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SilverStripe Blog

Helping great web teams across the globe


For digital agencies, for developers, and for the open source community, SilverStripe is now based in London.

It’s been nearly nine years since SilverStripe first went open source. During that time, hundreds of thousands of sites have been built by teams that needed a powerful, flexible CMS to help them collaborate like no other.

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Today we are excited to announce… SilverStripe #codecomp


UncleCheese and I were looking over the silverstripe.org website recently when we came across the example block of framework code on our software section. Let's be honest, it's been there in this state since the community website relaunch at the end of last year.

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Our first-ever #localgov Hack ‘n Mash


Guest post from Jason Dawson of ALGIM talks about the first SilverStripe sponsored "Hack n' Mash" hackathon that was run alongside the ALGIM web & digital symposium on the 17th May 2015.

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Release Candidate 3.1.13


SilverStripe version 3.1.13 rc1 stable has been released today, you can get a copy from our downloads section. All users of 3.1.12 or below are advised to be prepared for stable release.

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SilverStripe core committers hangout #5


[VIDEO] Original broadcast on 6th of May, 2015. 

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How to run an internal hackday


Each month SilverStripe runs an internal hackday. We’ve been doing this for a while now; in the past our hackdays had an open source focus and SilverStripers were encouraged to improve modules, fix bugs and review pull requests. We recently made some changes to broaden the scope of hackdays to not only help with our open source efforts; but to also learn something or help others learn; or to “scratch an itch” (improve internal tools and processes etc). We also encourage all SilverStripers to take part in our hackdays — not just technical folks.

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SilverStripe London now open


We are very excited to announce the opening of the SilverStripe London office. Right across the road from the iconic Tower of London and in the heart of London's tech scene. We are based in International House in the Rainmaking Loft shared office space.

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Joel Edwards Joel Edwards, 5 May 2015

Blog 2.0: Bigger. Better. Bloggier.


Over the last few weeks, we've been working hard to bring you a new (and much improved) blog module. This upgrade was funded by the NZ Government Common Web Platform and open sourced for everyone to benefit from. We want to share some of the features with you.

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