Important Note:  The contents of this document applies ONLY to version 5.x.x of Simple:Press.  It likely does NOT apply to version 6.x.x (our latest version).


sp_GroupHeaderIcon() – Displays the Icon for the forum group




$args – list of arguments for controlling display.
Type: (string) (optional)
tagId => spGroupHeaderIcon%ID%: CSS ID for Div with %ID% being the group number
tagClass => spHeaderIcon: CSS Class for Div
icon      => ‘sp_GroupIcon.png: The filename to the icon if empty will use default icon or custom icon created in the Group setup.
echo=> 1: Echo the display. a 0 (zero) will return the information.

Special Notes

In standard supplied Simple:Press themes this is used in the main forum page (spGroupView.php) and is shown before the name of the group, can be used elsewhere on a forum page.


Display the group icon using defaults.


Display the group icon using the built in align left CSS.

sp_GroupHeaderIcon('tagClass=spHeaderIcon spLeft');;


Actions and Hooks Used in Template Tag

  • apply_filters(‘sph_GroupHeaderIcon_args’, $a) – allows modification of the arguments to the template tag. $a contains the parsed arguments.
  • apply_filters(‘sph_GroupHeaderIcon’, $out, $a)– allows modification of the display code just prior to being output/returned. $out will contain the html display code.


Since Version: 5.0

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