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Textpattern demo sites - stack changes, upgrades, tweaks et cetera
Wednesday · June 7, 2023 · 03:59:32 AM
A minor reconfiguration of the site PHP setup: Installed: PHP 8.3.0alpha1 (for php-next-dev-demo only), GA expected late November 2023 Updating: PHP 8.2.7 (for dev-demo only) – ETA +30 minutes. Updating:...

Viable Open Graph image URL
Tuesday · June 6, 2023 · 04:55:45 PM
jaredigital wrote #335485: it looks like TXP hits the <txp:images> tag, spits out an img src at the top of the <body> and proceeds to ignore everything else in that code block. Weird, it works ...

Long shot! Looking for help with MySQL Syntax error
Tuesday · June 6, 2023 · 09:50:02 AM
Thanks @Dragondz. Yes, the original developers made an unwise decision to customize and hack around the core Textpattern files and database. Their changes were just too intermingled to try to upgrade, so I&rsqu...

Internal links - how to automate
Tuesday · June 6, 2023 · 03:03:51 AM
Thanks for the info, both solve the problem and that’s cool. Thanks again.

com_connect - form and contact mailer
Monday · June 5, 2023 · 05:48:59 AM
Bloke wrote #335471: Thank you for testing, Kjeld. I’ll get a fix prepared for the next release. Great. Thanks for the fix, Bloke!


Restore callback for recent articles
Friday · May 12, 2023 · 06:36:34 AM
Restore callback for recent articles No actual content is output but plugins can still play. See #1590.

Add asset counts to Users panel
Friday · May 5, 2023 · 04:44:35 PM
Add asset counts to Users panel See #1863.

Permit InputLabel UI control to target IDs better
Tuesday · May 2, 2023 · 02:03:07 PM
Permit InputLabel UI control to target IDs better If a label is specified, it can either be a simple label string (that will be automatically passed through gTxt()) or a label and ID (comma-separated, or an ar...

Sanitize spaces etc in theme/asset names
Monday · May 1, 2023 · 07:27:28 PM
Sanitize spaces etc in theme/asset names There may be more characters, but favouring str_replace() over preg_replace() at the moment. See #1826.

Only add label 'for' attribute if necessary
Monday · May 1, 2023 · 05:36:34 PM
Only add label 'for' attribute if necessary Thanks, phiw13.


Tuesday · August 24, 2021 · 03:11:48 PM
A star rating that has 5 clickable areas shown horizontally.

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.


Textpattern 4.8.8 released: PHP 8.1 support, security fix, and more
Monday · January 24, 2022 · 11:00:00 AM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.8.8.

Textpattern 4.8.8 beta released: PHP 8.1 support, behind-the-scenes changes, and more
Saturday · January 1, 2022 · 09:16:04 AM
We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of Textpattern CMS 4.8.8 beta for testing.

PHP 8.1.0 × Textpattern CMS 4.8.8
Friday · November 12, 2021 · 04:00:38 AM
Team Textpattern announces our intention to release one or more beta candidates of Textpattern 4.8.8 before the production release.

Understanding languages and Textpacks in Textpattern
Monday · August 2, 2021 · 08:58:41 AM
Language string handling has evolved over the years. This overview will help site administrators and plugin authors to take advantage of the language features on offer.

Changes to system requirements for Textpattern CMS 4.9
Monday · July 5, 2021 · 07:48:45 AM
Team Textpattern announce changes to the minimum requirements for the upcoming Textpattern 4.9 release series.


From-to copyright dates
Thursday · December 19, 2019 · 10:43:56 AM
An update to Yiannis’ article on ways of outputting from-to years in an article’s copyright notice.

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.

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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