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stash embed in expression engine layout not parsing

I would like to embed my ads by a stash embed inside of my base template, is this not possible to achieve thay way? {layout:set name="backgroundAd"} {stash:embed context="ech/ads" name="background" ...
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Using hooks in EE3 calling methods in extensions from modules

I'm new to hooks, so pardon any ignorance in the questions... So in my extension, (ext.staree.php), I have the following specifying the hook: class Staree_ext { public $hooks = array('...
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Is there entry title control in EE3?

I'm looking to auto-generate a title, for instance {firstname} {lastname}, like what you do in MX Title Control or Title Master for EE2. Anyone know if this is possible?
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Get the current entry_id from inside a module addon

I am working on an addon for EE3 and would like to be able to pull whatever the current {entry_id} is to use inside the mod file without requiring the user to have to add it as a param. Is this ...
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Entry Handling - Categories/Status Group/Relationship Differences

I'm a novice at EE. What exactly are the difference between categories, status groups and Relationships within EE other they are all used for Entry organization?The documentation on EE for 3.3 is not ...
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Edit a image upon uploading

Is it possible to upload an image with the ability to edit it's opacity, screen tints, etc? (Not just cropping?) Do I really need an add-on for that? -signed A Struggling novice of EE.
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Search box ability

I am new to EE. However, is it possible to create a search ability on a site without the need of an add-on? If not, what add-ons are good for creating a EE search ability for the site?
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Mass upload of images?

I am new to EE and I am only using a free version of EE 3.3. Nevertheless, I have noticed that you can only upload one image at a time for the file manager. Is any other way to create a drag and drop ...
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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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How do I make a fieldtype use the full column width in the control panel?

I've coded a new fieldtype for my EE3 install. It works, but it doesn't look quite right in the control panel - the input fields only use up half of the available space. This looks fine for many ...
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DevDemon Subscription + EE3 buggy

{!-- rant --} I don't seem to get much in the way of support via DevDemon support request (even though I'm still within the 60-day purchase window). I've ran into multiple random bugs with the ...
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Enabling the User to make different layouts on the site

How would I create different template HTML layouts for the user to pick/select when they want to make a new page on the site? Would I need a channel for each? Template group for each? I am aware there ...
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When should I use the embed tag over the dynamic/template tags?

Since Layout templates are so handy (cutting the template into interchangeable header/sidebar/footer, etc), why should our use an embed tag? Any ideas on when you should not use an embed tag over a ...
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Some general EE questions [closed]

Some random questions from a EE newb... 1.) a.) Since Layout templates are so handy (cutting the template into interchangeable header/sidebar/footer, etc), why should our use an embed tag? Any ...
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Updating images (using File ft) within a Grid updates other File fields

I'm finding, since updating to EE 3.4.0, that when I have a Grid field of rows, each with a File field (to upload an image), I'm finding that updating one File field is then updating other File fields ...
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ExpressionEngine 3 photo file and signature file settings?

Same as EE2 where we can set avatar file settings, signature file settings and photo file settings Do we have something in EE3 where we can set file store location, height, width, max KB etc. for ...
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Why are there so many   displayed in the Category display?

I am running EE 3.4.1 and when adding subcategories to the category interface I am seeing a row of  's in front of all the subcategories in the drop down list - see the attached image. This ...
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Any way to login with email address in EE 3?

I'm working on a site where login with email is requested. NSM Email Login is only for EE2, and although the site is using User from Solspace, their solution to copy the email address into the ...
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Pages URI not saving in EE3

I just installed my first EE3 site (EE 3.4.1), and the Pages URI entries are not saving. The page entry itself saves, but not the URI. Has anyone else experienced this or have a way to fix it?
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Relationship field in grid field not outputting data using EE3

I have a relationship field in a grid field which is not outputting any data. But, it should. {service_types} <div class="column"> <a href="{service_types:url:url_title}"> ...
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EE 3.3.4 Search Module Not Installed

I continue to get a search path error when using Simple Search. Yes, I have a search/results template, and I have tried hard coding the search/results path into Simple Search. I've checked the Add-On ...
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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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EE3 Control Panel entry form page layout - 2 columns gone?

I've just set up my first EE3 site after having produced many sites using EE2. Aside from the learning curve of a new control panel, a feature clients used to love was the ability to 'design' their ...
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Cancel Entry Update / Display Error using EE3 Extension Hook

I am using a 'Channel Entry Model Extension Hook' in EE3 to allow me to carry out further validation of a selection of fields. This is working fine, currently with the 'before_channel_entry_update' ...
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Top ten most used attributes for category/channel tags?

I'm a novice at EE development. Can anyone suggest the top ten (or any number) of the most used attributes for most channel:entries/category tags? Scrolling through the docs seems overwhelming at ...
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EE not work with certain browsers?

This might sound like a novice question, but I am not finding any recent information on the internet in regard to this. Are there any browsers that don't work well with an expression engine CMS? Just ...
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Change tab name in custom layout possible?

I'm trying to change the tab name in a custom entry publish layout, but it doesn't seem possible. Anyone know how to do this?
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Understanding Channel Field Groups/Channel Fields/Status Groups

What is the difference between channel field groups and channel fields? Is there a difference? Secondly, how would you explain what a status group to someone who is a novice? I would like to teach ...
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Is there a way to disallow comments by default in EE3?

Now that EE3 has done away with the idea of comments being a separate module that could be installed or uninstalled, the only way to 'turn off comments' that I can see is to go into each channel's ...
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Where do I install DevDemon's Channel Images in EE 3.3?

I'm trying to install Channel Images on my EE 3.3 site. The install says: Installing Within the /system/expressionengine/third_party/ directory, copy the channel_images folder into your sites ./...
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EE3 Image cropping when image is uploaded

So I know EE3 have a built in image manipulation where you can either crop or constrain the image. I'm using picturefill to swap images for Desktop, Tablet and Mobile. But the images for some reason ...
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EE Freeform {exp:email:contact_form} error

I downloaded Freeform from Solspace free version and with Expression Engine 3, when trying to submit the form I get this error. Email is not part of the form and I don't get why this is happening. ...
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Return Variables to a Template

I have created a module for Expression Engine 3, which includes two functions. search_form search_results search_form returns a form into my template. search_entries is actioned by search_form upon ...
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Does EE3 support preload-replace with conditionals in grid fields?

I keep running into issues using preload-replace with conditionals that are in a grid field. I have the preload: {preload_replace:staticchannelslug="gp"} And am trying to use it like so: ...
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Installation’s version (3.3.1) is not consistent with the reported version (3.3.3)

A couple of weeks ago I updated ExpressionEngine from 3.3.1 to 3.3.3. I followed the update guide https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/installation/update.html exactly when doing this. The ...
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EE3 Multiple database settings without core 'hack'

SO I am trying to build out a master config file to use with deployment similar to that in EE2 for EE3. In the include, I have the following: $config['database'] = array ( 'expressionengine' =>...
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Solution for cloud hosting images on EE3?

I'm have been using P&T Assets to easily integrate with Amazon S3. Is there any option out there for cloud hosting and EE3? Can I still use Assets?
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Expression engine 3 - plugin not being picked up

I am trying to create a simple plugin, however EE is not picking it up so I cannot enable it. class Age_gate { public static $name = 'Age Gate'; public static $version = '1.0'; ...
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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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Solspace User form not submitting correctly

I have EE 3.3.2 and Solspace User 4.0.6 running. I build the form templates and they appear to be rendered ok. The template tags pull the data correctly for the user:edit form and all the form ...
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Is it possible to send url or form variables o the built-in exp:query tag to build select queries?

Using the supplied EE add-on, is it possible to sen url or form variables or to the builtin exp:query tag to build select queries? If so, can anyone point me to some examples?
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EE 3.3.3 Error “Cannot modify header information”

Installed EE 3.3.3 with the default theme to start learning it, and got the error. Notice Undefined offset: 2 ee/legacy/database/DB_active_rec.php, line 1876 show details Severity: E_NOTICE ...
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Better Workflow equivalent for EE 3.x

Better Workflow will not be updated for EE 3.x - described here - http://betterworkflow.electricputty.co.uk/news/ee3-support/ I'd like to be able to save a channel entry in 'draft' format. An Admin ...
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Checking the channel in the channel entries tag

What I am trying to do is combine the output of 2 channels. They both have an image with a different name so I am trying to check the channel to determine the which image I need to output. Code below. ...
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Channel forms {error:my_field_name} with parameter error_handling=“inline” doesn't display errors

I cannot make {error:my_field_name} to work. It is like it doesn't parse. Here is my code : {exp:channel:form channel="mychannel" return="test/index" error_handling="inline"} <div> <...
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sql error after update editor for EE3

after a successfull EE3 update, I also updated editor to 4.0.3. I replaced whole editor directory in systen/addons and themes. update was performed and version now is 4.0.3 when clicking on settings ...
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gMaps installation on ExpressionEngine3

At the start I just want to say hi to everyone as I am new to this message board. I got a problem with gmaps plugin bought from devot-ee, after installing gmaps plugin and gmaps field type this ...
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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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Uploaded images and browser detection

I have main installation of EE3 (test.example.com) and subdomain (m-test.example.com) for mobile version. Also I use detectmobilebrowser.com for detecting the device. Everything work well despite ...
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EE3 pagination loop incompatible with Bootstrap

I'm building a site using EE 3.3.1 and Bootstrap 3.3.6 I'm trying to output a list of news articles which are paginated. But the only way I can show the pagination is to repeat the channel entries ...