Using AddThis fb:like And g:plusone Attributes With Facelets

By , 1 December 2011

Using AddThis fb:like And g:plusone Attributes With Facelets

Facelets won't parse code like this because of the semicolons:

<a class="addthis_button_google_plusone" g:plusone:size="medium"></a>

The following exception is raised.

javax.faces.view.facelets.FaceletException: Error Parsing /apps/cms/tags/share.xhtml: Error Traced[line: 15] Attribute name "g:plusone" associated with an element type "a" must be followed by the ' = ' character.

CDATA escaping and f:verbatim doesn't fix the problem. The only way around this I could find is using h:output text without escaping the output.

     <!-- escaped because facelets won't parse the g:plusone:size attribute --> 
     <h:outputText escape="false" value="
       &lt;a class=&quot;addthis_button_google_plusone&quot; g:plusone:size=&quot;medium&quot;&gt;&lt;/a&gt;"/>

Notice the input needs to be escaped because facelet files are XML. Ugly. Something like Tomahawk's t:htmlTag would do a better job, but it doesn't support adding arbitrary attributes.

Using AddThis fb:like And g:plusone Attributes With Facelets
 

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Using AddThis fb:like And g:plusone Attributes With Facelets

Roger Keays is an artist, an engineer, and a student of life. Since he left Australia in 2009, he has been living as a digital nomad in over 40 different countries around the world. Roger is addicted to surfing. His other interests are music, psychology, languages, and finding good food.

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Comment posted by: regin, 4 years ago

Great! also worked for me!

Comment posted by: Marcelo Luiz Onhate, 5 years ago

 Thanks!! It worked for me!