Support & Community

We hope that you will find Perch and Perch Runway easy to install and use. If you need any help, then support is free and included with your license. Just head on over to our forum and we’ll help you out.

In addition to the forum there is always lots going on around the Perch Community. We’ve tried to gather some of that activity together on this page. Take a look and join in!

  • fantastic, prompt support (as always) from @grabaperch – a benchmark for other CMSs to aspire to

  • @grabaperch offer amazing support for their product. Thank you very much guys always a pleasure using perch especially with the new apps

  • @grabaperch, probably the best CMS I’ve built sites with, backed up by the best team I have ever had the pleasure of interacting with!

  • @grabaperch has the best support ever, really useful if you’re expert in asking dumb, rookie questions.

The Perch Forum

Need help or have questions, post here! Staffed by Perch Official Support plus get help from our friendly Perchers and Registered Developers.

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Join the Flock

When you use Perch you join thousands of other designers and developers who love Perch and use the software to create great solutions for their clients.

Read some of their stories.

Perch and Perch Runway Documentation

You will find everything you need from installation to creating complex templates over in the Perch documentation.

To the docs!

Video Tutorials

You don't need to pay to learn Perch. We have videos ranging from a fully worked tutorial based on the Swift Demo Site, through to technique videos showing the specifics of the template language. We're adding to these all the time.

Solutions Knowledgebase

Tutorial style solutions for some of the things we see asked in the forum. The Solutions content is on GitHub and solutions are added by community members as well as Perch Staff. Send us a Pull Request if you have a solution to add.

Latest release news

  1. 29 Jan 15 Perch Update 2.7.10
  2. 24 Jan 15 Perch Update 2.7.9
  3. 16 Jan 15 Perch Update 2.7.8

You can find all the latest releases of Perch and the First Party Addons over on our News Page.

The Perch Newsletter

Tips and tricks, special offers and news of Perch updates are received by 9000 Perchers subscribed to our newsletter. Why not join them? No spam and plenty of useful content.

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The Perch Podcast

Join Drew and Rachel as we discuss the latest Perch releases and a topic of interest to Perchers. We also answer your questions. It's a fun way to keep up to date with what is happening in Perch.

Episode 47: Happy New Year

Meet the Perch team!

We are often to be found at conferences around the world and are always up for a chat with Perchers. Let us know if you are going to be anywhere we are.

Registered Developers

Our Registered Developers are great friends of Perch. They get an optional listing on our site, a sneak peek at things we are working on, a discount on licenses and you can spot them in the forum by their feather icon.

If you need some help with a Perch project from someone with experience, take a look at the listing of Registered Developers. If you'd like to join, see all the details and sign up here.


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