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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Posted in Announcements on Jul 02, 2016
Today is a long-awaited date for all of us, October has finally reached a stable release! Over the past two and a half years October has become a go-to platform for many developers and clients. It has been installed more than 100 thousand times, there are thousands of active users and these numbers grow steadily every day.