In Flow: The Mura Blog

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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
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
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
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.

Mura Demystified: Mastering Flow in Your Work

Every task follows a path from initiation through to completion. The speed, ease, and enjoyability we experience in completing a task are often dependent upon the challenges we face along the way. Every task is different, so even the subtlest of differences can require unique solutions.

By Grant Shepert
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.

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
[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
[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."

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.