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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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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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Grid field data on 'before_channel_entry_insert' hook

When using the 'before_channel_entry_insert' hook, outputting the $values array, any grid fields in the entry and show as empty. How can I access the data within the grid fields through this hook? ...
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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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Expression Engine {channel:entries:custom search:} function only works for one field

So basically what I am trying to do is have All related stories to a series pop up. Whats happening now is one field {post_series} is able to use the search function just fine and it populates the ...
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No entries found for a category on frontend

Sorry, but I'm new to EE. I have a site with EE 2.11.9 There is one category created with some sub-categories. To each sub-categories there are some blogs/entries assigned. Problem is that when I ...
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matrix.css not loading after upgrading matrix from 2.5.10 to 3.0.2 when opening Channel Entries in Control panel

We are now upgrading Vcuqatar main site http://www.qatar.vcu.edu/ from EE version 2.7.3 to version 3.5.12 we are now implementing up-gradation on local test server before implementing it on live ...
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Edit link breaks after saving entry

Here's the description of the issue from the user: In the CMS, when adding or editing an “Add or Edit” entry (listing), once I save the entry and am brought back to the Structure view, I am not able ...
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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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Bulk action - How to set selected entries to Closed/Pending/Open in EE3

This function is working on comments list https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/cp/publish/comments/index.html#id9 But it looks like this feature is not included on channel entries? Or is there a ...
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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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Method to add multiple fields to a channel entry

I'm building a website on ExpressionEngine 3.5.10. One of the channels, training, is for Training courses. It's possible that each training course has multiple: date, time, location, price. In other ...
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How can I list channel entries with same relationship to another channel?

I have two channels, Destinations and Hotels Within the Hotels channel, I have a relationship field called hotel_destination, which relates it to the destination channel. Now, on the hotel entry ...
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No entries found in CP

I'm using EE since 2 years already (3.5.2 version now) but I've never seen something like that. Yesterday, when I added a new entry and pressed "Submit" button... all entries disappeared! Not only ...
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Specific word choice in URL title is causing a 404 error on a page. Can anyone help?

I'm working in EE3 and have just come up against a problem that I've never experienced before and I'm really hoping someone can help. I have created a page with the URL /destination-reports. When I ...
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How to edit channel entries in expression engine depending on the order they are displayed

I am exporting news articles into a page using channel entries in expression engine. I want the first article that appears to be 'col-md-4' the next 2 articles to be within 'col-md-3' the next 2 to be ...
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how to display a row # when looping through 2 different custom fields

I'm trying to spit out a table with first column being the # of row basically. However my {count} keeps resetting for each field loop. I need my count to stay the same I have a VM Chosen field that ...
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Show different content based on url segement

Sorry if my title is a little confusing. Here is my dilemma... I have a product category page with different products. I'm trying to figure out a way to say {if segment_3} show the product specific ...
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Freeform: Is it possible to have custom email recipients

I have a channel called Jobs. When admin posts a new entry, they are presented with a field called email_recipient in which they can type an email address of their choice. Then...on the template ...
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images not showing

I can see the images in file manager but none of them are showing up on the site: http://metlab-tec.net/ If I go the products page and try to add files to the media tab, nothing happens. I didn't ...
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Using pagination with anchor tags

Is there any way you can use pagination, but also have say a select box that jumps down to an anchor tag? I have the select box working, but if you try to jump to an item that is on say page 3 it ...
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How to refresh a “news” embed based on filter button clicked

I've got a "news" embed I'm calling from my homepage. Inside that news listing template it lists 7 articles based on the dates, which could be a mix of 4 different categories. I'm not using EE ...
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Orderby View Count and Exclude Entry IDs

I am trying to sort my entries by view count but also exclude some entries from the list. This is what I am currently using {exp:channel:entries channel="articles" entry_id="not 141|55" ...
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How to display contents of checkboxes field

Hello i'am using ExpressionEngine v3.3.4 for a short time. I have field group with field 'shop_item_product_sizes'. (attachment) Is it possible to dynamically print only selected checkboxes as select ...
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Duplicate Entry Hierarchy

Running EE 2.7.2 Wondering if there's an elegant way to duplicate an entry AND at the same time take the entire child tree/structure with it. Basically, we have around 450 pages that live under the ...
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How can I get all the possible values allowed in a multi-select in my template?

I'm using EE 3.5.3 and I have a "use-area" field (in a grid of products) that's a multi-select box. In the template, i need to make a dropdown so you can filter the products by the use-area. Each ...
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Can I order entries by date with sticky entries from another channel combined?

I'm setting up a blog page and wanted to arrange it a specific way. Blog posts would be ordered in grid format by date. But scattered throughout would be larger blocks that could link through to other ...
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Paginate on category does not work with Transcribe

I've got a simple entries tag with category option and a paginate tag: {exp:channel:entries channel="download" category="12" limit="5"} ... {paginate} But the paginate tag does not work: it is not ...
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Simple conditional on embed variable in exp:channel:entries

Trying to do this: {exp:channel:entries channel="main{if embed:inttest=="yes"}_inttest{/if}" limit="1" disable="member_data|pagination" status="{tv_status}"} Am I misunderstanding the channel ...
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Limit number of Expression Engine Channels

I have heard that some say that you should limit the number of expression engine channels you use to about three regardless if you use the free or paid version. Has anyone else experience EE giving ...
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Member Relationships to single Entry

I have a tournaments channel where ppl will be able to add tourney's through front end. I now need other members to be able to submit a "team" to a specific tourney entry. There will need to be like ...
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Listing entry showing same article no matter what url is using template routing

I have a listing entries template set up that is using routes (not even sure that's the issue), but same article on listing entry page no matter what the url is. What am I missing? Set up a template ...
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Item list reorder

Help! I am an administrator and my developer out of the country (12 hour time lag), and I am trying to pitch hit a solution. We are a nonprofit organization that sells courses. Our website has gone ...
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Creating a featured channel entry

I would like to add channel field checkbox called featured and filter out the entries if it is checked. Can this be done using the channel entries tag?
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Expression engine 3 -get the url of a channel entry

How do I get the url path for a particular channel entry? {exp:channel:entries channel="work" limit="1" dynamic="no"} <h2>{title}</h2> <!-- link to url here --> {/exp:...
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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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Allow front end selection of time zone to change times on entries

I have a series of entries all set to fixed time in the system (and they're all Eastern time). These times are displayed on the front end to the user. But I've been asked if it would be possible to ...
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Email addresses display as [email protected] in entries

I am using EE v3.4.3. In the 'options' tab of entries, the 'author' field displays the list of members. Until recently they showed correctly, but for some reason, they now display like: [email ...
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curly braces in exp:channel-call?

I try to use this exp:channel:entries code to call a list of news for a year (YYYY), that is the third segment in the url … but it doesn’t work: the page is empty. {exp:channel:entries channel=...
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Channel Entry Hooks not POST-ing fields

EE 3.4.2 Working on an EE3 Extension. I am able to utilize the channel_form_entry_form_tagdata_start to inject the custom field I need to for my Extension. This is a simple field (text) that is ...