Has this feature been deprecated? @callmevlad
@thewonglv Did you get conditional visibility to actually work in that case before today?
We're looking through the code, and it looks like there was a bug that allowed the item reference field to show up in that dropdown, but the actual functionality never worked - so we recently removed it from the dropdown since choosing it was always a no-op anyway.
But please let me know if you ever had it actually work for you, which should not have been the case :\
@callmevlad Yeah, it works as far as I can tell (of course, my use case is a bit strange)
It's pretty wonky but looked something like this:
(1) In order to create my intended directory structure I used static pages for my locations (instead of a collection)
i.e. instead of a dynamic template called
/locations/las-vegas-nevada I used a static page called
(2) I then made a dynamic template called
/las-vegas-nevada where items are named after specific keyword pairs e.g.
This allowed me to create a directory structure that worked well with my seo goals.
(3) I then expanded this strategy to include more keywords. i.e. adding a reference to my collection titled "Manufacturers" allowed me to display manufacturer specific data too. e.g. i could now make items like
(4) The challenge came here: in order for me to display
car type data for some items and
manufacturer data for other items i used conditional visibility.
i.e. since i was using referenced data from separate collections (car type and manufacturer) i ended up binding two sets of data for things like the H2 tag (sub heading)
Example of conditional visibility working to hide a manufacturer logo when the item is specific to a car type:
Compare the markup and content in this page: https://www.royaltyexoticcars.com/las-vegas-nevada/supercar-rentals
with this page: https://www.royaltyexoticcars.com/las-vegas-nevada/lamborghini-rentals
As I said, the implementation of this is a bit wonky, but it allowed me to build 40+ landing pages that appear to be climbing in rank rather quickly (for really competitive keywords)
Example of the keyword
sports car rental climbing from SERP ranking of #100 to #1 in <30 days:
so... if you would pretty please bring this feature back i would be so grateful lol otherwise my landing page strategy will need to change a bit and double work = sad day for me (and possibly others)
UPDATE: I've since implemented a workaround for this issue so the links above will not be very helpful. (The ability to share snapshots would be awesome. I don't remember if that is a feature or not - is that possible at this time?)
Snapshots! And single pages. And single pages snapshots!
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