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Using Pagination with Categories

Is there a way to paginate a list of categories? For example, I have 9 categories and would like to display 3 categories with their description on each page. It seems like it should be as easy as the ...
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How to achieve without nested channel:entries tags

I'm hoping someone can suggest an elegant solution to this. I sometimes need to have the result that a channel:entries loop inside a channel:categories loop can provide. A simple example would be: &...
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Category Archive Page

EE 2.7.2 Build20131008 I am fairly new to expression engine and having a little bit of trouble getting this to work out the way I need it. I am trying to create a category archive page. Here is the ...
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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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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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List of distinct categories assigned to entry

I need a NON-duplicated list of distinct Category Names assigned to a range of entries. -- Show non-duplicated list of (CAT GROUP 2) for Entries -- Summary: - Products are assigned to TWO ...
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Filter entries by more than one categories

I have lot of entries with many category groups. The template first show all entries, after by selecting a category the url became like this http://local.site.ext/all/category/category_name How can ...
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Filtering by categories

I am trying to do a category filter using segments. I will try to break it down as best as possible! Hopefully someone can assist me. EE Versions: v2.9.2, Low Seg2Cat: v2.8.1 I am using 2 category ...
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Solspace - Primary Category: Usage in Channel:Entries

Firstly we have checked the primary category settings and have checked the entry has a primary cat. When we use the primary category tag pair within and entries loop it doesnt work, just spitting all ...
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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 a {...
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Import to NavEE?

I've got an existing site nav with well over 100 navigation elements in it (don't ask) as EE categories. Does anyone knows of a way to import a navigation hierarchy into NavEE, either directly from a ...
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Help embedding categories into Switchee value field

I’m trying to embed categories into a Switchee value field but can’t get it to work. Can you help? To try to deal with the parsing order problem, I call the Switchee embed from my site/index template:...
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Solspace: Calendar Month by Category

The exp:calendar:cal tag appears to completely ignore both category parameters: {exp:calendar:cal category_url_title="{segment_4}" date_range_start="year-month-01" date_range_end="year-month-last"} ...
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Link to categorised listing entries using Structure

I am designing a site just now that has a 'reviews' section and in that section each review can be categorised, e.g. 'Album Review', 'Live Review', 'Press Review' etc. The url structure I have is: ...
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File Category or Assets Folders for File Listings?

I'm using Assets and need to output a 'Resources' section listing various types of PDF's - Brochures, Technical Data, Operating Manuals with a 'category' nav to filter them. I initially set them up ...
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Categories Tag inside of Channel Entries Tag understanding problem

I use this code to list and filter my 3000 blog entries by category. {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" limit="200" disable="member_data|pagination|category_fields" category="1&2" dynamic="no" parse=...
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Template + Channel + Category structure

I need help figuring out how to organize the following. Within my main EE site, there will be a SECTION. Within that, multiple YEARS. Within each YEAR, multiple LOCATIONS. Within each LOCATION, ...
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How do i pull fields from a channel with a category_group tagged, but only the category tag that is checked

I've searched for solutions on how to display the selected category, to no avail. I need to display entries that has that category field selected within that channel This code just opens the channel ...
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Apply more than one category by default in channel settings

I know it isn't a configuration available in the control panel but I’m just wondering if there is a fairly simple alteration I could make in the code of my EE5 installation that would allow more than ...
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how to pull the child id from a segment

I have a single entry page that has a child category selected only (not the parent just the child selected) I have a Solspace Calendar event entry which has the same child category selected. Is ...
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Displaying entries from two channels from same category on single-entry page

I have a channel called "offices" with a limited number of entries. Every entry is assigned to a different category from a Category Group called "office-categories". For instance the first entry is ...
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Issue trying to remove entries on one page not displaying on another

I'm very new to EE so forgive my lack of actual knowledge of the correct terms for channels/entries etc. We have page entries (the coloured blocks of text)on our charity website which allows you to ...
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How can I pass the category ID of the current entry into the exp:calendar:cal tag?

I have an entry assigned to a specific category. I want events from exp:calendar:cal that share the same category to be displayed on the same page. When I hard code the category ID it works like a ...
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Output categories from a CatGroup, as 'group/list' of category related entries EEv2.9

New to EE overall but trying to output 'lists' of category specific entries within a specific category group. Essentially the logic I think I need is: 'for unique each category in categoryGroup output ...
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How to pull {category_url_title} from related content

Wondering how I can pull {category_url_title} back from a Matrix field {recipes-related} that uses PLAYA related entries for {left} and {right}. I have this but doesn't pull the Category URL Title ...
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How do I output the full URL for an entry, including the category paths?

I'm try to output an Entry URL like this, which includes the Category URL Titles: /products/category/sub-category/sub-sub-category/entry-url-title But I can't work out how to achieve this. Any ideas ...
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Are there any options for choosing and showing a Primary Category in EE3?

I am upgrading a site to EE3. I have a channel with 3 separate category groups, with 2-3 levels of categories in each group. Any particular entry could have 3-6 categories selected. For breadcrumbs ...
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what happens if you delete a category in EE?

What happens when I delete a category? We have created far too many categories, in a hierarchical list. I want to reduce it from 100 to 15 by deleting the sub-categories. Will the article then default ...
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Limit entry to just one category?

Is it possible to limit an entry to just one category in the EE3 CP? Seems that the only option is to have checkboxes so an entry can be signed to multiple categories. Is there no way to have it set ...
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Conditional with categories

So I'm trying to conditionally display an embed within an entry based on several parameters: channel_short_name and category. So I have a conditional that checks a few items and then if it matches has ...
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EE3 category select custom field

Is there an EE3 custom field out there somewhere that allows selecting one or more categories, like this EE2 addon by Wes Baker: https://devot-ee.com/add-ons/wb-category-select
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How to change default C2 - C3 base cateogry urls to their actual name

For the life of me, I don't understand why EE uses C's for category urls by default and not their actual names. I get the concept but it's not that SEO friendly. For instance, using normal channel ...
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Categories as dropdown

How can I make the categories a select box? Thanks
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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" category=...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...