Archive for the ‘CMS’ Category

Adding custom columns/fields to Joomla article, section and user

Thursday, August 6th, 2009

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Adding AJAX to Joomla 1.5 with jQuery

Saturday, August 1st, 2009

This piece will build on the prior piece, this time we’ll take a look at how we can implement quick and dirty AJAX, using the very same class we went through in the prior tutorial.... Read More

MODx 1.0 – proper configuration of file manager

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

For everything to work properly you have to:... Read More

Customizing Joomla 1.5

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Update: is now online.... Read More

jQuery Galleria with MODx multi-lang snippet

Monday, March 9th, 2009

The other day I wanted to try out jQuery Galleria, it didn’t work out of the box with jQuery 1.3.2. Galleria is using the old style @ syntax which doesn’t work anymore. You basically have to go through the whole plugin and replace lines like this:... Read More

MODx multiple language site with template chunks

Wednesday, March 4th, 2009

After using the stuff in the prior tutorial on the site I’m working on at the moment I quickly realized that I needed to be able to use chunks as templates, just like Ditto, to handle repetitive stuff. It doesn’t make sense having duplicate HTML all over the place.... Read More

MODx multiple language site

Monday, February 23rd, 2009

Although it’s fairly easy to create a multi-lingual site with chunks and template variables alone it’s hardly ideal, to say the least. For most pages there will be a lot of unused template variables, the manager area will start to look like a mess. ... Read More

SEO follow up

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

Back in September I made some changes to the blog, all recommended by various “experts” (witch doctors), did it result in more Google-traffic? Hardly, this is a graph of what I’ve gotten from Google the past few months:... Read More

Fixing utf8 in Wayfinder

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

I’m currently setting up a Swedish site for a friend, this time I changed site language in the backend to Swedish and utf8. The database collation is set to utf8 too, and the charset line in the config file looks like this: $database_connection_charset = ‘utf8’;... Read More

Multi language blog in MODx

Thursday, October 2nd, 2008

This tutorial will demonstrate how a multilingual blog in MODx can be created. It is a combination of the prior tutorial and the multi lingual site tutorial at the MODx wiki. Both are required reading if you want to understand what is happening here.... Read More