Dates as Views Contextual Filters

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    In this chapter we are going to use dates as views arguments,
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    also known as contextual filters.
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    The filter will be used to limit the content displayed
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    to the correct time period as specified.
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    Using a pager in conjunction with a contextual filter is an alternative to exposed filters.
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    And here is an example of what we'll be building.
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    On the left column we have a block with some navigation up here.
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    And as we click throughout the months, you can see that it's only displaying content
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    where the date value in that content field that we have is in that month.
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    We can click through. The entire page is not reloading as we're clicking through this.
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Dates as Views Contextual Filters

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In this chapter we will walk through using dates as contextual filters, also known as arguments in Drupal-speak. We will create a block which shows us content per month, based on pur date field, and allow users to page through the months.

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