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Channel Forms: Members can't edit entries authored by others

I've also been struggling with this exact same situation for quite a while, it seems to be an EE bug. Here's what I did to resolve it. Your markup is fine, your member settings are also fine. The ...
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Channel Form, make Captcha field required

Well, There are two ways to do so. Server side: In your {exp:channel:form} tag, Add parameter rules:captcha="required" Client side: Use jquery.validate.js to make field required. Include this js ...
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Problems with Safecracker updating Status after upgrade to EE2.6.1

Bug fix mentioned here http://support.ellislab.com/bugs/detail/20084 Please make sure these seemingly unrelated settings are set: The original author’s group has to have “Include Members in ...
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Is there a way to include jQuery after a Channel Form?

I've had this same problem. I solved it by simply using {if segment_1 == "abc"} statements to not include my jQuery on any page (segment) that had Channel Forms loading it's own jQuery. You can also ...
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External Website Post to EE Entries

In this case, the POST submission would be rejected not due to XSS, but CSRF. It's not an appropriate API to use for continuous submission from an external source. I haven't used Reinos' add-on, but ...
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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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Add on to Make Categories 'Required' in Channel Form?

I often use BW Required Category with great success - does exactly what you're looking for.
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Using Stash within Stash to pass an entry_id for Safecracker

If you want to pass a variable in a parameter to any EE template tag, you need to add parse="inward" to the tag. For example: {exp:stash:set name="firm_id"}1{/exp:stash:set} {exp:safecracker channel=...
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Low Events in a Dynamic Title on a Channel Form

I took a quick look, and Channel Form's dynamic_title feature is somewhat limited. It simply takes the raw entry data and does a find/replace in the title based on that data. No processing, no support ...
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Channel Form javascript error when using Bootstrap

This usually happens with duplicate jquery files. You can add either of these parameters include_jquery="no" include_assets="no"
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Jquery datepicker channel form

Are you including the jQuery datepicker file manually? Because channel form includes one as well. To disable channel form's datepicker file and initialization, include the include_assets="no" ...
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channel form not visible for guests in EE 2.8.1

Yes, just in case you were wondering...this one was totally operator error! Yep...me! I had forgotten one basic thing. When I chose the default author for guest posts, I forgot to check and make ...
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Trying to post through Channel form anonymously - "The provided member id to use for guest submissions is invalid."

In addition to this I beleive you have to allow the group access to the specific channel you want them to post too. I just tested this on my sandbox... So after you've done your thing in Admin > ...
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How to build a "featured content" system?

Have a field (checkbox or anything) called 'featured', if you want an entry Featured check the box. the feature template would then look for any entry that had that field checked AND had an image (...
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Channel Form and Permissions

It's not EE related and maybe wrong. But you can hide (with css) if member_group_id != 1
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CRUDL Interface for Custom Data and Files: The Correct Way

The best way would be to use the Model service to create Channel Entries and files: https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/development/services/model.html This will guarantee you are saving ...
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How do I save an unfinished blog?

Change the status to "closed".
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How to achieve dynamic products using front-end form

Yes, this is completely doable with Store and I have done it myself in the past. The big issue with the modifiers is if you want to customize the look and feel of the fieldtype. If you want to do that,...
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Using the world "From" in long text fields causes data to not save

It actually sounds like it has to do with MySQL TEXT versus LONGTEXT. Try changing the type for your WYGWAM fields and see if that corrects it.
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Rename file upload from Channel Form

You'll need to write an extension which uses the file_after_save hook. This hook passes you the $file_id and an array of info about the file called $data. Using this info you should be able update the ...
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Channel Form: Why is Wygwam/CKFinder disabling the file browser for security reasons?

This just in from Brad at P&T: From what I can tell, if Admin->Security & Privacy->Security & Settings's "Website Session Type" is set to anything with session in it (session only, ...
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MX Title Control not working with Channel Form entries

I see from your MX Title Control GitHub Issue that you've fixed your issue. Nice job mate! For any other readers the solution, which is a patch Joe submitted is listed here : https://github.com/...
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Jquery function undefined when logged in

I found the answer. I was loading my own JQuery in the head and the Channel form was loading a copy too. I hadn't seen include_jquery option in the Docs before, just one for include_assets (which I ...
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Disable X-Frame-Options header in Channel Form

I have found where the header is being set... It's within system/expressionengine/libraries/Cp.php: 73 // Make sure all requests to iframe the CP are denied 74: ee()->output->...
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Setting entry status with Channel Form

I've encountered exactly the same problem with 2.10.1. No matter what I set the status to, it always writes as 'Open'. I'm sure I've got the proper group assigned and title-casing for 'Pending'... I ...
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Unable to retrieve entries created with Channel Form

Drawing from what Jeremy said, you need to make sure that the channel that they are posting to has a status group assigned to it. After you're sure that they do have a status group, go to Admin -> ...
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jQuery does not work in channel form, get 'syntax error: Unexpected token

My guess would be that you're including jQuery twice (once in your standard template, once automatically via Channel Form)? Adding the include_jquery="no" parameter would fix it if that is indeed the ...
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Outputting specific categories with exp:channel:form

First u can use (show_group) param in your {categories} loop instead off {if} condition {categories show_group="4"} ...... {/categories} {categories show_group="1"} ...
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How to exclude a category within channel:form

According to the documentation you should be able to set category="5" take a look at the bit about parameters. Please update your question with your template code.
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Seeking an alternative to Title Master that is compatible with 2.9

It may not have all the features you need, but just in case, MX Title Control works in EE 2.9.0 if you have the latest version (2.9) and apply the fix in this thread.
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