I have a view that uses a contextual filters of type

Content: Has taxonomy term ID (with depth)

The page display has the following path /objects/%
If I access the site through http://mysite.com/objects/all the view gets triggered and all my objects are listed, http://mysite.com/objects/silver also works fine (now only objects tagged with silver are listed), but if I use http://mysite.com/objects then I get a "Page not found" message, how can I solve this? I wan't the /objects and /objects/all to show exactly the same content.
Of course I could copy the display and add a path for /objects but that don't seem quite right.

  • As I just discovered from another answered question (stackoverflow.com/questions/8869512/…), the solution is not to specify a path argument as that would make it required and also set an expected path as is mentioned by Letharion. In other words, just set the path as "objects". – user45200 Mar 12 '15 at 23:53

This is an unfortunate side effect of how the menu system works. When the paramter "%" isn't available, you match against a different path, and the View won't get called.

I suggest making /objects an alias to /objects/all, I believe this will then interact properly with the menu-system. If that's not the case, you can force the issue with Path redirect which will redirect the user with an HTTP-response code, and thus land the user at /objects/all.

I minor drawback of using Path redirect is that the redirect logically belongs together with the View, but is now configured somewhere completely different. For that reason, I would prefer to accomplish the redirect and View rendering with Page manager, which will allow you to group the HTTP-response and a Panel together in a more logical manner.

  • Thank you. Creating an alias like "objects" for "objects/all" solved the problem. – Cyclonecode Feb 11 '12 at 15:08

When you configure the contextual menu there are a set of options under When the filter value is NOT in the URL. Select Provide a default value and type all

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    Already tried that without success, it seems like the view isn't loaded at all when i goto /objects/ – Cyclonecode Nov 25 '11 at 6:47
  • Will it work when you try /objects/all then ? – Refineo Dec 22 '11 at 22:23
  • Yes, it does, just seems like it won't supply the default arguments if they are missing. – Cyclonecode Dec 22 '11 at 22:33

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