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On my template I am showing detail of an entry. Beneath this I am showing a list of other entries that share the same kind of category relationship as the entry being viewed.

This list currently includes the entry being viewed and I wish to omit that from the list.

I'm retrieving the entries like so:

{% for category in craft.entries.section('apprenticeshipsCats').relatedTo(entry).id('not ' ~ entry.id) %}

and had expected the 'not' parameter to do what I wanted but it doesn't seem to be working. entry.id is outputting the correct ID and even if I hardcode the entry id then it still appears in the list.

  • Do you want to list entries from your "apprenticeships" or "apprenticeships categories" section? – carlcs Oct 16 '15 at 8:54
  • I'm listing entries from the apprenticeships channel. It's all working fine except for being able to omit the apprenticeship entry which is currently viewed. – foamcow Oct 16 '15 at 12:15
  • Ha! I'd actually done it correctly but applied by 'not' criteria to the wrong craft.entries loop. Like an idiot. I'm so amateur! – foamcow Oct 16 '15 at 12:25
  • Like I said, wrong section. Compare the solution in your update to what I posted. You notice something? – carlcs Oct 16 '15 at 13:01
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You probably kind of confuse your "apprenticeships categories" with your "apprenticeships" section. Try something like this instead:

{% set relatedEntries = craft.entries({
    section: apprenticeships,
    id: 'not ' ~ entry.id,
    relatedTo: {
        targetElement: entry.apprenticeshipsCatsField
    }
}) %}

You now want to order them by your categories? Have a look at my answer I just posted here: "How do I display entries, grouped by distinct categories...".

  • No. It was a different problem. Combined with a late night and rushing to get something done before I went out I was working with the wrong bit of the template. My original idea worked once I'd put it in the correct place. – foamcow Oct 16 '15 at 12:26
  • Different problem? Changing "apprenticeshipsCats" to "apprenticeships" (or "vacancies" – I didn't know your channel handle) looks like exactly what you did in the end?! – carlcs Oct 16 '15 at 13:00

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