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php-symfonyHow to use Twig in Symfony with PHP?

Twig is a templating language used in Symfony with PHP. It is used to create dynamic webpages with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

Example code

{% extends 'base.html.twig' %}

{% block body %}
    <h1>Hello {{ name }}!</h1>
{% endblock %}

Output example

<h1>Hello [name]!</h1>

Code explanation

  • {% extends 'base.html.twig' %}: This line tells Twig to use the base.html.twig file as the base template.
  • {% block body %}: This line defines a block of code that can be overridden in a child template.
  • <h1>Hello {{ name }}!</h1>: This line prints out a greeting with the name variable.
  • {% endblock %}: This line closes the block of code.

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