Custom-fields is what make EE tick. In a blog or news website analogy, besides an excerpt or body field, entries can have all kinds of custom-fields, from date type fields to google-maps.

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Expression Engine - Passing Custom Field Variables to Layout

I'm trying getting to grips with Expression Engine. Specifically passing custom field information to a master layout I have created two template groups. One for the overall layout including the ...
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Creating a Member Checklist

My site is powered by Zoo Visitor. I need to set up an "at-a-glance" checklist for the members on there so they can see what they've completed and what they still need to do. It would be nice if ...
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Field pack pixel and tonic strange php error

This is when I am creating a fieldpack download channel field. Message: Array to string conversion Filename: fieldpack/ft.fieldpack_pill.php
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Database Error when I attempt to Publish an Entry

I created a new channel and a field group that has a large number of custom fields. When I attempt to Publish a new entry I get the following error: A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 1054 ...
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How to upload photo, edit it with Aviary and then submit through a front-end form?

I'm not an experienced user and would like to make something complicated: I'd like to use aviary editor to edit photo's on form submit. I need a form where user's can upload their image, edit it with ...
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Expresso Store and Drag and drop upload form during checkout

I need to allow users to upload their own files during a checkout process. I think Freform Pro should be fine but I don't know how to integrate it inside the checkout page. Should be nice to ...
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channel form - an edit form with field tag for Textarea

I am trying to create an edit form to allow my users to edit a channel, When I use this {field:vacancy_description} I get the following html <div ...
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Javascript error EE 2.8: Uncaught TypeError: Object 132 has no method 'replace'

I just upgraded to EE 2.8. I know it's brand new, but I'm already having an issue that I can't seem to fix. On the publish page, and when adding a field to a field group, I see the following error ...
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Outtputing all member's information

I've built a system for Schools which has a teacher/student hierarchy based on a custom field, I want a teacher to be able to login and view which of their students has registered with the system. It ...
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Convert Custom Field Content to Lower Case with Dashes

I have a custom field with a person's name in it, and I need to convert it (in the template) to all lowercase with dashes instead of spaces so I can use it as an ID tag. Example: Suzie McRowdy ...
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Possible to filter Stash List by two custom fields?

I'm retrieving a list and ordering it by a custom field but need to exclude some fields and include others. Essentially it is a case of the EE 'search by custom field' param but using OR not ...
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Outputting select field with order_custom fields in Expresso Store

I have a custom field called "newsletter", I've mapped this to order_custom2 from within the store settings and used the following code: <div class="control-group {if ...
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FreeMember Update Profile only updating screen_name and email, not any other custom fields

I'm having a lingering FreeMember issue where regardless of what I include in the form it will only update the screen_name and the email address. It will not update the street_address, city, state, or ...
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When parsing {exp:channel:entries} are all channel fields loaded, or only the ones used in the template

Scenario: I have a collection of projects (the channel) in a portfolio page (the template), with the title and feature image showing on each. When I click on a project, I want to have a modal box with ...
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ExpressionEngine - Send custom field in New Member Registration Email?

I need to send custom field data to the admin when a user registers. In this example I'm trying to send the ZIPCODE along with other standard fields. I'm using freemember to collect the custom field ...
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How to add a drop-down menu driven search that is field-specific per drop-down?

I have an existing drop-down menu search in place at http://www.ncwildflower.org/index.php/plant_galleries/Quick_Plant_Mini-Search/ Or you can also see this on the main page centered at ...
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Check for boolean return from Channel Field of type 'matrix'

Using EE v2.4 and Matrix v2.2 I'm trying to check if the matrix '{article_images}' rows are != '0'. Within the channel: {if article_images} <div class="left article_image ...
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Resolving conflict between variables between main loop and playa:parents loop

Playa experts out there: I thought variable prefix parameter would solve this one, but perhaps I'm misunderstanding how it's intended to be used. Here's what I'm trying to do: {exp:channel:entries ...
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Module: Facebook functionality on publish Tab?

I've been banging my head against the wall with this and I have not found an answer. I am attempting to build an EE application where admin can come in and create a quiz app. I then need to allow ...
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How to make singular instance of text editable in a template

Is there a good workflow for making a singular instance of text, like an intro paragraph, editable within a template? I find this comes up a lot and the channel entry workflow is really built around ...
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How to get channel field data from a given entry id?

I want to get the channel field data from entry id in my custom module. Is there any way to get the field data. If anyone knows, please help
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Unformatted Field Data Wrapped in <p> Tags on Output

I have a text field with formatting set to "none". In the database, the data for that field is stored exactly as it should be: as plain text with no html tags. When I drop the field tag into my ...
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Prevent multiple add_to_head() calls

In function display_field(), if a fieldtype needs to use ee()->cp->add_to_head('/path/to/foo.css') and ee()->cp->add_to_foot('/path/to/bar.js'), how can I get it to do so only once, even ...
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Redirected to homepage when adding/editing custom fields

After updating the system to 2.7.2 I am no longer able to add or edit channel fields. I just get redirected to my default homepage and the form doesn't submit.
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403 forbidden error when creating custom fields

I'm getitng a 403 Forbidden error when trying to create custom fields. I can create/edit templates, create/edit channels, administer members and I'm a member of the Super Admins group. The error ...
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Using a custom field with the month_links tag

Does anybody have a way of using the channel:month_links tag (to create a list of links to monthly archive pages) that takes it's date point from a custom date field rather than the entry_date field? ...
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Pre-populated content in Wygwam?

Is it possible to have Wygwam (or any custom field) pre-populated with content when you create a new entry? I'm aiming to give my client a table, with some cells already filled in.
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Display a custom field with Rich Text Area fieldtype

In the documentation, I don't see anything here on how to display a field with fieldtype of textarea(richtext) How do I display that field?
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P&T Checkboxes and Channel Form

I am having trouble displaying checkboxes for a P&T Field Pack Checkboxes custom field in a Channel Form (ExpressionEngine 2.7.1, Field Pack 2.1.1) using the {custom_fields} and {options} loop. ...
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Create a plugin or Field type

I am new to EE and working my way around the CMS. I have worked with WP and Joomla. The task I have is to build an admin functionality where the admin can select either a URL or upload a file and ...
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EE 2.7.1 Publish Layout fields disappearing

So I upgraded to EE 2.7.1 and I am having issues with my publish layouts. If I leave things well alone, all seems good in the world. However, if I go in and edit the layout to rearrange fields in a ...
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Is there a way to display playa fields inside my matrix field?

I have searched high and low for answers to why my fields are not displaying properly or displaying data I need. I am basically trying to get the url for the playa entry selected in the backend to ...
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Removing <p> tag from weblog text input field

I have a field in my weblog where a price can be entered on my site which is run with EE 1.7.1. In the template, I have a javascript code that adds a comma and a dollar sign. The problem is that in ...
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How do I get the resized version of an image in a fieldtype plugin?

I have a custom fieldtype on my site which allows you to upload an image and draw on it. However, while the site uses a resized version of the image, the fieldtype displays the full-sized version when ...
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Can I natively define a default value for a custom field?

I have a channel for events, which includes the time, date and city that the event is in. In approximately 80% of cases, the event's city will be Sydney. Is it possible for me to define Sydney as the ...
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Unformatted Textarea with Very Basic Text Styling

What's the best way to have an unformatted textarea field (meaning no <p> or <br> tags), but still allow the client to make text bold, italic, or add a link? I often have to put content ...
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Javascript array of custom Fields

I have a custom CSV field for coordinates {map_coordinates} (e.g., "47.262223,-122.451725") and would like to loop through each entry and plot those coordinates onto a maps (using the Google Maps A:PI ...
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Krea Content Elements Field and EE 2.6.1 Relationships Field - how to use parts of an article in the related articles section of a Single Entry Page

On our web-site each article (Single Entry Page) is accompanied by 4 related articles. Those 4 are chosen by the editors. I set up a native EE 2.6.1 Relationships Field for them. For the article ...
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Show entries for a certain date with a custom date field using Super Search

I am looking to display entries based on a custom date field using Solspace Super Search. I want to be able to use a date picker to select a date in a search form and then use Super Search to only ...
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Title search is not working [duplicate]

I have the following search functionality for the channel entries and Iam searching based on their titles like {exp:channel:entries loose_search='no' orderby='bump_up_date' sort="desc" <?php ...
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0 displayed after saving entry on View Entry Page

I have a channel with about 12 custom fields. Nothing complicated, mostly text input, a few text areas, two files and one relationship field. I noticed after I create an entry and click save, the ...
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Upload a File using a URL instead of direct upload

Is there a way to upload a file to a "File" field using either a direct upload ("Browse" button) or a URL input? I noticed that the built-in file field only support direct upload. Thanks!
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SQL SELECT using custom field name (not ID) in WHERE

Forgive me if I missing something obvious, but I have a need to select channel entries from the EE database, but I want to select those entries based on a value assigned to one of my channels custom ...
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Set Custom Field Prefix With Stash

I have multiple channels with different field groups, but several duplicate fields. For example: Channels: products_bikes products_skateboards products_trikes Fields: bikes_summary ...
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Get Channel entries using custom filed type value

Is there a way to return channel entries based on a custom field type value? I have set up a custom field type and I want to be able to return channel entries that just a have a specific value for ...
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Setting up field type tag pairs from custom plugin methods

I'm currently writing a plugin that returns a result set comprising channel_titles and channel_data. I have a file field in there, so the columns from channel_data are formatted like ...
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Creating a chronological list from 2 channels and sorting by 2 different fields

I'm building a loyalty scheme system in which customers log purchases they have made and when approved they are allocated points. These points are used to 'purchase' rewards. I have most of the ...
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{options:my_field_name} not working

I have this code in my safecracker form <select class="span2" data-title="Help" data-placement="right" data-trigger="focus" data-content="{instructions:gender}" disabled id="gender"> ...
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Adding new channel fields takes 5 minutes

I work with an EE website that has 293 custom fields, and 125k entries. Nowadays, whenever I am adding a new channel field, it takes between 4 and 5 minutes to complete the task! Also, it can take up ...
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Matrix - how to “Populate the menu from another channel field”?

EE's native Select Dropdown field has the option to "Populate the menu from another channel field". I'm using Matrix and the P&T Dropdown field. It doesn't have the option to "Populate the menu ...