Skip to main content

This site requires you to update your browser. Your browsing experience maybe affected by not having the most up to date version.

Featured

CWP 2.0 major release and upgrading

Last month the first major version release was made for CWP since its inception in 2013. CWP 2.0 marks a huge milestone for the platform and allows CWP customers to now upgrade their sites to be compatible with SilverStripe 4. Here is a technical overview of the release.

Posted in Developers

Tagged CWP, release

Dylan  Wagstaff

by Dylan Wagstaff

Posted 13 June 2018

Read post

Module of the Month: Colouring outside the lines

Style and brand the CMS with the SilverStripe CMS Theme Module. This 'Module of the Month' makes it easy to change the look and feel of the CMS to match your client or agencies branding.

 read

Site of the Month: Camden Council

Camden Council is May's 'Site of the Month'. Built by Solutions Outsourced, it is an innovative, accessible, visually engaging design built to ease pressure on the Council's call centre. 

 read

Tame the Content Beast Part 5: This is for everyone

In the final part of our Tame the Content Beast series, we highlight a crucial step in crafting your web content, accessibility. Our simple checklist will help you ensure your content is accessible to everyone. 

 read

5 top tips for using Sketch

Discover how the design team at SilverStripe uses Sketch, as we break down our top 5 tips for streamlining your digital design workflow.

 read

The enduring value of unit tests

SilverStripe developer Jess Champion recently presented a talk at Decompress 2018. She summarises her talk on unit testing and answers the question, why do we do automated testing?

 read

When do you stop starting again?

Is it the 'latest and greatest' or the 'old is gold' proverb that holds true when it comes to new vs legacy technologies? Stevie Mayhew doesn't think they have to be mutually exclusive, or does he?

 read

Tame the Content Beast Part 4: Constant feedback

There's nothing worse than writing a long piece of content just to realise it doesn't resonate with the audience and tanks in search. Constant feedback is crucial for avoiding this and ensuring your content remains on target.

 read

Video: StripeCon NZ 2017 - Aaron Carlino

The rise of the Headless CMS is now becoming realised for the SilverStripe community, with early adoption projects beginning to surface. In this talk from StripeCon NZ 2017, Aaron Carlino (Uncle Cheese) discusses and demos Headless SilverStripe by building a modern, API-driven application in SilverStripe 4.

 read

The Art of Archiving

Posted in UX/Design

Tagged UX/Design, CMS, archive

Jared Lee

by Jared Lee

Posted 17 April 2018

Have you ever archived or deleted a page and then instantly thought, uh oh!? We certainly have, and that's why we've been working on improving the archive experience for CMS users. SilverStripe Designer Jared Lee, walks us through the ins and outs of archiving.

 read

Site of the Month: So Resi

April's 'Site of the Month' comes from SilverStripe Professional Partner Positive Technology. This site offers a clean, feature rich, responsive user experience and is well directed towards its target audience.

 read

Module of the Month: Let's go somewhere else

RedirectorPages can leave your SiteTree cluttered and difficult to use. This 'Module of the Month' alleviates the need for RedirectorPages, making it easier for CMS users to create redirects and navigate the SiteTree.

 read

Tame the Content Beast Part 3: Being ruthless

Posted in Marketers

Tagged marketers

Claire Hodds

by Claire Hodds

Posted 5 April 2018

Be ruthless when creating your content. People want immediate information, simple answers and relevant insight from your content. Here’s how you can be ruthless with content and how to only put your best foot forward.

 read

Marketing and Agile: Practical advice for becoming an Agile marketer

You already know how marketers can embrace Agile processes and methodologies, here's how to get started as an Agile marketer, increase outputs and deliver results.

 read

Product UX update

There is a team behind the scenes that continues to push for greater user experiences across the SilverStripe sites. Read what they have been working on and learn about some of their favourite tools for creating high quality user experiences.

 read

Video: StripeCon NZ 2017 - Danäe Miller-Clendon

What may seem like trivial decisions can actually be some of the most important when creating modules. Not just the modules themselves, but the structure and language used, all affect how your brand is interpreted by your audience.

 read

Accessibility is better for everyone

Making the web accessible to all should be top of mind when building a new site. Here are some key considerations to think about when taking on a new project, and some of the reasons why you should care about web accessibility.

 read

Let's get Agile - HR style

Posted in Agile, Company

Tagged agile, company

Vic Roper

by Vic Roper

Posted 27 March 2018

Although quite a new concept, SilverStripe has been quick to get onboard with Agile in HR. Here are some reasons why Agile HR could be a great step for your business, and some of the successes SilverStripe has had with it.

 read

SilverStripe vs WordPress - An agency perspective

As a web agency, it's important to help your clients understand the pros and cons for any technology choice. We sat down with the team at Devmac to talk about how they navigate conversations when it comes to deciding on SilverStripe vs WordPress.

 read

Marketing and Agile: Helping marketers keep up

Agile isn't just for development teams! More marketing teams are becoming advocates for Agile processes as they realise the positive impact it has on their workflows. Here are the reasons why Agile is valuable for marketing teams.

 read

Tame the Content Beast Part 2: Data driven decision making

Posted in Marketers

Tagged marketers, Data

Claire Hodds

by Claire Hodds

Posted 20 March 2018

Using data to inform decisions is the crucial next step in taming the content beast. In part 2 of this series, we look at how our trusted ally Google Analytics and some other useful tools can aid us on our content creation journey.

 read

Infrastructure on auto-pilot

Upgrading on SilverStripe platform just got a whole lot simpler. We're releasing Auto-upgrading, which means a load of new benefits and automations for our Platform customers. There are now more reasons than ever to join SilverStripe Platform. 

 read

Like what you have read?

Sign up for our weekly blog digest sent to your inbox.

Subscribe