Community Post page

The Community Post page template is rendered when a user navigates to https://{yoursubdomain}{locale}/community/posts/{post_id}.

Available properties

Name Type Description
post object A post object
topic object A topic object
comment_sorters array An array of filter objects. Useful for sorting the comments. See Sorters below
current_comment_sorter object The filter object of the current comment sorter
comments array An array of comment objects
promoted_articles array An array of promoted article objects
ticket_forms array An array of ticket form objects
help_center object A help_center object that holds information and settings about the current help center
settings object A settings object with custom settings for the current theme
signed_in boolean Whether the user is logged in or not
featured_posts array An array of featured post objects

Available helpers

You can use the following helpers in this page template. You can also use any built-in helpers, global helpers, or global advanced helpers.

Name Description
breadcrumbs Breadcrumbs for the Community Post page. See breadcrumbs helper
pagination Pagination links. See pagination helper
share Sharing elements. See share helper
subscribe A link to follow or unfollow new comments in the post. See subscribe
comment_callout Partial rendering of the actions necessary to comment

Available forms

You can add the following form to the Community Post page template:

Name Description
comment A form to send a new post comment

Use the form helper to insert it. See Form Helper.

Available identifiers

The following identifiers are available in this page:

Identifier Form Field(s) Description
body comment textarea, wysiwyg Identifies a text field for post comments (use wysiwyg for rich content)
official comment label, checkbox Identifies a checkbox field to mark a comment as official


Iterating through the comment_sorters array of filter objects adds the following links to the page:

Link text Action
Date Sorts by most recent comment creation time in descending order
Votes Sorts by highest vote sum in descending order

Official comments are always given the highest priority and shown at the top.


<nav class="sub-nav">  {{breadcrumbs}}  {{search scoped=true}}</nav>
<header class="page-header">  <span class="post-actions">    {{post.actions}}    {{#with post.ticket}}      <a href="{{url}}" target="_zendesk_lotus" class="escalation-badge">        #{{id}}      </a>    {{/with}}  </span>  <span class="post-to-community">    {{link 'new_post' role='button'}}  </span></header>
<div class="main-column">
  <article class="post {{#if post.featured}} post-featured {{/if}} {{#if post.pinned}} post-pinned {{/if}}">
    <div class="post-vote vote">      {{vote 'up' class='vote-up' selected_class='vote-voted'}}      <span class="vote-sum">{{post.vote_sum}}</span>      {{vote 'down' class='vote-down' selected_class='vote-voted'}}    </div>
    <div class="post-container">
      <div class="post-header">        <h1 title="{{post.title}}">{{post.title}}</h1>        <div class="post-info">          <div class="post-avatar {{#if}} post-avatar-agent {{/if}}">            <img src="{{}}" alt="Avatar" />          </div>          <div class="post-meta">            <strong class="post-author" title="{{}}">              {{#link 'user_profile'}}                {{}}              {{/link}}            </strong>            <div class="post-published meta">              {{date post.created_at}}            </div>          </div>          <div class="post-status">            {{#if post.status}}              <span class="post-{{post.status_dasherized}}">{{post.status_name}}</span>            {{/if}}          </div>          <div class="post-follow">{{subscribe}}</div>        </div>      </div>
      <div class="post-body markdown">{{post.details}}</div>
      <div class="post-share">{{share}}</div>
  <div class="comment-sorter">    {{#each comment_sorters}}      <a aria-selected="{{selected}}" href="{{url}}">{{name}}</a>    {{/each}}  </div>
  <h4 class="comment-heading">    {{t 'comments_count' count=post.comment_count}}  </h4>
  <ul id="comments" class="comment-list">    {{#each comments}}      <li id="{{anchor}}" class="comment">
        {{#if official}}          <div class="comment-bookmark"></div>        {{else}}          <div class="comment-vote vote">            {{vote 'up' class='vote-up' selected_class='vote-voted'}}            <span class="vote-sum">{{vote_sum}}</span>            {{vote 'down' class='vote-down' selected_class='vote-voted'}}          </div>        {{/if}}
        <div class="comment-avatar {{#if author.agent}} comment-avatar-agent {{/if}}">          <img src="{{author.avatar_url}}" alt="Avatar" />        </div>
        <div class="comment-container">
          <header class="comment-header">            <strong class="comment-author" title="{{}}">              {{#link "user_profile"}}                {{}}              {{/link}}            </strong>            {{date created_at class='comment-published'}}            {{#if official}}              <span class="comment-official">{{t 'official_comment'}}</span>            {{/if}}            {{#if pending}}              <span class="comment-pending">{{t 'pending_approval'}}</span>            {{/if}}          </header>
          <div class="comment-body markdown">{{body}}</div>
          <footer class="comment-footer">            <span class="comment-actions">              {{#with ticket}}                <a href="{{url}}" target="_zendesk_lotus" class="escalation-badge">                  #{{id}}                </a>              {{/with}}              {{actions}}            </span>          </footer>
      </li>    {{/each}}  </ul>
  {{#form 'comment' class='comment-form'}}    <div class="comment-vote"></div>    <div class="comment-avatar">      {{user_avatar class='user-avatar'}}    </div>    <div class="comment-container">      {{wysiwyg 'body'}}      <div class="comment-form-controls">        {{checkbox 'official'}}        {{label 'official'}}        {{input type='submit'}}      </div>    </div>  {{/form}}