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ExpressionEngine’s Channel Module allows you to display content created using the Publish section of the Control Panel. http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/modules/channel/

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Add new Channel ID access to multiple member groups via SQL Query

I have created a new channel (in this case ID#32) on an existing EE site install, and I need to assign it to 270 existing member groups. Rather than clicking into every single member group and ...
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List entries which have no category assigned

Anyone know how to do this? Obviously I can pass in a category ID into the channel loop to get entries within that specific category. But I'd like to get a list of all entries that don't currently ...
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Channel Manager - Edit Channels - Blank page

I updated to EE 5.3.0 from 2.11.9 and cannot edit existing channels anymore. There is only a blank page without any errors in the console. I can edit layouts or export but no page is opening to edit ...
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Show Latest Channel Entries Under Single Entrey

I'm trying to show the latest 5 entries in a channel, when a user views an entry within the channel. At the moment, the code will only show the info for the single entry in both sections. My code is ...
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Unable to create new publish layout

Running EE 5.2.3 and trying to add a new Publish Layout for one of my channels. When I try to create or save the layout I get the following error: The Super Admin group is already checked but it is ...
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Make a channel private

Is it possible in out of the box Expression Engine to make a channel private and viewable only by the administrators member group?
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(A Different) Channel Entry Data Not Showing in Entry Detail Pages

EE 5.2.2 I have a site that I'm building for a client. It was my intention to have certain elements in the _html-wrapper layout be dynamic so they could change them as they desired (image, short ...
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Channel Form Only Showing For One User

EE 5.2.2 I'm using the channel form tag to update a channel from the frontend. It works when I am logged in as my admin user but if another user is logged in the form doesn't even render. I'm just ...
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Channel Videos import

I imported content from an old CMS system into EE, 2600 entries. In one field I imported yuotube url. Is there any way that this same URL will be automatically inserted into the chanel videos of ...
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How to reuse channel layouts?

I'd like to import a custom channel layout into another channel that uses the same fieldset. Is there an easy way to do this? Using EE 5.2.2.
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EE google maps not displaying on contact page

we have taken over an EE page from another guy www.fitnesscoach.lu in the "contact-area" the google maps is not showing anymore any indication where i can find it in the backend and how to fix tks
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Split Channel Entries via {exp:channel:entries}

I have only recently started working with ExpressionEngine and am currently trying to port my HTML page and work with channels. I just came across a problem that I can't solve. I want to split the ...
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'default_author' cannot be null' Error when saving channel settings

It is an upgraded site that runs now on EE 5.2.0 without major troubles. Only when I save channel settings in the CP there is always this error message. Data is saved but this is the message: ...
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New site created without any structure or channels

I'm running an EE 3 install using multiple site manager. When clicking create new site, I can create a new site and name it properly, but it is not importing the channels and field groups from the ...
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Does a channel's “Generated title” take dynamic data?

From https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/cp/channel/tab-settings.html#generated-title When a new entry is created or previewed, this value will be inserted by default in the Title field. ...
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Multiple Channel Import Shared Fields

Using a basic example. If i want to import - Pages channel & News channel And they both use SEO Title, SEO Desc fields. When importing the second zip, it errors out and needs the fields renaming....
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Display different content if the base-domain contains “.uk” or “.co”

{exp:channel:entries channel="homepage_banner" orderby="{ban_strt_date}" sort="asc" status="open" limit="5" url-title="{site_url}"} {if url-title *= ".uk"} <div ...
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Channel form css overrides my css?

Channel form css overrides my css. Ruining the consistent layout across the site. Is it supposed to be like that? How can I have my style on the submit button for example? Thanks, L.
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Displaying the number of entries in a category

Is there a way to select channel, list out the categories assigned to that channel and then the number of entries in each category? What I want is something link the below: Category 1 - 100 entries ...
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Channel Videos not saving new videos (EE2 site upgraded to EE4)

Background: EE2 site with channel videos among other plugins. Following a successful upgrade to EE4.3.1 the site is functioning correctly, and old videos are working. The issues begin when trying ...
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Channel entries vs embed files

I’m having sort of a dilemma and since I never actually used channels in EE (yes, that is strange) except for a blog section I was curious what the real benefit is. I just don’t see it. Let me make ...
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Insert Selected Channel into the Template

We are creating a template that our client would use on many pages of their website, for example 'Accordion Layout Template'. So we create a page 'Bikes', assign the 'Accordion Layout Template', then ...
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Show recommended articles based on the current article being read

The title is pretty self-explanatory, but I have a website which has dozens of articles based on healthcare in the US, each sort of categorised by the type of insurance. At the moment I have a sidebar ...
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Calculation {member_field} * {channel_field}

Is there a simple way to do this calculation on a page without using PHP on output? I have a member_field with a value and a channel_field with a value and want to output {member_field} * {...
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All Tags not working after FTP my website to the server

After I have FTP my website to the server, none of the tags is working, another word, there is no content pulled from the CMS to the template. My website is http://www.pwshare.co.uk/. Please take a ...
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Choosing the guest user for a channel form

I've gone through these http://dotmeta.com/expressionengine/guide/ee-2101/add-ons/channel/channel_form/index.html http://dotmeta.com/expressionengine/guide/ee-2101/add-ons/channel/channel_form/...
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How is the ExpressionEngine user guide documentation managed? By categories or channels with relationship fields to the child pages?

I would like to create a user guide for my website which functions the same way as the ExpressionEngine user guide / docs. Seen here. I would like to know how they structure their pages. Do they use ...
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What is Form Layouts?

Seems a a beginner question, but what it is the Form Layouts inside the Manage Channels? After creating a form layouts, what is its use? How to use it ?? I didn't remenber at all what it is a form ...
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How to load different stylesheets depending on the template

Right now I have an includes.group, that holds different templates that I load. Such as the nav, head, footer etc. As of right now the head holds all of my style sheets for every template. But I ...
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Has Channel Image 6.0.3 been made available?

Hi there I just downloaded the latest version and uploaded but the version still says 6.0.2 and the bug persists. Images disappear after setting the cover image. Many thanks
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display content based on multiple days and time of day

I've seen answers on display content on a specific day, but I'm trying to figure out showing content for Multiple days. I have doctors office that wants to show it's hours Monday-friday and weekend ...
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Display Content Based on Time of Day

I'm trying to show content based on the day and time of day. Specifically, the site I'm working on offers a live-stream every Sunday from 9:45 - 1:45 and we want to feature the live-stream on the ...
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How to create a views of channel

In about us, i added different data and I want to display it in view. How to create a view of our about us channel. I newbie in expression.can we use the template in it
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Channel data not displaying in channel loop, but does display in query module tag

I recently had a client referred to me who has an existing EE build, v2.73, and some of their entries just stopped displaying on their templates. According to them, no code has changed and no software ...
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Template pulling mixed data onto page — {channel:entries} issue?

I'm having an issue with a template pulling data onto a page when it loads. For example, I have 2 sites (a desktop and mobile version). I'm attempting to pull content from the desktop site pages onto ...
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Using a Channel Entry as an Embed Template

Is it possible to have Channel Entry as a text input be used dynamically to include a design template? In other words, something like: {exp:channel:entries channel="mychannel" limit="1"} {embed="...
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Creating entry with channel entries api, redirecting to empty view page

I am on EE 2.11.2, and I am using the Channel Entries API to create a new channel entry after a user submits a form on the front-end. It saves the entry just fine, but when I redirect the user to the ...
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Load Entry Via Ajax - After filtering from dropdown menu

I am wondering if you can point me in the right direction here. Here is what I want to happen. 1) Site visitor visits the site and sees an elected official displayed on the home page. Next to this ...
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Loop a new section (outside loop) after every 2 entries

This is a strange one I've never come across over 5 years developing with EE. There may be a simple solution but I'm not seeing it! Essentially, I need to create a dynamic loop that outputs a ...
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Cancel Entry Update / Display Error using EE3 Extension Hook

I am using a 'Channel Entry Model Extension Hook' in EE3 to allow me to carry out further validation of a selection of fields. This is working fine, currently with the 'before_channel_entry_update' ...
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Top ten most used attributes for category/channel tags?

I'm a novice at EE development. Can anyone suggest the top ten (or any number) of the most used attributes for most channel:entries/category tags? Scrolling through the docs seems overwhelming at ...
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channel entries loop doesn't display entries added by channel form when their status is closed

I made a channel form. In the CP I configured the "allow guests to submit entries" and choose a guest default user in the list. In the channel preferences I choose "closed" as default status for new ...
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URL title prefix - use slashes in prefix?

EE3, Channel Settings. It allows you to specify a URL prefix, i.e. to help the user fill in this field. Nice, i can start every URL with /book/ or /album/... Good for organisation and SEO love. ...
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Channel Set Export?

EE 3.3.2 References the new Channel Set (importing/exporting channel configurations for setting up new sites). While I will EXTREMELY miss the MSM site replication tools, in theory I understand ...
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EE 3.3.0: Mail not being sent for channel entry notification

Question regarding email. When I get new entries in a channel, I'm not getting notified, even though I have notifications turned on: Author notify: no Entry notification: Yes. Only one email listed....
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Images Not Saving in Channel Entry

Bit of a weird problem. We are able to upload images successfully via the basic publish entry form, but if an edit is made to the entry (even if it's just a text edit), the image disappears from the ...
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Channel Entries Month Without Year?

I'm trying to display all entries in certain months without caring about what year it's in. Currently the tag looks like (for February as an example): {exp:channel:entries channel="{embed:...
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Channel Images tag pair breaks page parsing

I am using channel image 5.4.2 and as per docs I trying simple template like": <html> <head> <meta charset="UTF-8"> <title>Document</title> </head> <...
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Cannot make stash:get to show up inside exp:channel tag

Problem: A value set is not parsed inside a channel:entries tag. The value is actually set (and parsed with the embed on the page). Also, when I hard-code the value in te channel:entries tag the ...
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Search Results Links Not Working

I have a simple search form. When the results are displayed, it doesn't show the template group / template in the URL. It shows just the entry URL. I'm using the {auto_path} variable. I realize I ...