m_site

  • Module: core

Retrieve information which is stored in the site’s config files.

The site configuration is stored for each site in user/sites/<sitename>/config and files in user/sites/<sitename>/config.d/. Their syntax is equal to an Erlang property list, with unique keys.

Fetch a site configuration key

Example, fetching the site configuration key “hostname”:

{{ m.site.hostname }}

Fetching all configurations

It is easy to loop over all site configurations:

{% for key, value in m.site %}
    {{ key }} -- {{ value }} <br />
{% endfor %}

Overriding config values

Zotonic has two places where a site’s configuration is kept. One is in the site’s config files, the other in the config table. The config table overrules any module settings from the config file, for rows where the module key of the config value is set to site.

Within the site configuration, you can override module-specific configuration: Module configurations are defined with a property key equal to the module name, with a property list as value. For example:

{mod_foo, [ {hostname, "localhost"} ]}

will put the default “hostname” setting of the imaginary mod_foo module to localhost.

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