Questions tagged [channel]

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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exporting channel - not the data

I have a new channel (locally) about 30 fields long I want to get this into my live site. Is there a way to export and import the actual channel structure into a live site without doing a full ...
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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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using globals in channel entry tag

so I am trying to use a dynamic variable, this works {member_id} {exp:channel:entries channel="vacancies" author_id="9"} and this does not {member_id} {exp:channel:entries channel="...
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cycle thru each parent category and show 3 entries from each category

I am looking to cycle thru all the parent categories of a category group, show three random entries (from the products channel) from each category, then go to the next category in the group. I'd ...
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group items from channel, by 8

I want to group entries by 8. The last div demonstrates that there might be an exact amount of entries that are divisible by 8. <div class="item-container active"> item 1 item 2 item 3.. ...
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How to manage existing entries of channel with structure without select template from each entry?

I have install structure on existing web site. I have lots of entries. the problem is entries does not working after installing of structure. Because of entries has selected default template group. I ...
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categories: parent and children - to display using twitter bootstrap

I am using twitter bootstrap and was wondering if it is possible using EE's native category channel tags, to append a class="dropdown-toggle" to any parent category that contains children, and apply ...
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MSM & channel entries

First time user of MSM here. I'm building 3 sites that all have the same channels. In some cases, I want only the default site to make channel entries, but want all 3 sites to have access to those ...
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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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Multiple channel entry fields per row on publish/edit page

Kind of noob question for EE but is it possible to have multiple channel entry fields per row on a channel (publish/edit) back end? I'm at the point of adding channel fields where are numbers only and ...
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How can I create 2 different layouts on same page with channel entry list and single channel entry?

I am creating a page in my site with a list of entries under 1 channel. I have the template structure as follows: collections/ss14 collections/aw14 collections/index The ss14/aw14 templates pull ...
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Delete every entry in Channel

I want to delete all data in one channel. And I found that, the best way to delete all entry in channel is delete this channel and re-create it follow this article: What is the best way to delete ...
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Exporting lists of channels and associated fields?

Is there a simple way of exporting all the channels and associated fields? Rather than copying everything out of the channel field groups manually, I'm looking for a simple way (even via a plugin) ...
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Having embeded include use channel fields

I am using BrilliantRetail and on my product page, I have tabs with different information about the products. The code for the tabs is pretty long so I would like to make it an include and then embed ...
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Moving channel fields to different group?

I am using the Brilliant Retail e-commerce plugin and currently I have a Channel Group, "Bikes," with 8 channel fields associated with it. I would like to move all those channel fields to a different ...
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Scheduling / rotating images on a daily basis

I have an area on my homepage for an image. I would like this image to change on a daily basis. I would like to queue up images so they are ready. I know i could set a channel for these images and ...
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dynamically displaying page titles

I have always displayed a channel entry's title like so: {exp:channel:entries channel="news"}{embed="partials/.header" page_title="{title}"}{/exp:channel:entries} Body {embed="partials/.footer"} ...
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Set default values for radio, checkboxes, selects, etc

When creating a Channel field, such as a radio field type, is there a way to specify that a certain option should be selected by default? Same question for checkboxes, select dropdowns, etc.
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“Automatically turn URLs and email addresses into links” not working on Wygwam fields

I've got a channel using several kinds of fields (textarea, matrix, wygwam), and I need the "Automatically turn URLs and email addresses into links" functionality on the channel. I've set the option ...
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Using Relationships or Grid to structure content of books

I'm looking to organize and display a library of books. Within each book are chapters and my plan was to use the new Relationship features within EE to relate the entries made in a separate "chapters"...
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Templates and URL Structure

EE doesn't allow you to make template groups within groups. So if you're looking to have "books/chapters/" or "book/chapters/summary" and this didn't happen coincide with channel entries, would the ...
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Submitting Entry Edits Routes to a Non-Existent Page

Encountering a some odd issues attempting to submit changes on in the CP of an ExpressionEngine 2.7.2 site. Instead of saving the changes and displaying the success message, I'm bounced to a non-...
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Components based globally

Just a quick post to find out if something is possible or not within EE. We have been looking at the easiest way of trying to make certain blocks of code within our sites global. What we are doing is ...
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Is it possible to populate a select list field from another grid field?

I'm working on a project where the client wants to be able to upload new page background images and then select one for each page/section of the site. A solution I thought might solve this would be ...
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Save revision on channel entry error

We've setup a site for a client to populate with their content and they are having a recurring issue when they go to 'save revision' or 'submit' the entry. If they've spent a bit of time adding the ...
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Exp channel give category condition

I want to set a condition for category in exp channel tag which should result in a condition: "where category = 3 and category=2" How can I give this condition in exp? "category=3&2 " and ...
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What's the fastest way to post code to a blog post?

I find myself spending a lot of time when I have to create blog posts with code examples in them. What's the fastest way to do this? Is there a plugin that does it easier and faster? Example: http://...
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Namespacing for a relationship loop breaks scope?

I have a "videos" channel that has a one-to-one relationship with a "person" and a one-to-many relationship with other videos in the same channel. I am trying to display the information about the ...
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Relationship only displaying channel #

I am a somewhat newbie with Expression engine but I cant seem to find a solution to this problem. I have a simple relationship between two channels and for some reason the correct channel # is the ...
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Call exp stash multiple times through multiple exp channel calls

Can I set the entry ids to the same stash name multiple times? ie, at one exp channel call , i will call exp:stash:set name='x'. Again I want the entry ids append to the same 'x' with another exp:...
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Get query of exp:channel

Can I get the sql query after calling exp:channel. I want to see the query behind an exp:channel call? Is this possible by any debugging process? Thanks
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Listing Clickable Channel Entries

I'm quite new to EE2 although fairly proficient with HTML, etc. This may seem as an easy question, but for the life of me, I cannot figure out how to make a clickable list of entries from our blog. ...
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Stash not working while inside exp channel [duplicate]

I have used exp stash to get entry ids. But the code is not working inside exp:channel My code: {exp:stash:set name="recently_viewed_ids" output="no" parse_tags="yes" trim="yes" } {exp:channel:...
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Limit display of Channel Field based on date

I am asking myself if there is a way of displaying a Channel Field based on date. I have a dedicated channel for the site's indexpage and randomly the client wants to display announcements eg for ...
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Malformed href using {url} for slider link

I have a slider at the top of my page using this HTML: <div id='top_slider'> {exp:channel:entries channel="home" limit="1"} <!-- <div class="arrow_left white" onclick="slide('...
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Stash set_list not displaying channel entry loop

I'm having trouble displaying a channel entry loop within my EE setup which uses the Stash and IfElse modules. First of all, see this screenshot of my file structure: I'm using the 'partials approach'...
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Using a custom field with the month_links tag

Does anybody have a way of using the channel:month_links tag (to create a list of links to monthly archive pages) that takes it's date point from a custom date field rather than the entry_date field? ...
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Is there a way to archive old entries

We have a large site with 100k+ entries in exp_channel_data The admin section straggles when trying to edit entries and change or add channel fields. It takes almost 80 seconds to add or alter a field ...
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Changing Safecracker to Channel Form tag results in no form output

I recently upgraded from version 2.5.5 to 2.7.0. To make my forms updated to the current version, I changed forms which uses the {exp:safecracker} tag to {exp:channel:form}. When I did, however, the ...
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Channels Information

In the control panel, you can set channels access for users. In the frontend, I want to get the channels data a user has access to and the fields data it can view. I am not talking about the channel ...
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System 'on' and Site 'on' - Can you keep a channel segment 'closed'?

What is the best way to continue building a large site segment in which content can be added, previewed, and edited while the site is live but not seen in certain channels? I have multiple ways of ...
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Which table contains the data on the member group channel assignment privileges?

I am looking at my database and have looked at these tables exp_member exp_member_data exp_member_fields exp_member_groups I can’t find any information here about the channel assignment privileges ...
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Channel Entries API and entry to a Category

Is it possible to add entries into categories when creating them with the Channel Entries API cant see anything in the documentation.
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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 ...
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Integrating my code with EE?

I have two select boxes and a submit button.On click of this submit button,I redirect the user to a page which is populated by data feeded from an admin panel. Yes,I have created an admin panel which ...
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How to enable channel URL and not have EE use template group?

I have a channel named Contact, that will hold basic contact information. The channel fields for this group I have is short list of a few input text fields and one textarea. The template group I ...
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How does channel entries tag work when no channel name is specified?

I have seen a lot of implementations where the exp channel tag is used without specifying any channel or url, etc. e.g. {exp:channel:entries limit="1" disable="member_data|pagination|categories"} ...
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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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Inside exp:channel:entries PHP Variable not working

From so long facing this issue, don't getting the result if I pass the php variable inside exp:channel's as paramater, I have mentioned the code below. $entryId = "1"; $entryId = "1|2|3"; {exp:...
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EXP template inside another EXP template dosent work

I have install a plugin to get channels. And that was i have used in template {exp:getchannels} {channel_name} {/exp:getchannels} From this I got the result i.e. list of channels. thats ok. working ...