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Pre-fill matrix field when creating new entry?

How can I pre-fill a matrix field when creating a new channel entry. The reason to do this (and why a matrix field is needed) is: Data is best entered and represented using a table. Unwanted rows ...
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What is parse order and how does it affect how my template is coded/rendered?

What exactly is parse order and how does it impact my template code and whether I should use embedded templates, global variables, snippets, low variables, stash or any other method that I may not ...
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How to add a custom JavaScript to the “New Entry” control panel?

How can I add a custom script to the "New Entry" control panel page to interact with the input form. The script does not need to be added to the "Edit Entry" page and certainly should not be added to ...
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Assets not showing the correct upload directory

I just upgraded to Assets 2.0 on EE 2.5.3. Installation went smoothly. However my upload locations aren't acting correctly from within Assets. My folder structure looks like this: system html ...
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How to make templates output JSON?

I am trying to use EE templates the same way I use CI controllers. Normally, when I need an "API" wherein my JS can call a URL (maybe with some POST variables) and get a JSON (or JSONP) response back, ...
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403 Error with Assets 2.0.5 and Freemember

I'm running into an issue with Assets and Freemember running together. I've narrowed it down to some code in Assets. Freemember is throwing a 403 error on register because it's generating the ...
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Long open/save for entries with 10-column Matrix fields

I am moving over a thread started on P&T's Get Satisfaction. I am getting a MySQL timeout saving an entry that had a 10-column Matrix field and some 70 rows. Raising the MySQL limits fixes the ...
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How can I find out which add-on is sending a message to the developer log?

I'm working on a site that has a lot of add-ons, some probably redundant now. It is a very long term development project. Since a recent EE update one of these add-ons is sending an error message to ...
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search:title doesn't work

this doesn't seem to work, since you can only "search" in custom fields: {exp:channel:entries channel="#" search:title="foo"} Is there any way to easily achieve this ? Preferably without adding any ...
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Expresso Store: List items on PayPal

How do I get Store to list individual items and their prices on PayPal? At the moment, the only information which is displayed on the PayPal site is the order number. Thanks Lee
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Upgrading an EE1 site to EE2 with nGen File field

What is the best way to upgrade a site from EE1 to EE2 that is using nGen file field with no EE2 equivalent. This site is also using nGen file inside of Matrix Fields.
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In Expresso Store, how do I use my own buttons for modifiers in place of <select> menus?

Expresso Store's default behavior is to output modifiers as menus. This makes sense when the product is a T-Shirt and the variations are predictable: you have a modifier for size (with options for S, ...
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Pagination not working for structure pages

I have my pages setup in Structure in a channel called Products (screenshot). I'm viewing the listing of products at a URL that looks like: domain.com/nl/rental-shop/producten/ If I click 'next page'...
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Turn off extension in Control Panel

I would like to make sure an extension isn't run, via sessions_end hook, in the control panel. I'm currently doing this like so: if ($this->EE->input->get_post('D') == "cp") { return ...
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Variables/example for sending a new member their login details using Postmaster

I've just upgraded to Postmaster 1.2, and want to set it up to send emails to new users when their new member accounts are created (but not edited). I'm also using EE 2.5.3 and Profile:Edit 1.0.7. I'...
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Freeway or Router?

I have been recommended to try either Freeway or Router to handle some non-standard URLs that I solved with .htaccess rewrites on EE 1 but where those no longer work on EE 2. In one case, I need to ...
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Are there any good add-ons for managing categories on the publish screen?

I have a channel that will require lots of editing (adding and selecting) of many categories and want to make this as simple a process as possible for the client. I also need to require that only one ...
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Error pages in expresso store?

Looking to be able to style/customize error pages for Expresso Store or EE. Anyone have experience ideas of this please? Thanks.
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Cartthrob: How to set up product that is available for rent OR purchase?

I need to set up a checkout system when certain products say, a camera, can be either purchased OR rented. I understand how this could be accomplished with separate entries for purchase/rental ...
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How to create custom RTE buttons?

I would like to create an addon which adds a number of custom RTE formatting buttons to the built-in EE Rich Text editor. There are two issues here: How to define the simplest add-on skeleton (...
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Low Seg2Cat and category images - file path doesn't resolve

I've been using Low Seg2Cat for ages now on my blog pages to display category information and do category archive pages. I just realised today that the {segment_x_category_image} tag is not working ...
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Recommendation for dynamic Store product data updates

I'm wondering of the best way to tackle the development of some custom logic for a product inside Store 2. I'm trying to update other Store fields of a project (Length, Width, Height, etc..), based ...
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Managing database for single site across multiple servers?

Does anyone have any advice on how to deal with separate databases (local, staging, live) for the same EE site on different servers? The client changes things on live, but I obviously do any site ...
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Primary Category '$' bug?

I've just updated my version of Primary Category from Solspace from version 2.0.2 to 2.2.1 in my EE 2.5.2 install and run into what I think is a bug. A BIG change in the update is that you now need to ...
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EE2 upgrade to EE3, how to upgrade addons?

I am a newbie to expressionengine and I am working on upgrading EEv2.8.1 to EE3.5.16 for my company. On EE2 we use a lot of addons. I want to upgrade the addons during the EE upgrade process. I ...
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ObjectiveHTML's Authenticate - login and forgot password problems

I'm trying to use https://objectivehtml.com/authenticate and have come across some problems: Logon Form: How can I trigger a global error so I can verify {global_errors} work? See: https://...
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Will add-ons for EE2 work in EE3?

Searching in 3rd party add-ons, there do not seem to be many that work with Expression Engine 3. In fact, there are almost none that list as compatible. Can I use add-ons listed as compatible with EE ...
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Exp:resso Store callback from WorldPay returning 403 Forbidden

Exp:resso Store v1.6.5 on ExpressionEngine v2.10.2 I have an integration using PayPal Express working just fine with callbacks, however with WorldPay as alternative payment provider, there's an error ...
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Add-ons and front-end performance [closed]

One of the fun and powerful aspects I love about EE is using add-ons to make the content editing and creation experience excellent. However, I've also discovered that using an excessive amount of add-...