At October CMS we often see our customers use the system features in unexpected ways. The flexibility of the platform makes possible things that we have not thought of. Today we are introducing the CMS Extensibility API that allows you to extend the CMS Editor user interface with custom buttons, popups and fields. We believe you will put that feature to creative use!
Posted in Tutorials on Aug 29, 2019
In this tutorial, we will demonstrate how to create a website with pages editable in WYSIWYG mode, and blogging features. We will use the Static Pages plugin that allows creating a dynamic website structure with pages and menus manageable by non-tech savvy end-users. At the same time, the website will include dynamic blog pages, with content managed with the Blog plugin.
This post continues as the second part of the Running October on AWS series. In this article, we are going to install the web server software and October CMS on the Staging server. We will also create an Amazon Machine Image (AMI), containing the configured web server and October installation.
We are often asked by the community whether websites and applications built with October CMS can be scalable and if it’s possible to build a high-availability infrastructure running October. In this post series we will explain how to build cloud infrastructure using Amazon Web Services (AWS).
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 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.