I am using a entity reference view and I am able to filter via taxonomy terms directly, but when I set it to exposed and let the user decide, it does not display on the form. How can I get the expose functionality to actually work?

It works on other things like pages and blocks, but not entity reference.

I have Views Entity Reference Filter and Better Exposed Filters already installed, but that didn't seem to fix the issue.

  • You said it is not shown on the form. For which users-- admins, authenticated users, anonymous users? Apr 2 at 14:25
  • Its not shown on the form for any users, no matter the role, including admins
    – Shawn
    Apr 2 at 14:26

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Instead of a Views filter you can filter via the widget autocomplete if you add a relationship for the taxonomy field, add the taxonomy Name field to the field list and then select the Name field as search field in Format:Entity Reference list | Settings.


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