Content Management Systems

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Oct 08, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Craft Ecommerce

Pixel & Tonic's Luke Holder joins the show to talk ecommerce for Craft CMS. We first talk ecommerce in general, including the commonalities and challenges of all projects. We also discuss the importance of detailed discovery to not only determine the scope of ecommerce needs,…

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Aug 27, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Intermediate Perch: Runway,…

We dive deeper into Perch CMS with amillionmonkeys developer and director Phil Smith! We discuss the benefits of using Perch and what it's best suited for, his experience with Perch Runway and ecommerce with the Shop plugin, using an actual project as an example.

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Jul 16, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Intermediate Twig: Logic,…

Continuing our exploration of the Craft CMS, special guest Andrew Welch joins the show to talk about Twig, the underlying template language for Craft. Andrew dives deep into key features that developers should consider for faster, more efficient development: filters and macros.…

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Jun 18, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Diagnosing Performance…

When your client's site is crashing or slowing down, do you even know where to begin troubleshooting? Anna Brown stops by the show to explain New Relic, the tool that's helped her (and us!) identify and deal with site performance issues. We talk about tweaking the front-end and…

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May 07, 2015 @ 11AM MT

When is WordPress the…

While this show has talked about a ton of CMSs, we've mostly ignored the giant in the room: WordPress. Angie Herrera returns to the show to talk about the world's most popular blogging platform. She compares it to her other CMS experiences, and details when she believes WordPress…

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Mar 26, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Fighting CMS Spam

Spam. At best, it's annoying. At worst, it is dangerous for your site and even your server. Greg Aker joins the show to share his experiences and suggestions for fighting spam. He details solutions like Akismet, as well as custom client-side approaches. He also discusses how…

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Jan 29, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Twig Templating for Craft

We have Marion Newlevant on the show to demystify the underlying template code for Craft CMS: Twig. We compare Twig to other programming and templating languages, DRY approaches for templating in Craft, and explanations for the common functions in Twig. She also touches on common…

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Nov 13, 2014 @ 11AM MT

Build Planning for CMSs

How do you plan for your CMS project? Lea and Emily discuss the similarities and differences planning for their fave CMSs: ExpressionEngine, Craft and Statamic. We talk about what we did before, how it’s changed, how to choose between CMSs, how the client is involved, and how…

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