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I'm a technical writer, developer and DBA with wide-ranging skills and interests that I enjoy writing about. I hope you find something of interest here...

Modx & blogging part 2: Searching and Security

27
Aug


Articles, Modx, Searching, Security

In part 1 of this series we looked at the Articles add-on as a blogging platform for Modx, covering the initial installation and setup. In part 2 we are going to add in a simple search facility, using, not surprisingly, the SimpleSearch add-on. And then we're going to fix what I consider to be a security flaw - namely the blogger's username is exposed in the blog. Read more...

Modx & blogging part 1: Setup

21
Aug


Modx, Articles, Setup

I am not a professional website builder. But I enjoy getting my hands dirty and have previously built websites using the Modx Content Management System (CMS). So when I wanted to start blogging, I decided to continue with Modx and see where it takes me. If you are reading this, then the results were at least partially successful. Read more...