Escaping { and } or javascript in smarty

When using php's smarty you sometimes want to use { and } (curly braces) in .tpl files.

For such things you can use the {literal}{what you want to do}<!-- {} -->{/literal} statement.

Detailed explanation at the

smarty documentation page.

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@ 09 Jul 2007, Comments at Reddit & Hackernews