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Re-importing live EE2 Playa/Matrix data into local EE3 upgrade using native Grid/Relationship fields

I’m currently updating an EE2 to EE3 which has a lot of playa / matrix custom fields. On my local ee2 dev site I am about to run the Playa/Matrix importer addon to get duplicate field data into the ...
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How to list all Playa choices for a given entry in a multi-entry listing

I want to create an XML file that can list multiple entries - straightforward enough. But for each entry, I also want to list all of the sibling entries chosen in the Playa field for that entry. That'...
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Playa within a Grid field

I've just installed Playa 4.5 to try and get around an edge case I'm having with searching and EE's native relationship fields. I basically need to have a single relationship dropdown in a grid field (...
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PHP errors after upgrading Playa and EE, error number 1054

We migrated our site to a new server and upgraded from EE 2.5.2 to 2.9. Playa and other add-ons were already installed on the site when I inherited it. I updated Playa according to their instructions ...
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Playa data not displaying

I have recently come across an issue on a site I'm working on. The problem is that a Playa field doesn't seem to be displaying a related entry title. Normally I have no issue whatsoever with Playa ...
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Can't get my conditional to work inside a Playa field

I want to insert a simple exception, using an "if" statement, into the flow of my Playa field's output. But it's not working. Can I get help? Here's the code that works: {prac_area_contact_people ...
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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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Conditional based on content of a nested Playa field works in 2.8.1 but breaks in 2.9.2

I have a conditional statement that checks if anything is selected in a nested Playa field. It worked in EE 2.8.1 but upon upgrading to EE 2.9.2 a parse error occurs: Error You have an ...
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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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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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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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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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Order Playa children by total_parents?

I'd like to show a listing of Playa child entries (child's title + a few custom fields), ordered by their total_parents (total number of parent entries associated with the child entry). The child ...
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Pagination using Structure and Playa entries

Currently on a site using Structure. I've run into a brainteaser I hope someone maybe able to help out with. The site itself makes use of Structures child pages. In my case these child pages relate ...
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Nested html tabs and playa fields please help

I now want to create a second set of pill tabs based on a playa list called up within the first channel entry (called "nwt_2cd_order_location") I am using Zurb Foundation's mark up for responsive ...
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Any reason to buy Playa over the native EE relationship module?

Is there any reason to buy Playa over the relationship module? I have a fairly complex relationship setup and need something to assist. Playa looks good but does it offer anything the native ...
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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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Two playa levels deep and need to come up a playa mid loop

I have a channel with a playa entry within that playa I call a matrix and a playa level i need to come back up a level within the matrix/playa loop. Can any one help me with the correct syntax? ...
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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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Solspace Calendar & dynamic parameters

Does {exp:calendar:events} accept dynamic parameters? I am trying to pass this in: calendar_id="{tunnel_calendar}{entry_id}{/tunnel_calendar}" where {tunnel_calendar} is a PLAYA field but this isn'...
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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 not playing with Zurb Foundation css

I'm getting a conflict when using Playa with Zurb Foundation. I have the playa field in a exp:channel:form tag and it works fine in the current site, which doesn't use foundation, but in the ...
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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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SuperSearch Results for Entries using Playa displaying Entry ID

When I search through SuperSearch and get a result that uses the Playa field the Entry ID ## of the associated field is incorporated. For instance, I'm searching projects which are associated with a ...
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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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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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Expresso Store product form tag not wrapping form content

I've set up an accessory section on a product page. The accessories are being pulled in through a Playa relationship field and are displaying in a table. I discovered an issue when I went to add an ...
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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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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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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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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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Showing Playa field entries in Channel Entries loop

My EE site has 3 ranges of products separated into different channels. I also have a separate channel for featured products, which is basically contains a Playa field for dragging and dropping ...
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Does Playa Children tag support the Categories variable pair from EE Channel Entries module

The below code is parsing the Title & ENTRY ID variables but not the categories pair. The Playa documentation says it supports "nearly all" variables etc for the EE Channel Entries module. {exp:...
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Query and Playa Field

I'm running a query on a playa field and the output is grouping a few values together. I just want to be able to access the second and third parts but am a little confused how to do it. Code: {exp:...
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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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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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Solspace Calendar Archives?

Does anyone know if/how I can create a "yearly" archives list with Solspace Calendar? I've tried searching the web and can't find anything that works. I want to only display the years where there are ...
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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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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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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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Custom URL structure using Playa segments

How can I build a custom URL structure using Playa fields as segments? Like this: http://example.com/templateGroup/template/playaParent/playaChild
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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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Low Variables and Matrix and Playa - Oh My!

I've been searching everywhere and tried many options, so I'm reaching our for some help. I'm Running EE 2.6.1, LV 2.4.2, Matrix 2.5.10 and Playa 4.4.5. I've got a Low Variable called '...
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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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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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