Lonely Cat

Developer

Wouter Vervloet - Baseworks

3rd Party (Free)

46 downloads (last 90 days)

Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike Download v1.2

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2

Compatibility

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Requirements

  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)

Fieldtype

Tags

A category dropdown that will only allow you to select 1 category. You are also able to output basic category data straight from the field tag wihtout the use of the {categories} loop.

Info

Developed by Wouter Vervloet, http://www.baseworks.nl/

Installation

Drop the entire lonely_cat folder in the third_party folder:

/system/expressionengine/third_party/lonely_cat/

Usage

Just like any other fieldtype except that Lonely Cat doesn’t have any settings. It will show the categories that are assigned to that particular channel. Nothing more, nothing less…

Default value for the field is the channel’s default category (if set).

As of Lonely Cat v 1.0 you can also output basic category information without using the {categories} tag.

    The following options are available:
    
    {field_name} => Category id
    {field_name:category_id} => Category id
    {field_name:category_name} => Category name
    {field_name:category_group} => Category group id
    {field_name:category_parent} => Category parent id
    {field_name:category_url_title} => Category URL title
    {field_name:category_description} => Category description
    {field_name:category_image} => Category image

Changelog

[2011-05-10] v 0.9 => Initial release
[2011-05-10] v 0.9.1 => Default field value is now the channel’s default category.

Default value for the field is the channel’s default category (if set).

Download Lonely Cat

EE Support Downloads Add-On Version Release Date
Not Specified Download 1.2 May 19, 2011

Lonely Cat Links

This entry was created May 10, 2011, 10:32 am.
This entry was last updated June 10, 2011, 8:51 pm.

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1 Review:

Kelvin Ludbrook 05.10.11

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Works as advertised. Would be nice if honoured the “default” category admin setting.