Channel Entries are the primary tag used to show the content you create and edit via ExpressionEngine’s Publish section. It’s the most powerful tag in ExpressionEngine, and the most commonly used since its main function is to retrieve and display your site’s content.

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pre-checked checkbox in CP

I am looking for a possibility to have a checkbox pre-checked when submitting an entry in the control panel. e.g.: Custom field "receipient" is a checkbox and I want to have some standard values been ...
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Count entries by time

I have the situation where I want to track how many entires have been submitted in a channel in the last month, the month before that and so on. So if I would want two know how many entries have been ...
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Pulling data from Grid SQL

I'm trying to get data from channel using ajw_export and so far I can get everything except data from grid. Can someone tell me what Am'I doing wrong and how to get it right. {exp:ajw_export ...
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I have 30 queries per entry how to minimise it?

I have nothing special in the template, but each entry creates 29 queries and when Im outputting it as a page 100 entries is = 2900 queries= page never loads. Can someone help? QUERIES: 29 (Hide) ...
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Display 2 random entries from a channel in a random order

I have been using the following channel entries tag, thinking it was randomly selecting 2 entries from the channel on each page load, but it appears to be just selecting the first two and just ...
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Disallowed Key Characters

I get the following error when accessing most pages on my site. Sometimes some of the pages load, sometimes not. Disallowed Key Characters www.claireyaffa.com
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How to make expression engine not encrypt plugin output

I am building a plugin that takes variables from the url's query string and renders out the appropriate category ids, but when I tried testing out a category that I know exists and place the plugin ...
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Does EE do anything fancy with 'smart' quotation marks and apostrophes? It seems to be doing so automatically and is breaking my site

When I add a Channel Entry with a title such as John's Test Entry, when EE outputs it to the template, it is outputting it as John’s Test Entry. Notice the difference in the apostrophe? I've tried ...
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Group entries by month based on custom date picker field

Would anyone know if it is possible to group a list of entries by month, but based on a custom date picker field? To display something like this: October 2014 Title 1 Title 2 Title 3 November 2014 ...
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Calendar and Channel fields

I'm using bootstrap 3.0.2 and EE 2.9.0. using the Calendar Tag, even though I have the fields populated I can't pull any of the content in the tag {calendar_description}. If I did it as ...
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Accessing 'Calendar' field types with the channel:entries tag

I'm trying to make an all-in-one feed for the home page of a site that would pull together all the latest entries (whether they be blog posts, events etc.) So I've got a entries loop that goes like ...
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Using Datagrab module with Structure and blueprints, it is throwing error on edit channel entry

I am having a CSV file and i am using Datagrab module to importing CSV for a channel (eg: XYZ) . It works fine. Also i am using Structure and blueprints module in my project. After successful CSV ...
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Parent page showing content from child page instead

I am using Structure to create and order the pages. I am having an issue where the parent page is displaying the data of the child page instead of it's own data. All 3 pages uses the same channel. ...
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Can I use EE tags in RTE Editor?

I am trying to use EE tags inside RTE Editor. But it is not working. So Can i use EE tags inside RTE Editor? if yes then how can i use? Currently using below in Textarea (Rich Text) ...
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How To Export channel entries with Grid information

We have Export Entries by code but We don't know format OF CSV how to store grid information in CSV FILE. also any one have idea for Export channel entries with grid information then let me know . ...
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Dynamic Parameters not working with Playa {exp:playa:parent} tag

I'm getting confused trying to wrap my head around how I can do this. Here's the setup. I have two channels, Vacations and Hotels. One Vacation can be assigned several different Hotels via a Playa ...
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Field Label Show in Channel Entries loop like Channel Form

We need to show Field Label in Channel Entries loop. e.g Channel Field Field Label : Price Per Product Short Name: price_per_product in Channel form Loop , We got label easily like ...
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Channel entries template file retuning 404

I am by no means of the work experienced with EE. However, i have taken over a site built in EE, although i find the system fairly simple to work in, and editing templates if pretty easy, I'm having ...
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Expression Engine Grid not outputting content

trying to get EE to display content using the grid option for a channel field. Below is the code that using: {course_material} <a href="{course_material:material_content}"> ...
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Best Way To Store/Query Large Amounts Of Old Data in EE

I recently revamped my store using Expresso (DevDemon) Store and it's great. However I have about 20,000 old orders from the past 6 years from other eCommerce systems that I'd like to have accessible ...
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Single entry not relating to url title

I am building landing pages that will be used as direct links, not from a list on a catch all type page. I want to use one template, no categories. I am showing content from two different channels, ...
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Restrict Category Assignment To A Single Leaf Node

Is it possible in CPanel to restrict the assignment of a channel entry to a single leaf node category? My categories are hierarchical and only a single, bottom-most category is valid per channel ...
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How to check total amount of entries in a channel

If I'm using expression engine just using backend (for example I just write the blogs I don't code with the developer), no exposure to the code, how do I view the total amount of entries? How do I ...
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{Switch} and Mod for even/odd amount of entries

I have a html structure where two entries are grouped into one div, so what I do is this: {exp:channel:entries channel="bullets" dynamic="no"} {switch='<div class="bullets">|'} ...
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How to get the Channel Form » Grid » Relations options?

I'm doing a customized Channel Form but I'm having trouble getting the options in the relations within my grid... MENU (title) » DISH (text on grid) » » INGREDIENT (relationships on grid) But in my ...
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Channel Form, with Assets file field, overwrites entry to file association upon each upload

We have an template which has a Channel Form with a multiple file field for uploading, which happens to be an Assets field. The form works, along with the multiple file uploading. However, if we ...
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Channel Entries tag pair using a Playa field is not populating in the view template [duplicate]

I have a working template that is included in the right rail of my EE site. This template pulls from a channel that simply relates entries from other channels to this specific channel on a one-to-one ...
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Apparently I don't know how exp:channel:entries status and limit work together

I want to grab the 1 most recent entry and display it big. Then I want to grab the next most 6 recent entries and display them small. So: {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" limit="1"} and ...
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External links still display wrong after turned off the “Automatically turn URLs into links” feature

I have a custom URL member field - "Twitterhandle" that contains a link to the member's twitter page. I use the field on single entry template page, within the channel entries tag with the following ...
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How do I display matrix fields inside of a relationship field (channel entry)?

Anybody have an answer? I am trying to do this in EE 2.6, but the matrix fields don't display. I have a channel (fruit) with a relationship field to another channel. That channel (kinds) has a matrix ...
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DataGrab for CSV Upload with Grid for multisite

Does DataGrab work for multisite? I have used DataGrab with multisite but it is not working fine. It is adding extra rows in grids means it is repeating the rows (existing and new rows) into all grid ...
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Anyone know why orderby would not be working?

The orderby parameter seems to be giving some strange results on a site I'm building. It appears to be outputting 2, 3, 4 then 1. Any ideas why that would be? Here's my code: {exp:channel:entries ...
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Filtering and Ordering

I'm working on a site that's going to list events. These events will have the following data: Title Type Date Location I'd like to give the user the ability to filter by any one (or combination) ...
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Modify channel entries query [duplicate]

Below is a stripped down version of opening channel entries tag pair I have on a business section of my site: {exp:channel:entries channel="business" limit="1" dynamic="no" ...
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Matrix date field error - 'Undefined index' at line 735 in file libraries/Localize.php for ADMIN panel

After adding date field to matrix field type getting following error in ADMIN panel: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice Message: Undefined index: Europe/London Filename: ...
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Importer module for uploading CSV in channel entries is not working for grid

I am using grid in channel fields and using importer module for uploading CSV file to add/update channel data. But importer module dose not support for grid, then is there a way how can i use ...
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How can I retrieve the site name from a channel entry as a query?

I have a plugin that I am editing at the moment and I am looking to do a query that takes the site_id from a channel(not a channel entry) and then grabs the id and passes that through a function that ...
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Search Date Field with a Custom Format

I'd like to return all entries that are in the future - but based only on the day of the week and time. I've got it working with just %H:%i (Hours/Minutes), but can't get it to respect the day of the ...
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Limit playa total returned entries in control panel

We have about 7 playa fields in our entry form. I want to limit the displaying entries but when searching, still to be available to get the desired one. I believe that by limiting the number of ...
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Playa link with matrix field is not working

I am using playa with in matrix field type and want to get the url of playa link. For eg:- I have created Channel (named as XYZ) and following fields as below : a) gallery_name : text b) gallery ...
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Entries within entries from a single channel template

Need some help and will try to explain as clearly as possible... I'm redesigning a law site. I have a template group called "attorneys" for each lawyer profile that has tabs holding various info. ...
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Display category name on page

I have my category links: {exp:channel:categories channel="pages" category_group="3"} <a href="{path='work/cat-landing'}">{category_name}</a> {if ...
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Multiple Channel Entries on Template - Works for Home Page - Not for Other Pages

I rarely do any crazy cross/channel templates. Most EE sites I've developed are based on individual channels. I did something that seems to be working for the home page, but not for the interior ...
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Grid field type with 'row_id' variables is not working properly in channel tag

I am using grid type field for express engine channel and i want to show result based to row_id and it was working when i have entered row_ids but it is not working when row_id are not there. for ...
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404 Page is Appending Home Page

We have created a template called /site/404. The site is working correctly as far as pulling articles, and content properly for all of our different URLs. When we go to either a template that does ...
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Weird 'A Database Error Occurred' when editing certain entries

I have a very strange error as the title suggests. I am hoping someone might have come across it and found a fix. On only certain entries, if I edit them, I get: A Database Error Occurred Unable to ...
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Search tag for grid - 'or' condition on two fields/columns

I have created a channel named as 'XYZ' and having following channel fields there : 1) user_type : text 2) profile : grid a) first_name : text b) last_name : text c) user_name : ...
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Grouping entries by relationship field (title)

I have one channel named Zone (zones) (All Zone entries are named zone 01, zone 02, etc) A second channel is named Club Listing (club_listing) (All club entries are named Dubbo, Eden, etc) Within ...
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Using multiple search parameters on a Grid field

I am using search tag for express engine channel but it is not working. for eg. I have created a channel named as 'XYZ' and having following channel fields there : 1) user_type : text 2) profile ...
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Embed variable not parsing in channel:entries loop

I'm passing a variable into an embed file. I can output the value of the variable inside the embedded template no problem but when I use it in an channel:entries loop I'm not getting a result. Hard ...