Edit Alarm


Thanh Vuong

3rd Party (Free)

Creative Commons Attribution

EE Version Support

  • ExpressionEngine 2


If an item is crossed out, it might be untested, not applicable or incompatible. Contact the developer to be sure.

  • Updater
  • Multi Site Manager
  • Stand Alone Entry Form
  • Low Variables
  • Content Elements
  • Better Workflow
  • Matrix
  • Grid
  • Webservice
  • Publisher


  • jQuery for the Control Panel

Add-On Type(s)



Edit Alarm v1.2 for EE2.x. Similar to Edit Alert for EE1.x - This extension alerts authors when another author is editing a resource they are accessing.

Edit Alarm v1.2 for EE2.x

EE 2.1.2 and higher

If you are upgrading this extension, please make sure you disable and re-enable if you run into problems.

This extension was developed during the releases of EE 2.1.1 and 2.1.2. Both version have bugs affecting
this plugin. If you haven’t patched up, you must read the following:

If you are using EE 2.1.1, please upgrade. There is a bug with
the entry_submission_absolute_end hook.

If you are using EE 2.1.2, please apply the following bugfix to (or upgrade to 2.1.3):
./system/expressionengine/controllers/cp/content_publish.php on line 1090

Find this:
$result = $this->extensions->call(‘publish_form_entry_data’, $result->row_array());

Replace with:
$result = $this->extensions->call(‘publish_form_entry_data’, $result);

1. Download and unzip the latest version
2. Upload edit_alarm folder to your third_party folder (usually it’s ./system/expressionengine/third_party)
3. Enable Edit Alarm in the Control Panel (Settings if you like to customize)

Support, Suggestions, Bugs

For support, suggestions, bug submissions, and comments, please e-mail thanh@vuongs.org and I will try my best to address your concerns.

Please refer to the README file inside the zip.

Edit Alarm Links

Hooks Used

If the add-on is an extension, and ties into ExpressionEngine's core files, it will use ExpressionEngine hooks. We are listing any hooks the add-on uses for developers to have an easier time locating other add-ons that they can reference for their own work.

  1. publish_form_entry_data
  2. entry_submission_absolute_end
  3. edit_template_start
  4. update_template_end
  5. edit_wiki_article_form_end
  6. edit_wiki_article_end
  7. wiki_article_end

This entry was created December 21, 2010, 4:36 pm.
This entry was last updated May 19, 2011, 10:54 am.

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1 Review:

Paul Frost 11.06.12

Paul Frost
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Very simple, but effective method if you are likely to have multiple editors of a channel