javascript – In EJS template engine, how do I "include" a footer?-ThrowExceptions

Exception or error:

Let’s say I saved a snipplet of a footer. How do I “include” that in my current template?

How to solve:

I know this question has already been marked as answered, but I believe what you were looking for is the ‘partial’ syntax. In EJS, you can include the content from one view template in another like so:

    Blah blah blah
    <%- partial('footer') %>    


EJS makes it very simple to use includes. Here is how it is described in the EJS README:

Includes are relative to the template with the include statement, for
example if you have “./views/users.ejs” and “./views/user/show.ejs”
you would use <% include user/show %>. The included file(s) are
literally included into the template, no IO is performed after
compilation, thus local variables are available to these included

  <% users.forEach(function(user){ %>
    <% include user/show %>
  <% }) %>

So, in your case, if the footer resides in the same directory as the file you want to include it in, you would simply add <% include footer %> to your file.


You can include the ejs template by

<% include includes/header.ejs %>


Easy to use include in ejs by using this syntax:

<% include filename %>

Note: file should be inside views.


In Same DIR
<%- include('header'); -%>

Root DIR
<%- include('../partials/header'); -%>

Works with EJS v3.0.1


the right syntax is <%- include('<path>', <object with extra parameters>) %>

include is a function
Includes are relative to the template with the include call. (This requires the ‘filename’ option.) For example if you have “./views/users.ejs” and “./views/user/show.ejs” you would use <%- include(‘user/show’); %>.

You’ll likely want to use the raw output tag (<%-) with your include to avoid double-escaping the HTML output.

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