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Using variables (3 posts)

  1. armstrong1118
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    I am working on a portfolio website that has projects listed under multiple categories. I want to try and set up the sidebar navigation to reflect projects that relate to the category the user was looking at. for example: if a user goes services > web > project 1, I want to set up the sidebar to have all of the web projects listed.

    But since project 1 can also be classified as a print piece, if they go services > print > project 1, I would like the sidebar to show all of the print pieces.

    I am currently working with a dynamic sidebar to try and work these things out.

    My question is, ultimately I would like to pass a variable from lets say the web section to the project 1 post then to the sidebar to tell it which posts to list.

    Anyone know if or how its done?

  2. Adam Brown
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    Not sure what you mean. Can't you just tack a get variable onto the URL?

  3. deanhatescoffee
    Member
    Posted 6 years ago #

    You should look into conditional tags. Here's an article I wrote about 'em - they should do the trick. Basically, with conditional tags, you can display certain things on certain pages which sounds like what you're trying to do.

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