Category: Web Development

Hierarchical Menu Management with RubyOnRails

March 21, 2022 by Will

Most websites have a set of pages that need to be arranged as a tree, allowing users to drill down into more detailed pages. To manage that in the admin area, it's nice to be able to drag and drop the pages into the tree. Such a fancy feature is pretty... Read More


Adding Embeds to an ActionText Field

February 04, 2022 by Will

When a website requires a lot of custom functionality, we often reach for RubyOnRails rather than something like WordPress or SilverStripe. Rails has a lot of capability that enables us to build CMS features comparable to the best CMS systems. So when you want something unique, you don't have to... Read More


Flexible Content With SilverStripe

September 07, 2020 by Will

Introduction Part 3 in our series of posts about Flexible content covers Flexible Content in Silverstripe CMS. Silverstripe has added Flexible Content as a core supported module, called Elemental. The Elemental module provides the ability for SilverStripe users to break up a web page into smaller modular parts (or ‘blocks’) that allow... Read More


Flexible Content With Wordpress and Gutenburg

August 28, 2020 by Will

Following on from last week's Statamic Article,[/blog/flexible-content-with-statamic-cms/] let's take a look at flexbile content modeling with Wordpress[https://en-gb.wordpress.org/]. Note this is about *content. *It isn't page building in the sense of designing templates like something like BeaverBuilder or Divi does. It is for populating the content column within your page template.... Read More


Flexible Content With Statamic CMS

August 20, 2020 by Will

Flexible Content is a way of composing content using multiple, selectable, orderable field types in a content area. It's become popular with clients and content editors and is available in most modern CMS. Let's have a look at how to do it with Statamic, a modern file based CMS. Statamic... Read More


Lane Cove Music - Community Partnerships

August 11, 2020 by Emily

Partnering with the local community is something Kindleman loves to do. So building a new website for Lane Cove Music was a perfect match. With its beginnings in 1945, Lane Cove Music runs six concerts a year in the Lane Cove Mowbray Anglican Church in the heart of Lane Cove, NSW. While... Read More


Online Approvals

July 28, 2020 by Emily

Getting a panel of experts to review and provide feedback on egg labels is a key offering for the industry body - Australian Eggs. Kindleman’s ‘Two Thumbs’ online approval system was used to enable egg producers to ensure they are compliant with the Egg Labelling Guidelines. The business tool allows egg... Read More


Error Reporting - How to Tell Us It's Broken

March 17, 2020 by Emily

Troubleshooting web issues is technical but also an art as there are so many variables. To help us find and fix the issues fast, it helps us to provide the following information: URL: MOST IMPORTANT Operating system: Mac/PC Browser: IE (11/edge), Chrome, Safari, Firefox Desktop/Mobile: iPad, Phone (Apple, Android) Error Message: “502 Server Error” Excessive detail: More... Read More


File Management with Rails and Active Storage

December 04, 2018 by Will

With Rails 5 we now have ActiveStorage: built in file management with the framework. This is a fantastic adition to the framework as it standardises file management, instead of relying on 3rd party plugins. ActiveStorage adds two tables to your app that handles all the file details (active_storage_blobs) and the... Read More


What’s The Story With Website Hosting?

June 13, 2018 by Emily

What’s the story with hosting? What do I need? What do I need to know? What about my emails? What’s my domain? These are all the many questions we get asked about website hosting and domains. So let’s start at the beginning… What's a Domain name? *Web Domain Names* - These are the URLs... Read More



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