The Perch Blog

News from Perch, tips and tricks and things of help to Perchers

18 May 2015

Content Models with Perch Runway

Perch has always had structured content at the core, and both versions of the product enable intelligent, structured content and the use of content models. While standard Perch ties that content to pages, the Collections feature in Perch Runway enables flexible structured content. I take a look at how Perch Runway enables intelligent use of content in your projects.

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7 May 2015

End of the road for Perch 1

As we announced last year, May 31st will mark the end-of-life of Perch 1. From June 1st we will no longer be offering support for the version one product.

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15 Apr 2015

Should I use Collections or an app?

With more Perchers choosing to build sites on Perch Runway and trying out Runway with a Developer license on their personal sites, we thought it would be worth discussing more of the features and capabilities.

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8 Apr 2015

Looping Data in Perch

In Perch there are various ways of creating repeating content, most of which happen via your templates rather than by messing around inside a PHP loop on the page! In this post I’ll introduce them and suggest when you might use each one.

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2 Mar 2015

Perch and Perch Runway 2.8

Perch and Perch Runway 2.8 is now here. If you have a Perch 2 or Perch Runway license this is a free update and can be downloaded from your account. This post introduces some of the headline features.

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10 Feb 2015

Introducing Blocks

Perch and Perch Runway 2.8 will include a new feature called Blocks. Blocks attempts to balance the control of structured content and the flexibility of WYSIWYG.

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29 Jan 2015

Progressive Output Flushing

The update notes for Perch 2.7.10 included a mysterious entry about progressive output flushing and improved performance. Page load speed is something we care a lot about, and this is another way Perch helps to keep your sites feeling fast. So what is it?

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16 Jan 2015

Perch Runway Developer License

Announcing our Perch Runway Developer License. Get a Perch Runway license for the price of a Standard Perch 2 license for development and learning purposes or for a personal site.

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