The Perch Blog

Callbacks in Perch Custom functions with each

A short post detailing how to add a callback function to a loop in Perch.

Rapid content relationships in Perch Runway

Perch Runway brings the powerful Collections feature to Perch, and a new template tag perch:related. Here’s how I used it to add testimonials to the Perch website.

Creating Website Handover Videos

When handing over a site to a client, a nice way to remind them of how to use their new CMS is to provide them with a little video...

17 Nov 2016

Template Filters in Perch 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.

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8 Nov 2016

Perch Runway 3 as a Headless CMS

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.

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29 Sep 2016

A glimpse of the Perch 2.9 UI

The biggest feature of the Perch 2.9 release will be the shiny new user interface for the Control Panel. We thought that you might like to see how this epic piece of work is coming along.

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11 Aug 2016

Creating AMP Pages with Perch

AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) is a way to build versions of your pages optimised for speed. AMP pages are just another text format – like HTML or RSS. Perch is really great at editing any kind of text format, so I take a look at how we output blog posts as AMP.

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22 Jul 2016

Why should I choose Perch over something else?

We sometimes get emails asking what would make Perch a good choice over other content management systems. Often, the person asking the question has been tasked with researching a big list of CMSs and has been asked to report back which is the best.

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