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Saving entry in back-end with extreme delay

When making any kind of POST to the back-end of my craft install, the server will essentially hang for a significant delay each time. I have researched related issues and have disabled all plugins ...
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On Craft Client, what does the client account get?

A definitive description of the client account would be useful for this. What does a client account get? For example, can they clear the cache? I know I can login and find this out myself, but it ...
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Is it possible to download an asset from an entries tab

I was wondering if there was a plugin that would give my client the ability to download an asset – in this case a submitted resume – when viewing an entry in the backend.
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Styling unordered lists in Craft

I realise this is very much a Redactor question, but was wondering if anyone has figured out how to apply custom classes to UL's and OL's in Craft using the formattingAdd options? I've tried the ...
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Easiest way to make a table in the Control Panel sortable?

I know that if i have created a new ElementType for my plugin that I can use the same template that Entries uses: {% extends "_layouts/elementindex" %} {% set title = "Entries"|t %} {% set ...
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Assets Control Panel searches only current folder, not sub folders?

When searching for an Asset in the Assets Control Panel, does it search everywhere? Does it search in subfolders? e.g., If I search for the title "image_1", does my search need to be done on the ...
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Live Preview only works for Entry variable?

Is there an undocumented shortcoming of Live Preview? Seems to only work where the entry variable is concerned. I'm using a Structure section to create pages with "Chapters". The section (let's call ...
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Date picker broken? [closed]

I just tried adding a date field to the bone stock Craft news template to try out the Live Preview and I'm getting a jQuery error: TypeError: undefined is not an object (evaluating 'a.currentDay=e("...
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Strange Font Issue with Control Panel [closed]

There seems to be an issue with HelveticaNeue in chrome, on Windows 7. If I manually edit the fontface using dev tools I can get the text to display in the default font. Doing a bit of searching ...
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Linking to a plugin setting page?

I'm trying to add a "convenience" link from within a plugin to it's general settings page. In the General Settings custom cpTriggers and baseCpUrl can be set to custom values and I'm wondering if ...
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Is there an API for modals? [duplicate]

I’m looking to hook into existing modal functionality, if any exists. Is there any way of doing this? If there is, what’s the advised approach and considerations required to ensure responsiveness?
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Page breaks when editing a field

I'm suddenly having issues with multiple Craft builds on my local dev environment. Basically, everything else is working fine but when I edit a field the page breaks. It appears to only be displaying ...
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Deleting Stale Template Caches Failed

I continue to see these pile up. If I clear my template cache, I can hit retry on each and they go away, but that's getting tedious. I have the following from a P&T support request on these a ...
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Correct behaviour for 'Login as user' when user cannot access CP? [closed]

A client uses the 'Login as user' behaviour to be able to see what users of the site are seeing, useful as it's an e-learning site and each user can see different content based on their progress. The ...
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Concurrent actions in admin

I have a plugin the imports data from an external database. This is more of a onetime action. But what I've noticed is that when this process runs, I cannot do anything in the admin section anymore. (...
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How to reference the current entry via twig in the control panel?

I'm trying to write a general use plugin for a calculation fieldtype that evaluates a twig expression (defined in the field settings) to display additional information about the current record in the ...
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Missing matrix fields [closed]

This is a head scratcher. We have a site we are about to launch that was ready to go when suddenly at some point in the day yesterday a bunch of Matrix fields within a group went missing. Just gone. ...
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Can we hide version number in control panel for certain user groups?

Usecase: the site I'm building has public registration, the publicly registered users have access to only their own specific entry in the back-end (which makes use of many complex fields, such as ...
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Does the default local content show when you toggle another locale/s off?

With multiple locales setup when you toggle a specific locale off in the control panel for that entry, does the entry not show or will the output show the default locale content?
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What does General Settings > Logo do?

I am a craft newbie and was wondering what General Settings > Logo does, as I can't find anything about it (how to use it with twig etc.) in the documentation or elsewhere.
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Child page not appearing in the main menu

On our website www.efcgroup.net we have created new new product under a ghost page (under parent). We can see the new page heading in side bar but not under main menu at home screen. In this example,...
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Is there any way to change the CP navigation item for a plugin?

I'm wondering if I can have another name for my Plugin CP navigation item? Let's say my plugin is called "Company name Social Media" but I want the navigation item to just say "Social Media". Might ...
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Admin Main Content hidden [closed]

Installing Craft 2.2 succeeded. But every main content in the admin is hidden. Example Dashboard (copy & paste from ff debug, which shows only containers without sub nodes!): <main id="main" ...
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How to only show translated fields in an additional locale?

I'm using the localisation feature for the first time, and I'm not sure if I understand its rationale. On a site with entries that have multiple fields, I only have the main body text set up for ...
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Prevent redirecting to the control panel from a URI of “/login” when logged in

I have a top level page that needs the URL of "/login/". It has nothing to do with an actual Craft login. If I have a logged-in session, that url redirects me to the dashboard (via UsersController-&...
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Searching Content Back-end

Currently in the admin panel, all entries per channel appear in a single list. Is it at all possible (at least, by default) to filter/search by type? For instance a dropdown of all entry types, or ...
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Getting “Internal Server Error: Function 'dump' does not exist” when accessing/creating custom fields

On my in-development version of a site I'm working on, I'm unable to access any of my custom fields without Craft displaying an error that reads: Internal Server Error Function "dump" does not ...
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How might big Matrix/Relationship fields affect front-end CP performance?

I frequently run into front-end performance issues in EE CP pages, where I have a big Matrix field (100+ rows), or a Playa field with a long list of entries (3000+ relatable entries), or worst of all, ...
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Environment Variable siteURL ignored

In my general.php file I have a siteUrl environment variable declared: 'ontherocks.dev' => array( 'devMode' => true, 'environmentVariables' => array( 'siteUrl' => 'http://...
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Display additional fields (and sort by) in Entries in Control Panel

I have created a Calendar channel in the Control Panel. I have added a field Calendar Date. Is it possible to add that field to the Entries list and sort by it? If I use the post date as the ...
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High volume category list causes slow load

My customer has 3500 categories in a 3 level hierarchy. This is causing some significant pain when adding categories to an entry. The server delivers the categories via ajax in 9sec, but the browser ...
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Import Plugin date format (Post Date postDate)

Having much success with the Import Plugin I've also raised this here, but thought this forum perhaps better. I'm trying to force through a Post Date on my imports, but nothing is being respected, ...
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Change the name of 'CraftSessionId' from HTTP header requests?

I am running a Nginx server and tried to hide the 'Set-Cookie' parameter from the HTTP header output when using curl -I hostname.com - I applied the Nginx configuration using: proxy_hide_header Set-...
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Author list limited to first 100 when assigning to entry?

We have more than 100 authors in a user group, but when selecting an author for an entry, only the first 100 are listed in the (a-z) dropdown. Whats the best way to display them all (or up the ...
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Order entries by “recently modified” date time in control panel

Ok somebody ought to start asking the Totally Green questions, it may as well be me. How do I show the date and time an entry was last manipulated in the control panel? I produce video more than ...
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How are changes to the dashboard scoped?

I'm working on a Craft project with another developer. We're connected to the same shared database but my dashboard is different than his (I customized mine). This made us wonder how the custom ...
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Is there a user stats plugin available?

I am looking for a plugin or simple method that can add some stats to the User Admin. We have a membership site running for a client and it would be good to add either a count to the sidebar User ...
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Is it possible to reorder globals in the back end?

Right now Globals are listed in alpha order in the back end. I was wondering if it would be possible to reorder them somehow? Maybe when working under Settings > Globals, etc.?
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How to tweak login logo position?

When I add the company logo it appears aligned to the left with a lot of space on the right side. How can I make it appear to the center? I know that adding background-position: top center; to the ...
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Is it possible to change the title of “Quick Post” dashboard widgets?

For this particular build the client will frequently be creating 3 similar, but unique, types of content all housed in the same section which differ by a Content Type. When creating "quick post" ...
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Slow Assets Listing in CP

Our client has created a lot of folders and sub-folders to keep their assets organised. I would guess they've made around 700 to 800!! (Basically two folders for each post) The assets page in the CP ...
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Getting redirected to login page on every other CP request when using Vagrant

I'm developing on a Virtual Box on a Mac, and every time I log into the CP, I can log in successfully and click on one (maybe two) links before getting redirected to login again. I tested this on a ...
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How do you rename a tag globally in the Craft Control Panel?

Is there a way to rename a tag, globally, within the Craft CP? If not directly, would the Find and Replace tool include tags?
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How to create subfolders in the Assets view?

I can't find any information on this issue, but I'm not seeing any way to create subfolders in the Assets view of the control panel. I just see all of my images with no folders. Is this feature ...
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How are people organizing their global sets?

I've found it a little challenging to use global sets effectively, so I'm wondering how others are doing it. The fact that a global has to be in a set has been a little tricky to deal with at the ...
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Member ControlPanel Logs?

Are there some logs which tell, what the member does in the backend? Something like: "User: «John Doe» Edited this entry at this and that date". Just a bit more information than what is written on ...
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Live Preview XMLHttpRequest error

When I watch my site trough live preview the previewframe is left blank, and in the console there appears the error: ` XMLHttpRequest cannot load http://domain.com/template . No 'Access-Control-...
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How can I add a RichText-Field to my plugin's CP-section?

I'm trying to add a redactor richtext field to one of my plugin templates in the CP. I found macros for every field in craft/app/templates/_includes/forms, but a richtext macro is missing. I assume ...

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