ExpressionEngine® User Guide

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Control Panel Location: Developer ‣ Fields

This section of the Control Panel is where custom fields 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


Create New

This will take you to the create form.


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


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

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.