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1 month 2 weeks ago #179991 by Nathan
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Hi there,

I've noticed that there's no option for displaying Extra Fields on the Author pages (user.php) like there is for the Tag pages.

Is there some code I can add to that file so that I can display individual extra fields on their items?

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Nathan

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1 month 1 week ago #180002 by Fotis
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The foreach loop from tag.php should work if I recall correctly: github.com/getk2/k2/blob/master/components/com_k2/templates/default/tag.php#L90

The settings for all item lists will be streamlined on the next major update of K2, e.g. if there's an option to toggle tag display on/off in the tags, then it's gonna be added in the author blogs (user pages) too.

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1 month 1 week ago #180008 by Nathan
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Hi Fotis,

I've tried copying the foreach loop in to the Item are but it just generates the empty UL tags wrapped around it.

I found this other post from a while ago that suggests the extra fields may not be available in this file by default - www.joomlaworks.net/forum/k2-en/41072-how-to-access-extra-fields-in-author-view#143072

I've added that code and will print the array of extra fields listed by their field id, but that's not exactly what I was after.

I'm trying to build a more complex layout using some queries on my extra fields such as:
<?php if(isset($item->extraFields->productionCompany->value)): ?>
                    <div class="abr-home-production-company"><?php echo $item->extraFields->productionCompany->value; ?></div>
                <?php endif; ?>

Is that possible or will I have to query the fields by ID?

Thanks

Nathan

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