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Does ExpressionEngine 3 use Codeigniter?

Ok first off apologies if this seems like a silly question but I'm actually having a hard time finding the answer, even on Ellislab's website and Google. In ExpressionEngine 2.x it used Codeigniter ...
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Channel Field sort order in EE3

In EE2 there was a mechanism whereby the user/admin could move the channel fields about on a channel entry edit page and change their width to wrap short ones next to each other etc This allowed the ...
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DB connection refused - credentials exposed

So suddenly I get a "Connection refused" to the MySql database on my site which is running ExpressionEngine 3.5.2 in a shared environment. Fine... ...but the stack trace, when expanded, shows the ...
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Mass-change entries from one status to another

We cannot bulk-edit entries via the CP, and I need to make a change in my workflow. In one channel, I need to mass-change all entries whose current status is OPEN to CREATED, if the entry-date is ...
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Converting addon to EE3

Wonder is anyone can help me convert this EE2 addon to EE3 <?php $plugin_info = array( 'pi_name' => 'String', 'pi_version' =>...
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Wygwam for EE3?

Are there plans to upgrade Wygwam for the new EE3? We use this plugin in all our work, so the lack of support for EE3 is a big issue for our firm and we are anxious to move to EE3, but not without ...
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Avatars and Image Manipulations in EE3?

Is there a way to apply image manipulations to member avatars like you can with "regular" images? There's a line in the EE changelog that implies this is possible: Unified Upload Directories: ...
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What is the difference between Expression Engine 2 and 3? Why should I upgrade all of my sites?

I have 5 websites that are all running on Expression Engine 2.5 - what, in simple dot point form has changed about ExpressionEngine in version 3. Whats been added, removed and updated? Would it ...
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Create a second save button on top of entry page in EE3?

This answer does almost have what I need. But it's two years old and nothing in the links provided in the answer points to a solution for EE3. I want another save / save + close button pair on top ...
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Alternative for “Structure” in EE3

I've just started using Expression Engine 3, but it looks like my favourite "Structure" module isn't compatible with EE3. Does anyone know of a decent alternative that I can use?
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Why can't I edit a specific fieldgroup

After the Upgrade from EE 2 to 3: A certain fieldgroup I can not open to change it. I have 5 fieldgroups, I can edit all, except: .../index.php?/cp/channels/fields/4 If I want to open it, I land on ...
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How to download Expression Engine version 3 and 4?

Please guide me how to download Expression Engine version 3 and 4.
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PHP Version compatibility issue with EE module

I have created a plugin that is running good in PHP v5.5.x. When I upgrade my PHP version to 7.x it gives me errors. Code that is suspicious is: $this->EE =& get_instance(); Error is: ...
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Solspace User welcome email no longer being sent after upgrade to EE3/User 4.0.8/PHP 5.6.21

Our webhost upgraded PHP, so we had to upgrade our EE install from 2.7.3 to 3.5.2. With that process we also upgraded the Solspace User module from 3.4.5 to 4.0.8. PHP is now at 5.6.21 CGI(Stable). ...
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Comments are appearing without moderation even though they're set to be moderated

I've got an ExpressionEngine 3.5.1 website and the comments posted by the public ('Guests' in EE speak, or non-logged in users) are appearing immediately after posting. We want the comments to go ...
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Solspace Freeform : error notice in control panel

I've just installed the free version of Solspace Freeform 5.1.1 in ExpressionEngine 3.4.5. When I go to Add-On Manager > Freeform > Forms and go to edit my form I see this notification: ...this ...
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Column Width not working in EE3 Grid field when editing entry

Has anyone worked out how to get the Grid field in EE3 to follow the 'column width' parameters? I have a Grid 'row' that has a WYSIWYG field and I can't work out how to keep it from collapsing down - ...
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How to add custom validation in expresssion engine validation

This is my current code. $rules = array( 'label' => 'required', 'short_name' => 'required', ); $result = ee('Validation')->make($rules)->validate($_POST); Now I want it ...
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Structure module reordering

I'm having issues with the Structure module. When I reorder pages from backend, it gives me error in console. {"success":false,"errors":"Reordering Failed\n\nYour Structure Tree appears to be out ...
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Upgrading from EE2 to EE3 at end of 2016 - is it worth the effort?

we are running a bigger site with EE2. We did not upgrade to EE3 because there have been missing important addons. Now we are relaunching the frontend and we are considering the upgrade. The upgrade ...
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Is there a way to easily duplicate/clone an entry in EE3?

This is mainly for pages. My is reusing a lot of the same content on some pages and would like the ability to clone them to save time. MX Cloner did this is EE2 and I guess I assumed it would be ...
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Really need help - Trouble with EE3, Addons, and server settings - ERRORS

I really need to get some help on this as I have reached out to EL, The Outfit, DD, etc. All have been helpful and eager to assist, but we can't resolve the issue. I have never run into issues like ...
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What should be in a robots.txt?

I've inherited an ee site, having never really worked with one before, and the robots.txt has multiple things that I would normally assume shouldn't be in there, such as: /assets/ /images/ /themes/ ...
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EE3 Control Panel Theme

I used a customised control panel theme for my EE2 websites. Does anyone know how I would go about creating a custom theme stylesheet for EE3? Thanks in advance, Tom
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Any concerns running ExpressionEngine on an IIS server?

I want to setup EE on an IIS server what should I be aware of before proceeding? Never having developed a site running on a server using IIS I am hesitant. Based on initial searches I see that I can ...
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Upgrading EE 2 with Zoo Visitor to EE 3 with Visitor

I'm trying to upgrade EE 2 with Zoo Visitor to EE 3 with Visitor 3. However, I can't just copy over the add-ons directories because the names have changed from zoo_visitor to visitor. Also in the ...
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How to duplicate entries in ExpressionEngine 3

So I used MX Cloner in EE2 but it doesn't support EE3. Anyone know any tools for duplicating a channel entry in EE3? Need to create a few variations of landing pages.
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Control Panel shortcuts in ExpressionEngine 3

In EE2, I could click the (+) icon in the top menu to add a shortcut button to the current page. These could be managed in my "Main Menu Manager" in my profile. This was really handy, but I cannot ...
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Synchronising dev and live ExpressionEngine 3.x websites

I'm working for a company who have an ExpressionEngine 3.x website. They have 2 copies: a dev version (on a development server), and their live website. Periodically I will pull down a full copy of ...
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https and Control Panel mixed content error

I've got a site in SSL but when I visit the Control panel it is completely unstyled and looking in the inspector I see a mixed content error and js/css is being blocked. Not sure why this is ...
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Mutliselect search option in Expression Engine

I have a checkbox to filter which categories that the simple search form is actually searching in. Is there a way to do this properly within EE? Here is the code below. {exp:search:simple_form ...
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Cart Throb for Expression Engine 3.0

Really dumb question but maybe even dumber issue with Cart Throb. When you receive this error. Error Aromatic Binder is currently out of stock. Where in the heck and how the heck do you add ...
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Limit number of Expression Engine Channels

I have heard that some say that you should limit the number of expression engine channels you use to about three regardless if you use the free or paid version. Has anyone else experience EE giving ...
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What fetch_template() really means?

Could you tell me please, what fetch_template() really means in ExpressionEngine? Debugger shows me an info like below and not only for ".head" template but for a few more templates. 0....
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Stash construct works in EE2 but fails in EE3… why? how to fix?

I have this code fragment that works in a template when running EE2, but fails when the same template is run under EE3. I can't work out why. Would value any guidance anyone can give about how to fix....
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DevDemon 4.0.0 Tagger tags not saving when publishing

I upgraded from EE2 to EE3. I had Devdemon tagger add-on, so I also had to upgrade it to the newest version (4.0.0) in order to be compatible with EE3. The problem is that whenever I add a tag to an ...
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Custom Template route issues

I have a template route like the following: /{static_country:regex[(zh|cn|usa)]}/{alpha_dash} which matches a URI like website.com/usa/about-us fine and points to my template I've called static - ...
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Accessing EE data via iOS swift

Good afternoon, I have a bit of a noob question here. I'm learning swift, and I'd like to write an application to access (read only at first) data from my EE3 site. All the good data I'm hoping to ...
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EE3 DevDemon Channel Images fatal error when trying to render template

ExpressionEngine 3.1.2 Channel Images 6.0.1 The addon installed ok. I have tried uninstalling and re-installing and had no change. The field was created ok. The location check passed. However, when ...
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Member management for EE 3

Does anyone know of any member management tools that are out for EE 3? I was hoping zoo visitor (now owned by devdemon) would be ported to EE 3, but that addon seems to have gone dark. And profile:...
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Upgrading module from EE2 > EE3

Can I confirm that if a custom module does not have a control panel interface, conversion from EE2 > EE3 only requires the following changes: Create a addon.setup.php file
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Low Variables causes php 7 warnings in ee 3.1

I get some errors when using Low Variables in EE 3.1 with php 7. I don't have the issue when using php 5.6. So I'm using that. But it would be nice to use php 7. Is there any road map for making Low ...
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Why does dynamic='no' affect displaying a banner from a different channel?

The code I have works, but I don't understand why and am seeking an explanation rather than a fix. I have a template which displays a list of news articles. The channel is called news. I also have ...
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Deleted Template Variables (created via Low Variables) keep reappearing

http://recordit.co/R8eImfvLyP EE3 with Low Variables installed. I created a bunch of variables in both EE and Low Variables only to try to remove them. They are showing in the Template Variable area ...
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Generic error during install on DB config

I'm receiving the above error when attempting to install a new EE3 site. This is the first site we are attempting to stand up on a new WHM server running PHP7. Is there a mechanism to try and get a ...
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Email notification for Channel Form entries only, not CP entries

I'm on EE3, with a channel where admins post via CP, while guests/member post via Channel Form. Entries posted via the form will be marked with "To Review" status. Is it possible to set up email ...
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EE 3.5 Can't add any custom Member Fields for registration

I'm trying to make it so members have to add First and Last name when registering to use in templates. I went to Member Fields and tried adding a new one but I always get exception errors. Exception ...
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Representing relationships between members of an EE site?

Curious to know if there is a good / best way to capture relationships between members of an EE site - for example parents / children where both could be members of the same site? I can see it would ...
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Grid field not saving any data regardless of what I put in it

Fresh install of EE 3.4.4 Created a channel and channel fields. Grid field has two subfields: one text input and one text area. When I publish a channel entry in this channel, all the other fields ...
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EE3 where did multi-edit go?

Ok, now that I've updated several sites to EE 3, I noticed that I can't find the multi entry edit function anymore. Has it been removed? I read somewhere that it was still there, but I can find it.

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