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

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In the control panel, is there a way to make an entry field required if another entry field is selected?

EE v2.11.1 Entry Type v1.1.4 I'm using Entry Types to show/hide fields based on a selection. What I would like to do is show the fields and make some of them required if the admin user selects Yes on ...
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Unable to upload files

I need to get images added to a team page, however there is no error message showing, when viewing images that are in the library, they are showing as checkered boxes (checkered wallpaper). Not ...
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How to add links to module control panel in Expression Engine 3.2.1

I've created a basic module with its own control panel page. The page works, but I can't seem to hit upon how to make that page more visible in the backend. How can I add a link on the main control ...
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edit admin template varibles global variables via cms

how do i edit preferences for global variables in the cms, design > templates > global variables. Iv looked at the following and think it might be what i'm looking to do, wondering if the cms cant ...
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File field acting like it's required when it's not

I've got a channel set up that includes a couple of file fields that allow editors to add images to entries. I have these fields set up to accept images only and as not required, but when I try to ...
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Assets - “The file cannot be found” error

We have a few entries that work well on the live site, but when editing on staging server we get the following error: An Error Was Encountered The file cannot be found This might be the same issue ...
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Editing entry in backend: “The file cannot be found”

When I try to edit one specific entry in the CP I get the error "The file cannot be found". The URL the CP produces is something like ...
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Control Panel shortcuts in ExpressionEngine 3

In EE2, I could click the (+) icon in the top menu to add a shortcut button to the current page. These could be managed in my "Main Menu Manager" in my profile. This was really handy, but I cannot ...
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Cannot log-out of control panel.

Clicking on the “Log-Off” link in the upper right hand corner of the CP does not log the user out but redirects them to the CP homepage. The “Log-Off” link reads: ...
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WCOD in when loging in to Control Panel after moving servers

I'm out of ideas here, and posting this as a last resort hopping you can give me some ideas where the problem might lie. I moved servers recently, and I don't know whether this is a problem that ...
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All new entry tabs are blank (date, categories etc)

I wonder if anyone else has had problems with all the fields disappearing from new entry tabs? I have the tabs but no drop downs etc. I've also stopped receiving comment notifications? I'm on EE ...
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Conditional Error when saving an entry in the CP cause by status

I'm experiencing a confusing problem that I've narrowed down to a custom status. I have a status for a channel with the following options: Open Close Spec Sold I can save an entry in this ...
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Date Input Field in CP View

Is it possible to have a date input field in a control panel view page? Is there any kind of build in javascript library for the date calendar etc? Thank you.
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Redirecting requests for SVG thumbnails?

When working with SVGs in the control panel, thumbnails are broken because the system (understandably) can't generate thumbnails for SVGs. In practice this is mostly fine because the SVGs still work ...
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Google Maps for EE stopped plotting markers for new entries in the control panel

I've just noticed that the Google Maps for ExpressionEngine fieldtype no longer seems to be plotting markers onto the map for new entries in the control panel. When I enter a location and search, ...
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Channel Field sort order in EE3

In EE2 there was a mechanism whereby the user/admin could move the channel fields about on a channel entry edit page and change their width to wrap short ones next to each other etc This allowed the ...
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Settings and Email templates tabs have vanished from DevDemon's Forms Control Panel. Any ideas how to get them back?

in our DevDemon forms control panel we're missing tabs - somewhere in settings we've managed to disable them (FORMS, EMAIL TEMPLATES and SETTINGS). Tried everywhere to find how to restore them. Any ...
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How do I find/make the URL to a PHP page in my extension?

If I have a control panel page and I want to submit it to a PHP page in my extensions' directory, how do I do that? What would the URL be? Or would I instead make an ACT URL? If so, how do I do that ...
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What's the proper way to alter a form in the control panel? (Using an extension in EE3)

I have looked through the hooks and cannot figure out which hook could provide a way to alter a form in the control panel (e.g. the create/edit member form or publish/edit entry form). I don't want to ...
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Exp:resso Store - Limited User Type - View orders only (Hook to insert PHP code into Control Panel Head)

We need to give access to the Store control panel to my clients Warehouse team, in order that they can see and dispatch orders, but my client is adamant that the warehouse teams mustn't see the ...
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Is there a way to completely remove the breadcrumbs in the Control Panel?

I'm trying to make the Control Panel as stripped down as possible for clients who get confused easily. Is there a way to completely remove the breadcrumbs from the Control Panel? I see various add-ons ...
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Can I move the Submit button on the entry screen to the top of the window?

I've got clients who have a problem remembering to scroll down to the bottom of long entry screens to click the "submit" button on a regular entry screen. I was thinking it would be good if I could ...
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Broken control panel navigation

I'm working on a local install of EE 2.10.1 in Windows 7 with XAMPP. Everything is cooperating, but the control panel navigation is broken - mouseing over/clicking nav items shows no drop-down. It ...
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Client instructions on Control Panel home?

I'm trying to find an easy way to have basic instructions displayed when the client opens the CP (I'm using NSM Publish Hints for detailed instructions on entry windows). I was using DashEE, which ...
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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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Quick and easy way to get category name from ID

We've inherited a site that has hundreds of categories in a large number of groups. We're working on the templates and many times need to see what a category ID actually is and where it is. So far ...
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Problems with Admin CP after updating from v2.2.2 to v2.10.1

After the update the Admin CP is not working properly anymore. The 'Edit' under 'Content' dropdown is broken. Alle the labels have cpmm_ as prefix. And the links are linking to new pages instead of ...
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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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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 ...