Questions tagged [low-variables]

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

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LV, Matrix fieldtype with an Assets fieldtype in column

I have a Low Variable with a Matrix field type. Inside one of the columns I have an Assets field type. Seems to work on and off. I could load my template, image is displayed. I could refresh the ...
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Low Variables aren't displaying in the Matrix dropdown

This is the second site I've had this problem on, but when I set a matrix field to low variables, I set the grouping I want, add a low variable to that group, but when I go to the entry, the dropdown ...
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{current_time format=“%Y”} not working with Low Variables

I've got a low variable which is correctly parsing channel entries tags, but for some reason will not parse {current_time format="%Y"} no matter what settings I use (early parsing on/off). All it ...
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Is this a hosting/database issue not an EE issue?

I just want to confirm that the interminttant issues on this site not rendering (blank page) and this error are related to web hosting and not EE/Low Variables 2.3.4: Error Number: 1 Can't create/...
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How do I use low variable to create a yearly archive?

I am trying to use low variables to create a dynamic page that shows all the entries from a given year and am having some difficulty in creating the resulting dynamic page.
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Problems getting Wygwam's has_excerpt feature working with Low Variables

I'm using Low Variables (2.3.3) with a Wygwam (2.7) variable type. Is it possible to get the has_excerpt functionality working in this setup? I've tried the following code but it ignores it and just ...
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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-...
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Matching a Low Variable matrix field with custom channel field

Hopefully this will be easy to sort. One of my custom channel fields is a select dropdown. I have created a low variable matrix field, which contains two columns. Column 1 is "Name" & Column 2 ...
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Low Variable as email address for Freeform

I'm wanting to use a Freeform across multiple MSM sites, using a low variable to change the admin notifier for each site. Currently the code is as follows:- {exp:freeform:composer inline_errors="yes"...
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Playa and Low Variables for Featured section of Home page

I am trying to use Low Variables, Playa, and a "Features" channel to allow me to select which (3-4) features will be displayed on the Home page. The intent is that either a News, Project, or (...
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Problem with Expresso or Rich Text fields inside a Matrix inside a Low Variable

I have a Low Variable that is set as a Matrix field. Inside of my Matrix, I have a field set as an Expresso field. When I view the edit variable screen, the Expresso toolbar doesn't show up -- the ...
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Low Variable and conditional logic generating silent database queries

I’ve discovered a tricky question about parse order and low variables I’ve run into. This is a code base I’ve inherited, so I’m not sure how best to handle. (My apologies in advance; I am neither an ...
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Select list of existing content pages using Low Variables/Structure?

When entering content, is there a way to mistake-proof entering links to other url-titles on the site without entering the full URL? I am setting up an EE website using Structure and Low Variables. ...
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Assets used in Matrix as Low Variable doesn't get updated [closed]

Can someone else who updated to latest Assets 201 try this on your install? I have a Matrix as Low Variable and inside I have a column with Assets, that Assets doesn't get updated on submiting. Assets ...
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user editable Freeform emails

I'm building an event registration website at the moment and I'm looking for a way to allow the site owners to modify the content of emails sent by Freeform (v3 free version). As I'm using Low ...
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Early Parsed Low Variable inside Channel Tags

I have a couple Low Variables I'm using similar to the traditional embed template method. This variable has query module tag to find prev/next entry, but since it's within the channel tag I'm having ...
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Why is this Low Variable in a snippet not parsing?

I have a snippet that I use on nearly every page of a site. I need to give the admins some control in the fallback source of an image in that snippet. Now I know there is a parse order issue here as ...
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What is parse order and how does it affect how my template is coded/rendered?

What exactly is parse order and how does it impact my template code and whether I should use embedded templates, global variables, snippets, low variables, stash or any other method that I may not ...

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