The Perch Blog

How Perch helps you to manage your content management system

Some thoughts on how you can use Perch to follow the recommendations in a recent article on A List Apart.

Reduce cart abandonment by offering clear and accurate shipping options

If customers are surprised by shipping costs they often abandon checkout. Find out how Perch Shop helps you to display shipping costs throughout the purchase process, to help customers feel...

People Love Perch: Anthony Elleray

We love to hear how much people love Perch. This interview is with Anthony Elleray, a Freelance Web Designer based in Swanage, Dorset.

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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