Blog
October 12, 2017
Critical Security Update for Mura CMS: Version 6.1 and Earlier

An independent researcher has found a significant security vulnerability in Mura CMS that affects all instances currently on or upgraded from core versions 6.1 and earlier.

August 16, 2017
Report Card: Mura's Platform Gets High Marks From Users

Mura CMS scored stellar rankings from G2 Crowd, a business-to-business software review site which ranks products based on feedback from actual users. Based on user rankings, Mura outperforms Sitecore, Drupal, and Adobe Experience Manager. Mura was also rated in the top 10 overall web CMS list, and was named G2's "high performer" for winter 2017.

August 2, 2017
Mura ORM and Many-to-Many Relationships

While Mura ORM does not natively support many-to-many object relationships, it can be easily simulated using a third "binding" object, and a few specific Mura "getter" functions. The concise explanations and examples in this article reveal an easy path to creating complex relationships in Mura ORM, when the built-in options for one-to-many relationships don't quite meet the need.

By Grant Shepert
July 20, 2017
[Video] Intro to Mura 7 Display Objects - MuraCon 2017

In this fast-paced MuraCon presentation, Steve Withington takes developers of all levels on a tour of Mura’s display object functionality, with a focus on new advances in version 7.  Starting with a “super-duper simple” example and advancing to a fun “emoji rain” experiment, Steve demonstrates a few easy ways to add dynamic and configurable display objects to any part of your Mura site.

By Michael Evangelista
June 27, 2017
Will You Be Automated or Will You Invent Shipwrecks?

With the advent and popularity of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and solutions based on it, there’s been a lot of discussion about which jobs will be replaced by increasingly intelligent technology. Previous jobs were eaten by the information age and gave birth to the Knowledge Worker. So what comes next? The Wisdom Worker.

June 27, 2017
[Video] The Wisdom Worker in the Digital Experience (Robert Rose) - MuraCon 2017

In this MuraCon 2017 Keynote by Robert Rose of the Content Marketing Institute, Robert shares how we can transcend "knowledge worker" status to become an infinitely more valuable "wisdom worker" by "inventing shipwrecks."

May 25, 2017
[Video] Mura FormBuilder: Onward and Upward - MuraCon 2017

Recent advancements in Mura’s FormBuilder interface have added a new layer of convenience and automation when creating web forms. With the advent of Mura ORM and Mura JS, form building in Mura is poised to make yet another leap. Veteran Mura developer Grant Shepert explores the existing functionality as well as some experimental options being developed as part of his custom SurveyBuilder module.

By Michael Evangelista
May 16, 2017
10-ish Secrets for Successful Mura CMS Development

Veteran Mura developer Grant Shepert identifies a list of top tips to keep in mind when planning your Mura projects. 
This brief tutorial covers topics such as working with class extensions, automatic configuration with config.xml.cfm, managing Mura ORM, when not to use Formbuilder, and when to stick with building your custom app as a plugin, instead of creating custom display object functionality.

By Grant Shepert
May 10, 2017
[Video] Mura Insights & Vision - MuraCon 2017

Experience the Mura roadmap with this overview of the updated UI, advanced editing and layout options, and other new developments in Mura 7. Blue River's Director of Education & Events Steve Withington and CTO Matt Levine introduce and explain the latest innovations and enhancements to the Mura platform and provide a view of cutting-edge advancements yet to come.

By Michael Evangelista
April 14, 2017
Mura ORM Boot Camp: Instantiation & Relationships

Learn how to instantiate Mura ORM objects to get them running and accessible within your code, and use relationships to connect them not only to each other, but to the Mura CMS object model as well, including common variations and options, best practices, naming conventions, plugin strategies and working code samples to jumpstart your Mura ORM development.

By Grant Shepert