I've just upgraded a site to EE2.6 with P&T Fieldpack 2.1

all of my safecracker dropdowns are now giving {option_name} instead of my proper Options. My dropdown template code is using the following

{options:myfieldname} {option_name} {/options:myfieldname}

This code output correctly with EE2.5.5 and P&T Dropdown 1

Can anyone help out with the correct Dropdown syntax or a working solution?


The {options:field_name} tag pair is actually a Safecracker tag, which only works with Field Pack 1.x out of the box. You can add Field Pack 2.x support by opening up system/expressionengine/config/config.php and adding these lines:

$config['safecracker_option_fields'][] = 'fieldpack_checkboxes';
$config['safecracker_option_fields'][] = 'fieldpack_radio_buttons';
$config['safecracker_option_fields'][] = 'fieldpack_dropdown';
$config['safecracker_option_fields'][] = 'fieldpack_multiselect';
$config['safecracker_option_fields'][] = 'fieldpack_pill';
  • What effect would this have if I upgrade to 2.7.2?
    – Sarcastron
    Nov 6 '13 at 18:46
  • Same; this applies to EE 2.6 and later. Nov 11 '13 at 14:49

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