This set of video tutorials aims to take you through the process of building the kind of website typically developed using Perch.
You will be building the site that we use in our Perch Demo. It's a brochure style site that includes a Blog and Forms functionality.
The steps you need to follow to successfully install Perch on your website.
With Perch installed, we can start to edit our first content.
Creating a Template
Create the slide area at the top of the homepage.
Required Fields and Conditionals
We use the required attribute on any Perch template tags that we want to ensure are completed by the content editor.
Create a master page from which other pages can be created.
A contact details template
Create a more complex template for the contact details on the site
If you have some content that is repeated across your site, then shared content means you do not need to enter the same content for every page.
A Google Map
Perch makes it really easy to add a Google map to your site.
A Contact Form
How you can use Perch to create this contact form.
Contact Form Error Messaging
We can use Perch forms to create clear error states for our forms.
Use a repeating region to display multiple items of content.
Use Perch Repeater tags to repeat small amounts of content.
The perch_content_custom function
Display some random testimonials on the home page.