Perch Blog https://grabaperch.com Blog posts Picture this: new icons for Blocks /blog/archive/2017-03-28-picture-this-new-icons-for-blocks /blog/archive/2017-03-28-picture-this-new-icons-for-blocks The new user interface in Perch 3 is designed to make site management and content editing easier for your clients. One way we’ve done that is by adding icons to the Insert New Block bar.

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Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:22:00 +0000
Perch 3 has landed /blog/archive/2017-03-27-perch-3-has-landed /blog/archive/2017-03-27-perch-3-has-landed Today is the day! Perch and Perch Runway 3 are ready to go. And we let you in on a secret.

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Mon, 27 Mar 2017 07:09:00 +0000
Updates from the Perch and Runway 3 Beta /blog/archive/updates-from-the-perch-and-runway-3-beta /blog/archive/updates-from-the-perch-and-runway-3-beta The latest Perch newsletter, also posted to the blog. Find out what our beta testers think about Perch and Runway 3.

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Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:24:00 +0000
Template Filters in Perch 3 /blog/archive/template-filters-in-perch-3 /blog/archive/template-filters-in-perch-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.

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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 16:47:00 +0000
Perch Runway 3 as a Headless CMS /blog/archive/perch-runway-3-as-a-headless-cms /blog/archive/perch-runway-3-as-a-headless-cms 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.

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Tue, 08 Nov 2016 09:36:00 +0000
Announcing Perch and Perch Runway 3 /blog/archive/announcing-perch-and-perch-runway-3 /blog/archive/announcing-perch-and-perch-runway-3 Today we’re announcing the news we’ve been keeping under our feathered hats, Perch and Perch Runway 3 are on the way.

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Mon, 07 Nov 2016 07:00:00 +0000
Chrome security warning for non-HTTPS logins /blog/archive/chrome-security-warning-for-non-https-logins /blog/archive/chrome-security-warning-for-non-https-logins 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.

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Fri, 04 Nov 2016 11:36:00 +0000
A glimpse of the Perch 2.9 UI /blog/archive/a-glimpse-of-the-perch-2-9-ui /blog/archive/a-glimpse-of-the-perch-2-9-ui 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.

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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:22:00 +0000
Creating AMP Pages with Perch /blog/archive/creating-amp-pages-with-perch /blog/archive/creating-amp-pages-with-perch 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.

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Thu, 11 Aug 2016 12:45:00 +0000
Why should I choose Perch over something else? /blog/archive/why-should-i-choose-perch-over-something-else /blog/archive/why-should-i-choose-perch-over-something-else 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.

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:28:00 +0000