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How are parent and child categories related in Craft database?

I am writing an API which directly connects to Craft database and retrieves data. I need to get the categories hierarchy. But I can not find how parent and child categories are related in the ...
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Get Entries from Section related to a category

I'm currently trying to get all entries which belong to a section which is related to that category. e.g. Category Brand Offer Offer belongs to a brand. Brand has a category field. {% set ...
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Ajax - How to create a Category through actionTrigger

I'm trying to create a jQuery/Ajax script to import data from a Wordpress API service and want to import the WP categories and tags into my database. I've managed to import the tags using an Ajax call ...
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Structure parent root - entry type or category urls?

Been rolling around with this for the last 36hrs trying to decide most useful option. The dilemma is how to preserve a structure and use categories - or not. Below is my structure: Food (section ...
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Sort CP Entries by Category

I know it's possible, using modifyEntrySortableAttributes, to sort the CP entries table by a custom field, when that field is a number, string, date/time, or bool. Would it be possible to sort a CP ...
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Craft 3 - How do you programatically update a field type that is a Category?

I have a Category element, locations, which I am trying to update programatically through a Craft 3 plugin that reads data from a CSV. The locations category has a Field Layout: latitude (Number), ...
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Craft 3 - Can't access the craft() in plugin controller

I'm making a Craft 3 plugin to read a CSV file and insert the data as Categories. I used pluginfactory.io to scaffold my plugin. I can't access craft() in my controller (ImportCsvController.php). ...
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How to include search results where keyword input exists only as a category title?

I have a request to extend an existing "advanced search" form (multiple fields, including keyword and a categories dropdown) so that entries with a category that matches the keyword input are returned....
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Element API display entries by category

With v2 of the Element API plugin, I'm having issues with working out how to return entries that are in a particular category. I've got the slug in the API route but can't work out what the query ...
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Switch entry type based on the category

I'm trying to use different entry types for certain categories. My category group is called categories, and the slug for Features is features. I have the category group pointed to categories/_entry. ...
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Category counts for query results

I'm trying to display results from a search. I want to display the categories represented by the search results and the entry count for that category. Think of how Amazon's "refine results" sidebar ...
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Get Related Entries and then filter those by specific category in url segment

Channels: Photographers Photos - entries field handle "photographers" - categories field handle "category" url structure where segment 2 is the photographer slug and segment 3 is the ...
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Entries from different category levels brought together

I have an issue with categories with different levels: I have a group of categories which have a structure like this: First form: 1.0 Group – 1.1 Subgroup – 1.2 Items in subgroup Second form: - 1....
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error when trying to loop through grouped entries according to dropdown field

I was trying to follow this example from stack overflow to loop through a list of entries and output them by a custom dropdown field {% set allEntries = craft.entries.section('resource').find() %} {% ...
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One select search for Users in user.group

I'm a complete newby on Craft CMS and twig templating so please bear with me. I currently have a users base which I want to filter by category (a custom field) This would be my only input search ...
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relatedTo working for one category group but not another

I'm trying to show a list of entries related to the same category on a page that contains a single entry. I have two category separate category fields in the entry, both with one category each ...
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Selecting descendants of a category when ancestor is clicked

I have a question about combining Twig and jQuery in Craft. I have a couple of filters on a page that outputs some entries: http://www.joycefdn.org/grants My categories are organized like this: ...
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Need .last() functionality for categories – .last() will be deprecated going forward

I have a matrix block that calls a category channel. The categories are nested three levels "deep" at times. I want to select first, second or third level links as needed. When I use .last(), I can ...
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Building a filtering system using both OR and AND relations

I'm trying to set up a filtering system similar to the one found on the product pages on asos.com. That system has different category groups of filters, where selecting multiple filters inside a ...
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Plugin Development: find source group used by field

I'm writing a plugin that works with Fields in various ways, one thing I need to do is get the category source groups available to a particular category field. I have the field's handle and id and can ...
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Element API with multiple categories gives back error 500

This works fine on localhost but crashes on remote Server. I can return one category, but it will crash when I try to display multiple categories. I also tried to save the categories in a variable and ...
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In Craft 3, (how) can I disable a category on a per site basis?

In the CP, is it possible to disable Category X for site A, and not for Site B? And if so, how?
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Setting the page title for a category page

I am trying to get the page title of the categories page. Currently it shows as: category-name, but I would like to have it set to Category Name to match the category.title. My categories/index.html ...
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Multiple Tag Groups/Sets for separate channels

I have two separate channel types, let's say "News" and "Reviews" and each of those can have tags. Is it possible to have separate tags for each of those? So News has it's own set of tags, that can't ...
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How to load entries with a certain category only?

I am trying to load entries from a section which have a category field with multiple values. Based on that, I want to show specific entries filtered by category. Example: I have a news section and I ...
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Pass 'not' category.id to relatedTo in Craft

I have a search page that filters with these params: {% set results = craft.entries({ section: 'properties', price: range, search: query.location, relatedTo: status, order: ...
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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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Get the category into the url of the product page

I'm in the middle of learning Craft Commerce. When I go to an individual product my URL says /shop/wella-shampoo/. I'd like it to say /shop/**hair-care**/wella-shampoo/ because this is the category ...
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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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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 Sources plugin not showing headings

Like the title tells you the headings, titles of the category groups, are not showing in the sidebar. This is a screenshot from the github page of the plugin. The "FOOD" and "DRINKS" titles are not ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...