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When articles of specific categories are displayed return module

When articles of specific categories are displayed return module

Hi,

I'm working on a site in J 3.3 and am trying to use the free Metamod module. To achieve what I described in the subject, I added the following PHP:

if ( $content_genius->check("pagetype = article")
    and $content_genius->check("category_id = 8,9,13") ) return 128;

Unfortunately the menu is not displayed...

Any suggestions?

Best regards,
Paul

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Re: When articles of specific categories are displayed return module

Hi,

basic checklist for you:

1 - MetaMod must be published and set to a valid module position
2 - try turning on debug mode in the MetaMod and ensure that you get some output on the page (just to show that it's assigned correctly)
3 - try using the following PHP in the MetaMod just to display some info about what type of page it's on:

echo "Pagetype: " . $content_genius->info("pagetype") . " -- cat id: " . $content_genius->info("category_id");

are you getting any info from the MetaMod when you have that on?

Stephen Brandon
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Re: When articles of specific categories are displayed return module

Also you could try this to ensure that the menu is shown when metamod imports it, though without the logic:

return 128;

(without all the other code; just use that)

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