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CWP 2.0 major release and upgrading

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.

Posted in Developers

Tagged CWP, release

Dylan  Wagstaff

by Dylan Wagstaff

Posted 13 June 2018

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Update on SilverStripe 5.x

Earlier this year the SilverStripe 3.x release line changed phases and the 5.x release is getting closer, so we thought it was time to give you all an update on where we’re at.

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Module of the Month: Break out the SilverWare

September's Module of the Month is SilverWare, a component framework for SilverStripe 4 which allows you to build entire page templates and layouts from components that are configurable, extensible, and reusable.

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Update: StripeCon EU 2018

As we get ready for StripeCon EU 2018, we've got a fantastic group of community supporters joining us in Enschede. This update covers everything you need to know about our speakers and sponsors. We're looking forward to seeing you there!

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SilverStripe 3.7.1 and 4.2.0 are out

Proudly announcing new minor releases for the SilverStripe 3.x and 4.x release lines, including a few performance and security related changes which you should consider when upgrading. 

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Introducing a new approach to deployments

Introducing an exciting new feature to the deployment dashboard for SilverStripe Platform and the Common Web Platform, allowing customisation in how you build the code you deploy to your site.

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Team Collaboration Discovery for CWP

Posted in UX/Design, Developers

Tagged CWP

Paul Clarke

by Paul Clarke

Posted 12 July 2018

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.

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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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CWP 2.0 major release and upgrading

Posted in Developers

Tagged CWP, release

Dylan  Wagstaff

by Dylan Wagstaff

Posted 13 June 2018

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.

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Module of the Month: SEO improvements

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.

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StripeCon EU 2018: See you in Enschede!

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! 

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The intersection between art and technology

Many developers are also artists as they too are creators and doers. SilverStripe developer and artist, Juliet Brown, expands on her talk about the intersection of art and technology from the 2018 Decompress conference in Melbourne.

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A win for privacy: Getting ready for GDPR

Posted in Open Source, Developers, Company

Tagged privacy, GDPR, compliance

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Ingo Schommer

by Ingo Schommer and Kamala Hamilton-Brown

Posted 15 May 2018

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.

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Module of the Month: Colouring outside the lines

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.

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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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The enduring value of unit tests

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?

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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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