Netlify 1.0 Launched, More Open Source News

PHOTO: James Sutton On Dec. 7, 2017, Netlify announced its open source Netlify CMS project had hit version 1.0, boasting a fully-redesigned UI, a new media library and identity management. Mathias Biilmann, CEO of Netlify, told CMSWire Netlify 1.0, “provides an open source alternative to the rising number of proprietary headless CMS offerings that enable how developers actually work today — in Git and increasingly decoupling the front...

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What It is and How to Get Started

We’ve all heard how important content is. But if your content strategy consists of a weekly blog post written by the intern, you’re doing it all wrong. In fact, according to the two experts who spoke exclusively to CMSWire on the subject of content modeling, the concept of content is far, far greater than the stuff you share on social media. The Definition of Content Modeling A content model...

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6 Steps to a Perfect 100/100 Google PageSpeed Insights Score

Finding that perfect balance between user experience and a fast Google PageSpeed Insights score can be quite tricky.It took us weeks of work to achieve our perfect score of 100/100.The formula for every website will be different – there isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach.Be prepared to break your site. If you don’t, you probably aren’t trying hard enough.Here are six things we did to accomplish this.Note: All our tests were done...

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A Complete Guide to WordPress Password Security

I know I talk a lot about how it’s your responsibility to ensure that your WordPress websites are secure. (Because it is.) That said, there are instances where you have very little control over the vulnerabilities that other users introduce to the site. Specifically, I’m referring to users who don’t abide by smart and safe password practices. To be fair, think about how many names, numbers, birthdays, addresses, facts, workflows, and...

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WordPress 4.1 Released, DNN Open Sources Automation Framework, More News

A final look at what's happening in the open source software world for 2017 PHOTO: Rob Bye WordPress 4.1 has arrived, and it’s a substantial update. Named after jazz musician Billy Tipton, WordPress 4.1 “Tipton” has received enhancements for site building, workflow management, coding and widgets. WordPress users can now draft and schedule website re-designs via Customizer, as well as collaborate with others using shareable preview links. Plus,...

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What Is a Headless CMS? Heres Everything You Need To Know

What you need to know about headless CMS PHOTO: Shutterstock There’s a lot of information (and misinformation) surrounding headless content management systems. The definitions circulating online are often correct, but sometimes misleading. There’s either not enough information, or it’s too technical for decision makers to grasp. To bring some clarity, CMSWire has asked the experts to find out what headless content management is, what is isn’t and...

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6 WordPress Plugins That Will Speed up Your Site

With all the hard work that you put into building your website, do you know the one thing that can kill it before it even has a chance?Speed.Loading speed is essential to your site’s success.Think about it. How long are you willing to wait for a site to load before you decide to just move onto the next one?Not long, right?Most visitors to your site are only willing to wait...

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SAVE 40% on any of the following… just use promo code NOVEMBER at checkout. WEBSITE DESIGN WORDPRESS HOSTING - includes FREE site migration & optimization The discount is a recurring discount for up to 1 year and available to new customers. The sale starts today and runs until the end of the month. ...

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How Much Does a WordPress Web Designer Cost in 2016?

For someone who’s looking for an effective website that sells, converts and offers a high ROI, the most important question you are often faced with is: How much does a web design cost? To those who know very little about website development, this might seem to be a very simple question to answer. However, in reality you will need to consider several factors that will ultimately affect the cost you will be paying for a web design service.