Showing articles tagged with "Php" (7)


Cache busting in Modx

Thu Jul 06, 2023

In the fast-paced world of web development, ensuring that your website serves the latest version of stylesheets and scripts is crucial. Cache-busting techniques play a vital role in achieving this goal. In this article, we will dive into the world of MODX CMS and explore various methods to add cache busters to stylesheets and scripts. From manual versioning to leveraging built-in features and an alternative code snippet using filemtime(), we'll equip you with the knowledge to optimize your website's performance and deliver an up-to-date user experience. Let's get started!

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getMany() with newQuery()

Fri Jun 30, 2023

Did you know you can use the Modx newQuery() method to enhance your getMany() relationship calls? In this article, we'll quickly look at a scenario where this could come in handy.

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MODX magic link login tutorial

Wed Nov 16, 2022

We've become so used to passwords that we've created tools just to help us keep track of them all. In recent years magic links have started to become more popular in an attempt to make our lives easier. For this tutorial, we'll be building the basics of a passwordless login for MODX. Ideally, this should be implemented with a 2fa or other identity-confirming method to ensure authenticity, but we're only looking at the basics.

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Login a MODX User with the API

Thu Nov 03, 2022

This thought experiment article explores a number of different methods for logging users into a MODX context using the API. With simple snippets or endpoints, we can handle the creation of new users, search for registered users and log them in without them having to physically sign in.

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HTMX & MODX a match made in heaven?

Mon Jul 18, 2022

HTML-over-the-wire is a method whereby an AJAX request returns HTML instead of JSON. This methodology allows us to quickly build reactive, modern interfaces with the tools we use every day. MODX is the ideal CMS for working with HTML-over-the-wire as its powerful template syntax, combined with chunks and output modifiers enables us to write our logic directly in our templates. HTMX is one of a number of libraries that enable HTML-over-the-wire using simple HTML attributes. This article looks at HTMX and how to integrate it with MODX to enhance your websites and create more powerful applications.

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MODX one liners and Output modifiers

Sat Jul 16, 2022

MODX Output Modifiers bring PHP logic into HTML. They enable you to generate DateTime stamps, image thumbnails, IF statements, set defaults and pretty much anything else you can think of. In this article, we'll look at some of my favourite MODX output modifiers and how you can create your own.

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Accessing single characters in multibyte strings

Tue Jul 12, 2022

This article explores an issue I faced when working on a Danish language website which required me to build an A-Z filter list using different strings. The issue I faced was down to UTF8 Special characters and multibyte characters not working as expected when trying to access individual characters from a string.

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