Add-ons

Below are all episodes tagged with the keyword “Add-ons.”

Do You Really Need a CMS?

Jun 22, 2017 @ 11AM MT

Does your client's site even need a CMS? Front-end developer Ben Furfie urges more designers and developers to deep-dive into a client's business before making technical decisions! We discuss what type of client has no need for a CMS, what services you provide instead and questions…

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Connecting to 3rd Party…

Jun 02, 2016 @ 11AM MT

Solspace founder and developer Mitchell Kimbrough returns to the show to discuss 3rd-party API integration. We talk about the importance of a discovery-first approach, test scripts that help you throughout the project, defining what constitutes a good API and the human aspects…

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Platform Agnostic Add-on…

Apr 21, 2016 @ 11AM MT

Platform-agnostic add-on dev. Sounds complicated, and it is. mithra62's Eric Lamb joins the show to explain his process for porting his Backup Pro add-on from one CMS to several others (and more in the future). Eric details the necessary process of abstracting the add-on to its…

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Statamic for Large-Scale…

Oct 22, 2015 @ 11AM MT

​Can you run a large-scale site using a flat-file CMS? Daniel Fowler stops by the show to make the case for Statamic, the system he uses for The University of Georgia's College of Education's site. We chat not only about the technical considerations of Statamic for a large…

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Fighting CMS Spam

Mar 26, 2015 @ 11AM MT

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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eCommerce in Statamic

May 29, 2014 @ 11AM MT

eCommerce and flat files: is it possible? With Bison for Statamic, yes! Jason Varga, creator of the ecommerce add-on, stops by the show to dispel myths about flat-file systems, while explaining what to consider from three developer perspectives: the client-facing dev implementing…

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Craft Plugins

Feb 06, 2014 @ 11AM MT

Craft CMS is a burgeoning platform with many ways to extend it. Ben Parizek stops by the show to explain how Craft became his company’s CMS of choice, how developing plugins for Craft is different and why it's a pleasure, what you need to keep in mind when developing for Craft,…

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Caching

Mar 21, 2013 @ 11AM MT

If you care about the speed of your site, you should care about caching. Aaron Waldon stops by the show to explain the different types of caching available for EE, what you should consider caching and why, and how properly cached websites can dramatically increase a visitor's…

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