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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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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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Supersearch and dates

Is there some way to search a custom date field with supersearch? I am developing a site that has historic dates (eg July 4th, 1776) stored in a channel, and I want to be able to search those dates. ...
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Use Search Fields plugin with Low Yearly Archives?

I need to be able to display a list of years and months of entries in a channel, exactly as Low Yearly Archives does. But filter that list so that it only displays entries which contain a particular ...
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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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Custom field type in Grid with grid_dropdown_row setting

I am developing a custom field type to be used in a Grid. I have a field type setting that is a multiple select drop down using the grid_dropdown_row function. When I select the field type in the ...
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DevDemon Channel Ratings - Enter rating on entry publish screen

I'm setting up a site that wants to display ratings, but not collect them online. It's for a service company that has customers rate them in person, on paper, and then manually adds the ratings as a ...
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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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PHP Error with Wygwam fields

Since updating to EE 2.8.1 and now EE 2.9.0 I get the following error when I click on any Wygwam field in the Channel Fields > Edit field window: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Warning ...
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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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filter entries by Playa custom field

I've got a channel of languages and a channel of projects. A project can have 1 language associated to it with Playa. Right now, I have a channel entries loop to spit out a list of all languages and ...
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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' ...
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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 ...