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Change markup depending on category of an entry

I am trying to output a news section, where I want to display the news categories as classes of the article. That works fine. But I also want to change the markup for a certain category out of the ...
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Canonical url for product with multiple categories

I'm building a shop using Craft Commerce where a single product can be assigned to multiple categories. The url structure I'm using for the product detail page is: http://domain.com/category/product-...
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Bulk upload images, generating a seperate page for each image

Building a photography website for a client, need a way to bulk upload images, much like using the assets field. I want these to be grouped into different sets by entry or category. So that I can ...
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Cannot select subcategory field in entity

I have a Structure section fruit with a single entry type fruit. I also have a Category fruitType with 2 levels: Citrus Orange Lemon Lime Melons Watermelon Honeydew The entry type fruit has a ...
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Display different Categories groups in custom breadcrumbs

I have a custom list of breadcrumbs that two of the levels reference different Category Groups. I'm able to get the correct breadcrumb to display for the page that I'm on using category.title, but I ...
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How to setup the structure in Craft for a Property Development site I'm building

I've been designing and building a property developers website for the last 9 months (client delayed building it due to economic reasons), but now we are at the point where it's ready to be built into ...
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Matrix with an entries field and need to grab category title

Any help would be greatly appreciated! I hope I explained my situation in enough detail to get the help that is needed. Currently I have two channels that need to share information. This is going ...
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Sorting categories into list put single one at end of it

I'm trying to put a single category (as long as it's populated) at the end of an category list. My code is working so far, is there an easy way to pick out the 'Others' category and append it to the ...
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Difference between categories and structures

The recent updates to categories have been great and provide a lot of flexibility. But now I find myself struggling to decide what should be a category group and what should be a structure. For ...
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Navigating through entries within a category when they belong to multiple

I need some advise on the best way to achieve this. I have entries within a section which could belong to category A, B, C, D. Any of these entries could also belong to a Featured category. Each ...
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Best way to programmatically create categories?

We're working on an XML import plugin to migrate content from another CMS. What's the best way to create a new category (with a name, slug etc.) and assign it to the entry when running $entryModel = ...
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How to get data from Matrix field type?

I have a channel which is basically a list of articles. Each article is associated with one or more companies. When I click on companies I want to show all the articles related to the company. I got ...
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Search entries by matrix field

I have a matrix inside of which I have 2 fields, 1. dropdown list containing download types and another asset field. I would like to search first by a category and then I would like to further filter ...
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filtering entries by category

I've got my news entries paginated and I have a featured entry on the first page so I'm wondering what the best approach would be to filter by category. Here is what my template looks like: {% ...
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Better way to group by category and include full category entry

The basic idea is that I want to group my entries by category, but I want more than just the category title—I need the entire category entry. My previous post alludes to this, but I've since ...
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Category conditionals

I have an entry page that lists out specific info for a product. I am using categories to sort the entries. I'm trying to figure out how to write a conditional that pulls in something specific if the ...
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How to get Category URL from field in Matrix

This is my Matrix set up: I'm stumped to how to get the Categories URL. {% for block in entry.galleriesItem %} {% switch block.type %} {% case "galleriesItem" %} <a href="...
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Category structure with multiple groups

I need only 2 main categories, A and B, and both can have unlimited subcategories. Ideal would be to split these into groups but how can an editor choose between groups AND only select or create a ...
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Displaying products from a category

New to Craft Commerce and doing something pretty template intensive. I am following this https://craftcommerce.com/support/product-taxonomy and https://craftcommerce.com/support/products-related-to-...
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How can I set up a filter URL like example.com/category/foo/type/bar/country/usa

Given a category based set of entries/products, and a filter system based on tags, how would I accept (one of) the following urls and let one template process them all (not interested in the ...
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Limitation of adding a Category from the CP field modal within an entry

Is there a way to either add a parent selector to the category field modal, or remove/hide the "+ New Category" button when editing an entry? We are using a category group to contain Locations, which ...
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Create nested Category via PHP

In a custom plugin, I'm able to easily add a new Category: $category = new CategoryModel(); $category->groupId = 1; $category->getContent()->title = $categoryName; craft()->categories->...
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Can someone help me with my site structure? Sections/Category setup

Thank you for your time and patience I'm a newbie to the Craft world. I've been all over the Craft Documentation and this site trying to figure out the best approach for a site I am putting together. ...
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How do you get all the categories in a category group in a controller?

I want to get all the categories in a specific category group inside my controller. How do you do that?
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Use blog index template as category template

I have a blog listing page which works correctly. I also have categories that I would like to use the same template rather than creating a whole new template since the design is exactly the same. ...
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Get entries filtered by author's category

I got a list of entries news (channel type). They are created by users (or author). These users have a category region assigned to them. My point is to list the news entries that have the same ...
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How can I get an entry's child category, and not the parent category?

I have a category page that lists all of the entries related to that category. And then I want to display the selected child category for the entry... in brief like so: Entry Title 1 Entry 1's Child-...
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Categories, Single and Channels …SEO

Background... I took a look at this post answered by @Damon My objective is similar. I have a channel for news. Each entry in news is assigned various categories (e.g. product category). I do ...
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Showing categories in Channel Entry URLs

I have a site which has two blog-like sections, which I'll call Blog and News. Each has a few categories. The categories are different in each section. An article always has (only) 1 category assigned ...
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Move Icon Disappears from Categories editor

The move symbol - the one that allows you to move a category in the list up or down, etc. -- is gone from one of my category groups. It's the one that appears just after the checkbox to select a ...
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What's the trick to importing an entry with a categories field?

We are using Hampsink's Import plug-in (0.8.33) and we have a very simple CSV for testing. One row, three columns. One of these columns contains a comma-separated list of categories. These are top ...
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Breadcrumbs for category pages

I'm a Craft first-timer building a simple blog site. I want to include breadcrumbs at the top of each page like so: siteurl.com: [Blog] siteurl.com/category/example-category: [Blog > Example ...
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How/Can does Craft handle ancestor/grandparent relationships?

I spent a fair amount of time yesterday searching for any other questions that may have been answered that are similar to this one, but haven't had much luck. Essentially what I want to do is to ...
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map values from checkbox field into category field using SQL

In a project I have a checkbox field called gradeLevels with 3 options (k-5,6-8, and 9-12). Due to design changes, I need to convert this field into a category field. I've made a new category with ...
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Related Items in a Category not Appearing in Results

I am still having a problem looping through related posts. I get zero, not even the HTML. And there are no Craft template errors. There are plenty of entries that were assigned the same market, so ...
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Selecting entries using a checkbox field

I had what I thought was a very simple issue: Select some categories on the front-end, filtering by a Checkbox field. The Checkbox has values, which correlate to Locales. The end goal was to create ...
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Categories not adding trailing slash

In my general config I have enabled URLS to have trailing slashes. 'addTrailingSlashesToUrls' => true, This is working for products and entries. But it is not working on Categories. Category ...
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How to get parent categories from an entry?

I have a pretty standard type entry page (_entry.html) which displays the details of an entry having navigated to it through 2 levels of categories. On this page I'd like to be able to query the two ...
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Show Other Entries in Same Category

So, I am new. I want to display the 1-n most recent posts in the same category as the current entry (preferably excluding the current entry) -- i.e., I want to have a section with Other Similar Posts ...
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ElementAPI handling CategoryModel and returning a heirachical object

Currently involved with handling the CategoryModel and using this code return [ 'endpoints' => [ // Category 'category/<slug:{slug}>.json' => function($slug) { ...
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Query all categories once and get individual categories from array

I am working on a site that needs to both list all categories and also pull out individual categories by their id. I would like to query the DB once for all the categories (to improve performance), ...
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Show related entries that have the same Category, and some of the same tags?

I have succesfully shown some related entries that are in the same category, using the following: {% set relatedEntries = craft.entries({ section: 'blog', relatedTo: entry.blogCategory.first()...
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Tabbed Content & Categories - Tab ID html displays a category number instead of the slug

I want to make a tabbed content section of book citations where the tabs are years, made from categories. I am using a model I found in the cookbook here, which seems to be exactly what I am trying ...
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Set Twig variable with javascript/jquery for displaying entries based on clicked value

I have a filter system on my website which uses categories. The categories have all got their own ID tagged to their HTML Element. Now I just need to get the clicked checkboxes to add their ID to the ...
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Element API return a type of Category

I'm just wondering when it comes to Element API is there a way of returning a type of Category. I'm returning all the other information fine. 'fees.json' => [ 'elementType' => 'Entry', ...
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Are categories the best way to organize Commerce product filters?

The Commerce site I'm working on (my first Craft project) will have a product listing page with filters. These will function as you would expect, but clicking a filter name will link to another ...
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Target first and last items and append if greater than 2

I am trying to loop through a list of categories to add some text to the page. If it is the last item I want to replace the ',' with the words 'and' but only adda a ',' if there are more than 2 ...
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How to separate a parent and it's children when looping through a category?

I have categories of cities and states set up as parents and children, for example: California - Los Angeles - San Francisco New York - New York City When I use: {% for place in entry....
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Ordering of products?

What is the best method to organise products, and subsequently the order of these products within a group? Currently I have setup a product type of Canine. I can access each of these products via a ...
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Two sections sharing one category group

Just getting starting with templating so apologies if this is obvious. Couldn't find a solution through search. I have set up two sections. These contain different sets of information. I have one ...