Announcing Silverstripe CMS 4.7!
We’re bringing in the new year with the recently released Silverstripe CMS 4.7. This release focuses on an improved view for Content Managers to track where files are being used in your project. Highlights for Developers include PHP 8 support, the ability to trigger actions from the toast notification component, plus a wide range of house-keeping improvements and fixes.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.read
Great news everyone! The SilverStripe forum is back, so sign up today and join in the conversation!read
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.read