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Is there a way to for categories to appear in search results

I am using the Low Search plugin to allow visitors to my site to search for content, however I require that categories appear in the search results as well as entries. Is this possible?
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Limit displayed image(s) from one entry/category

I have a 'projects' channel, that contains a 'Channel Images' field. An entry can belong to one of four categories. On my home page, all I want to display is two of the images from the most recently ...
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Shorter entry URL / 404 conditional

I have a products section with templates embedded in products/index as: {if "{segment_2}" == ""} Displays all top level product categories {embed=products/all} {if:elseif "{segment_3}" == ...
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Show only parent when segment 3 is active and dynamic

I have a simple entry with categories and children. Parent A Child A Child B When an entry is set to ONLY Parent A I want that entry to display. BUt what happens is the children entry is ...
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Navigation link structure: two templates, two channels, one category group?

I have a navigation/URL structure issue, and I haven't been able to find online exactly what I want to accomplish. I have an "About" template and a "Staff" template - so different URL's for each ...
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Categories not editable from channel entry screen

I'm using ee v2.8.1 and when I try and click the red link next to 'edit categories' in the entry screen the link disappears and nothing happens? I can edit the categories if I go through the drop down ...
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Solspace color coding events by Category

I have a handful of events I need color coded. Here is my setup: Solspace Calendar using the Full Calendar theme, and setup by using this guide. Currently, everything works beautifully. I am ...
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Return category info in fixed order

Looking for suggestions for an active plugin or any obvious way to return basic categories info (category name, url_title, and image) with a fixed sort order based on category ids (i.e: sort="3|5|2"). ...
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Can ExpressionEngine handle nested menus?

I'm creating a web store, and have set up nested categories to make the menu system (example): Home: - Categories: * Living room * Bathroom Computers: - Categories: * CPU ...
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How do I add an entry to a category progammatically in an add-on?

I have a site that uses ChannelForms for users to add entries to a channel. These entries need to be categorised, but I can't rely on users to pick the right category as this depends on data they ...
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SQL select channel entries by category, AJW export to create XML file

What would the query be to display all entries (with entry id, title) by category (with category name)? I hope to use AJW export to create an xml file with the information. So the result might look ...
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Display a list of categories only if entries within that category have a certain channel field

I'm trying to display a list of categories, but only want the categories to be displayed if the entries which are in that category have a certain field. for example: {exp:gwcode_categories ...
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Use backspace parameter on Stash nested get_list

I'm using Stash to capture a list of articles. I'm trying to keep my viewModel separate from my view markup. For each article, I'm capturing a nested list of categories. In the view, I want to ...
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How to get category last child url for an entry

I'm trying to use GWcode Categories to output category last child url for an entry. Code looks like: {exp:channel:entries channel="products" category="{segment_2_category_id}" orderby="title" ...
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Show entries in a single category and then again in all categories except the previously excluded category

This one's got me. I'm using Stash to capture a list of entries into a set_list. I want to get this list in two different areas on the page with different categories. If I were simply trying to ...
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Blog categories without having to use Structure?

I've read a few tutorials on how to use blog categories in conjunction with Structure. Is there a way to do this without Structure? I've never used categories before. Any thoughts on displaying ...
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Draggable doesn't save order

Someone know why Draggable doesn't save new categories order? I use draggable 1.4.2 with ExpressionEngine 2.8.1
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How many entries for a given category?

Given a category (not the category group), is there a way to get the count entries assigned to that category? I'm hoping for a native EE solution. This seems to suggest that there isn't one: Anyone ...
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Removing segments

I have a products section as follows with a global header that outputs category fields into the meta info and page content: domain.com/products/ (All top level product categories listed) Template= ...
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Issue displaying specific category entries

I'm trying to create a native EE blog to move away from wordpress but the native categories are proving to be quite difficult. I've got the listing of categories showing, but directing them to their ...
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Get Category Details by just URL_TITLE in EE

Is there a way that I can get the Category details in EE by just knowing the category url_title ? Channel Category tag doesn't provide that facility : ...
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Translate categories in custom built multi language site

Anyone knows how translate category names using this method? http://eeinsider.com/articles/multi-language-solutions-for-expressionengine
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Bulk Import of Categories

I have to import about 1,000+ Categories that are 4 levels deep. Is there an easy want to bulk import categories? I have DataGrab, but I don't think it handles Categories. I would also rather not mess ...
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Is there a variable available for user defined category trigger word?

I'm in a situation where I have to build a url like : {path='template/group/category/{category_url_title}'} Now, if someone changes the category trigger word in the control panel, this URL will ...
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Iterate child categories inside parent category loop

I have a simple two-level category structure like this: Fresh Fresh Pre PackedFresh Bulk Frozen Frozen Pre Packed Ready To Go MealsCondiments I'm simply trying to iterate though the parent ...
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Pulling Entries by Parent Category

It seems pretty tedious to have to type in all the Category Ids to list all parent & children entries. {exp:channel:entries channel ="channel_name" category="17|4|1|5|13|9|14|25|2|7|24|3|6|28" ...
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Category Fields and Zoo Triggers

Can you use category fields with Zoo Triggers? For example when outputting a list of categories can you also output the {category_name} and/or {category_image} etc? Thanks.
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Conditional with variable gives php error

I'm using channel:categories and would like to show only child categories so I added the following conditional {if {parent_id} != 0}...{/if} but get php errors as soon as I add it to the template. I ...
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Using categories with Isotope

This one maybe a bit tricky, but currently I have a page that is using categories and isotope.js filtering to arrange channel entries. The filtering using the check-boxes works well. However one ...
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Is there a way to restrict the categories tag pair from displaying a category_group attached to an entry?

I have tried using category_group="4" to restrict the categories displayed in the channel entries tag to ONLY that category group, but it's still displaying from category_group 14 as well. I then ...
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Categories for e-commerce: n-level deep?

I'm using Exp-resso Store and need my products categorized (like a typical e-commerce site). What is the best way to categorize products? The product categories are n-level deep. I don't see how to ...
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Can you have a relationship with a *category* instead of a 'channel' in channel fields?

I want to setup a 'Pages' channel in such a way where I can include a loop from a different channel (in this case 'Listings') only showing entries for a particular category. I'm using Structure to ...
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Conditionals within Categories

I'm attempting to get a conditional statement working within category id parameters. Ideally, I need the title of certain entries to link to details pages but ONLY if they are in category_id 38. ...
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Using FreeMember to record interests (categories) to a member profile

I have a FreeMember based registration form where I want to record a users areas of interest at time of registration and also provide a mechanism to edit those interests after registration through a ...
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Low Search and category keywords

Although I've used Low Search in the past, I now have a need to include category keywords in the results. In the past I've used the standard category dropdown approach to refine (filter) the results ...
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Unable to Edit Categories via Channel Entry

I'm unable to Edit Categories under the Categories tab of a Channel Entry view. When I click on Edit Categories nothing happens. Looking at Console this is the error it produces: Uncaught TypeError: ...
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using GWCode Categories, trying to exclude a category group and only show cats assigned to entry_id

I'm using the tag below to display the categories of an entry using the entry_id. I'm using those categories to generate a form. I want to exclude specific category groups as they aren't needed in the ...
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Extracting category ID of an entry and then using it to display more entries

I'm wondering what the best way to do this may be. I probably haven't worded the question in the best way so I'll explain. Basically, I have an entry on page which is assigned to a category. On the ...
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Expression Engine Categories - Only super admin can change category on edit entry screen

I want to be able to give content members on my site the ability to choose which category an article should be listed within but at the minute only the super admin has this ability. I've looked ...
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Display categories belonging to Expresso Store entries

It's easy to display categories in ExpressionEngine where entries are assigned using: {exp:channel:categories channel="products|book_library" category_group="13" style="linear" parent_only="yes" ...
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Adding Category in URL link

How do I include the category name in the URL and have that link work? I have a blog channel with a category called 'news'. I need the url to be - www.mysite/news/blog-post-heading. I currently am ...
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grouping by area

I have a channel called 'news' and have a dropdown box of the areas they relate to. What I would like to do is search the channel and find how many have been tagged by that type. I have my ...
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Linking a category in one channel to an entry ID in another

I've got a music site where I am displaying a list of recordings in a "recordings" channel on one page with some info about each one; I'm not using a single-entry page for these. For each recording, ...
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Show categories associated with a list of channel entries

I'm wanting to filter a list of product entries with Ajax and I am wanting to create a dropdown list of all categories associated with the current list of entries. eg. I have 100 products that have a ...
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need some kind of {count} within category archive tags that doesn't reset or each category

I'm displaying a list of facilities by state in a sidebar using the category_archive tags(template code below)... Iowa facility facility facility Missouri facility facility facility if I add ...
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listing entries on lowest category level only

I'm using a classic /products/category/subcategory/ url structure. On parent category pages I'm displaying a list of subcategories. However, for categories without children I'd like to show entries ...
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custom class example to get nested category in expression engine

how to get expression engine categories with different tag like child category and parent category using custom class in php. like {parent category} - should show all parent. {child category} - ...
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{no_results} doesn't work if channel:entries uses category=“” as parameter

I have a very strange issue. When using the first EE channel:entries code my no_results tag works, but when using the exact same channel:entries tag together with the category="" parameter the ...
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Only show categories if entries exist in that category AND in another separate category

I need to create a megamenu for a site which links to a bunch of category pages. So I have megamenus for Product Type A & B which are also categories. Under Product Type A there are headings for ...
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Categories with both 'and' & 'or' [duplicate]

I am hoping to use the channel entries tag to filter categories from 2 category groups- one category group is using the 'or' separator (|), and one cat group is using the 'and' separator (&). See ...