Planet Magnolia

Magnolia-related blog posts from all over the Magnolia community.

  • Saturday, November 22, 2014

    Einfache Favoritenverwaltung mit Magnolia 5 – Produktivitäts-Kurztip

    Markus Leiter

    Favoritenverwaltung einfach gemacht

    Seit Magnolia 5 existiert die Möglichkeit unter anderem Seiten, Assets und Konfigurationseinträge welche man häufig benötigt sehr schnell wiederfinden zu können. Hierzu wurde in Version 5 neu die Favoritenverwaltung eingeführt welche an zentraler Stelle des Startbildschirms erreichbar ist.

  • Thursday, November 20, 2014

    Associate Developer Certificate

    Gavan Stockdale

    Blog post edited by Gavan Stockdale

    Getting the basics right

    It was clear; no-one liked the word 'basic'. After much discussion someone said 'it should be called Associate Developer Certificate'. Good call. That's...

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014

    Personalisierung (benutzerspezifischer Content) mit Magnolia

    Markus Leiter

    Ziele der Personalisierung

    Mittels Personalisierung möchte man unterschiedliche Inhalte einer Seite verschiedenen Websitebesuchern möglichst zielgerichtet anzeigen. Ein ganz simples Beispiel wäre zum Beispiel, dass man einem Besucher aus der Schweiz andere Inhalte auf der Startseite anzeigen möchte als einem Besucher aus Deutschland. Ein etwas umfangreicheres Beispiel könnte sein, dass man am 24.12. einem Besucher aus Deutschland welcher zum ersten Mal die Webseite ...

  • Friday, October 24, 2014

    Apple. Customer experience at its best.

    Andreas Weder

    While I was walking up Freie Strasse to the Apple Store in Basel, Switzerland, I lost all my confidence. What was I expecting from this, after all?

    I had just dropped my brand new iPhone 6. It smashed from my shirt’s pocket straight onto the paving. No case was protecting it. The screen cracked heavily in the upper right corner, the back shell got two dents. This was my first phone since 4 years. I ...

  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    The Incredible Editable Screenshot

    Antti Hietala

    A picture is worth a thousand words. Sadly, those words are immune to search, locked away in a binary prison.

  • Customer Care in Focus

    Antti Hietala

    This post is about a customer care effort we did at Magnolia this summer. We resolved a ticket log jam and normalized resource allocation so we can start 5.4 development.

    In August we realized that the number of new customer support tickets was increasing rapidly:

    • June: 16 tickets
    • July: 21 tickets
    • August: 37 tickets

    JIRA confirmed the trend. The red plot of new tickets was catching up with the green plot that represents the rate we close ...

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    Guest post: How to create a newsletter template your marketing team will love

    Jan Haderka

    Today, I'd like to introduce you to a colleague of mine: Tomas. Tomas works with Magnolia's mar...

  • Tuesday, October 14, 2014

  • Friday, October 10, 2014

    Recipe Cards in Technical Documentation

    Antti Hietala

    The ISTC Communicator magazine ran a photo competition with the theme “technical communication”. I won the competition with a picture of…

  • Tuesday, October 7, 2014

    Google Analytics Visualization Demo

    Christopher Zimmermann

    The Magnolia Services team recently delivered a proof-of-concept demonstrating how to pull time-series data from a REST service and render it in a new app. When we saw it we knew we had to share it with you.

    We have google analytics tracking tags installed on our demo installation running at The data generated from this public website is being pulled from the google analytics REST service, and being displayed in two places; as a new column in the ...