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Categories as dropdown

How can I make the categories a select box? Thanks
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Show categories assigned to a channel entry in the Admin panel

Is there a way to show a list of category names that a channel entry is assigned to, in the EE Admin panel? For example when you go into edit a channel I want to show the names of categories that are ...
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How to give categories open/closed status?

Long story short, I have a situation where categories are treated like channel entries as far as generating lists of content on the front-end (using gwcode_categories inside channel entries.) I have a ...
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Category filters - how do you apply this from a url?

We have an event listings page that contains a filter to select from a range of event categories and I want to see if it's possible to provide a url that, when visited, will have automatically applied ...
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Want to display all but 1 category in channel entries loop

I would like to display all but 1 category in my channel entries loop. I tried doing category="not .." but it doesn't work. Here is my code {exp:channel:entries channel="lm_edit" sort="desc" ...
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display category and child id’s separately for masonary filtering

I am using masonry filters to filter entries on a template using category ID’s to differentiate Filter buttons: <div class="masonry-filters"> <ul data-option-key="filter"> <li>&...
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Category Parent & Children Loop Layout Help

I'm trying to create a specific layout that makes use of categories and category children. I'm trying to use GW Code Categories but can't seem to make the layout work as I need it to. I basically ...
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Require category image field

Can the category image be made mandatory? I'm using EE3 3.3.0. If it can't be done with a setting, can it be done in the database in stead?
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Use HTML in a category title

I need to use a superscript registered symbol ( ® ) in a category title. There is no unicode character for a superscripted ® and I can't figure out a way to make the category title allow HTML....
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Template that detect if an entry has “All Categories” and then if “Any Categories”

I have a series of entries in a channel called "Messages" that need to appear in different ways according to if ALL categories have been assigned, or if less than all have been assigned. The most ...
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Need help with a query to get data

I need a complex query and have gone beyond my scope of understanding. Here is the gist... There is a section of the site in which users can select various values available in entries of a ...
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Can't display modified category image file

I know this was addressed in older versions of EE, but I was hoping it was finally fixed in EE3. I have a manipulation set for files in the file location. The manipulations are being made as set, ...
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Why are category field values wrapped in <p> tags with formatting none on EE3?

I've got a single category group with multiple category fields and categories. The fields are all either text or select types and have their formatting set to none. The formatting type seems to be ...
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How to get max count for a loop in channel entries tag

I am trying to get the max results for the categories inside this channel entry. If the current category is the last one in the loop I don't want to add a , after the output. {exp:channel:entries ...
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Hide category in entry when empty

The html <div class="categorie"><b>Rechtsgebied:</b> {categories}{if "{parent_id}"=="10"}<i>{category_name}</i> {/if}{/categories}</div> When I publish a new ...
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Show sub categories where location has jobs

I have a category group that's attached to several channels, including the jobs channel. This isn't the way I'd have configured this initially but never mind. I have 2 parent categories USA & ...
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Fetching a dynamic stash list

I am trying to build out a list of categories that I need to include in the nav as well as other sections of a site. I had it done with embeds and {exp:category} loops, but I would rather be able to ...
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Category Conditional

This works fine but I want to “limit” the number of times the snippet shows up at the top of each entry, I only want it to show up on the top (one time in category “7”, no mater haw many entries. ...
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Show entry count for categories

I need to show the entry count for two categories - been using GWcode Categories but it seems to only be able to show the count for one i.e. it cannot do this: {exp:gwcode_categories cat_id="3&9"}...
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Category count conditional in EE3

I moved from EE2 to EE3. I used to use BW Category Count by Wouter Vervloet to make several conditionals over content, verifying if a category group has zero, one, x, or more presences in a entry. ...
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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 2....
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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 http://cohr-dev-ee01.azurewebsites.net/lasers/main/bend-...
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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 ...