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April 23, 2015
Exporting and Importing Class Extensions and Extended Attributes [Video]

One of the more robust back-end enhancements in Mura CMS version 6.2 is the Export and Import Class Extensions feature set, which has automated the process of transferring Class Extensions and Extended Attributes from one Mura site to another. In this video demonstration, we take a look at the overall Class Extension management system in Mura, with a few basic examples of these features put to use.

By Michael Evangelista
April 21, 2015
Exporting and Importing Content with Mura CMS [Video]

In this 10 minute video demonstration, we explore one of the most versatile new features in Mura CMS 6.2, transferring content from one Mura site to another using the new new Export Content and Import Content options in the Mura CMS site manager.

By Michael Evangelista
April 23, 2015
Mura Plugins Boot Camp: Day Two

In Day One of this series, we took a look at the basics of a Mura CMS Plugin. In Day Two, we are going to see what's involved in getting our plugin to interact with Mura itself. This will cover the concepts of display objects, events, and custom class extensions.

By Grant Shepert
February 2, 2015
Mura CMS v6.2 preview release now available

Mura CMS 6.2 is ready to download and test - there a lots of great new features, and some significant improvements to existing features and processes.

Some highlights of 6.2 include new import/export features for content sections, new calendar UI, security improvements, and much (much!) more.

By Malcolm O'Keeffe
April 2, 2015
Importing Content in Mura 6.2

With the addition of the new Export Content and Import Content features, copying content from one Mura site to another, even a site in a separate Mura instance altogether, requires only a few quick operations inside the familiar Site Manager interface. Exported content can be imported as the child elements of any content item, allowing for versatile duplication options even within the same Mura site.

By Michael Evangelista
March 31, 2015
New Export Content feature in Mura 6.2

Among the most anticipated features in Mura CMS 6.2 are the new Export Content and Import Content options, allowing for rapid automated transfer of any Mura content from one site to another, even across separate Mura installations. 

By Michael Evangelista
April 9, 2015
Importing and Using Custom Class Extensions and Extended Attributes

With the addition of the new export and import features for extended attributes and custom class extensions in Mura 6.2, recreating or editing custom content data structures is easier than ever. Exported subtype and attribute definitions are easily imported into any other Mura site, or edited and reimported to extend existing functionality. 

By Michael Evangelista
April 14, 2015
Mura ORM Boot Camp: Day One

Mura ORM is an Object Relational Mapping tool that allows developers to quickly develop Mura-aware components (or objects, in developer-speak). In this multi-day bootcamp, we are going to examine what Mura ORM is, what you can accomplish with it, and some practical ways you can use it to speed your Mura plugin and extension development.

By Grant Shepert
April 16, 2015
Mura Plugins Boot Camp: Day One

Mura Plugins are one of the most convenient, effective ways of building custom functionality into Mura CMS. Plugins can range from the small and innocuous, such as something that creates a Bundle on a daily basis, to large applications that add complex new sets of custom functionality such as eCommerce, forums and the like.

This series will start by examining the most basic forms of plugins and build progressively towards the complex, eventually including topics like MuraORM, the remote API, Bundling, security and versioning.

By Grant Shepert
April 7, 2015
Creating and Exporting Custom Class Extensions

Mura 6.2 introduces new export and import features for class extensions and extended attributes, automating the process of duplicating and reusing custom content subtype and attribute definitions. Updates to the Class Extension interface include automated XML generation and options for downloading and uploading dynamically-generated .xml files to export and import custom content subtypes and attribute definitions.

By Michael Evangelista

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