The ExpressionEngine Control Panel is the central location for configuring your EE install, adding/editing entries and managing templates.

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Multi-Site View Site: To proceed to the URL you have requested, click the link below:

We're using the multi-site manager. When viewing one of the added sites using the upper right pulldown or cp home -> view, an interim step occurs: To proceed to the URL you have requested, click the ...
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Edit channel fields view displaying short name not field label, with no link to edit

Since I upgraded from 2.5.5 to 2.10.1, I can no longer edit channel fields. When attempting to edit channel fields, the edit view displays the fields listed by short name in input tags, instead of ...
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Deleting old templates from CP

How can I delete old templates that no longer exist in my repo from EE cpanel? I can see you can multi-select and sync, but is there a way of deleting them?
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How can we create custom capability for a member group so that we can check in our module and give access to it

I am creating a module for a simple form submission. In admin, I am showing a table view of all entries. I have a specific member group "pitch" who can access only that module. In addition they can't ...
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ExpressionEngine in a subfolder of an ExpressionEngine install

I'm throwing a stupid one out here. I'd like to have an ExpressionEngine base install on my web root. Then, I'd like to have ExpressionEngine installs in subfolders on that web root. I'd then like to ...
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Trying to find a replacement for Dash-EE

I'm really happy with the way Dash-EE used to work, but for some time now I haven't been able to save and reset the Dashboards properly. So now it's basically not usable for me on a client site (ref: ...
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Hook to add a new column in control panel

For an extension I would like to add an extra column in the cp's entries overview. I have searched for a hook I could use for this, but could not find anything. I could use Zenbu, but that is a bit ...
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Add a new menu button in control panel on module installation

For the module I am developing I would like to add a new menu button in the control panel. I could do that manually, but I was wondering if there is a standard EE function to add a new menu button ...
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Is there a way to change EE Control Panel menu/submenu to open on click instead of hover?

I'm wondering if there is a way to disable EE control panel menu/submenu appear by hover. Instead I would like to set it up to open on click. (i know that base menu initiate on click - first time, ...
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Adding to EE Publish/Edit Form

Can anyone give me some advice on how I can add some specific content to a publish/edit screen? I'm specifically wondering if this is possible using hooks and an extension. Right now I'm hooking in ...
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Disallowed Key Characters in CP - only one user

I've got an EE 2.8.1 site where one user cannot access a specific channel. He gets the message "Disallowed Key Characters". It only happens for this single user. Highlights: Only happens for the ...
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Member page - 500 Error EE 2.10

After updating EE to 2.10.. I have a blank (500 error) when i try to edit a member! I tried to flush all the cache, Create and edit new member Other browser Any ideas? Thanks! UPDATE: I ...
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Matrix very slow when editing entries

I currently have a matrix field within my channel entries. When this field is empty, the edit entries loads perfectly well. However, once data is added to the matrix field, for example i have an entry ...
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How to change the font colour in EE cPanel?

How to change the font colour in EE cPanel ? I never have taken to the idea using "Grey" text instead of Black text. It seems daft spending money to buy a large monitor, and then give the text a faded ...
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member control panel channel entry field relationship permissions

I am trying to give members access to the control panel so that they can publish edit their own entries. Say I have Channel A and Channel B. It is easy to setup EE so that each member can only edit ...
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Set control panel site link to open in new window

Is there a way to set the upper right hand website link in the CP to open in a new window or tab? Thanks!
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Login Problems @ Control Panel after installing Forum software

I am using EE 2.9 on my localhost and have just installed the forum software that I purchased a few hours ago. Everything seemed to be simple enough and I am sure that I put all the right stuff in the ...
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Assets Image Rotation

We have a client that uses a Windows computer that auto rotates images from his camera, but when uploaded are rotated 90 degrees. We know you can rotate images in the File Manager, but it's not very ...
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How to edit Expression Admin panel

I need to customize the Admin Control Panel in Expression Engine I don't know how to do it. If any one knows kindly tell me. Updated Actually I want to show the channel data(any entries) in ...
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jQuery not loading on Control Panel

I checked this post out and followed the things the OP posted and what other users suggested, but jQuery still isn't loading in the control panel. The themes folder is properly linked and the CSS for ...
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Unable to Edit Specific Entries & Publish Error as Super Admin

I've got a complex site that was working until yesterday with no code changes in the last week. EE 2.9.2 In the Branch Locator channel there are two specific entries which I am unable to make any ...
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CP Content>Edit “edits” and Content>Edit>xxxxx “Publishes”

I have a small but strange behaviour showing up in the CP following an upgrade of ee from 2.4 to 2.9.2. When you navigate via the top menu bar to content>edit and hover over "edit" the link - it ...
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Cookie trouble after server upgrade, getting redirect loop error

After hosting provider did a server upgrade I'm not able to add or edit any entries in the EE control panel. This appears to be a cookie related issue. Details Front of site presents I am able to ...
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Showing Expired Entries in Channel Entries Edit List

So our client is constantly adding entries that have expiration dates, but in the Edit page for Channel Entries, you can't filter the list to show all expired entries for example. Problem is that the ...
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Increase Screen Name Length

The screen_name member field is limited to 50 characters in the CP...is there a way to increase this? We have some company names for Screen Names that are longer than 50 characters. Thanks!
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2.9.2 CP Session Timeout - Is there no solution?

I’ve found many threads both here and elsewhere on session timeout in the CP, however I’ve yet to see a solution that works. One of my clients is complaining that the timeout is too short, and so far ...
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Control Panel base url not updating… how to fix?

We recently changed the URL for an EE site currently in development. We changed the URL entries on the General Configuration page. We found that we could not change these entries on the General ...
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Seeking clarity regarding Control Panel auto-logouts

The internal rules regarding how long users can stay logged into the CP have undergone numerous changes in the last few version of EE (mainly 2.7.x onward I think). Various config overrides were ...
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Bug? New member notification only accepts one email address

In Member Preferences > Notification Preferences> Email Address for Notification is says to 'Separate multiple emails with a comma', but if I do I get an error that "The mbr_notification_emails field ...
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Unable to upload images with Channel Images: Uncaught TypeError in Console in CP

have been scrachting my head about this for the last 2 days: I created a new channel (duplicated another channel) and set everything up else up as desired. ATM the channel holds about 28 entries. ...
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ExpressionEngine CP pages always seem to cache

I'm helping run an EE site that's developed a really strange problem that my other EE installs seem to have, even if they are on the same webhost and reseller hosting account. What's going on is ...
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Is it possible to lock a template in Template Manager?

We have a template which is literally a template in the original sense: i.e. it contains code which is intended to be copied and pasted into a newly created template. Is it possible to 'lock' this ...
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Search member custom fields from control panel

Is there a way to search custom member fields from the control panel? This question was asked in April 13 (Is there a good control panel add-on that provides more robust member search functionality?) ...
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Quick and simple way to determine which templates are used on an EE site and where

I have inherited a large EE site (upgraded to 2.9.2) that is, frankly, a mess on the backend (EE CP). There are many template groups and templates that appear to have been left behind from multiple ...
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blank page when saving extension settings

I am developing an EE extension and everything was working fine and I thought I was done. So I uninstalled the extension and re-installed it to testing everything. It uninstalled fine and ...
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Getting control panel user data in javascript

Im working on a simple plugin that just needs to get the current logged users screen name, email address and username into some javascript and inject that js on every page. My hope is to juse the ...
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tracking down malware in expression engine

I am getting a malware warning from google but I can’t track down how to access these files/pages. not in the ftp or in the CMS. can anyone tell me were I should look? ...
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Expression Engine Control Panel

I am a newbie to EE. I went through the features and looks cool. I am planning to use it for my new project. But I want to know, whether its possible to create a custom page or function in control ...
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Any easy way to do a Find/Replace in all entries and fields?

I know there is the Search & Replace functionality built into the control panel but I'm hoping to find a way to do this on all entries and fields without having to run it individually for each ...
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All new items have same ID# 0

I just updated a site from 2.6 to 2.9.2. It's been very buggy since and nothing seems to work. I think I found the problem but I don't know where to fix. All new entries have the same ID of 0 ...
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How can we add custom column in control panel for any channel entry

How can we add custom column in control panel (EE verstion 2.9.2) content >> Edit for any channel entry?
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Cannot get to CP - 404 Error

Today a site I administer started getting a 404 error when trying to access the CP at www.thedomain.com/admin.php It was working fine and as far as I know there have been no changes to the system by ...
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ExpressionEngine control panel shows raw source

this is happening randomly, but when I go to my login page, it sometimes just shows on other occasions, I tried to view the filemanager but got a page with ...
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PHP Errors after OS X Upgrade

I got to work this morning and, after upgrading to Yosemite and MAMP Pro, I am getting a series of PHP Errors and cannot get access to to CP (returns blank page). The frontend of the site itself is ...
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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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ExpressionEngine control panel links use wrong URL

I'm attempting to set up a staging server for a live EE powered website. I decided to use xampp but I'm having problems getting everything working. On the live website EE's control panel links look ...
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Slow entry form loading & slow tab switching - javascript issue?

Loading Control Panel entry pages can take more than 20 seconds, even for a new entry. But EE debug tools show only about 3.5 sec controller time, 16 MB memory, 150 queries. The channel has about 35 ...
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Trying to access File Manager gets 404 error

Problem is intermittent - v2.8.1 - but many times trying to access File Manager (and some other pages) results in a 404. I saw another thread with this issue but no answers. Anyone have a fix? Btw ...
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Cannot use Login as Member for another Super Admin

EE 2.8.1 - when I try to login as a member (another Super Admin) and check the radio button for go to CP (or any button or none) EE just logs me out and dumps me back on the login screen. Anyone have ...
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Control panel: access denied on second site

After updating to Expressionengine 2.9 and MSM 2.1.7 the client admins are not able to switch to the second site anymore (same permissions as on the first site), superadmins have access. Does anybody ...