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Corona virus
Wednesday · April 1, 2020 · 03:42:06 AM
jakob wrote #322410: FWIW: I tried out Microsoft Teams and Zoom with a friend who needs a 20-person group […] I am told that Teams is a breeze to set up and use for group video talks – but tha...

Design and Designers
Wednesday · April 1, 2020 · 02:48:35 AM
Then you might like ‚Urbanized‘ (now online) even more as it throws light on the massive inequalities in urban life across the world. The scale of cities magnifies the problems dramatically and the ...

Radio station running on TXP?
Wednesday · April 1, 2020 · 01:15:53 AM
Standard HTML5 audio code will play a stream. Here is an example for playing a Shoutcast stream: <audio src="http://yourdomain.com:8000/;" controls autoplay preload="auto" autobuffer></audio> Ice...

Wednesday · April 1, 2020 · 12:53:53 AM
C-19 irrelevant. I don’t know how many of you came across the Impractical Jokers’ pranks on youtube. Here’s one that really made me laugh. • Public Speaking On Novocaine...

JavaScript for embedding HTML form in Article not working anymore
Monday · March 30, 2020 · 10:52:04 PM
thank you, Jakob. That worked.

Textpattern evaluation (dis)abilities
Monday · March 30, 2020 · 09:44:10 AM
Everything turned out to be simple. Thank you!

Commenting form, authorization through social networks
Sunday · March 29, 2020 · 05:58:12 AM
Pagination break threading. Perhaps ‛load more…’ would be solution.

Fookin' Goog 'n' Farcebook again
Saturday · March 28, 2020 · 06:47:16 AM
Shoshana Zuboff is indeed great and her book, Surveillance Capitalism is a must read! Thanks for sharing.

Link section1/artcile1 > section2/article2 ????
Friday · March 27, 2020 · 04:05:06 AM
I apologize for lost time. /section/catégorie/titre The key is here.CATEGORIE failed Sorry...

Feedback to: Textpattern CMS 4.8.0 Released
Thursday · March 26, 2020 · 06:03:18 PM
i am looking forward to trying it out, but i have decided to await the 4.8.1 release as it is to address some issues identified by others.

Best place to download theme?
Thursday · March 26, 2020 · 12:05:23 PM
Great thanks Jacob I’ll do that! :)...

Textpattern web server under increased load
Thursday · March 26, 2020 · 08:34:13 AM
colak wrote #322299: would this be of help? Thanks, Yiannis- we run on Nginx, not Apache. There’s already some rate-limiting code in place to reduce the impact of bots generally. This one seems to be...

nth-child misbehaving? [SOLVED]
Wednesday · March 25, 2020 · 07:58:20 AM
jakob wrote #322287: :nth-child(2 of .bar) { }... yes, that is lovely solution, unfortunately Safari/WebKit only so far. I have used it for a couple of projects that are macOS and/or iOS only, with pleasu...

Textpattern CMS demo site
Wednesday · March 25, 2020 · 06:49:53 AM
There was some downtime yesterday, now resolved. High level cause: me. I’m an idiot. Lower level cause: I removed PHP 7.3 since all the sites are now working on PHP 7.4, and I omitted to redirect the ph...

txp:category_list exclude doesn't work?
Tuesday · March 24, 2020 · 09:29:46 PM
etc wrote #322229: I think it must be lowercase: <txp:category_list parent="themes" exclude="themes" break="">... Thank you! That did the trick. I thought I had actually tried this, but I guess not...


This is 4.8.0
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 09:25:37 PM
This is 4.8.0...

Add missing 'month' and 'time' attributes
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 09:04:32 PM
Add missing 'month' and 'time' attributes The file_download_list and linklist tags are now more completely integrated with their creation date fields.

HISTORY and version numbers for 4.8.0
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 06:50:32 PM
HISTORY and version numbers for 4.8.0...

revert README update
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 11:40:39 AM
revert README update mea culpa, dir doesn't exist in distribution...

Update README.txt
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 11:39:04 AM
Update README.txt...

Update HISTORY.txt
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 09:42:14 AM
Update HISTORY.txt...

Bump theme versions to 4.8.0
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 04:43:24 AM
Bump theme versions to 4.8.0...

Latest Farsi translations
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 04:25:12 AM
Latest Farsi translations...

jQuery File Upload v10.8.0
Monday · February 24, 2020 · 04:25:02 AM
jQuery File Upload v10.8.0...

Latest Polish and Latvian translations
Wednesday · February 19, 2020 · 07:56:04 AM
Latest Polish and Latvian translations Thanks to Daniel Zdziebko and Papuass, via Crowdin.

UglifyJS v3.8.0
Wednesday · February 19, 2020 · 07:54:49 AM
UglifyJS v3.8.0...

Tentative support for SSL MySQL connections
Monday · February 17, 2020 · 05:51:34 PM
Tentative support for SSL MySQL connections...

Go for the jugular and make SimpleXML required
Monday · February 17, 2020 · 04:06:14 PM
Go for the jugular and make SimpleXML required...

Revert "Defensive code around SimpleXml, just in case"
Monday · February 17, 2020 · 04:04:19 PM
Revert "Defensive code around SimpleXml, just in case" This reverts commit d464891674ee47df3a845f9ca7a4166ac2460b6a.

Defensive code around SimpleXml, just in case
Monday · February 17, 2020 · 12:10:07 PM
Defensive code around SimpleXml, just in case Thanks, amordecosmos, gaekwad.

Latest Czech translations
Monday · February 17, 2020 · 11:15:10 AM
Latest Czech translations Thanks to Miloš Berka, via Crowdin.

Ooops. Minimum PHP version is 5.5 for Txp4.8.0
Saturday · February 15, 2020 · 05:09:31 PM
Ooops. Minimum PHP version is 5.5 for Txp4.8.0...

Revert commit crossover
Friday · February 14, 2020 · 10:45:37 AM
Revert commit crossover...

Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into…
Friday · February 14, 2020 · 10:43:15 AM
Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into dev...

Erm... bump version?
Friday · February 14, 2020 · 10:42:54 AM
Erm... bump version?


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.

Adopt orphaned plugins
Friday · August 10, 2018 · 10:06:05 AM
Please help us keep Textpattern Resources current and as useful as possible by repairing links or helping to adopt orphaned plugins.

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.


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Textpattern CMS 4.8.0 released
Tuesday · February 25, 2020 · 02:27:31 AM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.8.0.

Textpattern CMS 4.8.0 beta 3 released
Friday · February 14, 2020 · 06:01:24 AM
We are pleased to announce the third beta release of Textpattern CMS 4.8.0.

Textpattern CMS 4.8.0 beta 2 released
Tuesday · January 28, 2020 · 03:13:09 AM
We are pleased to announce the second beta release of Textpattern CMS 4.8.0.

Textpattern CMS 4.8.0 beta released
Saturday · December 21, 2019 · 11:30:36 AM
We are pleased to announce a beta release of Textpattern CMS 4.8.0.

Security considerations and user privileges in Textpattern
Tuesday · October 1, 2019 · 07:28:58 AM
Before submitting a perceived security vulnerability or XSS exploit through our security email address, please review the items in this article that we do not consider to be weaknesses in Textpattern.

Incorrect Textpattern 4.7.3 checksums were listed on download page
Friday · March 15, 2019 · 08:45:05 AM
This blog post outlines a now-resolved oversight relating to archive download checksums for Textpattern 4.7.3. Consider it informational, no action is required on your part.


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To new Textpattern community members
Tuesday · May 28, 2013 · 03:03:49 PM
Textpattern wants you. Textpattern needs you. In return, you can become a star! All it takes is some time on your hands, a team spirit, and a passion to create great things. Reading this article will help too.

Event management in Textpattern
Tuesday · May 28, 2013 · 12:02:02 PM
Learn how to easily create calendars in Textpattern using smd_calendar, and use Textpattern functionality to manage event information in different ways. Very useful for clubs, churches, event companies and any ...

From the editor 4
Tuesday · May 28, 2013 · 10:36:40 AM
Issue 4 is another staggered issue. Articles will be posted as they roll in. We begin with a great one. Our esteemed colleague, Kevin Potts, dazzles you with a technical rouser on using the smd_calendar plugin.

Carla Lovato on Brazil, design, and Textpattern
Thursday · October 11, 2012 · 07:58:07 PM
Brazil has always been a must-go destination for me, even if for a week on the beaten tourist paths. But bikinis and carnival say nothing of the greater cultural experiences to be had by mixing into the big mel...

Dissecting HTML5 Boilerplate 4.0
Wednesday · October 10, 2012 · 03:05:34 PM
If you are looking for a perfect HTML5 template to kickstart your new project that should be fast, robust and cross-browser compatible, you do not have to look beyond the HTML5 Boilerplate. The world’s mo...

Checks and balances
Thursday · September 6, 2012 · 07:28:09 AM
We bring you an uncharacteristic issue this time; a few articles now, and a couple more later. Most articles this issue are written by the Editor-in-Chief. But don’t let that scare you off, Issue 3 is a s...

Divining David DeSandro
Thursday · September 6, 2012 · 07:26:25 AM
David DeSandro is the kind of person Textpattern often draws to its community; people who are talented, genuine and friendly, and who like to create things from the canvas up. He’s also the kind of person...

How to create a Textpattern plugin
Thursday · September 6, 2012 · 07:25:29 AM
Love it or hate it, PHP is part of the core fabric of the web, driving blogs, services and corporate sites of all sizes. Textpattern is no exception. The CMS core code is deliberately kept as light and airy as ...

The folly and promise of theoretical (re)designs
Thursday · September 6, 2012 · 07:25:02 AM
In early August, the Lithuanian design agency, New!, published a theoretical redesign of Wikipedia, The Wikipedia Redefined. Thanks to popular media like .net bringing attention to it, news of the project quick...

Step by measured step
Thursday · May 31, 2012 · 05:50:30 AM
This issue of TXP Magazine delivers more exciting firsts. Ralitza brings us the first Site Watch article, profiling 24 Ways and the key fellow behind it, Drew McLellan. Kevin delivers the first full-length tuto...

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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.

SON Gliwice
Saturday · November 7, 2015 · 12:50:13 PM
“SON” is a non profit organization uniting disabled people, members of their families and volunteers in the Polish town Gliwice.

Wednesday · November 4, 2015 · 03:00:43 AM

Wednesday · October 21, 2015 · 07:37:24 AM
Skills Group has over 20 years’ experience in delivering apprenticeships, working with top local employers to offer sustainable employment opportunities. We are one of the country’s largest independ...

Drake Homes
Wednesday · October 21, 2015 · 07:30:42 AM
For over 30 years Drake Homes has been providing residential lettings with two-tier management services to landlords with Plymouth property.

Wednesday · October 21, 2015 · 07:03:45 AM
AS WERMO is a furniture industry enterprise located in Estonia in the city of Võru, with history dating back to 1947.

Northern Rivers Business Magazine
Wednesday · October 21, 2015 · 06:48:46 AM
Northern Rivers Business Magazine bring all the latest business news & events from Northern NSW.

Z Jamnikowa
Monday · October 5, 2015 · 05:44:25 PM
Family owned kennel in Poland breeding standard shorthaired dachshunds since 1994. Registered with FCI and Związek Kynologiczny w Polsce.

The Hom
Friday · September 25, 2015 · 08:03:39 AM
Bringing you the next generation of indoor and outdoor furniture to consumers everywhere, offering beautiful, exciting, and stylish pieces that are comfortable for any décor and any budget. As a customer...

Jessica Rousseau
Saturday · September 19, 2015 · 02:19:47 PM
Belgian Hat Designer in Bruxelles. Original creations, transformations, appointments only.

Alexipharmaque éditions
Friday · September 18, 2015 · 08:22:31 AM
Official website of the French editor. Discover our catalogue: printed books and eBooks.


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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.

Shock and Awe
Saturday · November 12, 2016 · 08:43:14 AM
Recovering from the shock of this year’s election.

Thursday · November 3, 2016 · 08:48:42 AM
A new top level domain enters the TXP family.

Stardate 10923.65
Friday · October 28, 2016 · 05:10:55 AM
A chance to share old memories.

The default form
Tuesday · October 25, 2016 · 03:35:14 AM
Every single time you go to the forms panel, there’s the default form.

Hosting WordPress
Monday · October 24, 2016 · 06:39:51 AM
Why hosting WordPress sucks.


Tuesday · August 25, 2015 · 11:03:44 AM
An alternative way into Textpattern using Bootstrap to provide useful themes, an updated TXP design gallery (We Love TXP), up-to-date TXP Planet news and handy TXP Tags site.

Install Textpattern 4.5
Sunday · September 2, 2012 · 12:04:48 PM
Installing and using Textpattern 4.5 has become even more pleasurable, almost to the point of luxury! The TXP values of simplicity, flexibility, ease of use and lightweight power are stronger than ever in this ...

One Breath
Monday · June 4, 2012 · 11:55:33 AM
The only website I know where all articles are about the breath. If you are not interested in this breath you should be. I do not say that from ego. I state a fact that, if you follow it up, will lead to a life...

Harry Seidler & Associates
Monday · November 14, 2011 · 07:20:52 PM
Designed by Gary Venter (also an architect) this showcase of a leading world architect is quite simply stunning.


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