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.
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!
Describing the value in an audience is one thing, but how can marketers obtain one in the first place? If existing marketing efforts aren’t making the grade, and data stores in place now are incomplete, then where do you begin? Marketing expert Robert Rose suggests using great content marketing experiences.
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.
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.
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.
Most creative individuals — whether we’re talking about rock stars, actors, or artists — don’t start with the audience in mind. Although they deliver content that appeals to widespread audiences, the creative process often begins as a personal journey.
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.
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.
Even though Steve Jobs is gone, Apple remains a premier storyteller in tech. Not every company is ready to emulate this example, but Apple provides a shining example of how to transform product messaging into authentic conversations.
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.