ExpressionEngine® Twitter API v1.1 add-ons

Twitter will soon be removing older parts of their API which means that some Twitter plugins will stop working. If you show latest tweets etc on any of your websites, now is the time to check the plugins used are compatible with the Twitter API changes.

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Infinite Scrolling with Manual Trigger in ExpressionEngine

I needed to implement a ‘load more’ button on a listings page on a website. So instead of listing x items per page, I needed to load an extra x items on the same page each time the ‘load more’ button was clicked, similarly to how Twitter has a button at the bottom of the …

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Feedburner email subscription form 404 errors

I recently added a Feedburner subscribe by email form to a website and have discovered a problem with it. Sometimes the form does not work – the pop-up URL http://feedburner.google.com/fb/a/mailverify just shows a 404 error. At first I thought that this was just happening in Firefox, which seemed crazy as the browser should not affect …

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MODx Web Development Book Review

MODx Web Development (ISBN: 9781847194909) is written by Antano Solar John and published by Packt Publishing. Download a free chapter (Ch 5: authentication and authorisation). Finally, there is a book available on MODx – it’s about time! MODx is an open source PHP CMS with an awful lot going for it. While gaining in popularity, …

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jQuery: adding Slimbox lightbox effect to Galleria

Two excellent jQuery scripts which I rely on time and time again are the Galleria image gallery and Slimbox 2, a lightweight Lightbox clone which has recently switched to using the jQuery framework over MooTools (happy days!). Both scripts allow you to add impressive functionality to websites with very little effort. While the built in …

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