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Fieldtypes handle all of the different types of data you can store in your Channels. ExpressionEngine includes a number of Fieldtypes by default, and you can install or uninstall additional ones.

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Error when trying to access a channel from the backend

Good evening! I was wondering if anyone has seen this issue before. Whenever I try and access the backend details of a channel, I'm getting this php error: Error: Unable to load requested field ...
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How can I sort entries by ascending integers?

I am trying to use a custom field sort_order to order entries by setting the Field Content type of a Text Input to Integer. I'm using EE2. Expected behavior: Entry 1 with a sort_order of 10 Entry 2 ...
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Relationship Fieldtype Development

I'm attempting to try develop something similar to Entry Access but for EE3, but I can't find any documentation on developing a custom field based on the relationship field. Could anyone point me in ...
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EE3 translation of Pointee fieldtype or a similar fieldtype?

Has anyone translated the fieldtype Pointee from EE2 into EE3, or is there a fieldtype with similar functionality available for EE3? Pointee is a great fieldtype for easily determining the x/y values ...
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Custom Fieldtype: How to check save($data)

Developing a custom fieldtype and having trouble getting the entry data to save to the exp_channel_data table. I know that the data passed must be a string and I am trying to catch the data at the ...
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Accessing File Template Tags within Grid (EE2)

Expression Engine 2 I've got a grid field type housing images (via file field type), in order to facilitate the ability for content creators to upload an unlimited number of images within the channel ...
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Possible to display fields in the EE interface conditionally?

An EE feature I’ve always wanted. I’d love to be able to show/hide fields in a field group conditionally, based on the values of another field. For instance: One field asks which image type you ...
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Uploading new file changes all uploaded files to new file for entire entry

My site (3.4.0) has 2 separate channels with this issue, the only channels with multiple File fields right now. When creating a new entry in either channel, the last file I upload in any File field ...
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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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Suggestion for fields to use for this type of content

I'm using EE 2.11.2, and am having trouble coming up with a good, user-friendly way to set up my fields to represent some dynamic content on a site I'm building. Can you offer a suggestion of a ...
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CartThrob Product - Simple FT not rendering

I recently upgraded CartThrob 2.61 to v 2.71 on my development server. After updating modules, everything seems to work fine except for when I try to render a CartThrob Price - Simple fieldtype in my ...
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Really slow field creation or deletion

I have an issue with creating and deleting field types ,its takes a really long time to do both and sometimes the site times out and when I get back in the field is only half created.I can then save ...
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Images Not Saving in Channel Entry

Bit of a weird problem. We are able to upload images successfully via the basic publish entry form, but if an edit is made to the entry (even if it's just a text edit), the image disappears from the ...
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Comma in Text Input

I have a channel field Text Input where I need to store numbers with comma as a string. I set the fields Field Content to All. Unfortunately, if I enter a comma in the field, like in 2,5, the field ...
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EE3 Convert Field Type

Can anyone confirm that in EE3 once a field has been created, you can't change the field type? Ellis Lab, is this a feature yet to implemented, or data management perspective no longer a good idea?
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Fixing Wyvern/CKEditor

I have run into an issue with the addon Wyvern where the field in the publish/edit pages doesn't display as described in this support ticket: https://boldminded.com/support/ticket/773 I figured my ...
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Issue with 'Plates Field Type

I'm running into an issue with the 'Plates field type. The site is running EE v2.5.5. When I select a layout, the selection doesn't "stick". It appears to when I select it, but when I save the entry, ...
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Solspace composer template if field_type = file

I want to change the output of the standard file upload field with something similar to "Whipping File Inputs Into Shape with Bootstrap 3". I am using the following conditional in my Solspace Freeform ...
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Structure field type - how do I get additional entry data to display?

I'm using the Structure field type as pictured. The only thing my template will output is {field_name}, which yields: http://domain.com/my-structure-url But I need to access/display more info. If I ...
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How to make the Rich Text area larger?

I'm using the standard EE 'Textarea (Rich Text)' field (on EE 2.10.1), but no matter what I put in the 'Textarea Rows' field, when viewing the field in the control panel it's only around 150 pixels ...
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Best way to store SVGs?

What are some ways to store full SVGs to later embed onto a page? I'm thinking of setting a multiline plain text field to store the raw SVG. Maybe save the file and embed it onto the page via ...
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Insert Custom Channel Field Grid into Database?

Is there a better way to tie into EE to create a grid field? During my module install, I am having it setup a new grid field to relate to a custom channel field group that setups up the required table ...
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Add Dropdown in Channel Form

I've created Select Dropdown fieldtype and populated it manually. How do I display the select in a channel form? The EE documentation states: This creates a standard HTML drop-down list. However ...
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Content on a page defined by text in a field, publications by year

I know someone out there has done this before. I need to build a publications page that will show it's list of publications by a given year which has been filled in a channel field. I've googled I ...
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Adding class to iFrame parent container in Expresso isn't working

I have the Expresso field-type plugin and I'm using the Embed Media button to add iFrames to the page. I've been trying to add a class to the parent div container however I just can't seem to get it ...
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Bring Matrix Data Editing to the Front-End using Channel Form

I am trying to create a form - FRONT END USER (channel form tag) - that uses a wizard (which is working) and in one panel it allows the user to fill in fields then duplicate the fieldset to add ...
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grid_display_settings issues with a single row

I've had reported a problem with an add-on that settings for other fieldtypes aren't working when my fieldtype is enabled in a grid. I've spent some time on this, and can only assume the problem is ...
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FieldFrame fieldtype errors after upgrading from EE1 to EE2

I've recently upgraded from EE1 to EE2. I had some issues with upgrading the add-ons which you can see here, but I now have a working cpanel that I am able to log into, but on the frontend I am ...
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Expression engine search using a numbers

I'm having this strange thing when I search for items in EE. Whenever I search for an item having the name "89580.32" this doesn't work. If I add a letter to it, it seems to work. The solution is ...
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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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Does replace_tag fire for single tags if there is no $data?

I'm having a problem with a custom field type where I want to return 'some value' on the condition of there being no value in data. This works when I use a tag pair, but not when I use a single tag. ...
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“Undefined Index” PHP errors after upgrade from 1.6 to 2.9

After upgrading from 1.6 to 2.9, I’m getting a set of the errors below when displaying a page containing images, one set for each image. I’m running PHP 5.4.x and it says “Fast CGI” after the 5.4.x. ...
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Why won't Field Pack List 2.1.1 work?

I am using Field Pack 2.1.1 with EE 2.9.0. All field types are working except the List field type. Are these compatible? Is there an alternative field type I could substitute with ease? I have ...
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Can you remove the timestamp from the value generated by the EE date fieldtype?

I'm trying to remove the timestamp from the EE date fieldtype since for my application it isn't necessary. I need to be able to select two dates a start and end date that should be formatted like like ...
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Custom fieldtype: tag pair and replace_tag_catchall()

I'm building a new fieldtype which should be used with: single tag: {myfield} ...which correctly calls replace_tag() method single tag with modifier: {myfield:modifier} ...which correctly calls ...
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Why does a multiselect fieldtype custom field result in a DB error

I have created a custom fieldtype that uses a multiselect box. However when I save the entry in the CMS, the following error occurs A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 1054 Unknown column 'Array'...
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Radio Button field not outputting anything

I am having a very odd issue. This is on EE 2.8.1. I created a channel and within that channel I have a radio button field with the values of Yes or No. I can create entries and check the correct ...
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Freeform - make file_upload field required

I'm trying to create a form with Freeform Pro containing a File Upload field that is required. So the form should only submit when the user actually uploads a file. Setting the field to required in ...
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Default fields not loading in Freeform Pro

I've just upgraded from Freeform to Freeform Pro so I could make use of the additional fieldtypes, but on installation of Pro I still only have four fieldtypes (text, text area, upload and mailing ...
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Better dropdown fieldtype to handle long lists?

Does anyone know of a better fieldtype to handle long lists in a dropdown than the default dropdown list fieldtype? I need to work within Grid field must be searchable in front end (via ee or low ...
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Error Field Typewith EE2.8 and Tinymce

Deprecated function EE_Fieldtype() called in system/expressionengine/third_party/nsm_tiny_mce/ft.nsm_tiny_mce.php on line 61. When I try to create a new channel field I get this: Fatal error: Call to ...
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VZ Address Directory

I'm trying to figure out the best setup for a directory. I'm adding a bunch of stores that have multiple locations so I wanted to set up my entry to have one address field as "headquarters" followed ...
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Coppee Pastee Fatal error when trying to install fieldtype

I receive this error when trying to install Coppee Pastee in ExpressionEngine 2.8.0 Fatal error: Call to undefined method EE_Fieldtype::EE_Fieldtype() in /System/expressionengine/third_party/...
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Does anyone know of a working color picker plugin for Expression Engine 2.x?

I've found all the plugins on devot-ee.com, but none of them seem to work. Most of them seem to cause some sort of javascript conflict. The "modal" that the pickers use show up at the bottom of the ...
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Relationships field limited, but it should search through all entries

It seems I have found something missing in the features of the relationships field. We have many native one to many relationships fields. I have to limit the results that are to be displayed on the ...
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Load EE Field Type in Third Party Module

I am trying to load wygwam field type into a custom module, on my localhost the following works: require_once(APPPATH . 'fieldtypes/EE_FieldType.php'); require_once(PATH_THIRD.'wygwam/ft.wygwam.php');...
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Can I migrate/convert a text field containing an <img> into a file field?

I have a text field that's been to featured an image since an earlier EE1 install and I would like to convert it to a File field type, so as to better utilize the image URL throughout different ...
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Image Editing Fieldtype (Matrix/Grid compatible)

I'm looking for a fieldtype that would open a basic image editor with option to Scale + Crop (maintaining proportions as option). I've reviewed Channel Images which would be OK, but I can't use it in ...
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CartThrob Permissions FieldType added to product channel now I get error:

After I add the CartThrob Permissions field to my product channel, I am no longer able to edit my channel. If I select channel > edit and then click a product I desire to edit, I get the following: ...
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Converting spaces in file_url with CE String

Using the Grid we've have a project where a large number of files have been uploaded with spaces in the file names. We want to encode the URLs so the files can be downloaded. To try to solve this we ...