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How do I add a subcategory to the URL slug for a channel entry?

If you go into your Category Group’s settings and set the following settings: Craft 2 Top Level URL Format: {slug} Nested URL Format: {parent.uri}/{slug} Craft 3 Category URI Format: {parent.uri}/{...
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How can you get an entry type's name from its handle in a template?

A simpler way to do this might be: {{ entry.type.name }}
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How do I loop through entries for a specific entry type?

{% set entries = craft.entries.section('pages').type('blogPost') %} {% for entry in entries %} {{ entry.title }} {% endfor %} Is what I have cobbled together... any pointers on improvements would ...
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Link to an entry via Entries field type

Even if you set the limit to 1, Craft always returns an array of entries. So you need to add first() to access the first (and only) entry. {{ entry.buttonTargets.first() }} It you don't add a ...
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How do I display entries from multiple entry types?

You can set the ElementCriteriaModel's type parameter to multiple values by passing it an array of entry type slugs: {% set teachers = craft.entries.section('teacher').type(['teacher', 'demoTeacher'])...
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How do I add Entry Types to URL?

Sure just do this discography/{type}/{slug}
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Entry Types Custom Slug

You could just set your "Entry URL Format" to: my-section/{type.name}/{slug} Your entry type names couldn't be as clean when composing entries in the CP as you'd need to set them to something like "...
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How can you get an entry type's name from its handle in a template?

Classic find the answer straight after posting. The getEntryTypes method of the sections model allows you to choose how the array is indexed. This means you can do this: {% set entryTypes = section....
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How to list the latest 5 entries per entry type?

craft.entries() fetches entries. To fetch the entries with a given entry type, you use type. So to get the Article entries, either craft.entries.type('Article') or craft.entries({type: 'Article'}) ...
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Using an IF-statement to define the Entry URL Format

Alright, I was able to figure it out myself: channel{% if object.type == 'xyz' %}/{type}{% endif %}/{slug} produces the desired results. The section for Dynamic Entry Titles in the docs pointed me ...
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{% if loop.first %} and {{ loop.index0 }} not working with Matrix

At the moment loop.first and loop.index0 are relative to your block.image loop. If you want them to be set based on your entry.locationSlideshow loop (the parent loop) you can use {{ loop.parent.loop....
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Entry Form - Multiple Entries & Entry Type & Parent

A little bit late but here it is. Go to https://pluginfactory.io/ and create a plugin, you need at least 1 Controller but you can leave the Name value blank to create a controller with the same Name ...
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Set Default Entry Types for elements in a Structure Section

I'm not sure if you can set a default entry type within Craft. But a reasonably workaround would be to go to Settings > Sections, then click 'Edit entry types' for the section you need to apply this ...
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Get next entry based on entry type

No, you still have to set the parameters by your own: {# Get this entry's entry type #} {% set type = entry.getType() %} {# Set parameters for prev/next elements list #} {% set params = craft....
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How can I programmatically add a tab to entry type?

I eventually figured this out. Here's the code that's working for me: $newFields = array( 0 => '12', // $field->fieldId 1 => '15' // $field->fieldId ); // First we get all sections ...
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Is it possible to show more entries of the same entry type as the current entry?

You can get the entry’s current type handle via entry.type, and craft.entries supports a type param for finding entries of a given type, so you can plug those two together: {% set otherEntries = ...
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Is it possible to show more entries of the same entry type as the current entry?

Yes. This is certainly possible. I'm not sure how you're templating / naming is setup but you can get entries by entry type and you can check an entry's type. To get entries by a specific type: ...
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Sections, Categories, and EntryTypes. Which, when?

Sections are for completely separate areas of content. They have their own URLs, and are conceptually different. Like blog posts and press releases would be different sections. Your sections could ...
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New route for entry types

You can have entry type specific templates for your entry pages, see this docs article on how you can do this. And for your archive pages, just set a route for each of them and point it to the ...
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Different templates for different entry types within a section

Sounds like you're looking for something like this: https://craftcms.com/support/entry-type-templates
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Different templates for different entry types within a section

It is not possible to have dynamic tags within Entry Template settings, no. All fields that do allow dynamic tags will say so in their instruction text. The reason it’s allowed in some settings but ...
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A Structure section with an entry to a channel index

I like what Matt P wrote in his answer: try to consider how someone [else] will find the logic of the CMS design The other factor you want to consider in information architecture is you only want ...
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How to list out entry types in a section

Take a look at the sections documentation: https://craftcms.com/docs/templating/craft.sections The following code lists all entrytypes of all sections. {% set sections = craft.sections....
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How do I create a link to an entry using entry's id?

The reason why your example fail is that you are using the entry variable. You are trying to call the function getUrl on the model entry, but the function (or model) doesn't exist yet, and has to be ...
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How do you display entries in a specific (custom) order?

Try using a structure. You can reorder them in the CP. {% for entry in craft.entries.section('your_structure') %} {{ entry.title }} {% endfor %}
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How do I save a front-end form as a specific Entry Type?

This has been solved via a support ticket, which I'm posting here for others etc. The first time you load the template, the URI is mapping to your "Get A Quote" entry, which gets assigned to the ...
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Pulling Data Across Entry Types

To access related entries stored in a matrix field, you need to specify the targetElement (actor/entry) and the matrix field (using dot syntax 'matrixFieldHandle.entriesFieldHandle') from 'plays'. ...
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Set Structure Parent when creating Entry in Plugin

This question is old, but the solution is: // look up parent with a ElementCriteriaModel $parentCriteria = craft()->elements->getCriteria(ElementType::Entry); $parentCriteria->search = '...
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Looping through returns nothing after using dynamic routes to get the entry type and category

{% if not entries %} never executes, even if i enter complete nonsense in the url. You’re not ensuring that segmentCategory is a valid category slug anywhere. If it’s not, then category will get set ...
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A Structure section with an entry to a channel index

Yes that makes sense. There are many ways to approach this. I always try to consider how someone other than me will find the logic of the CMS design i.e. How easy will they find Craft to actually use ...
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