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

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Expresso Store, USPS shipping options for individual products?

I'm using the USPS Shipping plugin to calculate shipping in my store. We use USPS Flat Rate Boxes to ship and most products fit in those boxes. In order to pull the correct shipping rates during ...
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How to get the member id on activation link click?

I'm trying to trigger some code in an extension when a new member clicks their activation link in the welcome email e.g domain/?ACT=171&id=oZYXwJfcAx I can access the authcode using $id = ...
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Hook to add a new column in control panel

For an extension I would like to add an extra column in the cp's entries overview. I have searched for a hook I could use for this, but could not find anything. I could use Zenbu, but that is a bit ...
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Update field content with extension when saving or editing an entry

I have created an extension which uses the entry_submission_ready hook. It is doing some calculations which I want to add to a field in the entry. How can I add the output of the calculations to the ...
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Shipping Rates in {shipping_method} Dropdown - Expresso Store

Is it possible to show the shipping rate next to the shipping option in the {shipping_method} dropdown? I'm using the Store USPS Shipping Extension to calculate shipping costs. I would like to show ...
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Installing Extension Ctrl+S Need Help

There is an EE extension (Ctrl+S) I want to install, but when I download it, it is just a php file, with no ReadMe file as to where to install it. I am stuck, I don’t know where to put this, to make ...
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Member Group Tabs throws blank screen after EE upgrade to 2.10

After an update to EE 2.10.1 the module Member Group Tabs throws the following error: Call to undefined method Cp::set_variable() in /path/sh_member_group_tabs/ext.sh_member_group_tabs.php on line ...
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adobe brackets extension

I have just started playing around with the Adobe Brackets editor and was wondering if anyone knows of an Expression Engine extension for it or if anyone is currently working on an Expression Engine ...
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Saving entry with grid field isn’t working

I’m creating an ExpressingEngine extension that upon activation, automatically creates a channel with fields. One of the fields the extension creates is a grid field. I create the field like this: ...
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How to create a Grid field in extension [duplicate]

I’m creating an extension that on installation, programmatically creates a channel and fields for that channel. One of the fields I’d like to create is a Grid field to store PDF documents against an ...
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Syntax for checkboxes in extension

I’m creating a custom ExpressionEngine extension and I need to add a checkbox. I’m struggling to find the options I need to use for the channel fields API. Currently I have: array( 'field_name' ...
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Unable to modify data with ‘entry_submission_ready’ extension hook

I’ve read a few posts on this, and for the life of me I can’t get this working. I want to intercept a Channel Form submission, and modify the submitted data. I’m using the ‘entry_submission_ready’ ...
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Hook for when viewing single entry

I'm in the process of building my 1st extension (oi!) and I need to find a hook that allows me to fire off a routine when a member visits a single entry page. I have listing pages and single view ...
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Get IDs of deleted entries

I’m creating an ExpressionEngine extension. I want to get the IDs of any records that are deleted. I’m aware of the delete_entries_end() and delete_entries_loop() hooks, but they both return void ...
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blank page when saving extension settings

I am developing an EE extension and everything was working fine and I thought I was done. So I uninstalled the extension and re-installed it to testing everything. It uninstalled fine and ...
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Add-on Dev: Extending channel->entries and tagdata

I have a search module that grabs locations based on coordinates and estimates distances. I've decided to extend then channel class so I can take advantage of the entries method to display search ...
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Expresso Store: Extension to exclude modifier amounts when calculating tax

I'm developing an extension for Expresso Store that updates the tax calculation for items to exclude any amounts in the modifiers as for this application they are tax free. For example, if the price ...
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Send email from EE template with file get contents

I’m creating a custom ext. that handles form submission + email sending. When a form or reservation has been made the data is put in EE and 2 emails are being send. One email to the client and one to ...
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extension error when using function>redirect

$this->EE->functions->redirect('account/not-found'); When this is triggered in my extension, I get this error: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Notice Message: Undefined property: ...
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Accessing extension settings from plugin throws a PHP warning

I have written a custom add-on which consists of an extension and a plugin. The extension basically loops through a set of channel entries, gets some matrix data and performs a calculation based on ...
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member_create_start custom form field validation

I am creating an extension to add some custom form field validation in the Control Panel for Register Member by adding a hook to member_create_start. My code in the extension runs fine and the ...
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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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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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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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“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 ...