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Using Grid and thumbnails to create a photo gallery

I am building a photo gallery. I have a folder called "_small" which has small thumbnail images in to of the photo gallery images. I am using Expression image Grid to build the page. How do I call the ...
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expressionengine 2.5.2 - Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in

I am new in expressionengine, and getting the following error Parse error: syntax error, unexpected T_STRING in /var/www/system/expressionengine/libraries/Functions.php(680) : eval()'d code on line ...
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Channel entry not showing up on homepage

For some reason my channel entry stopped working on homepage (index.html) template. I am calling the same channel entries in the header and footer and I am completely stumped as to why it stopped ...
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Displaying search results if more than one template group

i have been pulling my hair out trying to understand this so any help is appreciated. I have a channel 'Content' which is just the 'pages' of the site. My template groups are setup using only the ...
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weird behaviour when saving template

i just had fresh installation EE 2.4 and i worked with this copy on other hosting and its working charm now when i go to Template Manager trying to update Template in Template group it redirect me to ...
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{small_file_url} calling my thunb

When expression engine is creating a small file it is putting them in a folder call "thumb". How do I call that file from a template to render on the finished page? {m_topic_img} calls my full image ...
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Email from template embed template not working

We have integrated for email functionatlity email from template but we need to get data from other channel by passing value in embed template. But, embed template not working in email from template ...
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Create a menu from a different channel on page with separate channel loop

I have a channel rendering a page. I need to make a menu for a different channel with in that page. the two do not seem to be able to work independently. Is there a way to do this maybe something ...
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Multi Site Manager not using correct templates

I have a set of three websites that use Multi-Site Manager (MSM). I need to create a copy of the three sites that will be totally independent of the first three (i.e. NOT extra sites within MSM). ...
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Clean up code and output code only once inside matrix loop

I'm trying to shorten code below. I need to output two ul (one for a left column and right column). Is there a way to put ul inside of Matrix loop and write a conditional to output each depending on ...
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Page responds with just a hash

Sometimes when I view my EE site on a local server, and less so on my live environments, I receive a 200 response which is looks like this: {c1a3de9f993f7deec04da3d5075ac7f9948848712} The next time ...
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Template group parsing index file even when not called

I'm experiencing some strange behavior with one of my template groups. There are two templates in the group, index and award. When loading the award template I am seeing content from the index file ...
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Matrix rows out of order when outputting

I'm outputting some images using a Matrix field, but they are outputting on frontend in a random order. I'm trying to output according to rows they are currently in. I tried using sort and orderby ...
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More than one relationship field per entry not working on tempate

I have a channel set up where it's necessary to relate 2 other channels using two different relationship fields. The relationship set up works OK within the CP. The problem is that I don't seem to ...
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Freeform form not showing

Really odd problem. Upgraded an EE site to latest version (2.9 from 2.5.2) with Freeform upgraded from 3.14 to 4.2.0. I've migrated all the relevant data using Freeform's built-in utility and updated ...
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Templates not being processed - tags are displayed

I've recently moved several ExpressionEngine sites from one server to another. Most are fine but one is now displaying template tags on the site itself. I don't really know where to start with this as ...
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How to update database templates from files?

I am working on an Expression Engine site where the "save templates as files" has been disabled. // config/config.master.php $env_config['save_tmpl_files'] = 'n'; I'm assuming this means that the ...
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If statement failing in with custom field on a specific post with certain value length

A very weird problem, but in a specific channel that has many custom fields I get a very peculiar problem with just one entry (as far as I can tell) where a particular custom field is failing only ...
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How you guys encode field content?

I just want to ask around how you guys encode the field content so it will be safe every time show out in the website? I using this http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/streeng Any better recommend? For ...
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Interspersed images and text

I have a matrix in my channel fields. and a Wygwam for text. I want in the end for the content creators to be able to load images to be interspersed with the text and then as they write the text ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 = ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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} ... ... ...