote:
>> Please tell me if this is a bad idea, but how about this as a  
>> solution:
>> If you are only interested in minimal markup, like the ability to  
>> use the
>> <em> tag, what about using a special character to indicate it in  
>> the node
>> title, and then processing the title at the theme layer (for  
>> example with
> a
>> regular expression) to convert the characters into tags.
>> For example, you could use Hello *World!* as the node title and then
>> convert this with a simple regular expression to Hello <em>World!</ 
>> em>
> when
>> the node is rendered.
>> This would have the added advantage of keep clean the RSS feed  
>> from the
>> node. It would also be much shorter than putting markup in the title,
>> bearing in mind the 255 char limit.
>> Would this be classified as a hack?
> That's a very good idea! It has the advantage that in all places  
> that output
> check_plain($node->title) will show a reasonable string after all.
> As long as the required markup is limited - this is the most elegant
> solution
> I've seen!
> Thanks,
> --yuval
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