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OK, I have a Drupal 7 site. And the scenario is that, let's say I'm on a page of my site that happens to have a taxonomy term assigned to it - let's say it's term ABC. Well in a block in the sidebar I have a link that sends the user to the ADD CONTENT form for a Forum Topic. The Form Topic content type has a CCK field as well (same vocab). I'm trying to automatically populate that field with the same term ABC as the page that they came from.

I was thinking this could be passed via URL as a GET parameter, but not sure if that would work and if so how to pull it off exactly.

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You can use the module Prepopulate ; latest release is dev but I use it on a production site and it works like a charm.

If it doesn't work tell me, there are two other solutions : send an arg in the URL to the form (and then use Panels or the php template) and JavaScript (I can give you the code if you need it).

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You would use Views, and a contextual Filter. Taxonomy Term: Term ID. Then provide the value of the T.I.D.

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  • I'm not sure I understand. I'm trying to send the person to a create content form, not a view. Is there something I'm missing? Is there some way to combine those two actions? – CryptoEatsTheWorld Sep 24 '12 at 18:51

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