Blog
January 12, 2018
Designing Great Experiences for Your Audience and Your End-Users

When it comes to delivering online content, clarity is key. Even when every aspect of a page is built with good intentions, too much of a good thing can be just that. Emily Drumm from Global Cloud illustrates common UX problems from the end user's point of view, along with some surprisingly simple solutions for streamlining both design and the management of content.

January 9, 2018
Webinar: Mura JS and Vue.js - A Love Story

Learn how to utilize Mura JS and the Vue JavaScript framework to create an interactive site that "talks" to Mura's JSON API in this free, online webinar presented by blueriver.

December 21, 2017
Docker First at MuraCon 2018 with Captain Bret Fisher

MuraCon 2018 is shaping up to be the best one yet. This year's conference, April 5-6 in Sacramento, will offer up another jam-packed roster of presenters and topics on two tracks, with a featured presentation by leading Docker authority Bret Fisher!

By Michael Evangelista
December 14, 2017
[Video] Infinite Scrolling with Mura 7 - MuraCon 2017

In the age of asynchronous single-page applications and seemingly endless content bingeing, a seamless experience is increasingly crucial when attempting to keep an audience engaged. Whether perusing headlines, researching rock bands or scrolling social feeds, every click of a link or press of a button is an added point of friction in the user’s experience. Omitting these small actions helps eliminate distraction, creating Flow in the experience. In this video, South of Shasta’s Nolan Erck provides a step-by-step walk through a fully-functional starting point for any “scroll-to-load” need in Mura.

December 12, 2017
Google Sitemaps Revisited

Of all the plugins in all the Mura instances, the Google Sitemaps plugin reigns supreme. The plugin has been around a long time, ever since Mura 5.2, and had changed little since then. Time, it seems, for a reboot.

By Grant Shepert
December 5, 2017
Mura Demystified: The JSON API, Getting Friendly with Feeds

Mura's JSON API provides a robust yet elegantly simple means for collecting, filtering and sorting content - complete with Mura's built-in permissions, pagination, and other familiar options - directly from the source, completely outside of the admin interface or other Mura UI. Grant provides some simple examples and useful resources for exploring and interacting with content feeds via the JSON API.

By Grant Shepert
November 30, 2017
What's Up, Docs? Exploring Mura 7 Documentation

Mura CMS is currently at version 7.0, with a 7.1 release on the horizon. A lot has changed since the creation of the Version 6 documentation site, and the content at docs.getmura.com has been completely revamped to reflect those changes.

By Michael Evangelista
November 16, 2017
Mura Demystified: The JSON API, Your Next Favorite Thing

The web is evolving fast towards a headless all-the-time-and-everywhere state of being, where content needs to be distributed easily and reliably to any number of known (and more often unknown) interfaces like web browsers, tablets, phones, shared-content peers and distribution networks, in a secure and easily digested format, rendered and.or unrendered. That's where we come in, via the JSON API. It's serious business.

By Grant Shepert
November 7, 2017
Introducing the Immutable Mura 7.1

Mura has been moving towards a common goal since the beginning of the 6.0 branch: Immutable Infrastructure. It's a big technical concept, and a bit intimidating when looked at from on high. The fact is, you can finally achieve it without having to greatly adapt your current routines. Mura 7.1 the kind of application that will fit in with the modern infrastructure, and reduce the barriers between where you are and what you want to achieve.

By Grant Shepert
November 2, 2017
MuraCon 2018: Save the Date!

Save the date for MuraCon 2018 — the only conference focused on helping you get the most out of the Mura Platform — April 5-6, 2018 in Sacramento, California, preceded by a one-day training course - Mura for Content Administrators - on Wednesday, April 4.