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I know you can easily load a random entry from a channel, but I wanted to know if the functionality exists in EE to randomly embed and load a template from a group?

Thanks in advance for any guidance on this.

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  • can you explain why you want to do this?? – Ahmad Saad Mar 17 '14 at 18:31
  • I want part of a homepage to randomly rotate promos on load. I know other ways to accomplish this, but it made me think of the question. – jsuissa Mar 17 '14 at 18:43
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a quick thought come to my mind is to create templates with the same name and change the prefix number for e.g: test_1,test_2,test_3......,test_100

then use this plugin to generate the random number:

http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/random-between

{embed='test_{exp:ga_randombetween start="0" stop="100"}'}

Regard's.

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  • Good suggestion -- I'm assuming this also means it's can't be done native in EE. – jsuissa Mar 17 '14 at 22:14

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