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bot_image_upload: upload, sort, edit, show images in ‘write' tab
Wednesday · March 21, 2018 · 01:30:26 PM
For textpattern 4.6.2 works fine...

Feedback to: Textpattern CMS 4.7.0 beta released
Wednesday · March 21, 2018 · 01:23:50 PM
Dammit, thanks for the report. Is this a themes thing? Or did we break it when we tweaked pretext here or here? Any ideas, Oleg? 4.6.2 still honoured /section (as long as it didn’t clash with an article...

css question
Wednesday · March 21, 2018 · 12:02:05 PM
Oh, having re-read the original question. No, there is no way to determine (in CSS) what contents are within a tag. You’d either have to specific classnames on the <a> tag depending on the content &...

[TXP v4.7+] When a theme is stored in the database, will it lose data?
Wednesday · March 21, 2018 · 10:20:23 AM
etc wrote #310202: No, I’m afraid, a file could be written to a wrong directory if the name contains / or . or something else as weird. / is not allowed in names but . is, you’re right. I fe...

[textpacks] Translating languages strings for Textpattern 4.7
Wednesday · March 21, 2018 · 09:51:39 AM
Hi Patrick, I wasn’t aiming on getting pophelps translated for 4.7.0 – rather for 4.7.1 onwards. The helps have been in flux for a while so until we had definite entries I’ve held back from p...

Create a GitHub organization for your Textpattern plugins
Wednesday · March 21, 2018 · 09:49:39 AM
I just created the oui-textpattern organization. Let he who loves me follow me! 😉...

[phw_sandSpace], an admin theme for TXP CMS 4.6 and 4.7b
Wednesday · March 21, 2018 · 08:25:00 AM
Beta 16 with some adjustments for the latest HTML structure. Ready for TXP 4.7 beta 2 >> download...

DOM.storage.enabled necessary for several panels
Wednesday · March 21, 2018 · 06:34:28 AM
Cookiebro works quite well and includes a cookie editor, for extra powa.

Textpattern Plugin Site Comment Spam
Tuesday · March 20, 2018 · 01:10:43 PM

Testers needed: flat development (4.7+ only)
Tuesday · March 20, 2018 · 10:16:48 AM
Thank you lot Colak! You make my day and it’s always a pleasure to read you.

Tuesday · March 20, 2018 · 09:02:37 AM
Okay, I try out your patch in my one textpatter-plugin. Edit: Many many thanks, your Patch works great!!! :-) I have set my new Lines for vote_subtitles inside the Plugin-PHP and your patch too. Then I go to...

The order of the list of form types on the forms panel has changed
Tuesday · March 20, 2018 · 07:43:29 AM
Much better. Muscle memory can work again! Thank you.

Admin interface tab paging in 4.7
Tuesday · March 20, 2018 · 06:56:11 AM
Actually, the current system works fine. It’s only legacy stuff that was affected and now fixed. For anyone stumbling upon this thread, the way to read the current pagination value for any given panel is...

Errors with TXP and images/files over https
Monday · March 19, 2018 · 10:12:27 AM
It might not be images that are the problem. I use a plugin for Chrome called SSL checker to pinpoint problems. james...

Monday · March 19, 2018 · 08:02:17 AM
More solutions here.


This is 4.7.0-beta
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 05:56:45 PM
This is 4.7.0-beta...

Checksums for 4.7.0-beta
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 04:37:52 PM
Checksums for 4.7.0-beta...

HISTORY and version numbers for 4.7.0-beta
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 04:34:50 PM
HISTORY and version numbers for 4.7.0-beta...

Replace locales lost in a previous commit
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 10:49:40 AM
Replace locales lost in a previous commit...

Add Dutch transaltions for multisite strings
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 10:32:48 AM
Add Dutch transaltions for multisite strings Thanks to Kees Brandenburg (keesbran), via Crowdin.

Bump theme versions to beta
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 09:18:02 AM
Bump theme versions to beta...

Latest Cebuano translations
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 05:54:39 AM
Latest Cebuano translations Thanks to Kurt Lem Zamora (lmfao3124), via Crowdin.

Crowdin sync
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 05:51:38 AM
Crowdin sync...

Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into…
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 05:45:25 AM
Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into dev...

Add 4 missing multisite strings
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 05:45:22 AM
Add 4 missing multisite strings...

Invalid category rel
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 05:30:28 AM
Invalid category rel...

Category1/2 escape consistency
Wednesday · March 7, 2018 · 04:43:41 AM
Category1/2 escape consistency...

Additonal Greek translations
Tuesday · March 6, 2018 · 10:22:53 AM
Additonal Greek translations Thanks to colak, via Crowdin.

Add initial Cebuano Textpack
Tuesday · March 6, 2018 · 10:22:20 AM
Add initial Cebuano Textpack Thanks to Kurt Lem Zamora (lmfao3124), via Crowdin.

Merge pull request #1185 from NicolasGraph/plugin-help-rendering
Tuesday · March 6, 2018 · 09:20:52 AM
Merge pull request #1185 from NicolasGraph/plugin-help-rendering Plugin help rendering patches...

Merge remote-tracking branch 'upstream/dev' into plugin-help-rendering
Tuesday · March 6, 2018 · 07:55:56 AM
Merge remote-tracking branch 'upstream/dev' into plugin-help-rendering...

Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into…
Tuesday · March 6, 2018 · 05:36:53 AM
Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into dev...

Don't assume lang files exist
Tuesday · March 6, 2018 · 05:36:38 AM
Don't assume lang files exist...

Add Bengali and Slovenian to locale list
Tuesday · March 6, 2018 · 05:33:51 AM
Add Bengali and Slovenian to locale list...

Add Cebuano, Filipino and Tagalog to locale list
Tuesday · March 6, 2018 · 04:56:33 AM
Add Cebuano, Filipino and Tagalog to locale list...


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.

Monday · September 5, 2016 · 09:17:41 AM
This plugin makes your Textpattern CMS database more flat, manageable and editable. Edit templates, forms, pages, preferences, variables and sections as flat files. Use any editor, work in teams and store your ...


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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.

Memories of Dean Allen [12]
Wednesday · January 24, 2018 · 09:36:19 AM
The hardest type of post to write is one about someone who is no longer with us.

Textpattern CMS gains Themes support [4]
Monday · January 8, 2018 · 10:35:54 AM
Ask anyone new to Textpattern what its one deficiency is compared to the competition, and the answer is usually “Where are the Themes?” We finally have an answer to that.

Textpattern website redesign [13]
Thursday · August 10, 2017 · 12:07:54 PM
The old website design served us well for more than a few years, but it’s time for a whole new lick of (black, white and yellow) paint to be applied to Textpattern’s home. Here I’ll explain so...

The Oleg effect [16]
Wednesday · December 28, 2016 · 07:30:04 AM
Please raise a glass to our newest core developer, Oleg.

Textpattern CMS 4.6.2 released: version string theory [2]
Friday · October 21, 2016 · 05:52:34 PM
Textpattern seems to have a lot in common with waiting for a British bus: you don’t see one for four years, then three come along at once.


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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 · 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.

Creating a custom bookmarklet to grow your link collection
Wednesday · July 22, 2015 · 10:11:38 PM
Looking to create your own link bookmarklet system? Marc Carson shows us how to do it!

Shuffle a list
Tuesday · July 21, 2015 · 07:53:55 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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