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Bob Ray

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 14,000 posts.

Creating MODX Manager Menu Items in Code

This article is about adding items to the MODX Manager’s Top Menu in PHP. A MODX menu item is kind of an odd thing. The modMenu object doesn’t have an …

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Understanding MODX Extended Fields and JSON

You may have used the extended fields in MODX user profiles in the MODX Manager, where MODX provides a convenient interface for them. To use extended fields in code, however, …

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Preserving Your MODX Top Menu Structure

It’s relatively easy to modify the MODX Manager’s Top Menu Structure. Maybe you’ve put the options in a different order so the ones you use often are at the top. …

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