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[Resolved] wpv-conditional not working as expected for parent field value

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Views conditional statement using [wpv-conditional] shortcode not working.

User was using nested [wpv-conditional] shortcode. One of the [wpv-conditional] shortcode is not ended properly due to that [wpv-conditional] shortcode was not working as expected and displying wront output.

Key points to remember:
- Make sure you have write right field names
- Make sure you have properly ended nested [wpv-conditional] shortcodes
- You may try to follow View GUI to generate conditional statements

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Last updated by nedG 8 years, 1 month ago.

Assisted by: Minesh.


I am trying to evaluate a field of parent CPT. The parent CPT has a slug called "events". ANd the field I am trying to display is the "venue-address" field.

If I insert the following shortcode into my page...

[types field="venue-address" id="$events"][/types]

Then it displays the value of 1

This is correct and disaplys fine.

However, I cannot seem to get the following wpv-conditional to work....

[wpv-conditional if="('[types field="venue-address" id="$events"][/types]'='1')"]

This SHOULD be evaluated as TRUE.... ('1'='1')

I have tried it many different ways and I cannot get it to be evaluated properly. It used to work just fine and I am not sure what happened. I have spent hours on this.

Please help.



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Hello. Thank you for contacting the Toolset support.

Could you please try following code:

[wpv-conditional if="('[types field='venue-address' id='$events'][/types]' = '1')"]

condition is working - you are inside condition



Unfortunately that did not work either.

I am really baffled by this. It used to work just fine.



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I understand how frustrating this situation is. This might be related to new update.

Could you please tell me which view you are using?

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We have just release BIG update for all Toolset plugins.

*** Please make a FULL BACKUP of your database and website.***
Could you please try to update your Views plugin to latest version 2.0 as well as ALL Toolset plugins to it's latest official release version. You can download latest Toolset plugins from:

If your issue still persists - Please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.


I have done a complete update of all TOOLEST plugins. The problem still persists.



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I further debug your issue and I found that you have many nested [wpv-conditional] statement and one of them is not ended properly. I've made the correction and it seems working now.

Could you please check and confirm that this solution help you to resolve this issue.


OMG, I see what you mean. I am not sure when those were missed. I appreciate you taking the time and finding that issue. I should have been able to spot that.

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