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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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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How to pass Stash variable to plugin? Parse order issue?

Say I make this Stash: {exp:stash:set name="message"} Hello, world! {/exp:stash:set} How do I pass that to my plugin? This doesn't seem to work: {exp:foo message='{exp:stash:get ...
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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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Output variables in a loop from within an array in custom plugin

The following query: $years_sql=" SELECT YEAR(FROM_UNIXTIME(field_id_34)) AS start_date FROM exp_channel_data WHERE channel_id = 5 GROUP BY YEAR(FROM_UNIXTIME(field_id_34)) "; $query ...
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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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Issues with Amazon Web Services plugin on EE 2.9.x?

I am having some issues which I think may relate to the Amazon Web Services Products plugin by Hop Studios. It was working fine before my last update, but once I moved to EE 2.9.0 I started seeing ...
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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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Why am I seeing a page with raw JSON instead of Javascript alerts when using AJAX to submit channel forms?

I am following the example from found in the official documentation here, but instead of remaining on the same page and displaying one of the alert messages on submit, it takes me to a page that ...
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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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Carthrob Realex Redirect - No Notification Emails or Return Page

I am using the Carthrob Realex Redirect plugin from here: https://github.com/CartThrob/cartthrob-payments-realex_redirect Once a transaction is complete, Realex calls the response URL which is: ...
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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 ...
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Plugin Development - using template params in a function

I'm querying an external timetable database, and I need to get the start and end points of the journey to use in a hidden field. My template code looks like this: {exp:get_piers:departure_pier ...
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Conditionally returning result from a plugin

I'm writing a custom plugin to tap into an external database, and I'm getting the overall results I want. However, I want to wrap my return values around a conditional to avoid processing unnecessary ...
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Documentation for Shine PDF

I'm using Shine PDF for on the fly pdf creation for ExpressionEngine. Documentation is a dead link. My questions: Does anyone know where I can get the documentation? OR has any one tried and ...
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How do I update or edit an entry using the Channel Entries API save_entry function?

I've looked at the EE Channel Entries API docs, but the save_entry function does not seem to actually update an existing entry, but rather saves a new new entry over it. This seems to be the case as ...
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How can I use third party class in EE to render instagram images on templates?

I have been using an instagram class in projects for Laravel and other small php sites and it has seemed to work well. I include a require_once in my functions file. I then create a function that ...
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Passing Plugin Values to Entries Parameter Woes

EE v2.7.2 Build Date: 20131008 I can't seem to find an elegant solution to make this work. I've setup a channel name "test" with a field named 'test_field' (Text Input). I've created some entries ...