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A pre-announcement about our new add-ons directory.A central place for First and Third Party add-ons to be listed and promoted.
If you have a mailing list or newsletter you want to take every opportunity to encourage people to join it. Did you know that by using the Perch MailChimp Add-on you can give blog commenters the chance to join your list when leaving a comment?
We have had a MailChimp Dashboard Widget for some time, displaying stats about your list on the Perch Dashboard. This release turns that simple widget into a fully featured Perch App, with useful functionality both in the admin and on the front-end of your site.
It’s time has come to think about the Blog app again. For those of you who use Blog, or have considered it and decided against, we’d like to hear from you.
Ever since its launch, our free Gallery app has been one of the most popular. As is so often the case, when an app gets a lot of use we begin to see how its flexibility and usefulness can be improved.
With the launch of the developer API we have started to be asked about our policy on third party Apps. In particular, whether we are happy with developers creating and selling add-ons for Perch. So this post is an answer to that question.
To make it really easy to publish a blog as part of your site, we’ve made a free Blog app available. It’s the quickest way to start blogging with Perch.
It’s been a busy week for Perch. We’ve released version 1.5.5, new documentation, an Events app and plugins for TinyMCE and CKEditor.