Articles tagged: tip

14 Aug 2015

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 walking them through the system. Here at Perch we create a lot of video using inexpensive tools. In this post I’ll show you how we do it.

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12 Aug 2015

Perch Tips: Using Layouts

For elements common to many pages you could use PHP includes with Perch, however Perch has the Perch Layouts functionality, which gives you some extra features. Find out more in this tip.

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22 May 2013

It's all custom fields!

We often get pre-sales queries asking if it is possible to use “custom fields” in Perch. In some other CMS products, particularly those – like WordPress – that have come from blog roots, custom fields are a way to add additional fields to a post for editors to complete. Perch however, is different. Perch is entirely based around structured content and therefore every template is a collection of “custom fields”.

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12 Dec 2011

Tip: sizing textareas to keep edit forms tidy

One of the great strengths of Perch is the flexibility to construct content forms that match the nature of your content. Often you know when a field like a textarea should expect a little or a lot of content.

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