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Simplify segment conditional documentation

Exist an interesting method to simplify a multiple conditional: If you want to execute the code when url_title not equal to "portfolio" neither equal to "photos" use this condition: {if segment_2 != ...
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Matching more than one segment

Matching one URL segments always works fine but is possible to match more than one? For example this works: {if segment_2 == "page"}nav-expanded nav-active{/if} But this does not: {if segment_2 == ...
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“URL Segment Support” configs on Apache mod-PHP 7.2 server

I'm moving a site from Nexcess to Google Cloud hosting, and it appears the server doesn't support URL segments by default. What do I need to have my web hosting do in order to enable this? They said ...
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Why is the OR not working in a conditional statement?

Running EE 3.5.15 I am trying to show content based on URL segment and the following is not working correctly: {if "{segment_2}" != "portfolio" || "{segment_2}" != "photos"} <p>Conditional ...
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convert segments from archive url to date variable and use in template

Trying to grab the month and year from URL on an archive page (i.e /blog/2017/02) and convert to a date variable and display as such in template "February, 2017." Using EE3. Open to add-on or out of ...
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Managing multiple segments in template routes

For one of my templates, I need two extra segments. If I have the following in template routes, the page only loads if there is 1 segment. /gallery/{alpha_dash} If I add the following, it fails: /...
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404 Redirect when there are too many segments

Having some issues forcing a 404 redirect when there are too many segments. Here is the page I am working on http://syntropy.highimpact.com/case-studies/aurora-flight-sciences/ I'm using the ...
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Segment Variables & Case Sensitivity

I'm having an issue with case sensitivity in URL's. I have a template that includes a channel entries tag that loads a structure entry, a structure nav that starts from segment_1, and a {...
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Activate Active Class on Menu When On Current Page

The code below shows all the pages in that channel active. I just want to show the page the users is on. As it is set up now all the items in the menu are .active. What am I doing wrong. <div ...
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template_group and template_name not matching segment_1 and segment_2

Using EE 3.0.5 http://example.com/documentation/style_guide template_group: documentation template_name: index segment_1: documentation segment_2: style_guide The style_guide template is not ...
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loading country code selection javascript file once per site visit

On my website I am displaying a country specific icon for the visitor. I'm doing this by setting a data-country variable in the head of the html document and loading a javascript file that sets the ...
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SyntaxError on identitcal pages

I have two pages serving up the exact same static page. I get an error on the second page, but I can’t figure out why. No error: jatecson.com/information Error: jatecson.com/set/images I get this ...
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EE and Structure nested entries

I'm using Expression Engine 2.7.2 and Structure 3.3.17 and am having a problem creating a nested URL structure. I have one Channel "Landing Pages" whose entries point to the template /region/index ...
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Can channels be loaded dynamically based on url segments

Im constructing a website with four 'microsites' that have roughly identical page structures. Another relevant point here is that while the content and page structures will be effectively identical, ...
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Multi-Language lang switch Transcribe

I have a issue with my language switcher when i'm in a entry page. In this page, i rewrite the last-segment url witch is my product name with this script : <?php $outvar = ""; $...
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Compare url segment and category name with conditional

I'm trying to write a conditional so that the I can output an active css class when the url segment is the same as the category name. Because the url segment includes dashes between each word and ...
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require_entry problems with more than 2 segment

www.cooking/recipes/apple_pie The first Expression Engine segment (recipes) represent the recipes channel, and the second segment represent an entry (here apple_pie) If an entry doesn't exist or is ...
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IF conditional using segment_url leave a blank space in text

In creating page titles based on URL segments (for list pages), we have utilized conditionals that point to the segment urls for conditional inclusion. HOWEVER when the page source is viewed (and the ...
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404 redirect not working, sending to another segment

I'm having problems with a template sending a missing page to another segment rather than the 404 page. For example, The URL below would give us our Disney Ship. WEBSITE/cruises/disney/ships/...
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Using Category URL Title in Segment 1

Is it possible to use category_url_title in the first segment without having to create a template group for each category? I'd just like to link to categories on the fly using the first segment (site....
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Can I do math on segment variables?

I want to build a very simple linear survey with multiple choice questions. Each answer will be assigned a numeric value and I was hoping to pass that value via segment variables. So at the end of ...
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Setting a category from segment in .xls download template

We've set up a template to download an .xsl file of entries in a number of specific categories (with much help in this SE thread) - all works fine if we hardcode the category ID but if we tray to make ...
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Can you use segment variables with the Pages Module?

I have a very specific URL structure I'm trying to set up: city-segment/venue-segment ex. houston/the-bar "city-segment" pulls from a City Channel while "venue-segment" pulls from a Venue Channel. ...
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Unable to select entry by last segment

I have the following code: {if segment_1 == 'special-offers'} {exp:channel:entries channel="products" dynamic="no" url_title="{last_segment}"} <link rel="canonical" href="{...
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Using url segments to display content

I am building a newsletter template that will display between 5 and 7 articles. My client will get to choose which articles will display by putting the entry_id's in the url (ex. http://site.com/...
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Dynamically setting case value with switchee

I'm wanting to dynamically populate a switchee value, I've tried using an embed, but it seems the parse order means this won't work so I'm looking for aternative ideas, this is the code we've tried: {...
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No segment variables - Zoo Triggers and MSM

We running a site which uses MSM and Structure. To get around the 'category' issue in Structure, we've added Zoo triggers, which works great on the default_site but not so well in the MSM sites. In ...
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Displaying Entries by Category name not working

I'm using Low Seg2Cat and I'm trying to display a list of entries by their Category Name. if I use the category id I can pull the entries, however using the Category name is a no go. {exp:channel:...
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URL Segments Keep Building Up (Using Navee)

URL segments keep building up with each link I click -- Never had this issue occur before. Navee include: {exp:navee:nav nav_title="main"} The first time I click the link, it works fine: When ...
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Third segment / last_segment “success” not working?

I am attempting to display a message when the last segment equals "success"... I've done this many times before and for some reason I am having some trouble. I need an extra eye perhaps? Below is my ...
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Pass segments to variables in exp channel entry

I have the following structure: A link - a href="/year/1991"> 1991 /a And inside the YEAR template is this: {exp:channel:entries channel="channel" limit="10" search:year_event_field="=1991"} {...
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Circumventing the maximum number of segments limit

It says in a support thread that Expression Engine has a maximum number of segments allowed that can't be changed (I can't think of a reason why they would need to do so). I can't change the ...
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EE reading path variables as subfolders/subpages and giving 404 error. What am I missing?

I've got a page: /events/ that I'd like to pass year and month into: /events/2014/07/ ...and access them ({segment_1}, etc) in the template being used for that page. But when I go to the url http://...
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Best practices: Location-aware Navigation in EE2?

Recently upgraded an older Expression Engine site from 1.x.x to 2.7.3, and looking to upgrade to 2.9.0 and optimize some of the slower code. One of the issues I'm working on is getting rid of a lot ...
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Remove question mark in URL with “Force URL query strings” enabled

in one of my sites I had to enable "Force URL query strings" because my hosting provider doesn't have "URL Segment Support" enabled. I don't have the permissions to change Apache configuration file ...
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I need more than 10 segments

Does anyone know of a predefined way to increase the number of URI segments ExpressionEngine allows before it throws an error. This is currently set to 10 and I'm sure I could hack the core to achieve ...
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Security on a redirect page for a short URL service

I'm setting up a simple short url service which utilises a template (code below) to forward the user to the correct page based on an entry id in the URL. The following code is based on EllisLab's ...
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Using Dynamic URL's in {Segment_1}

Is it possible to use dynamic urls in {segment_1}. I prefer not to use a plugin and might opt for a mod_rewrite solution but I am curious if this is possible out of the box. For example... http://...
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Inconsistent URL paths

Having some issues with paths on my build, i get a different output using {site_url} to {path='site_index'}, {site_url} outputs the correct value but {path='site_index'} outputs the correct value with ...
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Adding Category in URL link

How do I include the category name in the URL and have that link work? I have a blog channel with a category called 'news'. I need the url to be - www.mysite/news/blog-post-heading. I currently am ...
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Conditionally targeting the 404 template

When I get a 404 page, the URL in the browser remains pointing to the page I was trying to reach. ie. the address bar will show domain.com/unreachable-page not domain.com/404. Which is fine and, I ...
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Entries list without know ID of Category - want to usw category_url_title

In my URL I have the category (segment_2). And now I want a list with all entries from this category. If I use category="8" its fine, but in my URL isn't a ID... it's the {category_url_title}. {...
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if last segment equals url title

I am trying to show an active class if an entry is being viewed but my conditional's are not working: {if last_segment == '{url_title'} class="active" {/if} I am using an embed of a list of ...
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Long URL's and templates

I'd like to use some templates to display content at segment 4 of the URL. http://example.com/news/world/australia/melbourne News and World have their own templates and Australia is channel entry ...
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If statement on segment eq url_title - strange behavior

My goal was to mark current/active article on the list. Code looks like: <ul class="list-plain"> {exp:channel:entries channel="products" category="{segment_3_category_id}" orderby="title" sort="...
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Google indexing weird EE URL's

One of our clients is having a problem with Google indexing incorrect URL's. The shop templates are using something like... {if segment_2 != "" AND segment_3 == "" AND segment_4 == ""} Parent ...
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Using Low Events with Seg2Cat?

Trying to build a simple event filtering system with categories (Seg2Cat) and dates. This is my current approach (which does not work): {exp:low_events:entries channel="events_submitted|...
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Search in Grid field - Relationship

I have a question concerning the function of research in Grid field, specifically on a relationship field. Here's my problem: I have a grid field for a product catalogue, with many fields for each ...
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Plugin to format url_segment as a decimal

Need to take the final url segment which is in the form of group/index/1030 and format it to be 10.30 to signify a time. Anyone know of a plugin? The only ones I've found format it as a price and ...
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Remove segment and segment parts out of url

Alright I seem to hit rock bottom, and can't figure this out. I've googled and read several solutions here, and can't seem to implement them in my situation. This is probably an .htaccess solution, ...