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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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Auto add Images to entry after ftp to server

I have a potential client (car dealership) where in their existing 12 year old site they daily upload an Excel file to add/update/delete vehicles in stock. One file for new vehicles and one for used. ...
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Selecting specific channel entries, to link to a given entry

I have been using Playa to choose from my existing entries, to create a list of related entries/similar entries. I use the following fields in the linking: title url image (a custom channel field ...
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How to turn on blog function? [closed]

there! We are using a very dated version of EE (2003- 2010). I am not proficient in web management, so I need a lot of help getting this website updated. First thing's first... How do I start blogging?...
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Quantity based discount for single product in Expresso Store

I'm using latest build of Expresso Store, 2.3.1. I need to apply quantity based discounts to products, but the discount needs to apply to a single product. For example: I have 10% off discount for ...
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Read/Unread entries + comments

I'm looking to re-invent the wheel to some extent and am inquiring how best to go about it. I'd like to replicate the read/unread functionality of forum software (Not EE but IPB). Thats to say lets ...
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How do I decode columns in the exp_sites table?

I need to look at the contents of the site_system_preferences column in the exp_sites table. How do I decode this data?
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New items since last visit

I'm in the process of setting up a new member based site. I'm avoiding the Forum module as the templating system is difficult at best to style and many of the functions are overkill for our ...
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How to create a multi-page rental order/catalog form with email notifications & session?

I need to create a form that allows customers to select various rental items from a large list of products. Users will be able to select the quantity of each item they require and then hit submit. ...
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FreeForm 4.0.10 - possible to have submit button download a file and submit form?

I need to set up a form where users submit information in order to download a file that should be downloaded as soon as they click the submit button (which is going to say "Download"). Is this ...
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Preventing a double entries loop

This is something that I'm wondering how you solve it: When building a site, the index template is served with segment 1 empty. If I start an entries loop in a embed, I'll need a conditional to show ...
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Multilingual Discussion Forum - how to set default language

I'm building out a multilingual site (English and French) with a discussion forum. The multilingual aspect of the site is being powered by Transcribe and is working great. I'm in the middle of ...
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Embedding Low Variables within Low Variables i.e. preparse

So I'm taking an existing site and cloning it to use for another site. The thing is the existing site was built a long time ago and has several template insufficiencies including embeds nested 3 ...
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Importing Fields into Field Editor - how?

I've got Field Editor installed on a new site that I would like to copy/clone fields from an existing site I've built. In the Field Editor CP there's an option to import a field group with a file. ...
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Expire Template at specific time

I've been asked to have a specific template, contest form, expire at 5:30pm tonite. There are no channel entries on this page so I can't set an entry to expire. Is it possible to do this with ...
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Is there an easy way to import content from a site built with static files?

I have a site with a few hundred pages that I've inherited. It is all built with static html files, one file for every page. It's clear that the previous developer didn't really have a plan for the ...