Fieldtypes handle all of the different types of data you can store in your Channels. ExpressionEngine includes a number of Fieldtypes by default, and you can install or uninstall additional ones.

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Better dropdown fieldtype to handle long lists?

Does anyone know of a better fieldtype to handle long lists in a dropdown than the default dropdown list fieldtype? I need to work within Grid field must be searchable in front end (via ee or low ...
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Error Field Typewith EE2.8 and Tinymce

Deprecated function EE_Fieldtype() called in system/expressionengine/third_party/nsm_tiny_mce/ft.nsm_tiny_mce.php on line 61. When I try to create a new channel field I get this: Fatal error: Call to ...
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Site broken due to upgrade from 2.7.3 to 2.8.1 for geotagger addon [duplicate]

After upgrade, i found the following fatal error - Fatal error: Call to undefined method EE_Fieldtype::EE_Fieldtype() in system/expressionengine/third_party/geotagger/ft.geotagger.php on line 47 I ...
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VZ Address Directory

I'm trying to figure out the best setup for a directory. I'm adding a bunch of stores that have multiple locations so I wanted to set up my entry to have one address field as "headquarters" followed ...
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Coppee Pastee Fatal error when trying to install fieldtype

I receive this error when trying to install Coppee Pastee in ExpressionEngine 2.8.0 Fatal error: Call to undefined method EE_Fieldtype::EE_Fieldtype() in ...
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Does anyone know of a working color picker plugin for Expression Engine 2.x?

I've found all the plugins on devot-ee.com, but none of them seem to work. Most of them seem to cause some sort of javascript conflict. The "modal" that the pickers use show up at the bottom of the ...
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Relationships field limited, but it should search through all entries

It seems I have found something missing in the features of the relationships field. We have many native one to many relationships fields. I have to limit the results that are to be displayed on the ...
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Error field is required with file upload input in channel form

i've ee v2.7.0 and i'm trying to add my own file upload input in the channel form. this is my template {exp:channel:form channel="products" return="template_group/template" include_jquery="no" ...
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Load EE Field Type in Third Party Module

I am trying to load wygwam field type into a custom module, on my localhost the following works: require_once(APPPATH . 'fieldtypes/EE_FieldType.php'); ...
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Can I migrate/convert a text field containing an <img> into a file field?

I have a text field that's been to featured an image since an earlier EE1 install and I would like to convert it to a File field type, so as to better utilize the image URL throughout different ...
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Image Editing Fieldtype (Matrix/Grid compatible)

I'm looking for a fieldtype that would open a basic image editor with option to Scale + Crop (maintaining proportions as option). I've reviewed Channel Images which would be OK, but I can't use it in ...
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CartThrob Permissions FieldType added to product channel now I get error:

After I add the CartThrob Permissions field to my product channel, I am no longer able to edit my channel. If I select channel > edit and then click a product I desire to edit, I get the following: ...
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RTF Channel Field parsing HTML incorrectly?

I have an RTF channel field which is not parsing HTML correctly. When I view the code for the RTF field content it shows the correct HTML markup, but on the front-end it is not being parsed in the ...
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Converting spaces in file_url with CE String

Using the Grid we've have a project where a large number of files have been uploaded with spaces in the file names. We want to encode the URLs so the files can be downloaded. To try to solve this we ...
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Error when posting: using Cartthrob Permissions cannot locate cartthrob_field_model

When I add the cart throb permissions fieldftype to a channel and try and post I get the error: Unable to locate the model you have specified: cartthrob_field_model Cart throb is up to date ver 2.4 ...
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Turning number into audio timecode with decimal places

Can anyone recommend a way, either native in EE or with CE String or another addon , to turn a number in a field into an audio timecode (i.e. 1234 into 12:34). I've tried CE String's number format, ...
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Get the current entry/template fieldtypes in a plug-in

I'm working on my first, more complex add-on and had a question on gathering field properties. If I create a tag pair, which wraps a field inside a template, what would it take to get the tag ...
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Detecting field type in templates

Is there a way to capture the field type in the template? Say I have a wygwam field named {copy-seg} and I want to apply a class of wygwam to that container. Normal: ...
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fieldtype development advice

I began building a channel field form to enter all the data (as seen in the attached image), the form seems cumbersome and lengthy. Now I am thinking about creating my own fieldtype, so I have more ...
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Is it possible to populate a select list field from another grid field?

I'm working on a project where the client wants to be able to upload new page background images and then select one for each page/section of the site. A solution I thought might solve this would be ...
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field Type no passing tag data to replace_tag function

having a bit of a problem with a field type and trying to pass in tag data.: in my template i have {entries ...} {field} {keys}{key}{/keys}{/field} {/entries} however when i do a ...
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Initialize Wygwam within Custom Fieldtype

I'm developing a fieldtype add-on and within the fieldtype, I would like to include the option to let users choose Wygwam as the text element, if they have it installed. Is there some sort of a ...
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Unable to upload files with FF Matrix 1.3.5

All fields using the FF Matrix fieldtype (version 1.3.5) have suddently stopped working. My client can no longer upload files, and the fields can no longer be expanded to add new rows. This is an old ...
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Prevent multiple add_to_head() calls

In function display_field(), if a fieldtype needs to use ee()->cp->add_to_head('/path/to/foo.css') and ee()->cp->add_to_foot('/path/to/bar.js'), how can I get it to do so only once, even ...
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Editing for SSL - EE1

I am trying to force the EE1 control panel to my secure cert, with a bit of difficulty. The problem is that not everything is delivered by a relative link, so some stuff, specifically custom ...
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Information not displaying in Playa field

I'm unable to get any relationship information to display within my Playa field. I'm using ExpressionEngine 2.5.2 with Playa 4.0.5 installed and my license key input. I have an information selected ...
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Fieldtypes - grid_replace_tag

From the documentation, All of the regular fieldtype methods (display_field(), replace_tag(), etc.) are available prefixed with “grid_” for special handling when being used in the context of ...
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Grid - Possible for a fieldtype to access other grid rows information?

Let us say I have a Grid A and one of the fields is bar with fieldtype X. Is it possible for fieldtype X to access the information of all its instances in Grid A?
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How do I escape characters in an RSS feed?

Here's a link to my RSS feed's failed validation. Nevermind the subtitles being too long, I'll fix that later. But fixing these special characters is a pill and in company names where it's part of ...
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Create a plugin or Field type

I am new to EE and working my way around the CMS. I have worked with WP and Joomla. The task I have is to build an admin functionality where the admin can select either a URL or upload a file and ...
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CE Tweet Fieldtype - No Search Results

I updated my CE Tweet Fieldtype to 1.3.6 so it would work with the latest version of the API. I had 1.3.5 installed. It doesn’t show any results when I type anything in the search, no results. I have ...
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I’m not using the add-on, but the error is “Unable to load requested field type file: ft.wygwam.php.”

I updated EE from 2.2.2 to 2.7 core and moved the site to a subdomain called ee.mydomain.com. I changed the URL in config.php and in Admin/General Configuration, and admin works fine. But when I try ...
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Why is my custom fieldtype in a matrix cell not receiving data?

I've created a custom fieldtype for "links" which have three input fields (URL, label and target). It works very well and I've now added the only required method to the class in Matrix which is ...
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Matrix rows: how to target every 3 rows

I would like to wrap every 3 rows that the matrix fields output with some required html like this: {exp:channel:entries channel="pages" disable="categories|member_data|pagination"} {my_matrix_field} ...
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Upload only field

Is there a setting for the file-fieldtype or a third-party fieldtype that allows only to upload a file (and NOT browse existing ones). The goal is that certain member groups are only supposed to add ...
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Alphabetise pre-populated select field

I have a channel where each entry has a field called "Brand". This coincides with an entry title in a different "brands" channel. The best way I've found to set this up is to use a select field type ...
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Where to find dev documentation for multiple fieldtypes

I have looked at the docs for 2.6, but am unable to find an explanation for how to set up multiple fieldtypes in a single package. Can anyone enlighten - I really need this ability.
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Fieldtype display_field() function converting to htmlentities()?

I'm having some trouble where my display_fields() function is converting my json encoded data from $data into htmlentities(). Here's my function: function display_field($data) { ...
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Get old fieldtype data to prepend with new?

I am trying to create a fieldtype that requires comparison to it's previous data. Any idea how to get this data in the save() function? I tried using $this->field_data but that just returns the ...
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Converting EE1 Text Field with Image tag to EE2 File Field

I've a EE1 - EE2 project where I have a native text field storing a full image tag like: <img src="{filedir_2}sh-275.jpg" style="border: 0;" alt="SH-641 humidity chamber" /> This being the ...
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Fieldtype runs validate() multiple times?

I'm trying to create a custom fieldtype that's display_field() function produces a collection of <input> boxes. The problem I am having is that the validate() function in my ft.x_fieldtype.php ...
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replace_tag() receiving NULL for field data

I am creating my own custom field type, and my replace_tag function is as follows: function replace_tag($data, $params = array(), $tagdata = FALSE) { return $data; // NULL } The problem, as ...
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Upload a File using a URL instead of direct upload

Is there a way to upload a file to a "File" field using either a direct upload ("Browse" button) or a URL input? I noticed that the built-in file field only support direct upload. Thanks!
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Multiple groups of FieldTypes / Blocks of content

I'm looking for a flexible way to define very specific blocks of content which can be used multiple times within a page. Some examples of these blocks would be: An image with text to the left An ...
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Determine if display_field is request from {safecracker} tag vs. backend?

:) I am trying to develop a new fieldtype and would like to display different markup depending on whether the field was requested by the user or in the backend. Is there a reliable way to detect in ...
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Safecracker File Field in Matrix

I have created a Safecracker form that uses CKEditor to allow users to update the content of a page. Within this page, I have a slider which displays one Matrix row at a time - an image in one column ...
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Fieldtype replace_tag() not firing

I have a custom field type that I've developed that I'm having a problem with. If I do something like {field return="http://mysite.com/group/template/entry-url/thanks"} everything parses fine. I'm ...
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How can I use P&T switch in channel entry tag so only entries with the Yes option are returned

I am wondering why this code isn't working as I expect it: {exp:channel:entries search:feature_on_homepage="y" search:images="not IS_EMPTY" disable="categories|member_data"} I am expecting that ...
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Is there a way of converting an Expresso custom field to Markdown AND maintain the formatting?

I'm looking for a way of mass converting a site from using the Expresso WYSIWYG fieldtype over to Markdown (using the Smartdown plug-in.) I was wondering, short of editing all entries one at a time, ...
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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, ...