ExpressionEngine® 3 User Guide

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Channel Manager

Control Panel Location: Developer Tools ‣ Channel Manager

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

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Permission Restrictions

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

Actions

Settings

This will take you to Channel Settings.

Field Groups

This will take you to the Field Groups.

New Field Group

This will allow you to create a new field group.

Category Groups

This will take you to the Category Groups.

New Category Group

This will allow you to create a new category group.

Status Groups

This will take you to the Status Groups.

New Status Group

This will allow you to create a new status group.

Create New

This will take you to the create form.

Import

This will take you to Channel Set Import.

Manage

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

Edit

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

Settings

This will take you to Channel Settings.

layouts

This will take you to Form Layouts.

Export

This will download a Channel Set.

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.

Remove

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