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    What changes to the SPF record are required to send emails via stServer?

    The standard email gateway for sending emails is Amazon Simple Email Service

    If your domain has configured an SPF record you will need to include the domain

    For example:- 

    "v=spf1 -all"


    by:Nigel Leck - 3 Apr 2018
    How to call ReST services from Excel?


    All the data from a stSoftware server can be fetched via the standard ReST API, all the standard ACLs and validation rules are applied whether the data is access via the standard screens or via the ReST API

    by:Nigel Leck - 16 Aug 2017
    Progressive Web Apps: Best of both worlds

    Progressive Web Apps (PWA) offer faster, leaner cross platform (iOS/Android) app development with the look&feel of a native app but with the maintainability of a web site. PWA templates have been integrated into our CMS. PWA are a game changer for old native app development with it's lean low cost development life cycle, automatic security updates and rapid design tools. The user experience is smooth & consistent with offline access.

    Android L&F

    by:Nigel Leck - 28 Jun 2016
    Progressive Web Apps have been integrated into to CMS

    The CMS has now integrated support for Progressive Web Apps ( PWA)

    PWAs are reliable, fast, and engaging. They can be accessed when the user is offline or on unrelaible networks.


    by:Nigel Leck - 23 Jun 2016
    How are user timezones detected?

    The user's timezone can't be detected by a ReST call itself.

    The client's public IP addresses we can be used in combination with ReST service to find a rough location.

    When a client logs into the system, the client's timezone is passed as a parameter in the ReST call /v1/auth/login/{username}.

    ReST auth login

    The web pages that use the library jstz to detect the timezone and then does log-in via ReST. We remember the user's timezone in the database session record.

    Sample Application

    by:Nigel Leck - 11 Jun 2016
    How to install spell checker


    To enable spell checker, the package 'aspell' needs to be installed on the server side. TinyMCE calls a web service 'v1/spell' to check spelling and store words in the user's dictionary.

    by:Nigel Leck - 10 May 2016
    All stSoftware's web services are published with interactive documentation.

    All stSoftware's web services are published using Swagger which gives interactive documentation, client SDK generation and discoverability.

    Below are all the standard RESTful web services and how to use them. 

    by:Nigel Leck - 30 Mar 2016
    How to set up Google Analytics tracking

    To set up Google Analytics tracking of your web site.

    • Log into you Google Analytics account.
    • Create a new Tracking ID
    • Switch to the SEO tab in the web site and enter the Tracking ID
    • All standard templates will automatically create the Google tracking script when a tracking ID is entered and not in design mode.


    Create a tracking ID

    List of tracking IDs


    Page template


    by:Nigel Leck - 29 Oct 2015
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