yab_article_crossref - cross-reference articles in custom fields

With this small Textpattern CMS plugin you can assign an article in another articles custom field for a cross-reference. You can select the articles by an dropdown of article titles.

Download: yab_article_crossref_v0.1.txt


Easy cross-reference an article in custom fields.

Version: 0.1

Table of contents

  1. Plugin requirements
  2. Configuration
  3. Changelog
  4. License
  5. Author contact

Plugin requirements

yab_article_crossref’s minimum requirements:

  • Textpattern 4.x


Open the plugin code. the first function contains the configuration values:

'custom_field_nr' => ', // custom_field number containing the cross reference article ID
'sections'        => ', // sections from which we build the dropdown, comma separated
'categories'      => ' // categories from which we build the dropdown, comma separated


  • v0.1: 2017-02-12
    • initial release


This plugin is released under the GNU General Public License Version 2 and above

Author contact


  1. # - dzogpa schrieb am 28. Februar 2018, 16:44:

    Danke. Very useful plugin. Unforunately, in the admin article list one cannot see what is assigned to what.

  2. # - trenc schrieb am 1. März 2018, 09:43:

    Hi Dzogba,

    yes, but there is already a plugin for this task. Have a look at adi_matrix.