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Trouble with Zoo Visitor checkboxes in a Low Search

Generating the checkboxes Take a good look at what you're trying to achieve, and what you're actually doing. You want a list of checkboxes that contains all options for a given Checkboxes field. So, ...
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Select with Field

You are using this inside a channel entry loop, correct? If not, you need to be. And you might also try using the other field segements: {exp:channel:entries channel="...
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Method to add multiple fields to a channel entry

Easy, I'd create a grid field with Date | Time | Location | Price. For ease of management I'd create a separate channel for locations (manage all locations separately to stop typos and misspellings ...
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Get field name within Channel form

You could use the Instructions for your question text: <label>{instructions:my_field_name}</label> v2: https://docs.expressionengine.com/v2/add-ons/channel/channel_form/index.html#...
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Understanding Channel Field Groups/Channel Fields/Status Groups

Channel field groups are used to group together related custom fields. Channel fields are the actual custom fields (textarea, file uploads, text input, etc.) that a user will fill in. Think of the ...
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Not able to Edit Channel Fields or Templates. Gives Error: disallowed key character

I had a similar issue recently on a VPS account – the local version worked. It ended up being a mod security setting that was preventing this from saving with the same error you mentioned. Oddly ...
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Is there a way to relate channel fields to one another?

Have you looked at the Grid fieldtype? https://ellislab.com/expressionengine/user-guide/add-ons/channel/grid.html edit: if you need extra validation based on one of the columns (e.g. if an image is ...
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Add character limit on a channel entry tag field?

there are loads of character limit/string manipulation plugins here https://devot-ee.com/search/results?keywords=character+limit&addon_version_support=ee2
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Display fields upon dropdown selection in PUBLISH layout

The way I've done this in the past is to add some custom js to the footer of the Control panel. You shouldn't edit the core files directly but what you can do is make a Theme and then copy the core ...
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How can I tell if a fieldtype is in use?

This MySQL query should give you a list of fieldtypes which are not currently in use as Channel or Grid fields: SELECT name FROM exp_fieldtypes WHERE (SELECT COUNT(*) FROM exp_channel_fields ...
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Suggestion for fields to use for this type of content

You could use Content Elements? Create a new field type called "Event Pricing" selecting Content Elements as the field type, then when editing the field remove all the default ones, then add your own ...
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Comma in Text Input

"My database is full of the strings like this" - so you already have the values correctly stored in EE entries? Or are you referring to a different database? "I set the fields Field Content to All." -...
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Avoid <p> in output of channel fields

It sounds like you would do best to make use of a WYSIWYG Field Type addon. There are several. I think the ones that get the most use are Wygwam, Expresso, and Wyvern. https://devot-ee.com/add-ons/...
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Is there a way to configure a custom separator for channel field checkboxes?

YOu could simply strip the commas, as there's spaces in there already... You can use a 3rd party plugin like String Replace Exp which is free : <div class="{exp:strrexp pattern="," replace="" ...
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Trying to use the bxSlider by setting the <li> as fields as background images in expressionengine

Will this work for you? You don't need to put the {slider images} tag, it doesn't do anything. <ul class="bxslider"> {exp:channel:entries channel="slider_test" dynamic="no" limit="1"} ...
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Adding class to a field within a channel form

Via the Channel Entries form, you'll have to go by the docs, I thought you could add attributes however I was thinking of a freeform field({freeform:field:my field attr:class="testClass"}, not a SAEF/...
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How to create a Grid field in extension

Have you had a look at the Grid Model that is in the system folder? Specifically /system/expressionengine/models/grid_model.php This model has methods for creating new Grid Fields (create_field on ...
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Photo Frame add-on -- customize alt attribute?

You can use the same template code as before. Just need to add {item_photo:url} <div class="item-photo"> <img src="{item_photo:url}" alt="{title} photo"> </div>
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Channel field within a playa tag pair

I believe you have to add var_prefix to your playa field so that you can distinguish between the two channels. If you add var_prefix="tttp" then your fields will be {tttp:tour_director_name_first}. ...
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Why does a multiselect fieldtype custom field result in a DB error

Since you're using a multiselect element, you're posting an array of data when the entry is saved. But you can't simply insert an array into the database - you need to turn it into a string. So in ...
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