ThermX Snippet Tutorial

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This snippet is for use with MODX Revolution. ThermX creates a fundraising thermometer for placement on a web page.

Minimal Snippet Tag

[[!ThermX? &thermxProgress=`2500` &thermxMax=`7500`]]


&thermxProgress  -- Current amount raised

&thermxMax       -- Fundraising goal

&thermxFormat    -- [optional] format argument for
                    money_format() function
                    defauts to `%(#10n`.

&thermxLocale    -- [optional] format argument for
                    set_locale() function.
                    defaults to 'en_US'


[[+thermx_progress]]    -- Put this where you want the
                           current amount raised to appear.

[[+thermx_thermometer]] -- Put this where you want the
                           thermometer to appear.

Example Page Content

[[!ThermX? &thermxProgress=`2500` &thermxMax=`7500`]]

 <p>Our progress so far: [[+thermx_progress]]</p>



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