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SafeCracker allows you to add Stand Alone Entry Forms (SAEFs) to your website's front end.

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Channel Form is not inserting <p> tags like Channel Entries does; all <p> tags mysteriously gone from entries

When we enter properly formatted HTML into the RTE via the CP, the <p> tags are present. But when we use the {exp:channel:form ...} we lose all the <p> tags but retain all other tags. We'...
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Channel Form - Submit via Ajax with file upload

How do I implement an Ajax implementation on a Channel Form, especially when there is a file needed to be uploaded? I look at an example, but I don't think I really understand how it works.
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Channel form: “The selected author is invalid”

When trying to update the status of an entry through channel form, I get an error that says "The selected author is invalid". Just do be sure it's not a permissions problem due to lack of permissions ...
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matrix - using with channel fields

I am creating a 'dashboard' for my users I use matrix to let them add their employment history. They can update their profile via channel forms but 1 - how can I insert/add data into the matrix ...
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How to add a placeholder attribute to a Matrix cell in a SafeCracker form

I'd like to add a placeholder attribute to a textarea Matrix cell in a SafeCracker form (so I can add some placeholder text to the field that says, 'Add your feedback here...'), and I'm using EE 2.5.5 ...
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Low events field in Channel Form, customising

I'm trying to use the low events fieldtype within a Channel Form for users to submit events. If I use the field shortname {field:myfieldname} it works fine, but I am trying to customise the look of ...
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Assets and Channel Form Upload

Is there a way to see the files I have selected and to be able to remove them if needed from the upload file button? I am using So I selected for this example 2 files and it only says you have "2 ...
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Category dropdown in Channel Form, with parent cats as option group labels?

I'm having a few issues with categories at the moment that seems like it should be simple, but it is not. I have a category set up which contains a list of UK counties. This consists of 4 parent ...
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Possible to upload to S3 when using Assets field in channel form as file input?

Within a channel form, I'm using an Assets field that points to an S3 external source. I'm using the <input type="file" name="assets_field_name"> method (from http://docs.pixelandtonic.com/...
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Channel form submission decryption error

I'm having an issue with EE Channel form, when I post I just get the following error: The form you submitted contained the following errors Decryption of form settings failed. Return to Previous ...
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Channel Form - Control errors on where they should be displayed, inline or not

I am trying to find a way to be able to control where errors show. The native EE Channel Form feature of using error_handling="inline" is good for most cases but not for all. For example, when I ...
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Only outputting one category group with Channel Form

I have 2 categorys assigned to a channel that I want to use with channel form, however I only want to allow the editor to use 1 of these categories when adding a new element via channel form, I've ...
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Auto-create random ‘secure’ (obfuscated) url titles

I have a site in which I'd like to achieve the following: Provide a publicly accessible but obfuscated and hard to guess at URL to which a customer can be referred to, to submit some data via a ...
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Channel Form CSS?

This might be a simple question, but with Channel Forms, the documentation says: <link href="{path=css/_ee_channel_form_css}" type="text/css" rel="stylesheet" media="screen"> I see a ...
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Primary Category {selected} in Channel Form

Primary Category, when used with Channel Forms as per these instructions: http://www.solspace.com/docs/primary_category/using_with_channel_form/, does not function as expected. The problem is that ...
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Simple conditional statement and parse order problem

I'm fairly new to ExpressionEngine, and I hope the problem I'm running into is a simple one to solve. I'll try to illustrate it as best as possible: I have a radio button field (created within a ...
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Channel Form: how to explcitly remove a selected category through a hidden field based on Primary Cateogry value

This is a weird situation I admit. I'm using Channel Forms to make all entries on my site created & editable via the front-end. I have a category group of locations. I use Primary Category to ...
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Channel Form change return & return_url with javascript

I'm upgrading a site from 2.5.5 to 2.7.3 and I am running into an issue migrating one of my safecracker forms. The values for return & return_url were being set using javascript in the ...
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Channel form categories {category_parent} returns ID instead of name?

The the EE docs here: http://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/modules/channel/channel_form/index.html#categories It says the {category_parent} tag should show: "The name of the category ...
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Date input field formatting problem in channel form

# Goal Display multiple entries using {exp:channel:entries} and within each entry use a {exp:channel:form} to allow editing the entry’s content. # Problem Using this method, I’m able to display and ...
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Channel Form with Matrix File Upload Field

EE v2.7.3 Matrix v2.5.8 I have a Channel:Form where I need to do a ton of custom styling, so I have manually built the form markup, using exactly what is rendered out by {field:my_matrix_field}. I ...
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EE 2.7.2 Upgrade - Channel Form File issue

Update to 2.7.2 and keep getting an error in a Channel Form with a file field. The initial error is a javascript error. If I try to click on the "close" I am sent to the top of the page with a hash ...
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Allow user via SafeCracker to choose a member with that member then assigned editorial rights to the entry

I'm trying to build a permissions / approval based app using EE. Effectively user's are assigned trainers. Once the user has passed a skill they login and via SafeCracker would request to be approved ...
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EE 2.73 Channel Forms and Grid - no documentation

I'm trying to figure out how to add an editable grid field to my channel form - there is very sparse (i.e. none) documentation for this at the moment. Basically I just need a logged in user to edit ...
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Channel Form elements not populating entry

I have some checkbox entry fields and select option fields that are not populating my channel entry through my channel form. All the other input fields, including a standard select dropdown, populate ...
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Channel Form (Safecracker) title query

I'm using Channel Form (formerly Safecracker) to generate a new entry using inline error handling. The issue I'm having is if there is a reserved (HTML) character in any of the fields - eg ' - these ...
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Channel Form Dropdown question

I have a Channel with 4 custom fields which represent half hour timeslots (10-10.30, 10.30-11 etc) - the idea is that the field is populated with the logged in users name to marry them up for an ...
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WYGWAM Hangs (504 Gateway Time-out) when adding apostrophe

I have a Channel Form on the frontend that contains a WYGWAM field. The field works fine unless I add an apostrophe. If I do, after hitting submit, it hangs and I get a "504 Gateway Time-out" error. ...
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URL title field is blank on some entries! Help

I have a channel for users to add their own entry via a Safecracker form, it is a live site and there is now 800 odd entries – about 300 of these have slipped by without URL titles, which you can ...
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Freeform Contact form disallowed key characters

first time using the Solspace freeform add on. When i test out the contact form i get a "disallowed key characters" here is my code.. {exp:freeform:form form_name="contact" required="first_name|...
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How can a member edit an entry via a Channel Form but save as a copy?

I'm searching for a solution how a member can edit an entry on frontend, but it should not change the entry on submit, but instead it should create a new entry in the database?
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Adding Category and Subcategories in a multiselect dropdown in Channel Form

I am using channel form to allow users to add a new entry. I need to output a category to allow then to select multiple categories and sub categories. The following code works but it does not order ...
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Channel Form file uploads in Matrix/Grid field not working for guest users

I have created a Channel Form that is intended for guest users (not logged in) to submit information including up to two image files. The form uses a Matrix or Grid field (I've tried both) for the ...
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Custom Date Format with Channel Form + Matrix + Date Fieldtype

We have a channel form setup and it's all working fine. In the form is a matrix field called "job_timings" and we call on it via {field:job_timings} The matrix has two columns - one a text field and ...
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Default Matrix Rows Showing In Channel Form

Is there any way to use Matrix on the front end via a channel form and have 4 rows pre-populated for new entries. Basically, we want to have a 'milestone' date area with one column with the milestone ...
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Assets Channel Form errors

Heyo, I've got an Assets field in a Matrix. I can upload to S3 and Local upload directories while in the CP. When I try to upload to either S3 or local directories in my Channel Form page, I get the ...
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Channel Form return to new window

I would like a channel form return path to open in a new window upon submission. Is there any way to do this? Below is the template code I have: {exp:channel:entries channel="projects" entry_id="{...
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Max length Rule doesn't work for {exp:channel:form}

I have this form tag {exp:channel:form channel="xxxxx" class="form-horizontal row-fluid" date_picker="no" error_handling="inline" include_assets="no" include_jquery="no" ...
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How to return P&T Dropdown option label within Channel Form

I'm having trouble returning the option label within a Channel:form tag. The selected option value returns correctly using {my_drowpdown_field_name}. However, the option label is not returned using ...
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No Collections Found upon submittal of channel:form

I'm getting a "No Collections Found" after submittal of a Channel:Form (safecracker). Googled that phrase + expressionengine and only found the potential of a conflict with Low:Search (installed btw). ...
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Channel Forms edit form with pagination

Sooo I've got a bunch of entries in a channel and the user needs to be able to go through and edit them one by one and move prev and next through them if required. So, ideally I'd probably nest a ...

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