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Modules are the most complex form of ExpressionEngine Add-On. They can have their own database tables, backend control panels, tabs and fields that are included on the publish page, as well as their own tags for use in templates.

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Recommend way to start a php session in an EE module?

What is the recommended way to start a php session in an EE module. I am using EE 2.9.4 and have a custom module. In the constructor I call session_start(). When I look at the cookie that gets ...
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Moblog POP3 problems

Im experimenting with Moblog as would really like to get this to publish short read entries into my site. Ive got it working to some extent, its publishing to channel entries and I could display those ...
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Trying to add items to a Shortlist using my own module

I'm using the Squarebit Shortlist module and extending it to add multiple items at once using my own module. I'm calling shortlist_item_model->add and passing a key array with an entry_id and a ...
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Dealing with Localized/Fixed Dates in EE Module

So I'm working on a module that requires it's own tab in the EE Control Panel edit/publish pages. One of the fields in the module's tab is a date picker. I've got the module saving the date to my ...
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Custom module, get channel_id so I can pass it to function: ee->api_channel_structure->delete_channel()

I am using api_channel_structure I want to correctly set up the uninstall function. To delete a channel I'm creating, I'm calling delete_channel. It requires a channel_id. Fine, but I only have a ...
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Parse custom field data in entry_submission_end_hook

What I'm trying to do is parse the custom field data sent to the entry_submission_end hook. Here's what I was able to dissect out of the channel entries module, but what I'm confused is how to ...
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Problem parsing deep arrays with parse_variables()

I have a problem with the parse_variables() method once my data contains an array at a certain depth: foreach ($cvs->result_array() as $id => $row) { $variables[] = array( 'id' => ...
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Accessing Channel Entries in Module

Ok so here's my idea. I have a site, and for example it's going to have multiple channels with relational data... So like a Cars channel and a features channel. The features will be tied to the cars ...
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Addon development - make visible to Member permissions?

Using EE 3.5.1. I have made a simple extension to allow a logged in user manage a single settings() text field. However, I cannot grant access to this add-on to other Member Groups because it does not ...
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EE5: How to create or update entries in a custom made module

In EE2 I used the channel entries API to create and update entries. In EE5 I can't use it anymore. The only problem is that I can't find any EE5 API functions to create those entries. Are they gone? ...
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EE4 Module Tab on Template Editor Page

Is there a way to add a tab on the publish form within the Template Manager like it is with the Channels? For example, the Template Manager has the default Edit, Notes, Settings and Access form tabs. ...
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Newly Installed Modules not updating

I'm trying to install a new module into ExpressionEngine and no matter what I try, I can't get the new module to show up in the control panel under Add-Ons > Modules. I suspect there is some kind of ...
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Is there an ExpressionEngine current gold price plugin/module?

Client is looking to have a current gold price on their website, looking to see if there is a EE plugin or would anyone recommend a third party plugin? Something just like on this websites header: ...
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Using hooks in EE3 calling methods in extensions from modules

I'm new to hooks, so pardon any ignorance in the questions... So in my extension, (ext.staree.php), I have the following specifying the hook: class Staree_ext { public $hooks = array('...
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How to crop images with the Blocks module?

I was wondering if there's a module/add-on around which lets me crop/resize images with the Blocks module?
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Refine by, returning results back to template

In a new site I am working on, I have a refine section that allows users to select from a range of checkbox questions (around 40 checkboxes, 7 questions). I have currently wrapped these in a form, ...
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Module actions returning "File not found." for staging site, not local site

I am currently developing a website in EE (2.10.3), and everything is working great except one difference between my local version (running on XAMPP) and my staging version on a linux server. I have ...
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Date Input Field in CP View

Is it possible to have a date input field in a control panel view page? Is there any kind of build in javascript library for the date calendar etc? Thank you.
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Module Settings Column

I am creating a competition website. For the competition I am creating a custom module. The module has a cp backend where I want to be able to add some details about the competition. For example, ...
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How to disable the control panel ouput/view in a module, output nothing

I have written a module for expression engine with an admin control panel. I would like to be able to output some content to the screen without showing the control panel output. So just a blank screen....
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Custom module datasource results - Uncaught ReferenceError: name is not defined

In a custom module we are using the Table class with datasource to retrieve the results of some database entries, as per Expression Engine documentation. We have some filters in our module to filter ...
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Can't get CodeIgniter Helpers to work in Custom Module

I have very limited experience developing custom modules for ExpressionEngine, but have managed to get an API integrated and working. Now I am trying to input data via a form, using CodeIgniters Form ...
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HTML to DOCX Plugin?

Is there an HTML to DOCX plugin/module for Expression Engine? I am looking for a solution akin to Shine PDF. We would like to allow users to download PDF or Word doc versions of their content. The ...
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How can we create custom capability for a member group so that we can check in our module and give access to it

I am creating a module for a simple form submission. In admin, I am showing a table view of all entries. I have a specific member group "pitch" who can access only that module. In addition they can't ...
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Import data into EE database in a module - matrix error

I am importing data from another site via a module i am building. The channel I am importing to has a matrix field. I am doing this like so: ee()->load->library('api'); ee()->api-&...
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Using a custom jquery plugin in a custom module

To use a jquery plugin in a control panel view the following is used in the module's mcp file: ee()->cp->add_js_script(array('plugin' => 'dataTables')); however I have a custom jqueru ...
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Add/Edit Form in Custom Module

Developing a form using custom module for members to update football match day statistics. These include team sheets, goals substitutions. I have been able to get the team sheets working grand but ...
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Call EE publish from another module and prepopulate some fields

I have a custom module that members update team and player information. I would like to use a channel for publishing match reports rather than code it into the module. Is it possible to call the ...
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New posting notification for certain member group

We have a developed a new academic forum on our site and would like to generate an email to the academic members alerting them that a new posting has been made. I realise that Administrators and ...
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MoreEvents Module - Templates

it's good to see the answers from Brad on issues with MoreEvents. I have been trying to work with the module but wondered if my installation was ok or not. Can anyone tell me if the module was ...
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UTM Link Generator Module For EE2

I need to implement UTM tags to all of the links I have in my site to track their progress, campaigns, sources etc. The following tags are being used to build a UTM tagged link: utm_campaign ...
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Solspace Ratings Pagination Links Variable Pair

I read in the old solspace forums that the the rating module would support the ee variable pairs {pagination_links} {/pagination_links} But when i add them ton the template only the tag {...
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Can't get Discussion Form Update to run

I'm attempting to upgrade my EE Discussion Form Module from version 3.1.8 to 3.1.14 in my EE 2.7.3 environment. I followed the upgrade instructions, but when I access the Add-ons > Modules > ...
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Unable to load the requested language file

I'm using EE 2.6.1 and the default language is Dutch. When installing a module it seems that a specific lang file should be added in the language directory. I don't know which modules add lang files. ...
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Champagne 2 - Fatal error: Call to a member function was_successful() on a non-object

Recently I've installed and configured the champagne 2 module from Chris Newton(http://devot-ee.com/add-ons/champagne-2) everything worked fine but when I wanted to send my new campaign I did get a ...
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Error trying to access Modules

I get this error (see attached) when trying to access the 'Modules Panel'. Has anyone got any idea why this is happening?
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A PHP Error using Champagne 2 Module

I have loaded the Champagne 2 (Mighty Big Robot - no support) Module to EE and when I try and use it I just get a bunch of PHP errors listed below. Looks like it might be some sort of conflict. Any ...
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