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gwcode categories slow?

I have about 40 "root" categories, each goes 4 level deep, and I have a total of almost 5,000 categories. These categories are associated with a particular Channel -- and all its entries are ...
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Adding pages/templates to Member Profile Templates?

Is there a way to add pages or templates to the existing member profile templates? I've created a duplicate of the default member profile templates and have been styling and modifying that. But I need ...
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Template won't embed on one entry page but fine on everything else

I'm trying to add my embedded contact form template to one page for a blog entry. I've never had an issue with this template or embedding it until now. Here is my code. {embed="inc/html_header" ...
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Is there a way to configure a custom separator for channel field checkboxes?

I am working with a template where items are filtered by their checkbox values. The each item can have multiple checkbox values, and when they are selected the checkbox values are separated with a ...
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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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I want to use the reserved word in template group

i am using ee for the first time, and i try to make a web design explanatory website, but I have a problem that the word 'css' cannot be used for template group name because it is a reserved word. I ...
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Why are all snippets loading several times on page load?

I have a simple about page being rendered with the content of only one entry and some Low Variables bits. It's rather slow (3.8806 seconds according to the Output Profiler), and the Template Debugging ...
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Template embedded in channel entry loop returns same data in each loop

I am having a strange issue in my product listing template. Basically I have 2 channels. First channel say items stores the product information like product name, sku, company id etc and other channel ...
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Member Profile Templates' Language Location?

I can't seem the find the location for the member profile templates' languages. I'm building a front-end type of control panel for members. It's based off of the default member templates that come ...
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Save As File & Low Variables

To start I checkboxed "Save As File" for everything. EE Templates and Low Variables. I was reading on performance and from what I can tell, doing that, save as file is a performance drainer. Can ...
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If statement is rendering to screen

I am trying to check if a variable exists, and render it only if it does. Using the code below, the "{if facebook_content..." etc renders to the screen, curley braces and all, rather than actually ...
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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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Templates syncing between two different environments

We have an EE site that uses one database. That database is used for both production and for development. If we push a new template to our dev environment will we ever run into an issue where the ...
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Facebook iFrame App “This form has expired. Please refresh and try again.”

I have this simple Facebook iframe App The secure URL that is called is: https://www.das-boot.com/facebook But in facebook nothing is shown - only the following Expression Engine Error is thrown: ...
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PHP Error from relationship field: Undefined offset: 95, Filename: relationship_parser/Tree_builder.php

I have a template that is pulling in the parents of a relationship field with the {parents} tag. I'm seeing a notice when I load the page for each of the {parents}. The child's data is just a text ...
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How to make sitemap template accessible from root?

I have created a template that outputs my XML Sitemap dynamically (via Channel entry loop). Currently, it's in commmon/sitemap.xml. How do I tell EE that whenever http://somedomain.com/sitemap.xml is ...
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$_POST to EE template not working as expected

Using this form to post to itself is not working as expected. But why? <form method='POST' action='gen_req'> <input id='input' name='uid' placeholder='uid' /> <button ...
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URL and Routing Issues, anything other than index gives 404

Hi I am fairly new to ExpressionEngine, but I am having an issue navigating from the Index Page. When ever I click on a link to view an entry it always gives me a 404 error. I think it might be a ...
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Templating in Postmaster / Templating in General (Super Simple)

I am trying to figure out how to simply post channel information in a Postmaster email template and for the life of me I cannot figure out why I cannot. Lets say I have a news channel. Why wont this ...
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expressionengine does not display template page when logged out

in my project i have a products list page and when you click on each product you see the single project page, i have this structure in many projects and working fine, but in this project the single ...
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Random matrix image on homepage and interior pages

I have a Matrix channel field to display sponsor images in a sidebar. I want to output 1 random image on page load and give user the option to only show specific sponsors on the homepage with Switch ...
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Create WordPress Export File

I'm working with a client that wants to migrate from ExpressionEngine to WordPress. I have an EE template that is supposed to (and seems to) generate a WP XML Import file. However, when I import the ...
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Simple exp:channel:entries not working on specific template

I have a very simple exp:channel:entries tag that works on several template files but not on the specific one I want to use it on. I am new to Expressionengine, but from everything I know about it, ...
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how to make multi value variable in addon development

I am developing an addon for EE. i could not find a way to make a variable with multi value behavior. like: i would like to write in the template: {location:lat} {location:lng} this can be (Pair ...
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conditional to evaluate structure (url) field and current_url

I'm trying to create a conditional to determine if the structure entry url is the same as the global {current_url}. I created a structure field called, {product_category}. For some reason I cannot get ...
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NavEE selected_class=“on” becomes class=“yes” - possible to solve w/o updating styling?

I assume due to some bug in the parser, {exp:navee:nav nav_title="header" selected_class="on"} Outputs <ul> <li class="yes"><a href="/foo">Foo</a></li> ...
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Global variable as a module tag pair's parameter?

I'm trying to pass {ip_address} to a module, which isn't working: {exp:rest url="http://domain.com/{ip_address}" verb="get" format="json"} {/exp:rest} The {ip_address} is getting interpreted as a ...
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module template tag looping thru values in module template tag

I am building a module and I am looping thru data to set a value for each key, to be used as EE template tags. foreach($missing_fields as $field) { $count++; $vars = array( ...
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Scale-Out EE Hosting: One-Way File Based Template Support?

We have an expressionengine site hosted across a large farm of servers. We deploy new code to the servers via Puppet automatically following a Git check-in to our production repo. That workflow is ...
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Set Stash variable in Channel entry loop, then use in email contact form? Parse order issues?

The following is part of an embedded template, which is passed {embed:advertisers_entry_id} that contains a string like 34|68|124|: {!-- Set defaults --} {exp:stash:recipients}{/exp:stash:recipients} ...
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Template: How do we show Photo frame images from Objective HTML which are in a GRID row?

I’m using a grid with the photo frame field (2.6.2). But i can’t seem to get the correct output in a template. Its on EE 2.9.2 I’m using {pr_concept} {pr_concept:cc_pics} {photo:url} ...
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Adding quotes around a parameter causes error?

I have the following: {exp:email:contact_form charset="utf-8" form_class="customer-email-form" recipients={exp:stash:get name='recipients'} } Notice that the recipients parameter's ...
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Setting Stash variables inside Channel entry loop - parse order problems?

I'm passing an embed variable to an email form. The email form can either send an email to one member or multiple members. If the embed variable is just one entry id, then it's an email for one ...
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Parse Order: how to pass a value from PI as an embed variable?

I have a plugin that outputs a value, which I think I need to pass as an embed variable as I need to use that value as a parameter when calling the plugin again from within the embed. Here's the basic ...
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Any reason not to sync templates to database?

I have a site with a lot of templates. Some are edited right from the control panel, but some are edited from ftp by "save as file". I like to keep a bit of revision history, so that if I accidentally ...
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Transcribe replace returning weird string

It's my first time with EE and I'm modifying the template of an existing blog. It's multilingual so it uses code like {exp:transcribe:replace name='written_by'} to display different texts, in this ...
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Unable to create Template group within template manager

I'm currently in the midst of developing a new EE site and it has been going relatively well. Up until now when I've run into a peculiar problem which I have never encountered previously. (at least 6 ...
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Update page content via ssh rather than web interface

Im attempting to update page content (template content more specifically) in vim over ssh and have experienced trouble with the changes being committed. For example: I have a common footer template ...
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Playa with var_prefix no_children not working

I have some template code like this. {embed="_layouts/_main"} {exp:stash:set parse_tags="yes" parse_conditionals="yes"} {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" limit="1" dynamic="yes" status="open"} ...
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template edit page js error - does someone has similar error?

When you go to template editor via admin.php, I spotted error when opened console: Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read property 'url' of undefined ...
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Mystery template loading

A brand new EE 2.9 installation and it is NOT loading the updated version of a template. The template is called "index", lives in a "home" group and is set to be the Site Homepage The Template ...
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Cannot open any child page on site

I cannot open any child page generated by EE in 2 of my 3 sites which use Multiple Site Manager. Only my 'home site,' which contains all the EE system files, can open child pages. I have them listed ...
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New to Expression and have problems updating navagation bar

Site was out sourced and getting no response from developer. I need to add a new link to one of the navigation bars. There are 2 top navigation bars on my site. Main home page code: {html-open} ...
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How do I add a content-type header to my template?

I am trying to build out an api template inside our CMS to expose a particular channel as json. I'm going to call that channel "public." Here's the template that I have put together thus far: [ ...
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“The page you requested was not found” for member templates

After update to 2.9.2 I have "The page you requested was not found" for all member pages(registration, profile and so on). Can't understand what's wrong. I've checked .htaccess rules - ok, templates ...
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Content element gallery messing up everything

We are using content element module version(1.6.4) along with EE Version(2.9.2),and when using gallery tag in the template the output is simply showing other tags instead of information, please check ...
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Child Page templates

I have just downloaded the latest EE from Ellis Lab today. I am trying to create various child pages, each with a different template. Is this possible? I keep getting the following message: "An Error ...
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rawurlencode not rendering correctly in anchor tag?

EE Version. 2.7.3 I am running rawurlencode on a field in a channel called description to encode it to pass on correctly to twitters sharing url string inside my template. Example input: Check Out ...
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Structure Navigation Showing Hidden Entries

I have what seems like a pretty straightforward Structure navigation menu, but for some reason, the entries that "Hide from Nav?" set to "Yes" are still displaying in the navigation. The page is ...
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Low search showing repeating/too many results

The search is returning too many results and repeating the same result entries more then once. I have a second collection set up almost exactly the same which doesn't do this. Any idea what is going ...