Jim Wyse
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How to redirect EE site to www. using htaccess & keep the index.php file removed
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7 votes

Try changing the order of your RewriteRules. i. e. put the addition of the www before the removal of the index.php.

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In what table in EE1 are banned user IPs stored?
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6 votes

That data is stored in the exp_sites table in the site_system_preferences column in a serialized array.

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Clearing the cache via API
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4 votes

ref: https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/development/legacy/libraries/cache.html#class-methods ee()->cache->delete('/myaddon/');

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How to make ExpressionEngine tag Non-case Sensetive
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The best thing to do is have Tag convert to lowercase. There is a setting for that under preferences.

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Expression engine 3 - plugin not being picked up
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you need to add a addon.setup.php file to the folder. https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/development/addon_setup_php_file.html

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Date and Time formatting
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You could try something like this: {if '{my_date_field format="%g:%i %a"}' == "12:00 am"} {my_date_field format=" %F %j, %Y"} {!-- date without time --} {if:else} {my_date_field format=" %F %j, %Y; %...

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How to get entry's categories, of a specific Category Group
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You can specify which group the categories tag looks at. {categories show_group="2"} https://docs.expressionengine.com/v2/add-ons/channel/channel_entries.html#show-group

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Split channel entries into 3 columns
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The modulus operator is your friend here. https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/templates/conditionals.html#mathematic-operators

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Site suddenly displays "Site Not Found"
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3 votes

Check and make sure your /index.php is in place and configured correctly.

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Disable freeform if user has submitted details and returns to the site
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Freeform has built in duplicate detection. https://solspace.com/legacy_docs/freeform-4/form/#prevent_duplicate_on

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Wygwam / ckeditor errors on upgrade
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Did you just upload the folders and have them over write the existing ones? If so, this doesn't always work well, especially with a large addon like WYGWAM. Try, deleting the folders on the server and ...

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How Do You Kll EE's 40-Headed Error-Reporting Dagon?
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Umm index.php /* * -------------------------------------------------------------------- * Error Reporting * -------------------------------------------------------------------- * * PHP and ...

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solspace freeform alternative
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It sounds as though you did not get all the files uploaded correctly. Try deleting the /system/expressionengine/third_party/freeform and /themes/third_party/freeform folders and upload them again from ...

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Control Panel : put content edit entries from one channel in a link
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You can do that, but the links are tied specifically to the user. So, you can login, as the user and build their list of quick links. You can force this by browsing to the users profile in the CP as a ...

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SuperSearch Install Error
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SuperSearch has been obsolete for quite sometime (didn't make it past v2) and will not run on newer versions of EE. Try Low Search.

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Disallowed Key Characters error when moving EE website to another server
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This usually happens when there is a clash between the cookies. Give clearing your browser cookies, or at least delete the EE ones a try. A good way to thwart this is to set a unique cookie prefix/...

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Redirect adding absolute path when using {redirect="{page_url}"}
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Try using {page_uri} instead of {page_url} The redirect tag is looking for a relative, not absolute value.

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Custom add-on not appearing in Add-On Manager
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You need to also have a pi.wmd_cp.php, ext.wmd_cp.php or mod.wmd_cp.php files with a class that matches your folder name. Otherwise, EE has no way of knowing what the addon is.

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Contact form for free
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2 votes

There is also a free version of Freeform. https://solspace.com/expressionengine/freeform

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Checking the channel in the channel entries tag
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2 votes

try using channel_short_name == "work" You can find the short name in the list of channels. Also in your channel tag, you'll need to specify both channels. channel="work|latest"

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How to add a new database column in third party module?
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add_column just defines the column specs. After which you need to run create_table https://codeigniter.com/userguide2/database/forge.html#add_field "After the fields have been defined, they can be ...

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Add character limit on a channel entry tag field?
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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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no debug output
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put in die(); or exit(); after the stuff you'd like to inspect. otherwise your extension will keep running and you may not see the output.

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Assets upload not displaying thumbnails
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Make sure that you have a /system/expressionengine/cache/assets folder and that it is writable. Assets stores all the indexed thumbnails there. Also make sure that your system path settings match the ...

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I did the Expression Engine upgrade to 2.61 and now when I add a PAGE it won't let me set the status
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Make sure you have a status group assigned to that channel.

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Using a custom PHP variable in a channel entry start_on and stop_before
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Your issue here is one of parse order. Changing to php on input won't help. Leave it on output. I just tested this: {exp:channel:entries channel="blog" limit="1"} <?php $php_7_days_before = ...

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Cron Job to Clear Cache in EE3
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Maybe a bash or php script, external from EE, that flushes the /user/cache/* folder.

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How can I add an ampersand (or similar) following all but the final entry in a Matrix loop?
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if you change this {if total_results >= "1"}&nbsp;+&nbsp;{/if} to this {if count != total_results}&nbsp;+&nbsp;{/if} Then you will get the "+" if there are multiple and it will ...

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Is ExpressionEngine compatible with MariaDB?
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I run it on a Vagrant box and it seems to work fine.

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How to relate 2 channels / parent relationship fields HELP
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All you should need is this. Assuming "parents" is the name of the relationship field in the Clinic channel. ref https://docs.expressionengine.com/latest/fieldtypes/relationships.html#accessing-...

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