June 7th, 2012
Content Management SoftwareOther Software Topics
By AJ Hall
– Smarty is an extremely flexible web templating language that’s actually pretty easy to work with. Unfortunately, a lot of people give up on it prematurely and never appreciate its strong points.
Flexibility makes Smarty attractive when you’re developing software and need a template engine. As a result, many popular adult site-management products —including NATS, the Elevated X CMS, Smart Tube Pro and several others — use Smarty templates.
It’s a common misconception that to edit templates created in Smarty, one needs to know the language. In truth, most edits to Smarty templates do require users to touch a single line of code. Most edits require nothing beyond adjustments to HTML and CSS inside a Smarty