Extensions enable third party developers to modify aspects of ExpressionEngine without hacking the backend scripts.

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MD Character Count Duplicate Display Issue

Just installed MD Character Count on a site. Everything is working as expected, with the exception of the extension's output. It's duplicating on render. See the attached screenshot for an example. ...
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With new Routing capabilities in EE 2.8 - Trying to figure out the best solution

I'll start with an example. An image with an embedded watermark URL example.com/1203020202, in the lower right-hand corner in small text will serve as a redirect to the original URL. So when a user ...
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Return validation error to publish form from extension

I've written an extension to do some additional processing on submitted form content within the ExpressionEngine publish page, however there is a scenario where I want to return an error to the user ...
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Custom Extension Help (entry_submission_absolute_end() hook)

I'm making a custom extension to add a channel entry's data to another remote database, but I only want to do this with certain channel(s). How do I check inside my extension hook what channel the ...
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Extensions - where to start

So, been using EE for some time but now want to push the limits and write some extensions and or plugin. The extension needs to write the entry_id of the entry just published by any user OR the ...
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Gateway Extension Error

I installed a new custom gateway I use via omnipay into EE2 backend, but when I go to 'Expresso Store' and click on 'Payment Gateways' to see if my payment gateway displays in the list, it gives me ...
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Using FreeMember to record interests (categories) to a member profile

I have a FreeMember based registration form where I want to record a users areas of interest at time of registration and also provide a mechanism to edit those interests after registration through a ...
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EE2 Use Of Action ID's

One of my pages in a website is a simple form to redeem a coupon (update the status of the coupon in the database). My update function exists in my own custom extension and I have added the id, class ...
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Expresso Store Hook store_order_complete_end

I am very new to EE2 and using Expresso Store in one of my websites in EE2 and need to use this hook when the order has completed and payment has been made successfully. The code I need to call is ...
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Structure of an Extension

I am trying to learn how exactly hooks and extensions are used. I am using expresso-store and have a function I need to call when the order is complete and gets to the success page (on hook ...
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Modules vs Extensions

I am very new to ExpressionEngine and don't quite fully understand all the concepts yet as I come from a solid OOP environment. When would you use functions in modules and when would you use functions ...
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Creating an Extension - Inform custom email address on submission

I've never created an Addon before I'm finding it a little daunting, any pointers would be much appreciated. Here's what I am trying to achieve. I have a Channel Form in the front end that site's ...
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Cartthrob plugin for email notifications based on custom field

I found a plugin on the following site http://becordial.co.uk/expressionengine-cartthrob-email-notification-dynamic-custom-field/ which I have uploaded but does not show up in the extensions list so ...
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member_member_login_single hook and group_id

I am running an extension on this hook, and the functionality in the extension needs the member who is logging in's group_id Even though the data array passed to the hook contains the group_id, the ...
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Trouble Upgrading from 2.5.5 to 2.8.1 - white screen

I have been trying to upgrade a site from EE 2.5.5 to EE 2.8.1, but I get a white screen on the admin.php page after the upgrade is complete. The only way to get rid of the white screen is to disable ...
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Synchronise Files programmatically/automatically

I'm using phantomjs via an extension to save a screenshot into an EE file directory, but before it's accessible in the admin area, I need to synchronise files. I can't see anything in the docs for ...
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Expresso Store tax hook help?

I’m creating an AvaTax Tax Calculator extension for Expresso Store utilizing the ‘store_order_taxes’ hook. After getting a response from the API, I'm modifying the value of the tax rate as follows: ...
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Correct way to share functions/methods between Module and Extension

I'm just getting acquainted with Add-on development beyond basic plugins and I'm not exactly sure the proper way to organize my files. I have a base Module file, mod.xxxx.php that has a handful of ...
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LayerSlider Responsive Slider for ExpressionEngine

Does exists something similar to LayerSlider Responsive WordPress Slider Plugi for EE?
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Extension Development - Getting the editing author's ID in entry_submission_end hook

I may just be being thick here - but I can't seem to find this even when debugging the code I am writing. Here's my scenario: I have an extension that does something whenever someone created or ...
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I think I have a permissions problem on an EE site - no Extensions will be installed - they remain “Disabled”

I have set all permissions to 777 on all folders and files specified by this article: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/operations/moving.html I uploaded a new Extension to the new ...
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Parse custom field data in entry_submission_end_hook

What I'm trying to do is parse the custom field data sent to the entry_submission_end hook. Here's what I was able to dissect out of the channel entries module, but what I'm confused is how to ...
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Grid - grid_query extension hook

What is the proper way to use the grid_query extension hook? I read the documentation and I am trying to have the function return normal results for now(I am planning to modify the contents after ...
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store_check extension works on dev, doesn't locally

I have installed the Expresso store_check extension locally. After enabling the extension I can see a row is created in the database in exp_extensions. A new 'Check' payment method should be shown in ...
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Is there a way to modify the CP home screen?

Are there any plugins available to update the layout / available list of actions on the home screen once a user is logged in?
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EE Store 2 and paid UPS extension seems to be broken

I am trying to implement the UPS Shipping Extension purchased and it appears to be broken. I've uploaded the extension, enabled it, entered in the Access Key, User ID and Password. I've setup the ...
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GWcode Categories pulling only 2 categories within 12

Based on one of GWCode Categories examples I have created code below <li class="submenu-parent"> <a href="#">Product Type</a> <div class="submenu cf" id="submenu-1"> ...
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How to get Freeway extension to route correctly

I am using the Freeway extension and I have it working fine for the most part, but I have one more thing I need to make work. Currently I have these settings: store/{{entry_id}} => ...
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“TAG” Extension File?

I've NEVER seen this before! I'm migrating an EE site from one server to another and am getting this error: error Unable to load the following extension file: ext.tag.php I'm running EE version ...
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Custom config files in an EE addon

I moved a custom addon out of system/third_party into a third_party folder above web root all was well until I realized that the addon didn't account for a different third_party folder location I ...
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Add custom validation to Content_publish form

In our system, entries are created from the Control Panel, and one of our custom entries needs more complicated validation rules. Basically, depending on the status of the submitted entry, we need to ...
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With the hook entry_submission_end, is it possible to know if the entry is inserted or updated?

I'm working on an extension that indexes the content of the entry when publish form is submitted, but I need to know if the entry is a new one or an updated one, and in both case, I need the entry_id ...
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In content Name/ TItle Linking to entries?

Is it possible that in a text field to create a link to an entry ? ex : The movie ,, X MAN ,, is about to reach its top... Is it possible to have an easy way of adding the link to XMAN text ( a link ...
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How can I find out the file extension of a Safecracker file within matrix?

I would like to attach different CSS classes for different types of file within a Matrix field. I have tried: <a href="{group_files}{if ...
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Accessing libraries in modules and extensions

I'm developing a module and an extension and I'm having trouble accessing the custom libraries that I placed inside the "libraries" folder of my module directory. I've been trying to link to them ...
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Extension Development : Redirect on error

I'm developing an extension that uses the member_update_end hook. This extension requires communicating with a 3rd party API, which I can't guarantee will always be active. As a side note, the hook ...
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PHP errors Message: Undefined index: From using MX Notify Control

getting these errors when an entry is updated. It is supposed to send an email to a mailing list using mx notify control: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice Message: Undefined index: From ...
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Trying to write a simple extension… problem 1, getting it to enable!

I'm trying to put together a simple Extension that will update an existing database table when an entries in a specific channel are set to 'open'. I have been looking at the Ellislab tutorial on ...
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Calling extension or module method from plugin

I need to call an extension or module method from a plugin. Anyone know how to do that? Eventually solved with this code: include_once(PATH_THIRD.'extension/mod.extension.php'); ...
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Zoo Visitor and Cartthrob

I'm building a member/ecommerce site with CartThrob and Zoo Visitor. I have a multi-page checkout. From looking around for solutions on how to do this, people have said to use the Zoo Visitor update ...
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New items since last visit

I'm in the process of setting up a new member based site. I'm avoiding the Forum module as the templating system is difficult at best to style and many of the functions are overkill for our ...
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Multiple Hooks, One Extension

In the documentation the code to add enable extension hooks is like this $data = array( 'class' => __CLASS__, 'method' => 'truncate_this', 'hook' => ...
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Get matrix row/cell data in entry_submission_end hook?

Anyone know the proper way to get data stored in a matrix row from the entry_submission_end hook for use in an addon?
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Minimee 2.18 with Cloudfront

I'm still quite new to ExpressionEngine Been messing around with using JohnDWells' Minimee extention to serve minified .css and .js files from cloudfront rather than the site itself (Base URL) using ...
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How can I use a captcha in a form that is not an add-on?

I'm using a form in a web page that is standard html and css, NOT any kind of Exp Eng add-on tag set. Is there a way to use Exp Eng's captcha system directly in a webpage form like a typical Exp Eng ...
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Allow users to add coupons to CartThorb

I was wondering what is the best way to allow users to add coupons to CartThorb? Does CartThorb allow coupons to be added from templates, if not where should I start from to enable this functionality? ...
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Create variable to be used in conditional in an Extension

I am creating an extension for Cartthrob. What I need it to do is not allow the customer to complete their order if there are a certain number of certain products in the cart (there are three products ...
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Determine template from extension

Is there a good way to determine which page template was loaded for a given URI? I'd like to be able to use this information from an add-on. For example, if my root template group is home and the ...
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Installing Extention Cartthrob

Hi I'm trying to install Cartthrob I have Extension enabled But still carthrob is asking for extension to be installed Is there anything else i need to check for this? Thanks! I'm testing this ...
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How to force installation of extension during module install

When installing a module how do you require it's extension to be installed at the same time and vice versa? I did a google search and looked over the docs as well and didn't find anything. That ...