Jun 28, 2023
New capabilities in General Availability: Dynamic Pages and Redirect Manager for Uniform Canvas
Uniform is excited to announce two new releases that restore marketing control and empower business teams to build customer experiences at scale: Dynamic Pages and Redirect Manager. Using our self-service visual workspace, marketers and merchandisers can leverage Dynamic Pages and Redirect Manager’s visual editing capabilities to launch winning campaigns without relying on IT.
Learn more in our blog post here.
May 23, 2023
Updates to Mesh Connections
We’ve updated our Mesh connection layer to make it easier than ever to connect data from any source to any front-end component. Instead of having to worry about content silos or rigid connections, marketers can leverage the content and presentation that they deem is the best for the audience, combine them in their visual workspace, and accelerate the delivery of amazing web and app experiences.
- Leverage any data source in all of your front-end components. Rather than manually mapping data or creating tight connections to components, you can now add components to your Uniform setup and adapt them fast. With only a few clicks, for example, you can show the speakers at an event on a product carousel.
- No-code connections to any API. Among these connections are headless services, legacy DXPs, and single-use data sources. Without any code at all you can enhance your users’ experience with data from any REST API. This is in addition to pre-built integrations for key services with dedicated UIs.
- Edgehancers for cutting-edge performance. Edgehancers, a unique to Uniform feature, automatically push content, personalized or otherwise, to the edge of your CDN. Your audience always gets the smoothest experience at lightning speed—straight out of the box with no extra code from your developers.
May 23, 2023
Component Starter Kit
To make it even faster to build digital experiences that your customers love using Uniform, today we’ve released our Component Starter Kit: open-source and customizable components for building experiences through Uniform. It includes key elements used to build marketing and commerce sites, including hero components, CTAs, carousels, and card blocks, which you can easily add to a component-development system like Storybook.
As a result, you can effortlessly put together your ideas for internal and external testing, and then carry your concepts through to production with live content. That means no more wasted time rebuilding designs or managing data connections across platforms. Instead, you have more time to build great features and work on what matters to your audience.
To view and install the components, check out https://components.uniform.app/ today.
Feb 23, 2023
Contextual editing in Canvas
Our no-code visual editor has been completely redesigned to put what matters most right at the center: your work. With integrated, responsive live preview, you can see how your page looks instantly as you build or edit it. Combined with new layout control options, this means you can see and orchestrate exactly what your user will see.
Feb 23, 2023
Project Map in Canvas
Project Map - Bring structure to the pages you’re building for a website or app to locate you in your customer’s journey. This brings the easy page hierarchy of a legacy system to a modern composable architecture, accelerating the onboarding process and content velocity for business users. It also does this without impacting technical performance or long-term flexibility.
To learn more about how to set up contextual editing, you can check out our documentation or watch the walkthrough above.
Feb 2, 2023
New CLI command: Uniform-new
We love CLIs and we love making devs super-fast.
That’s why we’ve given added a new CLI command that will help you spin up a new Uniform project and get you working in minutes: Uniform-new.
The team that came up with the name have been given the rest of the month off to recover from their hard work. While they relax, our Senior Technical Product Manager Product Manager William Imoh will show you how you too can set up a new Uniform project and get to work in only three minutes.
Jan 26, 2023
Improved webhook creation and management interface
We love webhooks - they power so many cool things!
However, we didn’t love our old system of managing them. So, new year, new web hook management tools!These make it easier to create and manage webhooks, as well as allowing more granular control and utilities to protect against request impersonation and replay attacks.
For existing customers, your webhooks will keep working normally, but we suggest you use our migration guide to take advantage of the new, better experience. If you have any questions, please reach out to your Uniform team.
Jan 16, 2023
We’ve updated our Algolia integration
Hot off the presses, with spicy new features enabling:
- Automatic content recommendations based on Algolia’s search parameters in Algolia and the index in a CMS or commerce engine
- Creation of customized faceted search pages, adding the instant search components from Algolia, and control of visual presentation - all in the hands of business users.
And there’s more! You can read all about it in our blog post.
Oct 13, 2022
Custom roles and permissions
Healthy boundaries are important for any relationship - and Uniform is no different! That’s why we’ve added custom roles and permissions to Canvas and Context, letting you control who can read, create, edit and publish in your Uniform project, as well as technical and integration settings. These permissions can be created at the level of a composition type, giving you truly granular control over who can do what - avoiding accidents and letting teams focus on what matters to them. To learn more about how to create roles you can check our docs or watch our Product Manager William walk you through it.
Custom roles are now free for all paying customers and partners on new projects.