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A commercial add-on for creating relationships.

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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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How to pull {category_url_title} from related content

Wondering how I can pull {category_url_title} back from a Matrix field {recipes-related} that uses PLAYA related entries for {left} and {right}. I have this but doesn't pull the Category URL Title ...
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How to show a certain page based on the selection of prior two pages

First page would be 10 street light bases to select from. Next page would be available light posts to select from (not all light posts are available for each base). Then the final page would be a ...
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EE3 Relationships VS Playa

I know the EE3 Relationship fieldtype is now more powerful. Does Playa 5 for EE3 still have advantages compared to the new EE3 Relationships? Is Playa 5 worth it?
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Using Playa passing values

I am trying the following with no luck <?php $category = "{exp:cat2:id category_url_title='{segment_4}'}"; ?> {exp:playa:parents channel="article|blogs|calendar_events|contests|podcasts|videos" ...
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Reduce queries of Matrix with nested Playa fields

I need to display a tour itinerary which is put together in a Matrix field where the first column selects the day of the itinerary and another column is a Playa field that relates to entries in a ...
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Playa broken in MySQL > 5.7.4

Since v5.7.5 MySQL returns errors for certain badly formed SQL statements. As such Playa v4.5.2 will throw errors.
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Pull through entries that are not in playa

Is it possible with the playa field to pull through entries that aren't selected. The idea is, I want to be able to pull through the entries that are selected and give them a tick icon, and then also ...
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Super search with Playa and Matrix

I'm currently building a product website with a Super Search search, which needs to find keywords in Matrix data through a Playa field. My structure is looking like this: Channel Product - Custom ...
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Fetch first image of entry?

I want to fetch the first image of an entry, as I have a list of entries (generated by the Playa-plugin) und want to show an image to each entry. I am running EE2. Is there any idea or hint? Thanks! ...
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Playa lists own entry as relationship 100 times

I have some template code that used to work: {exp:playa:children field="blog_related_entry" limit="5"} {if count == 1} <ul class="no-bullet"> <li>Related Entries</li> {/if} <...
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Expression Engine conditional statements not behaving as expected

I'm really very new with expression engine, so bear with me: I have an exp:playa:parents call, and I need to set the category conditionally. I have the following: {exp:playa:parents ...
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Matrix Playa MSM limit playa children to once per loop

I am running EE 2.5.2 Playa 4.3.3 Matrix 2.4.3 I have a matrix field inside channel entries pair tag. The first column in that matrix is a playa field type. That playa field relates to a ...
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Playa: Complex, nested and filtered

EE 2.10.1 Playa 4.5.2 Stash 2.6.7 I'm building out a particularly complex single entry page and can't seem to wrap my head around how to approach what needs to be done. I have a Trips channel with ...
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Outputting a Matrix inside of a Playa field

I've found a couple other posts regarding same issue, but can't seem to resolve with any solutions out there. Everything is outputting fine except content in tag pair {studies_outline_block}, which ...
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Unable to open entries after creating Playa field

I have just installed Playa but after I created a Playa field I can't edit or publish any entries in the admin panel anymore. When I try to publish or create an entry I get a spinner until it ends ...
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EE3 and Playa - do they work together

I don't see anything in the change log or mentioned on the Pixel and Tonic website. Does Playa work with ExpressionEngine 3?
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Playa in a matrix column P&T example

I've been trying to use the sample code from Pixel and Tonic for accessing playa data in a matrix field (ee2.10, playa 4.5.2, matrix 2.6.1). They provide a very clear example which I cannot get to ...
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Getting list of Zoo Visitor entries with No Playa Parents and Solspace Super Search Result

I'm trying to get a Super Search results loop that only displays entries with No Parents... I'm currently pulling out all the results and just showing a label for the entries that don't have a Playa ...
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Return PLAYA field name?

Is there any way to return the playa field's name (or an ID / short name / anything similar) within a playa loop? I basically need to pull two different playa fields, but treat them differently. ...
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Replacing Entries: Updating Playa/Wygwam from {page_x} to {page_y}?

Let's say you've got a bunch of entries in the "Original Generic Page" channel, which are getting replaced by pages with the same URLs in the "New Generic Page" channel. Assume also that entries are ...
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How to pass sql entry_ids to playa?

I trying have a SQL query pass some information to a playa. I can fetch the entry ID and even the field output, but can't pass to exp:playa: Here is a cleaned up snippet of the call {exp:query sql="...
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DB Error after Playa upgrade in EE2.10

I had an error after upgrading and fixed is as suggested in right here. In this thread, the issue seems fixed, but for me, not just yet. Now I've got a similar, but not the same, error: Error Number:...
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Conditional with Low Variables, Matrix and Playa

I've gone every which way to get the following conditional to work, but it never renders the if:else variable: <!-- matrix field --> {show_override_age_policy} <!-- loop through Playa ...
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getting the Matrix rows of a Playa entry

I have the following Stash variable list to get the related author of an article {exp:stash:set_list name="my_list" parse_tags="yes" parse_depth="2"} {exp:playa:children var_prefix="children" ...
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Playa Title Changes and Native Search

Using Playa setup in a standard way… (ex. I have a channel of Videos and a channel of Papers. In the Video entry, the admin has a playa where they drag over any related Papers.) The issue I've ...
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How to stop auto-increment on either MX Title Control or Title Master

Both MX Title Control and Title Master add an auto-increment value for each relationship entry for the same name. Is there any way to prevent that? It causes a problem in my site. Or maybe there's ...
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Channel Entries API title issue

I'm using Expression Engine's Channel Entries API and am having an issue with it. User can add credits to their name. The storing of these credits work fine. If they choose to update their profile ...
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Update Playa field using Charge action

I am using the Charge add-on to connect a website to Stripe payments. I have an action setup whereby a channel entry is created. There are five fields in the channel, four of the fields are text ...
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Playa - PHP error after moving server

I have a site using 2.5.3 . I've moved this site to a new server and when logged onto the control panel, I get the following error on the front page of the site: A PHP Error was encountered ...
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Parsing code in a textarea field pulled in with Playa

I am trying to allow a user the ability to select code snippets (widgets?) to show in a sidebar area on a page-by-page basis. These snippets could have plain old HTML code or could be EE channel ...
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Playa DB field structure

This question is more of I'd like to know rather than an issue for me right now. In the table exp_channel_data Playa fields store a string using the following fields from the relationship channel ...
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Sort a Matrix using a Playa field inside the Matrix?

I have a Matrix field with a Playa field in it. I'd like to sort the output of the Matrix using a text field from the Playa field. Is that possible? Here's my code; I'd like to be able to sort by {...
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Playa fields not parsing tags

after moving my site from one production environment to another, Im getting strange results in a Playa field. the tags are not being parsed, but values have been set. what causes this sort of ...
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Change in output for playa:parents inside Stash when going from PHP 5.3.x – 5.4.x

This template works fine on PHP 5.3.x: {exp:stash:set parse_tags="yes" conditionals="yes"} {stash:st_content} {exp:channel:entries channel="people" url_title="{segment_3}" dynamic="no"...
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How to get the url_title of parent using Playa?

I need to generate a unique id for Playa child element so that an accordion works properly. For example: {exp:playa:children field="doctors_locations"} <a href="#id-{count}-{url_title}" class="...
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Programatically add entryID to another entries playa field

I'm looking to set up a situation where a user can visit an entry and create a related entry. The original entry will be the parent, the new entry the child. The issue is the 'related' entry needs to ...
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I'm having trouble getting simple IF statements within a Playa tag to evaluate properly

Channels and Fields Summary: Tours channel - stores a list of all Vacations the site offers tour_specials field - a Playa field, linked to the Specials channel indicating which Special Offers apply ...
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Dynamically filter Playa field based on children of current selection in another Playa field

I want to publish a channel entry that enables members to select entries that are related through a Playa relations. For example I have a channel that members will use to create a entry (let's call ...
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Playa field in SAEF

We want to have a playa field in a front end standalone entry form (SAEF). However we want the related entry to be automatically be selected based on the entry ID in a segment. If an entry ID is not ...
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Playa with large number of entries +20,000

I'm using a Channel Form to enable members to create/edit entries. One of the requirements is to select Relationships between entries. I have a channel containing over 20,000 government agencies and I ...
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Database Error when upgrading Playa

I've been performing an ExpressionEngine upgrade from v2.5 to 2.9.2. Everything seems to be going well except for the db error I get when upgrading playa. Playa appears to be working, but I get the ...
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Adding playa entry into field (e.g. related gallery)

Anyone know the best way to add a playa related entry (in this case a gallery) directly into a post area (wygwam or richtext field for example)? I need to have flexibility here, so could be 1 or 20 ...
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Showing parents of parents of parents, using Playa to build a pedigree chart

I am afraid that this is rocketscience for me, I do not understand the principle. I must show related entrees, and their related entrees, and their etcetera. In a grid, like a pedigree chart Let me ...
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How to deal with 'sort by' on author field (playa) where there are multiple authors

I have a project where we display a table of books and a column in that table represents a playa field where 1 or more related authors may be selected. I would really like to then be able to sort on ...
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Templates with playa returning blank pages

I have a fully-functioning EE site (which I didn't build) but I am migrating over to a new server, and everything is operating as it should with the exception of pages that have playa code in it. If ...
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Complex nested playa relationships

I'm building a site where I'm having trouble wrapping my head around the logic needed to accomplish what I would like to do. I have three channels: Brands, Regions, Business Unit. Brands have a ...
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no_parents/no_results Using playa entry results based on a url segment, want to display no results

I have a list that builds based on the URL segment. Sometimes there no entries for the segment and need to display "no results". I have tried several varations on this and nothing seems to work. Any ...
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Deep content structure. Entries at each level (Categories, Relationships or Playa?)

If you had this structure Main - Channel + Entry + Related/categories Entries Main Sub - Entry + Related/categories Entries Sub - Entry + Related/categories Entries Article Entry Where each ...
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Playa field with the same data

I have a playa field into an entrie for a channel written by teachers. I'd like to prevent when a teacher uploads the same 'link' multiple time in different lessons that the 'link' is NOT shown ...