About Bob Ray

I am the author of MODX: The Official Guide and over 30 MODX add-on components. I host Bob's Guides, a source of valuable information for MODX users, and I've been very active in the MODX Forums with over 18,000 posts.

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About Bob Ray

I am the author of MODX: The Official Guide and over 30 MODX add-on components. I host Bob's Guides, a source of valuable information for MODX users, and I've been very active in the MODX Forums with over 18,000 posts.

How To Tell If a Table Exists in MODX

This is a quick tip. It isn’t usually an issue with MODX tables, but if you create custom database tables in the MODX database, you may eventually need some code …

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[MODX] Don’t Be a Nester

When I troubleshoot people’s sites, one thing I often notice is a tendency toward unnecessary nesting. On one site I looked at recently, there was a chunk tag in the …

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Changing the Name of the (Anonymous) User in MODX

It’s common to have a greeting somewhere on your pages that looks something like this:

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