Author Archives: Bob Ray

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.

MODX CMPs — An Anatomy Lesson

I’ve spent a lot of time wading through arcane and labyrinthine code trying to understand the structure of MODX Custom Manager Pages (CMPs). If I get away from them for …

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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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