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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Anyone know how to limit the number of entries displayed between a set of tag pairs embedded in other tag pairs?

I'm embedding a set of tag pairs with another set of tag pairs, but because there are two entries that meet the criteria of the outer tag pairs, EE's displaying the embedded tag pairs twice. My code ...
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Only show future entries for specific channel in multi-channel entry loop

I have a channel entries loop where I am pulling data from multiple channels. These entries are then mixed together in the sort order they are returned in. With all but one channel I'd like to ...
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Dynamic Entry Limit

Is it possible to change the limit of a loop, dynamically? I'm currently using CartThrob for my eCommerce site, and want to add the option to show, 10, 20, 30 or All products on a page. How easy is ...
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Ways to speed up Channel Entries

Setup: We have a call that pulls 50 entires from channel entries. {exp:channel:entries channel="posts" orderby="entry_id" limit="50" dynamic="no" disable="categories|category_fields"} This call ...
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SafeCracker Not Working?

I'm trying out SafeCracker for the first time. What I've done: SafeCracker module is installed Channel {test_profiles} is created with 1 field: {full_name} The following code outputs nothing between ...
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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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Auto-post to Facebook when a channel entry is published

We would like to set something up so that when we publish a new article (channel entry) to our site it also creates a post on our Facebook page. What solutions are people using for this? I found the ...
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A Template that uses multiple channels with different field groups

I'm currently working on a template that uses multiple channels (ie. channel="channel1|channel2" to show content. Each channel has a different field group–so I'm conditionally nesting each groups ...
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Better way to define "Date Published" field for channel field?

I would like to add a field called "Date Published" to a channel field group. Naturally I selected the "Date" field type but this is useless because: It takes too long to navigate to past years. It ...
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Allowing individual users to hide entries

I've got an Intranet with a list of job postings (each of which are channel entries), and I need to give each logged-in user the ability to click a button to hide an individual entry from their ...
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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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How can I customise the publish/edit screens, or provide a custom UI for editing entries?

I'd like to provide my users a prettier UI to publish and edit/delete content (compared to what is provided by EE's control panel). For example, say I wanted to divide my entry form into tabs, etc. ...
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Simple channel entries call, limit by category, not working

Simple as can be, my code, but I am getting all the entries, not just those in category 42. {exp:channel:entries channel="patient-services" disable="member_data|pagination" dynamic="no" sort="asc"...
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Is there a way to add logic operand to the search parameter?

I am looking for a way to isolate entries based on a {event_time_start} and {event_time_end} custom field. For instance the first one contains 930 as a value and the second one 1200 meaning the event ...
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Addon to handle data too complex for Channels/Playa/Matrix

I need to be able to add/edit/delete records whose data structure is somewhat complex and involves a lot of business rules for each database operation. For example: Some inserts are simple INSERTs, ...
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How to send email to admin if no_results?

I have a page that lists programs people can donate to for a non-profit. This list is updated from a separate database. The current flow takes the entries offline via using Solspace Import to mark ...
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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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Get Zoo Visitor members based on category?

Is there a way to get Zoo Visitor members based on their category? I don't see a category filter option in the {exp:zoo_visitor:memberlist} - tag. Only a membergroup filter option. Or should I take ...
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What's the best way for displaying a three-level category tree?

What I'm trying to achieve is the following: A three-level 'category' tree, with at the end channel_entries. So users can browse between categories & access the entries related to that category. ...
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search:field_name= and special characters

I have a client site who is pulling in channel entries with dollar amounts in them; most of the dollar amounts are regular numbers, 2000, 100, etc., some are negative amounts (chargebacks?), -1600, ...
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How to trace channel fields when there is a relationship?

I need to write a custom query against the exp_channel_data table. However, one of the channel's field is a relationship field. How do I track that back to the appropriate column in the ...
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Dealing with 100+ categories

I need a 'location_channel' with location entries. These entries should have 3 multi-select boxes containing different categories. Select #1 - Location Type Education Academies Auditoria ... ...
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Useless variable when looping channel entries - relationship field

I'm looping through channel entries. When I try to output the value of a relationship field, I seem to be getting some sort of numerical id (it's not the entry id of the current channel or the channel ...
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Listing the members/authors who last posted/edited entries in several channels

My members each have their own "PR-room" where all their entries in several channels + their public profiles are collected and shown to the public. I want a listings page where the 4 last updated PR-...
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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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Is there a better way to direct users after adding/editing an entry?

A thing that annoys me about EE and Structure is that when I add/edit an entry within a channel, I get redirected back to Structure main page. I might want to add another entry, edit another entry in ...
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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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Return message: if no results

I am trying to do something which I suspect is quite simple. I am referencing a channel field to rerun results to populate a series of check boxes. If there are no results I wish to say 'There are no ...
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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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Channel entries tag filter based on custom date field

I'm using the JSON plugin from Devotee to write a small API for a third-party. Another developer (honestly) has added a 'start_date' custom field for when a particular offer is valid from. The '...
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Limit Total Results with Pagination

Easy question. How do I set a limit on the total results for a page that has pagination? I have a site that displays 16 entries per-page, but would like to limit the total results to 200. Is this ...
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Viewing an audit trail of channel entry edits/revisions

I'm building a basic CRM system based on channel entries and SafeCracker forms for a client extranet. The client is asking me if it's possible to view a 'system notes/audit trail' for each entry so ...
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Restrict number of entries per user

I there a way to restrict the number of entries by a user to one active entry at a time? I'd love to create some kind of freemium model for my classifieds site, which only allows for one active ad by ...
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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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ExpressionEngine - displaying most recent 3 entries of each channel, followed by random (but non-repeating) entries

I need to output the most recent 3 entries from 4 different channels, followed by random entries from any of the four channels, but not including any of the most recent entries. Any idea how to ...
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Playa tag outputting relative fields in multiples

I have the following code: {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" require_entry="yes" limit="1"} <div class="row related-articles"> <div class="grid_12"> <h2>Related ...
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mx_jumper contents not available outside channel:entries tag

I'm trying to set some mx_jumper content from within an {exp:channel:entries} tag, and then output it somewhere else on the page. The page is an entry page and available on a url such as: /blog/...
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Channel Entries tag not recognizing passed params

For some reason my Channel Entries tags aren't recognizing the passed parameters consistently. For example, the below works on the home page but not on any internal pages: {exp:channel:entries ...

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