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EE Channel Form, file upload - access to directory for specified field error

Ok, this one has me stumped. Running EE 5.3.2 I'm using the Guests membergroup to post entries via front-end {exp:channel:form ...} syntax. So one of the form fields is a file upload field, and it ...
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Problems with Captcha

We have a site with EE 5.4.2. The native captcha renders the image, but it gets totally ignored when the form is submitted. It will accept a form with a blank captcha. I've tried getting reCaptcha2's ...
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channel form image will display first uploaded image, when user tries to change the image it will not change

I'm working with a channel form entries and the EE built-in file upload button. Below is my code for adding an image to your profile entry. The first time a user selects browse and uploads an image ...
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Upgrade from 5.4 to 6 not supported from built in upgrader

My installation doesn't seem to support the built-in upgrader for the 5.4 to 6.0 jump. Previous upgrades worked nicely. Is this what everyone else is seeing too? I don't see this issue reflected in ...
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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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How to use stash to Preload replace?

I am trying to get the current entry's related entries by using stash main article full view: {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" dynamic="yes"} {exp:stash:get name="...
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Error in admin.php or system/index.php when trying to upgrade to 5.4.0

I know I submit a lot of questions that are likely basic. I still haven't solved the last one that was asked. I noticed that the "5.3.2" in the bottom of my control panel was now yellow, ...
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EE 5.3.2 - missing Upload Directory Synchronize function

Recently updated to EE 5.3.2 and i am no longer able synchronize my upload directory folders. According to docs, i should have a Synch button under Files, but nothing there. https://docs....
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Redirect url from /blog/singlepage/entry_id to /blog/singlepage/url-title

I have two types of urls for each posting on my EE5-installation, namely www.xy.com/blog/singlepage/url_title www.xy.com/blog/singlepage/entry_id The reason for this doubling lies back in ancient ...
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Upload Image/File Modal Empty, Potential JS Error in index.php?

Sorry for another potentially simple question. I've successfully managed to upgrade to EE 5.3.2, and everything seems to be working 99% correctly. Only two issues needed to be corrected. The first was ...
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ExpressionEngine with Publisher and NavEE

Recently, I upgraded EE v2.9 website to EE v5.3.2 which is multi-language website managed with Publisher. I am facing problem after upgrade. None of custom fields like Textarea, RTE etc populating ...
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Adding Pagination causes 500 Server Error

I am running EE 5.3.2. Using the following code I am have issues with page loads that end in 500 Server Error {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" category="184" limit="21"...
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What is the updated version of assign_variable?

In former days {assign_variable: my_var="foo"} was a very handy tool. I haven't used it for some time and discovered that it was deprecated in EE 4.x but was not able to determine what if ...
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Trouble saving templates especially if there are more than a few lines in it

I have this weird problem where templates are sometimes saved and sometimes not. I would guess it has to do with a memory issue of some kind but I don't know where to look. I run EE 5.3.2 fresh ...
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Private pages for users

is it possible in expressionengine 5 to have private pages? I know it's possible to create a forum but what about pages with content just for registered users? Thanks in advance for your help.
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Cannot use SMTP email sending protocol without errors, in System Settings : Outgoing Email

I want to get EE's Outgoing Email working with the SMTP Protocol so that I can tag my messages using an SPF record, to avoid being marked as spam on delivery: https://support.google.com/a/answer/33786 ...
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Freeform not sending with DXF / DWG but does with other extensions

The idea is that visitors can upload a DWG or DXF file using freeform. So we can make a calculation for them. But issue is, that Freeform is sending and saving the submissions while uploading PDF / ...
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Splitting front-end and backend

Is it possible to split the frontend from the backend and host them on separate servers, for expressionengine?
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ExpressionEngine 5.3 - Retrieve URL_TITLE from a different channel

I've done some searching but I haven't found an answer. Or if I have it was a little over my head and I may have missed it. I'm working on a website that has a catalog of specific publications. ...
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Can't upload PPT file; Getting "File not allowed"

I'd like to be able to upload PPT files in the CP, but I'm getting the "File not allowed" error. Can anyone tell me how to resolve this? This is in EE5 5.3.0--all the solutions I've seen have been in ...
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Preview is broken EE5

I'm trying to preview in article but I'm getting a bunch of errors on the page (see image below). What could it be?
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Has Anyone Migrate a Site from CraftCMS to ExpressionEngine?

Are there any 'How-To Guides' on switching from a Craft 2 site to ExpressionEngine? I sit on a committee, where their developer switched them to Craft 2 maybe 5 years ago. Unfortunately, it is ...
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Good EE5 single sign-on solutions?

I'm considering implementing EE5 with SSO. Does anybody have experience or recommendations for this? I've found a miniOrange solution https://www.miniorange.com/expressionengine-single-sign-on-(sso) ...
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Add single link item to menu without user needing to log in again

I'm having trouble adding a link to CartThrob Order Manager into a control panel menu using Menu Manager. The plugin doesn't offer a pre-ser menu option, so I need to do this with a single link, as I ...
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Smart Members Pro checkbox field not parsing in view profile tag

I recently purchased Smart Members Pro because I needed the checkbox functionality in custom member fields, among other features. I have the edit and view profile working just fine except where it ...
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How to create entries w/ relationships through Models

I am having trouble saving a ChannelEntry with a relationship to another ChannelEntry using the Models Service. The following produces no errors, but a row in exp_relationships with no field_id $...
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SuperSearch Install Error

EE 5.2.6 I'm trying to install the SuperSearch module and I'm getting an error. SQLSTATE[42000]: Syntax error or access violation: 1071 Specified key was too long; max key length is 767 bytes: I'm ...
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Control Panel Login - Form has expired

I'm running the latest version of EE (v5) but when trying to login to the control panel, I keep getting a form expired message - "Error: This form has expired. Please refresh and try again." This is ...
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How can I get EE to showing new programatically created entries immediately away after creation?

I have an EE (5.2.6) system to which I am adding new entries programmatically: the new entries are created during an AJAX call to an EE template that creates the new entries using php / EE Model via ...
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How to get thumbnail URL from RSS feed

This script was working in Expression Engine V2 but isn't at version 5. Can someone tell me how to get the thumnail URL of this rss feed? Other info is already working.. {exp:rss_parser url="https://...
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Automatically add rel="noopener" to hyperlinks set to open in a new window

Is there an easy fix that will append rel='noopener' to every link that’s set to open in a new window when using the hyperlink button in a text area field?
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Entries tag search:fieldtype=""

According to the EE doc, within a channel entries tag you can search a grid field as long as the field color is set to "yes" for Include in search. I have bot he Grid field and the individual column ...
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Displaying entries from two channels from same category on single-entry page

I have a channel called "offices" with a limited number of entries. Every entry is assigned to a different category from a Category Group called "office-categories". For instance the first entry is ...
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Simple Contact form returning "Forbidden (403) CSRF verification failed. Request aborted." on submission

I have set up a simple contact form on a new installation of Expression Engine 5.2. Email module is installed. This submits ok on localhost but on the server I am getting hit with the titular error. ...
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How to delete template variables, template partials, templates completely in EE5?

Templates, partials and template variables are automatically stored as files since EE4. But they are also stored in the database (in the tables exp_global_variables, exp_templates, exp_snippets - note ...
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Channel Videos - Display if video exists

Confused as to why this does not work (EE5). I have a Channel Videos field named {p_vids}. In my template, within the channel:entries I have the below, but it doesn't display the video/code. (...
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Moving "templates" folder in EE5

Do you have any alternatives for "tmpl_file_basepath" used in EE2 (it looks like this function has been deleted from EE3 version)? I wish to move "templates" folder above root but cannot find any ...
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Auto Update Fails with error Not enough disk space available

EE v5.2.2 -> v5.2.3 PHP 7.3 Not enough disk space available to complete the update ( free bytes reported). Please free up some space and try the upgrade again. I've triple checked permissions, and ...
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Fluid Fields Not Working

I am trying to wrap my brain around fluid fields, and the documentation isn't helping me AT ALL. How do I get these to display on my site? The channel is: Portfolio The fluid field is: ...
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EE5 read from template files instead of database

I recently upgraded from EE2 to EE5. For my template groups and templates, I had a /templates folder that I used to save/load my templates. So the site read from that folder and not the database. In ...
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InnoDB or MyISAM - What's the "correct" database storage engine for EE4/EE5?

As I am looking into my database via phpMyAdmin I see that most of the tables are MyISAM, some are InnoDB (e.g. from plugins). As far as I read in the web InnoDB is known as "better", but I am no ...
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Unable to connect to your database using the configuration settings you submitted

I’m kind of lost on what’s going on here. We are trying to install EE and are getting the error “Unable to connect to your database using the configuration settings you submitted”. I’ve installed many ...
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ExpressionEngine 5 -Maximum number of entries

In previous versions of EE, there was a setting in the Channels called "Maximum number of entries". However, in EE5 I can't find this setting- is it still available?
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EE 5 - Code snippet in template appearing and disappearing on website

I have an code snippet embedded in one of my pages, that will disappear, and then, if I go into EE, open the template, see that yes it is there, and close the template, then it’s there again on the ...
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Telling Structure to ignore a URL segment

I'm a little rusty with how Structure handles URL segments, so hopefully someone here can help. I'm using Structure on a site to handle all of the page management. One of the Structure-managed pages ...
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EE 5.2: Parse error: unexpected '/' in … ee/legacy/libraries/Functions.php(627) : eval()'d code on line 27

I just have been noticed by Google Search Console that there are two pages with Soft 404 errors. So I cannot be sure when the error appeared first. When calling the URL I get a blank page with the ...
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EE5: How to create or update entries in a custom made module

In EE2 I used the channel entries API to create and update entries. In EE5 I can't use it anymore. The only problem is that I can't find any EE5 API functions to create those entries. Are they gone? ...
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Can't see entry in multiple site mode (EE5)

I have an English language version of the main site installed in multiple site mode (there is no problem with it inside admin panel: I can switch sites, create channels/entries, manage templates for ...
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Channel entries without URL field

Is it possible to have a channel where you do not have to define a URL name for every entry. I want to have a channel for events which are only shown in a list (no extra page for each event) so it ...
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How can I share templates files between sites in EE5?

We used to have a template path setting for sites with MSM. Now that setting seems to be gone, how can we share a single set of templates used by two or more sites ?
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