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Is there a way to hide or disable an entry field in the CMS so that the field still exists in the database but can not be edited by a user. The field will only ever be altered dynamically from a plugin?

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You could inject some CSS to hide it specifically.

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  • yeah I know we can use css just wondered if there was a better way to do it with the backend? – Lettie Jun 22 '15 at 13:22
  • No, not at the moment – Bob Olde Hampsink Jun 22 '15 at 13:23
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I wrote a plugin called Incognito Field, which is basically a plain ol' PlainText field that can be set to disabled, readonly or hidden. Perfect when you need to update a field via a plugin and never via the Control Panel.

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  • Nice! Bookmarked for future use. This would have been perfect on a project we did awhile back. – RitterKnight Aug 15 '16 at 16:17

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