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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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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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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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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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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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Adding markup to some items in a Multiple Item Region

Sometimes when you are repeating items in a multiple item region you need to insert some markup between every so many items. This pattern happens a lot in the Bootstrap framework, where you need to add row divs around rows of items.

Perch makes this easy to do with perch:before and perch:after with the perch:every tag.

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Getting the best out of CMS edit forms

Something we hear over and over again from Perchers is how using Perch cuts down the amount of time spent training and supporting clients in using their CMS. You can cut that time down even more by using some of the tools in Perch for adding help and tweaking edit forms to make them logical to complete.

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Ten Tips for building your business in 2015 with Perch

Our focus with Perch and Runway is to be the best option for freelancers and agencies who build websites for clients. Working as an agency was our background, and we love to help our Perchers develop successful businesses. Here are ten tips to help you and your business have a brilliant 2015.

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