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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How can I tell if a fieldtype is in use?

I'm trying to clean up my EE install and there are a few third-party fieldtypes that I'm reasonably sure aren't in use. But I'd like to make sure before removing them. Is there any way to tell, other ...
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jQuery version conflict in channel form / zoo visitor

I have a zoo visitor (1.3.34) registration form on EE 2.10.3 with a multiple relationship field. This field get rederred and I can select relationships when this default parameter is in use ...
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How to Display custom fields into tabs?

I’m new to EE and coming from a Drupal background. I’m enjoying learning EE. Question: How do I display the fields from a custom channel into tabs? A perfect example I would like to replicate is ...
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Freeform Pro -Is it possible to have a field with Optgroup?

I have a form which users need to select a category but those are in 3 different categories themselves so ideally I would need to use Optgroup to display this. e.g. <select> <optgroup ...
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Expresso store - adding note after order

Is it possible to add a note to an order AFTER it is completed. I'd like the user to add a note AND add data to a hidden field that is added to an order. This really needs to be done after the order ...
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Is there a simple way for the client to add to a dropdown list on a publish page?

I'm creating an "events" channel and I want to have a dropdown list on the publish page so the editor can select the country in which an event takes place. Initially, events will only happen in 2 or 3 ...
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Can a custom field be populated by external JSON?

I'm building the marketing portion of a larger system, where a catalog of products is in a separate database. I need a custom select field that represents the products in the catalog, so I can relate ...
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Comma in Text Input

I have a channel field Text Input where I need to store numbers with comma as a string. I set the fields Field Content to All. Unfortunately, if I enter a comma in the field, like in 2,5, the field ...
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How get the particular part for a string?

How to get a particular part of a string? e.g after some special characters or some words.
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add/publish new field data for existing channel entries

I have and existing channel with existing entries. I added a new custom field, a radio button group, with options YES/NO, with the default option being YES. The field is now available in the edit ...
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Uninstalling add-ons Subscriptions causing DB error

I'm trying to uninstall two add-ons that we have no intention of using on the production version of this project (Store and Subscriptions). Unfortunately, every time I go to uninstall I get this ...
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How to get Calendar and Event data from Solspace Calendar?

I am trying to make a template that outputs JSON, listing all events within a date range. I want to be able to display my custom channel fields in the Event channel, as well as within the Calendar ...
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Fiedtype to allow selection of layout using thumbnail images?

I'm looking for a field type that could let my client choose a certain template for the single page of an entry. I'm thinking a radio button field type but i'd like to show the option as an image.. ...
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Custom fields issue using Structure Nav plugin

I'm trying to use the Structure Nav plugin so I can display some custom code and fields for a Structure navigation. I'm using the following code which is working fine except no custom fields are ...
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Custom Field Type - Data is not being saved

I'm creating a custom field type. But the data isn't being saved to the database. There are several values that are being combined into a string, divided by a pipe character. I've checked the save() ...
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How to make the Rich Text area larger?

I'm using the standard EE 'Textarea (Rich Text)' field (on EE 2.10.1), but no matter what I put in the 'Textarea Rows' field, when viewing the field in the control panel it's only around 150 pixels ...
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Pair variables on Custom Field Type

In the Custom Field Type, I've made separate table to store other information. So it means single field value contain many values in array. I want to use this array as pair tags on expressionengine. ...
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Does adding Channel fields affect existing content in those channels?

I'm looking to add a couple non-required channel fields to a particular channel on my site. How will adding these channel fields affect existing content in that particular channel? What will the ...
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Images are gone with membergroup

If i create a new membergroup, based on the users membergroup. All the images from a custom field are not showing. If i switch the user to the default membergroup, it works again. users that are not ...
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How do I determine which channel field groups are not being used?

We've created a lot of channels over the years some of which have been pruned back. This potentially leaves their channel field groups as useless clutter. There doesn't seem to be a view within ...
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Channel Form - Relationship Field - Custom Field

I have a channel form with a relationship field options: loop. I'm trying to also get a custom field from this relationship. Is that possible? If yes, how? {exp:channel:form ...
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PHP Error with Channel Field Group

I am getting a PHP Error, when I go to publish > Channel(name). I have this assigned to what I call the 'master' field group (master) it has 15 fields. I set up a test field group and assigned it to ...
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Automatically delete certain channel entries

My website has two channels: pet_owners and pets. pets channel also has custom field named owner_id. My problem is: whenever an entry from pet_owners is deleted, would it be possible to force certain ...
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Use Custom Field as Timezone Parameter in Date Field

I have a custom field where the publisher can choose what time zone they want the entry date to display as, but I'm having trouble when trying to use it in the template: {exp:channel:entries ...
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Do unused custom fields affect performance?

If there are custom fields that are not used e.g., optional, in all entries, does this in any way affect performance? I am considering implementing a somewhat monolithic custom fieldset to be ...
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Call EE publish from another module and prepopulate some fields

I have a custom module that members update team and player information. I would like to use a channel for publishing match reports rather than code it into the module. Is it possible to call the ...
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Custom Fields in DevDemon Subscriptions

Has anyone been able to get Custom Fields to work with the DevDemon Subscriptions add-on? At the very bottom of this page (http://www.devdemon.com/documentation/tag/subs-subscribe/) there are two ...
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style=“display:none” breaks publish page when saving Error: “Not Allowed”

Having a strange issue where I am inserting google / facebook tracking snippets into a textarea custom field (formatting: none). In one of the snippets of code an image has style="display:none", if ...
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Expresso Store display custom field on checkout page

I'm trying to display a custom field (a product picture) in the checkout page but it's getting buggy. I'd like to display a picture of each product next to it's info. When the page is processed, it ...
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Carthrob Get custom order data field value

I am using cartthrob I have created a custom field called notes I am working on a pre authorize hook I can retrieve the current order details like ...
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Add-on to auto-populate latitude/longitude fields based on user-entered location?

I'm using leaflet.js to create a map page displaying events with descriptive map pins based on location. The javascript initialization for each pin looks like the following: L.marker([41.8781136, ...
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PHP Error Notice Undefined index: field_ta_rows in textarea/ft.textarea.php

I have this PHP warning noticed that's appearing in one of my channels and I'm not sure what the issue is. My channel has 9 custom fields; 4 grid fields, 3 text input fields, a text area field and a ...
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Dynamic Content In Fancybox Not Working

I have a listing of staff member that I want to have a link that pops up a bio via fancybox. I have no problem getting this to work using static id's, but when I try to do it dynamically via a custom ...
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Field Uniqueness

I am working on a Web App that a teacher assigns a passphrase to a channel entry and students can sign in by searching for the phrase (not super secure I know, but it works for my application). My ...
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Output custom author fields on entry

I'm trying to output a custom field of the author of an entry. And no matter what I do, it wraps it in an <a> tag that I cannot do anything with. I just want to output that value, but ...
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If statement failing in with custom field on a specific post with certain value length

A very weird problem, but in a specific channel that has many custom fields I get a very peculiar problem with just one entry (as far as I can tell) where a particular custom field is failing only ...
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Best way to edit all custom variable values and re-import

running ExpressionEngine with Cartthrob - we've come up against a situation where the client has requested to remove a global Tax setting, so that they can have all prices on the site already ...
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Sort and Results on Custom Fields (not category)

I'm trying to add a sort / results feature on 2 custom fields which would look similar to what I've started here using categories but using custom fields instead: ...
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Registering for different events, with each event having its own registration questions

I'm attempting to map out and build a fundraising website that would allow for an organisation to set up multiple events during the year. Users would be able to register for these events and get ...
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Expression engine search using a numbers

I'm having this strange thing when I search for items in EE. Whenever I search for an item having the name "89580.32" this doesn't work. If I add a letter to it, it seems to work. The solution is ...
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combining two sets of custom field groups

Ive have a site running for a while with two channels each with there own custom field group. I now find that I need to be able to clone entries from each channel using mx cloner but because each ...
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Order Channel Custom Field Options

I know, still asking newbie questions. Maybe it is because I am running version 2.3.1, but it's not working for me. I have a custom field options and I am trying to sort the checkboxes. I have ...
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Filtering and Ordering

I'm working on a site that's going to list events. These events will have the following data: Title Type Date Location I'd like to give the user the ability to filter by any one (or combination) ...
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“Undefined Index” PHP errors after upgrade from 1.6 to 2.9

After upgrading from 1.6 to 2.9, I’m getting a set of the errors below when displaying a page containing images, one set for each image. I’m running PHP 5.4.x and it says “Fast CGI” after the 5.4.x. ...
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Dynamic custom field issues

This works (all tags output): {exp:channel:entries channel="section_homepage" disable={global:param_disable_all_with_cats}} {{channel_short_name}_top_banner} {channel_short_name} ...
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Group entries which have the same custom field using Stash?

I want to display multiple lists of entries on the same page, but with entries that have the same custom filed grouped together. I'm not able to use categories to do this and wondered if it would be ...
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creating channels / custome fields via a module

I've been asked to create a competition module for EE. I think that it'd be best to have the module create a new channel and custom fields. I can create my own tables and have a nice separate area, ...
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Grouping entries by custom field

I was seeing this wunderful idea from Stephen T (Grouping entries by relationship field (title)), unfortunately it's not working for me. I have a channel called market which actually is a store where ...
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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' ...