Partner Program and Plugin Promotions

Posted in Announcements on Dec 06, 2016

Recently some members of the October CMS community were invited to join our new Partner program. This program is an effort to build a strong team of service providers who work with October allowing them to list their businesses on this website. Today we are revealing the Partners page which we hope will be a valuable resource for connecting end users with developers, designers and hosting providers from all around the world.

Third October CMS anniversary

Posted in Announcements on Sep 30, 2016

Today is October's third anniversary! So many exciting things have happened since our second birthday. The biggest milestone was the Stable Release accompanied with a complete website redesign, followed by the introduction of some new Marketplace features -- Coupon codes and Extended licenses.

Introducing Extended Licenses

Posted in Announcements on Sep 09, 2016

We are happy to announce the introduction of Extended licenses for all October plugins and themes. The main difference between an Extended and Regular license is that if you purchase an Extended license for a plugin or theme, you can use that product for an unlimited number of projects.

Advanced content marketing and analytics

Posted in Tutorials on Sep 01, 2016

In our previous posts we described how you can create a multi-language blog and how to configure October CMS for sending email campaigns. In this article, we'll summarize those topics and show you how to use October CMS as an affordable but powerful content marketing tool.

Affordable email marketing with October CMS

Posted in Tutorials on Aug 22, 2016

Email marketing can be expensive, especially if you have thousands of subscribers and send out emails on a regular basis. Pricing of existing email marketing services like MailChimp is based on the volume, either on the number of subscribers or on the number of emails per month, or both. It might leave you wondering, how we can reduce these mailing expenses?

Coupon codes for Marketplace products

Posted in Announcements on Aug 14, 2016

October has a thriving marketplace of themes and plugins. Of course, this is all thanks to amazing work or our talented authors. Today we're announcing coupon codes - a new marketing tool for our authors. This is a great tool for authors looking for ways to stir up new interest or to increase your appeal to web studios in a competitive market.

Setting up a local October CMS environment with Vagrant [configuration tutorial]

Posted in Tutorials on Aug 08, 2016

Any time we start a new project, we must make sure that our workstation meets the project's system requirements. Does it require a newer PHP version? Should we install Redis, memcached or other services? Today there are many ways of configuring your local environment. In this article we'll be installing and configuring October with Vagrant.

Building responsive multi-language website with blog and static pages using October CMS - part 2

Posted in Tutorials on Aug 01, 2016

In the first part of this tutorial we created a website with translatable navigation and content blocks. This article finishes the tutorial by extending the website with a translatable blog.

Building a responsive multi-language website with blog and static pages

Posted in Tutorials on Jul 19, 2016

The "multi-language support" item in a website specification could be a deal breaker for many small and medium sized projects. How long would it take to develop an international website with fully translatable navigation, static contents and blog posts? If you do it properly with the right tools, developing a translatable website won't take much longer than a regular website. This two part post explains how it could be done with October.

Marketplace update - automatic invoices and express payments for all users

Posted in Announcements on Jul 12, 2016

We have seen multiple issues with the Marketplace payments where users from specific countries aren't able to buy a plugin or theme. PayPal has limited support in some countries, which affects both authors and customers. Today we released an important update which goal is to improve the situation.