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$category->getChildren() error
 
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The Category class (app/core/code/Mage/Catalog/Model) has a getChildren method which returns a comma separated list of category ids of child categories.

I’m trying to call this method on a category but I get a ‘cannot convert tree node to string’ error.

Anyone have any ideas?

 
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Sounds like you either tried to save it into a set string variable, or u tried die($returnedValue). if so try vardump($returnedValue); instead
Hope it helps =)

 
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Thanks.

I think it is to do with the Tree Model not having been initialised for the particular category.

Just need to work out why now.

 
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