Questions tagged [channel-entries]

Channel Entries are the primary tag used to show the content you create and edit via ExpressionEngine’s Publish section. It’s the most powerful tag in ExpressionEngine, and the most commonly used since its main function is to retrieve and display your site’s content.

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Update expression engine channel entry content

I'm new to expression engine so my question might not sound right to most people. I'm trying to update the content for a channel entry but not sure whether it's possible or not. I checked the channel ...
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String replace/filter within Channel Entries loop

I need to escape some text within a channel entries loop so it doesn't break the JSON schema I created for each page: {exp:channel:entries limit="1" channel="posts" } {title} //...
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Conditional in Head to detect channel

I have an issue with detecting the channel of an entry so I can apply schema for different types of entries based on the channel: <head> {exp:channel:entries limit="1"} {if channel ==...
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Embedcode doesn't display channel file input

if I use {embed="store/something"} and use {field:photo} inside something it doesn't appear but if I goto something directly the {field:photo} is visible and works fine. Is this a bug??? EE6
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What's the best, and fastest way, to remove large amounts of data from the database?

We need to remove large amounts of data (members, entries, etc) from the DB. What is the safest way to go about doing this? We're hoping we could run a delete query of sorts? Or that there is an ...
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Channel entries search by custom field

Is its possible to get entries in view page related to current entry: {exp:channel:entries dynamic="no" search:custom field="{exp:channel:entries}{custom field}{/exp:channel:entries}&...
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Cartthrob: Setting product status to sold on purchase

We have a product list that lists single items. At the moment the client has to go in and manually set the item to "sold" using a toggle in the product listing in the EE CMS. I'm looking to ...
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Saving takes minutes - Timeout when saving an edited entry

I have raised the question a month ago here I need to come back to this. We still have this issue. EE 5.3 with Publisher (but only one language at use for the moment). The website did run for about ...
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Request Timeout when saving an edited entry

We have a live site that worked ok for some time. Since a day or two we have a strange behavior: when saving some of the entries we get this error Request Timeout This request takes too long to ...
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Unable to edit any existing entries on EE2 to EE5 upgrade

Description of the problem I have recently upgraded an EE2 to site up to EE5.3.0 and now I am getting PHP errors when trying to open ** any ** existing entry in the EE CP. The site has no third-party ...
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EE5: Saving long entries in Control Panel doesn't save and shows website homepage

My client reported that when trying to create a new entry via the Control Panel, she had to add 1 paragraph at a time and keep resaving the entry. At a certain point, she couldn't add any more content ...
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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 Entry Model how do I get file url in grid field?

This question follows this one $entry = ee('Model')->get('ChannelEntry') ->filter('entry_id', $entry_id) ->first(); $entry->$field_id_5; // NULL $field_id_5 is a grid field that stores ...
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Channel Entry Model Not Saving Custom Fields

EE 5.2.4 I am using the ee model class to save channel entries via AJAX. Everything is working well except for custom fields, which don't save. Here is the code: $entry = ee('Model')->...
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Getting Random Channel Entries From Within The Channel Entry View

EE 5.2.6 I am in an entry view and trying to pull a random entry from the same channel and all that it's doing is pulling the entry for the current page. This would be something like a blog entry ...
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Channel Entries outputing wrong channel

EE 5.1.1 On the home page of the site I am pulling in the latest 3 blog entries with this code: {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" dynamic="no" limit="3"} <!-- Post Item --> <div> &...
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Displaying entries from two channels from same category on single-entry page

I have a channel called "offices" with a limited number of entries. Every entry is assigned to a different category from a Category Group called "office-categories". For instance the first entry is ...
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Screwed up Sharepoint links

We're running EE5. Some of our links (which go to Sharepoint) contain a string of chars that EE doesn't like, specifically : r : (without the spaces in between.) Links containing that string look ...
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Fetch entries grouped on custom field value, randomised within each group

Using EE v2.8.1 I need to display a list of entries, split into 4 groups, the entries should be randomised within each group (entries are grouped on a custom field value, which can be between 1 and 4)...
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Relationship Field Conditional Not Working

EE 5.2.2 I have a homepage channel with a primary entry that handles a bunch of stuff on the homepage. One of the things it has is a relationship field called featured movie that can have just one of ...
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Getting Channel Entry Data With AJAX

EE 5.2.2 I am making an app that lists channel entries in a template. Some of the data in these entries could be very substantial so I would like to only call that data if/when the user chooses. The ...
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Submitting Files With {exp:channel:form}

EE 5.2.2 I'm using the {exp:channel:form} tag to create an order reporting feature that will save a generated report as an EE channel entry. The feature currently has a form that accepts parameters,...
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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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Model Service ChannelEntry relationship fields

I can't figure out how to save (or retrieve) relationship field data using the Model Service. I can save flat fields with out an issue (and retrieve them). So when retrieving an entry like this: $...
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CRUDL Interface for Custom Data and Files: The Correct Way

I am creating a web app that will: Take parameters in a form submission Run an action which will query an api to retrieve report data based on those parameters Save that report as a file along with ...
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Is it possible to parse tags in an entry?

Is there any way to put EE tags in entries, by entering the tag in a textarea of a channel entry for example? I know there was an old plugin that enabled this, but is there anything for EE5? Thanks.
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Siblings with entry_id not in another relationship field

Can't figure this out. I'm using EE2 and I have a channel called products and I'm on a single product page. I have a relationship field for products set up called featured_products, which I am ...
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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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Channel entries without URL field

Is it possible to have a channel where you do not have to define a URL name for every entry. I want to have a channel for events which are only shown in a list (no extra page for each event) so it ...
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Issue trying to remove entries on one page not displaying on another

I'm very new to EE so forgive my lack of actual knowledge of the correct terms for channels/entries etc. We have page entries (the coloured blocks of text)on our charity website which allows you to ...
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How to change other entries values when an entry is saved/updated

I have a channel with some fields. One of them is an on/off value (let's say toggle field type). I want to be sure that I have no more than one entry with on (or true) value for that specific field. ...
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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 not working in url

I can not get the fields of a channel to be fused in a form. I created a Partial Template with the following code: {sidebar} <form action="{path='{s_url}/{s_url_search}'}" method="GET" id=""> ...
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How to achieve without nested channel:entries tags

I'm hoping someone can suggest an elegant solution to this. I sometimes need to have the result that a channel:entries loop inside a channel:categories loop can provide. A simple example would be: &...
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Using a Template Variable in a Model

I'd like to use a template variable {product_minimum_order_value} in a product model. Channel fields are accessible in template code using {django_syntax}, however I would like to use them in the ...
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Channel Entries: Showing #-# of # Total (Outside Tags/Pagination)?

What's the best way to display "Showing #-# of # Total" on channel category listing page outside -- and before -- the {exp:channel:entries} tags and pagination? Here's a PHP solution -- but it's ...
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Create an entry from an extension?

Is it possible to use the model service to create a new entry? I have been using the model service recently to update and delete channel entries, but can't figure out how to create. $update_query = ...
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Model service filtering by date

I have recently started using the model service to query channel entries. $query = ee('Model')->get('ChannelEntry') ->filter(...); I have been using EE's documentation to ...
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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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Low Search / Channel Entries Search running very slow in EE2 after move to MySQL 5.7

I've got an old website that's running EE 2.11.2 and Low Search 4.4.4. I'm trying to move the site from a cPanel VPS that runs MySQL 5.6, to a new cPanel VPS (with more RAM so it should be faster) ...
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How can I add an ampersand (or similar) following all but the final entry in a Matrix loop?

I have a series of entries coming from a Matrix field on a page. If there is more than one entry I would like a "+" to follow each entry, except for the final entry. I've tried using backspace, but ...
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Migrate multiple custom fields to just one Fluid Field

Grown with the years, one of my projects consists of several Channels with several Field Groups and dozens of custom fields. Now with ExpressionEngine 4 and the new fluid field we want to consolidate ...
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How to display entries in a table?

Suppose I have a 3 column table and 9 channel entries A to I. I'd like to display the entries in the three columns in three rows: row 1: A D G row 2: B E H row 3: C F I I see a channel {count} ...
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ExpressionEngine 3 Date Range

I am trying to load entries based on a date range that is selected by the user. On the front end of the site I have two input fields, the start day and end day of the date range. In the control panel, ...
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How to achieve desired URL structure: /category/entry/

I am trying to achieve the following URL structure: website.com/services/design/ website.com/services/design/branding/ website.com/services/development/ website.com/services/development/front-end-...
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Need query that filters entries by category

I need to display entries from Channel 1 and entries from (Channel 2, Category 1). I'm guessing the meat of the query would be something like this: WHERE channel_id = 1 OR (channel_id = 2 AND cat_id ...
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Hide grid fields based on value of dropdown selection

Is there a plugin around to hide grid fields based on value of dropdown selection? So say the field is a dropdown and based on the selected option you then hide / show specific fields in the grid ...
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Channel Entry link to external URL

I have a need for a "blog/news" section that has some entries that go from the index to a standard entry blog template, and some that just link to an outside site from the index template. Does EE have ...
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Channel Form page doesn't load for guests

I'm trying to figure out how to allow guests to fill out a channel form and add entries. Based off docs I went into channel settings and clicked on "Allow Guest Submissions" and I chose a default ...
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