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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One of the new features in Perch Runway is the ability to create relationships between items of content. This video shows a basic example of creating the relationship and displaying related content.

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How page creation works in Perch Runway

In Perch each page of your site is represented by an actual file on disk. Perch Runway is different, using a front controller pattern similar to other CMS solutions. In this post I explain the difference, what it means in terms of development and whether it makes a difference to your content editors.

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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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