CMS 4.9 is here and it's jam-packed!
This release is jam-packed full of exciting improvements. Better website performance out of the box? Check. Stronger CMS account management of logged-in devices? Check. A new release pattern that gives faster access to bug fixes? Check. There’s even more too!
Delivering the best user experience for SilverStripe CMS users requires ongoing research. This recently led us to conduct a discovery initiative on behalf of the CWP community.read
Focus Point is SilverStripe’s Module of the Month. It provides a solution for automatic image cropping, enabling content editors to easily set and crop imagery from a focus point, instead of the centre point of the image.
Impulse Digital are creators of this months 'Site of the Month' for their work on Fittopia.com.au. Impulse Digital developed an online lifestyle platform for Fittopia that helps fitness businesses to connect with media outlets. Read more about the project and what modules were used here.read
Announcing the launch of our brand new, completely free Resources Centre, where we've brought together years of expertise into one place. You will find a collection of downloadable content including case studies, eBooks, whitepapers and more.read
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.read
SilverStripe SEO is this months Module of the Month. Clients love to ask about SilverStripe and its Search Engine Optimisation capabilities, as it's an important factor to take into consideration before starting a new web project. Read what Simon has to say about the module.read
We are happy to announce StripeCon EU 2018, this year in Enschede, The Netherlands on the 20th-22nd of September. Join us in Enschede to meet the community, learn what is happening in the open source space or get involved and present a talk yourself!read
At our most recent SilverStripe Meetup in Wellington, the community came together to learn about upgrading to SilverStripe 4, the dos, the don'ts and the benefits of upgrading to 4. SilverStripe developers Charlie and Marco also unpacked the topic of search, of which you can view in this post.read
Influencing change in the public sector is tricky, especially when you’re trying to curb behaviour. In this post we look at just 1 of the 6 principles from our upcoming ebook on influencing for good, the principal being 'the magic of three'.read
With new privacy regulations set to go live this month for European citizens, SilverStripe is taking the necessary steps to be GDPR compliant. We explain all in this post and trust it clarifies our efforts to respect the right for individuals to control their personal data.read
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
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
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
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
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
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