Convert arbitrary JSON into MODX TV input options. Useful for things like schema.org's itemtype property values.
The MODX Resource object has a secret-not-secret field, "properties" in which you can store a JSON object with any kind of data you like. However, there's no UI with which to edit that field. Here's some code to help you utilize it.
If powerful tagging of images is the most important feature/requirement of your gallery, then this tutorial demonstrates a performant way to achieve it in MODX CMS.
This tutorial describes a MODX Snippet that parses the Font Awesome CSS file for icon classes, the output of which can be used for CMS admin UI elements.
MODX CMS comes with powerful member functions that help speed development. Here are five examples.
My latest assignment was a MODX site featuring a thumbnail gallery. With the specific requirements of the project, the first snippet that came to mind was the venerable all-in-one toolbox called getResources and the sister-snippet getPage. Here's a tutorial on the installation and usage.
A quick MODX CMS tip: how to use "MODX server-side commenting", and why.
There's many options for handling redirects in MODX CMS. Here's a rundown, along with some custom code for a quick and fairly performant solution.
ContentBlocks is a premium Extra for MODX by the folks at modmore. This custom plugin scopes the ContentBlocks plugin to Resources using the specified Templates.
Do you need a form on your site's front-end where users can upload files? The jQuery Uploadify Plugin makes this simple, and thanks to a user on the Uploadify Forums, extending the capabilities is easy too!