Updates in the core Components features

Posted in Announcements, Tutorials on Oct 31, 2014

We recently added a couple of new features to the CMS that was required for the Static Pages plugin. After we implemented them we realized that they add a new level of flexibility to the CMS and even change the way how the components are developed and used!

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.

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.

Building a Blog and Forum

Posted in Tutorials on Jun 05, 2014

This screencast demonstrates in detail how to build a simple Blog and Forum website using components.

Building the Weather plugin

Posted in Tutorials on May 16, 2014

In this tutorial we will describe the process of building a simple Weather plugin. It demonstrates the basic principles of October extensibility. The weather information is loaded from Open Weather Map.