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Rewriting Views Field Output

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    with Addison Berry
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    So our site's looking great,
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    and our view is looking really good at this point,
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    and we can search in it and things like that.
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    But we have one little problem that's kind of annoying,
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    and that is if you click on the product name,
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    the link takes you to amazon.com, and not
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    to the product node on our site.
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    That's a little bit weird.
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    But luckily, Views has an option that will let us handle this.

Rewriting Views Field Output

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We’re almost done! The only problem with our view now is that clicking the titles in the view links to Amazon.com instead of to our own website. Fortunately, Views provides a handy trick for just this sort of situation; we can “rewrite” the output of the Title field to create a link back to its referring node instead. In this lesson, we'll:

  • Exclude a field from display
  • Rewrite the output of a field