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themes on 4.8beta
Sunday · January 19, 2020 · 07:23:48 AM
Just seen this thread – anything I need to check over? Hoping we can get 4.8 beta2 out in a few days.

Style switcher on 4.8b+
Sunday · January 19, 2020 · 03:32:53 AM
Seems fine here, both my local instance and Pete’s Demo. And nothing changed recently in the stylesheet, afaik. Stale cache maybe, Shift-Cmd-R to force reload?

Textpattern CMS demo site
Saturday · January 18, 2020 · 12:20:56 PM
gaekwad wrote #320763: Here you go: >> php-src-dev-demo.textpattern.co/ << […] This demo site will refresh every 3 hours on the same schedule as the other demo sites, and when I hav...

Required fields on Sections pane
Saturday · January 18, 2020 · 06:46:19 AM
phiw13 wrote #321215: That multi-lingual article is quite cool. Me waves ~ The construction is possible since ages, you just don’t need to care about hiding page-less articles/sections any more.

Integrate Textpattern in existing site
Friday · January 17, 2020 · 05:53:07 PM
jakob wrote #321211: Hehe, Oleg was quicker and more succinct (as ever)._ The more the merrier :-)...

Sites outage, January 17th 2020
Friday · January 17, 2020 · 04:48:00 PM
Aside: my username at gmail.com is open for reports if things are broken, it’s a different email address to my proper forum email, but it’s easier to remember. Assume I don’t know about broken...

browser with built in privacy
Friday · January 17, 2020 · 12:24:34 PM
Also, beaker browser is an interesting project paving the way to p2p web.

Dev news
Friday · January 17, 2020 · 05:41:48 AM
Hello, thanks for the report. Dates are output via standard PHP functions. Can you test in some article which date format, e.g. <txp:php>echo strftime('%m%B %d');</txp:php> outputs correctly?

State of comment spam protection in 4.7.3
Thursday · January 16, 2020 · 12:40:03 PM
Yes, I have a ReCaptcha plugin running in the wild. I’ve not heard any complaints so assume it’s working. I’ll get in touch with the person who commissioned it to find out for sure. If it&rsqu...

Using comments as a sort of guestbook?
Thursday · January 16, 2020 · 10:36:59 AM
What happened to rah_comment_spam? Is this still working on 4.7.3? Some of the spam protecting ideas in there seem very clever…...

Fookin' Goog 'n' Farcebook again
Thursday · January 16, 2020 · 10:32:05 AM
We can agree, Michael. There’s no hope. None at all.

Would it be interesting to categorize the sections?
Wednesday · January 15, 2020 · 09:17:28 AM
fwiw, this isn’t a “no” to the feature, we’re just assessing whether existing methods might help you out. As you may know, we like to explore and think about features before just adding ...

some ideas needed for txp 4.8 update
Wednesday · January 15, 2020 · 07:21:16 AM
[SOLVED]: That was the zem_redirect screwing things up. I thought I disabled it but obviously I was wrong! The caveats of working on multiple tabs.

zem_redirect and txp 4.8 beta
Tuesday · January 14, 2020 · 10:18:56 AM
michaelkpate wrote #321095: I am thinking the extended documentation was a word document. But I searched my Google Docs (where I store things like that now) and came up empty. I lost a hard drive back in 201...

[textpacks] Translating languages strings for Textpattern 4.8
Tuesday · January 14, 2020 · 06:05:01 AM
4.8 beta2 is fast approaching so if anyone wants to squeeze some last minute translations in, now’s the time. There are a few additions to the Textpacks between 4.8 beta and beta2 as well. Many thanks, ...


Latest checksums for 4.8.0-beta
Saturday · December 21, 2019 · 09:51:44 AM
Latest checksums for 4.8.0-beta...

Merge branch 'dev' into release-4.8.0-beta
Saturday · December 21, 2019 · 07:46:03 AM
Merge branch 'dev' into release-4.8.0-beta...

Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into…
Saturday · December 21, 2019 · 07:04:51 AM
Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into dev...

Restore broken article save
Saturday · December 21, 2019 · 07:04:44 AM
Restore broken article save hopefully...

Checksums for 4.8.0-beta
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 07:25:03 PM
Checksums for 4.8.0-beta...

History and version numbers for 4.8.0-beta
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 07:14:21 PM
History and version numbers for 4.8.0-beta...

Ignore version suffix during update
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 06:37:55 PM
Ignore version suffix during update When doing comparisons, versions designated -dev, -beta, -rc, etc now run the base update file.

Sick of it
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 05:49:17 PM
Sick of it...

Title accessible to plugins in Atom/RSS
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 05:29:00 PM
Title accessible to plugins in Atom/RSS...

Update txp_article.php
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 10:22:27 AM
Update txp_article.php...

One more Dutch translation
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 10:00:38 AM
One more Dutch translation...

Fix height of view mode tabs
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 09:42:59 AM
Fix height of view mode tabs...

Update txp_article.php
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 09:24:13 AM
Update txp_article.php...

Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into…
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 09:22:36 AM
Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into dev...

Update txp_article.php
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 09:22:28 AM
Update txp_article.php...

View mode tabs' `title` attributes not needed any more
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 09:07:48 AM
View mode tabs' `title` attributes not needed any more...

Latest translations
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 08:57:14 AM
Latest translations...

Update txp_plugin.php
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 08:50:47 AM
Update txp_plugin.php...

Rejig some text strings for view_mode tabs
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 07:57:21 AM
Rejig some text strings for view_mode tabs...

Add upload_plugin pophelp
Friday · December 20, 2019 · 07:26:19 AM
Add upload_plugin pophelp...


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 4.8.0 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.

Textpattern Next Non-Patch Version Roadmap
Tuesday · March 12, 2019 · 10:26:32 AM
Join us as we take a look into the immediate future at what the next version of Textpattern after 4.7.3 is likely to resemble.

Textpattern CMS 4.7.3 released [4]
Monday · February 25, 2019 · 06:41:31 PM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.7.3.

Textpattern CMS 4.7.2 released [3]
Thursday · December 20, 2018 · 08:27:37 AM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.7.2.


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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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