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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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Error on Content Entry Submit in EE: Control Panel Giving JSON Responses in the Browser

I am running into an odd issue when submitting content entry forms in the EE CMS. Whenever I submit a form I see this response in my browser: I am not sure what is causing this issue but it seems ...
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How to add a custom JavaScript to the “New Entry” control panel?

How can I add a custom script to the "New Entry" control panel page to interact with the input form. The script does not need to be added to the "Edit Entry" page and certainly should not be added to ...
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Can't login to CP after logging out

Having an issue logging back into the control panel after having been logged out. When attempting to login, I am returned to the login screen with no error messages or other notices. The only way I am ...
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Moved EE1.7.1 site to new server and can't log into CP

I want to upgrade my EE1.7.1 installation to EE2. My existing site has been in existence since the early days of pmachine and so has a lot of legacy plugins, etc including the image gallery, a ...
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Is there a way to display “last edit date” when viewing entries in the admin panel?

I am trying to find a way to view the last edit date of entries while in the control panel. I haven't found an EE2 plug-in or module, and have no idea of any other way to do it. Does anyone have any ...
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Editing entry in backend: “The file cannot be found”

When I try to edit one specific entry in the CP I get the error "The file cannot be found". The URL the CP produces is something like www.xyz.com/admin.php?S=0&D=cp&C=content_publish&M=...
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Foreign Languages Displayed as HTML Entities

So we've just completed a transition from EE1 to EE2 for a client with a very large database of publications. Some of the publications are available in multiple languages, with Chinese, Korean, and ...
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Keep Getting Logged Out of Control Panel

I keep getting logged out of the control panel while I'm working in it. Under Admin > Security & Privacy > Security and Session Preferences, I have: Control Panel Session Type: Cookies & ...
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Include custom JavaScript in the control panel

I need to be able to add some javascript globally to the Admin section of my site, and i have been using the cp_css_js extension for this which has sort of worked. The thing is that it's super buggy ( ...
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How to prevent idle session logout?

I can't seem to prevent auto logouts from happening (EE 2.7.1). I have set the config item 'admin_session_type' to 'c', which is confirmed in the control panel (reads: 'Cookies only' in Security and ...
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Google Maps for EE stopped plotting markers for new entries in the control panel

I've just noticed that the Google Maps for ExpressionEngine fieldtype no longer seems to be plotting markers onto the map for new entries in the control panel. When I enter a location and search, ...
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File manager modal appearing at the bottom of publish page

I'm getting the standard EE file upload modal showing at the bottom of the cp publish page. Any idea what might be causing it? Many thanks Lee
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2.9.2 CP Session Timeout - Is there no solution?

I’ve found many threads both here and elsewhere on session timeout in the CP, however I’ve yet to see a solution that works. One of my clients is complaining that the timeout is too short, and so far ...
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Can't login to CP – form has expired

So I just migrated from my dev server to the production server and I can see the site and CP login page fine. However, trying to login I get: An Error Was Encountered This form has expired. Please ...
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Can't get past login screen

I have an EE site on 2.5.2 that just reloads the login screen whenever I click login. This is happening for all users and user groups, and in multiple browsers. EngineHosting suggested I edit the ...
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Save issue: Submitting entry edits redirects to control panel top?

IMPORTANT: It turned out that this question couldn't really be answered based on the info I had provided, and it wasn't possible for me to provide enough info to make it answerable. Tom provided the ...
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Slow control panel js and css loads

I have the most baffling problem. I have a live server where working in the EE backend is very slow due to a javascript and a css request called via http://domain.com/admin.php?S=0&D=cp&C=...
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Characters are being re-encoded in control panel

I am having a strange issue. I have the latest version of EE 2.5.3 installed. If I update any text inside of a text area in the control panel (including templates, a template for an extension like ...
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Can I move the Submit button on the entry screen to the top of the window?

I've got clients who have a problem remembering to scroll down to the bottom of long entry screens to click the "submit" button on a regular entry screen. I was thinking it would be good if I could ...
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Pagination links on CP Module screen are not clickable

I'm working on a module that's outputting data using $this->EE->load->library('table'). I'm passing this back to my index() function to render things: return array( 'rows' => $rows, ...
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Content entries not being saved

We've just launched our EE2 based website and are now experiencing an odd problem: In the control-panel it is no longer possible to save any changes to the sites content entries (or create new ones). ...
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In the control panel, is it possible to only show a field when editing a single particular entry using JS/jQuery?

In the control panel, is it possible to only show a field when editing a single particular entry using JS/jQuery? It's a matrix field, in case this makes any difference. Thanks
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Jquery doesn't load for Control Panel after move from Dev to Live

Recently while moving from my first local dev to public site, the jquery that powers the Control Panel basically stopped working/loading. Version is v2.5.3 and I will be upgrading the dev to latest ...
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Change sort order of files in Assets 2

In Assets 2, is it possible to change the sort order of files so that it automatically shows the most recently uploaded files first? I was hoping there would be a setting or config override for this, ...
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Creating Custom CP Links to Other Site Channels in MSM with Zoo Flexible Admin

I've got an MSM installation with 2 sites (Site 1, Site 2). I'm building out a custom control panel menu using Zoo Flexible Admin. I would like my admin to be able to click a custom link in the CP ...
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Custom CP for Members

I'm trying to develop a membership website. I'm using SafeCracker Registration so I can leverage Channels for member data. Once members are registered and verified, I want them to be able to do the ...
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Can’t log in, page just refreshes

The problem I'm having is that I can't log in to the control panel. When I enter my login details, the page just refreshes. No error message, just a page reload. It does this repeatedly, so can't get ...
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Fresh EE 5.5.2 Install, Javascript Error That Breaks The Admin Control Panel: Please Help!

This is related to another question I asked earlier but the problem is not caused by what I thought. I did a fresh install of EE on a different server and I'm getting the same js error of Uncaught ...
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Error in Control Panel Channel Entries Pages: “EE.grid is not a function”

Using EE 5.2.1 I've been working with a custom module for the last few days and haven't been in the control panel so I'm not sure when this problem started but I think it has to do with me making a ...
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Fatal Error Message in EE CP when I want to open a template pr submit changes to a template

Sorry very new to EE. What do I do to sort out the following error Fatal error: Allowed memory size of 67108864 bytes exhausted (tried to allocate 49 bytes) in /home/content/94/9617594/html/control/...