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Playa upgrade error in EE 2.9

I've just upgraded to EE 2.9 and trying to update Playa to 4.5. When I go to Fieldtypes -> Playa I get this error: A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 1060 Duplicate column name '...
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How to move all Playa relationship to EE relationships

I need to move all playa relationships to EE relationships. What is the best way to do this? I have not been able to find anything online explaining a process or how to approach this. All I know is ...
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DB error after upgrading to Playa 444: Duplicate column name 'parent_var_id'

After updating an EE 2.5.5 site to the latest playa 4.4.4., an error showed up when trying to access the FieldType settings screen. A Database Error Occurred Error Number: 1060 Duplicate ...
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Site failing after update to Playa 4.4.2

I'm in the process of updating my local and staging-environments to EE2.6. I've just updated Matrix, Wygwam and Playa to their latest (EE2.6 compatible) versions, and I'm now getting these errors on ...
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Related entries using Playa

We have Playa installed on our site and I wanted to use it to create a Related Articles box. Here is the code I have in an embedded template: <!-- Related Articles Box --> {if ...
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Error - Playa’s var_prefix parameter

I'm having trouble getting this error resolved: .... is using the deprecated {child:url_title} tag. Please use Playa’s var_prefix parameter instead This is my code: {exp:playa:parents field="...
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Limit total returned entries - problem

We are having a problem limiting entries correctly. Our original code: {exp:channel:entries channel="daily-deals" search:monday-deal="not IS_EMPTY" parse="inward" orderby="random"} {if monday-...
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Filter Playa List by Custom Field

I was able to successfully show a custom field in the Playa list by adding this snippet to the views/entry.php: <?=$this->db->select('field_id_XX')->where('entry_id', $entry->entry_id)-...
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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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Getting reverse related entries via Playa

I have a channel called "products" which contains a Playa field called "chemistry-group". This field allows a relationship between a product and one or more chemistries. For instance, "Copper Iodide" ...
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Using Playa field to order channel entries list

I tried ordering a channel entries tag pair by a playa field (that is single entry relationship), like so: {exp:channel:entries channel="channel_name" orderby="playa_field_name" sort="asc"} looped ...
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Playa + Pagination = nothing… Why?

I guess I'm missing something obvious since I haven't found any question on this subject… I'm trying to paginate results from exp:playa:parents tags to no avail… That's what I got: {exp:playa:parents ...
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Playa update fails for EE2.6 & Playa 4.4.5

I am running EE2.6.1 and want to upgrade my Playa addon from version 4.1.0.3 to 4.4.5. I was running into the same errors as posted previously here, then reverted back to the previous Playa version ...
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Playa 4.4.2 MSM - No entries exist for this related channel

After upgrading to Playa 4.4.2 on ExpressionEngine 2.5.5 (Big client and quite reluctant to update to 2.6 until any issues are ironed out) we started getting "No entries exist for this related channel"...
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Nesting Playa tags several levels deep?

Does anybody know of a solution to nested playa tags? Currently I believe that the only way to retrieve playa entires from within another playa tag pair is to use an embed, is this still the case? ...
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Matrix_ext/channel_entries_tagdata

I have a template which channel's custom fields do not use neither Matrix nor Playa, but the template debugger shows about 60-70 times: Calling Extension Matrix_ext/channel_entries_tagdata Calling ...
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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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Stash & EE - compare 2 lists?

Can’t seem to find out how this is possible, but is there a way to compare and see differences between 2 stash set_list arrays? For instance: {exp:stash:set_list name="location_list" parse_tags="yes"...
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Playa and Zoo Visitors conditional to check a match does give an error

I use Zoo Visitors and the Zoo channel has a Playa field which relates to a Customers channel. A logged in user may only see entries he has been assigned to. The conditional to check if the customer ...
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Matrix no results equivalent?

I have a Matrix field (parent) in a channel set to have exactly 4 rows. The rows feature a Playa drop-down. These will serve as promotional tiles in the page templates to cross-promote other pages in ...
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How can I remove filter options in Playa?

In my Playa field I've set a specific Channel, Author, and Status that the user will be able to filter on when on the EE publish page in the control panel. However it still presents a filter option to ...
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Playa Parents entry_id using child ids

I must be looking at code for too long. I'm sure there's a simple solution to this. I have a regular page entry, where I select an organization through a playa single select. An organization entry ...
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Server Migration : New Lines in Playa Tag Pair Breaking Templates

I have an issue where the same template - specifically Playa tag pair - works on one server, but not on another. I just used the Plesk migration manager to move from a Media Temple DV 3.5 to DV 4. ...
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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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Categories not appearing in playa:children

One of the main templates on my site, the product page, has a single products channel entry, and up to 3 playa children (also products). I'm trying to get the categories for playa children. Here's my ...
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Problems Limiting within an Embed [duplicate]

We seem to be having some problems limiting within an embed. 2 Channels: Daily-Deals (approx 50 listings), Business-Listing (approx 10,000 listings). Each daily deal is related to a single ...