An ExpressionEngine plugin is a PHP class with at least one method that translates into an ExpressionEngine tag and is used inside of ExpressionEngine templates.

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Upgrading module from EE2 > EE3

Can I confirm that if a custom module does not have a control panel interface, conversion from EE2 > EE3 only requires the following changes: Create a addon.setup.php file
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Lang text with control panel interface

On a new project, the client requires that it be possible to add/modify all text. I will be using channel entries to hold majority of the 'content' text, but I am more perplexed by how I should allow ...
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CK Finder Upload Plugin not loading in Opera

Just back to work from the Christmas break and for some reason when I try to upload images in the CK Finder File Manager I get a message saying "Couldn't load plugin", this only seems to be in Opera ...
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Cartthrob 2.6 can not add more than 8 items

I am using Cartthrob 2.6 on ExpressionEngine 2.9.0. I might be crazy but it seems that I can only add 8 individual items to the cart and then it clears it. It dumps the array of cart items and resets ...
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Truncate string with EE 3

There used to be all kinds of plugins for EE 2 that let you shorten a variable (or any string, really), some from EllisLab as well as a number of third-party ones. Some let you specify the number of ...
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Is there native OEmbed support (or a plugin that adds support)?

Is there a plugin available that adds support for oembed http://oembed.com/ to expression engine?
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What Addons are compatible with EE 3.0?

I am beginning the transition to EE 3.0 and have not been able to find a list of compatible plugins, add-ons, etc. Is there such a list?
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Can the 3rd tagpart of a plugin be used freely, or does it HAVE To be the name of a method?

I'm trying to make a plugin that I need to be as simple as possible to use. If possible, I want the usage to be: {exp:pluginname:anytext} And the output to be: anytext Obviously there will be ...
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HTML to DOCX Plugin?

Is there an HTML to DOCX plugin/module for Expression Engine? I am looking for a solution akin to Shine PDF. We would like to allow users to download PDF or Word doc versions of their content. The ...
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Custom fields issue using Structure Nav plugin

I'm trying to use the Structure Nav plugin so I can display some custom code and fields for a Structure navigation. I'm using the following code which is working fine except no custom fields are ...
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Simple plugin to read json?

I've been using Phil Sturgeon's Rest to read in JSON data from a url but it looks like it's starting to fail, as it hasn't been updated for a while. I just want to pull in a JSON feed and display the ...
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Image Path Not Resolved

I'm transferring my site to a different server. I'm building out a microsite on Expression Engine 1.6.8. The issue is the image path is not resolved using the Image Sizer plugin. Here is an example ...
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Sending JSON from Plugin to template in a redirect?

I have a plugin that loops through some code and builds an array of results then redirects the user to a results page. How can I pass the results to the redirected page without using the URL segment? ...
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Plugin function question

If I have a function in a plugin that is normally called with parameters that are retrieved like this: public function eventtitle() { $eventCode = ...
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Stash and date plugin

My code as below I trying to make a list of date first then loop thru the date list to get the entries related to the date. But I had trouble on parsing at the context="{date_string}". It show random ...
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Template Not Detecting Plugin Class?

Working on a plugin integrating with the Active Campaign API. What I have is a folder inside third_party containing pi.ActiveCampaign.php with a lib folder containing the API. The class describing ...
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Module and plugin ‘dependencies’

Is it possible to make a module dependent on another module? This seems similar to this previous question but the answer to this is to re-instantiate the module whose function you want to use. My ...
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Import data into EE database in a module - matrix error

I am importing data from another site via a module i am building. The channel I am importing to has a matrix field. I am doing this like so: ee()->load->library('api'); ...
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AJW Feedparser feed stopped working

I have a site that has been using AJW Feedparser to embed an xml feed for months without problems, but has recently stopped working. If I open the cache file, the feed info is there, but it is no ...
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Attempting to use plugin to addslashes in a template not working

I am fairly new to EE so please bare with me. I have an issue where I want to use addslashes() on a template tag that is in an array. $product_array["{ProductEntryID}"][] = array( ...
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Custom data in user sesstion

I'm new in Expression Engine, but have a good knowledge of codeigniter framework. Idea is to store custom value in user session: geolocation data (City name) and put this value to input. I wrote ...
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Error from YearList plugin: Non-static method Yearlist::usage() should not be called statically

I recently noticed that I was getting an error message from one of my plugins YearList. The page the error occurs on seems to function as expected despite the error, but I would like to resolve the ...
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Products plugin Error

Having an issue w/ this EE add-on where if an Amazon product isn't found with a specific ID I get this error: You have an invalid conditional in your template. Please review your conditionals for an ...
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parsing decoded JSON array to template

I made my first plugin I don't deal allot with variable and parsing. it was a JSON data to pars to a template. the problem is when I decode the JSON to an array Then I use parse the variables to the ...
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Addon for reports and charts

I'm looking for an addon that will enable me to track data from custom fields and output graph or chart type reports. I found NSM Reports but I was wondering if anyone knew of any other possibilities. ...
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WSoD and Imgsizer Plugin

Site is running EE 2.1.3 and I'm now getting WSoD on a few of my front-end pages (notably those with imgsizer plugin enabled, the other pages without images are working fine). I've read that it's a ...
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Member Portals for Employees

I have a client who is requesting a member portal. The concept is to have two parts to this portal. Part one is from the Employer side. Employer logs-in to access Employees resumes and information ...
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How to modify existing plugins parameters

I am trying to modify the Low Yearly Archive plugin to display months as descending as opposed to ascending. I did not install the plugin and have very little experience with websites/cms. I believe I ...
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Run plugin without affecting loading time (external)

I have a plugin which doesn't actually integrate with the website. It's purpose is to grab a column of the channel entries table and manipulate it every 24 hours. The plugin will only run each time a ...
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no_results in custom plugin?

Is there a way to return 'no results' from a custom plugin with the standard conditional of: {if no_results}{/if} I have resulted to using: if ($query->num_rows() > 0) { } else { return ...
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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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Relationship field lookup in an EE plugin?

I'm in the unfortunate position of needing to fix a third-party plugin that was created under contract; the original developers are not available to fix it. From within the plugin, I'll need to look ...
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How to filter by status in a Plugin?

In a plugin, I have this as part of the SQL's WHERE clause: $where_sql = "`store_table`.`channel_id` = {$this->channel_ids->stores} AND ...
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How to include search params in plugin with TMPL->tagparams

I'm building a custom plugin tag pair which returns channel entries, following the excellent answer to this question. Almost everything seems to be working: I set the TMPL->tagparams array to my ...
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Stash forgetting value

I have a plugin which is setting the value of a stash variable based on segment URIs. on my redir/index.html template, I have {exp:hippo_functions:redir} and the contents of my function (stripped) ...
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How to make expression engine not encrypt plugin output

I am building a plugin that takes variables from the url's query string and renders out the appropriate category ids, but when I tried testing out a category that I know exists and place the plugin ...
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How do I add a no follow meta tag to expression engine CMS templates?

The SEO agency in charge of my client's website has unearthed a significant duplication issue due to which the business may get penalized. We have setup the expressionengine cms at ...
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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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Hook into the channel entry display

If I have channel tags in my template that look like this, is there an available hook to always run before the /exp:channel:entries? I need to have something put at the bottom of every entry ...
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Custom Plugin Won't Work

I'm trying to create a class in EE, but for some reason it just won't work for me. I've even went as far as making it as easy as possible, but I always get: The following tag has a syntax error: ...
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Is it possible to set “global” parameters for a plugin with multiple functions?

I've written a plugin that connects to another service to then display its data within my EE site. Certain parameters are necessary for each tag - primarily things like a key, username. Is there a ...
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Modify channel entries query [duplicate]

Below is a stripped down version of opening channel entries tag pair I have on a business section of my site: {exp:channel:entries channel="business" limit="1" dynamic="no" ...
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Understanding nested Loopee tag output

I decided to undertake cleaning up some crazy repetitive code using the plugin Loopee, which we are already using. I briefly looked at Loop Plus, but that seems to only handle numbers, so I didn’t try ...
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Entries within entries from a single channel template

Need some help and will try to explain as clearly as possible... I'm redesigning a law site. I have a template group called "attorneys" for each lawyer profile that has tabs holding various info. ...
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Getting NSM Live Look PHP errors, even after uninstalling

I've had issues and PHP errors with NSM Live Look. It's been uninstalled and I thought it was fine, but the client has just informed me that when they try to post or edit an item from just one ...
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Return category info in fixed order

Looking for suggestions for an active plugin or any obvious way to return basic categories info (category name, url_title, and image) with a fixed sort order based on category ids (i.e: sort="3|5|2"). ...
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Possible to access templates from plugin?

From within a plugin, is it possible to access a template? I need to do some processing on the resulting output of a template from within the plugin.
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Batch Uploading & Watermarking?

One of the things we are excited about with expression engine is that watermarking images when uploading is so easy for admins. Unfortunately we have also discovered that files can only be uploaded ...
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Expression Engine Plugin for Changes Log

Is there a way or a plugin that keeps a log of who changed what for pages and templates [and other things if possible]?
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Custom Module: Alternative to Using $this->EE->output->show_message($data) on a Form Submission

I've successfully created a custom module that takes customer information, submits it to Elavon (a payment gateway) and saves the data to a table in the Expression Engine database. Currently, when a ...