The Perch Blog

Registered Developers to the rescue!

How our Registered Developers are helping end clients who have found themselves in the position of not having a developer.

Sorting your data with perch_content_custom

In this post, part of our perch_content_custom series I take a look at the sort, sort-order and sort-type options for ordering data returned from Perch.

Perch Tips: another way to add help to templates with notes-before

In Perch and Perch Runway 2.8.14 we added another method for inserting help information into your edit forms. Here’s how to use notes-before.

19 Apr 2016

Promotions and discounts in Perch Shop

One important tool in encouraging customers to buy from your store is the ability to create an array of promotions and special offers. While there are almost infinite ways to combine various discounts and offers, Perch Shop provides a flexible set of options to cover most requirements and to help tempt those customers in.

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11 Apr 2016

Perch Shop v1.0

Today we are extremely pleased to announce the launch of Perch Shop – a flexible and powerful e-commerce add-on for both Perch and Perch Runway.

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29 Mar 2016

The future of PHP 5.3 support

One of the great challenges in developing Perch is dealing with a vast array of different hosting environments that the software needs to run on. From a client’s old $5-a-month shared hosting account to a cutting edge cloud-provisioned virtual server, the same Perch codebase needs to run in vastly disparate conditions.

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15 Jan 2016

Getting to Grips with Conditionals

The Perch template language has lots of ways to control the output based on the content being used. This can range from simple tests to see if something exists, though to doing different things depending on the iteration within a loop.

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