Posts in the Perch category
Working with Perch
17 July 2018 by
I love working with Perch CMS and it's a very flexible and powerful system. Here's my Perch workflow and a few of my favourite things about working with it.
Perch Dashboard Links Widget
17 May 2018 by
I've been working on a Perch Dashboard Links widget. I wrote a Google Analytics widget a while back but haven't followed that up. So, I thought it was time to relearn a few things about Perch widgets.
A custom Help page for Perch CMS
26 October 2017 by
There are several ways to add Help text to Perch CMS page templates and regions. But, did you know, it's also possible to add a custom Help page for your users? Yes, there's a Setting for that!
Did you know you can customise the Perch Admin user interface?
06 April 2017 by
Perch CMS provides the ability for you to make simple changes to the Admin interface (Admin UI). I've used it in the past to make the 'help' lines a little bigger, under input fields, for a specific customer. Here's what I've done recently to customise the Admin UI in Perch 3.
How to edit forms in Perch CMS
07 December 2016 by
How can I enable a client to edit form fields via the admin area of Perch CMS? Here's one way of doing that.
Managing content items with Perch Blocks and Collections
09 November 2016 by
One of the best features in Perch CMS is Perch Blocks which enables website editors to choose specific content types for any area of their site. Together with Collections in Perch Runway, this is an incredibly powerful method of content management that is easy to implement. And, after all, isn't that what a content management system is (should be) all about?
Using Perch layouts and managing SVG assets with Perch
11 September 2016 by
It's possible to use Perch layouts to manage the SVG files on your site. Here's how I do that.
Why I started Perchology
11 August 2016 by
I have a new project called Perchology which is an email newsletter with links and resources about Perch CMS. Here's a little background and why I started the project.
Live preview, SimpleMDE editor and Perch CMS
13 July 2016 by
I've been trying out SimpleMDE, which is a simple Markdown editor, in one of my local development Perch CMS sites. It doesn't have image uploading but it does have a side-by-side live preview mode that I was keen to try.
Page numbers in page titles and meta descriptions
27 June 2016 by
I want to output page numbers (and a separator character) in the page code for paginated pages on this site. Here's how I do that.