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    Duplicate categories and no image showing
    I finally get to work on my newly purchased WM. I'm ok with creating index page and detail page. But there are two main problems when I preview the pages:

    First, the listing on index page has a lot of duplicate items. I'm testing on a jewelry datafeed, so on the index page, I got

    Rings
    Rings
    Rings
    Rings
    earrings
    Bracelets
    Bracelets

    ...

    How can I make it only list each item only once?

    Second, on the detail page template, I have

    [WM-Field:IMAGEURL]
    .....
    But the preview page won't show the real images, instead it shows the actual URLs from the original datafeed.

    Please help.

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    For the category issue, it sounds like you just need to use the sort option in the Sources tab. Check out the discussion on sorting in the WebMerge Help section on the Sources tab, and let me know if anything there isn't clear.

    With the images, my first guess would be that the URL provided in the field isn't relative to the folder where the pages are generated. Are those relative or absolute URLs?
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    Email sent.

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    I guess you are not checking emails as fast as the posts.

    I am stuck in the middle of testing the WM. For the past hours, I was trying to figure out how to eliminate the duplicate categories while waiting for your email. I've read the "help" section many times and tested on different feeds, still getting duplicate items on the index page.

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    Richard? Somebody?
    ...heeeeelp!

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    What does your index template look like? It sounds like using the WM-IndexLabel tag will do what you need, provided you sort by that field with the built-in sorting option as I'd suggested.
    Richard Gaskin
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    Thanks for your reply.

    All solved last night. Some strugling, some more reading, some testing...

    It's time to move on to next step.

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    Glad that worked out. Keep us posted if you run into any other challenges.
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