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adi_detritus - Sweep up the rubbish
Thursday · October 22, 2020 · 01:24:36 AM
Summary Building sites are great places to play, but who likes to tidy up? This is where adi_detritus comes in. It’ll scour your website’s filesystem and plugins for items that are redundant, supe...

Adding file links to articles
Thursday · October 22, 2020 · 01:10:22 AM
Bruce Bowden wrote #326491: Brief backstory: I used Silverstripe CMS for many years but as time went on, I was doing less development and Silverstripe was moving up in sophistication. Time to find a new, sim...

New site: Product & Experience Design Guide
Wednesday · October 21, 2020 · 06:00:15 PM
colak wrote #326478: One I few I saw that gets 100% on pagespeed both on desktop and mobile devices. :-D THANK YOU FOR NOTICING. I worked on that. My goal is for it to be quick(er) to download in Nigerian...

Un-hyphenated titles
Tuesday · October 20, 2020 · 05:13:08 PM
trim and replace. Perfect! Thanks Stef! Edit. I looked here but overlooked it, thinking an escape might do it. That’s a very handy page.

Hive framework theme (WIP)
Tuesday · October 20, 2020 · 12:45:39 PM
Another alpha snapshot is available – updated the download link in first post. I’ll keep providing snapshots at regular intervals as this theme inches closer to something you’d use in producti...


Merge branch '4.8.4' into dev
Wednesday · October 21, 2020 · 05:38:41 AM
Merge branch '4.8.4' into dev...

Latest translations
Wednesday · October 21, 2020 · 05:38:28 AM
Latest translations...

Latest translations
Tuesday · October 20, 2020 · 11:53:07 AM
Latest translations...

Merge branch '4.8.4' into dev
Tuesday · October 20, 2020 · 08:52:13 AM
Merge branch '4.8.4' into dev...

Another useful text
Tuesday · October 20, 2020 · 08:51:59 AM
Another useful text...


Saturday · March 21, 2020 · 01:11:36 PM
Caches the outout of an url (simple GET APIs, URIs, websites etc.). It can also be used to cache dynamic pages of the own website.

Monday · March 6, 2017 · 12:34:14 AM
In its simplest form, <txp:etc_search /> acts like the built-in Textpattern search, digging articles’ title and body. But it adds a bit of logic without recurring to match="all" or match="any" attri...

Sunday · March 5, 2017 · 05:15:37 AM
wet_plugout is a plugin for Textpattern which allows the site administrator to disable all active plugins with one click of a button and re-enable the previously active set later on. This procedure is probably ...

Friday · March 3, 2017 · 01:58:45 AM
Textpattern plugin builds links to articles, images, sections and categories. wet_link is largely based on Alex Shiels’ zem_link and can be used as a drop-in replacement for that.

Sunday · February 12, 2017 · 09:19:36 AM
With this small Textpattern CMS plugin you can assign an article in another articles custom field for a cross-reference. You can select the articles by an dropdown of article titles.


Textpattern CMS 4.8.3 released
Sunday · September 13, 2020 · 10:44:26 AM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.8.3.

Textpattern CMS 4.8.2 released
Wednesday · July 29, 2020 · 05:42:56 PM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.8.2.

Textpattern 4.9: changes to system requirements and browser support [3]
Wednesday · June 17, 2020 · 04:31:58 AM
The upcoming Textpattern 4.9 release will include some notable changes that affect older systems, including web servers running older versions of PHP and computers using Internet Explorer.

Feature focus: live pageless sections for hidden content
Saturday · June 6, 2020 · 08:21:26 AM
Go beyond the page in Textpattern 4.8, with sections that have no visible content. What?! Have the developers gone crazy? How does shadowy content hiding behind the front page help? Join us as we expose what it...

Textpattern CMS 4.8.1 released [4]
Saturday · May 30, 2020 · 09:46:50 PM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.8.1.


Show a placeholder image when an image is missing
Saturday · June 29, 2019 · 05:53:02 PM
What happens when you delete an image via Textpattern’s Content › Images pane but the image is still used elsewhere as an article image? This tip shows you how to show a placeholder image when no i...

Embed audio files using native tags
Friday · December 28, 2018 · 03:09:27 PM
The code creates a container for audio-files which can then be embedded in the articles using short-tags.

Outputting an .ics calendar file from a Textpattern article
Tuesday · November 14, 2017 · 11:16:36 PM
Have you ever wanted your site’s visitors to be able to download the date of an event(s) to their computer’s calendar? This tip shows you how to provide a downloadable .ics files for calendar apps f...

Pick the right video embedding plugin
Tuesday · January 17, 2017 · 09:16:54 PM
A helpful comparison of the current video and media playing plugins for Textpattern from Nicolas Morand.

Allow website users to set defined variable values
Sunday · May 29, 2016 · 09:48:59 AM
Nicolas Morand shares his plugin features that allow website users to select and sort articles on the front end.

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Dean Allen, R.I.P.
Monday · January 22, 2018 · 09:05:07 AM
Dean Allen, the father of Textpattern, has passed away.

Thursday · August 17, 2017 · 09:24:12 AM
The home page of my favorite CMS has a new look.

Heigh-io, Heigh-io
Thursday · March 16, 2017 · 09:02:25 AM
It’s off to work we go!

TXP Boat
Tuesday · December 6, 2016 · 08:49:38 AM
Spending the holidays on a houseboat in Key Largo.

TXP Active
Friday · November 18, 2016 · 10:11:05 AM
A flurry of activity of late.

We Love TXP

Wisconsin Music
Friday · October 14, 2016 · 05:44:37 PM
100% hand coded by me from the ground up using bare bones HTML 5 and CSS.Responsive SVG logo Custom compact web font for the icons Background video Subtle parallax effects sprinkled throughout...

Friday · October 14, 2016 · 05:30:13 PM
The Largest uPVC windows manufacturer in Belarus.

Sogrape Evaton Inc.
Wednesday · December 23, 2015 · 11:58:48 AM
Producer of strong brands, such as Mateus Rosé, Gazela, Sandeman and Casa Ferreirinha, Sogrape Vinhos is present in the main winegrowing regions of Portugal and takes its wines to more than 120 markets.

Saturday · November 21, 2015 · 02:10:07 PM
Healer, Acupuncture, American Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Sports Physiotherapy, Osteopathy, Wellness...

Guest house Na Kopečku
Friday · November 20, 2015 · 06:36:32 AM
Pages of a small family guest house situated in the north-eastern of Czech republic. Multilingual website, responsive design.


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