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setting a global var in an embedded template with PHP

I have a header template with PHP parsing on Input an the following code: <?php $this->EE->config->_global_vars['user_language'] = "nl"; ?> When I use {user_language} in my header ...
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Importing content from EE1 into an existing EE2 website

We have a use case where we need to import content from an EE1 website to an EE2 website (with existing content). I'm guessing it has to be a custom scripting job, but asking here in case someone ...
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Unable to install, system folder path does not appear to be set correctly

I am experiencing some weird behaviour here. I am installing EE fresh from the zip, no changes, no bootstraps or anything like that. However, the system folder path message keeps showing up. It doesn'...
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How to filter channel by numeric field?

If I have a channel with the custom field "Age" (numeric type) how can I filter the channel so that only entries with "Age" >= 24 are shown? Likewise what would be the way to define and filter a ...
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How to structure a category listing template?

What is the best way to create a category listing page where the category name is used in both the <head> and <body> tags? This is what I have at the moment: <!DOCTYPE html> <...
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Setting a primary category for content entry

At the moment I can add multiple categories to a post which is fantastic. Is there a way to specify which of the selected categories is the primary category for that content? The reason that I want ...
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EE Calendar Tag & Low Yearly Achives

Im using Yearly archives to display articles by month: {exp:low_yearly_archives channel="news" start_month="1" status="not closed" sort="desc" show_future_entries="no" start_year="" end_year=""} {...
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Checkbox field, displaying li with different classes

Nice to see a Stack site for EE. Used S Overflow many times in past, and has always been much help. Anyhow, heres my first question... I have a site that lists dog walks. I have a checkbox field for ...
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When using Google Maps for EE, why does my third map (out of 3) appear correctly while the others are static images?

Using Objective HTMLs "Google Maps for ExpressionEngine" plugin this query returns 3 records and it is giving me the first two maps as staic maps and third map as a live map: {exp:channel:entries ...
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How can I create a category listing which has its own template?

Use custom category listing template 'news/category': /site/news/category Use custom template to present “Legal Politics” 'news/category-legal-politics' entries: /site/news/category/politics/legal ...
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How can I create a custom template for a specific content item?

Use regular news ‘news/index’ template: /site/news/regular-news Use special ‘news/special-story’ template: /site/news/special-story-which-needs-custom-template
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Redirecting from old Wordpress URLs — getting query strings

I'm migrating the content of a Wordpress blog to EE. The old blog has this URL structure: /news/2012/08/08/2013-schedule/ And I need to redirect to this: /news/post/2013-schedule/ At the moment I ...
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CartThrob: Modify Credit Cards Listed in Gateways Field

Is it possible to modify the credit cards listed in the {gateway_fields}. Or do you have to go through and do a full custom {exp:cartthrob:checkout_form} setup? Thanks.
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Embedding Low Variables within Low Variables i.e. preparse

So I'm taking an existing site and cloning it to use for another site. The thing is the existing site was built a long time ago and has several template insufficiencies including embeds nested 3 ...
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Importing Fields into Field Editor - how?

I've got Field Editor installed on a new site that I would like to copy/clone fields from an existing site I've built. In the Field Editor CP there's an option to import a field group with a file. ...
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Getting JS Template Files on HTTPS

This bit of code supplied with CartThrob does some fancy stuff on the checkout page. <script type="text/javascript" src="{path='store/cart.js'}"></script> However, we go to HTTPS on ...
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Email worked on dev server, not on live server

Have just moved a site live. But no emails are coming through. No CartThrob order confirmations. I have tried sendmail and phpmail. I have also tried both sendmail and phpmail and just sending from ...
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Variables in templates w/o PHP enabled

I have a problem where I need to increment a variable if it satisfies a conditional like so: {matrix_tag_pair} {if matrix_column_name} $increment++ {/if} {if $increment > 9} do this....
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How do I hide a div when the channel entries tag it contains has no results?

In the margin of my blog, I list featured articles. This is the code. My problem: I don´t always have stuff to feature. When the channel entries tag is empty a grey box with the title Featured is left ...
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Slow connecting to EE

I have a user complaining of slow connection to EE. It happens when the user clones an entry. It sometimes times out, sometimes it's just very slow. This is a homepage entry and it gets cloned ...
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Allowing users to mark any entry on the site as a feature

I'm building a site with approximately 5 different channels and five different field groups. The home page of the site has multiple "feature" areas that can feature any of the entries from any of ...
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EE css template vs. a standard css file?

Is there an advantage/disadvantage to using a EE css template vs a standard css file? I tend to use a css directory that is separate from EE templates. I like using a css preprocessor, and I prefer ...
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Would it be confusing, and is it possible, to use Structure on only part of a site?

I am developing an EE site using the very useful Structure add-on for the first time. I want to make adding and editing content as easy as possible for my client. Currently I have a product section on ...
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Assigning member group at same time as activating Pending member

I have a site in which each member group has (of course) a different set of viewing and posting privileges. It is also set up to place new membership requests into Pending, until manually activated by ...
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Is there an easy way to import content from a site built with static files?

I have a site with a few hundred pages that I've inherited. It is all built with static html files, one file for every page. It's clear that the previous developer didn't really have a plan for the ...
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Is it possible to modify the output of pagination urls?

I'm currently using the following code for pagination: {pagination_links} {page} <a href="{pagination_url}">{pagination_page_number}</a> {/page} {/pagination_links} ...
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Is it possible to access channel variables inside of a reverse related entries tag without using an embed?

I'm wanting to access a variable from the series channel called {custom_series_field}, but I need to access that variable within the reverse related entries tag. Currently, this code doesn't parse the ...
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Channel Images - can't find other sizes

So I just purchased my first copy of Channel Images and installed it without issue. I then proceeded to add a field and then add images to an an entry. All went smoothly. However I can't seem to find ...
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Simple conditionals parse when they shouldn't

I have a page that's set up like this: {if segment_2 == ""} // show categories {/if} {if segment_2 != ""} // show entries {/if} I'm using simple conditionals ( as opposed to if:else ) because I ...
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{path=} tag resolving correctly in one channel but not in another

I generally make use of the {path='xyz'} tag within my channel entries, for all the usual reasons. However, I've realised that whilst it resolves the URL correctly in one channel (ie. www.mydomain.com/...
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Is there a way to have “global” Channel fields or liberate a set of fields to multiple Channels?

I remember when I was using EE 1.6.x Brandon Kelly introduced Gypsy. It was amazing. For EE 2 it seems someone was working on something similar called Drifter but support for it was dropped a while ...
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What are current realistic, designer-suitable solutions for converting an EE1 site's image galleries to EE2?

As we all know, automatic conversion for EE1 sites were promised but never delivered, and there are sites with very sizable image galleries which have yet to be upgraded because of it. The baseline ...
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Account specific content by subdomain

I'm wanting to use EE2 for a SaaS product where account holders view their instance of the service through a subdomain. I'd like to take advantage of channels that combine similar structured content ...
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Database Channel ID Error

I've been working on a site for about a year now without issue. There's a good number of channels and entries (about 11/2000+). Within that last couple weeks, I seen something strange happen. The ...

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