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Why Upgrade to SilverStripe 4?

Ryan McLaren, an avid supporter of the recent upgrade to SilverStripe 4 and guest author of this post, discusses the reasons why upgrading to SS4 may be a great step for you or your company.

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Community survey results for 2017

The polls are in! Here's how you and the rest of the SilverStripe community responded to our 2017 survey.

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Video: StripeCon NZ 2017 - Sam Minnée - Stripe to the Future

'Where we've come from, where we are and where we're going,' Sam Minnée looks at SilverStripe's journey and how we start fast and stay fast.

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10 tools for marketers to try in 2018

Everyone's got their favourite tools for getting the job done. SilverStripe Product Marketer, Andrew Underwood, lists 10 of his favourite tools for marketers to try this year. 

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Module of the Month: Never go out of style

Making a new style guide for each project can be a real chore, especially if you just want to dive in and get started. In this 'Module of the Month', Simon looks at how we can make this task much simpler.

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Escaping in HTML - the Shielded Site badge

An amazing new module has been created for the Women's Refuge New Zealand that could make a big difference to a lot of lives. Read about how you can help with just a minor website change.

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Site of the Month: Bullet Brands

January's 'Site of the Month’ was built by Toast, a SilverStripe Professional Partner based in Auckland, New Zealand. Check out Toast’s incredible work and see what modules they leveraged to complete the build.

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Why Upgrade to SilverStripe 4?

Ryan McLaren, an avid supporter of the recent upgrade to SilverStripe 4 and guest author of this post, discusses the reasons why upgrading to SS4 may be a great step for you or your company.

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How I was lucky enough to get a job at SilverStripe

Daniel Ralphs shares his experiences of becoming a marketing intern here at SilverStripe, and recollects the highlights of his three months with us and his journey to becoming a SilverStriper.

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What a year it has been

For our last post of 2017, we wanted to thank the community for yet another incredible year for SilverStripe. We take a look at some of our achievements in 2017 and what you should know about our availability over the holiday period. 

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Chaotic or Lawful - What does your documentation say about you?

There are different types of developers each with their own habits and processes. In this blog, Danae Miller-Clendon, a web developer from Toast, classifies the types of developers and their methodologies to documentation. Read more to find out which classification you fit into.

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Terms - the lost art of understanding

The purpose of terminology is to ease conversation and clarify understanding, but can often have the opposite effect. In this blog post, Chris Joe discusses why more thought should be put into the use of terms to increase understanding and reduce exclusion.

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A Partner's View: Why We Use SilverStripe

SilverStripe is the CMS of choice for a large number of different users. In this guest post, Séalan Cronin outlines why SilverStripe is the CMS that Made Media chooses to use, and what makes it so user-friendly.

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StripeCon New Zealand 2017 - A recap

At the end of last month we put on the first StripeCon New Zealand event. It had the social fabric of a meetup, but the variety of talks and diversity of an international conference. In this blog post Aaron Carlino recaps StripeCon and what made it a success.

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Agile Accounts - a successful Agile adoption

The SilverStripe Accounts Team took the leap to become Agile two and a half years ago. While the team may have changed since then, the Agile processes are still going strong. Here we outline how Agile works within the Accounts Team and the positive effect it has had.

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Driving government digital innovation across the ditch

The recent Driving Digital event in Canberra presented a great opportunity to get involved with other New Zealand tech companies and hear from the CDOs in the Australian federal government. SilverStripe attended this event and outlined some key insights about the future of New Zealand tech in Australia.

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Site of the Month: NRG Systems

November's 'Site of the Month' goes to NRG Systems. This interactive and highly informative website was created by SilverStripe Professional Partner Bluehouse Group. In this post we outline their processes to get this site off the ground and the success it has brought to NRG Systems.

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SilverStripe welcomes Voyage as a Professional Partner

We welcome the Christchurch based digital agency Voyage to the SilverStripe Partner Network. Voyage excels in taking digital products and ideas, and communicating them through stunning website experiences. We sit down with Voyage to hear more about their story and work.

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Module of the Month: This is not the module you’re looking for

In this 'Module of the Month', we look at an issue that is a little more important than modules. Let's leverage the capabilities and inputs of our entire team's ideas, opinions and approaches to solving complex problems.

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4 social media lessons from NZ Police

The New Zealand Police have some great advice on the use of social media in marketing. Here's what they had to say about how they best connect to their audience, as well as shedding light on the future of social media in emergency services.

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Our 2017 Community Survey: Tell us how we’re doing

Here at SilverStripe we want to get to know the open source community better! Now's your opportunity to give us an idea about what drives the open source community and win some great prizes while you're at it.

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StripeCon New Zealand: Update and Speaker Spotlight Pt 2

In a couple of weeks the SilverStripe community will be coming together to learn, network and celebrate the release of SilverStripe 4. In this update we cover the remaining speaker spotlights and provide details for the StripeCon NZ livestream.

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