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Using the abbr tag and touch devices
Tuesday · February 20, 2024 · 02:47:27 PM
My website makes fairly routine uses of <abbr> via Textile to make comedy references to abbreviations. That’s all very good for users that have pointing devices that can hover over the dotted defini...

Convert images to .webp
Tuesday · February 20, 2024 · 12:25:59 AM
jakob wrote #336709: I understand the problem. I fiddled a lot to get it work cleanly under .txp-edit-actions – all variants there involve negating some of the effects of the flex-box and margins. With...

glz_custom_fields v2 beta for Textpattern v4.7
Sunday · February 18, 2024 · 01:14:57 PM
This is a great solution, thank you.

New Personal Blog
Friday · February 16, 2024 · 12:02:28 PM
Is this going to land in the next Textpattern version? (Thanks Melonking for your digging and lovely site!)...

Pagination in "article_custom"
Friday · February 16, 2024 · 07:52:32 AM
Glad you got it going. That’s a sweet-looking site! Very impressive.

fresh install - bunch of errors
Friday · February 16, 2024 · 01:10:01 AM
jakob wrote #336666: Not sure about the first error, but might it be the result of a plugin on the admin side? You could try deactivating some admin plugins to see if the warnings cease. The deprecated dyn...

Textpattern demo sites - stack changes, upgrades, tweaks et cetera
Wednesday · February 14, 2024 · 03:18:24 PM
Reverted: Nginx 1.25.3 Until further notice, henceforth we will be tracking the Nginx fork known as ‘freenginx’. Please refer to forum.nginx.org/read.php?2,299130 for the background. Demo server t...

Textpattern docs site has moved to a new server
Wednesday · February 14, 2024 · 10:32:47 AM
gaekwad wrote #336652: In a future timeline, I’d love to see Textpattern be able to import a bunch of supplied, pre-formatted content and turn it into articles, images & files. We sort of have it a...

Making nested lists
Wednesday · February 14, 2024 · 09:58:28 AM
I just copied the code from somewhere and adjusted the format. I have no clue what evaluate was supposed to do. I didn’t even see there were two instances of link_date there. Your consolidation works as...

Contents positioning and behaviour
Wednesday · February 14, 2024 · 07:47:52 AM
Thank you.

Unregistered tags after upgrade to v4.8.8
Wednesday · February 14, 2024 · 05:12:52 AM
detail wrote #336634: I’m not sure how easy that would be. <txp:smd_gallery category="landing" delim="” paramdelim=”|” collate=“1” limit=“4”…@ Y...

Plugin development and publication using ais_txpplugin_packager
Wednesday · February 14, 2024 · 04:30:26 AM
abutcher wrote #336633: Wow – had I known this would even get noticed, I might have rewritten the tool. I’m now a little embarrassed because it’s really an internal junk script :) No worr...

File replacement and extension
Tuesday · February 13, 2024 · 08:16:09 PM
etc wrote #336623: Not sure. Formally, both inputs serve the ‘replace file’ feature, hence their common ‘title’ looks justified. Would it improve the narrative it the whole block (...

txpmag.com broken
Tuesday · February 13, 2024 · 08:23:00 AM
wet wrote #336619: Sadly no, this is an inheritance passed on to me by the previous owner. It’s unfortunate that Textism was grabbed by an advertiser, though I suspect El Jefe Dean might appreciate t...

ais_feed - Feed syndication for RSS/Atom feeds
Monday · February 12, 2024 · 10:57:52 AM
[Moved to Plugin Support — thanks, abutcher!]...


Update textpattern.js
Thursday · February 15, 2024 · 12:48:10 PM
Update textpattern.js...

Fixes #1911
Thursday · February 15, 2024 · 12:47:58 PM
Fixes #1911 mea culpa...

Prevent duplicate header warnings in PHPMailer
Sunday · February 11, 2024 · 06:08:33 AM
Prevent duplicate header warnings in PHPMailer Content-Transfer-Encoding and Content-Type cause problems if sent more than once.

Add custom mail headers to SMTP mail
Friday · February 9, 2024 · 08:53:19 PM
Add custom mail headers to SMTP mail (they were already in regular mail)...

Update textpattern.js
Thursday · February 8, 2024 · 06:20:13 AM
Update textpattern.js...

Closes #1907
Tuesday · February 6, 2024 · 07:19:34 AM
Closes #1907...

Check files extension match
Tuesday · February 6, 2024 · 06:39:07 AM
Check files extension match A better wording is needed...

Fixes #1906 and #1907
Friday · February 2, 2024 · 06:08:37 AM
Fixes #1906 and #1907...

Hide from extraction
Thursday · February 1, 2024 · 07:56:19 AM
Hide from extraction...

Update txp_article.php
Wednesday · January 31, 2024 · 11:23:43 AM
Update txp_article.php...

Update publish.php
Wednesday · January 31, 2024 · 03:38:07 AM
Update publish.php...

Update HISTORY.txt
Monday · January 29, 2024 · 06:15:17 AM
Update HISTORY.txt...

Update txp_plugin.php
Monday · January 29, 2024 · 04:44:54 AM
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Update txp_plugin.php
Saturday · January 27, 2024 · 06:43:30 AM
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Update txp_plugin.php
Friday · January 26, 2024 · 12:37:33 PM
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Update txp_plugin.php
Friday · January 26, 2024 · 09:12:26 AM
Update txp_plugin.php css tweaks required...

Update txp_article.php
Friday · January 26, 2024 · 08:47:15 AM
Update txp_article.php...

More permissive 'if_article' tags
Thursday · January 25, 2024 · 04:20:41 PM
More permissive 'if_article' tags see https://forum.textpattern.com/viewtopic.php?id=52259...

Edit new plugin
Thursday · January 25, 2024 · 11:03:50 AM
Edit new plugin TODO: UI...

Timid test of sql window functions
Thursday · January 25, 2024 · 04:48:05 AM
Timid test of sql window functions via plugin atm...


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.


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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.

FundOSS × Textpattern CMS: Thank You
Friday · July 2, 2021 · 11:17:09 AM
Team Textpattern wish to thank FundOSS for selecting Textpattern CMS to be a part of its pilot match funding program for open source software, along with the 52 donors who kindly contributed to our collective.


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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
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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.

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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
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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
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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...

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Saturday · September 19, 2015 · 02:19:47 PM
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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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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.

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