As spring came to Berlin and green areas around the city turned into impromptu tanning parlors, the Contentful team decided to go along with the playful spirit and spend a day hacking around & bringing our personal ideas to life. The only rule we set for a hackathon was that everybody had to show something at the end of the day.
Plain text no more! Today, we roll out support for markdown syntax, which should come handy whenever your editors feel like they need to add a dash of extra emphasis to the text or simply want to list items in a bullet list. This and a number of other formatting options are now available in our text editor.
If you are working on the app that is meant to disrupt NYC real estate market, sell some handmade jewelry on Etsy or simply publish a book of Aunt Molly's recipes online, the chances are you will need to use lists to organize your data. To enable lists in your editor interface, follow this simple trick…
Say hello to organizations on Contentful platform. If you used GitHub, PivotalTracker or Trello before, you will immediately recognize this feature. Organizations help you manage users, Spaces and subscription options under the same roof. This comes very handy when you work on multiple projects with the same team, for example, by allowing you to pre-define team member roles for multiple Spaces, and helps you smoothly collaborate with multiple customers by maintaining multiple teams and receiving separate invoices for them.
This post runs through the current Content Management environment and how Contentful is working to provide an alternative to the existing page-centric CMS'.