October 8, 2015
Three Words for Peace of Mind: Backup, Backup, Backup

Utilizing a reliable system and getting to know Mura’s built in features will provide a stable cornerstone of operations for any creative team. Time spent explaining to clients, looking for past copies of files or data and scrambling for solutions can sap the life out of a development cycle and cause unacceptable down time in a live environment. A solid foundation and workflow are well worth having from day one.

By Michael Evangelista
September 25, 2015
Mura CMS Training: Meet the Trainer

Blue River will be hosting a complete series of Mura CMS Training sessions during the first week of November, 2015 in Sacramento, California. In this article we ask our lead trainer, Steve Withington, about his experience and insight as a Mura training provider.

September 22, 2015
Mura Plugins Boot Camp: Day 6 - Frameworks

In my previous blog posts on plugin development, I've reviewed the basic building blocks of a Mura CMS plugin. While this model is fine for building smaller plugins, there may come a time when you want to build something more substantial. In those cases, you would be well advised to look at using a development framework.

By Grant Shepert
September 10, 2015
Mura Basics: Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) Protection

One of the most common vulnerabilities in any web application is found in its html forms. Mura CMS provides a strong layer of cross-site-scripting protection for all form elements, leveraging the tag filtering methods found in Portcullis.cfc to remove any apparent HTML or other scripted code within the values submitted in a form.

By Michael Evangelista
September 4, 2015
Mura CMS Training November 2 - 6 in Sacramento

Blue River will be hosting a complete series of Mura CMS Training sessions during the first week of November, 2015 near their headquarters in Sacramento, California. Whether seeking to enhance your existing knowledge of the Mura framework, or looking for a solid start with the platform in general, there’s no better way to increase your understanding and confidence when working with Mura CMS

By Michael Evangelista
September 2, 2015
Mura CMS Takes the Lead in Monthly Bitnami Contest

Mura has taken the lead in the monthly Bitnami contest, racing to number the number one position on a surge of early September voting. With Mura CMS on Bitnami, installation and deployment of Mura CMS will be easier than ever. We need your help to secure the top spot for September! 

By Michael Evangelista
August 28, 2015
Mura Basics: Getting Help

As the Mura CMS community continues to expand and evolve, there are a growing number of ways to find out about Mura, and an increasing number of sources for useful tips, samples, ideas and instructions.For new developers, this can be both encouraging and overwhelming.

By Michael Evangelista
August 25, 2015
Mura CMS Theme Development: Customizing Folders

Explore the various ways Mura Folders are used to organize, iterate and output pages and other items, including grouping custom content types and adding functionality to specific types or subtypes of content.  

By Ronnie Duke
August 20, 2015
Mura CMS Theme Development: Mura Iterator

Use Mura's content iterator to output any folder, collection, query or feed in a looping output, while applying custom styling and html markup to the display. Mura iterators make managing content and users simpler by providing direct access to objects and their properties as well as offering a number of "helper" methods

By Ronnie Duke
August 18, 2015
Mura CMS Theme Development: The Mura Scope

Use Mura's custom variables scope, referenced simply as "$" , to retrieve the values of site settings and content attributes, inspect and react to the current user's browser session, and display Mura's content objects including forms, feeds and more. 

By Ronnie Duke

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