Syntax-highlighting and Code-completion
With the Smile eZ Publish-plugin for Eclipse, there is syntax highlighting
and code-completion for eZ Publish-templates. But this only works if you open the
.tpl-files out of a project.
If not already set, at the configuration page Window → Preferences… → General → Editors → File Associations → .tpl select Open With… → Smile TPL Editor. Alternatively you can use the JAC eZ Template Editor* which is included in that plugin.
Help → Software Updates → Find and Install…
- (X) Search for new features to install
- Click Next >
New Remote Site…
- Name: Smile ezPublish
- URL: http://smile-ez-plugin.sourceforge.net/update/
- Click OK
- make sure that the new entry is checked
- below: Finish
- install the plugin as usual
Template-validating and Class-browser
To get these features you have to download the Smile eZ Publish Extension
and install it into eZ Publish. Enable the extension
smileclasses at the eZ-Adminpanel.
In Eclipse, go to your project settings, open the page eZ Publish and at Server enter the URL to the
http://foobar.com/ezpublish/smileclasses/export. Web root might be the local filepath
to the main directory of the server (don't know if this is used, it isn't mentioned in any documentation). You might
also enable the template validation.
If everything is correct, at Window → Show View → Other… → Smile eZ Publish you can activate the Classes View to see all eZ Publish-classes.
Note: On sites with
RequireUserLogin=true you have to add both smileclasses-functions to the