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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

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CIO-CMO Exchange for marketing and digital leaders event 2018 recap

We recently participated in the Auckland CIO-CMO event to learn from digital leaders and marketing executives who are on the frontline of digital innovation and trends. Read the event recap from SilverStripe Account Director, Andy Rycroft. 

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Four One Zero! SilverStripe 4.1.0 is out

4.1.0 has now been released, and with it comes some of the most highly-requested features from the SilverStripe community! Take a look at all the extra functionality that comes with this release.

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Digital 5 - Leaders in Government innovation

The Digital 5 was founded in 2014, and for the first time was hosted in New Zealand this year. Kamala was one of the attendees on behalf of SilverStripe, and these are her highlights.

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Tame the Content Beast Part 1: User First

Posted in Marketers

Tagged marketers

Claire Hodds

by Claire Hodds

Posted 8 March 2018

In the first of our 'Tame the Content Beast' series we discuss why defining your user is the first step to take in the content creation process. Having a clear idea of your user and audience in mind, helps to effectively target your messaging and content.

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Product development & collaboration across public and private sectors

The public and private sectors operate very differently across a number of processes. In light of the recent Digital Nations conference, here are the key differences that Benn Crawford has noticed from working in both areas.

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Event Marketing Part 4: Pre planning your post event plan

Posted in Marketers

Tagged marketers

Nicole Williams

by Nicole Williams

Posted 6 March 2018

In the final part of this series, Nicole discusses the importance of having a post-event plan, because if you can't measure your success how do you know if attending the event was worthwhile?

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Module of the Month: One thing at a time

This week's module of the month dives into forming a better CMS user experience when creating relations, by simplifying the overall process.

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Our new forum preview: Getting the community on the same page

Great news everyone! The SilverStripe forum is back, so sign up today and join in the conversation!

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Video: StripeCon NZ 2017 - John Milmine and Paul Clarke

We continue to release our series of StripeCon New Zealand 2017 videos, this time hearing from John Milmine of DNA and Paul Clarke from SilverStripe on the topic of content blocks. 

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Event Marketing Part 3: Standing out from the crowd

Standing out from the crowd at an expo with thousands of guests is not easy, but with these tips, you'll have lots of attendees 'oooing and ahhing' at your event booth.

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What is it like being a software developer?

'What is it like being a software developer and can you explain it to me without going into too much technical detail?' is a common question for Mojmir Fendek. Hear how he approaches this particular situation as a developer.

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Google Analytics for content designers

Google Analytics isn't just for data teams. Content designers often underutilise Google Analytics when it can be a great tool for making sure content is hitting the mark, but note there are still some traps to avoid.

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Event Marketing Part 2: Don't use promo girls!

Your audience wants someone who works for your company and knows the product, so don't send promo girls, send your best! In part two of this series, Nicole explains the smartest ways to staff your booth.

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How we use Continuous Integration at SilverStripe

Continuous Integration involves regularly integrating code into a shared repository to ensure that new changes will not break the code. This post covers all you need to know about how SilverStripe uses Continuous Integration.

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Rebasing my career

'When I found out that SilverStripe was offering summer internships through Summer of Tech, I knew it had to be.' Raissa North recounts her experiences as an intern and what lead her to SilverStripe in the first place.

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Converting a SilverStripe codebase to PSR-2

In this post Steve Boyd demonstrates how to convert a SilverStripe 3.x codebase to the PSR-2 coding standard and create a git pre-commit hook to ensure that all future commits adhere to PSR-2. 

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Event Marketing Part 1: Rewarding Guests

What makes a great event? How do you create an excellent competition? What is the best way to capture leads? These questions and many more are answered in this four part series, diving deep in to the dos and don'ts of event marketing.

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Why growing in SilverStripe is easy

'If you were an insect, what would it be?' This question started off Massey Isa'ako's journey as an intern in November 2017. Since then he has come to understand what it means to be a true SilverStriper.

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Video: StripeCon NZ 2017 - Nicole Williams and Robbie Averill

We're busy prepping modules to be compatible with SilverStripe 4. Nicole Williams and Robbie Averill deliver a fun presentation from StripeCon NZ to show what sort of modular taste sensations you can expect with the SilverStripe 4 release.

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Our SilverStripe Culture (from a newbie's perspective)

Diversity and inclusion are two key values for us here at SilverStripe and which Tamara Buckland, one of our Development Managers, is highly passionate about. This is her perspective on what makes SilverStripe culture so special.

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The future of content delivery

How we produce, distribute and consume content is changing. To illustrate our thinking on the topic, our future of content delivery series in now available to download for free. If you're a marketer or CMS user, learn what is happening in the content space and what you should keep an eye out for.

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