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I have a 'teacher' channel section on my site. That channel has three entry types, 'teacher', 'demoTeacher' and 'guestTeacher' - how do I display entries from teacher and demoTeach combined? At the moment I'm showing one type like this:

{% for teacher in craft.entries.find({section: 'teacher', type: 'demoTeacher'}) %}

Secondly, how can I use a conditional that checks for entry type? I need do something like the following (pseudocode):

{% if entrytype is demoTeacher %}
    display read more button
{% endif %}
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You can set the ElementCriteriaModel's type parameter to multiple values by passing it an array of entry type slugs:

{% set teachers = craft.entries.section('teacher').type(['teacher', 'demoTeacher']) %}

Use the type property on the entry model to access its entry type in your conditional (also see this list for other available properties).

{% for teacher in teachers %}

    {{ teacher.title }}

    {% if teacher.type == 'demoTeacher' %}
    {% endif %}

{% endfor %}
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Thanks - that works. Any idea how to use a conditional to test for entry type? –  Daryl Knight Sep 3 '14 at 22:06
Sure I have! :) –  carlcs Sep 3 '14 at 22:08
Excellent - thanks matey :) –  Daryl Knight Sep 3 '14 at 22:28

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