ExpressionEngine® User Guide

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Control Panel Location: Developer ‣ Channels

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


Permission Restrictions

  • Access settings: Design & Content
  • Channels: Create Channels
  • Channels: Edit Channels
  • Channels: Delete Channels



This button will allow you to create a new channel.


This will take you to Channel Set Import where you can import a channel set.


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


This will take you to the channel’s edit form.


This will download a Channel Set.


This will take you to the channel’s Layouts.

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 channels will be removed. Removing a channel will cause a confirmation modal to appear that will summarize the action.