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MODx Web Development by Antano Solar John

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Using a custom form for the Post a Blog! page

To customize the form, all that we need to do is create a form in HTML, save it as a chunk, and then pass the name of this chunk as the value of formtpl to NewsEditor.

We need a mechanism by which we can let the NewsEditor snippet know which text field, from the resource, gets stored as which property. For example, we might have a title, summary, and content, and we will want the title to be saved as the resource-specific variable longtitle, the summary as the resource-specific variable description, and the content field as the content of the resource. This has to be explicitly specified, as NewsEditor has no ability to make guesses about which field gets stored as what in the resource.

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