Adding site styles to Redactor editor in Perch
31 October 2018 by
On some Perch CMS sites, I think it's nice to have some of my site styles previewed in the editing area. Here's how I do that with Redactor editor and a custom style sheet for the Perch UI.
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!
A list of Perch CMS add-ons by third party developers
27 September 2017 by
I have been including Perch CMS add-ons by third party developers in the Perchology newsletter since it started. Yet, there's no list or "marketplace" for add-ons. For my own benefits, I've started keeping a list and I thought it would be useful to publish this. Here it is.
How to customise Redactor editor in Perch
06 June 2017 by
Adding a View Source button to Redactor editor in Perch. Customising the editor using other Redactor plugins.
How to display tags in each blog post with Perch
09 May 2017 by
A short post with the essential code to display post tags in the body of a post with Perch CMS.
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.
Learning about CSS Grid Layout
23 March 2017 by
There's an exciting new CSS layout method in the latest versions of Google Chrome, Firefox and Opera (see browser support). That's CSS Grid Layout which promises to revolutionise how we create page layouts. Here are a few links I've collected about Grid Layout.
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.