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Create bullet point list based on master list in a collection using checkboxes

I’d like to populate various versions of a bullet list on a variety of pages on my site based on what is selected from a master list of topics in a collection - ideally by simply checking a checkbox next to the particular items in the master list the published page picks up what has been checked off.

Something like this:

The current method that I’m using is this:

but maybe there is some other way to easily add or subtract items from a published bullet list using checkboxes? It’s one thing if there are only 15 items to pick from but if there are 50 or 75, this can get quite cumbersome. It gets even worse since there is no way to alphabetize the items in the list. So finding an item on multiple pages in the format Webflow currently uses, is tedious, to put it mildly .

Can you give an example of how this is used to better show the behavior? I can’t quite understand what the issue is based on your current description.

If I have say, 50 automotive repair locations, each has provided services but not all are identical.

Master list for the company as a whole might be:

CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement
Axle Shaft Seal Replacement
Center Support Bearing Replacement
Clutch Cable Replacement
Clutch Fluid Replacement
Clutch Master Cylinder & Slave Cylinder Replacement
Clutch Safety Switch Replacement
Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement
Clutch Switch Replacement
Differential Gasket Replacement
Differential Output Seal Replacement
Flexible Clutch Hose Replacement
Shift Interlock Solenoid Replacement
Shift Selector Cable Replacement
Shifter Interlock Solenoid Replacement
Speed Sensor Replacement
Speedometer Cable Repair
Speedometer Cable and Housing Replacement
Transfer Case Fluid Replacement
Transmission Fluid Service
Transmission Oil Pressure Switch Replacement
Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement
Transmission Speed Sensor Replacement

Location One provides only these services pulled from the master list:

CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement
Center Support Bearing Replacement
Clutch Master Cylinder & Slave Cylinder Replacement
Clutch Safety Switch Replacement
Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement
Clutch Switch Replacement
Differential Gasket Replacement
Differential Output Seal Replacement
Shift Interlock Solenoid Replacement
Shifter Interlock Solenoid Replacement
Speed Sensor Replacement
Speedometer Cable and Housing Replacement
Transfer Case Fluid Replacement
Transmission Fluid Service
Transmission Position Sensor (Switch) Replacement
Transmission Speed Sensor Replacement

Location Two provides only these services pulled from the master list:

CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement
Center Support Bearing Replacement
Clutch Cable Replacement
Clutch Safety Switch Replacement
Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement
Clutch Switch Replacement
Shift Selector Cable Replacement
Shifter Interlock Solenoid Replacement
Speed Sensor Replacement
Speedometer Cable Repair
Speedometer Cable and Housing Replacement
Transfer Case Fluid Replacement
Transmission Fluid Service
Transmission Oil Pressure Switch Replacement

Location Three provides only these services pulled from the master list:

Center Support Bearing Replacement
Clutch Cable Replacement
Clutch Fluid Replacement
Clutch Master Cylinder & Slave Cylinder Replacement
Clutch Safety Switch Replacement
Clutch Slave Cylinder Replacement
Clutch Switch Replacement
Flexible Clutch Hose Replacement
Shift Interlock Solenoid Replacement
Shift Selector Cable Replacement
Shifter Interlock Solenoid Replacement
Speed Sensor Replacement
Speedometer Cable Repair
Speedometer Cable and Housing Replacement
Transfer Case Fluid Replacement

Location Four provides only these services pulled from the master list:

CV Axle / Shaft Assembly Replacement
Speed Sensor Replacement
Speedometer Cable Repair
Speedometer Cable and Housing Replacement

And so on for all 50 locations.

Now imagine that the aggregated list provided by the company is over 100 different services.

What one would want to do in Webflow is to simply have the master list with checkboxes rather than adding those services from a pick list only to later have to comb through the selected services to remove one,

I trust this makes better sense.

So users should be able to filter out which location they are looking at based on what they select in a check box?

Say I am visiting your site and I am looking for a car service location. I should be able to check off three or four services, and only see locations that provide those services?

Hi, good question. As I mentioned in the original post, it is I, as the editor, who need to populate individual web pages with items from a master list. The page visitor is not involved with the process.

So looking at my second post, the company offers a wide variety of services but not all locations offer all these services.

Think of a bank that has a full service branch and then branches in Walmart. The bank wants to show which services each of its locations has and their webmaster can populate the various branch locations with services associated with the branch from a master list of services.

I understand what you are saying now. You are asking if there is a better way to tag content in the back end CMS, as assigning categories is tedious at scale.

To my knowledge, which is limited, there doesn’t seem to be a way to do that currently. I can’t say for certain, but it looks like the only way to do what you are saying is to assign categories as you are already doing.

In theory, you could use switches, but you are limited to 30 custom fields for a collection. Sorry I don’t have a better answer for you!

Switches could work but for the 30 field limitation.