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Help Troubleshoot Publish Layouts

Publish Layouts in ExpressionEngine are a great idea. But they haven’t been reliable for a lot of people…myself included. As I read through the Twitter streams about ExpressionEngine I see a lot of comments about having to reset Publish Layouts after an upgrade, after removing fields and more.

Marcus Neto of EllisLab put out a call to get some more bug reports and steps to reproduce:

Have you run into the Publish Layouts problem? Get in touch with Marcus or file a bug with steps to reproduce the problem.

Posted on Apr 17, 2012 by Ryan Irelan

Filed Under: EllisLab, ExpressionEngine 2

Nuno20:35 on 04.17.2012

FYI - link to bug tracker is broken smile

Ryan Irelan21:06 on 04.17.2012

Thanks, Nuno. All fixed!

GDmac04:02 on 04.18.2012

@marcusneto a train of thought is to put new fields and tabs at end of existing publish layout and keep existing layout intact as possible.

@marcusneto likewise, a mechanism to catch removed fields (insert placeholder maybe?) and warn the user that layout needs adjustment.