Questions tagged [categories]

For questions related to creating and managing ExpressionEngine categories which are using with the ExpressionEngine Channel Module.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
1
vote
1answer
46 views

Can you have a relationship with a *category* instead of a 'channel' in channel fields?

I want to setup a 'Pages' channel in such a way where I can include a loop from a different channel (in this case 'Listings') only showing entries for a particular category. I'm using Structure to ...
1
vote
3answers
123 views

Conditionals within Categories

I'm attempting to get a conditional statement working within category id parameters. Ideally, I need the title of certain entries to link to details pages but ONLY if they are in category_id 38. Then,...
1
vote
2answers
78 views

Using FreeMember to record interests (categories) to a member profile

I have a FreeMember based registration form where I want to record a users areas of interest at time of registration and also provide a mechanism to edit those interests after registration through a ...
2
votes
1answer
425 views

Low Search and category keywords

Although I've used Low Search in the past, I now have a need to include category keywords in the results. In the past I've used the standard category dropdown approach to refine (filter) the results ...
0
votes
1answer
145 views

Unable to Edit Categories via Channel Entry

I'm unable to Edit Categories under the Categories tab of a Channel Entry view. When I click on Edit Categories nothing happens. Looking at Console this is the error it produces: Uncaught TypeError: ...
0
votes
1answer
122 views

using GWCode Categories, trying to exclude a category group and only show cats assigned to entry_id

I'm using the tag below to display the categories of an entry using the entry_id. I'm using those categories to generate a form. I want to exclude specific category groups as they aren't needed in the ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

Extracting category ID of an entry and then using it to display more entries

I'm wondering what the best way to do this may be. I probably haven't worded the question in the best way so I'll explain. Basically, I have an entry on page which is assigned to a category. On the ...
0
votes
2answers
949 views

Expression Engine Categories - Only super admin can change category on edit entry screen

I want to be able to give content members on my site the ability to choose which category an article should be listed within but at the minute only the super admin has this ability. I've looked ...
2
votes
1answer
63 views

Display categories belonging to Expresso Store entries

It's easy to display categories in ExpressionEngine where entries are assigned using: {exp:channel:categories channel="products|book_library" category_group="13" style="linear" parent_only="yes" ...
0
votes
2answers
301 views

Adding Category in URL link

How do I include the category name in the URL and have that link work? I have a blog channel with a category called 'news'. I need the url to be - www.mysite/news/blog-post-heading. I currently am ...
0
votes
0answers
24 views

grouping by area

I have a channel called 'news' and have a dropdown box of the areas they relate to. What I would like to do is search the channel and find how many have been tagged by that type. I have my '...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Linking a category in one channel to an entry ID in another

I've got a music site where I am displaying a list of recordings in a "recordings" channel on one page with some info about each one; I'm not using a single-entry page for these. For each recording, I'...
0
votes
2answers
142 views

Show categories associated with a list of channel entries

I'm wanting to filter a list of product entries with Ajax and I am wanting to create a dropdown list of all categories associated with the current list of entries. eg. I have 100 products that have a ...
1
vote
3answers
105 views

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 {...
0
votes
1answer
71 views

listing entries on lowest category level only

I'm using a classic /products/category/subcategory/ url structure. On parent category pages I'm displaying a list of subcategories. However, for categories without children I'd like to show entries ...
0
votes
2answers
84 views

custom class example to get nested category in expression engine

how to get expression engine categories with different tag like child category and parent category using custom class in php. like {parent category} - should show all parent. {child category} - ...
4
votes
2answers
901 views

{no_results} doesn't work if channel:entries uses category=“” as parameter

I have a very strange issue. When using the first EE channel:entries code my no_results tag works, but when using the exact same channel:entries tag together with the category="" parameter the ...
0
votes
2answers
98 views

Only show categories if entries exist in that category AND in another separate category

I need to create a megamenu for a site which links to a bunch of category pages. So I have megamenus for Product Type A & B which are also categories. Under Product Type A there are headings for ...
0
votes
1answer
155 views

Categories with both 'and' & 'or' [duplicate]

I am hoping to use the channel entries tag to filter categories from 2 category groups- one category group is using the 'or' separator (|), and one cat group is using the 'and' separator (&). See ...
1
vote
1answer
90 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
334 views

how to get parent URLs belonging to it's child categories?

i wants to get parent url of child categories like this Example: PRODUCTS & SERVICES > ENTERTAINMENT > SURPRISE PROMO. PRODUCTS & SERVICES is my parent category, and ENTERTAINMENT is ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

Category as field value?

Is it possible to populate an entry field with categories? When publishing a Structure page, I'd like to be able to select what category of products to display.
1
vote
0answers
63 views

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:...
0
votes
1answer
86 views

Categories of a category_group won’t show

I have a strange thing in EE 2.8.1. I want to show a list of all categories in category_group=“1” but nothing won’t show up. I have 3 category groups ID 1 - with 105 categories, top & sub level,...
0
votes
2answers
181 views

Show Parent & Sibling Categories

My category group looks like this: car seats strollers travel systems gear walkers swings nursery When I'm on the URL /products/category/gear, I want to display: gear (here) walkers swings ...
2
votes
2answers
397 views

Grouping Related Entries by Category

I'm trying to set up a template that will group related entries by category, and display the category name and description for the first entry of each category set. For example, this page will ...
1
vote
1answer
111 views

filter related entries by category

EE2.7.2 I have a native relationship field 'related_products' pulling in multiple entries from a products channel. Most products are in 2 top level categories - group_id 1 and group_id 2. I want to ...
1
vote
1answer
208 views

Stash category ID and entries

I have tried to use Cat2 addon to retrieve category ID based on a category group. Later I want to use stashed category ID to retrieve entries form a channel based on a selected category. Code looks ...
0
votes
2answers
393 views

Category group and category ID from that group using Low Seg2Cat

I have code which looks like {exp:channel:entries channel="collection" category_group="5" category="{segment_2_category_id}" url_title="{segment_3}" status="open"} I expect to retrive an entry from ...
0
votes
1answer
250 views

Is there something like Low Reorder just for Categories?

I'm in the process of taking things out of our codebase and into content where they belong, things like navigation and listings of categories. I really enjoy the features offered up by the Low Reorder ...
0
votes
1answer
203 views

Playa // Entries // Category Archive?

So I have several Channel Data that I'm pulling into a Product page: Accessories, Options, Features, etc... For Accessories I have all of the associated products pulled in, but now I want to pull in ...
1
vote
1answer
252 views

GWCode Categories and Stash set/get_list

I'm working on a template that outputs large tables of stockists. At the moment they're quite slow so I've reworked it a bit to use Stash set & get_list but they're still quite slow. For ...
0
votes
1answer
616 views

category id with if:else statement

Basically im looking to show alternate images depending on the category id. Below I have shown my code, which doesnt work, but I would appreciate any information that any one could give me please! ...
1
vote
1answer
149 views

Member of the group and managing categories

I have create new members group (EE 2.7.3) and have enabled there Can edit and add new categories Can delete categories but when member of that group is trying to add/edit category it says You are ...
0
votes
0answers
100 views

Filter Channel Entries by status and “NOT” category

Trying to run a channel entries loop where I filter on both status value and the fact that the category is NOT a specific category. {exp:channel:entries channel="products" status="open|Unavailable ...
1
vote
2answers
691 views

exp:channel:categories not displaying all categories in a group

So I have a channel (dog) with multiple category groups assigned to it. I'm trying to build a navigation and have the following code for the DOG dropdown list: {exp:channel:categories channel="dog" ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Entries list without know ID of Category - want to usw category_url_title

In my URL I have the category (segment_2). And now I want a list with all entries from this category. If I use category="8" its fine, but in my URL isn't a ID... it's the {category_url_title}. {...
1
vote
2answers
56 views

Can Super Search search categories in a matrix fieldtype?

Let me start out by saying that I am using Super Search 2.1.3 and on EE version 2.7.3. Here is my problem. I have a channel for each product I'm selling. Each product has a Matrix field that can have ...
0
votes
1answer
161 views

Using categories tag pair with related categories mode

I'm having issues trying to display a category name when using the related categories option. Two snippets below: {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" limit="4" related_categories_mode="yes" ...
0
votes
2answers
400 views

Outputting categories as checkboxes - exp:channel:form / safecracker

I want to output category groups as checkboxes, I've got them outputting correctly however when they are selected and the form is submitted they aren't actually being assigned to the chosen categories ...
0
votes
2answers
183 views

Displaying entries based on selected category

I am sure this is possible but not sure how to do this.. My site contains three 'Product' channels: HAIR, NAILS, BEAUTY. There is also three category groups, HAIR, NAILS, BEAUTY. (Each group relates ...
0
votes
2answers
210 views

Outputting specific categories with exp:channel:form

I want my users to be able to post articles so I'm using channel:form to accomplish this, everything's working great but I can't work out how to output categories as checkboxes, I have two category ...
0
votes
2answers
65 views

Can I use “contains” logic in categories?

Is there a way to say "If this entry contains category 5" rather than "If this entry's category is category 5"? Consider this: {categories} {if category_id="5"} Do something {/if} {/categories} I ...
0
votes
3answers
60 views

Category Question

Got a bit of a tricky situation, I need to get some categories, that have a product assigned to itself and another category. Sort of like sub-categories would work but this other category can't be ...
0
votes
1answer
93 views

Avoid duplicate entries tagged with multiple categories

Let's say I have entries tagged with multiples categories, for example category_id="1" and category_id="2". Then when I do: {exp:channel:entries channel="news" category="1" orderby="date" status="...
0
votes
2answers
206 views

Remove category URL last segment

I am using the code below to display a list of items all with the same category, which works. However the URL os not want I would like displayed. The URL shows as http://vintageceramics.co/store/...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Category Filter for Google Map Search

I currently working on a small project which utilises Google Maps by Objective HTML. The scenario is a page with a search form. The search form contains a postcode field, a distance field, and a ...
3
votes
2answers
442 views

Faceted search with categories using Low Search

So I am trying to set up a faceted search which is based on categories - but EE's default category parameters aren't clever enough for me with just the & or | separators, so I was wondering if I ...
0
votes
1answer
300 views

how to put a category condition with exp:query?

{exp:query sql="my query"} {/exp:query}. This works fine.But I want to give a category condition to it.When I do it,it does not flter the data accordingly. for example: {exp:entrie:channel ...
1
vote
1answer
331 views

display parent and children categories in a channel entry

I can't seem to find a way to display the parent and then the child category in a entry: {exp:channel:entries channel="products" limit="6" } <a href="{site_url}Products/detail/{categories}{...

1
3 4
5
6 7
11