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Locked out of my Account, how to get back in?

This is not actually my answer since it's from Andrew Welch on Twitter here: https://mobile.twitter.com/nystudio107/status/1063135843441954816 If you have access to MySQL, you can change the admin ...
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Plugins not showing in Admin

Probably the name of the folder isn't the plugin handle. Check inside the plugin's folder to see if the actual plugin folder is inside there. For instance: forge@nys-production ~/nystudio107.com/...
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How do I UNLOCK my account?

If you don’t have access to another admin account, you could unlock the account directly in the database. Change the lock value to 0 for the account in the craft_users table.
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Recovering (or creating a new) admin account

I'm rusty on MySQL so it took me a while to go through this. I'm leaving this here for future internet travelers. It's based on Brad's solution, so read through that first, then you can use these ...
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Plugins not showing in Admin

I'm an idiot. In the Settings area, I was expecting the plugin to show up in the Plugin section after uploading. Don't know why, but noticed last night that under the System section, there was a ...
Shad's user avatar
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How to modify the login panel

You can add a logo to the login page by uploading one to Settings → General Login Page Logo. If you need further tweaking, you could use the Control Panel CSS plugin. I wouldn't recommend modifying ...
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500 error on installation since version 2.3

In case it helps someone, my issue was the permissions for the root index.php file...It was 666 (writeable by group) and when I switched that file permissions to 644, the installation was able to move ...
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Log in as different users in backend front end at the same time?

You can use "incognito mode" in your browser, or you use another browser or computer for this type of front end testing.
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Settings in Admin Panel Blank

There's a chance that one of your plugins is causing this behavior. Go into your craft_plugins table, and change the value of enabled to 0 for every single plugin. If your Settings page is then ...
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Would it be possible to create a plugin to warn a user if a page is being edited

Inspired in part by Mats' detailed answer, I've written a plugin that does just this: MN Snitch Enjoy!
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Order entries based on date field in the Control Panel

The CpSortableCustomColumns plugin lets you sort your element index tables on custom fields. Sounds like it does exactly what you want.
Marion Newlevant's user avatar
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How can I add a favicon to the admin part of Craft?

If you go to Craft Settings > General you can add a site icon in there plus a logo for the login page.
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Can I rename my craft/ folder?

Absolutely! In fact, you've outlined the steps needed to do so... Rename craft folder Change $craftPath value in index.php That's it!
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Missing Users tab in CMS

Based on your screenshot, you're using the Personal version of Craft, which only allows for one user, which is why you won't see a Users section in the sidebar or the Settings screen. If you upgrade ...
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How to modify the login panel

I solved this by adding a module that is supposed to act as a sitemodule with different functions I use over most of my projects. Inside that module you register an asset bundle that ultimately adds a ...
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Missing the "Settings" tab in admin panel

It's likely because allowAdminChanges is set to false for the staging/production environment in the config/general.php file. This is generally done purposefully so that you don't run into any issues ...
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Hiding Field on Parent Entry

You can create two different Entry Types for your Structure section, and use one Entry Type for parent entries, and a different entry type for child entries. Entry Types have their own field layout, ...
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Disabling the target="_blank" on admin site title link

You can use the handy Control Panel JS plugin and add some JS that targets the site-name class on the anchor and removes it. jQuery's removeAttr should do the trick.
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Would it be possible to create a plugin to warn a user if a page is being edited

It's definitely a feature Craft is missing, and I've had requests from several clients who are frustrated about it (not super frustrated, fortunately, because everything else in Craft is so much ...
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Plugins in admin navigation

There's a plugin for that by Josh Crawford https://github.com/engram-design/CPNav
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Can't access admin panel

I had the same issue on my mac and struggled for hours. Having the right .htaccess file in place was key, but if you are not getting Craft's error messages, that's a sign your .htaccess file is not ...
Topolino's user avatar
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How do I fix PHP Notice - Undefined index: releaseDate?

I've run into this issue myself with Craft version: 2.6.2962. The line in question is expecting a column from the database called "releaseDate". In my case, that column no longer exists. It might ...
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Is there a way to change what happens after you save a new entry?

You can, and it's easy! The "Save" button contains a dropdown arrow, with alternative options for saving: You'll notice that "Save and continue editing" is the top option. You may also notice that ...
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Form for admins to register users from the front end

What you could try to do, though I don't know if this will work, is use the same form that craft CP uses in the backend. Using Google f12 I managed to find this: <form id="userform" class="pane" ...
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Reset the password of an admin account

If you can access the users table, change the admin email to yours, then just use the forgot password link
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Craft 3 Admin not loading cpresources files over HTTPS

The fix was to delete the content of the /cpresources folder and that did the trick.
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Visiting admin brings up the installer

Sounds like it's viewing the DB as being empty. The access credentials are correct (it's technically connecting to the database), but it's not seeing any tables in the database. Does your site use a ...
Lindsey D's user avatar
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Permission for "Send an activation email now?" Option

This feature was added in Craft 3.3.5, see the changelog. If you update to this version, your users should be able to control whether the activation email is sent.
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Display time along with date in admin listing page

The output format for DateTime attributes is hard-coded in the craft\base\Element class, so there's no configuration you can use to change it. See the source code here for details. You can, however, ...
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500 Internal error on admin - session related

I found it. There were some files in my web folder that had the reference to session.save variable with that old path for php7. Both .user.ini and php.ini had the following line: session.save_path = &...
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