Get Any Field from the Parent of the Current Resource in MODX

In a previous article, I wrote about how to get the pagetitle of the current resource’s parent. It occurred to me that a more generic snippet that would get *any* field from the parent might be useful. Instead of the parent’s pagetitle, you might want its menuindex, longtitle, description, introtext (summary), or some other field. Learn More

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Parent Path in WebsitePanel

Parent path is a security property of WebsitePanel. This property allow web pages to use relative paths to the parent directory of the current directory (paths using the “..” syntax). This option might be required for legacy ASP applications. In this article I will give you a step by step guide on how to enable Parent Paths in WebsitePanel. Learn More

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Best Practices for a Faster Concrete5 Website

Let’s review a few “best practices” for a site that performs as well as it looks. A speedy page load time will not only help maintain interest in your site, but will actually help your rankings in the major search engines. Conversely, a good looking site that suffers from poor performance will likely achieve a less than desirable placement when searched for. Learn More

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