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Grouping Related Entries by Category

I'm trying to set up a template that will group related entries by category, and display the category name and description for the first entry of each category set. For example, this page will ...
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filter related entries by category

EE2.7.2 I have a native relationship field 'related_products' pulling in multiple entries from a products channel. Most products are in 2 top level categories - group_id 1 and group_id 2. I want to ...
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Category group and category ID from that group using Low Seg2Cat

I have code which looks like {exp:channel:entries channel="collection" category_group="5" category="{segment_2_category_id}" url_title="{segment_3}" status="open"} I expect to retrive an entry ...
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Is there something like Low Reorder just for Categories?

I'm in the process of taking things out of our codebase and into content where they belong, things like navigation and listings of categories. I really enjoy the features offered up by the Low Reorder ...
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Playa // Entries // Category Archive?

So I have several Channel Data that I'm pulling into a Product page: Accessories, Options, Features, etc... For Accessories I have all of the associated products pulled in, but now I want to pull in ...
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GWCode Categories and Stash set/get_list

I'm working on a template that outputs large tables of stockists. At the moment they're quite slow so I've reworked it a bit to use Stash set & get_list but they're still quite slow. For ...
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Member of the group and managing categories

I have create new members group (EE 2.7.3) and have enabled there Can edit and add new categories Can delete categories but when member of that group is trying to add/edit category it says You are ...
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Filter Channel Entries by status and “NOT” category

Trying to run a channel entries loop where I filter on both status value and the fact that the category is NOT a specific category. {exp:channel:entries channel="products" status="open|Unavailable ...
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Entries list without know ID of Category - want to usw category_url_title

In my URL I have the category (segment_2). And now I want a list with all entries from this category. If I use category="8" its fine, but in my URL isn't a ID... it's the {category_url_title}. ...
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Can Super Search search categories in a matrix fieldtype?

Let me start out by saying that I am using Super Search 2.1.3 and on EE version 2.7.3. Here is my problem. I have a channel for each product I'm selling. Each product has a Matrix field that can have ...
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Using categories tag pair with related categories mode

I'm having issues trying to display a category name when using the related categories option. Two snippets below: {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" limit="4" related_categories_mode="yes" ...
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Outputting categories as checkboxes - exp:channel:form / safecracker

I want to output category groups as checkboxes, I've got them outputting correctly however when they are selected and the form is submitted they aren't actually being assigned to the chosen categories ...
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Displaying entries based on selected category

I am sure this is possible but not sure how to do this.. My site contains three 'Product' channels: HAIR, NAILS, BEAUTY. There is also three category groups, HAIR, NAILS, BEAUTY. (Each group relates ...
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Outputting specific categories with exp:channel:form

I want my users to be able to post articles so I'm using channel:form to accomplish this, everything's working great but I can't work out how to output categories as checkboxes, I have two category ...
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Can I use “contains” logic in categories?

Is there a way to say "If this entry contains category 5" rather than "If this entry's category is category 5"? Consider this: {categories} {if category_id="5"} Do something {/if} {/categories} I ...
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Category Question

Got a bit of a tricky situation, I need to get some categories, that have a product assigned to itself and another category. Sort of like sub-categories would work but this other category can't be ...
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Remove category URL last segment

I am using the code below to display a list of items all with the same category, which works. However the URL os not want I would like displayed. The URL shows as ...
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Category Filter for Google Map Search

I currently working on a small project which utilises Google Maps by Objective HTML. The scenario is a page with a search form. The search form contains a postcode field, a distance field, and a ...
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Faceted search with categories using Low Search

So I am trying to set up a faceted search which is based on categories - but EE's default category parameters aren't clever enough for me with just the & or | separators, so I was wondering if I ...
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display parent and children categories in a channel entry

I can't seem to find a way to display the parent and then the child category in a entry: {exp:channel:entries channel="products" limit="6" } <a ...
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Index Categories in Expression Engine search results

I have a site that needs to include category names as a parameter for search results that's keywords might be the cat name. Anyone know of a way to do this, or possibly a plugin that converts a ...
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Category dropdown in Channel Form, with parent cats as option group labels?

I'm having a few issues with categories at the moment that seems like it should be simple, but it is not. I have a category set up which contains a list of UK counties. This consists of 4 parent ...
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Solspace: Calendar Month by Category

The exp:calendar:cal tag appears to completely ignore both category parameters: {exp:calendar:cal category_url_title="{segment_4}" date_range_start="year-month-01" date_range_end="year-month-last"} ...
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cycle thru each parent category and show 3 entries from each category

I am looking to cycle thru all the parent categories of a category group, show three random entries (from the products channel) from each category, then go to the next category in the group. I'd ...
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Zoo Visitor - can Member add themselves to category via update form?

I want a logged in user to click a link and be taken to a pared-down version of the Zoo Visitor member update form (or Channel Form?) where they will see a check box which if they click they will be ...
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How to display sub categories using the query module

I'm using the query module to display a category, but how to use query to display the child categories?? It is possible?? Thanks, Stéphane
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Exp-resso store, checkout process and URLs to products in the cart

Exp:resso Store demo code has that line for a product part (and URL to it) in the checkout process: <h4><a href="{path='store_example/product'}/{url_title}">{title}</a></h4> ...
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trying to get category_url_title from a relationship in a grid field

Having a strange issue with grid, categories and relationships. On my site i have a channel with products and services. On the services pages i need my client to be able to select related products to ...
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Link to categorised listing entries using Structure

I am designing a site just now that has a 'reviews' section and in that section each review can be categorised, e.g. 'Album Review', 'Live Review', 'Press Review' etc. The url structure I have is: ...
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categories: parent and children - to display using twitter bootstrap

I am using twitter bootstrap and was wondering if it is possible using EE's native category channel tags, to append a class="dropdown-toggle" to any parent category that contains children, and apply ...
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Get category_id of entry before loop?

I want to list out all posts based on the category_id of the current entry. But how can I get the category_id before the loop? Basically, what I could do is this: {exp:channel:entries ...
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Low Seg2Cat and category image

I'm trying to pull a category image using segment_n_category_image variable from Low Seg2Cat add-on. Code looks like: <img src="{segment_2_category_image}" alt="{segment_2_category_name}" ...
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Prev / Next entry with category param not working

I have used this a million times before, but for some reason I am unable to get the next and prev entry tags to work with the category param. Here is the code I am using: {exp:channel:next_entry ...
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GWcode Categories and class_current is not added

My code for GWcode Categories add-on looks like: {exp:gwcode_categories group_id="4" cat_url_title="{segment_2}" last_only="yes" class="list-plain" class_current="current_category"} <a ...
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Channel Form: how to explcitly remove a selected category through a hidden field based on Primary Cateogry value

This is a weird situation I admit. I'm using Channel Forms to make all entries on my site created & editable via the front-end. I have a category group of locations. I use Primary Category to ...
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It is possible to paginate the categories??

It is possible to paginate the categories?? Inside the site project there is a lot of categories, and i would paginate them. But i don't know if it's possible or not to paginate a categories list. ...
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Unwanted paragraph tags added around checkboxes fieldtype in template

In my template, I have this code: <dd>{categories backspace="2"}{category_name}, {/categories}{if habitat_category_other} ({habitat_category_other}){/if}</dd> When rendered in the ...
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Channel form categories {category_parent} returns ID instead of name?

The the EE docs here: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/modules/channel/channel_form/index.html#categories It says the {category_parent} tag should show: "The name of the category ...
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How do I reference a sub-category using {categories} tag pair?

I am using the {categories} tag pair to link entries to their relevant section, however, when I use the following code it does not display child categories. {exp:channel:entries channel="section" ...
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Anyone know of a plugin to show Category count?

Basically want to find the number of entries per category in order to perform a conditional to show different content based on the entry count. Essentially: if count = 2 then this if count is less ...
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Template usage based on category

Is it possible to use particular template group based on a category of landing page? For an example product categorized as furniture will load template from furniture template group (index) instead of ...
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Child subcategory or separate category - which one for the best practices

I have channel named Products and category group Product Types assigned to it. As an example it looks like: Product Type -> Scent -> Product Collection And then it comes as Product Collection ...
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Making: View {# of entries} in {# of categories with entries}

Looking to create an overall stat statement that can return these stats: View {# of entries in channel "distributors"} in {# of categories with entries within channel "distributors"} Need it to only ...
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How to add categories to a SQL query that outputs channel entry data

I'm trying to create a query that will output all the entries in a channel. I'm wanting to output the title, some custom fields, and the categories that the entry belongs to. Each entry will belong to ...
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category_url_title randomly parsing in channel:entries tag

I am trying to generate a link by parsing the category_url_title in a channel entries tag. However the link will randomly parse with the category in it and sometimes it will not. I am at a loss as to ...
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Is Low Seg2Cat working correctly?

I am trying to grab the category ID from the last segment to use in a redirect back to that category page but nothing is showing up. My main page is http://domain.com/store/shop/C28, then you click ...
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gwcode_catmenu - {cat_image} and image sizes/manipulations

We've got some categories being output using gwcode catmenu (http://gwcode.com/add-ons/gwcode-catmenu/documentation) but can't seem to find a way of outputting a certain image size (based on image ...
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GWcode Categories pulling only 2 categories within 12

Based on one of GWCode Categories examples I have created code below <li class="submenu-parent"> <a href="#">Product Type</a> <div class="submenu cf" id="submenu-1"> ...
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Adding Category and Subcategories in a multiselect dropdown in Channel Form

I am using channel form to allow users to add a new entry. I need to output a category to allow then to select multiple categories and sub categories. The following code works but it does not order ...
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How do you link to entries from multiple categories using the Relationship field?

The title may be misleading if not confusing, so a little explanation is in order. I have a basic article channel that feeds content to 38 different pages on a site based on the selected categories. ...