I am trying to get the value from the Rendering Parameters in Scriban in order to render some new logic. Basically, I want to allow the content editors to choose what colour of the button they will have. I have set up the class names for the colours and everything regarding the frontend part. Now, I only need to get the values from the Droplist since I am using that as a rendering parameters type of datasource.

Here is what I mean by this:

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This is the component properties for this specific component called Sign up section. When user selects for example Gold from the Droplist i want to change the button colour to gold.

This is datasource: enter image description here

Here is the template for rendering parameters: enter image description here

And here is the Scriban template:

    buttonColor = ""
    if (sc_parameter "Button Color" != null) 
        parameter =  sc_parameter 'Button Color' 
        buttonColor = ".button-new-sign {{parameter}}"
    backgroundColor = sc_parameter 'Background Color'
    icon = sc_parameter 'Icon'

<div class="call-to-action call-to-action-fullwidth call-to-action-signup" style="background-color: {{backgroundColor}};">
            <div class="container">
                <div class="call-to-action-content">
                    <div class="row flex-md-nowrap justify-content-center">
                            class="col-12 col-md-auto flex-shrink-1 d-flex flex-column flex-md-row align-items-center justify-content-center">
                            <svg class="call-to-action-icon icon icon-email">
                                <use xlink:href="#icon-email"></use>
                            <h2 class="call-to-action-title text-center text-md-left">
                                {{sc_field  i_item "Sign Up Text"}}
                        <div class="col-12 col-md-auto text-center my-auto">
                        {{ if sc_parameter "Button Color" != "" }}
                        <div class="call-to-action-button {{buttonColor}}">
                        {{ sc_beginfield i_item 'Sign Up Link' [['text', ' ']]}}
                        {{ sc_link_text i_item 'Sign Up Link' }}
                        {{ sc_endfield }} 
                        <div class="call-to-action-button button button-white">
                            {{ sc_beginfield i_item 'Sign Up Link' [['text', ' ']]}}
                            {{ sc_link_text i_item 'Sign Up Link' }}
                            {{ sc_endfield }} 
                        {{ end }}       

How to get the Value field from the Colors item, or I can not do that since I am using droplist. Does anyone suggest any other way of doing this?

  • Why not using the ootb styles feature? doc.sitecore.com/xp/en/developers/sxa/102/… I think this might be easier than writing it all yourself
    – Gatogordo
    Mar 18, 2022 at 11:00
  • I am not using that since I want to only use the class name on button inside the Sign Up Section. The button is not a component inside the Sitecore, so that I can add the styles on it
    – Samke11
    Mar 18, 2022 at 11:03
  • So you are defining a style.. you really should use styling. It would save you a lot of (duplicate) code as well ...
    – Gatogordo
    Mar 18, 2022 at 20:44

2 Answers 2


Droplist fields always store their values as the name of the items. You should use Droplink instead of Droplist.

Getting value in Scriban template

<div>This rendering is in the '{{ sc_parameter 'Placeholder' }}' placeholder.<div>

Reference : https://doc.sitecore.com/xp/en/developers/sxa/93/sitecore-experience-accelerator/the-embedded-functions-for-the-scriban-template.html

Code for getting value without Scriban template :

var getValue = RenderingContext.Current.Rendering.Parameters[" name of the field"];
var valueDetails = RenderingContext.Current.ContextItem.Database.GetItem(ID.Parse(Guid.Parse(getValue)));
var finalvalue = valueDetails["Value"];
  • Thank you for the answer. Can something similiar be achievable using Scriban? Or should I just use for example .Value since it is the name of the field, when editing in Scriban?
    – Samke11
    Mar 18, 2022 at 11:34
  • Try to use droplink in field and use this code to get the value {{ sc_parameter 'Placeholder' }}
    – Ashish
    Mar 18, 2022 at 11:39
  • This will not work, this only shows the ID of the item
    – Samke11
    Mar 18, 2022 at 11:49
  • have you tried like this {{ sc_parameter 'Button Color' }} after changing in the field type ?
    – Ashish
    Mar 18, 2022 at 11:53
  • I did, and it only showed me item ID of the lets say "Gold" Color, but not the field called Value inside that item
    – Samke11
    Mar 18, 2022 at 11:54

I had to implement something similar and I decided to write my own custom Scriban extension.

The code below will get the value from a Droplink field (which is specified in the Scriban), retrieves the selected item and returns the value from the Value field.

 public class ValueHelperFunction : IGenerateScribanContextProcessor
    private delegate string ValueHelperDelegate(string field);

    public ValueHelperFunction()
    public void Process(GenerateScribanContextPipelineArgs args)
        args.GlobalScriptObject.Import("sc_getvalue", new ValueHelperDelegate(GetValue));

    private string GetValue(string field)
        if (string.IsNullOrEmpty(Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation.RenderingContext.CurrentOrNull.Rendering.Parameters[field]))
            return string.Empty;

        var itemId = Sitecore.Mvc.Presentation.RenderingContext.CurrentOrNull.Rendering.Parameters[field];

        return Sitecore.Context.Database.GetItem(new Sitecore.Data.ID(itemId))?["Value"] ?? string.Empty;

And you should create a patch config.

<configuration xmlns:patch="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/" xmlns:set="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/set/" xmlns:role="http://www.sitecore.net/xmlconfig/role/">
            <processor type="Namespace.ValueHelper, Namespace" resolve="true" />            

Finally, you can use your new extension in your scriban template:

{{ sc_getvalue 'Button Color' }}

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