Released in version 8, Express is a way to build complex, relational database objects out of concrete5 attributes, and work with them using a simple, easy to understand API. Express objects relate to each other, use concrete5 attributes to store data, and should be familiar to concrete5 developers – but don't have the overhead of working with pages. If you've ever built a concrete5 website but created custom objects to power some aspect of it, consider using Express; you could save yourself a ton of time.


We've put together a video showing some of the ways that Express can make it much easier to build an attractive concrete5 website that features a lot of relational data. Check it out:

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