How To Create Archive With Taxonomy Term Using Drupal View

What is Archive:

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To show your nodes or content category wise or list your content month or year wise with a total number of nodes/content count in particular category or month/year.

In the left side image you can see the archive as month wise.

It is very easy to create archive in drupal using drupal view

Basic terminology:

  • Taxonomy: The name of Drupal’s core (included) module for classification.
  • Category: The label used in the Administer area for configuring taxonomy. Also, the name of a contributed (add-on) module for classification.
  • Vocabulary: A group of taxonomy terms.
  • Term: A label (of a taxonomy vocabulary) that can be applied to an item.
  • Labels, Tags: other words that are sometimes loosely applied to mean the same thing as “Term.”

Creating Archive using taxonomy term:

Suppose you have following taxonomy terms

Topic
--Business
--Lifestyle
--Politics
--Technology

And the contents are

1 Blog – Business, Technology
1 Blog – Lifestyle, Technology, Politics
1 Blog – Business, Politics

And you want the Archive Page/Block as

  • Business (2)
  • Lifestyle (1)
  • Politics (2)
  • Technology (2)

You can achieve this by using drupal views

Step 1: Create a new view of content.

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Step 2: Add a contextual filter.

Under the Advance option click on contextual filter and add the filter as  Content: Has taxonomy term ID

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Base Path is your blog page path.