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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 ...
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Pull random image from entries marked with a certain category

I am trying to pull an image from services marked with a category of left. I would only like to display one image. I would also like to randomize the image if possible from all the images marked left. ...
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Compose entry URL with hierarchy

I’m moving new project from Wordpress to Craft, which has the hierarchy in URLs. I’m try to compose URL for this new project: New category field have an option "Limit the number of selectable ...
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Filter Entries within a page dynamically based on category

I'm creating a portfolio page, and I have a summary list of project entries displayed. At the top of the page, I've got a dropdown displaying a Category field. e.g. craft.categories.group('industry') ...
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Show all tags related to a category?

Is it possible to show all tags that are related to a category? I can't find anything on it. Thanks. Edit: What I am looking for is this: I know a category slug or name. I want to get all tags ...
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Find matching asset (image) for category

What would be the best approach to have a list of categories (brands in my case.) and if an asset (image) exists that matches that brand name show that asset or instead show a placeholder image. <...
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Sort entries in a category or entries field?

I have a Products Section and a Product Category Structure Section In Products there is an Entries Field where the Category is selected from the Product Category section. Is it possible to sort the ...
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Category as select dropdown box

Im trying to setup a front end user form with a category as a select box. The box looks right but when i submit the form i get a new entry and other fields are filled out but the catgory fields are ...
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Relating a Category Entry to a Categories Field Type

I've been trying to get this working but can't seem to find a solution. I have two different types of Categories in a commerce project. Level One Level Two Examples Level One would be Mens, Ladies,...
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Category list not returning all related entries

Here's my code: {% for category in craft.categories.group('artistLocation') %} {% set entryCount = craft.entries.relatedTo(category).total() %} {% if entryCount %} <li> ...
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What is the difference between 'nav' and 'for' for looping?

I am new to craftcms and did a look through on the documentation just recently. I am at the part where it explain about the Categories Field and found out that we can loop through the ...
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Product Categories, Structures and Channels

We are currently updating a brochure website, separating a single list of products into a series of sub-categories. Currently, we have a "single" section to display all products, and then a "channel" ...
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Using the Search Filter with Entry Fields

I've got an entry page and at the bottom I would like to show related products and then underneath that, related offers. As the main page entry isn't assigned to any categories I've tried to use a ...
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Entries from all categories in a category group via URL?

I'm familiar with the option in the category settings that allows for categories within a category group to each have their own URLs: I have this setup and it is working fine. However, I'm wondering ...
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Loop through entries that share current entry category and restrict to Cat Group Id

I've been racking my brains trying to get my head around categories and entries, hopefully someone can help and show me the best way. I have an entry page with product information and this product is ...
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Filter entries by multiple categories

I am trying to set up a form with checkboxes that allows users to filter entries by selecting multiple categories, but I am not quite getting it right. Currently this is my form: {% set ...
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How to display a nested list from a structure section based on categories assigned to last descendant?

I have a structure section, which allows categories to be assigned to the final descendant. I'm trying to list the entries by category, whilst including the parent structure entries (so the hierarchy ...
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How can I display the related posts (by category) at the bottom of each post?

I'm converting a WordPress blog to Craft - first time playing with categories in Craft, so how can I display the related posts (by category) at the bottom of each post?
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Setting up Route for Category-based RSS Feeds

I think that I need to set up a few routes to handle my category based RSS feeds. I have a current url structure as follows http://something.com/shows/wmr/marketing pr http://something.com/...
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Including two category slugs in entries’ URLs

I have a section with two Categories fields, and I would like the entries’ URLs to include the slugs of the categories selected in each of those fields. The Category Groups are: mySection Employees ...
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Trying to capture categories field type data in user profile save/update

I am trying to capture the data that is selected when a user selects categories within a categories field type (handle: groups) within the Control Panel profile tab. I was looking thru the Fields, ...
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Display entries by category (multiple categories)

I would like to know how I can create a page that contains all entries from a section e.g. 'news'. I want to divide the entries by their given category. News (section) Category 1: entry in ...
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Display categories which only contain entries

I'm grabbing a list of categories and displaying their entry count. How can I only display categories which have entires? So I'm not getting any with 0 in them, which is occurring as I have a few ...
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Assign category through a plugin

I am importing data into Craft. I happen to know that the id for my desired category is 22. The category is not being saved. Here is my code. $entry = new EntryModel(); $entry->sectionId ...
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How do I filter / restrict entries field in CP with a category

Is there a way to restrict the entry field type to specific categories? For example when adding a new field with type "Entries" to select the categories from where entries will be available. I found ...
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Issue with twig loop.first loop.last contained in nested for statement

I'm trying to pull out selected categories in a front-end user profile. The cats have 2 levels and need to be pulled out into a nested list with only the selected options. I've tried different ways of ...
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Working with multiple categories

Does anyone know if you can work with releatedTo between categories? I’d like to get all the categories in a categories.groups that are related to a single category I have some entries in a channel, ...
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Output entries sorted by category title and paginate

I'm stuck on an issue where I have to paginate a list of entries that would be sorted by category title. So basically, I need to: fetch entries in the 'project' section sort those entries by the '...
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Exclude output of entries/users/products if category relation has particular field value

So basically what i have is a big set of categories (about 86 total, multi-level). Within my category fields i have a lightswitch with the handle 'private'. I would like to know how i would write a ...
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Child categories appear as their parent when selected

In an entry, when selecting a child category, the parent is shown as the selected item. This prevents the use of any child categories. Any help would be appreciated. Use Case: Selection Modal: ...
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Limit category choice in entry to 1 and select child category

I have a section of book entries with a categories field called "Genre". A book can fall into multiple genres. A stripped down version of the categories works something like this: Fiction Crime, ...
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Navigation structure and uri problems

I am using structure type entries for navigation with three fields for navigation that uses either: -customlink field (plain text) or -category entry as the source for links. I have product ...
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How to filter entries in multiple category groups by selecting multiple categories

This question is very similar to the question posted here I have asked in the comments but my requirements are slightly different. I am trying to filter search results by categories in more than one ...
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How to merge/combine/transfer-entries-between two categories in the CP?

I’ve got 2 categories each with lots of entries. The client wants to delete one category, and transfer it’s entries into the other one. If I delete the category, it just disappears, but I somehow ...
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How do I prevent a runPendingTask script being included in returned HTML via ajax? [closed]

I have created a route to retrieve some categories via AJAX. When the AJAX call returns the HTML a runPendingTask script is also returned with the HTML. How do I prevent this? /*<![CDATA[*/ (...
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Loop through entries with custom ordering, showing one from each category then start loop again

I have a channel with entries that may or may not have a custom date field populated. I'd like the display a list of entries, looping through each category, showing one entry from each category. Then ...
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Migrating Joomla K2 nested categories

I have a large-ish site built with Joomla and K2, with articles stored in a hierarchy of categories.. What is the proposed way to recreate the Category hierarchy functionality? What I am interested ...
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How can I get all child categories - of a child category based on url segment?

I am missing something very obvious I think. I am trying to get all child categories based on url segment. For example: "mysite.com/foo" I have a category Group called Sections Within Sections I ...
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Garnish - Event when selecting a category

I have a "Categories" field in my section. I want to perform some JavaScript actions when a category is selected. Is there any built-in event which will be triggered at that point?
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Categories on a Front-end form

I have searched the forum and cannot find the answer to my question. I know how to populate a dropdown with the categories that are already in the system, but what happens if the category that needs ...
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Advanced search form with checkboxes [duplicate]

So it seems that Matrix fields don't work with the object syntax so I've changed my field structure to use standard dropdowns, checkboxes and a number field. I have the dropdown (gender) and number ...
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Category archive page isn't filtering by current category

Ok all - this is bound to be ridiculously simple, as it's one of the most basic things you can do (https://craftcms.com/support/entries-related-to-category) - but I am ill and I can not figure out ...
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How can I hide entries depending on which category they are associated with?

Right now, I have a staff profile page. Each person on the page has a category association (professional, leadership, student). When the students graduate, I want to add an 'alumni' category to their ...