Expressionengine

Below are all episodes tagged with the keyword “Expressionengine.”

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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Securing Site Content

Oct 20, 2016 @ 11AM MT

Web expert Rachel Andrew joins the show to explain the what, why and how of secure site content. We each share real-world client examples, including login-protected member portals and ecommerce builds. Rachel specifically details how Perch CMS supports subscription-based content…

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Performance Optimization:…

Aug 25, 2016 @ 11AM MT

Lea and Emily discuss real-world client sites they've optimized for better performance, speed and stability! One involved fixing an emergency situation and another was a thoughtful long-overdue rebuild. We discuss ways we isolated issues in EE as well as front-end, how we navigated…

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Landing Pages & CMS Workflows

Jul 14, 2016 @ 11AM MT

Special guest Shawn Maida returns to the show to discuss landing pages: both how his company Visual Chefs uses landing pages for their marketing and how they build landing pages for clients. We run the gamut of different types of landing pages, as well as different client goals.…

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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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Large EE Sites, Revisited,

Feb 25, 2016 @ 11AM MT

EE expert Travis Smith returns to the show to revisit a topic from our EE Podcast days: large ExpressionEngine sites! Travis shares his updated statistics about the largest EE sites on the web today, as well as the factors that make a site large. We discuss how these statistics…

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CartThrob for EE Ecommerce

Nov 19, 2015 @ 11AM MT

Matt Weinberg returns to the show to discuss Vector Media Group’s recent acquisition of CartThrob, the ExpressionEngine ecommerce add-on. Not only do we dive into the technical aspects of ecommerce in an EE landscape, we talk about challenges regarding acquiring a product logistically,…

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