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Building further on this problem, I try to make a loop that exits when the next opening hours or in other case events are found.

There is an event on all days except monday. I added a couple of extra elseif statements in case they drop a couple of events.

I have the following code (based on the answer below I changed my code)

{% for entry in craft.entries.section('events').level(2) %}
  {% if entry.dayOfEvent == now|date("l") %}
    {{ entry.dayOfEvent }}
  {% elseif entry.dayOfEvent == now|date_modify("+1 day")|date("l") %}
    {{ entry.dayOfEvent }}
  {% elseif entry.dayOfEvent == now|date_modify("+2 days")|date("l") %}
    {{ entry.dayOfEvent }}
  {% elseif entry.dayOfEvent == now|date_modify("+3 days")|date("l") %}
    {{ entry.dayOfEvent }}
  {% else %}
{% endfor %}

But this doesn't seem to do it. It's probably basic stuff, but what am i doing wrong?

Update

Based on the answer below I changed my code

The output clearly gives me my days. But the {% elseif %} doesn't work, I just get the day outputted as well for all events in that range. Shouldn't it exit the loop as soon as the condition is met?

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It's probably because entry.dayOfEvent isn't returning exactly what "now"|date_modify('+1 day') is returning therefore the comparison fails. Maybe one includes the time and the other doesn't, for example.

You can see what each is returning by doing:

{{ entry.dayOfEvent }}
{{ "now"|date_modify('+1 day') }}

If they are different formats, then you can make the 2nd one match the format of the first by using Twig's date format method.

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  • thx for your input.. I updated the question in hope for further help. – eek-a-edge Oct 1 '14 at 12:11
  • What are the possible values for entry.dayOfEvent? – Brad Bell Oct 1 '14 at 16:46
  • I tried with day names and with the numbers 1-7 with the |date("N") format. The results are fine. If it's wednesday it show that day. If i switch it to numbers it show the number and the entries. It may work with this plugin i'm currently testing. But i get deleted entries returned. ex i created an event wednesday test that I deleted from the structure, but it still comes up in the results. It looks like the entry is still in the dB. – eek-a-edge Oct 1 '14 at 16:58

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