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Expression Engine Core (Free Version) Templates

I downloaded Expression Engine Core, the free version of EE. Does this version save templates as files or only in the database?
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Template ordering for Thermal Systems

I am trying to get a list of entries to order by entry date and while it was working once it is not now. Looking at the template layout of the page in question I can see that the order by method is ...
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Question marks in articles

I've inherited an EE2.6 site, which was migrated from EE v1 by another developer. There are many articles that contain '?' characters throughout the text when displayed, they appear to be windows ...
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Stop EE from obfuscating email address in template

How do I get EE to actually print out the email {apply_email} instead of making a javascript obfuscated email address in the templates? Is there an option I can put on the tag to do this?
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Contains operator not working for channel field that uses checkboxes

I am using a checkbox channel field named "destinations" that allows an entry to have multiple values checked off. I then want other fields from that entry to be displayed if the destinations field ...
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Multiple Channel Entries on Template - Works for Home Page - Not for Other Pages

I rarely do any crazy cross/channel templates. Most EE sites I've developed are based on individual channels. I did something that seems to be working for the home page, but not for the interior ...
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Template routing stopped working after server migration

We migrated a site we've been working on to a new server with the same host, the server spec is technically greater but from a software perspective it's running the same flavour of Apache, PHP and ...
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404 Page is Appending Home Page

We have created a template called /site/404. The site is working correctly as far as pulling articles, and content properly for all of our different URLs. When we go to either a template that does ...
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Permission Groups, Structure, and Entry Access?

Spinning wheels.. I need to separate pages into permission groups. I am using Structure. And I have Entry Access. I'm not sure how to integrate this. I've been through the documentation of Entry ...
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EE Channels in Structure?

I'm running into an issue with displaying a marquee across pages on a site that has an index page and calendar page outside of Structure, while all other pages are within Structure. The code I'm ...
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With Mountee gone, what simple and efficient workflow is there to replace it?

The unexpected discontinuation of Mountee (as of EE 2.8) has caught many ExpressionEngine users on the wrong foot, and left them holding back with updates or struggling to adapt to new workflows. ...
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Dynamic Title & Return in Channel Form

In my {exp:channel:form}, I'd like my users to create channel entries with the possibility of having identical titles (this is for a forum). Since EE"s {title} has to be unique, I created a ...
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{if logged_in} not working?

My frontend has a sidebar that is embedded by most of my frontend's pages. In that sidebar template, there is a conditional that goes something like this: {if logged_in} ... ... ...
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Template Routes and extra segments

I often use a 'site' template group to house my base level pages. For example I may have a 'about' page, but don't require an 'about' template group so I add this to the 'site' group. I then don't ...
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List all channel entries in a Single Template menu?

I have a channel called stories and a menu.html that includes the stories by looping through all the entries and adding all those that have a "yes" add to menu. It works on the main index.html ...
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Moblog - Entries aren't created, no error

I've managed to get the moblog to work previously, but now, I can't even get it to create an entry. If there are no emails in the mailbox I'm checking, it says "No valid emails were found", so it ...
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Memcached Didn't Speed Up My Site?

Some of my pages are taking over 20 seconds to load. After investigating template debugging, one of the bottlenecks turns out to be all the Rest calls those pages are making (I am using ...
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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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How to use JSON in templates?

Some of my templates outputs JSON string, which was designed to be consumed by the frontend's JS. However, I also have the need to consume this JSON within my templates. Is there an add-on that I can ...
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Tabs and a playa inside a matrix with var=prefix

I did make an earlier post simliar but I have solved some of the issues mostly by rebuilding the tabs from a strait Zurb mark up. It all works fine until I put my EE code in there and it stacks the ...
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Embeding a playa in matrix using tabs

I am trying to build tabs using a matrix with a playa inside of it my basic code looks something like this. I did something like this inside before and works. does anyopne know what I am missing? ...
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REST addon error?

I'm trying to use http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/rest. In a few of my pages, I am getting this error when I enable debug mode: A PHP Error was encountered Severity: Warning Message: strtotime() expects ...
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What is best practice for protecting templates saved as files?

I've just discovered that all of the templates I'm saving to the filesystem are accessible through the browser if the name is known, and now I've got a case of the screamin' heebie jeebies. For ...
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Hosting an external web app within EE pages

Not an EE developer, but trying to answer a question for a client. They have a database (oracle) that they know they'll need to create a custom front end for, but they want it to somewhat integrate ...
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Using Stash to get data from 1 of 2 fields

I'm currently using a template that displays an entry that could come from one of two channels like so; {exp:channel:entries channel="channel1|channel2" status="open" limit="1" ...
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Parse isue with REST addon

Yet another parse order problem! I'm trying to use http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/rest. This works: {exp:rest url="/api/get-default-profile-image/175/" format="json"} {default_profile_image} ...
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Template Embed: how to embed JSON?

I need to create a series of templates that output a JSON string for Ajax to consume and utilize in the frontend. My other templates could benefit from using this as it too needs the same data. Is ...
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Using SCORM with ExpressionEngine

Is it possible to use SCORM within an ExpressionEngine template? I would really appreciate any advice on this. A broad overview about SCORM can be found at ...
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Deploying and Redeploying ExpressionEngine site on LAMP (templates issue)

Question: What is everyone doing to deploy (capistrano) and the redeploy after the client has changed files on production? Background: I have a site in production now. I have deploying down pat with ...
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What is the best place to post job listings for EE devs? [closed]

I just want to find some talented people to work with that are already familiar with the platform.
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Use array values in expressionengine template

SUMMARY: I need to access an element in an array that is passed to a template from a module and test for it's existence. I have a function in a module that looks like this: function subscriptions(){ ...
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Search template pages

I created an ExpressionEngine site. The site has various channels with entry data (ie. news, blog posts). I added exp:search:simple_form and it works great for the channel entries. However, I also ...
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Can't save templates containing Query tags

I've set up a staging server for an existing EE2 website, when I make changes to templates and save most templates save ok, but when I try to save a template that has an EE query tag, I get the ...
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How to reference snippet variables inside a stylesheet template

EE doesn't seem to be parsing {snippet} tags inside a template of type stylesheet - I'm guessing because the curly braces conflict with CSS's own braces indicating the start of a style declaration. Is ...
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Access Find & Replace Tool Without Template Warning

When saving a template with a syntax error, EE will issue a warning, with a link to a Find & Replace utility. This utility is super handy, but only seems to be available when there is a ...
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playa in a matrix inside a playa

so I am trying to call a Playa (m_p_discipline) inside a Matrix (discipline_3rd_order) inside Playa (thirdorder) inside of channel:entry. I am using var=prefix to get this far. The results of my code ...
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Template Routes Manager remove index.php and template group?

I've read all of the eecms documentation on Template Routes Manager to no avail. I don't see any simple tutorial on how to use template route manager to remove index.php or template_group name. Is ...
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Very close to working - var_prefix= tabbed and nested

This almost works. its just on load it does not display correctly (all the tab options stack instead nesting) but once you start clicking the tabs they all work fine. (Please also note that when built ...
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var_prefix= not working as one would hope

OK revamped question: now it displays all the right stuff but it doesn't interact with the tabs and stacks them all in a static display. straight forward EE code works fine. Once i insert the prefix ...
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I need make a Form the custom module

In first, sorry to something. I'm new in EE and need make a form of custom table. ex: my table have 4 fields, name, old, address, city. (this is only example.) and need make in control panel a form ...
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Nested html tabs and playa fields please help

I now want to create a second set of pill tabs based on a playa list called up within the first channel entry (called "nwt_2cd_order_location") I am using Zurb Foundation's mark up for responsive ...
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Check if template page exists

Is there a way to check if a template page exists? When we embed pages we do it like this {embed="foo/bar"} I was thinking if it was possible to do something like this {if {template_exists ...
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UPDATE Content Elements and issues with unserialize()

Update The issue seems to be an unserialize() error. I wasn't getting notified before because CE suppresses error reporting on unserialize in various places in ft.content_elements.php. I'm going to ...
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want more control over URLs. Get rid of template group name for example

I am wanting to get rid of template group names in the URL and basicly get more control over the URL structure. Maybe template routes will now allow me to do what I want but not sure I understand how ...
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EE will not save templates as text files… No matter what

THE PROBLEM: When editing a template file via the control panel, saving it with "save template as text file" ticked gives the error: "Unable to save your template as a text file" The template is ...
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Expression Engine - Passing Custom Field Variables to Layout

I'm trying getting to grips with Expression Engine. Specifically passing custom field information to a master layout I have created two template groups. One for the overall layout including the ...
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Is there a way to disable auto-convert URLs and email addresses into links for custom member fields?

I have created a custom member field, {Google_Plus_URL}, where a URL like, https://plus.google.com/1051794532082275037724 can be entered. In my template, I reference this field as such: {if ...
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Add new page to member profile

I need to add the new one template to member profile. Is it possible? I can create new template in member profile directory. But how to link it in menu.html template?
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How to generate a manifest.appcache from a template?

I have a web app built with ExpressionEngine (2.8.0 at present) and I want to use it to auto-generate an appcache manifest file (I have been generating it manually). I can generate the content of the ...
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Template variable not parsing

We have a custom third-party module called qo5. All of our controllers are in there. I have a template that I need to pass a variable from a PHP function to. {exp:qo5 action="deal/getDealCode"} ...