Support » Plugin: Pods - Custom Content Types and Fields » How to dig three levels deep with find()

  • Resolved cannect


    Hi all,

    I have the following Pods setup:

    • Customer
    • Order
    • Region

    Those are linked as follows:

    • Customer.region ->
    • Order.customer ->

    I have a bulk action where I can select multiple regions and then send the id’s of them to a specific custom page I code myself.

    Thus I am having those id’s. But I want the following:

    • Select the customers who are in the Region id’s
    • Select all customers who have currently orders
    • Select the adresses of those customers

    How to perform such a complex task? I read in the docs at the WHERE parameter the following:

    SQL WHERE to use, like “t.my_field = ‘test'” – This field also supports tableless traversal like “ = 3” with unlimited depth

    But how to accomplish this?


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  • Plugin Author Scott Kingsley Clark


    Do you have bidirectional relationship fields setup from Customer to Order?

    Is the address information on the Customer pod or another pod?

    Hi Scott,

    Thank you, no I have not setup bidirectional relationship between Customer and Order. Is that unnecessary to for a deep traversal with find()?

    Also, the address information is indeed on the customer Pod.

    Plugin Author Scott Kingsley Clark


    It sounds like you’re on the scope of the Customer pod, and to only pull customers who have an order, you’d have to have a bidirectional field to use.

    We’re working on allowing traversal on fields related to the pod itself, but that’s not yet ready.

    Thank you, I do twice a fetch on different pods and I am ready.


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