Questions tagged [entries]

Channel Entries are the primary tag used to show the content you create and edit via ExpressionEngine’s Publish section. It’s the most powerful tag in ExpressionEngine, and the most commonly used since its main function is to retrieve and display your site’s content.

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Channel form not working for Members

When I am logged in as super admin then the channel form works (inserting the new entries to the channel) but when I am logged in as a normal user(members group user or guest user) then it does not ...
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exclude certain categories from related categories mode in entries channel

I've been trying to find a solution to this but none has worked so far. It's a fairly simple problem: I have a blog which is published in two languages, so blogposts have two main categories group, ...
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Get Category ID from URL title of URL segment?

My Url: http://somelink.com/package/view/a-hald-day-trip-to-the-zoo //my code below... from url above i want to use entry title category id as my category id below, the url above and my code below ...
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Unable to edit any existing entries on EE2 to EE5 upgrade

Description of the problem I have recently upgraded an EE2 to site up to EE5.3.0 and now I am getting PHP errors when trying to open ** any ** existing entry in the EE CP. The site has no third-party ...
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Channel entries entry_id parameter issue

EE2.8 If I reorder the IDs in the following entries tag the output order remains the same, why? {exp:channel:entries entry_id="2680|396|" } <p>{title}</p> <p>{entry_id}</p&...
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Calendar Tag Entry Fields Not Showing

EE 5.2.2 Using the {exp:channel:calendar} tag, I'm not able to get custom fields from within the {entries} tag. example: {exp:channel:calendar channel="showtimes"} {if entries} {entries}...
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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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Error in Control Panel Channel Entries Pages: "EE.grid is not a function"

Using EE 5.2.1 I've been working with a custom module for the last few days and haven't been in the control panel so I'm not sure when this problem started but I think it has to do with me making a ...
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How to change other entries values when an entry is saved/updated

I have a channel with some fields. One of them is an on/off value (let's say toggle field type). I want to be sure that I have no more than one entry with on (or true) value for that specific field. ...
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Insert Selected Channel into the Template

We are creating a template that our client would use on many pages of their website, for example 'Accordion Layout Template'. So we create a page 'Bikes', assign the 'Accordion Layout Template', then ...
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Calculation {member_field} * {channel_field}

Is there a simple way to do this calculation on a page without using PHP on output? I have a member_field with a value and a channel_field with a value and want to output {member_field} * {...
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Channel Form page doesn't load for guests

I'm trying to figure out how to allow guests to fill out a channel form and add entries. Based off docs I went into channel settings and clicked on "Allow Guest Submissions" and I chose a default ...
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Check if someone is already Editing an Entry

I want to check if another author is alredy editing an entry in expressionengine backend. If yes i want to warn him that someone is already editing. Is this possible somehow? I googled but wasn't ...
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Start channel entries after a specified count

I need to display entries starting after the third item (where the count is more than three). This must be easy to do, but I haven't found a parameter for this. I know about the {count} variable, but {...
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Duplicate Entry Hierarchy

Running EE 2.7.2 Wondering if there's an elegant way to duplicate an entry AND at the same time take the entire child tree/structure with it. Basically, we have around 450 pages that live under the ...
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{related_entries} does not work after upgraded from v2.2.2 to 2.11.5

{if related_blog_post_1 != "0"} <div class="relatedPosts"> <h3>If you enjoyed this post, you may also like:</h3> <ul> ...
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Revision limit not enforced: How do I selectively remove entry revisions?

I have just been clicking around my four year old EE instance (which got recently upgraded from version 2 to 3), and found something quite odd: Several channel entries are having many more revisions ...
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Structure - New Member Group to edit all pages

Is there any easy way to give a new member group permissions to edit all pages in my structure? In the Member Group it has got Control Panel Access for all he Content Sections and The Add ons ...
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Email addresses display as [email protected] in entries

I am using EE v3.4.3. In the 'options' tab of entries, the 'author' field displays the list of members. Until recently they showed correctly, but for some reason, they now display like: [email ...
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Load Entry Via Ajax - After filtering from dropdown menu

I am wondering if you can point me in the right direction here. Here is what I want to happen. 1) Site visitor visits the site and sees an elected official displayed on the home page. Next to this ...
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Loop a new section (outside loop) after every 2 entries

This is a strange one I've never come across over 5 years developing with EE. There may be a simple solution but I'm not seeing it! Essentially, I need to create a dynamic loop that outputs a ...
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conditional if statements for channel fields

Im running into a bit of a problem, i have two channels which are called on a single page, displaying the latest entries from each. these two channels have different fields setup for descriptions ...
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Migrated site's entries not updating

We have a site that was migrated to a staging environment. For all the custom fields as well as the title/url_title fields, any edits/updates are not being saved. However, a new entry is being saved ...
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Channel Entries Month Without Year?

I'm trying to display all entries in certain months without caring about what year it's in. Currently the tag looks like (for February as an example): {exp:channel:entries channel="{embed:...
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How to get max count for a loop in channel entries tag

I am trying to get the max results for the categories inside this channel entry. If the current category is the last one in the loop I don't want to add a , after the output. {exp:channel:entries ...
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Entry titles that start with X,Y, or Z do not show up on page

Hey everyone this is a weird issue I hope I can get some clarification. Firstly, this is EE 2.2.0. One of our pages cannot show entries that have a title that starts with X,Y,or Z. All other ...
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Multiple/dynamic flexsliders for photo gallery

I'd like to run multiple flexsliders on a page, but in JS, there's only a reference to #carousel and #slider tags. I can use {count} or some other variable next to id to create a unique id, but not ...
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How do I get the Channel Entries count within a Channel Categories loop?

I have a exp:channel:categories loop that is filtered by category group, and within that I have an exp:channel:entries loop that is filtered by category_id. This outputting the data that I expecting. ...
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Relationship field not parsing

I'm trying to pull some data from a relationship child (design) to the parent (packages), but it's simply not parsing anything. {exp:channel:entries channel="packages" orderby="date" sort="asc" limit=...
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EE and Structure nested entries

I'm using Expression Engine 2.7.2 and Structure 3.3.17 and am having a problem creating a nested URL structure. I have one Channel "Landing Pages" whose entries point to the template /region/index ...
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Display different templates as entries on the index page

I'm trying to figure out a way to display each entry in a channel on one page but allow for those entries to utilize different templates. The templates would be various layouts for a section and each ...
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require_entry problems with more than 2 segment

www.cooking/recipes/apple_pie The first Expression Engine segment (recipes) represent the recipes channel, and the second segment represent an entry (here apple_pie) If an entry doesn't exist or is ...
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Is there another way to output Categories and all respective entries other than category_archive?

I'm trying to output a category group and its respective entry listing titles (in this case the titles are names of people) in alphabetical order by last name in a menu navigation like so. To do this, ...
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Possible to use count conditional to change channel entry display?

Is it possible to use a count conditional (or equivalent conditional) to change the display of an entry tag depending on how many entries there are? For example, I have a grid field which I am using ...
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Display channel entries using search:field_name across muitp[le channels

I need to be able to tell ExpressionEngine to display entries from multiple channels using the search:field_name parameter. The custom fields will be from different channel field groups (set to ...
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Is there a way in Expression Engine to bulk close entries that contain a specific string?

I have old data that has been migrated into a new design. The old data contains multi-language data using 4 different languages and Transcribe. The new site does not contain transcribe, nor does it ...
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Something wrong in Stash usage and cannot figure out what

I have this code {exp:channel:entries channel="katalog" limit="12" dynamic="yes" status="open" show_future_entries="no" orderby="date" sort="desc" disable="member_data" pagination="bottom"} {!-- if ...
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Correct way of ordering entries by a single month view

I have a calendar. Currently viewable by year. I need to add in a drop down/list of some sort which will show January 2015 February 2015 ... When the user selects from the list I need to show ...
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Overriding ORDERBY and SORT on channel:entries and output entries in order given by embedded entry_id list

Is it possible to ignore the ORDERBY/SORT parameters in an exp:channel:entry tag and display the entries as given in a list of IDs? I have a embedded template where I pass down a list of entry IDs to ...
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Using Channel entries with orderby="random" without repeating entry ids

I'm using EE for a basic assessment platform and the questions (entries) are presented to the user need to be in a random order from a fixed list so that the order of questions changes per user. {...
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Channel Entries - addon to charge members per entry?

Does EE have an addon, either native or third party, that can charge members to post entries? Some entries will be a one time payment while others need to be recurring. I need the entry to expire at a ...
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Structure entries bug

I am using Structure Entries and trying to use hide from nav. This works well when I'm trying to hide an entry on ground level, but when I'm trying to hide a sub item the whole menu collapses. I'm not ...
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Expresso Store - display entries based on an availability

The items (products) come up in alpha order currently. Is there a way to push all of the “Not in Stock” items to the end of the list when displaying entries?
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Order articles by Popularity

I want to have a kind of 'trending' or 'most popular' area on my homepage which lists the top 10 most popular articles. Is there a simple way to order entries by popularity?
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Does playa support other languages? (Arabic)

I'm using playa in one of my channel fields and I tried to publish entries in Arabic, but the Arabic entry doesn't render at all on the home page. Do I need to add something to this code in order to ...
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Clever ways to flag EE entries and comments?

I've got a site with a list of entries on a single page (I'm not using single entry pages) and I'd like an elegant way to let users flag entries on this page without adding a ton of extra code (such ...
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How can I get weblog:entries to return all values

I have this code in a template: <select id="field_id_43" name="field_id_43"> <option value="" >No related Listing</option> {exp:weblog:entries weblog="listings" dynamic="no" ...
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Channel entries Swith (looping) different DOM div blocks order?

I need display entries of a channel, is easy when you have the same structure of your DOM elements like: {exp:channel:entries channel="{channel}" limit="6" } <div class="{switch='row1|...
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Leading Zeros in Text Input Fieldtype

Is there any way to preserve leading zeros when using the text input field type? This is getting truncated. :( 0010250107 -> 10250107
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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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