on 07-Nov-12 11:35 | Comments ( 0 ) Tags: Evolution
A simple way to secure the manager login page so it's not guessable.
on 22-Nov-11 11:18 | Comments ( 0 ) Tags: PHP
Recently I had to import some html from another site that was using a different encoding than UTF-8.
on 02-Nov-11 10:29 | Comments ( 0 ) Tags: Ditto, Evolution, PHP, PHx
Here is short plugin that will parse the content and replace relative paths with absolute ones.
on 16-Oct-11 10:30 | Comments ( 3 ) Tags: Evolution
The default Web login template contains not so modern html code so I created my own starting template.
on 22-Sep-11 15:43 | Comments ( 5 ) Tags: Evolution, PHx
PHx doesn't support the elseif or switch statements but there is a way to simulate them using multiple PHx if statements.
on 12-Feb-11 10:19 | Comments ( 80 ) Tags: Revolution
Build a nice Photo Gallery in MODX Revolution with support from Colorbox and JAIL
on 06-Feb-11 15:12 | Comments ( 13 ) Tags: Ditto, Evolution
Build an infinite scroll solution with MODX and Ditto. The solution uses a modified version of Paul Irish's Infinite Scroll jQuery plugin.
on 01-Feb-11 07:58 | Comments ( 10 ) Tags: Revolution
Build a nice Photo Gallery in MODX Revolution with support from Colorbox and Lazy Load
on 14-Oct-10 16:23 | Comments ( 4 ) Tags: Evolution, PHx
Hide content from visitors and Web Users with PHx.
on 27-Sep-10 13:49 | Comments ( 4 ) Tags: Revolution
A fast tutorial on upgrading Revolution from GIT using the terminal.
on 19-Sep-10 16:04 | Comments ( 8 ) Tags: Revolution
By default FormIt (< 1.3.0) will only send one email to the configured email address. This tutorial shows how to use a FormIt hook to send a confirmation email to the user.
on 08-Jul-10 20:22 | Comments ( 11 ) Tags: CSS, eForm, Evolution
This tutorial shows how to create a basic registration form that, when submitted, sends a notification email and saves the values into a custom table.
on 03-Jun-10 15:09 | Comments ( 2 ) Tags: Evolution
Modify the createdon date field in the database so you can fake that a document was created in the past.
on 07-May-10 14:09 | Comments ( 8 ) Tags: Evolution
11 examples of how to get the parent id of the current document. Not all of them are practical but it's a good learning resource.
on 09-Mar-10 16:56 | Comments ( 0 ) Tags: Evolution
Secure the modx manager and the important information that might be stored in a custom module.
on 04-Mar-10 15:28 | Comments ( 7 ) Tags: Evolution
Windows environments won't allow you to set the read-only flag for a file with a ftp browser. This article presents a simple workaround based on chmod.
on 28-Feb-10 14:58 | Comments ( 6 ) Tags: Evolution, GetField
It's not often that a client will update the copyright information on his website, but just to make sure he can here's a simple way to do it.
on 23-Feb-10 17:38 | Comments ( 6 ) Tags: Evolution, Wayfinder
Wayfinder can be use to create a quick site map for your website.
on 20-Feb-10 14:00 | Comments ( 5 ) Tags: Ditto, Evolution
Short article about the orderBy parameter.
on 19-Feb-10 09:50 | Comments ( 7 ) Tags: CSS
on 11-Jan-10 09:41 | Comments ( 2 ) Tags: Evolution, Revolution
on 09-Dec-09 12:48 | Comments ( 8 ) Tags: Evolution
By default eFrom will not replace the chunks and snippets found in the template. The solution takes advantage of eForm events and modx APIs so no eForm hack is needed.
on 03-Dec-09 09:40 | Comments ( 8 ) Tags: Evolution
Set up TinyMCE content editor to show table controls
on 26-Nov-09 23:30 | Comments ( 1 ) Tags: Evolution
Simple trick to get rid of the label for a single value check-box.
on 21-Nov-09 22:40 | Comments ( 2 ) Tags: Evolution
When moving or updating websites from a staging version on a different server you will need to know the "File Manager" path. Here's a simple way to find it.
on 15-Nov-09 22:11 | Comments ( 27 ) Tags: Evolution
The following tutorial will show how to create new resources(documents) with help from eForm
on 01-Nov-09 08:32 | Comments ( 1 ) Tags: Evolution
Upgrading to MODx Evolution is slightly different and simpler than upgrading to a RC.
on 24-Oct-09 23:14 | Comments ( 0 ) Tags: Evolution
Change your captcha noise images to match your website theme or colors.
on 18-Oct-09 09:39 | Comments ( 0 ) Tags: Evolution
Upgrade to the latest modx via the command line.
on 17-Oct-09 22:09 | Comments ( 6 ) Tags: Evolution
Although you can keep your files and template images any place you desire here's how I like it.
on 08-Oct-09 23:43 | Comments ( 1 ) Tags: Evolution
A plugin to get notifications when a Web User or Manager User logs into modx.
on 05-Oct-09 22:22 | Comments ( 20 ) Tags: Evolution
If you ever wanted to send an email notification when a document is saved here is how I do it.
on 04-Oct-09 08:33 | Comments ( 4 ) Tags: Evolution
Here's a simple way to add a nice and simple FAQ section to your website.
on 25-Sep-09 14:16 | Comments ( 0 ) Tags: Revolution
If you ever wanted to have a look at what Modx Revolution brings in to the world, here's an easy way to install it yourself.
on 22-Sep-09 10:39 | Comments ( 2 ) Tags: Evolution
When using Ditto with custom templates that call other snippets you might loose the caching functionality. One way to fix it is to use runSnippet API. Another one is to use @FILE property.
on 20-Sep-09 14:12 | Comments ( 0 ) Tags: Evolution
This tutorial will take advantage of eForm's ability to run snippets. Although it's a limited functionality, this article will show you how to take advantage of it and use it to keep your html in external files.
on 15-Sep-09 09:30 | Comments ( 3 ) Tags: Evolution
Here's an easy way to properly tag your documents. You will need access to phpMyAdmin or a similar tool.
on 14-Sep-09 22:37 | Comments ( 1 ) Tags: Evolution
Often you might want to easily display a nice separator between 2 paragraphs or 2 sections of your website. Here's how I do it.
on 14-Sep-09 17:18 | Comments ( 1 ) Tags: Evolution
Most of you know that in order to use a snippet inside another snippet you have to alternate the snippet calls like [!, [[. Now your snippet call will not be cached anymore. Here's how to overcome this limitation.
on 13-Sep-09 18:05 | Comments ( 6 ) Tags: Evolution
Sometimes your page titles might contain special characters like "&". W3C's markup validation service will throw an error if you do not replace & with &
on 13-Sep-09 11:53 | Comments ( 8 ) Tags: Evolution
Sometimes you might need to switch off parts of your website because there is no content to display.
on 13-Sep-09 10:44 | Comments ( 2 ) Tags: Evolution
There are some cases when you need to output the image height and width in your HTML. The best solution I found is using a PHx custom modifier.