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The N2D-PPX Family

A gaming Alliance I assist in running and Co-Founded N2D-PPX, a TRansformers Earthwars Family, has launched it’s own website, powered on Replicator 4.5! http://n2dppx.cfmaniac.com/ We will at some point get it under it’s own Top Level Domain. Read More

Accessibility in Replicator

While at work, I was tasked with fixing some general Accessibility issues with a website at the client’s request. As I was going through thier site, running tests, I was curious, how well I had addressed Accessibility in Replicator. As it so turns out, at least on one site/Project I luanched in Replicator recently, I was watching the Accessib…

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Developers shouldn't have to code

How many times has a recruiter, or interviewer asked you to write some code as part of the interview process? Probably quite a few times, no doubt. While the Recruiter and/or Interviewee is requesting you to take an “evaluation” to understand your coding and thought process, you aren‘t required to fulfil that request. Yep, you don…

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Why Developers sometimes move on...

Why some candidates move on… In recent job searches, and subsequent Interview requests, I’ve come across a seemingly catastrophic Employer-Epidemic: Last Minute Cancels. LAST MINUTE CANCELS You as a prospective Employee to XYZ, Inc., are ready and awaiting your interview, waiting to hit it out of the park and hopefully get…

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Pages Module: Added subTitle for customized Display

The Replicator Team has updated the Pages to add a new Column, page_subtitle to the model. This column adds the availability to customize the Page’s viewed title, offering some flexibility instead of the default Page title offered initially and used in the display of the site’s navigation menus. Read More

Replicator-X : Template System Revamp Complete

In mid January 2017, Replicator-X’s Template System finally recieved it’s much needed overhaul. The overhaul for Replicator-X’s Template System are as follows: Read More

New Feature: pageSnippet()

In Mid January 2017, Replicator-X got an update to some of it’s shortcut functions. This new feature is called pageSnippet(); How the Function works: #pageSnippet('about-us', '#rc.config.siteID#')# The function requires only two arguments: slug & siteID . What it does: the PageSnippet() function embeds…

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Replicator-X -Updated UI Components

While doing some new development to the Replicator Control Panel, we've added a new UI-Form Field. input-image. New Additions New Input Tag: input-image Usage: <ui:form-row type="input-image" name="avatar" width="300"> Additional Attributes: value : the image that has be…

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Replicator 5 - New Changes are coming

Replicator 5, codename Replicator-X is currently in Development. Visually, from a UI perspective, there's not going to be much of a difference, though a few updates will be noticable within the Control Panel . The Code Core has been updated and many fixes have been put in place that hadn't been previously been patched in the 4.0 release…

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Templates Update

The Replicator Templates system has undergone some updates. We've now placed module-specific items (like navigation items, dashboard interfaces, etc) into thier respective module folder/includes. This helps minimize code overhead, and keeps module specific items isolated to the specific module, instead of the "master" module (i.e…

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Replicator 4.0.0 - BootStrap 4

Replicator 3.1.0 (the Version number may very well change to 4 to match the boostrap verison) has now been plugged and developed with Bootstrap 4. Yes, there is a Default "Replicator" Theme in Bootstrap 4 for the front-End and the Control Panel (Formerly known as the Administration Panel) is also rendered in BoostStrap 4. Since a lot of t…

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Blog Module : Comments only for Site Members

There's been (an internally) controversial Feature in the Replicator's Updated Blog Module. We developed it to permit comments only from Memebers of Your Site. The initial thought of this was to prevent spammers and trolls from posting insignifigant comments on your blog (Ofcourse this can also be handled via Moderation). We considered…

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HTMLHead() and HTMLFoot() Functions

In order to assist in customizing the Replicator system, we've added two new Template Variables, rc.HTMLHead and rc.HTMLFoot. The functions are included in your module's cfc before and after events, and outputs the specific modules assets, such as CSS or JavaScript files. Using the rc.HTMLHead variable inputs CSS into t…

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