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A commercial add-on providing an alternative to native Snippets and Global variables.

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Using session_variables and conditionals with Matrix!

The Situation: I'm building a new feature for a wildlife-based charity. They want to spice up their donation form to include images of relevant animals based on how users have been browsing the site. ...
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“Select Files” Images disappearing in Low Variables

When moving the MySQL between environments (Live, Dev, Local) the files in "Select File" fields disappear The files are still on the server (All environments) because I just select them again and they ...
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Error when using Expresso with Low Variables

I'm trying to get Expresso working with Low Variables - but it's not playing nicely :( I get this error from my template when I view the site: Fatal error: Call to undefined method ...
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User Globals Caching

I figured out that my website is very slow because of a lot of user globals (I'm using Low Variables and have over 15k of them). My website is 3s slower and generate almost 80MB from Templates (via EE ...
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Parsing issue with Low Variable - Playa field (EE 2.11.9)

Obscure issue for you here. I have a Low Variable (using Playa) that contains several entries. I need to pass the entry_id for each entry to an embedded file. When I do this, the embed loads, but the ...
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Linking a low variable to an entry

How can we link a low variable to an existing channel entry? Let's say a matrix low variable needs to be displayed only on a certain channel entry.
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EE2 + PHP 7 + Low Variables = Possible?

Wondering if anyone has had success running EE2 and Low Variables on PHP 7? I saw that Low made LV3 compatible with PHP 7. (http://gotolow.com/addons/low-variables/changelog). But it seems LV2 is ...
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Low Variable Matrix Search No Results

I'm having a bear of a time with what I thought would be a simple conditional. I've got a Low Variables Matrix field with several dates and custom messages. Basically the client wants to use these ...
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Do EE template partials have a preparse function similar to LowVars?

I'm wondering if there is a way to dynamically set variables within a template partial from the point at which it is included. This works in Low Variables as the preparse function, but is there ...
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Duplicating a site using MSM with Low Variables

I need to be able to duplicate a site as a new MSM site and keep my Low Variables settings, values, titles, descriptions, field types, etc. Is there a solution. I would hate to have to recreate 80 ...
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Matrix, Low Variables file upload cell randomly removing image

EE 2.9.3 LV 2.6.0 Matrix 2.6.1 This has happened twice now. There are a number of low variables with Matrix fields where a file upload cell is losing the image that was uploaded. The image is not ...
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Issue setting Low Variables file path with Focus Lab EE Master Config

I'm saving my Low Variables as files above web root in a directory named _vars and setting the file path in my Focus Lab EE Master Config file like this: $env_config['low_variables_save_as_files'] = '...
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Weird URLs for images from Assets

I'm troubleshooting a problem with an older, rarely updated site, so I'm not sure how recently this issue cropped up, though I'm fairly certain it worked when I handed it off. We have a Low Variable ...
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Low variables & Matrix - Make a row act like an entry

Is it possible to have a "main page" that pulls through a Low Variable tag pair with all the matrix rows, and then a view page to view each page with more details about that "one matrix row"? {exp:...
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Matrix / Low Variables Database Error

I am getting the following Database error, which prevents me from even accessing the low variables module screen... Low Variables - 2.5.0 Matrix - 2.6 A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 1054 ...
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Customizable, canonical URL for Solspace Tag entries

I'm using Solspace Tag to display a bunch of entries by particular tag. What I need to do is to set a Canonical URL for this list of entries. The Canonical URL might be to a completely different page. ...
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Low Variables not allowing new cell or entries when using Matrix

I'm using Low Variables v235 with Expression Engine Core. I'm trying to create a new variable which uses Matrix, but something isn't right. Matrix won't allow me to add a new column. There are no + ...
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Assets Images in Low Variables not showing across MSM sites

Having a small problem with images from an Assets fieldtype ... that is in a Matrix field ... that is in a Low Variable ... showing on a second MSM site. All the other Matrix fields (basic text ...
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Low Variables with Switchee - parse order issue

Hi I'm having a parse order issue that I can't seem to figure out. I have a template that looks like this: some code here <div class="content-line"> {exp:low_variables:parse var="lv-...