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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 ...
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Is it possible to lock a template in Template Manager?

We have a template which is literally a template in the original sense: i.e. it contains code which is intended to be copied and pasted into a newly created template. Is it possible to 'lock' this ...
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Stash, Parsingorder (?) and conditionals if content exists

I am sorry to ask this, but I am stuck here. I must change (on two places) a css class if a channel entree exists. If yes, the class must be unit-70, if no, unit-90. This code below does not work, I ...
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Content on a page defined by text in a field, publications by year

I know someone out there has done this before. I need to build a publications page that will show it's list of publications by a given year which has been filled in a channel field. I've googled I ...
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Email Notification Templates {entry_url}

I've set up an automatic response when a new entry is posted, I've included the template below. It's working fine, but the {entry_url} is wrong, it's sending an older URL from the dev version of the ...
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no_parents/no_results Using playa entry results based on a url segment, want to display no results

I have a list that builds based on the URL segment. Sometimes there no entries for the segment and need to display "no results". I have tried several varations on this and nothing seems to work. Any ...
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What file contains my template definition?

I've just inherited a site that uses ExpressionEngine and CodeIgniter. I'm very excited about it, but I've immediately found myself at a standstill. I want to place a tracking script in the footer. ...
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Quick and simple way to determine which templates are used on an EE site and where

I have inherited a large EE site (upgraded to 2.9.2) that is, frankly, a mess on the backend (EE CP). There are many template groups and templates that appear to have been left behind from multiple ...
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Separate template path for a subdomain

I want to set the template path specifically for a subdomain - outside of the default_site templates, while still using the same site/entries/data. MSM isn't what I need here and related posts I can ...
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Search relationship or relationship conditional

I have this in my template: {exp:channel:entries channel="profiles" disable="categories|category_fields|member_data|pagination" {if segment_2}entry_id="not {segment_2}"{/if} ...
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SEO in URLs - dynamic template names?

I want to include certain field values in my URL's first segment. Since the first segment is the template file's name, I'm not sure how to do this. For example, say I have a template products. If the ...
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show expire date on rendered page, template code

This should be a simple one. I just want o show the the date a channel entry is set to expire on a rendered page as well as when it was made. The Entry is straight forward enough but I can't seem to ...
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Google Maps for ExpressionEngine Multiple Markers - incorrect display

ExpressionEngine 2.9.2 Google Maps for ExpressionEngine 3.3.8 Geocoder 1.2.0 I have a channel for branches and on the single entry page the map correctly displays the branches location using this ...
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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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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 ...