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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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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 18,000 posts.

MODX getOption() with Snippet Properties

In the previous article, we looked at the various ways that $modx->getOption() can be used. In this one, we’ll look specifically at how it handles snippet properties placed in a …

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Understanding the MODX getOption() Method

The $modx->getOption() method is the workhorse of MODX snippet code. There are over 1300 instances of it in my core/components/ directory. It’s used in almost any non-trivial snippet and many …

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Displaying the Age of a Resource in MODX

You might sometime have a need to display the age of a resource. The MODX Forums, for example, show how long ago a post was entered in Years, months, weeks, …

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