Browse by Host (Author)

This Option Lets you filter Events by Host

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Prerequisites

  • You have installed the Events Module
  • You have installed the Authors Module
  • You have added at least one Author as an Event Host

Introduction

This article explains:

  • How to include the Browse by Host (Author) Option when including a Blog List
  • Default Layout Examples
  • How to give feedback to the User about their results e.g. in the screenshot "Events hosted by Regina Alexander"

Add "use_adv_search" parameter to include for Event List View

The "use_adv_search" parameter is needed to allow filtering from the URL to apply to your Event Items, this can be added to the include for Event List like so:

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To Include this Option

Include the following liquid to dynamically get a list of available Event Hosts for the User to select.

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The author_field will be module_field_12_4 if you are using Siteglide's Authors Module. The layouts are structured in the same way as Category Layouts in the previous section.

Default Layout Examples with Explanation

wrapper.liquid

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item.liquid

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To filter the Blog List View, you need a link to the Blog List View slug, followed by "?module_field_12_4={{this.id}}". Siteglide will be able to read the URL and filter the list.

User Feedback - Displaying the currently applied filter

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To make it easier to give feedback to the User, you can optionally include the Host's name in the URL:

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On the List view, you can then include the following liquid to read the URL and decode the Author name you are currently filtering by:

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