Alex Kendrick
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Channel entries without URL field
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Automatic creation of unique URL titles was a built-in feature of EE in v2. Apparently it was removed with v3. You can see some discussion of the issue on this bug report https://expressionengine.com/...

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Issue trying to remove entries on one page not displaying on another
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One way to accomplish this is through the use of categories. You can set up a new category group (eg Menu and Listing Visibility), assign it to this Channel, then create categories that control where ...

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Paypal button triggers "This form has expired" error
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I'm not totally clear on the PayPal aspect here (would probably need to see more of your template code), but if you're just talking about disabling CSRF protection for forms handled by ...

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How do I install a custom javascript on all pages before the </body> tag?
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Do you have access to edit the site templates? You'll need to do so. Are your templates managed as files? If so, you'll want to open up your editor and make your changes directly on the file. ...

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How to stop form submissions being saved to database
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You could accomplish this with a simple custom extension. You could just do some cleanup post-submission that deletes the record. It would still be written to the database briefly, but it would not ...

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Channel Entry link to external URL
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What I'd do is set up a field (eg blog_offsite_url) to store an optional offsite URL. Then in your link from the blog index page, use a conditional like this. {if blog_offsite_url} <a href="{...

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Im new and need help with expresso-store
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If you only need to remove it from the front end of the site I recommend just deleting all your store-related templates (eg all cart and checkout templates) and removing any "add to cart" template ...

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Low Seg2Cat Issue
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By not being parsed you mean {last_segment_category_name} is unparsed and that gets output to your title tag html? Double check your Low Seg2Cat settings http://gotolow.com/addons/low-seg2cat/docs#...

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SEO lite - remove company name
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It depends on how it was set up by the developer, but possibly all you will need to do is update the SEO Lite Template. Go to Add-ons > Modules > Seo Lite and check what's in the template field. I'm ...

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Unable to upload files
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Another quick and simple first thing to check: make sure the file upload path to that upload folder is set correctly. https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/cp/files/uploads/form.html#upload-path

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Commet Form Error: You are not allowed to post comments
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One likely possibility to check first: Make sure the Guests member group (which is essentially any non-logged-in users) have permission to post comments. In EE2 you'd go to Admin > Member Groups > ...

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Password reset link taking me to homepage
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It may be that you didn't set your CP URL correctly. You can set it with a config override (v3 docs). For example: $config['cp_url'] = 'http://example.com/admin.php'; EE v2 docs reference here

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How can I remove "thank you" page after login
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EDIT: Whoops, I see you are already aware of Freemember and don't want to use another add-on. I think that, or a custom add-on as jrothafer mentioned (still another add-on!) is the way to go. Or as ...

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AJW Feed Parser + character/word limit
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Your code will definitely work, and you're right it's a parse order issue. You just need the parse="inward" parameter on the magpie tag. {exp:magpie url="{embed:feed}" limit="3" refresh="720" parse="...

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WYGWAM 'Format' dropdown modification needed.
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UPDATE: Based on your comment on my answer it sounds like you are looking for a way to style the content as it appears inside Wygwam when viewed on the edit entry page. If that's the case go to Add-...

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Is it possible to set up a custom date range for a Low Entries tag that looks for events in the current school year?
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According to the Low Events documentation on custom date ranges: There are two ways to define a custom date range: using just the date parameter or using both the date_from and date_to parameters....

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Unable to upload PDF using File Upload
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With that error when uploading a PDF the first thing to take a look at is Admin ‣ Security and Privacy ‣ Security and Sessions and see whether "Apply XSS Filtering to Uploaded Files" is set to "yes." ...

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Global variable as a module tag pair's parameter?
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One really simple way to get around parse order is just to use an embed. {embed="embeds/_rest" ip_address="{ip_address}"} Then in your embedded template (embeds/_rest): {exp:rest url="http://domain....

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How to edit Expression Admin panel
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You mentioned in your comment... I have my own module and I need to show that modules records also in EE2 Admin panel. In that case, what you need to do is use a module "Control Panel File" mcp....

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How do I link entry to the correct section when pulling from multiple channels?
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One way is to use a conditional based on channel_short_name like this: {exp:channel:entries channel="community|government|education|business|history" limit="3"} <li> {if ...

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Cleaning up orphaned relationships
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Yes, that should be safe. Make a database backup first just in case. And for best results test on a local development copy of the site rather than in production.

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Freefom, Captcha and Ajax Submission
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When a Freeform form is submitted with AJAX Freeform can provide JSON response containing errors or success, which can be used to display errors. This has worked well for me on previous versions of ...

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Expresso Store - display entries based on an availability
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I don't think there will be a way to do it without a custom query. Something along the lines of: SELECT entry_id FROM exp_store_stock WHERE track_stock = '1' ORDER BY stock_level DESC One quick and ...

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Can you use {if category == "[category name]"} to redirect a blog entry?
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You can definitely write conditionals based on a category's ID. If you are indeed using the categories tag pair inside a Channel Entries tag you need to use category_id instead of category (which ...

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Playa with large number of entries +20,000
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Yes. Playa has a useful setting to limit the number of entries that are loaded initially. This helps performance. The user can then search to find additional entries to choose from.

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If statement based on length of Channel Field
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You can do this with PHPStringFun like so: {if {exp:phpstringfun function="strlen"}{title}{/exp:phpstringfun} >= "10"} <div class="wide">{title}</div> {if:else} <div>{...

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exp:query relationship field
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If you really need to use the Query module for this then this should do the trick to get all the related entries (children) of a given entry: {exp:query sql="SELECT count(*) as total FROM ...

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Best Practices for Large Number of Entries
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Yes, that is a sound approach. Create a Channel for your your government agencies with the necessary Custom Fields to hold data. Then use a data import module to map the data to appropriate Channel ...

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Freemember form jumps to top on inline_errors
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One way to solve (work around) this is to use some jQuery to check for the presence of errors in your form and then scroll to them if there are any. if ($('.error').length > 0) { $('html, ...

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rawurlencode not rendering correctly in anchor tag?
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It looks like you need to enable PHP in your template. Alternatively, you could use a plugin for the URL encoding. For example URL Encode or CE String. It's generally considered not the best ...

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