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Is there a way i can get the_permalink as a variable? I need to build an info window with it but it wont appear in the $infoWindow variable...

<?
    $link = the_permalink($post->ID); // prints out into html
    $infoWindow = '<div><h2><a href="'.$link.'">'.$post->post_title.'</a></h2></div>';
?>
<script type="text/javascript">
    marker = [<?=$v_latitude?>, <?=$v_longitude?>,"",'<?=$infoWindow?>'];
    locations.push(marker);
</script>   

best, Dc

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Use get_permalink() instead. (Codex ref.)

Per the WordPress function-naming convention, most functions have two forms: the_*() and get_*(); the the_*() functions will print the output, and the get_*() functions will return the output.

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oh god - code blind. Thanks Chip! –  daniel Crabbe Jun 29 '11 at 13:20
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