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Trying and failing to use stash value as channel entries category parameter

So, apologies I know this has been covered extensively BUT I've been pulling my hair out all day and still don't get why I can't get this to work. I simply want to use a stash variable set in one ...
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EE content structure problem, how do i?

I have content structure as follows: Category --Sub category --Entry/Page --Sub category ----Entry/Page ----Sub sub category ------Entry/Page What I am trying to achieve is: The category ...
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Update Custom Category Fields

Is there a way to update custom category field through channel form or EE class functionality ? I need this to update single custom field to all the categories on my web site . I'm using EE version ...
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Subcategory Dropdown not appearing

I manage an ecommerce site (I don't write code). We have categories, subcategories, and so forth. My parent category and one subcategory appear, but no further categorization will appear. The ...
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Solspace Calendar - Category Filtering

I need to have the Solspace Calendar filtered by categories. Is there any working templates out there for reference?
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Importing nested categories with Datagrab

Having difficulties importing nested categories from a CSV. Currently I have a single categories column, formatted as follows: 'parentcategoryname, subcategoryname'. The subcategories all have ...
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Displaying categories across sites with Multi Site manager

I have a Multi Site Manager installation with Sites A and B set up. Site A contains a channel, "Foo" which has a number of category groups assigned to it. On Site A, I can easily show a list of ...
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Update Cart Price before Order/Payment in Store Plugins in Expression engine

We have used this Store plugin https://www.exp-resso.com/ and developed website in expression engine CMS. Is Any way to Change Product Price of Cart according Current Currency. We are able to pay ...
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EE2 Channel Form: How to keep value in checkbox category?

I am (again) struggling with how to keep the value in a Channel Form when showing category as checkboxes. There are quite a few posts here but I seem not to find the answer. Please, who can help me ...
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Duplicate Category URL Title - Problem

Using EE v2.9.0. and Latest MSM I created a new category group and created a category called miscellaneous. I already have a seperate category group with a category called miscellaneous. This ...
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Limit related entries to specific category

How can I limit related entries to a specific category, while matching the relation on specific category groups? Obviously this would be the code for it <ul> {exp:channel:entries ...
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Conditional Check Issue || Is Entry in any of these Categories?

Scenario The issue is that entries are in several categories and can be Featured (a FieldPack pill with yes/no options) but only want certain categories to show the entry. So I have a ...
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How do I get the Channel Entries count within a Channel Categories loop?

I have a exp:channel:categories loop that is filtered by category group, and within that I have an exp:channel:entries loop that is filtered by category_id. This outputting the data that I expecting. ...
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Would like to have a divider between category names where there are more than 1 to show. (and no divider when there is only 1 category name)

This is the site with 2 category names in the blog: http://www.hogarthlighting.co.uk/blog/article/melba-the-savoy-hotel-london News Picture Lights. I would like it to show this when there are 2 or ...
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Trash tags in variables

While using the EE 3.0.2, I got this trash inside a variables, when using for example {exp:channel:categories} or {exp:channel:category_heading} Ex: {exp:channel:category_heading} <h1> my free ...
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Solspace Calendar - Use checkboxes to dynamicly filter displayed events

I would like to have a row of checkboxes representing event categories so I can select which categories are displayed on the active calendar. Would be best if checking or unchecking automatically ...
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Sub Category attached to multiple Parent Categories

Long story short I have a client I’m currently working on an EE build for, they want a download page where by each download can be found by navigating through category and sub categories so on and so ...
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Display other entries from same category on single-entry page

I have a single-entry page with no category information in the URL. Each entry is only assigned to one category (or, if multiple, I only need one). The goal is to display a list of up to 5 other ...
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How to publish content to multiple site channel categories from admin

I had setup the multiple sites using MSM and want to publish content to different sites different categories in a single submit from the admin.
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low-seg2cat not working all of the time

My {segment_3_category_name} works on some pages and not on others This page it works, it is where it says:All Bend Insensitive Fiber Products ...
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Limit entries for each category

I have this tag which pulls entries from all categories: {exp:channel:entries channel="foto" category="1|2|3" limit="15" } //content {/exp:channel:entries} Is it possible to pull 15 entries per ...
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Categories is not working

in user add on <select name="category[]"> {categories} {category_body} <option value="{category_id}"> {category_name} </option> ...
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Quick and easy way to get category name from ID

We've inherited a site that has hundreds of categories in a large number of groups. We're working on the templates and many times need to see what a category ID actually is and where it is. So far ...
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Serious help with 2 level category dropdown menu. Need help

I have a dropdown menu and I am trying to output two levels of categories so the menu will look like this: I can't for the life of me get it to function. Ive used channel category tags and managed ...
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Populate category names based on category custom field

I have created category custom field 'category level'. I want to iterate category names based on category level custom field in EE template. Please help me on this.
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Creating Mega Menu using Categories

I have created Categories (parent, child and grand child) and assigned to channels. I would like to display those categories as drop down menu with sub menus. What is the process to achieve in EE ...
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Compare url segment and category name with conditional

I'm trying to write a conditional so that the I can output an active css class when the url segment is the same as the category name. Because the url segment includes dashes between each word and ...
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How to show one entry from multiple categories?

I have a masonry style setup for a portfolio page and would like to allow the client to chose multiple categories per portfolio entry. The issue I'm having is each entry is displaying multiple times ...
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GWCategories + Stash

I'm using GwCategories to get all subcategories from a certain parent category (in this case, main_cat_id). Within this list, I'm adding a nested list, training_list_{cat_id}. In my template, I can ...
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Use Category URL Titles In Links set to Yes, both types of link showing

Working on a site with EE 2.5.1, so maybe this can only be resolved with an upgrade... I have set the "Category URL Title in Links?" to "yes" in Global Channel Preferences. The site does output ...
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Category Count and EE transcribe

I’m using a plugin name « Category Count » to count the number of entries in a specific category. When i create an entry, transcribe create one for French and one for English so my counter show me ...
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Disable the ability to check multiple categories

Is it possible to disable the ability to check multiple categories for an entry in the control panel, only leaving the option to check one category?
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Is there another way to output Categories and all respective entries other than category_archive?

I'm trying to output a category group and its respective entry listing titles (in this case the titles are names of people) in alphabetical order by last name in a menu navigation like so. To do this, ...
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Entries in a category not looping

This is my code: {exp:channel:categories channel="products_insurance" style="linear"} <li data-submenu-id="submenu-{category_name}"> <a ...
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Exclude category group from category_archive

I have the following code below. Trying to show categories from one category group, but instead all categories are being outputted. I've tried using category_group="1", but no luck. Any help is much ...
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How to filter a session based on category rather than product field?

My company website is setup as such: Product Categories -Chairs -Armchairs -Dining Chairs -Tables -Dining Tables -Coffee Tables I am trying to adjust how I ...
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Categories loop with custom field

I'm trying to display a custom field within a categories loop (Channel Form). The {category_name} outputs just fine but ExpressionEngine refuses to render the custom field {category_custom_field}. ...
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Wrap <ul> around every x number of <li> in category_archive entry loop

I'd like to use something similar to a switch or plugin like Grouper with category_archive, to wrap a <ul> around every 6 <li>, but I don't see anything that works. Is jQuery the best way ...
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Expressionengine: How to display single category information

OK, I have a very simple task ahead, which, somehow got complicated. I'm creating a simple blog in EE, with categories. Filtering posts by categories works just fine, however, I'm trying to display ...
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Alphabetical Category Listing

I have a client who wants to create an alphabetical listing of his categories, broken out by letter. The only way I can think to do this is by restricting each list by the first letter of the ...
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Entry Category within channel:entries within options: loop within channel:form

I'm trying to display the channel entry category with {categories}{category_name}{/categories} but nothing shows up. I'm assuming that the channel:form somehow interferes with the channel:entries ...
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Category field description

Has anyone seen a plugin or a method where I can set a description for a category field? I have a client who is uploading wrong image dimensions to the category image field. I want to suggest "please ...
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Reassign uncategorised entries

I need to reassign all uncategorised entries into a certain category, I've managed to create an SQL query which selects all the entries for that channel which aren't assigned to any categories, but ...
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Can't upload photo. Says “The upload path does not appear to be valid.”

I am trying to upload photos to one of my categories on my site which I have done several times before but it is now telling me that "The upload path does not appear to be valid." How can I fix this ...
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Filter channel entries tag by category url title

Articles on my site are structured as /[category_url_title]/article/[article_url_title]. Now, I want to have at the bottom of my articles a section that says "related articles", and then list a few ...
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Allowing users to select which categories to view

I can't seem to see a plugin for this, but it's functionality a client has asked for. I want users to be able to customise the categories of posts that they can see. Let's say I have posts in the ...
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Using Category URL Title in Segment 1

Is it possible to use category_url_title in the first segment without having to create a template group for each category? I'd just like to link to categories on the fly using the first segment ...
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WB Category Select - conditional if empty?

Seemingly, when using WB Category Select, I can't seem to detect if no categories are selected. Here's what I've tried. {if departments_feed} {!-- this is the field name with the WB category select ...
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How to pull category id from related entries

I have two related channels: venues (sorted by category) and exhibitions. I am creating a list of exhibitions sorted by date and pulling the related venue information into the resulting list. ...
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Category filtering with combination of Not and Include Low Seg2Cat

I have the following code which doesn't showing any result if I combine these two together, is this the correct syntax? {exp:channel:entries channel="people" orderby="date" ...