This is the issue:

  1. I create a ContentBySearchWebpart, specified with my custom Display templates.'
  2. I want to run some other javascript code, after the Display Templates have rendered the content
  3. I then register my custom javascript file in Display template.

            $includeScript(this.url, "~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Slider.js")'

    The problem is that my Slider.js file code executes before the 'Display Templates' Javascript code does.

Can anybody provide me a way to execute my Slider.js code after the display templates have rendered the content of ContentBySearchWebpart(CSWP)?

2 Answers 2


:) my issue is solved.

I did following:

  1. Registered the custom JS file in Control_YourTemplateName.html file(like Control_Banner).

    $includeScript(this.url, "~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/HWScripts/Banner.js");

  2. Added these three lines under the first div after body tag, in YourTemplateName.html (like Banner.html) file.

     ctx.OnPostRender = [];

But a better solution is provided below:

You can skip defining OnPostRender yourself. CBS Display Templates have this function baked in:

   AddPostRenderCallback(ctx, function(){
       alert(ctx.Title + "finished rendering!");

There is also AddPreRenderCallback(ctx, function(){});

  • Yes it is better :) May 6, 2013 at 13:16
  • Is there a way to add the post render function from outside the template? For example I have a code snippet on the page and I want it to call some javascript after the cswp renders?
    – Rothrock
    Sep 25, 2015 at 20:05

You can add line of code after including script,

ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded( function() { <your custom function name>; }, 'name of   display template ');

for example:

ExecuteOrDelayUntilScriptLoaded( function() { console.dir( SP.Res ); }, 'sp.js');
  • This is not what i am asking Oct 29, 2012 at 6:06

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