Internally at CloudCannon, we use G Suite to manage all of our emails. This allows us to work together on products like Google Drive and Google Meet. When a new member joins our team, they need to access all of the relevant documentation. Some of our internal documentation is as you’d expect, a Jekyll site hosted on CloudCannon. This site is only accessible to people within our organisation using Google authentication. When a staff member leaves, we disable their email and the internal documentation is restricted to them once again. This blog post will guide you through the process of adding Google Authentication to one of your CloudCannon sites.
Subdomains are a great way to separate different sections of your site. You might have your blog at blog.example.com, your docs at docs.example.com while keeping your main marketing site at example.com. Many companies use subdomains this way and it’s easy to set up in CloudCannon.
We’ve seen GitLab grow from a self hosted alternative to GitHub to an entire suite of tools to build and deploy software used by some of the largest companies in the world. GitLab support is one of our most hotly requested features for CloudCannon. Today we’re happy to announce CloudCannon now has full GitLab.com integration!
Recently we covered turning a Jekyll theme into a Gem and hosting it privately on GemFury. In this post we’re demonstrating how you can host your theme on GitHub . GitHub allow both public and private repository/theme hosting.
At CloudCannon, we’re always looking for ways to offload content management from developers and empower editors to make changes themselves. Enabling editors to build their own pages with complex elements such as slideshows, testimonials and call to actions is something we’ve wanted to support but haven’t had a good solution for.
In the past we’ve talked about our mission of bringing publishing workflows to non-technical editors. This post is an update on some interesting new CloudCannon features bringing us closer to fully realising our vision.
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