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

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Low variable as channel entry_id parameter across MSM sites

I'm trying to access the entry_id of an entry (one only) selected with Low Variables, to use as a parameter in a channel entries tag. The entries are stored in site A. The template is in site B. ...
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Low Variables in cartthrob arithmetic

Hi is there any posibility to get this working? {exp:cartthrob:arithmetic expression="{option_price_numeric} -({option_price_numeric} * {exp:low_variables:single var='early_bird_discount'} / 100)"} ...
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Low Variables, Matrix and Playa

I've got a Low Variables group setup called 'Widget sources'. Inside this group I have 6 Low Variables, all Playa fieldtypes. I've got some channel entries selected so there are relationship in ...
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channel:entries and segment with Low Variables

This is my Low Variable var="lv_article": {exp:channel:entries limit="1" channel="{segment_1}"} <h1 class="title">{title}</h1> {/exp:channel:entries} When it's ...
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PHP error when using Low Variables 2.4.0

Has anyone come across this error with Low Variables? Trying to create a new variable (the first one for this install): A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 1364 Field 'variable_data' doesn't ...
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Addon to return different values based on environment?

My project links to an external form. Once that external form is submitted, the user is brought back to the ee site. I need to send the form a param (ie ?action=dev) to tell it which environment to ...
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File field inside Grid field inside Low Variable - File is not saved

So I've seen similar questions to this one, but they dealt with P&T addons Matrix & Assets. The problem I am experiencing is with EE Native Grid & File fields when they are placed inside ...
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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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Wygwam 'site page' link type not parsing when used within Low Variables variable

I am using: EE 2.7.2, Low Variables 2.4.0, WYGWAM 3.2.2 I have a WYGWAM field as a Low Variable, and within it, I am setting up some page links. When I create a link, under "Link Type" I chose "Site ...
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Adding low variables entries to search results

How can I search Low Variables content using the Search tag, is it possible?
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Low Variable / Matrix Blank Screen

We have a Low Variable using Matrix with 3 columns. Two columns are raw text and one is a playa list of channel entries. All has been working fine, there were about 60 rows so far - all of a sudden ...
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low variables / playa / matrix

I'm stuck on something that will probably be very easy to resolve but I just don't see it anymore. I'm using low variable to create the content of a carousel slider. For each slider the information ...
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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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Looking for a way to store office holidays to display custom messages on days we're closed

On our company contact page we have a footer with contact information that should change based on whether or not we're open. I'm using Low Variables to store this information and have standard office ...
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Deploying Add Ons to Clients?

Is there a good way to handle giving your clients easy access to an Add-On? For example, I'm using Low Variable to allow a client to edit their homepage content. But as far as I can tell in order for ...
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Assets field inside of a grid inside of a low variable — Asset not saving

Having an issue with a low variable of the "Grid" persuasion. I have an assets field inside the grid, and I can upload and add the asset just fine, but when I save the Low Variable, the CP never shows ...
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Low Variables & Grid with text input containing http:// gives 403 error on save

EE 2.7.2 LV 2.4.0 I have low variables variable containing a grid with two text inputs and a radio button. In the text input for a link, if I add a link containing http:// and save I get taken to a ...
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How can I access Low Variables I've used on a previous site without having to input them all in again?

I want to use a common set of Low Variables I've used on another EE build but don't want to have to go through the configuration again. How can I do it?
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File Field within Matrix inside a Low Variable fails to update file field on save

I'm having a similar issue to this one but with a standard File field type instead of Assets. I tried just a File field type inside a Low Variable and it updated properly. This was dated bcd in June ...
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Low Variables & Grid outputting raw code

I'm working with the grid fieldtype for the first time and attempting to build out a home page slider the same way I would typically do with matrix and low variables. I have triple checked cell names ...
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Focus Labs Master Config $env_global not working

I'm having the same issue as described below, however can't find a solution: Using Focus Lab's Master Config, I've set a test global variable for production, like so: $env_global['...
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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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Passing in vars for use in conditionals in Low Variables

Is there a simple way to create a custom conditional a bit like this: In the template: {exp:low_variables:single var="footer" foo="bar"} In the variable: {if foo == "bar"} Show something ...
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Assets + Low Variables // Limiting and Ordering By “Random”

Trying to do something I feel should be very simple to execute, but I cannot for the life of me seem to get it to work. Here's my template snippet: {exp:low_variables:parse var="...
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CE Image with Low Variables and Lazy Load: What im doing worng?

what im doing wrong? Im trying load a image via Assets, in a Low Variable field. Nothing is rendered, but Low Variables field is with "early parsing" enabled. The Lazy Load JQuery plugin is active. {...
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Assets URL in Low Variables Wygwam field not displaying on Front end

Similar to this post I'm getting incorrect file paths being displayed on the front end when using Assets from within Wygwam. Unlike that post I'm actually getting this rendered on the front end: {...
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When to use Low Variables and when to use Stash

I just started using Low Variables. I just bought Mustash to use with Stash. It is unclear to me as a newbie certain functionality and what best practices are. Which type of snippets would go in LV ...
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Low Variables, Playa, GWCode Categories, Entry IDs, and Categories

I need the list of category names, but only the categories that have been tagged in entries that are related (a Playa relationship) to another entry (I know, it's getting down to snow-fortress ...
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Advanced conditional & Low Variable parse order

I need to use an advanced conditional with Low Variables and am having trouble getting it to work. I believe it's a parse order thing but am not sure how to get around it. I am checking the current ...
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Parsing Channel Entry inside of Low Variable inside of Stash Set

Hrm, me again. Looks like I am having problems with Stash and Parse Order, after all, but on a different variable. Here's my variable: <p class="heading"><b>Our Featured Members</b>...
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Switchee, Stash, Low Variables, Playa and Parse Order

I’m curious about a parse order issue I’m running into with Low Variables and Stash. I have a client site that’s using Switchee, Stash, Low Variables and Playa. I am able to retrieve the custom ...
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Low variables and wyvern

I have created a low variable that uses wyvern for a section of the page, although i cannot get the wyvern content to display at all. My code to call in the variable is : {exp:low_variables:pair ...
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Check playa:child_ids against entry_id || Execute a Matric Column only if XYZ in the first

I have a Matrix field as a Low-Variable. It contains two columns, each Playa-Fields. First Playa-Field: All my sites Pages from my "Page"-Channel. Second Playa-Field: Every Sidebar-Block from my "...
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How to display Select Files field using Low Variables

I have a Low Variable titled lv_accreditations to allow the client to select a series of logos to display in the site footer. The variable is set to Enable Early Parsing and to output a comma ...
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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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Low Variables: must new variable be entered in CP?

I just started using Low-Variables as a Snippet replacement (among other uses of course) because I need Snippets to be saved as files. Now I am wondering if a new Low-Variable always has to be ...
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Playa in a Low Variable and Stash

Ok so I am using a Stash embed / view model approach. I have a custom filed Playa with specific articles for a product. I also have a Low Variable storing a playa of related articles for a category. ...
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Choose a specific low variable based on playa via stub?

Ok I have brands for products stored as a Playa so I can do various things with them...obviously simple things like: {cf_paper_brand} {title} {/cf_paper_brand} However, later I want to include ...
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Low Variables with Matrix and Assets

We've setup LV with a Matrix field, inside of which is an Assets field. When we submit the changes, these are written to the DB but when the page reloads, the Asset field is blank. It appears this ...
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Strange parsing issue after switching from embeds to Low Variables snippets

My coworker and I are baffled by a recent issue that came up when we switched all of our embeds over to Low Variables. The weirdest part is that the issue is happening on his machine, not mine, and we ...
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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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Nesting a Matrix variable type inside textarea variable (Low Variables)

I've got a variable set up as a 2-col Matrix for easy editing of days/hours (for being open). I'm wanting to nest this in another variable, that contains the mark-up for this snippet (so-to-speak). I ...
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Playa not working with Low Variables

I have just updated to Playa 4.4.3. I read there was bug with Low Variables and Playa, and that it was supposed to be fixed on the new Playa release. I can't get Playa to work at all. I've tried ...
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How can I control output order using Low Variables and Playa

I am trying to control the order of my products using Low Variables (2.3.4) and Playa (4.3.3). I have a Low Variable of type Playa name lv_product_order which I use to output the ids in the ...
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How to use Playa in Low Variables?

Given a Playa field in Low Variables called widgets, how would I output the title of each widget? Below is what I'd expect, but it outputs nothing. {exp:low_variables:parse var="widgets"} ...
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Conditional not working in Low Variables/Matrix field

I have a simple Matrix field inside Low Variables. All I want to do is display a message when there are no results, but the conditional isn't working. Am I doing something wrong? {exp:low_variables:...
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How can I use Low Variables to store Freeform data, then call to page dynamically?

I have an existing site with a good number of forms that use Freeform, currently coded directly into the templates. I'd like to pull them out of the templates and into low variable fields, then call ...
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Everytime I save a low variable, it returns the home page

Everytime I click save on low variables page I end up on this url (below) but the homepage of my website is shown and the low variables are not saved. http://locantro.com/admin.php?S=0&D=cp&C=...
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How do I get the full Assets URL from Low Variables?

I'm having trouble getting the full URL to an image using Low Variables and Assets. Using the short name of the variable just returns the file name without the rest of the path. {lv_my_image} renders ...
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Playa tag ignoring child_ids parameter and Low Events parameter

I'm trying to use Low Events in conjunction with a Playa primary tag pair to exclude expired entries from showing up on the site. This is the code I think should work: {exp:channel:entries channel="...