Integrating Google Services in your Intranet

by Stefanie Noeske on May 11, 2015

Google Services are high discussed. A lot of companies use them already and are more than satisfied while others are unsure or even against it. If you decide to use Google Services this blog shows the benefits. ...


Upload Hooks

by Daniel Rüttershoff-Unger on May 6, 2015

Today a media object not only consist of the picture or the file. In digital pictures additional meta data like the camera producer, the camera model or the photographer are saved in the exchangeable ...


Creating Sitemaps for Search Engines

by Christian Thomas on Oct 3, 2014

Web crawlers of search engines usually discover pages by following links within your site from one page to another. This approach can lead to search engines not finding

FirstSpirit <RULES> - Part 2

by Christian Thomas on Sep 30, 2014

In the first article about FirstSpirit <RULES> we described what rules or dynamic forms in FirstSpirit are and provided several useful examples on how they can help you solve common requiremen ...


Creating Search Engine Friendly URLs - Part 1

by Daniel Leinich on May 19, 2014

When putting a lot of effort into creating content for the visitors of your website, you definitely want them to actually find it. As potential buyers and other interested parties use search engines ...

FirstSpirit <RULES>!

by Christian Thomas on Feb 22, 2014

One of the great new features of FirstSpirit 5 is the possibilty to create dynamic forms. This article will help you get started with this feature and gives examples ranging from enabling/disabling ...


Connecting read-only Databases in a Multisite Scenario

by Raphael Richter on Jan 23, 2014

In FirstSpirit there are several possibilities to transfer content from one or more master projects to different so called target projects. This could be country websites that use central content ...

Offline Manifests with FirstSpirit

by Christian Thomas on Dec 13, 2013

This article shows a way to create offline manifests for your projects. Offline manifests - also called appcache or cache manifest - are a feature of HTML5 which instructs the browser on the client ...

Search Engine Optimization using Canonical Tags

by Michael Bergmann on Nov 23, 2013

Duplicate content on websites has a negative impact on the ranking in search engines like Google. But there are cases in which you simply can not avoid it due to technical needs. In this article we ...


Handling High Resolution Images with FirstSpirit

by Sebastian Glock on Sep 10, 2013

After a tremendous growth of mobile internet access in the recent years, most web projects nowadays have to cope with mobilizing their content in one or another way. There are numerous approaches of ...

Let's have a deep look inside FirstSpirit!

by Daniel Leinich on Aug 22, 2013

Equipped with experience from hundreds of projects we want to use this new Inside FirstSpirit blog to describe best practices on how to implement various requirements. Inside FirstSpirit is made for ...