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In MODX, an "Element" is considered a catch-all term for the following:

  • Template
  • Template Variables
  • Chunks
  • Snippets
  • Plugins

Each of these are managed via the Elements tab in the manager sidebar.

While not technically an element, Categories are also related.

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