Perch Blog https://grabaperch.com Blog posts Tue, 31 May 2016 09:33:00 +0000 https://grabaperch.com/products/runway en Celebrating seven years of helping you build websites https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/celebrating-seven-years-of-helping-you-build-websites https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/celebrating-seven-years-of-helping-you-build-websites We launched Perch on the 31st May 2009, which means that today is our birthday! We are celebrating seven years of helping Perchers create beautiful, fast websites and delighting their clients with an easy to use Control Panel.

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Tue, 31 May 2016 09:33:00 +0000
Promotions and discounts in Perch Shop https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/promotions-and-discounts-in-perch-shop https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/promotions-and-discounts-in-perch-shop One important tool in encouraging customers to buy from your store is the ability to create an array of promotions and special offers. While there are almost infinite ways to combine various discounts and offers, Perch Shop provides a flexible set of options to cover most requirements and to help tempt those customers in.

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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 14:05:00 +0000
Reduce cart abandonment by offering clear and accurate shipping options https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/reduce-cart-abandonment-by-offering-clear-and-accurate-shipping-options https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/reduce-cart-abandonment-by-offering-clear-and-accurate-shipping-options If customers are surprised by shipping costs they often abandon checkout. Find out how Perch Shop helps you to display shipping costs throughout the purchase process, to help customers feel in control and so less likely to abandon the purchase.

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Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:51:00 +0000
Announcing Perch Shop Assistant https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/announcing-perch-shop-assistant https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/announcing-perch-shop-assistant Shop isn’t the only thing we’re announcing today. As we launch Perch Shop, we are pre-announcing Perch Shop Assistant.

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 13:07:00 +0000
Perch Shop v1.0 https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-shop-v1-0 https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-shop-v1-0 Today we are extremely pleased to announce the launch of Perch Shop – a flexible and powerful e-commerce add-on for both Perch and Perch Runway.

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Mon, 11 Apr 2016 12:45:00 +0000
The future of PHP 5.3 support https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/the-future-of-php-5-3-support https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/the-future-of-php-5-3-support One of the great challenges in developing Perch is dealing with a vast array of different hosting environments that the software needs to run on. From a client’s old $5-a-month shared hosting account to a cutting edge cloud-provisioned virtual server, the same Perch codebase needs to run in vastly disparate conditions.

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Tue, 29 Mar 2016 07:21:00 +0000
Selling content behind a paywall using Perch https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/selling-content-behind-a-paywall-using-perch https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/selling-content-behind-a-paywall-using-perch How to secure content and sell access to it with Perch Shop and the Members App.

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 15:09:00 +0000
Perch Shop Location-based tax and VAT tools https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-shop-location-based-tax-and-vat-tools https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/perch-shop-location-based-tax-and-vat-tools Details of the ways in which Perch Shop provides tools to enable compliance with location-based tax and VAT.

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 13:16:00 +0000
Registered Developers to the rescue! https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/registered-developers-to-the-rescue https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/registered-developers-to-the-rescue How our Registered Developers are helping end clients who have found themselves in the position of not having a developer.

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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 11:24:00 +0000
Getting to Grips with Conditionals https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/getting-to-grips-with-conditionals https://grabaperch.com/blog/archive/getting-to-grips-with-conditionals The Perch template language has lots of ways to control the output based on the content being used. This can range from simple tests to see if something exists, though to doing different things depending on the iteration within a loop.

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Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:14:00 +0000