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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Date Based URL Structure and Timezones

We run a movie blog that has a date-based URL structure: website.com/2016/02/09/hannibal This is how we're calling an entry on an article template: {exp:channel:entries channel="articles" ...
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File upload no confirmation

The file upload screen for my channels do not give a confirmation after a file is uploaded. publishers can click "choose file" get the select/upload prompt, select files, and upload. The file is ...
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Trying and failing to use stash value as channel entries category parameter

So, apologies I know this has been covered extensively BUT I've been pulling my hair out all day and still don't get why I can't get this to work. I simply want to use a stash variable set in one ...
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How to build a “featured content” system?

I want to provide a way for content managers to easily select and unselect "Featured Content" (choosing from existing entries) on our EE site. This content would come from about four channels, all of ...
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best setup for a 1M entries EE site?

I have a EE site that has 62k entries. It's a directory site using open data sets. We are expanding to more countries and we expect at least 500k entries to be added in the next year and 400k plus on ...
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Pull random 10 entries without duplicating every time when ajax calls

Possible to pull random 10 entries (without duplicating entries) with ajax everytime when scroll to the bottom, right now it loads random 10 entires but it duplicates and some entries never shows up. ...
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Can I make a directory that lists by first letter of last name?

I'm making a people directory index and would like A-Z links, where clicking on a letter produces all people whose last names begins in that letter. I'm pulling from a People channel, which has a ...
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Enable “search:” Parameter in Custom Add-On Channel Entries Method (EE2)

I'm extending the Channel module entries() method in my custom plugin and am trying to figure out how to include the search: parameter. I get that the search parameters are an array accessed via ...
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Subcategory Dropdown not appearing

I manage an ecommerce site (I don't write code). We have categories, subcategories, and so forth. My parent category and one subcategory appear, but no further categorization will appear. The ...
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Bizar errors 'entry date not correct' channel form and CP

EDIT Help urgently needed. I pinned the problem down.. When I am logged in as a user with rights to publish, the entry date is set as 2016-01-12 12:36 - (note the last -) This gives an error. ...
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Trying to edit channel entry and control panel redirects to live look and skips edit

I have multiple channels on my website and all channels have been working correctly until today. One specific channel is acting up. In this channel, when you click to edit an entry, the edit page ...
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How do I manipulate the value of a tag prior to final output?

I need to have PHP on "input" instead of "output" (to feed some tags) so I can't use PHP to change the value of a tag. Is there either a built in function to handle this, or a way to make my own tag ...
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Channel Loops, Conditional Statements, Grids and Whitespace

I'm running into a bizarre issue with EE that I've never noticed before (using v2.10.1). I'm using a "justified" grid where you set your column container to text-align: justify, give them the right ...
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How can I add the form using channels?

How can I add the multi-step forms using channels and uploading the data to database? And then perform searching on the same data. Also please suggest me that how booking process works for ...
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Pagination showing no entries after first page

We have a blog section on our website that displays 10 entries per page however, when you click next page or '2' it returns an empty page. From what I can see the code is the same as for our news ...
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Solspace Importer: “The following field is required:, The following field is required:”

I try to import a CSV with Solspace Importer, but I am unable to do so, because of an unhelpful error message: The following field is required:, The following field is required: Of course i ...
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Store: Specific channel for exp:store_search doesn't work?

I'm banging my head on this and new to EE as a cms - perhaps there's an obvious answer I have the latest Store and EE2.10.x and I have several channels dedicated to Store items. I want to show all ...
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Displaying multiple/All channel entries on single page

When I try to set my limit to 3, 4, or anything, my page is simply displaying the same entry over and over, rather than showing all the different entries. Please help! {entries_start_1} {entries_1} ...
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Store Locator - Displaying All Stores

I am new to Expression Engine and a client wants me to change their Store Locator in their site to add an option to see all stores. Is that a possibility? The version is Store Locator 1.0.8 Thanks
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Entry titles that start with X,Y, or Z do not show up on page

Hey everyone this is a weird issue I hope I can get some clarification. Firstly, this is EE 2.2.0. One of our pages cannot show entries that have a title that starts with X,Y,or Z. All other ...
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Using templating inside a Wygwam field

EE 2.10.1 Basically, I'd like to be able to use a channel entry tag inside a Wygwam field, and I'm searching out opinions on the best way to do it. Here's the deets: I have a WordPress site I'm ...
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Menu with sub-items from channel entries

I have a channel called services. The entries from that channel are used to populate a dropdown menu & a sidebar menu. The problem is that there are some services that have sub-services. I need ...
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In Expression Engine, I can't “open” entries, they only offer “closed” as an option

I have taken over an old Expression Engine 1.7 site and am trying to create a Member group that offers limited admin privs rather than create a "Superadmin." The problem is that I want the user to ...
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Cartthob and channel entries. Tag {title}

EE v2.5.5 On the cart page i need to get image title based on its id. Instead tag {title} shows the title of cart item. So high level variable rewrite low level. ...
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Count the number of entries with a field value?

I'm wondering if it is possible to show a count of entries with a custom field value. For example if I have a channel with a custom field that can have a value of either "Y" or "N". When I show a ...
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Showing entries based on URl segment and relationship

I have a timetable of agenda times in a channel called "agenda" with a relationship to "events" I'm trying to control which agenda times show using the URL, but no events show up. In "agenda" you ...
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How can I display a Google Map info window by clicking an external link outside the map?

My situation is that I would like to display a Google Map with markers that are being pulled through from channel entries. This is fairly straight forward, especially since I'm currently using the ...
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Channel does not show entries on specific template site

I have a very weird behaviour: One of my channels does not show any entries on one specific template site. I use the following EE tag: {exp:channel:entries channel="gallery_slider" category="6" ...
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Displaying total results of channel entries

I'm trying to get this to display a the total results of a count just once. So if there are 120 results, have it output "120". Instead it shows each line 1,2,3,etc. and count == "1" displays nothing. ...
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add/publish new field data for existing channel entries

I have and existing channel with existing entries. I added a new custom field, a radio button group, with options YES/NO, with the default option being YES. The field is now available in the edit ...
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Freeform Pro disrupting Channel Entries count variable

I have a {exp:channel:entries} loop inside of an {exp:freeform:form} pair tag. When I call the {count} variable inside the channel entries loop, I'm expecting the count of the channel entries. ...
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EE2.2.0 | sort=“asc” only shows 2 entries where sort=“desc” shows all

There is a page with 6 entries that are supposed to show but only shows 2 when sorted in ascending order. I sort in descending order and all 6 entries show. What is going on here? ...
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Add matrix data via channel entries API

Im currently creating channel entires using the channel entries API. Standard and Playa data I can work with no problem, but i'm a little stuck when looking at add matrix data. My current setup is ...
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How-To Automatically Close Entries Monthly

I have a channel setup on my site that stores referrals. I have a template on the front end that displays a counter for the number of referrals submitted for each of the categories that I have setup. ...
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Need query to get custom fields from one entry into another entries loop on basis of shared category

This one is a beast of my own design, but I could use some expert EE help to get this more efficient. Here's the deal. EE categories are not as functional as I would like, particularly when it comes ...
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Stash Variable as channel entries search parameter

I’m stumped on something. I’m trying to (using AJAX) allow users to filter events by their location. So you can choose either Region or Country from selects that are populated with the addon REEgion ...
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Relationship field not parsing

I'm trying to pull some data from a relationship child (design) to the parent (packages), but it's simply not parsing anything. {exp:channel:entries channel="packages" orderby="date" sort="asc" ...
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Avoid <p> in output of channel fields

I created a channel "project" with several channel fields. For my question I am using the example of a field called "White Header", the short name is white_header and is is of Type Text Input. When I ...
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Cannot use member id as dynamic conditional variable

I’m building a system where entries should have specific member access. I have a parent template that checks member group which then embeds a template specific to this and then lists entries which ...
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Not Retrieving All Entries in Channel

I have a page that is supposed to return all of the entries for a channel, but it only retrieves the first. The channel is "annual-2014". The channel is assigned "publications/index" in Structure. ...
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Is there a Status=“any”?

Within the eateries tag, is there a peramiter that equals status="any" that will pull all entries no matter the status (including 'closed')? I thought status="not none" worked, but it's not...
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Limiting entry display after a conditional

I want to display 10 entries, only if they pass a conditional. Right now the channel tag will count all entries first, so I end up with less than 10 entries displaying (as some of those 10 don't meet ...
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Display other entries from same category on single-entry page

I have a single-entry page with no category information in the URL. Each entry is only assigned to one category (or, if multiple, I only need one). The goal is to display a list of up to 5 other ...
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Low Search: find channel entries with relationships to it?

I have a Products channel and an Images channel. The Images has a relationship field to Products (basically: a product can have 0 or more images). Since most of my products do not have images, I'd ...
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filter output with a loop: if {entry_id} not in array

Within a loop, I need to output different info according to whether an entry is in an array of id's or not. I currently get the id's from a query on the matrix table. So I need something like this: ...
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first paragraph entry

In EE2.9 (can go up) is it possible to target the first paragraph of text in a channel entry? I want to add a class only to this first paragraph for a CSS3 drop cap to the text. Thanks in advance for ...
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Super Admin can't edit channel content

I have a user setup as a Super Admin. There is one single channel entry that she cannot edit. Her system locks up when she attempts to edit it. She can edit anything else on the site but this one ...
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Relationships field notice error

I'm receiving an error when I'm displaying the 'children' of a certain parent of a Relationships field: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice Message: Undefined offset: 76 Filename: ...
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How can I use http parameters to create a new record in EE

I need to get the parameters from a http post url sent to my site and use the data to create a new entry in Expressionenegine.
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orderby=“random” same results being displayed every time

I am trying to select 3 random entries from a few channels. I have: {exp:channel:entries limit="3" channel="X|Y|Z" status="open" orderby="random" ...