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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.

Manually Ordered Blog Articles

Suppose you want to display the documents in your Articles blog in a certain order on the blog’s home page or in a menu. Maybe you also want to periodically …

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Hiding MODX Top Menu Items From Some Users

Rather than do extensive customization of the Manager’s Top Menu, you might just want to hide a few options. This is actually quite easy to do, even for a non-programmer. …

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Avoid Trashing Properties with setProperties()

Suppose that you want to change the value of a single property of a MODX element (usually a snippet) in code. There is no setProperty() method, but you would expect …

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