Loading and animating an entry with AJAX and jQuer

posted: 18 Sep 2009

Sometimes you might want to load the content of an entry without leaving or refreshing the page, and it’s possible to do just that with AJAX. In this tutorial we’ll look at how to swap the content of an area on your page with a new entry AND animate the transition with some nice effects.

From the archives: Construct This

posted: 01 Feb 2009

Usng a mixture of embed templates, variables, and conditionals, here’s a technique to create multiple page layouts from one “page constructor”.

From the archives: Questions for pMachine

posted: 30 Jan 2009

We thought it only fitting that the first Jambor-ee interview was directed at pMachine EllisLab. Rick, Paul, Leslie and Derek kindly agreed to take questions from those of you signed up to our pre-launch mailing list.

What are your hopes for EE2.0?

posted: 30 Jan 2009

EE2.0 is coming! Lockdown is here. Drum roll everyone…

A future recipe for ExpressionEngine?

posted: 30 Jan 2009

I’ve just finished making a really tidy events calendar using ExpressionEngine. It keeps the events in one weblog, venues in another, uses custom fields to add a Google Maps link for each venue, and pulls it all together in a template group that splits events into upcoming and archived. Just the kind of project that EE handles with aplomb, and I’d love to share it with you but, erm… well, that’s the problem.


posted: 30 Jan 2009

Structure is a new way to build ExpressionEngine sites. It forgoes the current template_group/template setup and creates pages that are all editable through a tree sitemap view. Now, traditional page style content and multiple entry pages can live within the same area.