Use fewer design customisations

Use fewer design customisations

By Ladoo posted on 26 Jun 2012

Matrix Design and Design Customisations offer a great degree of flexibility in how an HTML design can be created and modified. They are so powerful in fact, they tend to be overused and can become real roadblocks for productivity when best practices for using Designs are not followed.

Sharing content

Sharing content

By Ladoo posted on 29 Apr 2012

An examination of the pros and cons of different sharing techniques within Squiz Matrix.

Search

Search

By Ladoo posted on 23 Feb 2012

Most content management systems only offer basic search functionality, and Matrix is no exception.

Hiding web paths

Hiding web paths

By Ladoo posted on 24 Jan 2012

If you have a group of assets that only exist for the purpose of appearing in a list, you ideally don't want these assets to be accessible to the public at all.

Output content to a file

Output content to a file

By Ladoo posted on 17 Nov 2011

As well as HTML and text, Matrix can be configured to directly output XML, iCal, RTF and even Word and Excel documents, so that users can directly download and work with these files.

Website Optimisation

Website Optimisation

By Ladoo posted on 08 Nov 2011

Improve your user experience and search ranking by optimising your website within Squiz Matrix.

Build your own search

Build your own search

By Ladoo posted on 20 Oct 2011

You can create your own personal Search Page to assist with locating and editing the content you look after. This can be especially helpful in larger systems where quick search becomes less accurate.

myMatrix

myMatrix

By Ladoo posted on 13 Oct 2011

A powerful browser extension for MySource / Squiz Matrix authors and developers.

Other users running Matrix

Other users running Matrix

By Matrix Secrets posted on 11 Oct 2011

Using some targeted Google queries, it's possible to estimate how many installations of MySource / Squiz Matrix there are out there.

Comment all you want

Comment all you want

By Liam Coltman posted on 08 Sep 2011

Using a combination of an Asset Builder and an Asset Listing in Mysource Matrix can allow you to create a comment area in your website and can be used for blogs.

Matrix PHP API - Creating Standard Page Assets

Matrix PHP API - Creating Standard Page Assets

By Anton Babushkin posted on 28 Feb 2011

Using the Matrix PHP API can allow you to do more than you previously would have thought possible. This article will teach you how to create Standard Page assets as well as give you some insight into when you could utilize the PHP API in the real world.

Pretty as a picture Image Gallery

Pretty as a picture Image Gallery

By Liam Coltman posted on 13 Nov 2010

Image Galleries can help to add a bit of colour to your website. With a little bit of tinkering you can make an image gallery that will rival the Louvre

News delivered to your doorstep

News delivered to your doorstep

By Liam Coltman posted on 10 Sep 2010

With users becoming more and more demanding on their news and website updates RSS provides the perfect option to keep readers up to date with what is happening on your site.

Trigger happy images

Trigger happy images

By Liam Coltman posted on 23 Aug 2010

Triggers are a very powerful feature in MySource Matrix. Learn how to set up a trigger to create image varieties

Dynamic Asset Listings

Dynamic Asset Listings

By Liam Coltman posted on 14 Aug 2010

Learn how to make you asset listings dynamic so they can be reused across multiple pages on your site

More modules for all

More modules for all

By Nathan Cram posted on 17 May 2010

Squiz made an exciting announcement for MySource Matrix... they have released all of the Squiz Supported Version modules in the GPL version

It's time to share...

It's time to share...

By Nathan Cram posted on 07 May 2010

Matrix Users is a brand new community site and now is the best time to have your say on what you’d like to see here

Paint Layouts

Paint Layouts

By Liam Coltman posted on 06 Mar 2010

The best way to think of a Paint Layout is a Design File for your page content.

Squiz Matrix Keyboard Shortcuts

Squiz Matrix Keyboard Shortcuts

By Nathan Cram posted on 18 May 2009

Keyboard shortcuts can save you time when working in the administration interface by helping you quickly move around the asset map.

Unfolding the Asset Map

Unfolding the Asset Map

By Nathan Cram posted on 16 May 2009

The Asset Map shows the hierarchy of the assets that comprise your website and allows you to manage them.