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Using txp loop tags in plugins?
Wednesday · November 21, 2018 · 02:28:23 PM
Bloke wrote #315370: I would investigate adi_matrix. You can construct a matrix specifically for each type of content and only show the fields relevant to that as dedicated menu items under the Content menu.

how do I connect to another non txp db?
Wednesday · November 21, 2018 · 02:19:24 PM
The good news is you can do this mid-page with rah_swap. It’s pretty straightforward as long as the db is on the same server, which is what you have. If the other database is a non-txp database, you need...

Textile lists go haywire sometimes
Wednesday · November 21, 2018 · 08:21:00 AM
Bloke, thank you!

Members Area
Wednesday · November 21, 2018 · 08:08:56 AM
Thank you Stef, will give that a go. Much appreciated as always.

Podcast SEO native output going smoothly?
Tuesday · November 20, 2018 · 12:09:55 AM
Thanks for your input and taking the time to suggest some things. I’m traveling shortly so my attention will be divided but after Friday this week I’ll dive further into things. I hadn’t cons...

News from a neighbouring galaxy
Monday · November 19, 2018 · 04:00:56 PM
they announced it is now open source — don’t know for sure what that means.

CSS: height: calc(100vh... and IE
Monday · November 19, 2018 · 04:51:57 AM
discovered that my IE 11 was zoomed out 25% under settings :) jesus… and how not to hide the top of the background video behind the #top element? looks like it’s not possible… backgroun...

Upgrade 4.5.7? > 4.7.1
Sunday · November 18, 2018 · 02:15:09 PM
jakob wrote #315179: That’s not so bad. You asked us before here. And if you need a hand with auto search-replacing in your DB, you can also ask one of us. Thanks Jakob. You guys are extremely help...

Txp 'Manifesto'
Sunday · November 18, 2018 · 01:09:26 PM
i’ve been using textpattern since 2006, on small and simple but very valuable for me projects. TXP is not about some teсhnical competetive advantages or something like this. it’s pure idea th...

Offline Documentation
Sunday · November 18, 2018 · 11:53:41 AM
I like the way the phplist team is actually distributing their manuals. Admittedly, I hate the layout and graphics of their epub though.

Donald Swain
Saturday · November 17, 2018 · 01:25:25 PM
I enjoyed this advert very much J.R. Hartley...

custom_field acrobatics
Saturday · November 17, 2018 · 12:02:10 PM
I have a custom field which I would like it to respond to 3 different conditions. The field is empty for which case it links to our home page The field has a url for which case we link to it The field has a ...

transfer over 1600 articles
Saturday · November 17, 2018 · 11:46:57 AM
Thanks Oleg… Now that the merge is over, I probably will not need it but it’ll save a lot of headaches for others.

article_custom from both categories (AND)
Saturday · November 17, 2018 · 05:50:09 AM
jakob wrote #315330: I like it! Will that be in 4.7.2, then? Thanks! It is in dev in any case, testers welcome. One question: is it necessary that breakby is also a separate form? That would mean there ...

com_connect - form and contact mailer
Saturday · November 17, 2018 · 04:50:29 AM
There seems to be a problem with the validation of the com_connect_file tag. This is how I am using it: <txp:com_connect_file label="Send file" max="8000000" accept=".pdf,.docx,.doc" required="1" /> Th...


This is 4.7.1
Monday · June 25, 2018 · 05:38:09 PM
This is 4.7.1...

HISTORY and version numbers for 4.7.1
Monday · June 25, 2018 · 05:35:06 PM
HISTORY and version numbers for 4.7.1...

Merge branch 'dev' into v4.7.1
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:32:49 AM
Merge branch 'dev' into v4.7.1...

Merge pull request #1306 from petecooper/patch-5
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:32:33 AM
Merge pull request #1306 from petecooper/patch-5 Update HISTORY.txt...

Restore 4.7.1 specific README
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:31:58 AM
Restore 4.7.1 specific README NOTE: Don't merge this into dev.

Update HISTORY.txt
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:29:03 AM
Update HISTORY.txt Covers enhancements made in https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern/issues/1301...

Merge pull request #1305 from petecooper/patch-4
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:25:11 AM
Merge pull request #1305 from petecooper/patch-4 Update mode.ini...

Update mode.ini
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:21:43 AM
Update mode.ini Chop trailing `.` on languages list for clarity...

Merge pull request #1304 from petecooper/patch-3
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:20:13 AM
Merge pull request #1304 from petecooper/patch-3 Update README.md...

Update README.md
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:12:34 AM
Update README.md...

Merge pull request #1303 from petecooper/patch-2
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:10:47 AM
Merge pull request #1303 from petecooper/patch-2 Update HISTORY.txt...

Update HISTORY.txt
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 07:01:43 AM
Update HISTORY.txt References enhancements from https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern/issues/1296...

Add language and collation info to diagnostics
Friday · June 22, 2018 · 04:45:50 AM
Add language and collation info to diagnostics Fixes #1296. Thanks, petecooper.

Merge branch 'dev' into v4.7.1
Tuesday · June 19, 2018 · 05:53:20 AM
Merge branch 'dev' into v4.7.1...

Update PrismJS and jQuery File Upload to latest versions
Tuesday · June 19, 2018 · 05:53:05 AM
Update PrismJS and jQuery File Upload to latest versions...

Fixes #1301
Friday · June 15, 2018 · 11:50:35 AM
Fixes #1301...

Merge pull request #1298 from petecooper/patch-1
Thursday · June 7, 2018 · 09:52:24 AM
Merge pull request #1298 from petecooper/patch-1 Update HISTORY.txt...

Update HISTORY.txt
Thursday · June 7, 2018 · 09:24:48 AM
Update HISTORY.txt Relates to https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern/issues/1297...

Merge branch 'dev' into v4.7.1
Thursday · June 7, 2018 · 09:15:07 AM
Merge branch 'dev' into v4.7.1...

Update theme versions to 4.7.1
Thursday · June 7, 2018 · 09:14:49 AM
Update theme versions to 4.7.1...


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.

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.


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Textpattern CMS 4.7.1 released [3]
Tuesday · June 26, 2018 · 04:46:09 AM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.7.1.

Textpattern CMS 4.7.0 released: theme support as standard [9]
Tuesday · May 15, 2018 · 08:05:55 AM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.7.0.

Textpattern CMS 4.7.0 Release Candidate 1 released [3]
Thursday · May 10, 2018 · 09:26:02 AM
We are pleased to announce the first (only?) Release Candidate of Textpattern CMS 4.7.

Textpattern CMS 4.7.0 beta 3 released
Friday · April 6, 2018 · 11:53:53 AM
We are pleased to announce the third beta release of Textpattern CMS 4.7.

Textpattern CMS 4.7.0 beta 2 released [2]
Thursday · March 22, 2018 · 05:01:30 AM
We are pleased to announce the second beta release of Textpattern CMS 4.7.

Textpattern CMS 4.7.0 beta released [5]
Thursday · March 8, 2018 · 04:49:00 AM
We are pleased to announce a beta release of Textpattern CMS 4.7.


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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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Outputting an .ics calendar file from a Textpattern article
Tuesday · November 14, 2017 · 10:16:36 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 · 08:16:54 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 · 07:48:59 AM
Nicolas Morand shares his plugin features that allow website users to select and sort articles on the front end.

Creating a custom bookmarklet to grow your link collection
Wednesday · July 22, 2015 · 08:11:38 PM
Looking to create your own link bookmarklet system? Marc Carson shows us how to do it!

Shuffle a list
Tuesday · July 21, 2015 · 05:53:55 AM
Oleg helps a community user to output article images in random order rather than by article order.

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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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