Perch Blog https://grabaperch.com Blog posts Displaying a webmentions facepile /blog/archive/2017-07-26-displaying-a-webmentions-facepile /blog/archive/2017-07-26-displaying-a-webmentions-facepile July’s release of the free Blog add-on for Perch and Perch Runway adds support for webmentions. One thing that quickly became apparent when displaying likes and reports on my own site was that the traditional listing format that we’re used to for comments is not well suited to these lighter interactions. One popular solution to this is a design pattern known as the facepile.

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Wed, 26 Jul 2017 15:40:00 +0000
New pagination options /blog/archive/2017-06-05-new-pagination-options /blog/archive/2017-06-05-new-pagination-options A common pattern with a paged listing such as a blog, is to do something different with the first item. We’ve added some new variables to help.

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Mon, 05 Jun 2017 10:23:00 +0000
Perch Video Tutorials /blog/archive/2017-06-02-perch-video-tutorials /blog/archive/2017-06-02-perch-video-tutorials We provide extensive, free video tutorials to help you get started and master Perch.

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Fri, 02 Jun 2017 10:00:00 +0000
Perch is 8 today! /blog/archive/2017-05-31-perch-is-8-today /blog/archive/2017-05-31-perch-is-8-today We launched Perch on the 31st of May, 2009. In this post we look back at how little Perch grew up.

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Wed, 31 May 2017 07:51:00 +0000
Perch CMS Shortcodes /blog/archive/2017-05-03-perch-cms-shortcodes /blog/archive/2017-05-03-perch-cms-shortcodes We added a shortcodes system into Perch and Runway 3 to help better integrate Editor toolbars with the Assets system. In doing so we created a whole new way to add your own functionality to Perch. This post explains the thinking behind it.

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Wed, 03 May 2017 12:45:00 +0000
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