Store-Wide Global Variables

The following GLOBAL variables are available from any layout, panel, or snippet in the store, independent of session status.

Variable Description
%%GLOBAL_AllPricesAreInCurrency%% This variable produces a text string that identifies the currency currently active on the store. For example: All Prices are in USD
%%GLOBAL_AlternateClass%% .
%%GLOBAL_CdnAppPath%% The URI of the CDN application.
%%GLOBAL_CdnStorePath%% The URI to the store’s CDN directory.
%%GLOBAL_CharacterSet%% The character set currently active on the store. For example, UTF-8.
%%GLOBAL_CheckoutLink%% The URI that initiates a checkout sequence.
%%GLOBAL_CurrentCustomerFirstName%% The first name of the customer who is currently logged in. If no customer is logged in, returns: Guest
%%GLOBAL_CurrentCustomerLastName%% The last name of the customer who is currently logged in. If no customer is logged in, returns no content.
%%GLOBAL_CustomerGroupId%% The ID of the customer group for the currently logged-in user or guest. Blank if none.
%%GLOBAL_CustomerGroupName%% The name of the customer group for the currently logged-in user or guest. Blank if none.
%%GLOBAL_Favicon%% The URI location of the favicon file.
%%GLOBAL_HeaderLogo%% The store’s logo. This can be either an image file or an HTML-formatted text string.
%%GLOBAL_ImageDirectory%% The name of the images directory.
%%GLOBAL_IMG_PATH%% The URI of the directory in which the site’s image files reside.
%%GLOBAL_jQueryPath%% The URI of the minified jQuery library in use. For example:
https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.7.2/jquery.min.js
%%GLOBAL_jQueryUIPath%% The path to the jQuery UI script. For example:
https://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jqueryui/1.8.18/jquery-ui.js
%%GLOBAL_LiveChatCodeEnabled%% A value representing whether Live Chat is enabled or disabled. For example: none
%%GLOBAL_LoginOrLogoutText%% The HTML code of the string (including links) providing the option to sign into the store or to log out. For example: Sign in or Create an account
%%GLOBAL_LogoText%% The text string used for the store logo.
%%GLOBAL_MASTER_THEME_PATH%% The URI of the __master theme directory.
%%GLOBAL_PageLink%% The URI of the page.
%%GLOBAL_PageName%% The name of the page. For example: RSS Syndication
%%GLOBAL_PoweredBy%% The string identifying the software used by the store. For example: Shopping Cart Software by BigCommerce
%%GLOBAL_SHARED_GIFT_THEME_PATH%% The CDN URI of the store’s gift themes.
%%GLOBAL_ShopPath%% The store’s URI. If the page is protected with TLS/SSL, this will be an HTTPS path.
%%GLOBAL_ShopPathNormal%% The unencrypted URI of the store, prefixed with HTTP.
%%GLOBAL_ShopPathSSL%% The encrypted URI of the store, prefixed with HTTPS.
%%GLOBAL_ShowCookieWarningMessage%% A boolean value that represents whether or not the display of a cookie warning message is enabled or disabled.
%%GLOBAL_SiteColor%% The current template’s active color scheme.
%%GLOBAL_SitemapURL_HTML%% The URI to the store’s site map directory.
%%GLOBAL_SocialMedia_Service_Class%% The name of the social media class. For example: #FFFFFF
%%GLOBAL_SocialMedia_Service_Url%% The URI to the social media service.
%%GLOBAL_SocialMediaService_Name%% The name of the social media service. For example: LinkedIn
%%GLOBAL_StoreLogo%% The file name of the store logo image.
%%GLOBAL_StoreName%% The name of the store.
%%GLOBAL_StorePhoneNumber%% The phone number of the store.
%%GLOBAL_STYLE_PATH%% The CDN URI of the active theme’s styles directory.
%%GLOBAL_SwapFrequency%% .
%%GLOBAL_TPL_PATH%% The CDN URI of the theme.
%%GLOBAL_value%% The type of value. For example: Array
%%GLOBAL_Year%% The current year. For example: 2015