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How to check if multiple parameters have been defined?
Saturday · May 28, 2022 · 08:15:22 AM
I concur, the only way for checking multiple request variables seems to be a loop, though we could amend it if necessary. This said, in 4.8.8 loops are not difficult. Create a form, say ifrequest: <txp:if_r...

Outdated page after article publication
Friday · May 27, 2022 · 05:07:34 AM
Weird. At this point php tries to set header("Last-Modified: Fri, 27 May 22 01:05:09 +0000"), but Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT is sent instead. I guess RFC 822 is a wrong format here. MDN preconizes four-digi...

wet_textfilter_markdown plugin and PHP 8.0
Tuesday · May 24, 2022 · 07:51:53 PM
wet wrote #333426: That went well! Thank you both!

Wellbeing of Architects
Monday · May 23, 2022 · 07:59:25 PM
peterj wrote #333412: I went down a wormhole with :focus and :focus-visible (and tab-index) and wanted to solve it all before posting here, but alas still figuring it out, not working on the staging site but...

Interesting cms
Sunday · May 22, 2022 · 09:52:53 PM
Myusername wrote #333422: I didn’t know about Expressionengine, the concept of how they handle the content there is very interesting. It’s all connected. We can create channels, (apparently it&...

com_connect - form and contact mailer
Saturday · May 21, 2022 · 10:47:41 PM
Hello, I’m still running into the ‘From’ PHP 8 header encoding issue as reported here, but this time with com_connect. The email received in Apple Mail has a broken from name and address as f...

Laptop woes
Saturday · May 21, 2022 · 04:26:17 PM
Destry wrote #333418: I never really know how much you’re supposed to touch the circuits and whatnot. Saw a video today about cleaning the fans and the guy was brushing down both sides of the logic boa...

Making outgoing links open in a new tab?
Saturday · May 21, 2022 · 12:40:28 PM
Melonking wrote #333416: It would be cool if there was a post processor option that could run on publish that would run arbitrary (Javascript) code on your published article to make once off lasting changes!

Google Domains
Friday · May 20, 2022 · 07:40:01 PM
gaekwad wrote #333407: It could also be a smaller operation using Google as a registrar- a lot of smaller places will just resell stuff from bigger places and manage it, agency-style. I realise you didn&rs...

Dimensionless img via height="0" width="0" works no more?
Thursday · May 19, 2022 · 08:10:56 AM
etc wrote #333356: 4.9 is profiled ‘imagery’, but I’m null in this stuff, so cf is appealing… My wishlist is CF first and second.

RSS not working
Thursday · May 19, 2022 · 08:01:12 AM
I kind of tried that with the current file, taking out all the things except what Txp needed. But a newer stock file is a good double-check. On hold until the battery arrives, though. :)...

new article category doesn't show up under categories tab
Thursday · May 19, 2022 · 04:32:36 AM
didn’t help with my issue. i just deleted all categories in database and created again. solved...

E*s L*s
Thursday · May 19, 2022 · 02:20:26 AM
Funny. I was thinking of Els after I finished editing and laying out The Tale Of A BIG Dog. We used to have dog-related chats on the back of my work with Rosie because both ladies knew some of the same people i...

textile in the forum
Wednesday · May 18, 2022 · 02:30:39 PM
dyslexia rules!!!

New Personal Blog
Wednesday · May 18, 2022 · 09:50:01 AM
There are still a few quirks with image upload, and there are a lot of settings you need to fiddle with to get it working well. When I have a few more things sorted Im going to post a full guide to using MarsEd...


Friday · May 27, 2022 · 05:50:50 AM

Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into…
Tuesday · May 24, 2022 · 03:43:38 PM
Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into dev...

Fix #1811
Tuesday · May 24, 2022 · 03:43:34 PM
Fix #1811 thanks @mkavici...

Update README.md
Tuesday · May 24, 2022 · 12:25:58 PM
Update README.md...

Fix #1808
Monday · May 23, 2022 · 07:06:39 AM
Fix #1808...

Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into…
Tuesday · May 17, 2022 · 11:15:50 AM
Merge branch 'dev' of https://github.com/textpattern/textpattern into dev...

Update taghandlers.php
Tuesday · May 17, 2022 · 11:15:46 AM
Update taghandlers.php...

Merge pull request #1807 from textpattern/dependabot/npm_and_yarn/ugl…
Monday · May 16, 2022 · 08:43:52 AM
Merge pull request #1807 from textpattern/dependabot/npm_and_yarn/uglify-js-3.15.5 Bump uglify-js from 3.15.4 to 3.15.5...

Merge pull request #1809 from Melonking906/dev
Monday · May 16, 2022 · 08:30:40 AM
Merge pull request #1809 from Melonking906/dev Implemented metaWeblog.newMediaObject...

Implemented metaWeblog.newMediaObject
Friday · May 13, 2022 · 01:06:31 PM
Implemented metaWeblog.newMediaObject Allows for image upload over the MovableType API, thanks to @Bloke @redsweater @jakob for the help!

Bump uglify-js from 3.15.4 to 3.15.5
Wednesday · May 11, 2022 · 01:04:05 PM
Bump uglify-js from 3.15.4 to 3.15.5 Bumps [uglify-js](https://github.com/mishoo/UglifyJS) from 3.15.4 to 3.15.5. - [Release notes](https://github.com/mishoo/UglifyJS/releases) - [Commits](https://github.com/m...

Update dependencies
Wednesday · May 4, 2022 · 05:41:26 AM
Update dependencies Textile 3.7.7 PHPmailer 6.6.0 Composer 2.3.5...

Merge pull request #1805 from jools-r/dev-issue1803
Thursday · April 28, 2022 · 05:18:39 PM
Merge pull request #1805 from jools-r/dev-issue1803 Add escape="url_title" option...

Merge pull request #1804 from jools-r/dev-issue1768
Thursday · April 28, 2022 · 05:17:54 PM
Merge pull request #1804 from jools-r/dev-issue1768 Silence 'passing null' notice in txp_diag.php. Thanks, jools-r.

Add escape="url_title" option
Wednesday · April 27, 2022 · 08:51:06 AM
Add escape="url_title" option...

Update txp_diag.php / Silence passing null ntoice
Wednesday · April 27, 2022 · 08:43:39 AM
Update txp_diag.php / Silence passing null ntoice Silence PHP 8.1 – Deprecated “passing null to version_compare()” notice on Diagnostics panel when no prerelease exists.

Merge pull request #1796 from textpattern/dependabot/npm_and_yarn/ugl…
Wednesday · April 20, 2022 · 03:24:28 AM
Merge pull request #1796 from textpattern/dependabot/npm_and_yarn/uglify-js-3.15.4 Bump uglify-js from 3.15.3 to 3.15.4...

Merge pull request #1797 from textpattern/dependabot/npm_and_yarn/pri…
Wednesday · April 20, 2022 · 03:24:21 AM
Merge pull request #1797 from textpattern/dependabot/npm_and_yarn/prismjs-1.28.0 Bump prismjs from 1.27.0 to 1.28.0...

Bump prismjs from 1.27.0 to 1.28.0
Monday · April 18, 2022 · 01:02:58 PM
Bump prismjs from 1.27.0 to 1.28.0 Bumps [prismjs](https://github.com/PrismJS/prism) from 1.27.0 to 1.28.0. - [Release notes](https://github.com/PrismJS/prism/releases) - [Changelog](https://github.com/PrismJS...

Bump uglify-js from 3.15.3 to 3.15.4
Monday · April 11, 2022 · 01:03:19 PM
Bump uglify-js from 3.15.3 to 3.15.4 Bumps [uglify-js](https://github.com/mishoo/UglifyJS) from 3.15.3 to 3.15.4. - [Release notes](https://github.com/mishoo/UglifyJS/releases) - [Commits](https://github.com/m...


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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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
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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
“SON” is a non profit organization uniting disabled people, members of their families and volunteers in the Polish town Gliwice.

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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.


Tuesday · August 25, 2015 · 12:03:44 PM
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 · 01:04:48 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 · 12:55:33 PM
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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