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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Channel Short Name Fields Length Limitation

I have a field name with a long "Field Label" name and I want the "Short Name" to be consistent also. But I notice that ExpressionEngine truncates the "Short Name" to a certain length. So it seems ...
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Help with channels and structuring content

I read somewhere that its good to use a channel for each page on your site, that way it makes it easy for the person who will ultimately be updating content to easily understand how its structured. ...
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Native Calendar Tag: Disable next_path or previous_path if no entries?

Anyone know how to "unlink" the {next_path} or {previous_path} for {exp:channel:calendar} if there aren't any entries for the next or previous month when building the mini-calendar?
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How to search Channel entries using POST/GET?

When I check the checkbox for "Is field searchable?", what exactly does that offer me? I assume that means I can use that field in the Channel entries tag pair, such as: search:body="pickles" Is ...
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Getting the Blank / White page, but only for one channel

I have a channel called "Sub" that's essentially a catch-all for generic interior pages. All other channels (approximately 6) are loading fine, but the "sub" channel won't load anything in any ...
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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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Matrix, Safecracker Registration - multiple channels for member fields

I got Matrix to represent line item entries and Safecracker Registration so I can use Channels as member fields. I will be creating 2-3 member groups, for example: Member Group A: field 1, field 2, ...
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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 can I prevent all entries from being listed with an arbitrary url?

This is quite a basic question I think, but when viewing a template with entries with the standard entries tag: {exp:channel:entries channel="mywebsite"} and if I replace the last segment with ...
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How to filter channel by numeric field?

If I have a channel with the custom field "Age" (numeric type) how can I filter the channel so that only entries with "Age" >= 24 are shown? Likewise what would be the way to define and filter a ...
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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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Calendar tag and ajax/jquery

Im using the calendar tag on a page and an iframe below it to display an event page. The iframe displays the latest event. When you click on a day in the calendar it calls that days event into the ...
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How to import data in EE?

I have a CSV that I'd like to import into EE. Looking at exp_channel_fields, I think I am able to connect them to the appropriate columns in exp_channel_data. Basically, it seems like the value in ...
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If url_title doesn't exist, display random entry

Edited to be more specific in regards to my other modules/plugins: I have a site that is basically set up like a printed calendar with an image on top and the content for the month below. The image ...
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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 entry notification isn't working on entries created by SafeCracker

Channel entry notifications are not working on new entries generated by SafeCracker. This seems to be a recent development, as the notifications were working previously. The only change has been in ...
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Inconsistencies found in exp_channel_titles and exp_channel_data tables

While I was looking into a related issue, I found the following scenario: Entry IDs in the exp_channel_data table do not match entry IDs in the exp_channel_titles table. I want to clean these up so ...
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Is it possible to modify the output of pagination urls?

I'm currently using the following code for pagination: {pagination_links} {page} <a href="{pagination_url}">{pagination_page_number}</a> {/page} {/pagination_links} ...
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See if URL segment is in either of the custom fields and then show results

I'm able to get a simple search:custom_field="something" working fine after reading the docs. However, I'd like it to search three fields to see if the parameter passed through segment_3 is met and ...
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EE Code within channel entries

Is it at all possible to have a text input or area field in which we could enter EE code to be processed by the template. For example, if we could have a text area called "Advanced Functionality" and ...
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{path=} tag resolving correctly in one channel but not in another

I generally make use of the {path='xyz'} tag within my channel entries, for all the usual reasons. However, I've realised that whilst it resolves the URL correctly in one channel (ie. www.mydomain.com/...

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