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Craft 3 paginate not working when fetched with a controller

I'm loading a paginate via Craft::$app->getView()->renderTemplate(), this is being executed within a controller. But my pageInfo.nextUrl is now the url of my controller (/actions/controllername/...
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CP Module: saving, editing, and reading a form

I read the docs multiple times but I'm stuck. I need to create a module that shows a form in the CP where an admin can input and save answers to 2 questions. It will always be just one single form. I ...
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How to access 'setRouteParams' model in form validation

I created a module that adds a password protection to a site I'm testing craft on (I'm new to Craft and Yii, so please bear with me). In the front end there's a form where users enter a password and ...
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Invalid Route in module

I'm new to craft and slowly learning how to use more advanced features. I'm trying to write a module with a controller. When the route is invoked on a fetch call I get the following error: HTTP 404 – ...
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Posting data from CP to Plugin controller results in server error 500

I am currently trying to write my 1st Craft plugin. The goal (simplified): Backend users select a bunch of pages in the CP, and create a PDF. The result is an annual report that's optimized for print (...
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404 Error Controller Action From Jquery But Not Url

I'm able to call my controller action directly from a url in the browser and get the proper response but when I call it from a page with js I get a 404 error. I'm working off the solution found here ...
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How to handle custom PHP logic in CraftCMS

I come from a "traditional" PHP paradigm where views are mixed with processing logic. And now switching from WordPress to CraftCMS (which so far is a beautiful experience) I am having ...
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Help with understanding Controller routing

I'm building a module, and all is going well. I can access all "routes" except actionIndex. I have a controller named SendController.php And, I can access the method below using "...
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Handling CSRF errors gracefully in forms

I have a question regarding the handling of CSRF errors. By default, a CSRF error will result in a very basic / generic error screen. This is problematic for CSRF-protected forms since it interupts ...
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Set flash message after redirect

I’m trying to display a flash message in the CP after being redirect from a controller. Some context: when a user registers from a front-end, the account is set to “pending” and the admin gets a ...
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Live site/server has different data to local site

I've been looking at a Craft site for a friend which suddenly started reported incorrect numbers for sales (they're using Craft Commerce). They noticed that one day they had an item that had 62 sales, ...
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What value does actionInput provide?

What is the value in using a hidden actionInput vs an action attribute on a form? <form method="post"> {{ actionInput('path/to/controller-action') }} </form> vs <form ...
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Echo locale title in controller (craft cms 2)

I want to echo the translated title of an entry in the controller of a plugin. How can i acces the locale data?
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How can I get field values for the sections that I created

New to Craft CMS. We decided to make Craft headless and have an api fetch the data. I have 5 (simple) sections that represent 5 pages and they all have some fields in them with some texts or images. ...
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Request didn’t meet the user agent and IP requirement for maintaining a user session when website posts to our action URL

We have a module that has an action controller method that a third party website posts data to. We can see that often, we can't save the data and there is an error "Request didn’t meet the user ...
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Prevent adding users with same email addresses

I am adding new users inside of the Craft controller as part of the frontend user import script. This is the code: $user = new User(); $user->pending = true; $user->username = $email; $user->...
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$this->renderTemplate() breaks the CP navigation

I'm locally working on a Craft Plugin with a Page in the Control Panel where I have a form that posts to a controller. <form action="/actions/import-products/product/create" method="...
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Is there a way to compare what has changed on an entry while it's being saved?

I'm taking my first baby steps into the php side of Craft, and my php experience in general is extremely fledgling. But I'm pretty much forced to create a module for a project I have, so here I am ...
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Rendering a template from a controller - unable to find template

Once again going out of my mind trying to figure something out... I have a custom controller which I want to return a rendered template. The template should, ideally, reside in my front end templates ...
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Can you call a controller method from within a plugin/module in Craft 3?

I initially asked a question here about how to use Solspace Freeform to build a custom front-end login form. I gave up too easily and accepted the "it's possible but probably not a good idea"...
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Controller redirect not working in craft 3

I am working with Craft 3 and in my controller, I am trying to do this $this->redirect('https://foobar.test'); But it is throwing me back to the root url of my craft site. I am confused, what else ...
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How is conflicting asset filename created

I upload files on the frontend using AJAX requests to actionUpload controller. When file is uploaded, I immediately display it using filename returned by controller. In case if filename conflict, ...
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How to save data from a form in Craft? Explain with an example?

where do you handle the POST requests? where do you write the validation rules and flash error messages? where do you write save to db code? (mainly i want to know how do you route a POST request to a ...
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doublesecretagency business logic module template: 404 on example form action

I set up the business logic module template following these instructions: https://doublesecretagency.github.io/craft-businesslogic/installation The test works out well, so everything seems to be in ...
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Extending Craft controller classes and using private methods in child class

I created Controller that exptends Craft AssetsController. Hovewer some of AssetsController methods are private - and I cannot use them using $this context in child module, so i just copied them to ...
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How to override UserController.actionLogin or the login form template in Craft 3?

Hi I'm trying to build a custom authentication plugin for an organization, and I'm having a hard time figuring out how to override the craft\controllers\UserController.actionLogin method. I tried ...
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Updating global set from controller

This is my code: $giveaway = Craft::$app->globals->getSetByHandle('promotions'); $giveaway->giveawayName = "New Name"; $success = Craft::$app->globals->saveSet($giveaway); return($...
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Finding the correct actions url

struggling to decipher how to link a plugins controller to an action route. The docs say to use "https://pluginfactory.io/" to scaffold one, but what it generates is a different structure to what the ...
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How can I override the Response status text from a controller?

I'm trying to set the statusText in a response, from a module controller. E.g.: <?php namespace modules\appmodule\controllers; use Craft; use craft\web\Response; class StatusController extends ...
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Does Craft automatically sanitize user input?

Can I rely on Craft to clean user input, is safe to save the following data like in the below example function, if not, what is the Craft best practice for cleaning(making it safe) user input? public ...
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Action route not available from URL. What do I have wrong?

I built a plugin for Craft 3 and need to run one of its actions via CRON. I know I can set this up as a console command, and will do that, but before I get there, I'd like to solve this issue. I ...
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What are the different scenarios to plan for when using $allowAnonymous in a controller?

Craft 3.2 updates how the allowAnonymous behavior works. I have things working in our plugins but I don't understand the different syntaxes needed across our different allowAnonymous use cases. For ...
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Get entries based on multiple fields in controller

I am trying to get the entries based on multiple fields. Fields can be of type tags, checkbox, radio box, and number. In my controller currently what I tried is. $extrafilter will be like Array ( ...
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How to re-populate form with old values when submitted from a controller?

I have a form in a template which makes a request to the specified action (a controller). The controller decides that there is an issue with the inputs and needs to provide error output for the user. ...
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How do I correctly send an external request to a module controller? runAction() is returning null

Craft 3.1.18 I have a simple controller VeteransController made using the updated Business Logic module. The purpose of this controller is to create a very simple endpoint for an external Vue ...
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Craft 3 Controller - Redirect with errors

I cant get this to work. I'm doing a post to a controller action. From that action I'm doing a lot of validations, db insert, file uploads etc. Coming from Laravel Im used to is doing like this: (...
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Update a lightswitch field in Craft CMS 2

How can I edit a lightswitch field in an entries field layout via PHP? This is my current approach public function actionSponsoredEntriesPriority() { $this->requireAdmin(); $this->...
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renderTemplate() renders the twig file without any CSS

I've set up the routing for a specific URL in my plugin to trigger the actionIndex controller method. I after logging a message to the Craft logs, I want to return the rendered twig file as the view, ...
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How to render plugin templates in Craft CMS 3?

I cannot find a way to render templates from a plugin controller in Craft 3. I feel as though I've tried every variation advised online but for some reason this still isn't working. <?php ...
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Some (but not all) controller action routes return 404 on staging server

I've created a module for a project that has several actions, all of which are called through AJAX. Each is a post request that sends over any required params plus the CSRF token using the method ...
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Action URLs from CP to a Craft 3 plugin controller

I'm working on my first Craft 3 plugin and want to add some buttons to my plugin's control panel section which post form data to a controller. My plugin is called 'myplugin', the controller I wish to ...
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How can I pass a variable defined in a Controller to my variables?

In my Craft 3 plugin I would like to pass a variable defined in my Controller to my PluginVariable.php file. Is this possible?
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How to disable plugin Disable and Uninstall?

I am developing a site with a customer logged in area. I don't want anyone to access the section if they are logged out and instead redirect them to the login form. I could just add {% requireLogin %...
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How can I call console controllers

I have a controller in the console folder. How can I call this controller via ajax please? I tried to config a route in Routes.php, and then call this route by jquery Get() function. But none of ...
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"Template Not Found" error when trying to access a module controller action

I'm a total Craft newbie, so I hope this question isn't ridiculous. I just want to see a controller / action work in my new module. I have src/controllers/ScrapeController.php as such: <?php ...
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Unable to call a service method from controller in my custom plugin

I know there are similar questions here, but I don't see a definitive answer, nor one that works for me. I've generated a plugin via pluginfactory.io, which has some controllers and a single service. ...
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Craft 3 Controller giving 404

Updating a plugin to Craft 3 (also changed its name). I know this is probably something very simple, like capitalization, but can anyone point out what's wrong? Firefox console shows a 404 for http://...
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Add a button to the entry edit screen via plugin

I would like to add a button to the edit entry screen, only for already saved entries, alongside the "Share" button. When clicked, I'd like to call my plugin's controller action and post the entry ID....
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How to call Controller in Module?

I'm very new to craft and I'm having trouble finding an answer to my question (I've scoured the questions on here - but the only answers appear to be for plugins). Basically, I want to submit a form ...
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Plugin Development (Craft 3): Pass variables with redirection

I'm building out a Craft 3 plugin and can't see who to pass variables with redirection from a controller. For example, I have a controller that I want to pass back to the defined redirect value ...