There are still spots available for our GovCMS Content Administration and Site Builder training for the remainder of 2022. Don’t miss out, make sure to secure your spot, our August Content Administration training sold out quickly and September is filling up fast.
What time is it? Time to move your Drupal 7 (D7) website to Drupal 9 (D9). There are only 3 months left until D7 is retired from the GovCMS distribution. We encourage all of our D7 customers to make the move to D9 by November 2022 as soon as they can.
Our next preview window is now open until 31 August 2022 for all SaaS customers to explore how Drupal Core 9.4 changes will affect your websites.
The Digital Experience Platform (DXP) proof of concept projects are taking shape. We will host the community showcase in mid-September. If this date changes, we will let you know. You'll be able to register for the event around the end of August.
Don’t forget to save the date for our first Mega Meetup since 2019! We’re excited to finally be able to hold this event face-to-face on 9 November 2022, and would love to see as many faces there as possible. (We hear there’s going to be cake too!)
mages, videos, documents and other file types are normally added to your website as media. Previously, to delete files from your website, your agency was required to raise a Service Desk ticket. However, with the newly added 'Media File Delete' module, you can delete files/media from your website.
GovCMS have started using a new email distribution service. As an existing subscriber of the GovCMS Agency Update you have been added to this service as part of managing our communications. This service is an Australian based, Australian hosted service.
Finding the right support resources can be time consuming. To help you find the right support, we’ve put together a quick overview of the different tools and resources available.
The work on the DXP project is progressing, but taking a little longer than originally planned. At this stage we are planning to host a community showcase in September, where each of the 4 proof of concept projects will be presented. If this date changes (you all know what project timelines are like - they do change) we'll let you know.
Every month, GovCMS automatically removes stale environments (non-production environments) from the platform. This applies to both GovCMS SaaS and PaaS customers. The purpose of this is to improve the performance of GovCMS, by reducing the unnecessary cost and resources.
GovCMS offers two training courses that assist with developing your knowledge of how to use our Content Management System. We still have spots available for upcoming training courses available on our website.
Machinery of Government (MoG) changes can change the way you run your website. We’ve put together information to support you through this process. We’re here to help you plan any transition work that may be required.
Save the date! Results from the survey are in, and we will be hosting our first Mega Meetup since 2020 on 9 November 2022. We’ve heard from the community and will be taking your feedback onboard to make this event inclusive for everyone.
The clock is ticking! Only 4 months left until Drupal 7 (D7) retires from the GovCMS distribution. We urge all of the D7 community to make the move to Drupal 9 (D9) before November 2022. If you are unsure of where to start, or stuck in the development phase, please get in touch as soon as possible.
The third major release for 2022 will be the upgrade of Drupal Core from 9.3 to 9.4.
To celebrate how far we’ve come as a community we are planning to host our first in-person Mega Meet-up since 2019. We can understand things have changed since 2019, hence why we would love to know your thoughts on attending in-person events.
Recently we celebrated the 100th government agency to join GovCMS. Welcome Questacon to our community.
In 2020, we paired up with Salsa Digital to create over 20 Content Administration training videos as part of our open-source ethos. We would love to hear your feedback and find out what you would like to see more of.
GovCMS is excited to announce that our Drupal 9 SaaS customers will be able to perform their own requests to clear site content cached in the Content Delivery Network (CDN) via our new purge service.
Attention all Drupal 7 (D7) community! GovCMS D7 distribution retirement date is fast approaching. There are five months to make the switch to Drupal 9. GovCMS will no longer support the D7 distribution as of November 2022.
Welcome Kevin to the GovCMS team. Kevin is the new GovCMS Customer Service Manager and is responsible for onboarding agencies, decommissioning old sites and responding to customer service enquiries within GovCMS.