MODx Object Names - (Old-New)

Some people are confused by the shift in objects names between older versions of MODx and the current versions of MODx Evolution and Revolution, especially since there is still some documentation around using the old names.

Here's a quick translation guide:

Old

Documents

Weblinks

Resources

  • Snippets
  • Chunks
  • Template Variables
  • Templates
  • Plugins

New

Resources

  • Documents
  • Weblinks
  • Symlinks (Revolution)
  • Static Resources (Revolution)

Elements

  • Snippets
  • Chunks
  • Template Variables
  • Templates
  • Plugins
  • Categories (Revolution)

 

My book, MODX: The Official Guide - Digital Edition is now available here. The paper version of the book is available from Amazon.

If you have the book and would like to download the code, you can find it here.

If you have the book and would like to see the updates and corrections page, you can find it here.

MODX: The Official Guide is 772 pages long and goes far beyond this web site in explaining beginning and advanced MODX techniques. It includes detailed information on:

  • Installing MODX
  • How MODX Works
  • Working with MODX resources and Elements
  • Using Git with MODX
  • Using common MODX add-on components like SPForm, Login, getResources, and FormIt
  • MODX security Permissions
  • Customizing the MODX Manager
  • Using Form Customization
  • Creating Transport Packages
  • MODX and xPDO object methods
  • MODX System Events
  • Using PHP with MODX

Go here for more information about the book.

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