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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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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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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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Top ten most used attributes for category/channel tags?

I'm a novice at EE development. Can anyone suggest the top ten (or any number) of the most used attributes for most channel:entries/category tags? Scrolling through the docs seems overwhelming at ...
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channel entries loop doesn't display entries added by channel form when their status is closed

I made a channel form. In the CP I configured the "allow guests to submit entries" and choose a guest default user in the list. In the channel preferences I choose "closed" as default status for new ...
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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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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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URL title prefix - use slashes in prefix?

EE3, Channel Settings. It allows you to specify a URL prefix, i.e. to help the user fill in this field. Nice, i can start every URL with /book/ or /album/... Good for organisation and SEO love. ...
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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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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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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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Cannot make stash:get to show up inside exp:channel tag

Problem: A value set is not parsed inside a channel:entries tag. The value is actually set (and parsed with the embed on the page). Also, when I hard-code the value in te channel:entries tag the ...
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Showing Playa field entries in Channel Entries loop

My EE site has 3 ranges of products separated into different channels. I also have a separate channel for featured products, which is basically contains a Playa field for dragging and dropping ...
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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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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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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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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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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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EE 3.3.0: Mail not being sent for channel entry notification

Question regarding email. When I get new entries in a channel, I'm not getting notified, even though I have notifications turned on: Author notify: no Entry notification: Yes. Only one email listed....
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Using Channel Form tag for a registration process need guidance

Putting together a site that takes a logged in user through a registration process, creating a golf tournament. I am using the channel form tag. What the client was promised was that the sign up could ...
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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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using exp:stash:get as filtered category returns no results despite exp:stash:get returning a result

{exp:channel:entries dynamic="no" category="{exp:stash:get name="current_category_id"}"} content {/exp:channel:entries} returns no results. However, {exp:channel:entries dynamic="no" category="...
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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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EE2 Channel Form: How to keep value in checkbox category?

I am (again) struggling with how to keep the value in a Channel Form when showing category as checkboxes. There are quite a few posts here but I seem not to find the answer. Please, who can help me ...
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GraySquare: exp:channel:entries does not show all entries

I have a page that shows tips by month. It works well but for some odd reason, the {exp:channel:entries channel="tips"} does not return all tips. I query the database: {exp:query sql="SELECT t....
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Display fields upon dropdown selection in PUBLISH layout

Is there a way to conditionally display channel fields (not required ones at least) based on a prior selection from a dropdown field in the publish layout for any channel? Thanks!
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Channel Form refuses to set Status to entry

I found a year old post regarding this issue as well (Setting entry status with Channel Form) but no apparent solution. Has anyone come upon one yet? Basically I can do this: {status_menu} <...
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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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Looping through channels, outputting field name, field type, field value

Given any Channel, is it possible to loop through all the entries and output the following: field name field type field value Assume that the Channel is unknown and can be any Channel. This means ...
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How do you manually set the category and status of a channel form?

Right now I have this simple test form: {exp:channel:form channel="data" category="6" status="Closed" return="contact/thanks" } <input name="title" type="text"> <input type="submit" ...
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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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Multiple Channel Entries on Template - Works for Home Page - Not for Other Pages

I rarely do any crazy cross/channel templates. Most EE sites I've developed are based on individual channels. I did something that seems to be working for the home page, but not for the interior pages;...
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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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Simple exp:channel:entries not working on specific template

I have a very simple exp:channel:entries tag that works on several template files but not on the specific one I want to use it on. I am new to Expressionengine, but from everything I know about it, ...
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404 when accessing channel content

When I try and access channels in Expressionengin I get 404 pages... A URL like http://www.nameofsite/news/index.php tells me 'The requested URL /news/index.php was not found on this server." ...
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PHP Error with Channel Field Group

I am getting a PHP Error, when I go to publish > Channel(name). I have this assigned to what I call the 'master' field group (master) it has 15 fields. I set up a test field group and assigned it to ...
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Does adding Channel fields affect existing content in those channels?

I'm looking to add a couple non-required channel fields to a particular channel on my site. How will adding these channel fields affect existing content in that particular channel? What will the ...
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How to wrap 3 channel entries with a specific div

I want to wrap a div class = row around every three channels entries. How can I do that? {exp:channel:entries channel="boite_a_outils" disable="member_data|trackbacks|comments" dynamic="off" orderby=...
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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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Display WGYWAM to the front-end using Channel Form Field

I created a form using channel fields and i'm trying to figure how to allow the WYGWAM features to display on the front-end so, the end-user can do some basic text formatting. {exp:...
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Channel Entry sorting refuses to sort in the right order?

I have a Channel with a field called {tour_starting_price}. It's a text input field, with Type set as Number. It only ever stores integers. I have created a simple template that looks like this: <...
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How to create a Channel Field Group using API

I am creating an extension where on install I am creating a Channel and adding Fields to the Channel using the EE API. I have found all the API functions to do this but the one thing I have not found ...
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Channel displaying on more than one page

I've recently inherited a EE site. I'm a Joomla kid but that doesn't matter. The owner of this website has multiple channels (I guess that's what they're called, such as Residential, Commercial, etc)...
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Automatically delete certain channel entries

My website has two channels: pet_owners and pets. pets channel also has custom field named owner_id. My problem is: whenever an entry from pet_owners is deleted, would it be possible to force certain ...
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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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How to get a entry from each month

I would like to get the last entry of a channel from each month. is there any way to do it with channel entry module? like: 2015, 01 : last entry is "hello 1"; 2015, 02 : last entry is "hello 2"; ...
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Channel Form File Upload Question

I don't think I quite understand from the EE documentation how to upload a file using a Channel Form (previously SafeCracker). I would like to upload my sermon audio files into the sermons upload ...
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Is it possible to have “Stickiness” expire after a certain time limit, or is there any workaround for this?

I have a client who would like to mark new entries as Sticky, but have the Stickiness only last for 90 days, to give new entries a push and get them promoted initially. They could un-sticky the entry ...
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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 ...