1

No, it's actually not as convoluted as it sounds... ;)

Got two channels: News, and News Commentary. News entries are published multiple times per day; News Commentary is published once a week and covers 5-10 News entries from that week.

News has a news__body field, a news__images Matrix of images (containing the usual suspect columns of file, caption, etc), and a news__credits Matrix field with some plain text columns. It uses image shortcodes (those {image_1} / {image_2} things) in the news__body field to insert images from the news__images field.

News Commentary basically just has a commentary__content Matrix field, which has a related-news-article Playa column linking each row to a News entry, as well as a commentary textarea for the commentary portion.

The single-entry page for News Commentary displays a list (the commentary__content matrix). Each list item should display the related News entry's news__body and news__credits fields (with images in position), with the commentary following.

I've got much of it working, but seem unable to get output from the News Commentary -> related News entry -> news__images or news__credits field. I get the news__body content with {image_1} shortcodes showing in the text, followed by the commentary content - no news__credits or replaced image shortcodes.

Following is my (simplified) template. It contains both the {exp:stash:set_list} and {exp:stash:get_list} loops.

Stash set_list:

{exp:stash:set_list name="news-commentary" parse_tags="yes"}
    {exp:channel:entries channel="news-commentary" require_entry="yes"}
        {stash:commentary__title}{title}{/stash:commentary__title}
        {stash:news-commentary__entry_id}{entry_id}{/stash:news-commentary__entry_id}
        {exp:stash:set_list:commentary__content name="commentary__content" context="entry_{entry_id}"     parse_tags="yes"}
            {commentary__content} {!-- Matrix --}
                {stash:row_count}{row_count}{/stash:row_count}
                {related-news-article var_prefix="related_article"} {!-- Playa --}

                    {stash:news__title}{related_article:title}{/stash:news__title}
                    {stash:news__entry_id}{related_article:entry_id}{/stash:news__entry_id}

                    {related_article:news__images var_prefix="image_matrix"} {!-- Matrix --}
                        {exp:stash:set name="image_{image_matrix:row_count}" type="snippet"}
                            <img src="{image_matrix:file}">
                        {/exp:stash:set}
                    {/related_article:news__images} {!-- END Matrix --}

                    {!-- Parse to replace image shortcodes with images - theoretically --}
                    {exp:stash:parse parse_vars="yes" process="end"}
                        {stash:news__body}{related_article:news__body}{/stash:news__body}
                    {/exp:stash:parse}

                    {exp:stash:set_list:news__credits name="news__credits" context="entry_{entry_id}" parse_tags="yes"}
                        {related_article:news-credits var_prefix="credits_matrix"}
                            {stash:credits__text}{credits_matrix:text}{/stash:credits__text}
                            {stash:credits__url}{credits_matrix:url}{/stash:credits__url}
                        {/related_article:news-credits}
                    {/exp:stash:set_list:credits}

                {/related-news-article} {!-- END Playa --}
                {stash:commentary}{commentary}{/stash:commentary}
            {/commentary__content} {!-- END Matrix --}
        {/exp:stash:set_list:commentary__content}
    {/exp:channel:entries}
{/exp:stash:set_list}

Stash get_list:

{exp:stash:get_list name="news-commentary"}
    <h1>{commentary__title}</h1>
    <ol class="commentary-list">
    {exp:stash:get_list:commentary__content name="commentary__content" context="entry_{news-commentary__entry_id}"}
        <li>
            <h2>{news__title}</h2>
            {news__body}

            {exp:stash:get_list:news__credits name="news__credits" context="entry_{news__entry_id}"}
                    {stash:credits__text}
                    {stash:credits__url}
            {/exp:stash:set_list:credits}

            {if commentary}
                <h3>Commentary</h3>
                {commentary}
            {/if}
        </li>
    {/exp:stash:get_list:commentary__content}
    </ol>
{/exp:stash:get_list}

FYI, due to massive simplification and obfuscation of the actual template code, any typos you find may or may not be actual problems in the original template. ;)

1

Without digging too much into your code, I think the problem is you need to parse tags on the get_list not the set_list (or possibly both).

The news__body field will need to be parsed again by the template parser for the shortcodes to render as snippets are parsed really early.

So update

{exp:stash:get_list name="news-commentary"}...

To become:

{exp:stash:get_list name="news-commentary" parse_tags="yes"}

Hopefully that will get it working for you.

| improve this answer | |

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.