Category Parents


Yuri Salimovskiy - IntoEEtive

3rd Party (Free)

592 downloads (last 90 days)

Download v1.1

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This plugin lets you fetch info about parents of given category (direct parent and root).

  category - category id to fetch parent (mandatory)
  exclude_self=“yes” - exclude the current category from output
  {exp:category_parents:parent category=”{category_id}”}
  {exp:category_parents:root category=”{category_id}”}

  {exp:category_parents:all_parents category=”{category_id}”}

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EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.1 Feb 25, 2013

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This entry was created April 4, 2011, 1:38 pm.
This entry was last updated December 13, 2015, 5:25 am.

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2 Reviews:

Matthew81 07.23.12

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This saved my bacon today. I don’t like doing more add-ons than necessary, but this one is solid and a really nice one to have.

KD 12.02.11

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This is really useful. I found that you need to end the tags like this: {/exp:category_parents:parent}