Questions tagged [sync]

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Can't sync .MP3 files

I am trying to upload MP3 files for a site running EE 4.3.8. When I upload via FTP and sync it in file manager I get the following error: The file type you are attempting to upload is not allowed. ...
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Templates syncing between two different environments

We have an EE site that uses one database. That database is used for both production and for development. If we push a new template to our dev environment will we ever run into an issue where the ...
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Any reason not to sync templates to database?

I have a site with a lot of templates. Some are edited right from the control panel, but some are edited from ftp by "save as file". I like to keep a bit of revision history, so that if I accidentally ...
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Keeping Expression Engine DB's In Sync

We have a very large EE installtion for one of our clients. Our server set up / workflow is Local >> Staging >> LIve We need to carry out some work for the client. So we pull the database and files ...
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Synchronise Files programmatically/automatically

I'm using phantomjs via an extension to save a screenshot into an EE file directory, but before it's accessible in the admin area, I need to synchronise files. I can't see anything in the docs for ...
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Why do only certain templates show “No file exists” on Synchronize Templates page?

When I view the Synchronize Templates page, some of my templates consistently show "No file exists" instead of the file edit date. While reviewing permissions, I discovered the files do indeed exist. ...
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“invalid_filename” error when trying to synchronise upload directories [duplicate]

I'm making some changes to an existing ExpressionEngine site which involve moving the system above the web root and using Focus Labs config set up. Because of the new config set up I had to define ...
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invalid_filename error when syncing upload directory

When I tried to synchronize my upload directories I kept getting the "invalid_filename" error for all the files. What is happening and how can I fix it?
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getting data into ExpressionEngine via Channel Entries API

So I'm building a site just now that isn't EE, however, I thought this would be a good time to learn how to get data into EE using the Channel Entries API when I'm under no pressure to get the job ...
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Template file not synchronizing to cms?

I have been given an expressionengine site to work on. This is my first time using expressionengine. I am trying to make some changes to a template file. I have uploaded the file to the webserver. I ...
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Synchronize Templates - I've deleted templates, but they're still listed under the “Design” menu

I have EE configured to save my templates as files. I had several different template groups that I deleted via FTP. I clicked on "Synchronize Templates" and ticked all the boxes, and hit submit. I no ...
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Is there an alternative to using file manager for this scenario?

Here is the scenario: I want to store files (PDFs, DOCX, etc.) using Amazon S3 or similar I want members to login to my site and download these files via a url The link needs to be scrambled ie. www....
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File synchronize completes with no data

I'm working with the basic file upload preferences from inside of the control panel. I'm uploading videos and audio files for a podcast. Some are larger HD files (1gb) some are small mp3s (15mb). The ...
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Sync a channel with google docs spreadsheet

Is there a way to sync a google docs spreadsheet to a certain channel in ExpressionEngine. I know this might be way advanced, and the main problem i see is maintaining unique entry_id when a google ...
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White Screen of Death Syncing Files

I'm trying to sync my folders using the "Sync" feature in File Manager, but as soon as I press it, then on the next screen, hit Submit... I get the EE White Screen?! Why would it do this? It's only ...