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Extending Netlify CMS, Part One: Custom Widgets

While Netlify CMS has enough functionality for many sites out of the box, some sites are going to need a setup geared specifically for their use case. This post is the first in a series designed to give a straightforward look at extending the CMS - starting with creating custom widgets.


Benaiah Mischenko wrote this on June 20, 2017

Pitching the JAMstack To Customers

Georges and Charles show that with Snipcart, a shopping cart that can be injected into a website with just a few lines of code.


Brian Douglas wrote this on June 13, 2017

JAMstack vs Isomorphic Server Side Rendering

The JAMstack runs against all that is Isomorphic JavaScript. It encourages the separation of code between your client and your API while leveraging the use of microservices. At the core, if your site is serving static content, it is exposing your site to fewer vulnerabilities. Sites are much more portable when not tightly coupled to a server and served from a CDN.


Brian Douglas wrote this on June 6, 2017

JAMstack conference videos

Last month we hosted the first ever JAMstack focused conference, and are happy to share the videos for those who were unable to attend.


Brian Douglas wrote this on June 1, 2017

JAMstack, Netlify CMS, and 10x-ing Smashing Magazine

Matt Biilmann and Chris Bach joined the show to talk about JAMstack, Netlify CMS, how open source drives standards, and 10x-ing the speed of Smashing Magazine.


Matt Biilmann & Chris Bach wrote this on May 31, 2017

Top Ten Static Site Generators of 2017

In this countdown, we will review the top ten static website generators of 2017 so far.


Eli Williamson wrote this on May 25, 2017

Design Series: Typography

Picking a good user interface typeface is not an easy task — here's some of our explorations and decisions for the new chapter of our app.


Rafael Conde wrote this on May 23, 2017

Accessibility on the Modern Web

Explore tips, tools, and best practices on accessibility on the modern web.


Cassandra Salisbury wrote this on May 18, 2017

Using GraphQL to manage open source repositories

GraphQL is a query language for APIs and a runtime for fulfilling those queries with your existing data. I will walk through setting up GraphQL in a React project that saves notes on interesting open source projects using Graphcool as a GraphQL backend as a service and Apollo as a front-end GrpahQL client.


Brian Douglas wrote this on May 16, 2017

Don’t let your site be slow and vulnerable.