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Conditionals

The Field Connections shortcode syntax supports conditionals, allowing you to display dynamic content based on the evaluation of statements as TRUE or FALSE. This functionality is available for all Beaver Themer field connection shortcodes, including Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), BigCommerce, Easy Digital Downloads, The Events Calendar, and WooCommerce.

Statements

The conditional shortcode syntax supports three statements: if, if not, and else.

If [wpbb-if]

The [wpbb-if] statement enables you to display custom content if the statement evaluates to TRUE.

[wpbb-if some-field-connection]

If True, show this!

[/wpbb-if]

Else [wpbb-else]

The [wpbb-else] statement extends the [wpbb-if] statement to display custom content when the [wpbb-if] statement evaluates to FALSE.

[wpbb-if some-field-connection]

If True, show this!

[wpbb-else]

If False, show this instead!

[/wpbb-if]

If Not [wpbb-if !]

The [wpbb-if !] statement allows you to display custom content when the statement evaluates to FALSE. The exclamation mark ! functions as the logical operator NOT.

[wpbb-if !some-field-connection]

If False, show this!

[/wpbb-if]

Limitation

The Field Connection conditional shortcode does not support nesting if statements. Therefore, using an if statement inside another if statement, as shown in the example below, is not possible. If you require more complex conditionals, we suggest creating your own shortcode.

[wpbb-if some-field-connection]

If True, show this!

[wpbb-if some-field-connection]

If also True, show this!

[/wpbb-if]

[wpbb-else]

If False, show this instead!

[/wpbb-if]