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.
As you may be aware, we’ve been been working hard on producing what we aim to be a really great commerce solution for your Perch and Perch Runway based sites. This week we’ve sent out a rather different build to our testers, so we’d like to update you on the progress and on those particular changes.
A post about capturing data and then using it to add meaning in your designs.
One of the things we’ve been working closely on for the new Perch Shop is the way that products and inventory management is handled. These are two very core concepts to most ecommerce stores, and we wanted to make sure that they were flexible, but not bafflingly complex.
Some thoughts on how you can use Perch to follow the recommendations in a recent article on A List Apart.
We think that a little bit of thought when designing editing forms makes a huge difference to the experience of content editors using a CMS. So we try and build in lots of ways for you to customize your forms and make them as easy as possible to use. Here we take a look at ordering and dividing fields.
Get ahead of the curve and submit your Perch site to Apple News, ready for the launch in September.
How to use Layout Variables to pass unique content in a layout used across many pages.
With the beta of the new Perch Shop add-on well underway, we thought we’d talk about some of the design decisions we’ve made in building it, and how that in turn affects the solutions you are able to provide to your customers.
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.
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.