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Published on Nov 21, 2014 in Tutorials
This is an introductory video covering the basics.
Published on Oct 18, 2014 in Tutorials
This tutorial will cover using Placeholders and Content Blocks in the Static Pages plugin.
Published on Oct 5, 2014 in Tutorials
A programmers guide on adding extra fields to the RainLab.User plugin.
Published on Oct 1, 2014 in Tutorials
In this tutorial we want to show you a real world use for the Static Pages plugin. We are going to build a simple website that includes several static pages, a top menu and a sidebar menu containing categories taken from a blog. We'll be going over some tricks and ideas that are not covered in the documentation.
Published on Sep 2, 2014 in Tutorials
There have been some requests to cover some more technical topics, so in this demonstration we will be covering the effective use of Components. Note this demonstration is aimed towards developers and will cover some more technical topics that are designed to help you go out and build better websites.
Published on Aug 23, 2014 in Release Notes
Recently it was discovered that the
groupBy()method in Laravel is flawed, not at any fault of Laravel itself but because of the inability of all SQL drivers, except MySQL, from counting grouped records.
Published on Aug 3, 2014 in Tutorials
A walk through of the Translation plugin used for translating content.
Published on Jul 6, 2014 in Release Notes
Build 115 has renamed all instances of "Email" to "Mail". This will leave some harmless artifacts behind.
Published on Jun 5, 2014 in Tutorials
This screencast demonstrates in detail how to build a simple Blog and Forum website using OctoberCMS. Using Components a powerful yet simple way to build your websites. We will also use plugins that we have built that are good starting points for you to do your own development.
Published on May 16, 2014 in Tutorials
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.