Archive of: cms

Rebuilding the Perch UI - creating a pattern library

A post about our decision to use Fractal to build the pattern library for the Perch UI.

Rebuilding the Perch UI - not your usual redesign

I’m going to write about the process of rebuilding the UI for Perch CMS. This post introduces all the things we have to think about before we get started.

WYSIWYG Editors still suck - and we only have ourselves to blame

While we continue to let clients dictate how website content is edited, we will not see the back of the so-called WYSIWYG editor. My thoughts after reading Mark Boulton’s post on the subject.

We need to talk about content management

I returned to England on Wednesday from the wonderful Smashing Conference in Freiburg, Germany. Vitaly, Marc and the whole Smashing Magazine team did an amazing job running the first of what I hope will be many Smashing Conferences.

If all you have is a hammer...

I try and avoid discussing things on Twitter given that forming a coherent argument in 140 characters or less is almost impossible, however I was engaged in a short discussion today with @TJRLZ who couldn’t understand why this site is based on WordPress when my company develops custom [...]

Perch - a lightweight but powerful CMS for small sites

At edgeofmyseat.com we have been developing content management systems since the company began in 2001. We have developed completely custom systems, implemented third party and open source systems, moved data from one system to the other, and developed our own CMS framework that we now use for [...]