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What is Articles?

Articles is a Custom Resource Type for MODX 2.2 and later, that adds a custom Article Resource to MODX that streamlines blogging, commenting, archiving, tagging and other features of MODX into one unified interface.

Requirements

  • MODX Revolution 2.2.0 or later, Note that Articles 1.5+ requires Revolution 2.2.1-pl to run.
  • PHP5 or later
  • MODX running on MySQL, sqlsrv is not yet supported.

History

Articles was written by Shaun McCormick as a blogging and news event Custom Resource Class, and was first released on November 29th, 2011. You can also view the Roadmap for future features to be added to Articles.

Download

It can be downloaded from within the MODX Revolution manager via Package Management, or from the MODX Extras Repository, here: http://modx.com/extras/package/articles

Bugs and Issues

Bugs and issue reporting can be done in the Articles Redmine project, found here: https://github.com/modxcms/Articles/issues

Also, a forum is setup for discussing Articles here: http://forums.modx.com/board?board=265

Getting Started

Here are some tutorials to get you started with Articles:

Video: See Articles in action

See how you can create an Articles weblog from scratch in 5 minutes. You can also watch this video on YouTube if the embed below doesn't work.

See Also

  1. Articles.Creating a Blog
  2. Articles.Retrieving Articles Outside of Articles
  3. Articles.Roadmap
  4. Articles.Theming Articles