The Perch Blog

Perch Runway has landed!

Perch Runway maintains the clean admin UI, templating and underlying principles of Perch with a few big changes in terms of architecture and additional features suited to larger sites. In this post we detail some of the headline features.

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Perch Runway has landed!

Perch Runway maintains the clean admin UI, templating and underlying principles of Perch with a few big changes in terms of architecture and additional features suited to larger sites. In this post we detail some of the headline features.

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Migrating sites with Backup and Restore

Perch Runway includes a scheduled backup feature, which enables you to run automated backups of your site’s content, keeping your content safe. Backup and restore has uses beyond just disaster recovery, however.

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How your feature requests have shaped Perch

When we look back over the five and a half years of Perch, it’s plain to see just how many of your feature requests have shaped the product that it is today. I thought it would be fun to look over a couple of old blog posts and see how things have changed.

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Why choose Perch to retrofit your static site?

Adding a CMS to a static site was one of the core use cases we had when initially developing Perch. As the product has moved on that core use case is still a big reason why people use Perch for the first time. In this post I take a look at why Perch is a great choice if you need to retrofit a site.

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URL Routing in Perch Runway

One of great strengths of Perch has always been that you can drop editable regions into an existing site. This is down to the way Perch helps you manage content across a set of pages. If a site grows beyond a certain scale, maintaining that set of pages can become a bit of an overhead. What is an advantage for small sites becomes a disadvantage for larger ones.

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Perch and the Bootstrap Framework

Bootstrap can be a really handy framework if you need to put together a site quickly. Perch is a great CMS for rapid development of content managed sites, so it isn’t surprising that we often get asked if Perch plays nicely with Bootstrap.

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