Swanify Category



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  • ExpressionEngine 2


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Swanify Category is a really simple FREE plugin that will return a category ID for a given category URL title.

This is a very simple plugin for ExpressionEngine 2.0 that allows you to get a category ID from a category URL, it’s so simple it’s FREE and will remain that way.

Example of use:

To get a category ID based on a URL segment:
{exp:swanify_category:get category_url=”{segment_2}”}

This plugin is really useful when working with Structure + Freebie to create dynamic category pages.

Swanify Category Links

This entry was created March 21, 2011, 11:25 am.
This entry was last updated March 21, 2011, 4:30 am.

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1 Review:

Adrienne Travis 06.30.11

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Really handy! However, the above link doesn’t work. Try: https://github.com/mattlanham/Swanify-Category