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Updated Chat and Support for BranchCMS

May 3, 2017 by Eric Tompkins
One of our goals with BranchCMS is to make it as easy as possible to get help while you work on your website. There is always room for improvement but one area that has proven to help is chat. Last fall we implemented Drift as a chat client in BranchCMS. While Drift is great and we would recommend them, we were finding a disconnect between our chat support conversations and email conversations. 

Integrate BranchCMS With Other Services Using the Request Object

May 3, 2017 by Eric Tompkins
Websites today rarely live in isolation. Often they are either integrating other services like a Facebook feed or Disqus comments, or they are pushing content to other services like a Customer Relation Manager (CRM). With BranchCMS you can easily send data to other websites or services using th

How BranchCMS Helps Protect Your Website Against the target=_blank Link Vulnerability

May 1, 2017 by Eric Tompkins
If you add a link to your website and you set that link to open in a new window/tab then you are opening your website up to attacks from malicious websites. We have added some new security features to protect against those attacks.

Add Campaign Subscribers One at a Time

March 9, 2017 by Eric Tompkins
Previously the only way to add new Campaign subscribers to a subscriber list was to import a CSV file. While this worked great when adding a large number of subscribers, if you had to add just a few subscribers it was a bit of a pain. You can now add subscribers one at a time to a subscriber list.

Branch Code Conversion Tool

March 9, 2017 by Eric Tompkins
We have been working on changing our template engine from Branch Code to Twig over the last few months. To make it easier for developers to update their code we built a tool that will convert Branch Code to Twig code. It's a huge time saver!

BranchCMS + Twig = A Better Template Engine

March 9, 2017 by Eric Tompkins
Since January we have been working on changing the core template engine from our proprietary Branch Code to the popular Twig engine. We are about 95% done and figured that it was time to let everyone know about it.

Bulk Download Files From the Command Line When Redesigning a Website

December 5, 2016 by Eric Tompkins
Sometimes when you are redesigning a website you don't want to copy over all of the files from the old website to the new website. Often there is a lot of content and structure changes and it's undesirable to have to deal with legacy files. However, sometimes you are copying existing content over from the old site to the new site and you want to have an easy way to retrieve only the files that you need.  Here is what we do...

Multi-Day Events Now Supported in the Calendar App

October 26, 2016 by Eric Tompkins
Multi-day events are finally here for the BranchCMS Calendar app!

New Responsive Navigation

September 16, 2016 by Eric Tompkins
We're pleased to announce that the navigation within the new interface for BranchCMS is now responsive and mobile friendly.

New Support Chat Widget

September 14, 2016 by Eric Tompkins
We just added a new way that you can contact BranchCMS support while working on your website. In the bottom right corner of your screen you will see a floating chat icon. If you click that you can start a support chat with us right away. 
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