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Expiration date format?

I am trying to set an expiration date through channel form, but each date format I try it says its the 'wrong date format'. I have tried per the manual: Y-m-d H:m A = 2014-04-05 15:30 PM And what ...
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How to make expiration date required?

I need to set expiration date as required for entries on a channel. So is there any way to set expiration date as required for an entry? Thanks
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Completely Remove Date DST Conversions

I have an odd situation where a client wants to display a date as-is without any Daylight Savings Time conversions. Basically, if they enter a specific date they want it to display as is (with the ...
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timestamp date comparison and functions

On my first EE project.. I have a matrix field which returns a timestamp date (when a course was completed), what I want to do is compare the date against todays date and return the number of days. ...
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Postmaster Expiration_Date In “Post Date Specific” Field

I'm currently looking to send out an email using Postmaster when an entry expires. My entry will be assigned a expiration date, so im curious if I can use this variable in the "Post Date Specific" ...
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Problem with executing PHP with expressione engine tag from Freeform (Solspace extension)

I have the following code <?php $startweek = '{freeform:field:week}'; echo $startweek; ?> <?php $date1 = $startweek; $date2 = '03-09-13'; function returnDates($fromdate, $todate) { ...
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Date input field formatting problem in channel form

# Goal Display multiple entries using {exp:channel:entries} and within each entry use a {exp:channel:form} to allow editing the entry’s content. # Problem Using this method, I’m able to display and ...
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Date math using segments

I need to take {segment_n} where the segment is either a Month, Day, or Year value and add values to it. For example, I need to be able to add values like so: {embed="calendar/landing" ...
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how to do search between two dates from date and to date using low search in expressionengine

I'm not getting the expected results with low search range. Here is my search form {exp:low_search:form collection="press_releases" required="keywords" result_page="/communications/result"} ...
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Wrong date being output from Matrix rows

I have a 2.6.1 install that has a Matrix field in which there are a couple of date fields/columns. Stored in those fields are a slew of of various dates (about 620 rows) in which the timestamp is ...
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Expresso store - {order_date} in 2011-04-15T17:58:41.000000 format

We need to export the date of orders into a CRM and it needs to be in the following format: 2011-04-15T17:58:41.000000 The current {order_date} is exported in unix format, is it easy to change this ...
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How can I check to see if today is a holiday with Solspace calendar?

I've used Solspace Calendar to create an "Office Holidays" calendar where we enter all of the dates/times we're closed for the holidays. The idea is to let visitors know if we're open for calls or ...
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One most recent entry from multiple channels

I'd like to return 5 entries from 5 channels in a list, the list being comprised of: the one most recent entry from each channel in order of date A simple exp:channel:entries loop with a limit of ...
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Looking for a way to store office holidays to display custom messages on days we're closed

On our company contact page we have a footer with contact information that should change based on whether or not we're open. I'm using Low Variables to store this information and have standard office ...
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Set new Matrix entry datepicker value to the current date

I would like to set the value of the date picker field to be the current date by default. So every time I add a new row, i want that row to show the current date in the datepicker input field. ...
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Solspace's Date Field Filter - can it do date headings?

I've started using Solspace's Date Field Filter plugin. Is there any way to make the plugin show yearly headings? Something equivalent to EE's {date_heading display="yearly"}, which doesn't work with ...
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Trouble with Low Events / Low Nice Date / Mo' Variables

I'm trying to make a URL that will (eventually) print out JSON for jquery FullCalendar to use. I'm using Low Events to do this, but I'm having some trouble with getting the start and end dates from ...
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Expire Entry X days after status changed to X

I would like an entry to fall off of a Channel Entries loop when X days have passed since the status was changed to X. Is there an easy way to accomplish this? Or even another method? I could have ...
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Sort by multiple dates

I have a Newsroom page that combines "In the News" channel entries and "Press Release" channel entries and I need to sort by different dates. Press Releases use the entry_date because they go live on ...
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channel form date field customize

How should I use third party date picker? Because EE date field seem not user friendly. 1) If my date is to insert birth date, then it is hard to navigate thru years. 2) how should I take away time ...
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PHP Error - date_default_timezone_get()

Moved an EE site (v. 2.6.1) from local to development server. On the development server, I'm getting the following: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Warning Message: ...
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How to link to next date (day/month) with date in url?

When displaying entries by date: /blog/2013/09/12 (day) or /blog/2013/09 (month), How can i get the link to the next/previous day or month? More important, when using the channel calendar tag, using ...
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Expiration date for a row

I have a new problem that I can't resolve yet. I want to set an expiration date in the matrix for each row. I have a column "date" that I need to use as an expiration date. In search I don't want to ...
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How to display a date if entry is only for one day only

I have an entry that has a date. If it starts and ends on the same day, it should only display the day. Like 'September 21, 2013'. But right now, my code has it like this: ...
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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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orderby the last activity date

I currently have a build in progress and am trying to achieve somthing that seems to be simple but is proving not quite so. I would like to list say 50 entries, those 50 entries should be in a ...
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Why is timezone_menu returning a PHP formatted timezone instead CodeIgniter formatting (e.g. 'UP10') after upgrade to 2.6.1?

After upgrading ExpressionEngine from 2.5.2 to 2.6.1, the Member module now sets the member's localization to PHP format eg. 'Australia/Sydney' in the exp_members table. So, when my site calls EEs ...
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Missing field_dt columns

We've recently imported large amounts of content over to ExpressionEngine, including some dates. We encountered a bug where a series of PHP warning messages were thrown when editing entries such as; ...
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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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Date Field Format not working properly

I have this code <div class="control-group {if error:birthdate}error{/if}"> <label class="control-label" for="birthdate">{label:birthdate}</label> <div ...
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Getting the next time

I have a monthly event. I want to say "The date/time of the next event is [time]". Lets say, the 5th of every month, from 5pm-6pm. If it's currently January 4th, it'll say the next date is January ...
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Dropdate Array Error

Using Dropdate 2.2.0 and EE 2.5.1 Outputting the field gives me this: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: 4096 Message: Argument 2 passed to Dropdate_ft::replace_tag() must be of the type array, ...
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Display channel entry by date and limit to upcoming only

Unsure how to get this... I need to display from a gigantic list of events, sorted by start-date but only displaying 1 event that is set to happen the soonest but not already ended. {if entry_date ...
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Entries with different time zones

I need to create entries with dates and times based upon the timezone they are occurring in and then display them to the user on the front end with all dates/times in both event date/time and a ...
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dd-mm-yyyy date format in Control Panel

I want to show the date format in european style (dd-mm-yyyy). I changed and configured all settings to European. $config['default_site_timezone'] = Europe/Amsterdam doesn't solve the problem. Can ...
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How do I compare date values?

I would like to create a conditional based on the value of a date field compared to today's date. In English it would be: if Expiration Date is less than today's date set class to "expired" Here is ...
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Using an EE date tag with formatting in php code

I'm using some php code (output parsing) in a template, between {exp:channel:calendar} tags. I have a line assigning the value of a custom date field to the php variable %endDate. Then, I need to test ...
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Issues with date output with DropDate add-on

I'm using Stephen Lewis' now unsupported DropDate add-on to simplify selecting dates in the Control Panel. (Chiefly because I'm trying to use a fieldtype that allows me to disable selecting times. I ...
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Dates before 1900 (even 1800) in EE 2.6?

With the changes to the way dates are handled in EE 2.6, can dates be set prior to 1900 (or even 1800) using the Date form field?
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Simulate date/time in PHP for Expression Engine

We're running an annual event website and we're keen to simulate the site for a different date. In other words, add say 3 months to the current date/time so we can try out some options for when the ...
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Formating entry date like Twitter or Facebook

Is there a way to format the date output so it reads like it does on Twitter or Facebook. For example if a post was posted 2 days ago the output would be '2 days ago', the same goes for weeks, so if ...
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Limit display of Channel Field based on date

I am asking myself if there is a way of displaying a Channel Field based on date. I have a dedicated channel for the site's indexpage and randomly the client wants to display announcements eg for ...
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Entry date field not showing up correctly

<h7>{entry_date format="%F %m %Y"}</h7> This is the code I have for my entries, I want to display the date as to when content was posted. I have 2 videos up right now, their actual dates ...
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Conditional based on the age of an entry

I want to embed a template if the entry_date of an entry is less than a certain age, and display something else otherwise. Is there a good way to do this natively? With addons? I tried the timespan ...
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EE date timestamps have different values for the same date/time

i have a list of movie screenings sorted by date. now the client wants to be able to order additionaly with a custom order field, i don't get to the second order_by however... it seems when you enter ...
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Orderby Custom Date Not Working

I am using ExpressionEngine 2.5.2 and am unable to get my entries to sort by a custom date field. I have two sites through the Multisite Manager that I am pulling entries from. On both sites, the ...
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SAEF + Matrix + Date_field + custom layout, datepicker not displaying

I have a Matrix with a field called end_date and its cell type set to Date. When the Matrix field is placed inside the following Safecracker form, the end_date datepicker displays correctly in the ...
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Low Search for a specific custom date

I'm trying to set up a search form that searches several things: name date location The site in question is a funeral home, and we want to set up a search where people can search by the name of ...
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Extending expiry dates of certain entries?

A third party is providing an XML feed of courses for me to integrate into an existing channel, which I'm planning to use Andrew Weaver's excellent Datagrab module for. My problem is that some of ...
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EE worldwide date and times for office opening hours

We have a website, that displays a list of regional offices with their opening and closing times. Part of the design requires that each office is styled to show if its is open or closed. Our initial ...