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How can I use categories to filter entries?

It's a pretty basic question, but for some reason all of the possible solutions do not work for me. I tried this: https://craftcms.com/docs/relations#the-relatedTo-param And also this (which I ...
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hide section entries from one section

I’m new at Craft CMS and I hope someone of you could help me a little. At the moment I get all entries from my blog by {% paginate craft.entries.section('blogItem').limit(globalSettings.postsPerPage) ...
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Filtering products by categories and showing number of products related to selected category

I currently have about 420 products and over 100 of categories to choose from for each products, showing the list of categories and filtering it, works fine, and performance is not too bad when it's ...
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Craft Commerce Categories and Product Types

I've just started using craft Commerce. What's the accepted way to categorise products? For example, i’m trying to replicate this structure: Bags and Scarves (shows all products in this category) ...
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User defined order for categories

I'd like to set a user defined order for a Categories field. For example, categories are: Cat A Cat B Cat C I'd like to give the ability for users to drag and drop the order, to say: Cat B Cat A ...
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Filtering Search Results by Category

I'm currently trying to filter my search results by category, I've been following this tutorial but cannot get it to work. It keeps not adding on the category parameter, but instead just replaces the ...
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Multiple category relationship criteria (or)and(or)

Is there a way to do relatedTo categories where the category is (a or b) and (c or d or e)? I can get (a or b) working using: {% paginate craft.commerce.products.relatedTo(categories).limit(20) as ...
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Associate child categories only to an entry

When adding a Categories field to a section, if you select only child categories, Craft automatically selects the parent categories too. I emailed Craft support about this and they explained it's by ...
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Setting Variable to Specific Category for Loop

How do you set a variable to a specific category so you can do an if or for loop? I have entries(staffList) associated to categories (Management,Staff,Other,PartTime)and I am trying to set a variable ...
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Pulling categorized entries in a category loop

I am trying to pull channel entries and display them using a loop. These entries would then be organized by the category they are assigned to based on a categoryfield a user selects when creating the ...
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Refresh Craft for loop with form parameters

Recently new to Craft and Twig although I have used Expression Engine in the past. I am looking for a way to update a for loop that is pulling entries from a defined category based on the current ...
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Load entries based on category field value while multiple categories are selected

I have an activity calendar (more like a weekly schedule) which filters per day and per category. Because there are so many activities I can't just load them all in at once so I use some sort of Ajax ...
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List entries by category

I have a number of entries that all belong under a Channel that I created. Each entry has a category field where the user can select one or many categories to associate the entry with. I am ...
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Dynamic fields layout based on categories

I have entries called products. Those entries are organized in categories. I'm using fields to save technical data for each product ( ex. Flow rate, Pressure, Voltage, etc. ). Not all fields suit all ...
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Why isn't relatedTo not working (anymore)?

I’m using a structure for creating new pages and navigation. In this structure there are multiple entry types where one is used for creating category pages. Here a user can add some content and select ...
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Category slug variable is not available when category url's are disabled

Just like the title states, the slug variable is not available when a category's url are disabled: <select name="field-styles" id="field-styles" class="select"> <option value="">Style&...
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Sort entries per category

I have a collection of entries in a structure, and each entry can be in multiple categories. Is it possible to sort the entries seperately for each category? So it would look something like this: ...
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Sort entries by best match to multiple categories

I've got a channel where entries will be tagged with multiple categories. I want to use those categories to show related content for each entry. So if an entry has cat_a, cat_b and cat_c, I want to ...
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Advanced search entries relatedTo category and unrelated to any category

I know the long-form method for achieving my goal, but I'm hitting a wall in trying to keep the conditionals down. Is it possible to search for entries related to a specific category field AND search ...
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Batch assigning a certain category to existing entries

I have a few 1000 existing entries and just introduced a new Category type. And I would need to assign all existing entries, to a certain category. I've been looking in the MySQL databases what ...
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Showing products from many categories becomes very slow

We have 8000 products imported in the database, with a few 100 categories, sometimes up to 4 levels deep. What we try to do is that when a user clicks a main category, we show 4 random products of ...
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Filtering dynamic criteria with AND

I have a form that is set up to include multiple values with checkboxes. I pass all those values into an array {% set specsQuery = craft.request.getParam('specs') %} {% set productSpecsCategory = ...
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Display entries related to Category Field

I'm sorry If this has been answered before, but I couldn't find any answer that would work for me. Maybe I'm just treating category fields the wrong way and I should be trying to do this with tags. ...
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Upload assets to location based on category if entry isn't saved yet?

I'm building a gallery system and on the entry page I have fields for gallery category (category field) as well as gallery photos (assets field). When creating this entry, I would like to upload the ...
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Sorting Entries field results by category

I have an entries field 'physicians'. I want to output the selections from that field and sort them by category (also named 'physicians') - with the category heading above each category group. I can'...
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Enforce search match multiple parameters

I actually found this code on here Search Form with Craft Commerce. I had a problem with this code pulling up products that didn't match, and then after creating a new product it worked for a bit and ...
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Loop through categories and get bottom-most category for each tree

I need to get the last item that don't have a child. So in this case I need Mobiltelefoner Ipad Køleskab Vaskemaskine How to I get the last item that don't have a child without knowing the amount ...
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Need help with filtering entries by a custom field using ajax with pagination

I'm fairly new to CraftCMS and am stuck with a little filtering issue. I'm trying to filter a page of entries by a custom field. I'd like to use Ajax so there is no page reload. Here's how I have the ...
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How do I add the Categories and tags related to each entry?

This is my basic entry layout and I just want to display the linked category and tag names as indicated… <div class="posts sidemeta"> {% for entry in craft.entries.section('news').find() %} <...
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craft.commerce.products.ids() possible bug?

I'm using the following code on a category listing page to list the sub-categories that contain products: {% set entryIds = craft.commerce.products.ids() %} {% if category is defined %} {% set ...
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onBeforeDeleteCategory not working / inconsistent

I need to run checks before allowing a user to delete a category. I have added the following code to my main plugin class: craft()->on('categories.onBeforeDeleteCategory', function(Event $event) { ...
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Sort entries in a category via entry field

I have a section for Businesses. I also have categories that these businesses can belong to. On each category page I want to list all the businesses that belong to that category. So far so good, but ...
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Entries related to BOTH categories

I've got categories setup like this (Parent & Children): Type Tops Dresses Pants Colour Black Red Yellow When I use this in a category filter and choose Dresses and ...
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Category name in page title

All I'm trying to do is put the category title on a category listing page into the title tag. So I've got the variable set up, but if I add the category title tag: {% set title = "{{ category.title }}...
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Only show entries related to category

I am trying to create a category template that shows all entries to show relating to the categories. At the minute the cats are Industry Chemical Medical
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Nested categories in URL slug

I'm new to Craft and exploring whether it's worth my team moving our existing, deeply-structured content site onto Craft CMS. We have a heavily nested sitemap at the moment with 6 top-level ...
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Query for enabled categories

In a template, I want to show only enabled categories. I can't figure out how to filter the returned categories by only enabled ones, without doing it in the for loop. This works: {% for category in ...
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Find category through ajax using ElementCriteriaModel

I'm trying to run a controller action with ajax in a new plugin I'm making. The action needs to return all categories from a group, so nothing impossible here. When I run the actionUrl in the ...
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Finding corresponding category in different subtrees of a category group

I'm building a language switcher for a clients website. The website consists of multiple regions which can have multiple locales. As regions aren't supported yet in Craft 2, I've worked my way around ...
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Only show items related to the lowest category level

I have a category group (CG). I have a channel of entries with a matrix field (MF). Every block in that matrix field has a category field linked to the CG. I want to list all the MF blocks in an ...
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Get entries by category value from within plugin

I need help. I want to get entries based on multiple field search. It works for basic field types like selectbox or plain text but I can't get it to work with Categories Fields. The field size is a ...
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Why do I get 'Could not resolve the subpath “{slug}” after trying to add a category select to a Neo field?

I tried to add a Category Select field into a Neoblock but when i first saved the entry I received the following error: Internal Server Error Could not resolve the subpath “{slug}”. I ...
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Need a little help with basic understanding of how categories work

I am trying to figure out how I can put categories to use, and I need some help. I have created a category group called "group1", and 2 catogories inside called "cat1" and "cat2". and I have added ...
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What is the intended use of categories?

Just figuring out the craft interface and finding all sorts of useful features. Just can't figure out what the purpose of "categories" is in the settings. Would be much appreciated if anyone could ...
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Storage advise for product catalog

I am going to build a boat catalog. Boat products x 40 Types of product x 3 Suppliers of products I was wondering what the best storage setup? For boat and suppliers these could be entries and ...
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Magazine possible in Craft?

I have been a wordpress user for the longest time, a friend of mine now uses Craft, I took a look at his backend and really liked the way he creates his content in it. I also like that it uses Twig. ...
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All categories selected by default for an entry

Is it possible to create an entry, and have all the categories added by default ? Let's say I have a category called 'materials', with values like 'gold', 'silver', 'copper'... They should all be ...
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Simple category-entry search filter

I'm trying to figure what would be the simplest way to do such filtering: I would like to make it in that way that selecting one of "Specialities" category would limit results from the selected "...
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linking to staff page, how to setup entry

I am fairly new to Craft and I am hoping someone can help point me in the right direction so I am not having to do double the work or have to learn the hard way that there is an easier way. I am ...
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How to create a user editable dropdown field?

Trying to figure out the best way of handling this scenario: We have a data field for a entry type that should allow an editor in the CP to select one option from many (ie. a dropdown). However, we ...

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