News updates, tips on using Perch and running a great web design business
Looking for quick tips that will help you develop Perch sites more efficiently? News and updates about Perch, web design inspiration? You have found the right place! The Blog is curated by Drew and Rachel.
The latest Perch newsletter, also posted to the blog. Find out what our beta testers think about Perch and Runway 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.
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.
Today we’re announcing the news we’ve been keeping under our feathered hats, Perch and Perch Runway 3 are on the way.
From January 2017, if your website and Perch login are not served over HTTPS, then when your clients come to log into Perch using Chrome they will be told their login is Not Secure.
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.
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.
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.
We’re offering free upgrades from Perch to Perch Runway for sites that you build for charities. Find out more!
A little bit of good news for our international customers as we reduce the USD and EUR price of Perch and Perch Runway.