ExpressionEngine® 3 User Guide

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Field Groups

Control Panel Location: Developer Tools ‣ Channel Manager ‣ Field Groups

This section of the Control Panel is where field groups are created, edited and deleted.

Permission Restrictions

  • Access settings: Design & Content
  • Channel fields: Create Channel Fields
  • Channel fields: Edit Channel Fields
  • Channel fields: Delete Channel Fields



This will take you to Channel Settings.

Create New

This will take you to the create form.


The icons in the manage column perform actions on the field group in its row.


This will take you to the field group’s create/edit.


This will take you to Custom Fields.

Bulk Actions

The checkbox in the right-most column of the table selects a button for a bulk action. When at least one checkbox is checked the bulk action dropdown menu and submit button will be made available in the lower righthand corner of the table.


The selected channel groups will be removed. Removing a channel group will cause a confirmation modal to appear that will summarize the action.