Alex Kendrick
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How do I track down a bug with a custom field?
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Assuming the error is caused by a custom fieldtype (which maybe it is not, now that I see your updated question!) One approach which will help identify the fieldtype that is causing issues: Create ...

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Autocomplete Field Type?
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Your best bet is probably going to be to develop your own Fieldtype add-on. Using Pkg.io to generate the boilerplate will kickstart the process for you. That said, if you want to use an existing add-...

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Email worked on dev server, not on live server
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If all of the following are true: emails come through fine when sent to addresses that do not use the same domain as your site emails are never delivered to any user@example.com (where example.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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Altering item data from store_order_item_add hooks (_start or _end)
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What Store hook are you using? You can definitely modify Store data using an extension. Did you try using $order->save() ? For example public function store_order_complete_start($order) { ...

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How do I customize the tell-a-friend "thank you" template?
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You can use the return parameter on the exp:email:tell_a_friend tag to specify a template you want to use as the confirmation (thank you) page. It can be any template you want, customized as needed. ...

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Blog categories without having to use Structure?
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jpea's answer here is spot on, but since you asked me for more help, Justin, here is a pared-down example of how I build my category links and then filter the entries. There are lots of other ways to ...

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Can you use Wygwam within Grid field?
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UPDATE As of March 12, 2014 (Wygwam 3.3 release), Wygwam is compatible with Grid (you can Wygwam as a Grid cell type). It looks like Wygwam is not compatible with Grid. The add-on page on devot:ee ...

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Advice for a user-friendly relationship dropdown
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If this is a true relationship field, then as Jean said, go with Playa's single select mode. If this is just a plain old select field then take a look at the Chosen Selects fieldtype by John D. Wells....

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Input Class in template
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Along the lines of what Wes said about an existing add-on that might do what you need: Mo' Variables makes a lot of what the Input Class provides available in your templates (ie, GET, POST, GET and ...

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Channel images find entry with no set image
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Assuming you are looking for entries where no images have been added to the Channel Images field... All you would have to do is query exp_channel_data where field_id_X is empty (with field_id_X as ...

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Getting image files for META tags if in entry
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Wygwam has an Images-only Mode you can use for this. {your_wygwam_field images_only="yes"} <meta name="twitter:image:src" content="{src}"> {/your_wygwam_field} http://docs.pixelandtonic....

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Front end login redirect to {page_url} with structure, how to make this work
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Try using EE's {current_url} Standard Global Variable. I've successfully used this for the return parameter on the Member module login_form tag for exactly the same scenario you are describing. {exp:...

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Closing relationship tag displays when no relationship found
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It looks like the way you've structured your html would easily allow for moving the opening and closing html outside of your Playa loop. Then by wrapping everything in just one conditional to check ...

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Setting up page redirects
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For a simple solution I recommend using the Pages module in conjunction with a "Redirects" Channel. The Pages module will allow you to create an entry with whatever URI you want to "listen" for and ...

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