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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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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 ...
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Pagination Library on an Add-on Control Panel Page

I am updating the Link Vault add-on to paginate the report results in the control panel. For some reason, the link generated for the page 1 link always leaves off the defined suffix of query string ...
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Superflous 'Not Authorized' Error in CP

When trying to add an entry from the CP with a user in an 'Editors' group (not SuperAdmin) I get this error on being redirected after submitting the entry: [quote]An Error Was Encountered You are not ...
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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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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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member control panel channel entry field relationship permissions

I am trying to give members access to the control panel so that they can publish edit their own entries. Say I have Channel A and Channel B. It is easy to setup EE so that each member can only edit ...
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Assets Image Rotation

We have a client that uses a Windows computer that auto rotates images from his camera, but when uploaded are rotated 90 degrees. We know you can rotate images in the File Manager, but it's not very ...
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Unable to Edit Specific Entries & Publish Error as Super Admin

I've got a complex site that was working until yesterday with no code changes in the last week. EE 2.9.2 In the Branch Locator channel there are two specific entries which I am unable to make any ...
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CP Content>Edit “edits” and Content>Edit>xxxxx “Publishes”

I have a small but strange behaviour showing up in the CP following an upgrade of ee from 2.4 to 2.9.2. When you navigate via the top menu bar to content>edit and hover over "edit" the link - it ...
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Search member custom fields from control panel

Is there a way to search custom member fields from the control panel? This question was asked in April 13 (Is there a good control panel add-on that provides more robust member search functionality?) ...
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MD Character Count Duplicate Display Issue

Just installed MD Character Count on a site. Everything is working as expected, with the exception of the extension's output. It's duplicating on render. See the attached screenshot for an example. ...
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EE Control Panel Loading Slow

I have a problem about my control panel menu loading it’s run slow, especially about anything run with js i think the hover menu like menu Design, Members, etc are not showing up then i try to enter ...
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Control panel screen reloads when attempting to save changes on other pages

I usually just experience this at random intervals, but now all the time when attempting to save changes in the Freeform Pro plugin. I am pretty sure this is not just limited to the plugin as I have ...
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What are recommended methods/tools for cloning Control Panel layouts?

I've got an MSM installation where I need to clone Control Panel 'Publish' layouts for site A to site B, for channels and corresponding field groups that have already been duplicated from site A to ...
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.superfish() and .supersubs() hover intent CP navigation issue

I'm trying to use the Superfish jQuery plugin to add hover intent functionality to the main navigation menu in the EE control panel. Whenever I hover over one of the main menu items like "Design" or "...
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Update url_title when editing similar to when creating a new entry in a channel

We recently updated an old site from EE 2 to EE 5. In EE 2 when you edited a title of an entry it would also update the url title the same way that it does when you create one. Now on EE 5 it will ...
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Authenticating to CP 'stuck' on EE 3/4/5

On EE 3/4/5 sites using Chrome, upon submitting for authenticating to the CP, I get infinite "Loading". If I refresh the web page, though, I'm in. Any ideas why this is happening? The fix is easy (...
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Control Panel Login - Form has expired

I'm running the latest version of EE (v5) but when trying to login to the control panel, I keep getting a form expired message - "Error: This form has expired. Please refresh and try again." This is ...
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ExpressionEngine Control Panel SSL HTTPS Issue

I have an issue with the HTTPS header for the ExpressionEngine control panel where the JS is being disabled. It keeps generating error messages where HTTP is being loaded over HTTPS (see below): ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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File field acting like it's required when it's not

I've got a channel set up that includes a couple of file fields that allow editors to add images to entries. I have these fields set up to accept images only and as not required, but when I try to ...
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All new entry tabs are blank (date, categories etc)

I wonder if anyone else has had problems with all the fields disappearing from new entry tabs? I have the tabs but no drop downs etc. I've also stopped receiving comment notifications? I'm on EE 2....
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Date Input Field in CP View

Is it possible to have a date input field in a control panel view page? Is there any kind of build in javascript library for the date calendar etc? Thank you.
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Is there a way to completely remove the breadcrumbs in the Control Panel?

I'm trying to make the Control Panel as stripped down as possible for clients who get confused easily. Is there a way to completely remove the breadcrumbs from the Control Panel? I see various add-ons ...
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Problems with Admin CP after updating from v2.2.2 to v2.10.1

After the update the Admin CP is not working properly anymore. The 'Edit' under 'Content' dropdown is broken. Alle the labels have cpmm_ as prefix. And the links are linking to new pages instead of ...
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How can we create custom capability for a member group so that we can check in our module and give access to it

I am creating a module for a simple form submission. In admin, I am showing a table view of all entries. I have a specific member group "pitch" who can access only that module. In addition they can't ...
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Is there a way to change EE Control Panel menu/submenu to open on click instead of hover?

I'm wondering if there is a way to disable EE control panel menu/submenu appear by hover. Instead I would like to set it up to open on click. (i know that base menu initiate on click - first time, ...
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Matrix very slow when editing entries

I currently have a matrix field within my channel entries. When this field is empty, the edit entries loads perfectly well. However, once data is added to the matrix field, for example i have an entry ...
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jQuery not loading on Control Panel

I checked this post out and followed the things the OP posted and what other users suggested, but jQuery still isn't loading in the control panel. The themes folder is properly linked and the CSS for ...
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ExpressionEngine control panel links use wrong URL

I'm attempting to set up a staging server for a live EE powered website. I decided to use xampp but I'm having problems getting everything working. On the live website EE's control panel links look ...
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Cannot use Login as Member for another Super Admin

EE 2.8.1 - when I try to login as a member (another Super Admin) and check the radio button for go to CP (or any button or none) EE just logs me out and dumps me back on the login screen. Anyone have ...
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Javascript not loading in control panel

I have a site running EE2.9.0 using Focus labs config set-up. I am getting javascript errors in the control panel which are stopping Matrix and some other fields from working. http://domain/admin....
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Can't login to CP after upgrading to 2.8.1, page refreshes

I'm unable to login to control panel after upgrading from EE2.7.2 to EE2.8.1. I've read many posts here and on Ellislab site but none of the solutions proposed seems to work for me. Interestingly, it ...
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404 thrown when trying to access file manager

On an EE 2.7.3 we are seeing a strange behaviour on the live server where we get a 404 when trying to access the file manager from Content > Files > File Manager. We have the admin.php file renamed ...
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Zenbu returning blank screen or no results on channel filter

We have a saved search in Zenbu that looks like: ?D=cp&C=addons_modules&M=show_module_cp&module=zenbu&channel_id=14 This has started returning a blank page, though it doesn't take ...