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Matrix fields allow you to create multiple blocks of content within a single field.

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5.x - Matrix Frontend Form Submissions

Has anyone found a way to create matrix field submissions with a frontend form? The docs for 5.x mention this section hasn't been updated and that the functionality has changed drastically. Craft 5.x -...
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relatedTo craft 5 nested matrix entires

Im trying to query a list of matrix entries that have a related field but it doesn't work after updating to craft 5. Note that 'category' is not category field type, its a regular structured entry ...
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Group matrix blocks by date

I'm trying to group events in a matrix field by day. Each date has a title and start and end time. I would like events for today, tomorrow and any dates beyond grouped separately. This is what I have ...
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Filter GraphQL Response Based on Matrix Entry Type

In Craft 5, we now have a few Entry types with Matrix fields that can nest several other Entry types, or none. I'm struggling to work out a way to limit the returned results based on the content of ...
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How to get all Matrix block fields in a templated table of all fields

I want to produce a templated table of all fields, including Matrix block fields which belong to their parent Matrix field. I've been scratching around the Craft 4 class reference and getting nowhere. ...
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Craft 5 Matrix Field have URL?

I have a staff Structure Section with the intro page (Level 1) and individual staff members at (Level 2) as each staff member has their own page /staff/joe-bloggs. I was wondering if it's possible to ...
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How can I list all entries that have a populated Freeform Form field?

The Freeform Form field can either be a direct custom field of the entry, or it may be inside a Matrix field's blocks or be a Super Table field. Ideally, I'd like to do this performantly, and either ...
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Order Matrix Block in Control Panel by Date Field

Is it possible for the individual entries within a matrix field in the Control Panel to appear in the order of a date field? I have found here information on how the entries are sorted after saving ...
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Matrix: Show Date Field in Card View

I would like to know if it is possible to display a custom date field in the card view of matrix field. Unfortunately, it is not possible to use a date field as a title or part of a title. it gives: ...
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Craft CMS 5: Can I query entries and matrix-fields together?

If matrix fields become entries in Craft 5, is the following scenario possible, robust and efficient? Channel "speakers" Channel "solo events": with an entryfield for selecting ...
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Select existing entries for a matrix-type field rather than creating new ones per entry

I have created different pages as entries. On each page I show a list of benefits of my company which are generally the same for each page but I would like to be able to customize the benefits for ...
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How to save Matrix data programmatically in Craft 3

How can you programmatically save an entry that has a Matrix field in Craft 3? (Something like this gist for Craft 2)
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Replace the value of a table cell (inside a Matrix field)

I have a Matrix field, and blocks have a Table field inside of them, with two columns: event and category. I want to now set anything with category 'A' to category 'B' via a module (listening to Entry:...
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Find entries that use a specific block in their Matrix field?

Suppose a Mtrix field named MyMatrixField has three blocks called Text, Images, and Buttons. What MySQL query would list the section and title for all entries whose MyMatrixField field has a Buttons ...
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Create section 'landing page' with 'two column block'

I'm very new to Craft 4. I have a matrix 'Landing Page Blocks' I've created 2 Block Types: Hero Block and Two Column Block Within the 2 column Block I need a left and right content block Within the ...
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Changing Matrix Field Propagation Settings

I built a Craft multisite a few years ago. Most of the site pages feature a content builder matrix field with multiple blocks. Many sections are shared across sites. When I built the site, it seemed ...
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I want to pull content from a field on an entry into a matrix block that is displayed on that entry, is this possible?

I want to pull content from a field on an entry into a matrix block that is displayed on that entry. I have entries that are shared between multiple sites. I'd like to be able to add a field on these ...
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Output matrix field content into a RSS feed

I'm trying to create RSS feed for a site news section, most of it is straight forward to do but I run into an issue with the description section. That content is a sub field in a matrix field along ...
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Entry form replacing rather than appending data to a matrix field

I have this in my entry form: {{ csrfInput() }} {{ actionInput('entries/save-entry') }} {{ hiddenInput('entryId', entry.id) }} {{ hiddenInput('fields[questions][...
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How to check if matrix block type is empty or not

I have a matrix field with two different block types and I want create a conditional to check if one of the blocks is not empty show it and if it is show the other. This is not working: {% for block ...
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craft.matrixBlocks - related to entry

I've got classes by entry and each week is a matrix block inside that week. I'm then outputting all weeks together using this query {% set startDate = date(now)|atom %} {% set classes = craft....
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Can not-related block types share a matrix field

I am aware that block types that are related should have a matrix shared. For example, to implement a slider, there should be image and caption block types inside a slider matrix. But what about ...
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Building an accordion with a Matrix field

I'm trying to build an accordion in my matrix field (that also holds entries for a slideshow, button, image, etc). Im having trouble with getting each entry to go inside < div id="accordion">< /...
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Events with sub-events in a matrix field - display as a calendar (combined with other events)

I'm building a site where the client has courses that run once a week. We'll have several courses and each course will have a matrix with multiple blocks detailing that weeks class. What I want to do ...
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Matrix Field - Call block that matches block field value

I've got an event entry with each day of the event in a matrix field block. The block has a date field eventDate and I've got it set up so each block has a unique page that display with the date in ...
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Resaving Matrix Blocks skips because of "not loading its content"

We recently updated one of our biggest projects to Craft 4. And today I tried to resave all the matrix block with resave/matrix-blocks but was greeted with the following behaviour: Does anybody have ...
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Deleting matrix block on front end form

The below code doesn't appear to be working for me, it will delete all other blocks apart from itself. I just need it to delete itself. trophyOrders is the Matrix field in the user account. {% set ...
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Update user matrix field dropdown through module

Appreciate I may be asking for a lot here - I have an existing module that I use to fire events when a stripe order is completed. I would like to iterate through some User matrix blocks and update a ...
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Generate a unique ID for each instance of a block from matrix field

I have a question regarding Matrix fields. I have a matrix field where one block will be used multiple times (around 4 or so) on each page. When that block scrolls into view I am firing a javascript ...
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Retrieve tags used in matrix field

I have a matrix field that includes a tags field. The matrix includes a list of events, with each event using the tag field to determine topics. I'd like to output a list of each tag used, so I can ...
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Filtering entries via a table field inside a Matrix Block

James helped me with part one and it's working well: Filtering entries via a dropdown inside a Matrix Block Now I would also like to filter by a table field as well. The table is extras and the ...
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Filtering entries via a dropdown inside a Matrix Block

I have Entries with a Matrix field called events. I have an Entries field and a Dropdown field inside those Matrix blocks (block type event). I'm currently filtering by entry using andRelatedTo(['and',...
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Import CSV data using FeedMe plugin into entries with Matrix fields

I would like to import a CSV file into but the entries contain Matrix fields. When I set up the file, FeedMe provides a way to map columns in the CSV file to specific Matrix fields but I can't find a ...
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How to Show the Total Word Count of an Entry?

Any way to show the total word count in real-time to authors while they are writing an entry that has multiple blocks? I don't need per-block word count ... I need total word count shown in real-...
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FeedMe import to update specific Matrix blocks without affecting others

I'm familiar with using FeedMe to import into Matrix blocks, but I’m not sure how to do the following: I have a series of existing entries, each with a series of existing Matrix blocks of several ...
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Eager loading results in more queries

From what I understand it is wise to always eager load assets, I used it successfully in other cases, but here it results in a more queries, not fewer. I am trying to eager load an asset in a matrix ...
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Show all entries from an entry field

I have an Entry field (page) as part of my Matrix field (footer). When the client selects 5 entries, I want to display them all in my list and not just the first. I can only seem to get my code ...
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Finding next and previous entry within multiple matrix fields

First of all I have looked through various similar questions/answers, but don't think any of them address my specific problem. I am building a website for an artist, and I have a Category which I've ...
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Deleting a matrix block type that was copied in code

I'm somewhat new to Craft, and struggling a bit with copying matrix block types. Any help would be greatly appreciated. So, I have some code that copies a matrix block and its fields, but when I go to ...
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Updating specific field in from block in matrix field via migration

I'm trying to update a specific field (a dropdown) in an existing block (of type 'subhoofding') in an existing matrix field 'contentBuilder' The migration itself runs fine, show the new value as ...
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Reordering Matrix blocks by date in the control panel when saving an entry

I'm trying to reorder Matrix Blocks in date order when saving an entry in the control panel. I kind of have it working using the following code. My Matrix field is 'events'. Each block contains a date ...
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Is it possible to find what Matrix Block aren't being used

I have a fairly large site with the main content on most pages driven by a Matrix field. That Matrix field has 15 or so different Blocks - we are now doing a tidy up on the site and going to try and ...
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Saving data in a table field in a matrix field via entry form

I have an entry form with both table fields and matrix fields containing table fields. I can save data into the table fields OK with fields[fieldHandle][X][colX] but with the below, I get a matrix ...
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How to delete Matrix fields in front end

I created a user profile page with Matrix field with assets, I found this thread and this thread about adding and updating Matrix field in the frontend. Does anyone know how to delete the Matrix field?...
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PDO Exception when accessing a matrix field

This is a really strange issue - everything had been working fine for many months then all of a sudden three specific entries in the same section started throwing PDO Exception (see screenshot below). ...
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Adding New Matrix Block via Frontend in Craft 3

Referencing https://craftcms.com/docs/3.x/matrix-fields.html#saving-matrix-fields I believe I did this correctly according to the docs and other posts here. My Matrix field is able to save edits, but ...
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Multilingual setup with different content structure per language

We'd like to setup a multilingual site with a parallel structure but different content per language. The content will differ specifically in the matrix fields that there will be. For example, German &...
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cannot create matrix in craftcms 4.2.3

I just created a fresh project with craftcms 4, but am running into issues creating a matrix. Even with just one block field. It gives me the error Cannot assign string to property craft\models\...
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How to find number of assets inside a matrix block?

I have a matrix block which has an asset field inside of it. I want to know how many assets are inside the block, is there a way to do so?
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How do you filter matrix blocks by type?

Is there a way to filter a matrix by block type, or get a count of how many items there are of a certain type? Can't find a syntax example. I created a matrix with two blocks. In pseudo code, ...

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