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ExpressionEngine’s Channel Module allows you to display content created using the Publish section of the Control Panel. http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/modules/channel/

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Channel Videos not saving new videos (EE2 site upgraded to EE4)

Background: EE2 site with channel videos among other plugins. Following a successful upgrade to EE4.3.1 the site is functioning correctly, and old videos are working. The issues begin when trying ...
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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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Does a channel's “Generated title” take dynamic data?

From https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/cp/channel/tab-settings.html#generated-title When a new entry is created or previewed, this value will be inserted by default in the Title field. ...
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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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Cancel Entry Update / Display Error using EE3 Extension Hook

I am using a 'Channel Entry Model Extension Hook' in EE3 to allow me to carry out further validation of a selection of fields. This is working fine, currently with the 'before_channel_entry_update' ...
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Channel form : Ajax submisson

It's the first time I've used Ajax with Channel Form so this maybe a newbie question. I'm loading the template containing my form via AJAX and appending it to a DIV. When the form is submitted I want ...
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Display channel entries using search:field_name across muitp[le channels

I need to be able to tell ExpressionEngine to display entries from multiple channels using the search:field_name parameter. The custom fields will be from different channel field groups (set to ...
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Set custom field value inside channel form parameter

Is there a plugin that can do this? {exp:channel:form custom_field="value" channel="my_channel"}{/exp:channel:form} The reason I'm doing this is so that nobody can view what are the values I'm ...
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Custom module, get channel_id so I can pass it to function: ee->api_channel_structure->delete_channel()

I am using api_channel_structure I want to correctly set up the uninstall function. To delete a channel I'm creating, I'm calling delete_channel. It requires a channel_id. Fine, but I only have a ...
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Limit relationship field options to those authored by current member group

I have a channel field that has a relationship to another channel. In cPanel, in the dropdown of the relationship field, I want it to only display the items in the other channel that was authored by ...
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Parse custom field data in entry_submission_end_hook

What I'm trying to do is parse the custom field data sent to the entry_submission_end hook. Here's what I was able to dissect out of the channel entries module, but what I'm confused is how to ...
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Channel field not showing on page with embedded template using Multi-Site Manager

I am using ExpressionEngine 2.5.2 with Multisite Manager. I have one template embedded within another. The parent template is pulling data from 2 sites, and I would like certain information to show up ...
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Template + Channel + Category structure

I need help figuring out how to organize the following. Within my main EE site, there will be a SECTION. Within that, multiple YEARS. Within each YEAR, multiple LOCATIONS. Within each LOCATION, ...
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Channel Manager - Edit Channels - Blank page

I updated to EE 5.3.0 from 2.11.9 and cannot edit existing channels anymore. There is only a blank page without any errors in the console. I can edit layouts or export but no page is opening to edit ...
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Channel Videos import

I imported content from an old CMS system into EE, 2600 entries. In one field I imported yuotube url. Is there any way that this same URL will be automatically inserted into the chanel videos of ...
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How to reuse channel layouts?

I'd like to import a custom channel layout into another channel that uses the same fieldset. Is there an easy way to do this? Using EE 5.2.2.
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EE google maps not displaying on contact page

we have taken over an EE page from another guy www.fitnesscoach.lu in the "contact-area" the google maps is not showing anymore any indication where i can find it in the backend and how to fix tks
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Multiple Channel Import Shared Fields

Using a basic example. If i want to import - Pages channel & News channel And they both use SEO Title, SEO Desc fields. When importing the second zip, it errors out and needs the fields renaming....
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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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Show recommended articles based on the current article being read

The title is pretty self-explanatory, but I have a website which has dozens of articles based on healthcare in the US, each sort of categorised by the type of insurance. At the moment I have a sidebar ...
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Choosing the guest user for a channel form

I've gone through these http://dotmeta.com/expressionengine/guide/ee-2101/add-ons/channel/channel_form/index.html http://dotmeta.com/expressionengine/guide/ee-2101/add-ons/channel/channel_form/...
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Has Channel Image 6.0.3 been made available?

Hi there I just downloaded the latest version and uploaded but the version still says 6.0.2 and the bug persists. Images disappear after setting the cover image. Many thanks
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display content based on multiple days and time of day

I've seen answers on display content on a specific day, but I'm trying to figure out showing content for Multiple days. I have doctors office that wants to show it's hours Monday-friday and weekend ...
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Using a Channel Entry as an Embed Template

Is it possible to have Channel Entry as a text input be used dynamically to include a design template? In other words, something like: {exp:channel:entries channel="mychannel" limit="1"} {embed="...
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Load Entry Via Ajax - After filtering from dropdown menu

I am wondering if you can point me in the right direction here. Here is what I want to happen. 1) Site visitor visits the site and sees an elected official displayed on the home page. Next to this ...
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Channel Set Export?

EE 3.3.2 References the new Channel Set (importing/exporting channel configurations for setting up new sites). While I will EXTREMELY miss the MSM site replication tools, in theory I understand ...
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Images Not Saving in Channel Entry

Bit of a weird problem. We are able to upload images successfully via the basic publish entry form, but if an edit is made to the entry (even if it's just a text edit), the image disappears from the ...
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Channel Entries Month Without Year?

I'm trying to display all entries in certain months without caring about what year it's in. Currently the tag looks like (for February as an example): {exp:channel:entries channel="{embed:...
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Channel Images tag pair breaks page parsing

I am using channel image 5.4.2 and as per docs I trying simple template like": <html> <head> <meta charset="UTF-8"> <title>Document</title> </head> <...
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Search Results Links Not Working

I have a simple search form. When the results are displayed, it doesn't show the template group / template in the URL. It shows just the entry URL. I'm using the {auto_path} variable. I realize I ...
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How to search channel fields

I have constructed a real estate site that has a channel containing property entries, each of which have several channel fields, such as price, number of bedrooms, year built, location (state), ...
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Compare two channel field name

I have a scenario I have two channels A and channel B. Both channel has one common select optional field let say c_a (option1,option2...option2) and b_a (option1,option2...option2) . I want to ...
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Fiedtype to allow selection of layout using thumbnail images?

I'm looking for a field type that could let my client choose a certain template for the single page of an entry. I'm thinking a radio button field type but i'd like to show the option as an image.. ...
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Channel Entries not showing when viewing the entries detail page

I'm about to run out screaming! I have a news/index template and news/article that views fine until I add a third segment eg: news/article/test. The only channel entry that appears on the news/...
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Anyone happen to give a hand to solve issue with Solspace Ratings module?

I have a bit odd issue with Solspace Ratings Module. It should hide the form after guest giving their review points but it keeps showing the form. Im on EE 2.10.1 running on php 5.6.2. No MSM, very ...
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Multi Languages

I have a website I am building. The website needs to be in 7 different languages. I know that I will need to use a language switcher but I am not sure how I set up the different languages/channels ...
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Full Channel Name with space prevents channel from displaying

If I remove the space the channel works, I have a channel with the a name containing spaces, and it wont show on the site, if I remove the space the channel works fine
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Creating new channel field error: The page you requested was not found

Adding new channel fields always says "The page you requested was not found." but editing fields works fine. Everything is working until we installed Profile:Edit module and even uninstalling it did ...
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Call EE publish from another module and prepopulate some fields

I have a custom module that members update team and player information. I would like to use a channel for publishing match reports rather than code it into the module. Is it possible to call the ...
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Issues migrating (no entries/channels/fields/template files)

Duplicating/ Migrating an EE site (used EERelocate) Template files: updated template file locations everything is writable; e.g., 666/777 followed all the migration walkthrough on ElisLab site - ...
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Structure module - How to display a dynamic page for all my products

(I am using Structure module version 3.3.6) Hey guys! I have made this structure so far : Home -> Products -> Commercial furniture -> Showcase counters So showcase counters is a sibling of ...
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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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Create a new channel in php

I have a small php forum on my website that allows users to create posts and each post has a page that displays the content and where users can comment on that topic. For each post created a new ...
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Display 2 random entries from a channel in a random order

I have been using the following channel entries tag, thinking it was randomly selecting 2 entries from the channel on each page load, but it appears to be just selecting the first two and just ...
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Counting Results Outside Channel Tag

I have this peice of code: <div id="slide-block1" class="flexslider"> <div class="slides"> {exp:channel:entries channel="rotator-slides" ...
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grouping by area

I have a channel called 'news' and have a dropdown box of the areas they relate to. What I would like to do is search the channel and find how many have been tagged by that type. I have my '...
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category_url_title randomly parsing in channel:entries tag

I am trying to generate a link by parsing the category_url_title in a channel entries tag. However the link will randomly parse with the category in it and sometimes it will not. I am at a loss as to ...
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Can’t add channel field with ‘file’ type in 2.7

I can’t add a channel field with ‘file’ type in 2.7. I double checked to make sure that the file type module was installed and that the fieldtype ‘file’ was installed and they both are. When I hit ...