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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. 

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We're getting personal

While personalising first names in emails has become commonplace, there is a wider world of personalisation to be explored. For the final principle of the Powers of Persuasion series, we take a look at how your organisation can build trust online by personalising the user’s experience.

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Site of the Month: DIRTT

November’s Site of the Month has been been awarded to Calgary-based SilverStripe Professional Partner, Evans Hunt for DIRTT.net. The site showcases innovative solutions for interior design and construction, and boasts a beautiful visual experience.

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Module of the Month: Have I Been Pwned?

Breached passwords not only pose a threat to personal information but can give attackers the keys to your site. But how do you know if a password has been breached? SilverStripe Developer and security buff Simon Erkelens has answers in November’s Module of the Month, Have I Been Pwned?

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Trust Me

When we make decisions, we look to people we trust to decide what we should do. For the fifth principle of the Powers of Persuasion series, we take a look at how your organisation can build trust online.

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Why we’re excited about SilverStripe as a headless CMS

Finance is a highly competitive industry with a strong technology focus. In this post, Nick MacKay from Melbourne-based digital agency Spark Green tells us how companies in the finance sector can gain an advantage with headless CMS.

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SilverStripe Platform provides powerful solutions

SilverStripe delivered three new, interconnected websites for WelTec, Whitireia, and Te Auaha to help create exceptional web experiences for their students. Here's how we did it!

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Following the herd

When we're uncertain on how to behave, we look to others for guidance. For the fourth principle from our Powers of Persuasion eBook, we take a look at how you can use social proof in your communications to influence a person when they are making a decision.

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Site of the Month: Vitora

September’s Site of the Month is Vitora by the skilled team at Web Torque, a digital agency and SilverStripe Professional Partner based in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Make Your Look Matter

An essential part of the online user experience is all about how you design your site. As the third principle from our Powers of Persuasion eBook, we are looking at how the look of your site can influence the user for the better!

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The latest from the Christchurch SilverStripe community

The SilverStripe community recently met in Christchurch where we heard about GitLab continuous integration and a new module providing a step-by-step guide for users. A call was also put out for developers to collaborate on a number of modules.

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Clickbait with a Conscience

Figuring out how to use clickbait to entice and influence your audience can be tricky. This month, we are looking at the second principle from our eBook “Powers of Persuasion" – using nice clickbait.

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Auckland Meetup: GraphQL, React & SilverStripe 4

The SilverStripe community recently came together for a long overdue meetup in Auckland, and heard presentations showcasing GraphQL, React, and SilverStripe 4.

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Module of the Month: Focus on what matters

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Site of the Month: Fittopia

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.

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Introducing the SilverStripe Resources Centre

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. 

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Meeting up with the SilverStripe community

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.

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Influencing for good in the Public Sector

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'.

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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. 

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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