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I'm following the documentation to create a thank-you page when the user submits the form.

I have a single created for /contact-us/ and I want the user to be redirected to /contact-us/thank-you/ when they submit the form.

I have created the route so contact-us/thank-you shows the contact-us template, but when I go to that URL I get a template error saying Variable "entry" does not exist.

So it looks like it's showing the template correctly, but not loading the data from the single.

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Craft automatically includes the entry variable if the slug matches the url:

If the URI matches an entry’s or category’s URI, the section’s/category group’s template will get loaded, and the matched element will be made available to the template via a pre-populated entry or category variable.

In your case contact-us gets matched automatically, but contact-us/thank-you does not. This means you have to set entry yourself.

Just add this to the top of your template:

{% if entry is not defined %}
    {% set entry = craft.entries.section('contact-us').first() %}
    {# Fetch single which has 'contact-us' as a handle #}
{% endif %}
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  • I had tried that before, I get the following error: Impossible to access an attribute ("backgroundImage") on a NULL variable (""), with this being the code thats erroring: {% set image = entry.backgroundImage.first() %} – Keiron Lowe Jul 29 '14 at 18:43
  • If this only happens on the thank-you page, it means the entry variable is empty. My example works for a Single with the handle contact-us. Is your contact page a Single or a Channel/Structure entry? – Victor In Jul 29 '14 at 18:46
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    You were right, I was getting the slug contact-us and the handle contactUs mixed up. Now I've got the correct handle in it works. – Keiron Lowe Jul 29 '14 at 18:49

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