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Create and edit photo galleries

This combination plugin/hack allows one to create and edit photo galleries.


Turn your Textpattern installation into a Wiki

This hack and/or plugin lets you use WikiWords inside of TXP article’s or reference external links. The words refer to other TXP article’s. The words arn’t automatically created, like a real wiki, but any words that haven’t been setup are just disregarded.

Textpattern Gallery

Image gallery

Textpattern Gallery 1.21 basically gives you a Gallery with just one tag to enter but with alot of features if you need them.

btx_Admin Tabs

Beautified tabs in the admin area

This is a mod to change the style of the tabs in the admin area.

Plugin Restore

Restore plugins that were uninstalled

Dean was so kind as to add a field to hold the original plugin code, in addition to the current plugin code. I modified ./include/txp_plugin.php to expose this functionality.

zem_tpl Textpattern Plugin Template

An improved template for Textpattern plugins

An improved template for Textpattern plugins.
zem_tpl is an improved template for Textpattern plugins. It’s intended mainly for use with the PHP command line client, though it will work fine running on a web server.


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Put comments anywhere on an article page

HowTo: Putting TXP Comments Anywhere on an Article Page

This is a dead easy hack to Textpattern that will let you have your comments anywhere on an article page—not just tacked onto the bottom of the text like the default behaviour.


XML-RPC for Textpattern

This is XML-RPC for Textpattern v1.0

Markdown with Textpattern

Start by downloading Michel Fortins PHP Markdown that is a ported version of John Grubers Markdown to PHP.

Getting it to work is very simple, just replace...

Live Textile-Formatted Comment Preview

In TextPattern when you click on an article and are presented with the ability to comment, the set of input boxes, text areas, and other items are generated by a simple “form” called comment_form. The idea is that …

QuikPik Admin Menu 3.0

The major highlight of QuikPik 3.0 is the ability to edit the menu’s style from within the Textpattern admin interface. In addition to styling the menu, you also have the ability to override the standard textpattern.css file.

File Upload

Allows uploading any file type in to TXP

This mod extends the admin interface by adding the ability to upload and manage any type of file.

Japanese-izing of Textpattern

Textpattern �日本語化

コンテンツ・マ�ージメント・システム (CMS) �一���る Textpattern...

Clean feed URLs

This modification exists as a single file. It should be downloaded and renamed to ‘atom’ or ‘rss’, and reside in your desired directory with all of your other extensionless files. No modifications are needed to the file.

There are only a two small weaknesses that I can think of with this current version. First,...

Clean URLs in Textpattern

The URLs at my site follow the format suggested by Mamash in one of his older posts in the textpattern forum, with some slight variation. Basically, a URL (Uniform Resource Locator) at my site has the form, where X is the page number. If the user is browsing by category, but not in a particular...

Notepad Hack

Add a notepad to the admin panel

This hack/extension will add a ‘Notepad’ top-level tab to your admin interface and two subtabs (public/private). Every user — regardless of permissions level — has access to edit/view the public notepad. Each user also respectively has their own individual private notepad.

The Original QuikPik Hack

QuikPik Admin Menu

A reimplementation of the admin menu tabs using an HTML select list. The original is a slimmer version of QuikPik 2.

A version 2.5 and version...

A Better Textpattern Search

By default, TXP search results are displayed in the “default” page template, inside the <txp:article /> tag. Whilst I can live with the results being inside this tag, I wanted a separate page template for the search results that looked completely different from my default (home) page.

I also wanted some...

Admin Interface Restyled

Textpattern Administrative Interface Restyled

Because there ain’t much to do on a Sunday, we revamped slightly the administrative interface of Texpattern [en]. Mainly, we optimized the stylesheet and reworked the tabs, as we as tired of looking at an all yellow interface.

Mod Self Register

Allow for self-registration

This mod allows a site to have users register themselves to be authors and post articles. It is primarily designed for community driven sites, like this one.

Hacking the Txp Comment System

Alter comments form, including Live Preview instructions

Purpose of this hack:
Change the recorded comments to display as <div>’s rather than <li>’s, with alternating background colours and sequential numbering. Change the comment form to allow live previews to be used.

What you need to know first:
Upgrading Textpattern is a simple...

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