Overview


By default, users can search for members by category, but they can only search within one category or subcategory at a time.


The Dynamic Category Filtering add-on allows users to search within multiple categories at once. This is ideal for websites that only have one main category with multiple sub-categories.


How To Get This Add-On
  1. Websites with the VIP Add-Ons Club automatically have this add-on available: Join The VIP Add-Ons Club
  2. Purchase Individually: Dynamic Category Filtering


Enabling the Add-On


Go to Toolbox » Sidebar Manager:


In the Sidebar Manager select which sidebar to add the dynamic category filtering to, in this example we will proceed with the "Member Search Result" sidebar as this is the recommended sidebar to use for this add-on:




Search the following keywords: "Dynamic Category"





Then click and drag over the widget add-on that will work best for the website:




Or select this widget inside the Post Settings for the "Listings":




Inside the Listing settings, click on the Search Results Design tab:




Inside the dropdown select from any of the 4 Dynamic Category search module widgets:




Dynamic Category Filtering on the Site



1) Bootstrap Theme - Dynamic Category Filter - Top Level Category


A checkbox will appear next to the Top Category:



2) Bootstrap Theme - Dynamic Category Filter - Top + Sub Level Category


The Top Category (+) will need to be expanded -


The checkbox will appear next to the Sub Category:




3) Bootstrap Theme - Dynamic Category Filter - Top + Sub + Sub-Sub Level Category


The Top Category (-) and the Sub Category (+) will need to be expanded -


The checkbox will appear next to the Sub-sub Category:




4) Bootstrap Theme - Dynamic Category Filter - Sub + Sub-sub Level Category


The Sub Category (+) will need to be expanded -


The checkbox will appear next to the Sub-sub Category:



** This sidebar widget is recommend for sites that have the following workaround: Workaround: Members Selecting Multiple Top Level Categories **



Additional Information:

» Sidebar Manager Folder


For any additional questions, submit a ticket HERE