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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Custom Member's Channel Entries Defaulting To "Closed" Status

I created a member group and gave that group permission to add/edit a particular Channel. Whenever a new entry is made by a user in that member group, the status is set to "Closed." I looked at the ...
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Problem with injecting stash pipe separated entry_ids into channel entries loop when no results

I've came across a problem today where I wanted to 'inject' a stash pipe separated list of entry_ids into the entry_id parameter of a channel entries loop. The problem wasn't to do with stash as such....
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Bulk entry status change

Is there a way to change the status of a number of entries at one time? I know you can select a number of checkboxes and then edit all, but thats still time consuming if you have pages of entries. (...
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Limit Channel Entry to 1?

Is there a way to limit channel entries to a specific number? For example, what if I had a "Company Details" channel (company name, address, telephone number, etc.). Generally, a site would only need ...
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Is there a way to display "last edit date" when viewing entries in the admin panel?

I am trying to find a way to view the last edit date of entries while in the control panel. I haven't found an EE2 plug-in or module, and have no idea of any other way to do it. Does anyone have any ...
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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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Channel Entries - possible to search relationship field?

I need a list of all entries filtered by a relationship field. I thought I might be able to use the search parameter: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/modules/channel/channel_entries....
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Channel Entries - Advanced Entry Id Filters

When using the entry_id param in {exp:channel:entries}, is it possible to do some advanced conditions like entry_id="(not 58) AND 99|100|101" Basically, what I was looking for is if you can use AND, ...
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Grouping entries by relationship field (title)

I have one channel named Zone (zones) (All Zone entries are named zone 01, zone 02, etc) A second channel is named Club Listing (club_listing) (All club entries are named Dubbo, Eden, etc) Within ...
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Combining categories within channel tag category parameter

This is my code: {embed="jobs-opportunities/.main_job_list" cats="14&85|14&240"} You'll see I'm trying to list entries that are either from 1 set of categories or another. I feel the above ...
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Relationships – How to know which one is the parent and which one is the child

I am designing a website for a fashion label who have collections every season, and they do multiple 'projects' for each collection. For instance artwork, videos etc. For instance Collection A may ...
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Expresso Store checkout and custom field based on entry ID

Based on a documentation my code looks like (short version): {exp:store:checkout channel="products" form_class="form-horizontal"} {items} TEST 1 {exp:channel:...
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Formatting a CSV using Channel Entries

I'm trying to export a CSV of my members using Solspace User. It works fine, except that when I open the CSV in Excel, it actually shows the quotes around the values. I know that obviously my ...
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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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Use same channel field across channels

I am trying to setup meta tags for my site specifically for Facebook sharing. I have 4 different channels and I want to ideally use the same channel field for each of them so I can efficiently ...
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a less expensive way of grouping entries by category

I'm trying to figure out if there's a more performant way of getting entries grouped by category. As you can see, I'm using NSM Categories module. Right now, this costing me 263 queries and 5 seconds ...
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How to display Channel entry page?

When looping through Channel entries, is there a way to provide users with a link they can click on that will take them to that specific Channel entry? I seem to recall seeing some "url" variable ...
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Relationship: what I'm doing wrong?

I can not run the relationship feature since upgrading to 2.6.1. I've searched through he forums and I found similar issues, but the answers there didn't help me, so I'm posting my question here. ...
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Using Plugin Tags Within Channel Tags

I have a plugin that allows you to set and store cookies using EE tags (so you don't have to enable PHP in your templates). Unfortunately, I can't get the tag to parse the cookie value within a ...
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Show currently displayed results and total results in pagination

I have the following channel entry tag: {exp:channel:entries channel="designs" orderby="title" sort="asc" limit="8" paginate="bottom" dynamic="no"} {!--output--} {paginate} <div class="...
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Excluding a Category

I am using ExpressionEngine 2.5.2 I have a website that includes a featured blog post at the top, as well as a news section that all of my blog posts in chronological order. When a blog post is ...
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Basic Channel Tag throwing PHP errors

Solution was to save entries until the entries with "bad data" were saved over. I wrote a quick tag to display all entries in a list from a particular channel. However, it threw a bunch of PHP ...
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Grouping Channel Fields

Is there a way to group Channel fields when displaying it in the Content section in EE's CP? A way to visually group related fields might be a usability improvement when there are a lot of Channel ...
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PHP conditional inside EE conditional - parse order problem

This is a bit of a hard one to explain, but I will do my best. If you need any clarification just ask :) I have a template that needs to display a list of 3 upcoming events, listed by date ascending (...
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Struggling with Categories

I'm new to EE and trying to learn how to use Channels and Categories. I've created a Channel, then created Channel Fields, then associated the two. I am able to add entries to that channel just fine. ...
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Render HTML only if channel has entries

I have an area in my template that has room for a max of three entries, but if there are no entries the entire area needs to be hidden. I have the max of 3 entries showing, but I can't figure out how ...
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Should I use a channel entry tag pair for quotes?

I have small modules in the sidebar on various pages throughout my site. I'm including different quotes for different pages in the sidebar modules. Originally I hard coded them into the template, ...
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Entries with structure:child_ids_for:XXX not bringing up any results

I've got an entry tag here that isn't brining in any results whatsoever: {exp:channel:entries entry_id="{structure:child_ids_for:43}" fixed_order="{structure:child_ids_for:43}"} //Content {/exp:...
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new channels shown by week

i have made this code to generate the new entries wich have been posted. <div class="nieuwe_berichten"> {exp:channel:entries channel="interne_memo" display_by="week" limit="1" ...
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Output x twice then y, then x twice

Excuse the title, couldn't really summarise the issue succinctly... This is what I need to do... I have a load of entries from various channels (E). And a series of tweets (T) (which are stored in ...
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Entry ID Returned From Plug-In Not Working in Channel Entries Tag

I've written a custom plugin which I call repeatedly (via a channel:entries tag) to store a list of entries in an array. (BTW, you have to set up a separate singleton class to do that, as the plug-in ...
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Abort the channel entry publish process?

I am working on an extension that takes some entry data (from the control panel) and performs some tasks with it, just prior to insert/update. I am currently using the "entry_submission_end" hook to ...
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Looping Through All Channel Fields?

I want to display most of my Channel fields in a table (with some exceptions). Is there a way to loop through the Channel fields and display their labels and field values? Keep in mind that some ...
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Using the Entry title variable in an Channel Entry field

I have a Channel Entry field that contains a table. I need the caption to contain the title. I tried: <caption>{title}</caption> Thinking it would work, given that it's within the scope ...
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How to sort field from multiple Channels?

I'm looping through multiple Channels: {exp:channel:entries channel="channel_a|channel_b"} Say that channel_a has a_field and channel_b has b_field. I want to sort such that the values of a_field ...
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Filter out entries belonging to a parent category

I'm certain this question must have come up before, but can't find any mention of it. I need to filter out entries that are assigned to a parent category. I'm using this tag {exp:channel:entries ...
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Expression Engine Entries Loop in Reverse

In Expression Engine, how would I go about retrieving the latest 3 entries from a channel and then loop through the result set in reverse? I tried something like this to no avail : {exp:channel:...
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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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Trying and failing to use stash value as channel entries category parameter

So, apologies I know this has been covered extensively BUT I've been pulling my hair out all day and still don't get why I can't get this to work. I simply want to use a stash variable set in one ...
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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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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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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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Channel Fields Error After Updating to 2.7

I just updated to 2.7 and I was in the backend.. When I clicked on the name on one of the channel fields I got: Fatal error: Declaration of Safecracker_file_ft::display_field() must becompatible ...
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Unable to publish new channel entry

I'm trying to publish a new entry into an existing channel. This channel has one other entry. When I hit the Submit button on the new entry, I'm not seeing any error messages. This same site has a ...
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Problems Limiting within an Embed [duplicate]

We seem to be having some problems limiting within an embed. 2 Channels: Daily-Deals (approx 50 listings), Business-Listing (approx 10,000 listings). Each daily deal is related to a single ...
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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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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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Solspace tag - display entries for multiple tags

How can I display entries for multiple tags? For example http://www.my-domain.com/products/by-tag/color/blue+red+white should to display all entries which were tagged with blue and red and white "...
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Solspace tag display all available tags from a channel and related tag group

I have a template which displays all products (entries) for a particular channel: Viewing all entries tagged with:<br> {exp:channel:entries channel="products" category_group="1" category="not 7|...
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