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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Return only entries which have the same custom field as the current displayed entry?

I'm trying to display a list of links dynamically based on the current entry that is being displayed. with code along the lines of this: {exp:channel:entries channel='tour' ...
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displaying certain entries first based on custom field

I have a channel full of product entries. I have a checkbox custom field to mark a product as "popular". I want all "popular" products to display first in the list, like they are "sticky". But I don't ...
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“Google Maps for ExpressionEngine” field validation with Zoo Visitor Update Form

I am using Google Maps for ExpressionEngine field type with Zoo Visitor update member entry form. But I couldn't make this field type as Required. I tried by having "Is this a required field?" as ...
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Custom fieldtype: tag pair and replace_tag_catchall()

I'm building a new fieldtype which should be used with: single tag: {myfield} ...which correctly calls replace_tag() method single tag with modifier: {myfield:modifier} ...which correctly ...
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Database error 1118 - Row size too large

The error occurs when I try to add a new custom field of any kind. The install contains 210 custom fields but will not accept any more. Any advice to troubleshoot would be great. Further details ...
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Why does a multiselect fieldtype custom field result in a DB error

I have created a custom fieldtype that uses a multiselect box. However when I save the entry in the CMS, the following error occurs A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 1054 Unknown column ...
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Outputting next post image within {exp:channel:next_entry}

I'm trying to output an image of the next post within my template like so... {exp:channel:next_entry} <img src="{testimony_story_background}"/> {/exp:channel:next_entry} It doesn't work. ...
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EEv 2.8.1 Unable to load the requested file: col_settings_tmpl.php

I get the error when editing or adding custom any field: "Unable to load the requested file: col_settings_tmpl.php" EE version 2.8.1 Theres a few compulsory plugins/modules running so uninstalling ...
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Category Fields and Zoo Triggers

Can you use category fields with Zoo Triggers? For example when outputting a list of categories can you also output the {category_name} and/or {category_image} etc? Thanks.
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Pre-populate a channel custom select field with a list of certain members

I would like to populate a custom select field added to a channel, with a list of members that have a certain selection from a custom member field. To generate the list of members currently in PHP, ...
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Entry Type field

Has anyone used this add-on: Entry Type field I have it working in the publish page but when I try to use conditionals on the front it fails to work. The developer outlines use as: {if ...
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Is it possible to change a Content Element Name when using Content Elements?

Is it possible to change a Content Element Name when using Content Elements? I can only see how to delete and re-add the Content Element from scratch, but you then lose all your data. I'm using ...
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URL to search a field for keyword on Low Search

We have a query which searches a specific custom field for a given keyword. As an example lets assume we have a table of results, one of the columns data is a custom field called 'my_colour' which ...
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Expresso Store: checkout and order custom field w/ amout value - how to calculate total

I have added an order custom field to the checkout process named "Would you like this order gift wrapped?" and there is one choice (check box) which is passing value, which is marking that order as a ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...