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The ExpressionEngine Control Panel is the central location for configuring your EE install, adding/editing entries and managing templates.

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Only superadmin can list meber in the CP, An admin gets an error

An EE 3 updated site at 5.2.2 gets this error when an admin wants to list all member in the cp. Exception Caught Data must have the same number of columns as the set columns. ee/EllisLab/...
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While viewing entry in CP, can a generate a link to view it on the web?

While viewing an entry in the control panel, can I generate a link that would open it in my public website? That is, display a link like "www.mysite.com/articles/{url_title}"? Using EE3, but can ...
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'default_author' cannot be null' Error when saving channel settings

It is an upgraded site that runs now on EE 5.2.0 without major troubles. Only when I save channel settings in the CP there is always this error message. Data is saved but this is the message: ...
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EE 3.5.17 Infinite redirect (302) loop when logging into CP

I am new to the EE community. I came across a situation today that myself and my co-workers could not figure out. I am running a site locally on docker containers (Ubuntu, PHP 5.4, Apache 2.2.22, ...
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CP login impossible when cookie_secure set to 'y' despite SSL certifications in place

I've tried just about every fix one can find searching google and these forums for these issues. (FWIW, SSL is being used for the entire site, both on this relevant subdomain and otherwise, working ...
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Temporaily disable conent management

Is anyone aware of a way (add-on or other) of temporaily suspending a member group from publishing content? For example when perfoming dev tasks my process is normally somethig like this (simlified ...
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Uploading images in CP using ee:_shared/form via custom addon

I created a module for EE2 a few years back and I'm in the process of making this compatible with EE3/4. I'd ideally like to make use of the ee:_shared/form (Shared Form View) and I'm 90% there but ...
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Why do I keep getting automatically logged out of control panel?

I have never had this with older versions of EE but I just began working with the latest version, 4.3.6, and I keep getting automatically logged out of the control panel after saving changes to ...
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Settings in Admin get dropped, will save temporarily, hours later are reset/gone

I have a situation on my development site, where all of a sudden lately, some things I save in the admin, aren't "sticking" around. Some of the settings that won't stay: Template routes: I will set ...
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EE2 - plugins page blank

I’m getting the “white screen of death” in the control panel, though only on the Add-ons->Plugins page. I have turned on debugging mode, and the issue does not appear to have been caused by a PHP ...
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Channel Sort in CP

I might be a stupid question but is there a way to sort the Channels (ID, custom, desc.. ) instead of ALPHA ASC in CP.. In the Create and Edit submenu... Thanks! EE 4xx
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grid field in CP without Javascript enabled, possible?

One of my clients complained that they did not see the 'No rows created Add new row' link text in the CP. I found out that they had disabled JavaScript on their computer. How can I still have full ...
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How to access the EE control panel

I know this is a lame question but I have not updated any content for 6 years. My site is hosted by EngineHosting and I can FTP to the files. How do you access the ExpressionEngine control panel. ...
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EE 3.5.15 - Control Panel Expires

I am running EE 3.5.15 and the Control Panel continually times out, even when I am active in the system. I added the following to config.php but it has not made any difference: $config['...
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When installing an SSL certificate the control panel css breaks

I've installed an SSL certificate on a domain and that has the lovely green padlock. However when I log into the control panel, all of the CSS is broken. Any ideas on what I should be doing? CHeers
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Cannot login to CP importing db

I'm using EE v .3.4.4 and have used a dump of the site's live database to keep my development machine in sync from time to time. This has not been a problem in this project until last week. After ...
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Non Super Admin Cannot Edit Entries

i was recently informed that a user who has access to the CP cannot edit any entries that were created by a Super Admin past a certain date. The site is running EE 2.11.3. In testing, they are ...
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Blank White Page in Control Panel

Strange problem has just manifested out of nowhere (seemingly). Basically when trying to edit an existing or publish a new entry in the CP it redirects to a blank page and does not save. No errors ...
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Creating a button in module control panel to manually perform module action in EE 2

I have a module with an action that is in the actions table. I need to be able to click a button in the module control panel which will perform the action(which usually takes about 15 seconds to ...
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Add item to main menu (nav-main-author) in CP

Using Expressionengine 3.5.11 I would like to add another item alongside: 'Create' 'Edit' 'Files' 'Members' in the Admin control panel for for creating Pages. I found instructions for ...
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issue with cp_js_end not running on multiple extensions

I created 2 little extensions for EE 3.5.11 that use the hook cp_js_end and they add JavaScript to each page in the control panel. The problem is that once one runs the other one does not, any idea ...
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Not able to login to ExpressionEngine 2 Control Panel

When i try to login, i am justing hanging at a white screen. The URL in the browser is, http://myintranetsite.com/system/index.php?/cp/login/authenticate It stays at that url and never lets me get ...
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High memory usage EE3.5.3

We're getting a Fatal Error when creating a new entry or update anything in the control panel. Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 268435456 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 61440 bytes) in /var/www/...
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EE 3 Live look button

Can someone tell me where the Live look button is located in the v3 control panel? In v2 it was alongside the entry title in the edit listing.
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CMS icons pointing to wrong site

I've got a site that is live that is still referencing URLs from the development site. Nothing major, but some icons in the CMS are missing, and when I try to pull them up, they are pointing to an ...
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Storing Single Option Value in Admin

I need to store a single numerical value in the admin for use in my templates. What is the best way to do this. I've reviewed Accessories, Extensions and Modules but can't seem to find something that ...
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File uploader error: File Not Found

When I try and upload images to my EE site (either from my file manager or from a file field in the channel entry form on the CP), I get a "Error: File Not Found" message. The file gets uploaded to my ...
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Is there a way to automatically attach emails to an entry

I'm exploring whether it's possible to attach an email that's sent to a specific address to a particular entry. I use a project management system called Workflow Max and for each project on the ...
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EE3 Control Panel Theme

I used a customised control panel theme for my EE2 websites. Does anyone know how I would go about creating a custom theme stylesheet for EE3? Thanks in advance, Tom
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Create a second save button on top of entry page in EE3?

This answer does almost have what I need. But it's two years old and nothing in the links provided in the answer points to a solution for EE3. I want another save / save + close button pair on top ...
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Limit entry to just one category?

Is it possible to limit an entry to just one category in the EE3 CP? Seems that the only option is to have checkboxes so an entry can be signed to multiple categories. Is there no way to have it set ...
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EE3 CP Overview page and removing the “ExpressionEngine News” block

How does one remove certain blocks from the CP overview page particularly the "ExpressionEngine News" block.
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CP down, 504 error

I have a huge problem with performance of CP (EE 3.3.4). Sometimes I can see the 504 error (at the same time PHP works like crazy!). New Relic says that I use all php sources and probably that's why ...
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Assistance query change membergroup

I am unfamiliair with the Query module and I hope someone here could guide me. In a Template I want to change the group_id of a chosen member (member_id in stash snippet) from 13 to 14. The template ...
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Popup editing modal in EE3 control panel?

In EE2's control panel, when working in a textarea field, there was an option to open a larger modal, effectively giving one a much larger screen area for editing. Then you'd either cancel the changes ...
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When viewing entries in CP, can I view custom fields?

I'd like to show custom fields--more than just defaults (ID/Title/Date/Status). Anyone know of a way to do this? Using EE 3.4.0
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EE3 where did multi-edit go?

Ok, now that I've updated several sites to EE 3, I noticed that I can't find the multi entry edit function anymore. Has it been removed? I read somewhere that it was still there, but I can find it.
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Client moved to new host, admin assets returning 404 error

Client has moved their site to a new host and now the back-end/control panel assets are throwing a 404 error. For example, /admin.php?S=ca55e292a4e770d2f3a83253f0027950&D=cp&C=javascript&...
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How can I call a method from my add-on via a JS file?

I'm working on updating a fieldtype add-on to work with EE3. This add-on calls one of its own functions from a javascript file to make some DB updates without reloading the page. In EE2, the ...
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How do I make a fieldtype use the full column width in the control panel?

I've coded a new fieldtype for my EE3 install. It works, but it doesn't look quite right in the control panel - the input fields only use up half of the available space. This looks fine for many ...
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Where to find the website's homepage in expressionengine?

I m trying to change the tag title of the homepage but I can't locate the homepage in the cms . I can't edit the layout page since it generates the tag title dynamically on the code below . Does ...
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An Error Was Encountered This form has expired. Please refresh and try again

I am getting the above error. Its not a constant error comes and goes. when it happens and i clear cache it seems to "go" but when client tests, the error comes back. This happens when they upload ...
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EE3 Control Panel entry form page layout - 2 columns gone?

I've just set up my first EE3 site after having produced many sites using EE2. Aside from the learning curve of a new control panel, a feature clients used to love was the ability to 'design' their ...
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Getting Error number 1054 on one channel entry in CP

I've just imported a copy of a live site into my local development environment in order to make some changes, but almost immediately I've found that there is one channel entry that I cannot edit in ...
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How can I make dynamic Grid (or Matrix) fields in the control panel?

I have two Grid fields, the first of which is a Relationship field. I need the second Grid field's format to change based on the selection made in the first field. For exmample: If Grid Field 1 = A ...
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EE2 Control Panel Error: Unable to load the following extension file: ext.rte.php

I am trying to migrate EE2 application to a new server. There are a bunch of errors. When I try to open the CP(EE system folder), it shows up without loading CSS correctly. After I login, it gives ...
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ExpressionEngine 3 add back index.php through file

Did a little stupid thing the other day by removing index.php through control panel but not .htaccess. Now I can't access CP, and I need to add back index.php through the file, sort of manual way. I'...
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Show Stickies at the CP

how can I list/find all content marked as sticky in the CP. Is there a hack to show stickies like status (open/closed) in the CP. I, dont,t like to buy Zenbu for that small hack! Thanks Ulrich
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In the control panel, is there a way to make an entry field required if another entry field is selected?

EE v2.11.1 Entry Type v1.1.4 I'm using Entry Types to show/hide fields based on a selection. What I would like to do is show the fields and make some of them required if the admin user selects Yes on ...
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Unable to upload files

I need to get images added to a team page, however there is no error message showing, when viewing images that are in the library, they are showing as checkered boxes (checkered wallpaper). Not ...