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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Display the number of entries in a channel

I would like to display the total number of entries for a channel and nothing else is required to be displayed. Is there a more efficient way to do this than the following? {exp:channel:entries ...
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What is the best way to delete every entry in a channel?

What is the best way to delete every entry in a particular channel? I'm talking thousands of entries, so checking each entry and clicking delete isn't going to work. I also know you can't just delete ...
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Excluding a Category

I am using ExpressionEngine 2.5.2 I have a website that includes a featured blog post at the top, as well as a news section that all of my blog posts in chronological order. When a blog post is ...
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What's the limit on entry views tracking?

Does entry views tracking allow you for 4 instances all together or 4 instances per channel?
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Show entries by author

is there a simple out of the box approach to showing entries created by their author? EG: after an article I want to list a credit like so: "article by AUTHOR" and allow a click through from the ...
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Channel Entries - possible to search relationship field?

I need a list of all entries filtered by a relationship field. I thought I might be able to use the search parameter: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/modules/channel/channel_entries....
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If url_title doesn't exist, display random entry

Edited to be more specific in regards to my other modules/plugins: I have a site that is basically set up like a printed calendar with an image on top and the content for the month below. The image ...
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Rebuild url_title fields?

I have a site with 1000's of products that were originally entered incorrectly. The titles have been updated, but the URL title's still have the old data. Is it possible to bulk update these entries ...
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Save revision on channel entry error

We've setup a site for a client to populate with their content and they are having a recurring issue when they go to 'save revision' or 'submit' the entry. If they've spent a bit of time adding the ...
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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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group items from channel, by 8

I want to group entries by 8. The last div demonstrates that there might be an exact amount of entries that are divisible by 8. <div class="item-container active"> item 1 item 2 item 3.. ...
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Showing native 'child' entries for an entry in the CP

Is anyone aware of an #eecms extension which adds a list of 'child entries' to a parents edit screen in the control panel? I'm sure I've seen an extension that does this in the past but I can't locate ...
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Load entries with Ajax and offset existing entries

So, i've got a page where it shows 2 news entries. Then there is a link that when clicked, loads in via ajax more entries until they run out. My template that gets pulled in via ajax looks like this: ...
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Entries no longer have a “Status” option, and disappear when saved

I recently upgraded to Expression 2.7.1. I'm experiencing problems with publishing, or in this case, republishing entries. In the "Options" tab, the "Status" dropdown is now empty. When I changed ...
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Is there a better way to direct users after adding/editing an entry?

A thing that annoys me about EE and Structure is that when I add/edit an entry within a channel, I get redirected back to Structure main page. I might want to add another entry, edit another entry in ...
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Channel Entries - Skip a particular channel entry

Okay, I've got a page with a url that has the channel entry title in the URL. At the beginning of the page, I show the single article for that entry, but then underneath the article, I need to show ...
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EE 2.6.1 Relationships field options “Limit entries by status” does not work

I have entries with the statuses open and featured in my channel "articles". I configured my Relationships field "related_articles" to show articles with "any" status. I use this code in my template ...
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Creating a read more link for blog.

I am working on a site that has a main entry but as I post new entries, it pushes existing content down into summarized items the user can click on for more. I want to have a little summary so the ...
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How can I prevent all entries from being listed with an arbitrary url?

This is quite a basic question I think, but when viewing a template with entries with the standard entries tag: {exp:channel:entries channel="mywebsite"} and if I replace the last segment with ...
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Quick and safe way to delete all entries with a given status?

Due to a data grab import that went a bit awry I find myself with approx 10000 entries that I don't want! They've all got a specific status. I'm currently deleting them in batches but the most I can ...
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Channel Entry API and Grid field

I'm looking for a way to handle a grid field with the channel entry API. Documentation has nothing, and could barely find anything else online about except for this: Inserting a new Grid row using ...
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Channel Entries API and entry to a Category

Is it possible to add entries into categories when creating them with the Channel Entries API cant see anything in the documentation.
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Is there a way to only show sticky entries?

Currently using Playa on a site to allow the client to pick what news entries show up on the homepage as they don't always want to show the newest entry, they want to show the most important. But it's ...
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Building a set of list items using Stash. Not working as expected

A while back I built a simple image slider that used "featured" entries from an EE channel. This all works great but did mean that I had to run 2 {exp:entries} tag pairs - the first to get the big ...
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Using EE to power a web app prototype

I'm relatively new to EE and hoping it will for me to power a web app prototype I'm working on. Is there anyway build a public front end that allows users to edit or publish entries without logging ...
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Automatically removing old entries

I have a channel which is growing large through automatic daily imports. Is there any way to automatically remove (prune) entries older than X days? I've looked through the extension space without ...
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Need to list all channel:entries, and do something different on “some” of them

I have a need to pull all entries (in this case only 20 or so) from a channel, and have 5 random results do something different to the other 15. What's the best way to achieve this?
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No ability to choose Open/Close status

With all of your help, I was able to port the live site to a development area and I thank you for all of your help. This morning, I updated some images and, after submitting the changes, I went to ...
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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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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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404 error when trying to list category entries

I've been trying for days to figure this thing out. I'm building a News section in the site, and under news are 3 categories: Updates, Events, Archive. When you click on one of the categories, i want ...
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EE 2.7.1 - Channel Form for new entry not working

I have completed the editing of entries with Chanel_Forms, but I can't get channel_forms to create an entry. I am running MSM and have EE 2.7.1. Below is my code. You can see this is extremely basic. ...
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Change H3s into H2s + H4s into H3s for entries in specific channels in one-go

For a while the site editors have been using the wrong HTML headings (to get headings to look "right" instead of asking for the style sheet to be modified). We have hundred of entries (in two ...
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Entries Grouped by month and year

I am looking to create a list page which will output all entries for a single year, but have them grouped by month. So for example i will have: January entry A entry b entry c February ...
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How to show recent entries restricted to one per author?

I would like to show a list of recent entries, restricting the list to one per author. Essentially the logic I'm looking for is "show 10 recent articles, but if the author of the next article already ...
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How to highlight 10 most recent entries from a channel?

I'm trying to find a way to highlight the 10 most recent entries within an alphabetically sorted list of entries from a particular channel. I don't wish to change the order of the entries, just have ...
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Can I do {exp:channel:entries channel=“*wildcardsearch*”}?

I have multiple channels that I'd like to include, and it would be more convenient to use a wildcard search than piped list. Is there an easy way to do this? Currently I'm thinking of defining a ...
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Listing Clickable Channel Entries

I'm quite new to EE2 although fairly proficient with HTML, etc. This may seem as an easy question, but for the life of me, I cannot figure out how to make a clickable list of entries from our blog. ...
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Is it possible to access entry revisions on the front end?

I am looking to create an entry revision site where I can allow users to access/view these on the front-end. Is it possible to access these on the front end as it is in the control panel? Thanks
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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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counting channel field rows

I want to check if there are any channel field entries so something like {exp:channel:entries channel="vacancies" author_id="{logged_in_member_id}"} {if count==0} there are no entries in this ...
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Channels and entries structure on site with deep hierarchy

I'm trying to wrap my head around the most efficient way to set up entries in EE for my site structure. This is my first EE build, coming from a Wordpress background and I'm looking for opinions on ...
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How can I create 2 different layouts on same page with channel entry list and single channel entry?

I am creating a page in my site with a list of entries under 1 channel. I have the template structure as follows: collections/ss14 collections/aw14 collections/index The ss14/aw14 templates pull ...
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Possible to use Stash variable as entries parameter?

I found similar questions, but the “answers” were alternatives that won’t work here. If I missed an answer, please let me know! Thanks! I have been having trouble wrapping my head around how parse ...
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Showing a member channel entries

I am trying to display a member channel entries using the tag {member_id} in the author_id parameter. Unfortunately the parse order is messing it up, I have tried using the parse="inward" parameter, ...
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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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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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Tracking views in an entries loop with more than one result

I’m trying to use the ‘track_views’ parameter to record impressions of banners which are being served on a website. Am I correct in thinking that track_views is only supported on single entry pages, i....
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Entries list without know ID of Category - want to usw category_url_title

In my URL I have the category (segment_2). And now I want a list with all entries from this category. If I use category="8" its fine, but in my URL isn't a ID... it's the {category_url_title}. {...
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EE 1.x missing entries?

Has anyone ever seen this behavior before? I seem to have random entries missing from my site. This has been going on for a few months now and I've chalked it up to some weird anomaly when it first ...