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Checking for custom field with conditional inside of an embed template

I've decided to just test an idea for custom meta tags on every page without using Low Variable and try a native approach. The idea is to use an embed template with embed variables to check if a ...
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{if logged_in} not working?

My frontend has a sidebar that is embedded by most of my frontend's pages. In that sidebar template, there is a conditional that goes something like this: {if logged_in} ... ... ...
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PHP string fun does not evaluate unless var is used elsewhere in template

I'm trying to use the PHP String fun plug-in to evaluate whether a current entry belongs to a specific channel and then show/hide a register prompt depending upon that. So I have a snippet: ...
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Conditional to show entry by date range?

Have an instance where there are two entries - one needs to be shown for six months of the year and the other for the second six months.... looking at a conditional which essentially says: if ...
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If category id = x AND if there is an entry then display

I have a list of images in 4 different categories that I want to display on a search results page. My logic is that the pictures are to be displayed under 2 conditions, 1 - it is in its respective ...
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Advanced Conditions: {if:else} tag not getting read

So, I think I've caught on that advanced conditions and EE tags don't play like expected. So, I downloaded Mark C's "IfElse" plugin and things are looking up. However, my default condition, ...
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Conditionals within Categories

I'm attempting to get a conditional statement working within category id parameters. Ideally, I need the title of certain entries to link to details pages but ONLY if they are in category_id 38. ...
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Check if product(s) are in cart of a specific category

I am looking for a way to check if certain products of a specific category are in cart and then based on that hide a specific payment method. I have found this thread which deals with basically the ...
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Wygwam inside of a grid — has_excerpt conditional not working

I'm unable to test for the has_excerpt condition, when trying to display excerpt and extended content in a grid. In this example, "booklist" is a grid field and book is a wygwam field within that ...
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PHP error when relationship parents field is empty

I have a template set up to pull in parent entries using the relationship fields, which works great, unless there is no related parent entry. If there is no related parent for the current entry, I ...
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Test for empty string

I have this code to see if member_order_comments is blank or not. {if '{member_order_comments}' != ''} It works fine, unless there is a ' in the middle of member_order_comments, in which case I get ...
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Conditionally targeting the 404 template

When I get a 404 page, the URL in the browser remains pointing to the page I was trying to reach. ie. the address bar will show domain.com/unreachable-page not domain.com/404. Which is fine and, I ...
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EE 2.8.1 relationships change

I had {parents channel="gallery"} {if parents:no_results}Galleries: 0</a>{/if} {if count >= 1} {if count == total_results} Galleries: <a ...
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If statements using OR and Matrix fields

I have a Matrix field that includes three options. The aim is to output a <select> element if one or more of these options is selected. (These fields are Pixel & Tonic Field Pack ...
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Weird If statement behaviour inside channel:form

I'm building a page containing a channel form to allow users to edit their posts, and I thought I'd add an {if}...{/if} statement to prevent them editing other users' entries. The permissions on the ...
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Trouble with Conditional inside Matrix Field

I'm trying to setup a conditional to only show the Start Date when the Start Date and End Date match, but I can't get it to work in Matrix and I can't find a similar question anywhere. Here's what I ...
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Playa in a Low Variable and Stash problems after Update to latest stable Stash version

I had this scenario working before: A Stash "standard.hmtl" template with {exp:stash:get name="maincontent"} A single-view template for products that looks like this: {!-- set the page layout --} ...
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Frontend public message with close or hide button

I'm looking for a way to display entries from a channel as a message on the homepage that are able to be hidden once the visitor has read it. Anyone know of a simple way to achieve this or an add-on ...
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Showing Channel Image gallery IF there's more than 1 images?

How to show a channel image gallery if there is more than 1 images inside? {exp:channel:entries channel="journal" limit="1" url_title="{segment_3}" ...
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custom field not blank conditional issue

I've created the following conditional which is displaying 0 content: {exp:channel:entries channel="patterns" orderby="title" status="pending|camera-ready|closed|open"} {if oldnotes != "" } ...
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If {there is no image} OR {if there is no expert} then use a certain image

Here in this code I am finding a feed expert and then producing his avatar. Conditions are needed to control the conditions of this avatar output. So this is what must happen: firstly if there is a ...
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using URL parmater with conditional

Inside this URL there is a parameter: http://localhost/recipe?id=9 Is it possible to use this parameter (id=9) with a conditional, like a segment? Or to check if there is a parameter inside a URL ...
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Simple conditional to compare expiration and entry date failing to evaluate

I'm trying to code more readable dates on posts which have been entered. It will read "12 - 17 Jan" but if the month is across two months it will read "12 Jan - 2 Feb" Spitting out my dates like so ...
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parent total count playa conditional

Hey I am trying to use conditionals with Playa. I can't seem to get the following code to work {if {exp:playa:total_parents channel='listing'} > '0'} <section class="listing-cards"> ...
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detect data is coming from which channel?

{exp:channel:entries channel="schedule_action | schedule_sports | schedule_hd" } //how do i detect channel here.I need to use a if condition. {/exp:channel:entries} ...
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Parent Relationship Conditional — if not empty

I have had no luck in trying to sort a conditional that will only show the following if the category is not empty for the parent relationship. <h3>ARTICLES</h3> {parents orderby="date" ...
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If custom channel field entry exists display content else display alternate content

I am trying to set up a slider in ExpressionEngine which will display a video if the video embed code exists, otherwise it will display an image slider. Currently, I am not able to hide the image ...
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conditional based on what channel the entry selected in a playa field is in?

I have a matrix field that has 1 column, which is a playa field. The playa field is set up to allow the user to choose any open entry within 2 different channels. I need to display code in the ...
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Why is this comparison check not working on a Windows box?

I've set up the following code on a site. On my Mac (dev version - identical to the running live code) the template looks like this: {if '{current_path}'=='/'} ... {/if} And this works fine. But ...
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if last segment equals url title

I am trying to show an active class if an entry is being viewed but my conditional's are not working: {if last_segment == '{url_title'} class="active" {/if} I am using an embed of a list of ...
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How do I use a conditional to display Relationships content?

I am working with three Relationship fields and I would like to be able to display a section only if there are any related articles in that section. I tried this without success: {if related_tips != ...
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Syntax error, unexpected T_ENDIF

I have the following code in my templates: {exp:channel:entries channel="cover" limit="5"} {if total_results > 1}More than one{/if} {covervid_bg_video ...
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Use conditional to hide or show entry

I would like to use a conditional to hide or show information from an entry. The following code is pulling in data from an EE relationship field. If there is no entry I would like this code NOT to ...
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how to put a category condition with exp:query?

{exp:query sql="my query"} {/exp:query}. This works fine.But I want to give a category condition to it.When I do it,it does not flter the data accordingly. for example: {exp:entrie:channel ...
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Comparing Stash variable to segment fails

I asked this also on Devotee - apologies for posting in both places but I guess here is better. I’m setting several variables in the Channel Entries loop like so: {exp:stash:set name="var1" ...
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Page Load too Slow

I have a page template that runs exceptionally slow (average 20 seconds to load). These pages are event pages and require certain information to be shown pre-event vs. post event. There are also ...
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Simple conditional statement and parse order problem

I'm fairly new to ExpressionEngine, and I hope the problem I'm running into is a simple one to solve. I'll try to illustrate it as best as possible: I have a radio button field (created within a ...
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Conditionals not Parsed in form

I am creating a form via module, that I wish to use for both insert and update. After the insert user has the option of going back to edit the values previously input. The issue that I encounter is ...
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Anyone know of a plugin to show Category count?

Basically want to find the number of entries per category in order to perform a conditional to show different content based on the entry count. Essentially: if count = 2 then this if count is less ...
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Google indexing weird EE URL's

One of our clients is having a problem with Google indexing incorrect URL's. The shop templates are using something like... {if segment_2 != "" AND segment_3 == "" AND segment_4 == ""} Parent ...
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Can't get my conditional to work inside a Playa field

I want to insert a simple exception, using an "if" statement, into the flow of my Playa field's output. But it's not working. Can I get help? Here's the code that works: {prac_area_contact_people ...
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Stash Destroys variable regardless of conditional

I have the following at the top of one of my pages: {if "{fn_zone}"!=""} {redirect="/store"} {if:else} {exp:stash:destroy name="delivery_day"} .... More stuff .... {/if} However, what I'm ...
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Conditionally set a Stash value

I'm using Stash to set a value like so; {exp:stash:set_value name="head_title" value="{title}"} However, I have now added a new channel field {news_meta_title} and would like to pass this as the ...
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{count} of shown/rendered channel entries passed through conditionals

When I display a couple of entries using the channel tag, and use the {count} var inside the entries template, I simply get 1,2,3,4 etc. When I use a conditional to filter entries like so: ...
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Detecting Server Environment in Template - {site_url} Conditional Fails

Problem: Include analytic JS code in production, but not in staging or development. Attempted to detect production environment with: {if "{site_url}" == "http://www.example.com/"} ... but that's ...
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Conditional not evaluating as expected

I have this conditional {if '{logged_in_group_id}' == '{exp:config_variables:get name="xxxxx"}'}... where {logged_in_group_id} is equal to 3 and {exp:config_variables:get name="xxxxx"} is equal to ...
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If not conditional not behaving as expected (== works, != doesn't)

I'm using DevDemon Forms, on two of my pages, which requires that jquery be included in the the document head. On other pages however, I want to include jquery in the footer. So i thought I would ...
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Can we use member_group instead of logged_in/out?

I am creating a members only section and I am wondering if I can use the member_group variable, on its own, to check if a user is logged in or not. My assumption is that using both the logged_in ...
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How to use negation with a boolean in a tag?

I am writing a plugin, and everything is working fine so far. Some of my source data includes booleans. So I want to be able to test for a value of false. This is the plugin code. $array = ...
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Conditional Variable with Grid Field

I've got a navigation structure where I'm using the Title as the main navigation menu item and then using grid for any submenu items. So what I basically want to do is something like this: {if ...