I have different fields and showing in different blocks, and want to apply exposed filter to all but my problem is it shows different exposed filters for each different block. I want to make it common for each block.

Below are the steps,

  1. I made 5 blocks to be displayed for each buttons.
  2. Added exposed filter for languages for each block.

Now each block showing its different exposed filter. But I want the exposed filter should be shown above the buttons and should work for each block display. Attached screenshot for the issue.

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I installed Views Global Filter but is gives Session error.

1 Answer 1


After 3 days, I haven't found the solution, even by programmatically.

Then what I had the last option(in my mind, huh) is,

  1. I get all the fields in one block only, not creating the different blocks for different tab or buttons.
  2. Used the description of Better Exposed Filters, in which I pasted my buttons/tab UI HTML as its.
  3. Now on changing the language all the fields are fetched according to the selected language. But in this case my active tab/button get lost its activeness.
  4. Now, I need to get the last active tab/buuton, so that I can click it again to get the active tab after filtering my languages.

Below is the piece of code which is need to my js file.

// Active target element to make the tab/button active after 
// ajax responds in filter
var activeTargetElement;
Drupal.behaviors.events = {
    attach: function (context, settings) {
        $('#views-exposed-form-MY_VIEW_MACHINE_NAME-BLOCK_NAME', context).ajaxStart(function () {
            // my tabs/button are active on the basis of data-target attribute,
            // so need to memorise which tab/button is active before fitering any language 
            activeTargetElement = $('#MY_TABS li.active a').data('target');
        }).ajaxSuccess(function () {
            // if any target is memorised, then simply click it or trigger a click event for it

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