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Assets errors with MySQL 5.7.X

The problem is that many developers don't know how to write compliant SQL statements - they're software developers who find themselves also filling the role of database developers. This problem crops ...
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PHP error when using Low Variables with Grid and Assets

Okay, this definitely is an Assets issue, but here's a temporary fix. Open up ft.assets.php and look up the grid_replace_tag method, around line 1771. In there, you can see this line of code: $...
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Matrix Total Rows Column Search Conditional

EE simply removes any tags corresponding to custom fields that have no data. So by the time EE is ready to parse the outer {if} conditional, it will look like this: {if > 0} Try wrapping the ...
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Assets 2.3.2 Lib file - Causes PHP error

Ugh, wasn't logged in properly.... They sent me this on email support: If you could just replace line 814 in Assets_lib.php file with if (!(count($full_folder_list) == 1 && reset($...
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Assets out of memory

Fixed: I found ini_set('memory_limit', '64M'); in /system/expressionengine/third_party/assets/sources/s3/source.s3.php and changed it to 1024M
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Assets: Cannot upload file using "simple file input" method

This is due to a change in how EE validates Channel Form fields (not sure when this was implemented). When you upload a file via a file field, that field name isn't actually populated in the $_POST ...
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Deployment server feautures

Suggest you contact the hosting provider recommended by EllisLab: https://ellislab.com/community/hosting Also read this whitepaper supplied by them: https://www.nexcess.net/expressionengine/hosting-...
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Unable to use Assets in in HTTPS

It's also worth noting that using protocol relative ( //domain.com ) will work in most situations. This allows you to not have to hardcode a protocol specific url. Helpful when you're using the same ...
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Unable to use Assets in in HTTPS

Just make sure your site url and all of your url paths in your admin > general configuration are https:// and also go to your content > file > file upload preferences and make sure that the url path ...
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Multiple Content-Elements with Assets-elements breaking on what seems to be a specific number of images

Open up ft.assets.php file (located at third_party/assets/ft.assets.php), find the method "replace_element_tag" and add this as the first line in that method: $this->EE->load->...
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Assets in a Matrix can't select files from a subfolder

Ok, for some reason, the Assets index was outdated for that folder, showing a weird mixture of old and current folders and files. I'm still not sure I'm ok with the ease at which both EE and Assets' ...
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Assets v2.4 producing error when saving an entry after upgrade from EE v2.4 to EE v2.9

I'm using SuperSearch and getting the same issue, it appears that 'entry_id' is no longer being set in the settings array. I've fixed/patched for now by simply replacing line 2214 in the ...
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Can't save large matrix field

1) read server logs 2) turn debugging on in index.php This should help you understand better where the problem is. I have lots of issues like that and Usually it is a matter of server configuration ...
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Working with staging server and production server - can they share the same Assets locations?

I have a client that has a similar setup with Assets and S3 and it works without issues, content created on local, dev, staging has no issues being added to the live site or any combination of that. ...
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How to trigger P&T Assets to Update Indexes from a template

I got an email back from Andris at P&T with the following: Hey Rowan. Indexing generally refers to a bunch of files - seems to me that you'd be doing that one file at a time. You should ...
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Missing thumbnails in Assets

It turns out my database.php file had an extra blank line at the beginning. (see that extra line?) And this was corrupting output in EE. Any php file that is included (called by the main php file) ...
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Assets in Grid In Low Variables - multiple files

I reported this bug to Pixel & Tonic, and they right away got working on a "duct-tape" type fix. It seems, to get this working, in Assets 2.6, you can change line 1810 of system/expressionengine/...
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Limit S3 Upload Size in P&T Assets?

Sorry, Kristen, Assets does not have that feature.
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Migration from Assets to native File Manager

It depends upon what you call 'easy'. It can be done, but is quite complicated, and AFAIK none has written a utility to do this migration for you (though it probably could be created). Assets bases ...
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Migration from Assets to native File Manager

I've been working on upgrading an EE2 6-site MSM installation up to EE5 and in the process realised that Assets now requires a separate license for each site. So to save myself $600 I wrote a script ...
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{filedir_X} variable for Assets S3?

No there's not, but there's nothing stopping you from using a global variable for this purpose.
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Assets images and Content Elements with conditionals to control number of images displayed

It's always the way - you solve you're own question after posting but Ive left it up in case anyone else might struggle with this for some reason. I got it to work with the following code, a mixture ...
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Assets orderby Title

Nope. According to the docs you can only order by file_id, name, folder, date, and size.
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Can I link an entry to an Assets folder, instead of adding files?

I could not find a solution, so I wrote a fieldtype that allows linking an entry to an Assets folder. You can now create multiple folders and sub-folders, then link an entry to different parent ...
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Expression Engine, Assets, ExpressoStore

If you are using the Store Download tag ({exp:store:download}) you can only use what the default EE File Manager can see/use. So you would not be able to use subfolders. Having said that you don't ...
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Assets thumbs not being generated

It turns out that the server image generation modules were uninstalled during a routine patch upgrade. The servers are managed on Rackspace. It took hours on the phone with RS to figure it out.
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Accessing P&T Assets files from WYGWAM

Go into Add-Ons -> Fieldtypes and click on Settings next to your WYGWAM fieldtype. In there, click on the Settings button. There's a setting called "File Browser". Choose Assets instead of the EE File ...
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once a file has been uploaded to the upload directory in expresssionengine can it be moved on my server?

Moving the files will prevent them being served on the site as your templates will be looking in the upload directory for them. You can move/copy them and then change the upload directory to the new ...
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php cli & expression engine

This is a permissions problem unrelated to the original question as it was asked. The solution is to set the read/write permissions for the template directory via FTP (or shell access) which will ...
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Conditional on Assets Field Tag that contains a quote in EE v2.9

Have you tried it without bracing and quoting? (which has always been recommended against). E.g.: {if mc_media_image:caption != ""}
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