Questions tagged [custom-fields]

Custom-fields is what make EE tick. In a blog or news website analogy, besides an excerpt or body field, entries can have all kinds of custom-fields, from date type fields to google-maps.

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Field Options are not visible (MSM)

I use msm for two sites, and my dir structure is as follows: Home>site1>docroot>themes Home>site2>docroot>themes Home>EEcommon>system (EE system folder) When I try to create a new channel field or ...
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Comparing custom member field with current date

I have a member field [cb1_expire] that I am using to store the expiration date in the user profile. The format that will be put into the field will always be "mm/dd/yyyy". (field type is text) I ...
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Dynamic custom field issues

This works (all tags output): {exp:channel:entries channel="section_homepage" disable={global:param_disable_all_with_cats}} {{channel_short_name}_top_banner} {channel_short_name} {...
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nGen File Field Delete button not working

I have a custom weblog set on my website and it has three custom fields. Those three fields are taking images and the field type is nGen File Field. Now the issue that um facing is, when there is one ...
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Low Title: unable to get custom field to output

I'm trying to get a custom field to output using Low Title on an EE5 site and I'm not able to get it working. I'm trying this: {exp:low_title:entry entry_id="122" custom_field="{field_short_name}"} ...
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Low search and custome group templates variable

I have a multilingual site, with one channel and multiple fields for different languages. The site has 20+ different channels. Everything works ok, except the search results page for low_search in 2. ...
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update custom member field value

I have what I think is a simple and straight forward goal. I want to update a custom member field. Here is the scenario. Users will be offered to browse our web site for free for 15 days. When ...
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EE3 category select custom field

Is there an EE3 custom field out there somewhere that allows selecting one or more categories, like this EE2 addon by Wes Baker: https://devot-ee.com/add-ons/wb-category-select
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Creating a featured channel entry

I would like to add channel field checkbox called featured and filter out the entries if it is checked. Can this be done using the channel entries tag?
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Expresso store - adding note after order

Is it possible to add a note to an order AFTER it is completed. I'd like the user to add a note AND add data to a hidden field that is added to an order. This really needs to be done after the order ...
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Is there a simple way for the client to add to a dropdown list on a publish page?

I'm creating an "events" channel and I want to have a dropdown list on the publish page so the editor can select the country in which an event takes place. Initially, events will only happen in 2 or 3 ...
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Can a custom field be populated by external JSON?

I'm building the marketing portion of a larger system, where a catalog of products is in a separate database. I need a custom select field that represents the products in the catalog, so I can relate ...
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Fiedtype to allow selection of layout using thumbnail images?

I'm looking for a field type that could let my client choose a certain template for the single page of an entry. I'm thinking a radio button field type but i'd like to show the option as an image.. ...
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Pair variables on Custom Field Type

In the Custom Field Type, I've made separate table to store other information. So it means single field value contain many values in array. I want to use this array as pair tags on expressionengine. ...
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Call EE publish from another module and prepopulate some fields

I have a custom module that members update team and player information. I would like to use a channel for publishing match reports rather than code it into the module. Is it possible to call the ...
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Carthrob Get custom order data field value

I am using cartthrob I have created a custom field called notes I am working on a pre authorize hook I can retrieve the current order details like $this->EE->cartthrob->cart->order('payment_gateway')...
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Add-on to auto-populate latitude/longitude fields based on user-entered location?

I'm using leaflet.js to create a map page displaying events with descriptive map pins based on location. The javascript initialization for each pin looks like the following: L.marker([41.8781136, -87....
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If statement failing in with custom field on a specific post with certain value length

A very weird problem, but in a specific channel that has many custom fields I get a very peculiar problem with just one entry (as far as I can tell) where a particular custom field is failing only ...
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Best way to edit all custom variable values and re-import

running ExpressionEngine with Cartthrob - we've come up against a situation where the client has requested to remove a global Tax setting, so that they can have all prices on the site already ...
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Sort and Results on Custom Fields (not category)

I'm trying to add a sort / results feature on 2 custom fields which would look similar to what I've started here using categories but using custom fields instead: http://192.241.255.103/ee272/jdb/...
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Expression engine search using a numbers

I'm having this strange thing when I search for items in EE. Whenever I search for an item having the name "89580.32" this doesn't work. If I add a letter to it, it seems to work. The solution is ...
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“Google Maps for ExpressionEngine” field validation with Zoo Visitor Update Form

I am using Google Maps for ExpressionEngine field type with Zoo Visitor update member entry form. But I couldn't make this field type as Required. I tried by having "Is this a required field?" as "...
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Entry Type field

Has anyone used this add-on: Entry Type field I have it working in the publish page but when I try to use conditionals on the front it fails to work. The developer outlines use as: {if ...
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Outtputing all member's information

I've built a system for Schools which has a teacher/student hierarchy based on a custom field, I want a teacher to be able to login and view which of their students has registered with the system. It ...
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FreeMember Update Profile only updating screen_name and email, not any other custom fields

I'm having a lingering FreeMember issue where regardless of what I include in the form it will only update the screen_name and the email address. It will not update the street_address, city, state, or ...
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How do I get the resized version of an image in a fieldtype plugin?

I have a custom fieldtype on my site which allows you to upload an image and draw on it. However, while the site uses a resized version of the image, the fieldtype displays the full-sized version when ...