Static Pages - content blocks and placeholders

Posted in Tutorials on Oct 18, 2014

In the blog post Getting started with static pages we explained how to use the static pages and menus. We have added new features since that post and now it's time to talk about the Placeholders and Content Blocks.

First OctoberCMS anniversary!

Posted in Philosophy on Oct 03, 2014

Once upon a time there were two boys - Sam and Aleksey. They lived in different countries, thousands miles away from each other. They didn't know about each other, but there was something common between them - they wanted the world to be simpler. One day they met online. That's how OctoberCMS has started.

Getting started with Static Pages

Posted in Tutorials on Oct 01, 2014

Today we published the second functional part of the Static Pages plugin - the menu management. This feature allows you to define as many menus as you need, and create menu items that refer to static pages, URLs, blog categories and so on.

Mastering Components

Posted in Tutorials on Sep 02, 2014

There have been some requests to cover some more technical topics, so in this demonstration we will be covering the effective use of Components.

Pages and Menus - something for your clients!

Posted in Announcements on Aug 06, 2014

So far we have been focusing our effort on development tools. But this doesn't mean that we have forgotten about non-technical users of the platform. That's why we are building a new plugin, simply called Pages.

The Builder idea

Posted in Announcements, Philosophy on Jul 30, 2014

Today we want to tell you about the next big feature we've planned. This feature is mostly for developers, but it's difficult to underestimate its impact on developers building for clients.

OctoberCMS Theme Marketplace is Here!

Posted in Announcements on Jul 24, 2014

It's a big day for the OctoberCMS community because today we're publishing the second part of the marketplace - the themes!

Theme marketplace is coming soon!

Posted in Announcements on Jul 16, 2014

Theming is the essential part of the future OctoberCMS ecosystem. The theme marketplace was in our plans from the very beginning. Authors could have seen the Add Theme button in their Account home page for a long time. Clicking the button would show the "Coming soon" alert message. Today we are happy to announce that the theming support is really coming soon!

Raising The Bar Of Quality

Posted in Philosophy on Jul 02, 2014

Today we're publishing a guest post written by a friend of OctoberCMS, Chad Cantrell. Chad AKA ChadStrat has been developing PHP plugins and commercial products for several platforms over the years.

Markdown only for Plugin content

Posted in Announcements on Jun 25, 2014

We have removed the ability to use HTML in the plugin descriptions, reviews and all other contents provided by authors and website visitors. There are two primary reasons for this: security and styling quality.