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Silverstripe CMS 4.5 has arrived! Improving content editing, file management, and more

We're excited to bring you the latest minor release of Silverstripe CMS 4. Silverstripe CMS 4.5 is packed with improvements to general content editing tasks and file management, as well as lifting the accessibility of the content you create.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Module of the Month: Exit the WYSIWYG

This ‘Module of the Month’ discusses how SilverStripe CMS can be enhanced through the use of Markdown. By replacing the normal WYSIWYG editor with Markdownfield it can simplify the user experience and better ensure that modifications will not affect the structure of the page.

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