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SilverStripe vs WordPress - An agency perspective

As a web agency, it's important to help your clients understand the pros and cons for any technology choice. We sat down with the team at Devmac to talk about how they navigate conversations when it comes to deciding on SilverStripe vs WordPress.

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When do you stop starting again?

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?

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Video: StripeCon NZ 2017 - Aaron Carlino

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.

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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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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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SilverStripe vs WordPress - An agency perspective

As a web agency, it's important to help your clients understand the pros and cons for any technology choice. We sat down with the team at Devmac to talk about how they navigate conversations when it comes to deciding on SilverStripe vs WordPress.

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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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