Conflux Group, Inc. - Jeremy Gimbel

3rd Party (Commercial)
Current Version: 1.5
Minimum EE Version: 3.0.0
Release Date: Apr 26, 2016

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EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2
  • ExpressionEngine 3
  • ExpressionEngine 4


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  • Updater
  • Multi Site Manager
  • Stand Alone Entry Form
  • Low Variables
  • Content Elements
  • Better Workflow
  • Matrix
  • Grid
  • Webservice
  • Publisher


  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)

Extension, Module


With a couple of simple tags, PaternitEE allows you to easily replace native ExpressionEngine categories and category groups with relationships (or Playa in EE2) fields.

Imagine a world where you don’t need ExpressionEngine’s native categories anymore.

Yes, really.

Native categories suck, and many ExpressionEngine developers are turning to alternative solutions such as using relationships field.

Finding the entries related to a category using this method is fairly simple. But relationships are messy, and when it comes to multiple relationships fields linking multiple parents and children, you might end up on Maury Povich awaiting the results of a paternity test.

Enter PaternitEE. With a couple simple template tags that work just like exp:channel:entries, or a set of GET variables, you can filter and find the parent entries of your relationship children and work with them in the same way you would any other entries in ExpressionEngine.

PaternitEE is the missing link for using relationships fields instead of native categories.

PaternitEE Links

Hooks Used

If the add-on is an extension, and ties into ExpressionEngine's core files, it will use ExpressionEngine hooks. We are listing any hooks the add-on uses for developers to have an easier time locating other add-ons that they can reference for their own work.

  1. channel_entries_query_result

This entry was created April 28, 2014, 8:27 am.
This entry was last updated November 7, 2017, 11:19 am.

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1 Review:

stefanos 11.01.17

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We may need to use categories, but in cases we need many categories hierarchy, this may complicate the task.

So is very powerful, because it greatly simplifies, replacing Categories with Relationship.

No need of paternity test, when the Categories hierarchy contains a lot of sub child items.