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Re: [PHP] Including JS code that uses PHP




On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 4:58 PM, Larry Martell <larry.martell@xxxxxxxxx>
wrote:

> I have some javascript code that has PHP in it like this:
>
> var CLIENT_ID='<?php echo $CLIENT_ID; ?>'
>
> If I put the JS code directly in a php file with:
>
>   <script type="text/javascript">
>       .
>       .
>       .
>   </script>
>
> Then at run time CLIENT_ID has the value I want. I want to use the
> same JS code in many php files. But if I include the JS code like
> this:
>
>   <script src="login.js" type="text/javascript">
>
> Then that php code does not get run and CLIENT_ID has the literal
> string '<?php echo $CLIENT_ID; ?>'
>
> Is there a way I can reuse my JS file and still have embedded PHP in it?
>
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It is because .js files are not parsed by PHP, not by default. An option
would be to just src="login.js.php" and then in that file output the client
id + js contenttype headers.