The process of configuring ExpressionEngine and/or third-party add-ons via the config.php file - or another configuration solution such as Focus Lab's EE Master Config.

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Setting a global session cookie path

I'm seeing PHPSESSID set at /members/ when I have $config['cookie_path'] = '' (also tried $config['cookie_path'] = '/'). Shouldn't this config ensure all session cookies are set at the root path? ...
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Config.php file permission changed to 666 but installation won't run

I set permissions via SFTP to 666 on config.php and database.php but am getting this in the installation wizard: Your config.php file does not appear to have the proper file permissions. Please set ...
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FreeForm Pro Multipage issue

I can not progress to /page2 of a multi page form, it loops back round to /page1 and doesnt save the data on the front end, however in the control panel the details are saved for the first page. I ...
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Switching default database engine to InnoDB

We recently altered our EE tables to use InnoDB as the database engine instead of MyISAM. All is good. INNODB is also set as the default engine in MySQL's preferences. I just noticed that when ...
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Why Is It Necessary to tell Expression where it is the file system and why more than once?

Don't say it's for flexibility! If flexibility is all that matters, where is software for making a whole website by typing everything freeform all into one field. So we draw lines, make judgments, ...
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Configure to allow EE site to be accessed from more than one domain?

Is there a way to configure EE to allow it to be accessed from more than one URL? Our site has some multilingual capabilities, and we would like to be able to offer users in some areas the ability to ...
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Multiple language setup with consolidated config file

I'm developing a multi-language site and wish to use the site root level ISO language code folder structure method. But it's not working – I get a blank page when visiting site.com/en/ or ...
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upgraded WYGWAM 3.3.3 - config icons not right

When I go into the toolbar config this icon http://d.pr/i/3UIj is used for inserting an image. No console errors. When I look at the actual publish page, everything is as expected. Tried clearing ...
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Expression Engine install trouble (2.9.2)

I seem to be having some trouble getting expression engine to install on my server. I've set everything up as directed and still am having issues with it. When I go to the home page - no matter what I ...
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Enable Memcached in EE 2.9.2: problems

I am trying to get Memcached working on my EE (2.9.2) website. I have memcached installed correctly (both Memcache and the PHP extension) and running as a daemon: % ps -ef|grep memcache user pid ...
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ExpressionEngine Email Configuration

I have tried using all three methods in the Email Configuration method and when I test these methods via the Tools >> Communicate all three of them work. However when an order is submitted on the ...
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How do I add custom styles to Wygwam using a hook?

I want to add an extension to wygwam that allows me to add my own customized dropdown to the toolbar with different css styles. No idea where to start. I want simple styles for pull-quotes and lists. ...
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system overrides for session timeouts — deprecated?

There's a note in the docs (here) talking about cp_session_ttl and user_session_ttl overrides being replaced as part of the 2.8 update. But I can't see anything about it in the changelogs. Am I ...
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How can you control the pagination URL?

How can you control the pagination URL and change this: http://example.com/blog/P# to this: http://example.com/blog/page-# ? Any help appreciated.
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Inconsistent URL paths

Having some issues with paths on my build, i get a different output using {site_url} to {path='site_index'}, {site_url} outputs the correct value but {path='site_index'} outputs the correct value with ...
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site's system not coming up correctly

Thanks for helping me with my htaccess issue before and I hope you can help me once more. A little background, I am attempting to have my local machine and staging mimic the production site. I have ...
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Running EE across two servers - how to setup?

I am shifting to a two-server setup for running my site. This would mean one server handles MySQL and one handles web stuff. My understanding is all I need to do to make this function with EE (version ...
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where are Server path to site's templates saved

I am working locally and occasionally have to push my files up to staging server, The problem is when I replace the database a variable gets overwritten and breaks my layout. Server path to site's ...
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How to make Assets ignore html files

I'd like to make Assets ignore html files that appear in my file upload directories. I've looked through the Assets docs, and can see that there's a config override that seems to allow this named ...
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Secondary site on MSM not retaining its URL

EE 2.7.2. I have a secondary site on Multi Site Manager. Users can only login to EE from the main site, so I have no admin.php for the secondary site. In the secondary site's index.php, I have: ...
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How do I create new image upload destination via config bootstrap file?

I am running expression engine on MSM at the moment. I have got the deployment and ebvironments working properly, my only issues is that there are literally about 30 different file upload paths all ...
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“invalid_filename” error when trying to synchronise upload directories [duplicate]

I'm making some changes to an existing ExpressionEngine site which involve moving the system above the web root and using Focus Labs config set up. Because of the new config set up I had to define ...
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Pagination {auto_path} outputting 3 x duplicate URL

I have an odd problem with EE 2.5.3 outputting multiple urls preceding the correct pagination segment when using this code: {paginate} {if next_page} <a href="{auto_path}"Next</a> {/if} ...
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Having issues with $config['debug'] = “1” and environments

I currently have environment variables in my config.php file to deal with databases but on the last couple of project I've had to turn on debug on more than one occasion. I added $config['debug'] = ...
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Is it possible to disable XSS filtering on Cartthrob?

I'm looking for some hidden configuration settings that will allow me to disable XSS filtering when using Cartthrob. The global EE config item is ignored. Is this possible?
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System Offline problems

I turned off the site in the config panel, General Configuration , Is system on? = no. Inside the config file, it’s set to no too. But even if it’s set to no, the site still online. I can still view ...
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Config variables in templates

Is there a way to access config variables from the config files via native EE tags so that I can display it in the templates ? Or are there none that I have to right a plugin for it?
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File structure for a staging site is different from production

On my current project the production site has the following folder structure: --system --config --public_html -assets -index.php -admin.php -etc. But, the staging site I need to create is ...
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Custom config files in an EE addon

I moved a custom addon out of system/third_party into a third_party folder above web root all was well until I realized that the addon didn't account for a different third_party folder location I ...
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Default .htaccess rewrite block for EE in a subfolder?

Is there a default .htaccess rewrite block for EE while running it in a subfolder? I have EE in /eefolder/ i.e., mydomain.com/eefolder/ with simply RewriteEngine on in the .htaccess file in that ...
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Control Panel locking me out after uploads and template changes - says no data

Prolem: I am using ExpressionEngine Core 2.6.1. After I click around the control panel for a bit, sometimes updating templates and sometimes uploading images, I get kicked out. When I get kicked out, ...
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Manipulating the Style menu in WYGWAM?

This thing drives me nuts. There is no reason this thing should be so small. I'd love to: Make it larger, both vertically and horizontally; and Style the text inside. I don't necessarily want it to ...
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overrides in config.php site_url and templatefiles

I have two questions for you: changing the settings for the site_url with $config['site_url'] = "http://domain/"; in config.php works as expected in some places. But the paths in the channel ...
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Does Throttling affect “good” bots negatively?

Throttling limits, "the number of page requests by a single IP address within a given time interval." In the ebook Securing ExpressionEngine 2, Mark Huot writes that, "[Throttling is] one of the first ...
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Disable Secure Forms in config.php

I can't log into my control panel and I think the issue is related to "secure forms" being enabled. How do I disable "secure forms" in the EE config file?
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Using Master Config

I am using this Master Config, http://eeinsider.com/articles/multi-server-setup-for-ee-2 Problem is my site now shows a server error. Here is a pastie of my master config file. ...
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Set From Name to system generate emails

Is it possible to set a from name to system generated emails - at the moment the from field is just the email address. Would be nice to be able to tidy that up if at all possible. The control panel ...
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Why am I getting 404 error page on subpages on my test site sitting in subfolder of my live site?

I have created a test version of my site in a subfolder of my live site. The root of my live site is in /public_html and my test site is in /public_html/test.mydomain.com. I have set up a dns ...
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Managing file upload locations with http and https

I've got a file upload location that needs to serve files via http in the public part of the website, and serve files via https in the private part of the website and in the control panel (to avoid ...
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When I am logged in to expression engine, load times are much slower

I have a scrolling ajax section on the home page that takes ~40 msec to load when I am not logged in, and 110-130msec when I am logged in. I have disabled all user tracking, and played with cookies vs ...
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How to create a global variable inside config.php

I'm trying to build a simple config bootstrap for use in multi-server environments. I realise there are lots of config bootstraps around, but a lot of the popular ones seem a bit complicated for what ...
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Dynamic path for cachedir when placing system folder above web root

I've got a query about setting the cachedir path in system/config/database.php when placing the system folder above web root. When the system folder isn't above web root, I'd normally set the path ...
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Unable to Load Site Preferences

I'm trying to duplicate a site onto a different server and am running into the old "Site Error: Unable to Load Site Preferences; No Preferences Found" error. Through searchign the forums some fixes ...
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Why is EE not autosaving?

I have got editors who often have an entry open around 30minutes before saving. I have turned on autosaving in the config.php file and this is also reflected in the config edotr in the control panel: ...
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Config setting for disabling page cache

Is there a config setting for disabling page cache in EE? I've found a setting for disabling tag caching $config['disable_tag_caching'] but not one for pages. I'm using the Focus Lab master config ...
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MasterConfig seems to retain reference to Republic Variables somewhere

I just performed a clean install of EE onto a local virtual host, and having checked the installation by successfully logging into the CP, followed that up by bringing into play the MasterConfig ...
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Config setting clarification

Is there a difference between the config variables $config['compress_output'] and $config['gzip_output']? I was getting some errors with a particular add-on while having $config['compress_output']= ...
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MySQL connection on a non-standard port

We were experimenting with running an EE database stored on AWS and we found that MySQL was running on a non-standard port.
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EE 1, adding another server

So I have searched but I seem to only find information on setting up EE in the config.php for multiple server environments - local, staging, production. What Im looking to get some information on is ...
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Seeking three specific config variables

I've been trying to figure out how to set three specific CP settings via my config file and can't find a reference for the necessary variables. Maybe somebody can point me in the right direction. I'm ...