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Guideline Never Allow Relation String Fields To Set Relations To Categories

Categories are too complex to relate.
  • Last Update:2017-04-07
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Never Allow Relation String Fields To Set Relations To Categories

Relation string fields should never permit to define relations with categories objects (portal type Category).

The notion of category is not easy to understand for an end user and having to select a correct category value among a huge list is bad interface. Category should not be present in the Portal Type field of a relation string field (example : my_source_title, my_destination_title, my_resource_title field).

Good Example:

Bad Example: