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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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What might prevent a channel from retaining submitted content?

I've just created a new channel; after populating it with content, I went to view it in the front end to find the channel:entries tag outputting zero content. On checking the channel's entries in the ...
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Feature with Question and Answers

I run a football/soccer site and I am looking to create a feature on my site that asks a member several questions about themselves, club etc. All they will need to do is answer the questions. The ...
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Relate EE Entries with Location (Region/City/Place)

What is best way to relate EE Entries with location (Region/City/Place) example 1. Entry of Simba National Park, 2. Then i choose park category (Game Park, Beach Park, Cultural Park, Mountain Park) ...
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Structure & Channel Forms not playing nicely

I'm using a new installation of EE (2.8.1) with the latest Structure version. I have a channel which allows entries to be submitted by the front-end user. However, when an entry is submitted via the ...
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How to insert matrix rows data using channel API?

How to use channel entries api for creating channel entries which contains matrix field, I have a channel which contains some text fields and one matrix field.The channel api works fine when I insert ...
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search: different custom fields across multiple channels

I have a couple channels with different custom fields. I would like to combine the entries of multiple channels using the search: parameter, however, I can't specify to which channel the search: ...
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Expression Engine Menu-Menu items

I am building a website in EE which has menu and menu items . For example, I create a menu called Events which has items called Local Events, International Events etc. The Events, local events, ...
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Field Uniqueness

I am working on a Web App that a teacher assigns a passphrase to a channel entry and students can sign in by searching for the phrase (not super secure I know, but it works for my application). My ...
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Possible to associate/include image with channel field?

I'm fairly new to EE and currently familiarizing myself with the channels/fields process, and I'm wondering if there's a way-- either natively or with the help of an add-on-- to associate an image or ...
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Using Parameters on a Multi Channel / Channel Tag

What I am trying to accomplish is a timeline view, the timeline results are spread over multiple entries, however all of those entries are linked by a field that has a matching id. For Example ...
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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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Low Search - Cannot add collection from channels from category group

I'm working on an older site that was setup using Low Search. There are two main categories, and I need to add the blog into a collection, so that I can set the overall site search to pull entries ...
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Registering for different events, with each event having its own registration questions

I'm attempting to map out and build a fundraising website that would allow for an organisation to set up multiple events during the year. Users would be able to register for these events and get ...
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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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Disallowed Key Characters

I get the following error when accessing most pages on my site. Sometimes some of the pages load, sometimes not. Disallowed Key Characters www.claireyaffa.com
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Control Panel : Hide/show channel fields in channel with custom JS

Is it possible to control if fields could be shown or hidden in the control panel channel publish/edit form depending on whether an options was selected or a value inputted? For example if I had an ...
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How can i order by a custom field in a channel entries tag?

I need to pull out all the entries in a channel that are of a certain type of category. But, i also want to be able to then sort the entries by the value of a custom field in that channel. So right ...
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Setting up redirects

I am currently working on a big project for a client where we are importing all of their content into ExpressionEngine. I written a script to do this which is fine, however, all of the URLS are going ...
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Moving channel from one msm site to another

Is there a way to move a channel from one msm site to another? Both sites are within the site installation.
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Channel Entry API and Grid field

I'm looking for a way to handle a grid field with the channel entry API. Documentation has nothing, and could barely find anything else online about except for this: Inserting a new Grid row using ...
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Solspace color coding events by Category

I have a handful of events I need color coded. Here is my setup: Solspace Calendar using the Full Calendar theme, and setup by using this guide. Currently, everything works beautifully. I am ...
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Importer module for uploading CSV in channel entries is not working for grid

I am using grid in channel fields and using importer module for uploading CSV file to add/update channel data. But importer module dose not support for grid, then is there a way how can i use ...
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Grid field type with 'row_id' variables is not working properly in channel tag

I am using grid type field for express engine channel and i want to show result based to row_id and it was working when i have entered row_ids but it is not working when row_id are not there. for ...
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Playa link with matrix field is not working

I am using playa with in matrix field type and want to get the url of playa link. For eg:- I have created Channel (named as XYZ) and following fields as below : a) gallery_name : text b) gallery ...
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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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Wyvern and CKEDITOR

We're trying to get Wyvern/CKEDITOR to show up on our dashboard that we created. It shows up beautiful in the control panel, just not the dashboard. We've been scouring the web for clues or hints of ...
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Create User in the backend on channel form submission

I have a channel Retailers with channel fields: Title, Email, Country, etc.. On the front end the visitors on the site can enter information in this channel (if they are retailers) via the channel ...
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Sql query to pull list of channels

I know this is a simple answer, but I can't remember the exact way to write an SQL query to use in a custom field for displaying a list of channels currently on the site. A Google search on the topic ...
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Multisite - channel fields do not work in child template pages

Using expression engine multi-site. we have a master site "master-site" & a slave/child site "slave-site". I am creating a new channel "blogs" & it's channel fields. 1) Create "blogs" ...
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Custom Extension Help (entry_submission_absolute_end() hook)

I'm making a custom extension to add a channel entry's data to another remote database, but I only want to do this with certain channel(s). How do I check inside my extension hook what channel the ...
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Solspace and Structure conflict?

So this is my problem. I am using Structure for a site. But, I am also using Solspace Calender-- particularly for the ICS function more than anything. (So, if there is another option out there that ...
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pagination gets This webpage is not available

I am totally lost. So pagination is something i have used many times except this time it gives an "This webpage is not available" ? i stripped down everything to the minimum and this is the code ...
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How to Display Channel Fields in a Table?

Given a channel with unknown fields (including grids), is there a way to display all the channel's fields in a table? I need a tabular representation of the data I have so that I can sort, filter, etc....
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Channel Entry - series of “connected” drop down fields?

I need to create a Channel wherein it will have a series of drop down fields. When a user selects a value in the first drop down, the next drop down goes from a disabled state to an enabled state and ...
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Constructing a single page blog with pagination

Here's the scenario I have a bunch of blogs to be displayed. 9 blogs with short description in a grid, and then click on the caption to read more of the blog the blog grid url is www.mysite.com/...
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Allow un-logged in user access to a specific channel based on IP address

I am setting up a site that many different schools around the UK will log into. Our client would like to have schools access areas that are normally restricted by login without having to log in by ...
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How do I order simple:Search results by channel?

I am using a simple:search form in the site footer to search specific channels and display results in search/results, but have not successfully been able to organize them per channel as of yet. Here ...
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I need to show channel entries in four columns and multiple rows ordered by latest entry first

I need to show channel entries in the form of a grid. The grid has four columns and five rows. Therefore I show the first 20 entries. I need to use pagination to show the next 20 entries. I am not ...
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how to upload image and create channel entry using simple html form in expression engine

how can i upload image in a channel using simple html form and create a new entry for every individual entry in channel. i can't use channel form due to some issues so i have to upload it with simple ...
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wrap pagination in class

I have a basic channel and I want the pagination to be at the top. I have got a pagination limit of 20 and output it like this {if '{count}'=='20' OR '{absolute_count}'=='{total_results}'} {...
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Can't update an entry using Channel API without including title

I'm trying to update a channel entry using the Channel API function save_entry. ee()->load->library('api'); ee()->api->instantiate('channel_entries'); // Create input array $data = ...
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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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Channels and entries structure on site with deep hierarchy

I'm trying to wrap my head around the most efficient way to set up entries in EE for my site structure. This is my first EE build, coming from a Wordpress background and I'm looking for opinions on ...
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Non existing content redirection

my google-fu failed again, and i have a serious problem. I have a channel and template for it called html, when i go to page.com/html/(existing article name), it works just fine, but when i go to page....
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Problem with listing articles

i have a channel, called html5, that contains more articles (4 right now) and i have a template to show theese articles. When you open the website.com/html5, everything works: the default article is ...
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Auto insert a numerical value that increases by 1 to channel form field

I would like to be able to have members create codes, these codes are made of text based on drop down and should contain a numerical value that must be unique (with Channel Forms Grid (safecracker)) ...
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Permission for all Entries in a Channel

Is it possible to assign a group of members some permissions based on channel? For example, assume that I have channel_1 and channel_2, and group_1. Can I give group_1 edit permission to all entries ...
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Is it possible to install/create goup channel on theme install automatically

I am looking to provide my client with the theme. Is it possible to install/create group channel on theme install automatically. For eg: In wordpress, We can create custom theme options and meta ...
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query inside channel entries tag

I have a channel entry and I can return the {author_id} but what I would like to do is return more fields from author {title} {business_name} What is the best way to achieve this?
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Expression Engine channel content not showing

I am new to expression engine. I have a channel name "news" and I have published some pages. In my template, I have used code as {exp:channel:entries channel="news"} <h2>{title}<h2> {...