News updates, tips on using Perch and running a great web design business
Looking for quick tips that will help you develop Perch sites more efficiently? News and updates about Perch, web design inspiration? You have found the right place! The Blog is curated by Drew and Rachel.
July’s release of the free Blog add-on for Perch and Perch Runway adds support for webmentions. One thing that quickly became apparent when displaying likes and reports on my own site was that the traditional listing format that we’re used to for comments is not well suited to these lighter interactions. One popular solution to this is a design pattern known as the facepile.
A common pattern with a paged listing such as a blog, is to do something different with the first item. We’ve added some new variables to help.
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We launched Perch on the 31st of May, 2009. In this post we look back at how little Perch grew up.
We added a shortcodes system into Perch and Runway 3 to help better integrate Editor toolbars with the Assets system. In doing so we created a whole new way to add your own functionality to Perch. This post explains the thinking behind it.
The new user interface in Perch 3 is designed to make site management and content editing easier for your clients. One way we’ve done that is by adding icons to the Insert New Block bar.
Today is the day! Perch and Perch Runway 3 are ready to go. And we let you in on a secret.
The latest Perch newsletter, also posted to the blog. Find out what our beta testers think about Perch and Runway 3.
One requirement we sometimes see with Perch is where some manipulation needs to be performed on a value in a template before it is output. Template Filters are a new feature in Perch and Runway 3 to make this much more straightforward.
The primary end goal for a web content management system has always been the output of HTML to a web page. Content goes in, and all being well, HTML comes out the other side. That’s likely to continue to be the primary way of working for a web CMS for a long time to come, and maybe forever.