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CategoryCount

The number of published entries for the category in context.

Attributes

Count Attributes

singular

Allows special formatting for when the number of published objects is equal to 1.

<mt:CategoryCount singular="1 category">

plural

Allows special formatting for when the number of published objects is greater than 1. # is automatically replaced with the number of objects.

<mt:CategoryCount plural="# categories">

none

Allows special formatting for when the number of published objects is 0 (zero).

<mt:CategoryCount none="No categories">

or

<mt:CategoryCount none="None">

Example

A simple example using the count attributes:

This returns

"1 category" or "9 categories" or "No category".

List categories containing entries with a count:

<ul>
<mt:Categories>
    <li>
        <a href="<mt:ArchiveLink type="Category">">
            <mt:CategoryLabel></a> (<mt:CategoryCount>)
    </li>
</mt:Categories>
</ul>

List categories named “Bug Fixes” along with the number of published articles:

<mt:Categories>
    <mt:If tag="CategoryLabel" eq="Bug Fixes">
        <mt:CategoryLabel> has
            <mt:CategoryCount singular="1 article"
                plural="# articles" none="No articles">.
    </mt:If>
</mt:Categories>
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1 Comment

Dave Aiello

Dave Aiello on June 18, 2010, 1:01 p.m. Reply

The technique that Gautam suggested works. I added the attributes to the documentation and provided an additional example.

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