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perch:after tags enable you to wrap a region with mark-up that will only be displayed if the region has content.
This tips explains how to use the
chars attributes to create excerpts.
Sometimes, when outputting a multiple item region, it’s useful to be able to number the items. This can be achieved with
perch:help tag gives you the ability to add instructional information, images and even video to any administration form in Perch.
The help attribute for template tags enables the developer to provide help next to individual form fields in the admin area.
perch_item_last special ID values can be used to identify the first and last items in a multiple-item template.
There are a few little gems in the Perch templating engine that are easy to miss in the documentation. One such gem is the special
We’ve created a “cheat sheet” quick reference as a way to explore the template tags offered by Perch.
Our official add-ons are free for anyone with a Perch license. We strongly believe that you should know what developing your site will cost in license fees. If you have paid for Perch – you can download and install every single one of our add-ons if you like, with no additional cost.
In an interview for our Customer Stories series of posts, Ryan Singer of 37signals explains why he uses Perch.