Tagged Questions

Questions related to the ExpressionEngine "templating" system.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

2
votes
1answer
26 views

Live Look Template

This is probably really simple - but I can't find the answer... We have set up a "Live Look Template" so that editors can preview an entry. QUESTION When an editor is logged in to the backend - Is ...
1
vote
2answers
40 views

Template Route Already in use

EE 2.9.0 I'm attempting to set up a template route for a new section of the site I'm working on. However when I do I get the error: Template Route Already in use I've set up a route for the ...
0
votes
0answers
21 views

How to use pagination?

I don't know how to get pagination to work, seems like it should be simple but I just don't know. I am new to this particular aspect of expression engine. Can anyone help. Here was what I did put in ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

Formatting custom date fields within channel entries row hook

In Shortlist the {exp:shortlist:view} tag extends the channel->entries() method for it's parsing needs. This works and allows for full custom tag parsing without much extra effort, but runs into ...
0
votes
0answers
18 views

ExpressionEngine v2.9.2 upgrade Field Pack check boxes no longer working correctly

The EE is on the upgraded v2.9.2 and the P&T Field pack is on 2.1.1 only now none of the code works correctly. The field the containd the P&T check box is called "reference_type" the box to be ...
0
votes
1answer
17 views

Template routes and Pagination - blank page

I've got a blog listing template where pagination is not working as expected. I see the pagination links but when I follow one I get taken to a blank page. My template routes are: All links from ...
0
votes
1answer
13 views

How to rename template folder in EE 2.9.2 ? (Free version)

Who know, how to rename template directory? From /themes/site_themes/agile_records To /themes/site_themes/custom_name
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Ajax Template Parse

I am parsing a template file via ajax using $this->EE->TMPL->parse($template, FALSE, $site_id, FALSE ); $this->EE->output->set_output($this->EE->TMPL->final_template); but the output is prepended ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Toggle Editor not working after upgrade to EE 2.9.2

I just updated a site to EE 2.9.2 and the Template Editor is exhibiting funny behavior. If I click Toggle Editor, the row numbers truncate and the template text disappears. If I click it again, the ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Output EE template tags in a channel entry field?

I have a form I've created using DevDemon's 'Forms' module. To embed the form, it looks like I need to use {exp:forms:form form_name="my_survey"}. I want to embed this form into a blog post on the ...
1
vote
2answers
30 views

Link to CPanel from templates

From my templates, I want to link to my CPanel. The template is only accessible by those who do have permission to access the CPanel. How do I link to the CPanel from the template? The URL I see ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

cURL inside EE templates

I'm trying to embed some custom PHP developed by an external company for one of our clients into an EE template. The standalone code they gave works fine on our server, so it's not a server issue. ...
0
votes
0answers
10 views

Channel entries template file retuning 404

I am by no means of the work experienced with EE. However, i have taken over a site built in EE, although i find the system fairly simple to work in, and editing templates if pretty easy, I'm having ...
0
votes
0answers
5 views

Iterate parent catgories

Given a channel entry, I need to look at the category it is assigned. Then looking at a custom category field of that category, I need to decide whether or not to "go up one level" and look at that ...
0
votes
1answer
35 views

Exp-resso Store: how to display items with no price? How to set price on the fly?

I have a channel for my products (items) and I want some of the entries there to not specify a price (meaning, leave the price field blank). When I loop through my items entries, it doesn't display ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

Only some PHP being outputted

I have the following php code in a template and it's not parsing the whole thing. Any idea what the issue is? Here's the php code: <?php include "Eventbrite.php"; $authentication_tokens = ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Friendly URL Level 3

With expression engine you can create friendly URLs to level L1 - Template Group > site_URL/L1 L2 - Template Group/Page1 > site_URL/L1/P1 L3 - Template Group/Page1/Page2 > site_URL/L1/P1/P2 What ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

EE 2.9.0 || Template Routing

How would one use Template Routing to route this: http://MYDOMAINNAME.COM/tournaments/public-schedule/archives/2014/10/ To a Structure template of my choosing? I have this currently set: Which ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

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?
1
vote
0answers
70 views

Question marks in 100's of articles throughout site

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
22 views

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?
0
votes
2answers
26 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
21 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
155 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
27 views

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 ...
3
votes
3answers
297 views

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. ...
0
votes
1answer
61 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
122 views

{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} ... ... ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
23 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
55 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

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.
0
votes
1answer
62 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
24 views

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? ...
1
vote
2answers
104 views

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 ...
4
votes
1answer
70 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
43 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
32 views

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" ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

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} ...
2
votes
3answers
97 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
48 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
44 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

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.
2
votes
2answers
77 views

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(){ ...
1
vote
1answer
58 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

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 ...