The Perch Blog

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

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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16 Jan 2015

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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