Elements

ZOOfilter auto categories elements into six groups, when an element is assigned to a form it will present options specific to it group.

Groups

Category

  • Default: Will render a Dropdown form field.
  • Checkbox: Will render a Checkbox form field.
  • Radio: Will render a Radio form field.
  • Ajax: Is used for search in categories hierarchy. Will render a Dropdown form with parent categories list. When the category is selected, the second Dropdown form with sub-categories will be displayed.

Date

  • Default: Will render a date Input form field.
  • Range: Will render two date Inputs form fields for range searches.

Input

  • Default: Will render a text Input form field.
  • Range: Will render two text Inputs form fields for range searches.

Option

  • Default: Will render a Dropdown form field.
  • Checkbox: Will render a Checkbox form field.
  • Radio: Will render a Radio form field.

Rating

  • Select: Will render a Dropdown form field.
  • Checkbox: Will render a Checkbox form field.
  • Radio: Will render a Radio form field.
  • Range: Will render two text Inputs form fields for range searches.

Tag

  • Select: Will render a Dropdown form field.
  • Checkbox: Will render a Checkbox form field.
  • Radio: Will render a Radio form field.

Custom Elements

In order for ZOOfilter to recognize a custom element it must be searchable and manually grouped:

  1. Open the custom element XML file and localize the <element> tag.
  2. Add a zfgroup attribute with the appropriate group.
<element zfgroup="input">`
  ...
</element>

Incompatible elements

The following elements are not compatible with ZOOfilter

Access, Item Link, State, Author, Edit, Frontpage Enabled, Previous/Next Link, Comments Link, Hits, Print, Searchable, ZOOcart Variations, ZOOcart Measures Pro, ZOOcart AddToCart, RelatedItems/Pro, RelatedCategories/Pro, Media/Pro, Link/Pro, Image/Pro, GoogleMaps/Pro, Download/Pro, Gallery, E-mail.

TIP

The Category element can be used instead of RelatedCategories/Pro.