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  • ExpressionEngine 1.x


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Makes categories required for selected weblogs.

With this extension, there’s a setting for every weblog which specifies whether categories are required or not for posts in that weblog. If a user tries to post or edit a weblog entry which in a weblog being set to require a category association, an error is triggered and shown to the user at the begining of the plublish form.

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  1. sessions_start
  2. submit_new_entry_start
  3. show_full_control_panel_end
  4. weblog_standalone_insert_entry

This entry was created November 6, 2008, 6:50 pm.
This entry was last updated November 8, 2010, 3:06 am.

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4 Reviews:

North 10.12.10

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I use this with EE 1.x and it is great. I wanted to download it for EE 2.+ but the Download link takes me a to a page not found on Github. (not sure where to post broken link/misinformation about devotee details, pls delete if not appropriate here!)

Jérôme Coupé 08.24.10

Jérôme Coupé
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Very useful, part of our default install. +1 for a conversion to EE2

T. Payton 08.11.10

T. Payton
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Incredibly helpful as a gentle reminder to clients to add categories. I miss it greatly in EE 2.

Jim Pannell 08.21.09

Jim Pannell
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This is the perfect extension for clients that sometimes forget to categorise an entry and then wonder why it isn’t appearing on the front end.