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Join the Research Panel to make SilverStripe tools even better

Here's your chance to help improve SilverStripe tools to ensure they work for you. Share your experience, and try out new features before they are released into the wild.

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Document Management System module has just got better

Take a look at how we've made an existing module better. Keep track and manage your documents with our enhanced Document Management System module. 

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Agile project life cycle: how to ensure projects stay on track

The third installment of a blog series on the Agile project life cycle reveals how to manage projects successfully by empowering your team.

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Join the Research Panel to make SilverStripe tools even better

Here's your chance to help improve SilverStripe tools to ensure they work for you. Share your experience, and try out new features before they are released into the wild.

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Web accessibility: do your sites meet the Standard?

Do you know how accessible your sites are? See the Web Accessibility Standard 1.0 and some tips to help you meet the Standard.

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First CWP meetup reveals what makes or breaks an intranet

Posted in Platform

Tagged CWP, meetup

Nicole Williams

by Nicole Williams

Posted 21 June 2017

The first Common Web Platform (CWP) meetup attracted over 30 people eager to learn, revealing what trends we’ve seeing in intranets, what to watch out for when building one, and demonstrations of what NZ government agencies are doing in this space. 

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Video: What to look out for in SilverStripe 4

We are planning to have SilverStripe 4 beta release in the next few weeks. Today, let’s review what you should look out for in SilverStripe 4.

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Agile project life cycle: incorporating design into Scrum workflows

Posted in Agile

Tagged Scrum, design

Diana Hennessy

by Diana Hennessy

Posted 13 June 2017

In the second installment of a blog series on the Agile project life cycle, let's talk about how to create great web design using the Agile methodology, Scrum.

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Solving build tool woes with Laravel Mix

Setting up build tools can be frustrating. Enter Laravel Mix – with this tool, your build chain is managed almost completely for you, and you can use all the latest and greatest JS libraries and syntax with practically zero configuration.

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Speed up with SilverStripe 3.6.0 supporting PHP 7

Here at SilverStripe, we're constantly striving to improve site performance. Today's announcement looks at the 3.6.0 release with its support for PHP 7.

 

 

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Site of the Month: Hampstead Theatre

May’s ‘Site of the Month’ has been awarded to Hampstead Theatre. Built by SilverStripe Professional Partner 7dots, the simple-to-use and elegant looking website boosted traffic and increased the theatre’s online ticket sales.

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Agile project life cycle: how to price Agile projects with confidence

Posted in Agile

Tagged ebook

Diana Hennessy

by Diana Hennessy

Posted 29 May 2017

The first installment of a blog series that outlines the SilverStripe approach to the project life cycle, using Agile mindsets and practices to deal with changes and successfully deliver projects.

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Making SilverStripe modules more searchable

In today’s guest blog post, we have Nicolaas, the man behind hundreds of modules, show you how to make SilverStripe modules more searchable.

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Video: Going viral – the art of successful Agile infection

Talk video from SilverStripe Head of Channel Excellence, Diana Hennessy, on how to create a viral change to continually deliver digital revolution in your organisation.

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Construct a better development environment with Docker

Having the right development environment will save time and money, and a lot of headaches. In today's blog post, we'll show you how to set up a better development environment.

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Relaunch of the Common Web Platform website

Posted in Platform

Tagged CWP, themes

Vinh Nguyen

by Vinh Nguyen

Posted 16 May 2017

We’ve just revamped the website for the Common Web Platform (CWP), a platform as a service for NZ government sites.

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Video: SilverStripe - finalist in 2017 NZ Hi-Tech Awards

Posted in Company

Tagged award

Sam Minnée

by Sam Minnée

Posted 10 May 2017

We’re delighted to be a finalist in the New Zealand Hi-tech Awards this year, after winning Best Technology Solution for the Public Sector in 2016.

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Video call with North American partners

Video of a recent call between SilverStripe representatives and partners in North America.

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It’s our lucky seventh alpha

Another milestone has been reached. SilverStripe 4.0.0-alpha7 is out and ready for eager people to prod and sniff around.

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Site of the month: Silver Fern Farms

“Site of the month” for April is Silver Fern Farms, developed by SilverStripe Professional Partner, Web Torque. This beautiful website is packed with functionality, gaining a 30% increase in site visits in just 3 months after the launch.

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Video: Painting outside the lines with SilverStripe

Posted in Developers

Tagged meetup, video

Vinh Nguyen

by Vinh Nguyen

Posted 28 April 2017

The last talk from the recent SilverStripe meetup in Auckland was delivered by Dylan Wagstaff, Support Developer at SilverStripe.

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Good bad design

Beauty, they say, is in the eye of the beholder. When it comes to the beauty of User Experience I would say it’s more objective, but the “look” of a website can blur the lines slightly.

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