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[Resolved] searching on post title of parent

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Problem: I would like to specify a default option in the select field for my post relationship filter.

Solution: The wpv-control-post-ancestor shortcode accepts a default_label attribute, where you can specify the text for the default option:

[wpv-control-post-relationship ancestors="abonnement" url_param="wpv-relationship-filter"]
<div class="form-group">
<label>[wpml-string context="wpv-views"]Abonnementen[/wpml-string]</label>
[wpv-control-post-ancestor type="select" default_label="--- select one ---" ancestor_type="abonnement"]
</div>
[/wpv-control-post-relationship]

Relevant Documentation: https://toolset.com/documentation/user-guides/views-shortcodes/#wpv-control-post-ancestor

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Last updated by JosV9233 6 years, 3 months ago.

Assisted by: Christian Cox.

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#619444
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Hello supporter,

In the custom search form I want to be able to search on the post title of a parent. I achieved that, but one thing is wrong. I want to start the form with no selection. As it is now it opens with the first post title and there is no '--- select one ---' option.

The search form code:
[code}
[wpv-control-post-relationship ancestors="abonnement" url_param="wpv-relationship-filter"]
<div class="form-group">
<label>[wpml-string context="wpv-views"]Abonnementen[/wpml-string]</label>
[wpv-control-post-ancestor type="select" ancestor_type="abonnement"]
</div>
[/wpv-control-post-relationship]
[/code]

How the search form looks you can see in the attached image.
toolset21: 'select one' option replaced with understandable text
toolset22: opens with a selection and no possibility to leave it blank

Please advise.

Jos

#619542

Hi, the wpv-control-post-ancestor shortcode accepts a default_label attribute, where you can specify the text for the default option:

[wpv-control-post-relationship ancestors="abonnement" url_param="wpv-relationship-filter"]
<div class="form-group">
<label>[wpml-string context="wpv-views"]Abonnementen[/wpml-string]</label>
[wpv-control-post-ancestor type="select" default_label="--- select one ---" ancestor_type="abonnement"]
</div>
[/wpv-control-post-relationship]
#619609

Thanks a lot Christian!

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