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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Channel entries search by custom field

Is its possible to get entries in view page related to current entry: {exp:channel:entries dynamic="no" search:custom field="{exp:channel:entries}{custom field}{/exp:channel:entries}&...
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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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Help with ChannelEntry Model Service to get/set data directly in the database

To retrieve data from a specific custom_field in a channel entry I used to do the following: $data = ee()->db->select('field_id_2') ->from('exp_channel_data') ->where(array( ...
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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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Channel Entry Model Not Saving Custom Fields

EE 5.2.4 I am using the ee model class to save channel entries via AJAX. Everything is working well except for custom fields, which don't save. Here is the code: $entry = ee('Model')->...
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Can I make a multi-select custom member field?

It looks like you can only make a few custom member field types: Date, Text Input, Textarea, Select Dropdown, URL. I need to have a multi-select field, such as checkboxes. What's the best solution ...
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Setting up Fields and Logic

I’ve got a filtered portfolio project where the user will be able to add images or videos which pop up (like an overlay) without directing to another page. The user can also opt to add text content ...
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Api_channel_fields - cannot add group id

I'm trying to add a new field to a group using the API but it doesn't work (according to the docs it is supposed to be a key). I have tried running the example code but the 'group_id' field is ...
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How to change other entries values when an entry is saved/updated

I have a channel with some fields. One of them is an on/off value (let's say toggle field type). I want to be sure that I have no more than one entry with on (or true) value for that specific field. ...
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Select with Field

I have a Select Dropdown field named Type belonging to a Channel. Inside I created a Value / Label menu. I would like to print the values ​​in a Select in front-end. Below I put my code that does ...
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Krea Content Elements Field and EE 2.6.1 Relationships Field - how to use parts of an article in the related articles section of a Single Entry Page

On our web-site each article (Single Entry Page) is accompanied by 4 related articles. Those 4 are chosen by the editors. I set up a native EE 2.6.1 Relationships Field for them. For the article ...
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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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How can I sort entries by ascending integers?

I am trying to use a custom field sort_order to order entries by setting the Field Content type of a Text Input to Integer. I'm using EE2. Expected behavior: Entry 1 with a sort_order of 10 Entry 2 ...
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Adding the total number from a specific custom field of all channel entries

I am wondering if the following is possible to do within ExpressionEngine: On the front end of the site, I would like ExpressionEngine to search a particular custom field within a particular channel, ...
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How to add custom field in ExpressionEngine publish entry

I need to add a custom field in the publish entry area (specifically in the date tab). Should I use the Control Panel class or is there a preferred method?
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Custom Fieldtype: How to check save($data)

Developing a custom fieldtype and having trouble getting the entry data to save to the exp_channel_data table. I know that the data passed must be a string and I am trying to catch the data at the ...
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before_channel_entry_save hook

I am writing an extension on EE 3.5.11 and I am using the before_channel_entry_save hook. In the EE documentation it says and modifications to the object will be saved. I am doing something like this ...
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Find sperator in field

Is there anyway to output entry data from a particular field, find the separator and output HTML based on that separator? Example: Postcode Field for Entry Outputs: LL21, LL22, LL33, LL44, LL46 ...
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EE cuts the content of a big field

We have a text field were we want to put quite big HTML content (955 lines). We were able to do it without problem a few weeks ago, but now it's cutting the content, apparently always at the same ...
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Method to add multiple fields to a channel entry

I'm building a website on ExpressionEngine 3.5.10. One of the channels, training, is for Training courses. It's possible that each training course has multiple: date, time, location, price. In other ...
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Undefined index in custom field?

I'm getting the following error when I turn on debugging. Notice Undefined index: m_field_ft_3 ee/legacy/libraries/channel_entries_parser/components/Custom_member_field.php, line 120 I don't get ...
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How to list all members and their custom member fields?

I'm trying to figure out how to have a page that lists all members with basic fields like email, screen_name and then all the other custom member fields I created.
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Date field type - remove "Localised/Fixed"

How do you remove the localised/fixed dropdown on the date fieldtype?
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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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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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PHP Error Notice Undefined index: field_ta_rows in textarea/ft.textarea.php

I have this PHP warning noticed that's appearing in one of my channels and I'm not sure what the issue is. My channel has 9 custom fields; 4 grid fields, 3 text input fields, a text area field and a ...
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Freemember and custom member fields

I'm using freemember on a user registration form and custom fields are not being passed to the member profile on registration. I've tried both standard m_field_id_22 and freemember member_newsletter ...
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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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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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Channel Form - Relationship Field - Custom Field

I have a channel form with a relationship field options: loop. I'm trying to also get a custom field from this relationship. Is that possible? If yes, how? {exp:channel:form channel="message_on_hold"}...
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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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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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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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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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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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"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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How can I tell if a fieldtype is in use?

I'm trying to clean up my EE install and there are a few third-party fieldtypes that I'm reasonably sure aren't in use. But I'd like to make sure before removing them. Is there any way to tell, other ...
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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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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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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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Matrix - how to "Populate the menu from another channel field"?

EE's native Select Dropdown field has the option to "Populate the menu from another channel field". I'm using Matrix and the P&T Dropdown field. It doesn't have the option to "Populate the menu ...
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How to Display custom fields into tabs?

I’m new to EE and coming from a Drupal background. I’m enjoying learning EE. Question: How do I display the fields from a custom channel into tabs? A perfect example I would like to replicate is ...
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Comma in Text Input

I have a channel field Text Input where I need to store numbers with comma as a string. I set the fields Field Content to All. Unfortunately, if I enter a comma in the field, like in 2,5, the field ...
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How get the particular part for a string?

How to get a particular part of a string? e.g after some special characters or some words.
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Uninstalling add-ons Subscriptions causing DB error

I'm trying to uninstall two add-ons that we have no intention of using on the production version of this project (Store and Subscriptions). Unfortunately, every time I go to uninstall I get this ...
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Images are gone with membergroup

If i create a new membergroup, based on the users membergroup. All the images from a custom field are not showing. If i switch the user to the default membergroup, it works again. users that are not ...
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add/publish new field data for existing channel entries

I have and existing channel with existing entries. I added a new custom field, a radio button group, with options YES/NO, with the default option being YES. The field is now available in the edit ...
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How to get Calendar and Event data from Solspace Calendar?

I am trying to make a template that outputs JSON, listing all events within a date range. I want to be able to display my custom channel fields in the Event channel, as well as within the Calendar ...
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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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