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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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Auto populate Title field with current date

Is there a way to auto populate the Title field with current date? Basically Im wondering if the Title field can be auto- filled in with the current date when creating a new entry. EE 6
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Recurring Event Date on SolSpace Calendar Event Page

EE v2.7.2. Calendar v1.8.5. I have a calendar using the SolSpace Calendar add-on, with some recurring events. On the individual event pages for these recurring events, the date shows up as the first ...
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Take input as localized time of the user via channel form

Am trying to store localized time of the user via a date field in a channel form. My server timezone is set to GMT. Wanted to display the time and date field to the non-logged in users in their ...
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Custom Datepicker (Datedropper.js) with Channel Form Grid & Date Fields

I have run into an issue I cannot figure out. The situation is I have a Channel Form that has a bunch of Grid field types on with a date field. The issue is I would like to use this (datedropper) JS ...
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Calendar Tag Full Day of the Month

EE 5.2.2 Quite a simple question: In the EE calendar tag, instead of showing {day_number}, I'd like something like {day_of_week}. So rather than showing '5' I want my calendar to show 'Thursday, 5' --...
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Only display one entry per day?

I'm trying to make a very simple date based entry page. But I'm just wondering if there's a way to only display one entry per date. So if there's 5 entries for one day and 10 for another, the page ...
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ExpressionEngine 3 Date Range

I am trying to load entries based on a date range that is selected by the user. On the front end of the site I have two input fields, the start day and end day of the date range. In the control panel, ...
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Checking if date field variables exist in templates

I'm having a strange issue where I can't seem to determine whether a standard date field in EE2 contains data. For the date variable {birth_date}: {if birth_date} Do stuff {/if} In my code, this ...
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Display Content Based on Time of Day

I'm trying to show content based on the day and time of day. Specifically, the site I'm working on offers a live-stream every Sunday from 9:45 - 1:45 and we want to feature the live-stream on the ...
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display content based on multiple days and time of day

I've seen answers on display content on a specific day, but I'm trying to figure out showing content for Multiple days. I have doctors office that wants to show it's hours Monday-friday and weekend ...
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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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Date conditional for over test if over 2 years

Haven't used EE in a while and having a brain freeze on best way to do a date conditional. I have a date custom field for a DOB. I want to conditional show items if the person/child is over 2 years ...
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Issue setting entry_date via channel form

I'm getting a problem with the entry_date field when creating an entry via a channel form. I have set the following parameters on the channel form: include_jquery="no" include_assets="no" ...
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Show Entries per author and per month

Is it possible to create a table that shows a count of the entries made per author and per month. Example would be: Author | Jan | Feb | Mar John Doe | 5 | 8 | 4 Mad Man | 6 | 3 | 8 Would be ...
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Help with date conditionals

Need help to get this to work: {if {current_time} >= {exp:str_to_time date="November 6th, {current_time format='%Y'}"} && {current_time} <= {exp:str_to_time date="January 7th, {...
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Date conditionals not working as they should

Im using this code which as of todays date should display 11 Sept but instead it displays 20 Feb?? Cant figure out what is wrong {if {current_time format="%d.%m"} >= 06.11 && {current_time ...
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Is it possible to set up a custom date range for a Low Entries tag that looks for events in the current school year?

I'm having trouble figuring out how to do this - I have a Low Events template tag that I'd like to set up with a custom date range that searches for events within the current year, BUT that current ...
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lang parameter in Low Events with Publisher

What does Low Events expect as a value for the lang parameter? I've been trying to pass Publisher's {publisher:current_language_id}, {publisher:current_language_code} and {publisher:...
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Outputting date variables with formatting in Channel Form

I'll preface this by saying that I am asking for information, not a coding solution. At this point, it is unclear to me why EllisLab would intentionally do this. I'm creating an edit form for a ...
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conditional statment to display all entries that are from today and forward

Have events channel have 10 entries have a date field called event_start_date Desire - display only up coming events in asc order List 2016-12-06 2016-11-01 2016-10-24 2016-05-30 2016-09-12 2016-...
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How do I compare date values?

I would like to create a conditional based on the value of a date field compared to today's date. In English it would be: if Expiration Date is less than today's date set class to "expired" Here is ...
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Problem with date/time setting

So I have ExpressionEngine Core Core v2.10.1 - Build Date: 20150501 installed and under localisation I have set to see 24 hour default time formatting and to include seconds in the default time format,...
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Can't find a list of possible date options

I have searched for two hours, probably 200 different pages trying to find a list of other date variable options. I know "entry_date" and "current_time" and want to find some kind of "...
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Accessing 'Calendar' field types with the channel:entries tag

I'm trying to make an all-in-one feed for the home page of a site that would pull together all the latest entries (whether they be blog posts, events etc.) So I've got a entries loop that goes like ...
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Low Events: wrong date displayed

I have a site with the following url: domain.com/theater/events/2016-01-13 On said page I have this tag: {exp:low_events:entries channel="events" date="{segment_3}" limit="1"} <option>{...
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Dates before 1900 (even 1800) in EE 2.6?

With the changes to the way dates are handled in EE 2.6, can dates be set prior to 1900 (or even 1800) using the Date form field?
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What's the best way to get yesterday's date?

I am using Solspace's Date Field Filter to group sales on a site. I need to display everything from yesterday (relative to current date) and older. I also need to do this moving forward (forecasting), ...
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Compare entry date with 90 days ahead

I need to display a message if an entry is more than 90 days old. The below code doesn't appear to be working, any tips on how to get this done? {if {current_time} > {entry_date} + 7776000 } &...
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Conditionals using current time format

does anyone know why this code will not display correctly? It looks right to me. {if "{current_time format='%d.%m'}" >= "06.11" && "{current_time format='%d.%m'}" <= "07.01"} 6 Jan {if:...
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Show date listing from today onward

How can I make a list which show the date from today to following 10 days? Like Thu, June 25, 2015 Fri, June 26, 2015 Sat, June 27, 2015 Sun, June 28, 2015 Mon, June 29, 2015 And then make entry list ...
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Hide Grid row based on date

I am using the Grid field built into EE, 2.8.1, to display event dates. In the Grid column I have an event date field to let you know when the event starts. What I would like to do is have this date ...
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AJW-Export date formating in CSV is off 6 hours

I'm using ajw_export for my CSV, I have: DATE_FORMAT(from_unixtime(exp_channel_data.field_id_454), '%h:%i') AS Start_Time, works but shows time with 6 hour difference. I have tried: DATE_FORMAT(...
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channel entries starting next at the month

I want to get all the channel entries for next next six months starting at the next month. I can use the month_limit and set it to 6 and I can use the start_on parameter to specify what date to start ...
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Date set in an entry is outputting 4 hours behind the date set

One of the expressionengine sites I run is having a strange but that I suspect is something to with the recent server move we just did. In an entry the user can set a start/finish time of an event ...
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Channel form date picker issue

i recently upgraded to expression engine from 2.6.2 and 2.8.2 and made the change to channel forms from safecracker.Everything went well and the forms are working fine but I am having a issue with my ...
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Excluding entries based on Date Field Type

Im wondering if anyone can help me figure out if this is possible. I have entries that have a Date Field Type and I want to hide entries that have expired passed the date set in the Date Field Type ...
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Date input field formatting problem in channel form

# Goal Display multiple entries using {exp:channel:entries} and within each entry use a {exp:channel:form} to allow editing the entry’s content. # Problem Using this method, I’m able to display and ...
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Get a range of entries based on a custom date field

I have a custom calendar I am building for a client. I wanted to filter the fields before I started displaying so I could avoid conditional statements. Here is an example channel tag {exp:channel:...
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Display relative date just for today, with "today" as prefix

I am trying to prefix today's (blog)posts with "Today". So that it would read: Today, January 12, 2015 From tomorrow on the prefix should not be displayed anymore. I want to achieve an eyecachting ...
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Can you remove the timestamp from the value generated by the EE date fieldtype?

I'm trying to remove the timestamp from the EE date fieldtype since for my application it isn't necessary. I need to be able to select two dates a start and end date that should be formatted like like ...
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A simple date fieldtype for Grid?

I've looked all over for this and can't seem to find anything for this. I've also found an unresolved similar question about this in stack exchange from many months ago that wasn't answered, so I ...
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show expire date on rendered page, template code

This should be a simple one. I just want o show the the date a channel entry is set to expire on a rendered page as well as when it was made. The Entry is straight forward enough but I can't seem to ...
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Custom url with date and category_name

is possibile to build an url like this without use third party module? www.mysite.com/template_group/2014/12/12/category_name/url_title Thanks
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Change the expressionengine publish entry datepicker

As a programming project I have a task to change expressionengine default datepicker for inserting date in publish or edit entry form with a custom one! I know where the default datepicker file is ...
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Formatting custom date fields within channel entries row hook

In Shortlist the {exp:shortlist:view} tag extends the channel->entries() method for it's parsing needs. This works and allows for full custom tag parsing without much extra effort, but runs into ...
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Creating a chronological list from 2 channels and sorting by 2 different fields

I'm building a loyalty scheme system in which customers log purchases they have made and when approved they are allocated points. These points are used to 'purchase' rewards. I have most of the ...
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How to show entries for next week or last week

Related to this question new channels shown by week How could you show entries, not for the current, but for next week? If you have many future entries, show_future_entries="yes" display_by="week" ...
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Count entries by time

I have the situation where I want to track how many entires have been submitted in a channel in the last month, the month before that and so on. So if I would want two know how many entries have been ...
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How can I hide an expired row in a Matrix field?

I have a Matrix field which is being used for late availability vacancies for a tourism website. Inside the Matrix field there are two columns, Date and Description. Rows from the Matrix field will ...