Using NextJS with CrafterCMS 3.1

Next.js is a React JavaScript framework that enables you to develop fast, user-friendly applications by combining server-side rendering with statically created pages. Some reasons for using Next.js include speed, performance, and scalability. Th

ATO 2021: Accelerating Website and App Development with a Git-based Headless CMS

Headless CMSs have increased developer productivity by providing an API-first platform for quickly building not just websites, but also all other types of multi-channel digital experiences such as native mobile apps, e-commerce front-ends, AR/VR expe

ApacheCon 2021: Extending Headless CMS APIs with Groovy

Typical headless content management system (CMS) platforms provide a fixed set of content APIs for building software applications across a variety of digital channels, ranging from websites to mobile apps to IoT devices and everything in between. The

Tailwind CSS Review: First Impressions of Tailwind and Next.js

As customers increasingly demand more visually appealing designs, enterprises rely on new technologies, libraries, and frameworks to meet these demands. With that, they can develop better branding, have higher customer engagement, and develop feature

15 AWS Services Web Developers Should Know

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the go-to cloud infrastructure for most businesses today. With the scalability and adaptability it provides, everyone from startups to midsize organizations and large enterprises relies on AWS’ security and reliability fo

What is Material UI

With customers looking for more aesthetically pleasing designs, the world is witnessing several advancements in frontend design frameworks, libraries, and tools to deliver these designs. These technologies have helped companies improve customer engag

What Is JSON Web Token (JWT)?

A web token is a secure format for exchanging and transmitting sensitive data between two nodes or parties in a self-contained block. Amongst its numerous use cases, they are particularly known for strengthening authentication processes within and be

Integrating Okta with SAML2 to Crafter Engine

Today, within a modern cloud-based application, there are many cases where application end users want to use Single Sign-on (SSO). In which case, users log in to an Identity Provider for identifying, then use this information to authenticate to many services without the need to re-enter credentials information. In this tutorial, we demonstrate such an authentication method by using Okta with SAML2 for Crafter-powered end user software applications such as websites, portals, mobile apps and more.

Using Macros to Structure Asset Folders in Crafter CMS

Static assets are media (images, videos, etc.) or any document/binary files which are used in your site. A Crafter CMS site stores all assets under `/static-assets` directory of Studio.  If your site is growing, there is a chance that you and your team will need to upload and manage a huge number of assets. Without a well-designed directory structure, this may lead to authoring usability and performance issues. In this tutorial, we introduce how to use a macro to structure static assets directory. This will help authors upload files to designated folders or even select which folder to upload to without the need of understanding the below form control.

Building a Plugin to Embed Tweets in Crafter Studio's Rich Text Editor

Crafter Studio supports Rich Text Editing via TinyMCE by default. TinyMCE is one of the most powerful WYSIWYG editors. This Rich Text Editor (RTE) enables users to input different types of content such as text, images, videos, and so on to Crafter Studio. We can also extend TinyMCE with plugins. In this article, we will build an RTE plugin for TinyMCE that enables authors to easily embed Tweets to site pages. This plugin uses Tweet ID as the only input required to render Embed Tweets either by inserting static HTML or dynamically at runtime.