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Snip It v1.0b1

By Arvind Satyanarayan
Posted August 12, 2007, in MT Tags, Templates, Widgets.


One of the new features introduced with Movable Type 4 is template snippets. These are small bits of template code that can be easily inserted using the drop down menu on the template editor. TextMate users will feel right at home - if the syntax editor is on, simply type the snippet trigger and hit tab for the snippet to be completed.

This new feature was just begging for a plugin and thus Snip It, a plugin which allows you to populate your own template snippets.


Movable Type versions: 4.3



demonsurfer on August 15, 2007, 7:44 p.m. Reply

Sweet, this little plugin rocks, thanks heaps Arvind! Now if this could just be incorporated into the weblog entry editor as well to drop in code for, say, media players etc… :)

Carlo on September 7, 2007, 11:58 p.m. Reply

I’m gonna start by saying how usefull this plugin is. I’m using it to add all of the custom fields I have but I ran into an issue. I added several fields.. and now I have enough so that they don’t fit on the screen and it won’t scroll vertically. I believe it would be great if you could add as many snippets as you wanted and it would scroll to reveal all of them.

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Clean Water on May 25, 2017, 2:15 a.m. Reply

Very nice plugin indeed. We use TextMate on our site best faucet water filter and plugin like this really helps! Especially being able to populate your own template snippets. Good job!


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