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

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How do I customize the Control Panel login window?

Is it possible to edit the EE Control Panel login window? A client would like to customize it with their company logo?
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Unable to connect to database using WAMP

I turned debugging on with my local installation, and find out that i cant get into database. A Database Error Occurred Unable to connect to your database server using the provided settings. ...
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404 thrown when trying to access file manager

On an EE 2.7.3 we are seeing a strange behaviour on the live server where we get a 404 when trying to access the file manager from Content > Files > File Manager. We have the admin.php file renamed ...
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EE Control Panel Loading Slow

I have a problem about my control panel menu loading it’s run slow, especially about anything run with js i think the hover menu like menu Design, Members, etc are not showing up then i try to enter ...
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No Head or Footer HTML Loading in CP - v2.8.1

v2.8.1 Build Date: 20140314 Having an issue where the header and footer HTML doesn't load randomly. Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't. This happens randomly when navigating the CP control ...
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Zenbu returning blank screen or no results on channel filter

We have a saved search in Zenbu that looks like: ?D=cp&C=addons_modules&M=show_module_cp&module=zenbu&channel_id=14 This has started returning a blank page, though it doesn't take ...
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Increase number of channel entries displayed in control panel

A few years back, I worked on a client EE project that involved deleting thousands of existing entries. A fellow EE developer showed me that you could append the query string with a variable that will ...
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How automatically be logged in to both the Control Panel and front-end at the same time?

If user logged in to front-end, is it possible to auto logged in to Control Panel ? How automatically be logged in to both the Control Panel and front-end at the same time ? Thanks
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Unable to Log In to CP: The username field is required

I am suddenly unable to log into my EE CP. Every attempt results in a "The username field is required." error. It doesn't matter what I enter into the fields, it always comes back to this: I've ...
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Superflous 'Not Authorized' Error in CP

When trying to add an entry from the CP with a user in an 'Editors' group (not SuperAdmin) I get this error on being redirected after submitting the entry: [quote]An Error Was Encountered You are not ...
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Changing order of category groups on CP Edit filter and adding group name to dropdown

Just wondering whether it was possible to amend the order of category groups in the dropdown that appears on the CP edit page: http://cl.ly/UQRD and also adding the group's name? Right now this ...
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Matrix breaks Field Options on 2.8?

I'm installing my first 2.8 on a local machine, and noticed that the Field Options aren't showing up. I retraced the steps and it turns out installing latest version of Matrix (2.5.10) breaks Field ...
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Conditional Fields in Channel in CP

So I have 4 countries Scotland, England, Wales, & N. Ireland I want my users when they choose Scotland to get the 32 regions in Scotland, similarly in England you would get the counties. Is ...
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Is there a way to modify the CP home screen?

Are there any plugins available to update the layout / available list of actions on the home screen once a user is logged in?
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Relationships field limited, but it should search through all entries

It seems I have found something missing in the features of the relationships field. We have many native one to many relationships fields. I have to limit the results that are to be displayed on the ...
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edit_entries_additional_celldata

I'm looking for a way to display entries in the control panel in the order of being last updated. I saw that EE1 has the hook edit_entries_additional_celldata but it's not present in EE2. Is there any ...
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Control Panel theme that looks like Wordpress

I think EE's Control Panel is super simple and intuitive. Granted, I have been using it for over 3 years now, so I am comfortable in it. However, I have had several clients over the years express that ...
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Timed Out at Control Panel Login as Super Admin

I have a site that I have running on a company server that is an internal server. It does not allow requests from outside to come in. The entire site works fine on my local computer and on a server ...
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Customise Meta Titles in CP (Admin) Pages

So I've been customising the admin area with styling and low key branding - but cannot find any way of editing the meta titles, so am currently stuck with Login | ExpressionEngine etc in the ...
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'Forgot Your Password?' Not Recognizing eMail Address

I was locked out of the CP... I use the same basic username and password until a site is launched. I keep record of all passwords, emails, etc. No longer recognizing the info. I went to reset the ...
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Control Panel Speed

There are many articles of advice about how to speed up the front end of an EE site, but very little about how to improve the performance of the Control Panel. A client is constantly telling me their ...
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Is there a “Select a Category OR Entry” field type? If there isn't, is there a way to toggle fields?

Basically I want to have entries with field types that provide links to either a category or an entry. I'm guessing such a fieldtype doesn't exist, so... I can use WB Category Select for selecting ...
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Searching field types set to VMG Chosen Member in the Control Panel

I'm using VMG Chosen Member as a Field Type so administrators can easily add Members of a custom Member Group 'Customers' to different Channel Entries. This is fine, but when in the Control Panel I ...
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Structure Won't Appear in Control Panel Anymore

Made a rookie mistake and deleted Structure from the server before uninstalling it first from the EE CP. Now, after I've reuploaded it, it still won't appear. I've tried going into the config file and ...
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Lock down certain member groups in the CP so other members can’t delete them?

Does anyone know if there is there a way to lock down certain member groups in the CP so other members can’t delete member accounts belonging to those member groups? I have a specific member group, ...
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Idle message when logged in to control panel

I get this message at the bottom of the page of the control panel: "You've gone idle, please enter your password to continue." I just updated to ExpressionEngine to 2.7.3
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Search Entries for Keyword in Control Panel not working

Using version 2.7.3, when I try to use the Keywords field in the Edit/Search Entries box, I just get a spinning activity indicator, but never any search results. I am able to use the drop down ...
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although logged in, no access to off line site, EE thinks I am not logged in

Although I am logged in a s superadmin, I do not get access to a site that is offline. Klicking on the site name link, I get To proceed to the URL you have requested, click the link below: ...
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I cannot render {cp_session_id} in edit this like

I am trying to make edit entry link using this idea in user guide bellow http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/templates/globals/single_variables.html#cp-session-id but {cp_session_id} ...
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Editing pages from outside the Control Pane with two group id's

{if author_id == logged_in_member_id OR logged_in_group_id == "1"} Edit This Page ⇑{/if} I have added a second logged in group id "6" However, when I change this from 'logged_in_group_id == "1"' ...
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Fatal Error Message in EE CP when I want to open a template pr submit changes to a template

Sorry very new to EE. What do I do to sort out the following error Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 49 bytes) in ...
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Templates in CP take over 4 minutes to load

When I click on design/template/edit/XXXX/index or view the page is taking over minutes to load. Same issue under ADMIN. All othe sections load super fast. related question Fatal: Error Message in EE ...
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Anyone experiencing intermittent Submit fail and redirect to CP dashboard/home? (ee 2.7.2)

On several different installs I'm finding that when I finish editing an entry and hit Submit, the submission sometimes completely fails and I am redirected to the Control Panel home page. I'd like to ...
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Error on Content Entry Submit in EE: Control Panel Giving JSON Responses in the Browser

I am running into an odd issue when submitting content entry forms in the EE CMS. Whenever I submit a form I see this response in my browser: I am not sure what is causing this issue but it seems ...
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Non Super Admins users can't login?

I had client of mine contact me this morning about them not being able to login to the CP of the site. I thought at first it was a cookie/session issue, but after having them clear their browser ...
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Control Panel Login Timeout issues

I'm on EE 2.7 and clients are complaining of short logout times. I’m forced to re-log into EE within 20-30 minutes of non-usage even though you’ve set the timeout to 8.3 hours. My current ...
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{site_url} when updating on localhost and transfer to remote server

I'm a newbie upgrading an ExpressionEngine site from 1.6.8 to 2.7.2. I did this on my local server. Worked pretty well but I lucked out since I don't have any add-ons to upgrade. However, not ...
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Member “change log” addon for EE

Is there an equivalent of a Change Log addon to track members actions in the CP for EE? I'm haven't seen anything like that unless I'm missing some native functionality.
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Database error when logging on to Control Panel - Unknown column 'hash' in 'field list' [duplicate]

I just visited my control panel page and got this: A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 1054 Unknown column 'hash' in 'field list' SELECT hash, timestamp FROM (exp_developer_log) ...
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Javascript Notification Plugin - Capture message and params

Please see JavaScript Notification Plugin for reference. Question: Is it possible to "capture" the message and params of $.ee_notice() any time it's run in the CP? I'd like to use destroy to hide ...
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Control panel screen reloads when attempting to save changes on other pages

I usually just experience this at random intervals, but now all the time when attempting to save changes in the Freeform Pro plugin. I am pretty sure this is not just limited to the plugin as I have ...
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Include custom JavaScript in the control panel

I need to be able to add some javascript globally to the Admin section of my site, and i have been using the cp_css_js extension for this which has sort of worked. The thing is that it's super buggy ( ...
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Admin control panel access behind firewall

The company is extremely concerned with security. There is a lot of sensitive data on the servers and this is understandable. What I struggle with is getting many of the addons to operate properly, as ...
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How to prevent idle session logout?

I can't seem to prevent auto logouts from happening (EE 2.7.1). I have set the config item 'admin_session_type' to 'c', which is confirmed in the control panel (reads: 'Cookies only' in Security and ...
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Adding a CP bar to the front end for logged-in members

is there a way to add the top horizontal CP bar that appears in the back end to the front end as well, for logged in members to see? WordPress and Drupal both have this, trying to figure out how to do ...
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Creating Custom CP Links to Other Site Channels in MSM with Zoo Flexible Admin

I've got an MSM installation with 2 sites (Site 1, Site 2). I'm building out a custom control panel menu using Zoo Flexible Admin. I would like my admin to be able to click a custom link in the CP ...
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Why does the control panel require a query string for log-in?

On multiple ExpressionEngine installs I have noticed that there is a problem logging in when the following query string parameters are omitted: http://www.url.net/admin.php?s=0&D=cp&C=login ...
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Load RTE into custom module for use in control panel

is there a way to load the RTE javascript in a module for the cpanel? I have tried the following, but keep getting an error when refreshing the page: ee()->load->library(array('javascript', ...
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Editing for SSL - EE1

I am trying to force the EE1 control panel to my secure cert, with a bit of difficulty. The problem is that not everything is delivered by a relative link, so some stuff, specifically custom ...
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2.7.2 Idle message when logged into CP

I've just upgraded from 2.6.1 to 2.7.2 of EE and when I log in I get this message at the bottom of the screen below the EE copyright message: You've gone idle, please enter your password to ...