Perch Blog http://grabaperch.com Blog posts Mon, 18 May 2015 10:46:00 +0000 http://edgeofmyseat.com/services/content-management-systems en Content Models with Perch Runway http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/content-models-with-perch-runway http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/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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Mon, 18 May 2015 10:46:00 +0000
End of the road for Perch 1 http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/end-of-the-road-for-perch-1 http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/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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Thu, 07 May 2015 10:58:00 +0000
Perch Community Chat http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-community-chat http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-community-chat We love to use Slack here at Perch HQ, so we’ve set up a Slack Team for Perchers to chat to us and each other.

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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 15:16:00 +0000
Should I use Collections or an app? http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/should-i-use-collections-or-an-app http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/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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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:12:00 +0000
Looping Data in Perch http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/looping-data-in-perch http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/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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Wed, 08 Apr 2015 14:11:00 +0000
Perch and Perch Runway 2.8 http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-and-perch-runway-28 http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-and-perch-runway-28 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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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 08:20:00 +0000
Introducing Blocks http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/introducing-blocks http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/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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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 16:57:00 +0000
Fun stats from Perch Support and how to get help fast http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/fun-stats-from-perch-support-and-how-to-get-help-fast http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/fun-stats-from-perch-support-and-how-to-get-help-fast We’ve been running some reports on our official support forum and we thought we’d share our findings along with some suggestions on how to make best use of support.

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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 15:38:00 +0000
Progressive Output Flushing http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/progressive-output-flushing http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/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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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:33:00 +0000
Perch Runway Developer License http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-runway-developer-license http://www.grabaperch.com/blog/archive/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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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 15:15:00 +0000