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TXP Bookmarklet

Just plug in your TXP install path and use the Bookmarklet Builder to make yourself…

Creating Article Popups in Textpattern

Open articles in popup windows

Recently I wanted to open up the article body in an new window. On the page I had set up I exposed the title and the excerpt and then an link to where the article body was opened up in a new window. Below I will briefly cover how I did.

article vs. article_custom

difference between txp:article and txp:article_custom

<txp:article /> is NOT the same as <txp:article_custom />
They cannot be interchanged. This is perhaps one of the most common confusions for Textpatterners.

Random articles

Call a random article or list of random articles

The ability to call a random article is already built into the txp:article_custom tag, with the attribute sortby="rand()".


Static articles in chosen order

(Note: use of doArticle is not recommended practise. The instructions have been updated to use…

if_individual_article and if_article_list tags

Conditional tags for article list and full article pages

These conditionals are built into textpattern and are very useful for setting up your pages…

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