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Is there any way of filtering by category in the control panel entries list?

Likewise, is there for an "entries" field (like how Playa lets you filter by channel, category)?

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You can via the search box:

myCategoriesField:"some category title"

See http://buildwithcraft.com/docs/searching for details on the syntax.

We do plan on making it possible to add category/tag filters to the element indexes though, including the modal selection windows.


Update: You can add a list of categories to the Entries page sidebar using the Category Sources plugin.

  • Is this new feature slated for 2.2? – Mike Pierce Sep 2 '14 at 13:38
  • We don’t have a specific release in mind for it yet. – Brandon Kelly Sep 2 '14 at 17:35
  • This is huge for me. I have channels with hundreds of entries that don't have any logical order to them. My content editors are going to struggle with a search syntax. Similarly for assets. I don't want to use folders and sub-folders as I think it is the wrong way to go. My front end allows for category filtering so it would be great to provide the ability to have this in the CP. I do have a special front end page that connects content editors directly to the entry editing page, but they have to go out to that page and back in again. – Jack McKenzie May 12 '15 at 11:20
  • @JackMcKenzie Just updated this answer with a link to Category Sources, a plugin that adds categories to the Entries page sidebar. – Brandon Kelly May 12 '15 at 13:10

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