Is it possible to display dynamic result based on the URL, with the Views module?

I have a database table with thousand messages, and I would display those containing the words in the URL. For example, with test.com/variableparent/variableschild, it should display the text containing the variables_child variable.

I tried with the filter, but I have to put a specific word, not a dynamic one.

  • try to use php code. Global:PHP
    – jmu
    Jul 5, 2016 at 14:57
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    Really, really, don't use the PHP filter.
    – Clive
    Jul 5, 2016 at 15:12
  • Search API Jul 5, 2016 at 16:13
  • did you tried entity reference view? Jul 19, 2016 at 11:45
  • @ReesGargi I take the OP is not talking of entity references, but rather a plain database table containing messages.
    – apaderno
    Jul 19, 2016 at 12:34

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You can do this using Views Argument Substitutions and I'm just assuming the Title field here. It should work for any text field.

  1. Add some Global: Null contextual filters to take each raw component of the url. (Provide default: Raw Value from URL 2 / 3 / 4 etc.
  2. In your views filters, add Title: Contains: ***!1***. Repeat this for however many url components there are. ***!2*** ***!3*** etc. for each Title filter.
  3. Use AND / OR in between your Title filters section to control your final result.

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