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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How to escape special HTML characters in output?

It is commonly useful to escape encode special HTML characters in output to avoid breaking output attributes (among other reasons): Take the following seemingly innocent template snippet: <!...
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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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Use channel search parameter with grid fields

I need to filter entries basing on grid field. If grid field is filled the entries will be shown. But I can't do that because seems that is not supported by search parameter. This doesn't works: {exp:...
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Use Channel Entries Search to Search Grid Field?

See: Use channel search parameter with grid fields The answer suggests that there is no way to search for grid field values. Is this still the case until now?
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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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Single entry not relating to url title

I am building landing pages that will be used as direct links, not from a list on a catch all type page. I want to use one template, no categories. I am showing content from two different channels, ...
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Structure field type - how do I get additional entry data to display?

I'm using the Structure field type as pictured. The only thing my template will output is {field_name}, which yields: http://domain.com/my-structure-url But I need to access/display more info. If I ...
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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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Filter entries based on multiple custom fields (paginated)

I have a channel called articles to post image galleries or video's or both. On the back-end there are two custom fields in that channel (1) a 'channel images' field to add multiple images to the ...
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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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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 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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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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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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(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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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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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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Stash Variable as channel entries search parameter

I’m stumped on something. I’m trying to (using AJAX) allow users to filter events by their location. So you can choose either Region or Country from selects that are populated with the addon REEgion ...
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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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orderby="random" same results being displayed every time

I am trying to select 3 random entries from a few channels. I have: {exp:channel:entries limit="3" channel="X|Y|Z" status="open" orderby="random" disable="categories|category_fields|member_data|...
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Expressionengine Comment Form And Entries Dissapear on some occassions

Very quick question. I'm relatively new to Expressionengine and unsure what could be causing my issue. So I have an Article template, inside of it I have comments: <!-- Comments --> <...
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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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Channel Entries - searching relationship field?

SEE: Channel Entries - possible to search relationship field? Has anything changed since the above question? I want to list all Channel entries for a given value in a relationship field. Something ...
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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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No results not working

I'm trying to display one entry with the search:field_name parameter of ExpressionEngine. This works fine, but I can't get the no results tag to work. I have tried a lot of things, including the use ...
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Images have disappeared

Using ExpressionEngine v2.9.2 - Build Date: 20141004 - © Copyright 2003 - 2016 EllisLab, Inc. All images have disappeared from our website: www.wordworks.jp I am guessing that a broken link to the ...
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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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Pull random 10 entries without duplicating every time when ajax calls

Possible to pull random 10 entries (without duplicating entries) with ajax everytime when scroll to the bottom, right now it loads random 10 entires but it duplicates and some entries never shows up. ...
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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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