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If you're here for a deep dive of Sanity, Next.js, Vercel you've come to the right place. Plus occasionally you might read the odd unhinged comment about Wordpress every now and again.

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Using cursor to improve your Sanity DX

We're a little lazy, and frankly who wouldn't be with all this AI promising to replace us within 10 years? Well let us share with you our way of automating schema generation and improving DX with cursor

February 15, 2024

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Gearing up with Sanity in 2024

A small guide on getting efficient with Sanity CMS's schemas and workflows with some top tips. Everything from efficiently managing schema to hotkeys.

January 11, 2024

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Working with Formspark & Server action in Next.js 14

Boost your web forms with Next.js 14, efficient Server Actions, and Formspark integration. Enhance form management with our practical, step-by-step guide.

January 9, 2024

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Get better at using Sanity Studio

Navigate Sanity Studio like a pro. Our guide offers simple and practical tips to enhance editing experience for the not-so-techy content editors.

January 9, 2024

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Our roundup of tools 2024

We just managed to squeeze this out by the skin of our teeth at the end of 2023. But guess what? We're still going to use 2024 as a clickbaity title, Happy New Year everybody

December 31, 2023

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Creating a chat GPT agent to generate Victorian cats

You know we've generated our fair share of cats, however, we've never generated a ChatGPT agent before to generate cats. So that's what we're talking about today

December 29, 2023

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Making your editorial experience that little bit better

Building content in a CMS shouldn't be a pain. That's why we're bringing you some primo, no-nonsense tips to make your editorial experience joyous

November 14, 2023

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100 hours in Linear: transforming chaos into clarity

Dive into our 100-hour journey with Linear, the project management tool that's turned us into productivity ninjas at Roboto Studio. Discover how Linear is revolutionising our project approach, from its clean-as-a-whistle interface to custom workflows.

September 7, 2023

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What we learnt updating the Roboto website V3

We know Next.js app router is catching more heat than the inside of a fresh McDonalds apple pie, but we wanted to test it out. Hear our thoughts on Next.js, Tailwind & Sanity Studio V3

July 5, 2023

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Actually using Figma dev mode - is it any good?

Ever get frustrated with Zeplin, Figma Inspect, or other dev/design tools? Dive into our 24-hour deep-dive full of hard-hitting questions and raw insights.

June 22, 2023

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The best Next.js & Sanity Image component

Think you know Sanity images in Next.js? Our guide sets the record straight—with code snippets for easy implementation. Get the definitive approach here.

June 9, 2023

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Github Action for Sanity Deployment: Simplify Your Workflow

Streamline your dev process with Github Actions for Sanity deployments. From setup to troubleshooting, our guide's got your workflow upgrades covered!

June 9, 2023

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Setting up live preview for sanity on next 13.4 using drafts mode

Pumped for Next 13.4 & Sanity? Before diving in, pump the brakes and read our essential guide. Get the lowdown to start off on the right foot.

May 23, 2023

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Choosing the right Sanity CMS Agency

Looking for a Sanity CMS agency? Explore our complete guide covering pros, cons, and red flags. (Fair warning: we're an agency, but only slightly biased!)

May 23, 2023

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The state of Chakra UI & Next 13.4

Has Chakra UI's roundtable seat been jeopardised by Next & React's shift to Server Components? Dive into our analysis to see if it still reigns supreme.

May 22, 2023

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Client focused hot takes on the state of frontend

Skip the therapist, we're airing our frontend grievances! From Tailwind to Remix, we spare no one. And you don't need a CS degree to get it—promise!

May 20, 2023

A Seamless Experience with Next 13.4 Tailwind CSS and Sanity

A Seamless Experience with Next 13.4 Tailwind CSS and Sanity

Next 13.4 meets Tailwind CSS and Sanity CMS for fully optimized web magic. Dive into our blog to see why this trio is a game-changer in dev experience.

May 18, 2023

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Sanity Scheduling: Probably the best scheduling tool we've ever used

Sanity's approach to post scheduling? A total win, in our view. Check out our breakdown of the key features that make it stand out.

May 6, 2023

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Unraveling JAMstack Jargon: A Guide to Technical Terms

Step into JAMstack's magical realm with our no-nonsense guide. Decode 'headless,' 'composable,' and more—unwrap the secrets of modern web dev today

April 26, 2023

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Who Needs a Head? Headless CMS and the Race for Content Velocity

Unlock content speed and teamwork with a headless CMS. Learn how structured content transforms your creation process. A game-changing guide inside.

March 15, 2023

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Headless CMS Hot Takes

Get ready for some no-holds-barred opinions on today's headless CMS landscape. We're cutting through the hype, one review at a time.

March 2, 2023

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Why Next.js keeps talking about Hydration issues

Why Next.js keeps talking about Hydration issues - we've probably got the fix for you. It's probably Next/Link.

February 28, 2023

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Using Sanity and Chat GPT to improve SEO

Looking at tightening up your SEO and pumping out content like a champ. We go over a variety of tips and tricks to improve your content velocity and improve your SERP.

February 25, 2023

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5 things we learnt by replacing all our blog posts with cats

From cosmic horrors to Victorian-dressed felines, discover how we transformed our blog's imagery to feature irresistibly fluffy cats. A whimsical case study.

February 25, 2023

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Sanity CMS Pricing: Which Plan is Right for You?

Choosing the right CMS price bracket? We decode Sanity's pricing to help you decide between lean & budget-friendly or splurging for extra features.

February 17, 2023

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We are Sanity Community Ambassadors

Time to celebrate and make some noise—we're Sanity Community Ambassadors! Pushing the envelope in standardisation, optimisation, and architecture.

February 17, 2023

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Clean Your GROQ

Master the art of clean Groq queries for faster, more accurate data. Get the lowdown on streamlining and optimising your queries for peak efficiency!

February 13, 2023

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Why do we always use Sanity on new sites?

We take a deep dive into schema as code, performance and why we're building all of our new projects in the exact same CMS

February 12, 2023

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What are the benefits of using a "headless" CMS?

Headless CMS: Yay or Nay? We've weighed the pros and cons to help you decide. Whether you're considering a full move or just toe-dipping, we've got the scoop.

February 12, 2023

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Getting the hang of Sanity's Parameterised Templates

Unlock Sanity's Parameterised Templates for smarter, dynamic content management. Save time, customise initial values, and elevate your content game instantly!

February 11, 2023

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11 top tips for SEO with Sanity & Next.js

Zoom through our 11 top tips to supercharge your Next.js & Sanity workflows. Grab easy wins, boost editor power, and ascend the SERP ladder step by step.

February 3, 2023

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Revolutionising Visual Content Creation with Sanity.io and OpenAI

Boost visuals with Sanity.io & OpenAI's AI images. Integrate OpenAI's API into Sanity Studio and elevate your site's UX. It's next-level tech!

January 31, 2023

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Sanity top tip: the Grandma test

Sanity schema wizard or total newbie? Our top tip on writing schema so even Grandma gets it - is a game-changer. Don't miss our must-read guide!

January 25, 2023

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Getting online in the fastest way possible

Want to get yourself online in record time, we've got just the guide for you. In our opinion it's the best way to start if you're looking at testing the waters.

January 10, 2023

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Tips and tricks for building Sanity schema efficiently

Want to build a page or craft detailed articles? Our Sanity schema tips and tricks offer the perfect starting point. A guide to upping your CMS game.

January 8, 2023

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Dynamic open graph images with Sanity & Next.js

Looking to get dynamic open graph images working with your Sanity & Next.js website? We explain the steps to create truly dynamic images for your future blogs.

January 4, 2023

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Top 10 CMS of 2023 and why we think Sanity is leading the way

Searching for 2023's best CMS? Our top 10 list cuts through the noise, guiding you to make the smartest choice for your business. A must-read guide.

January 1, 2023

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How a headless CMS can help you scale a website

Let's talk about how a headless CMS provides near-endless scaling ability, and how it achieves this through the power of "decoupling", don't worry it's not nearly as exciting as it sounds.

December 29, 2022

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Considering moving to Sanity CMS?

As 2023 nears, the burning question is: When to switch the company site to Sanity CMS? Dive in for our insightful answers on making the move.

December 28, 2022

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Ultimate guide to building your first website

The ultimate guide for your first website build, catering to all budgets. From shoestring to six-figures, we've got the solutions you need. Don't miss out.

December 23, 2022

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Why we spent a bunch of time stripping out dark mode

Here's a hot take, dark mode is meant for web apps. Also Wikipedia should feel ashamed for not adopting a Dark mode, because it burns my eyes.

December 20, 2022

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How Sanity handles your data

We go through all the security certs and accreditations that make Sanity a league of their own when it comes to data protection.

December 8, 2022

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What Sanity Studio v3 means for clients

Sanity V3 is almost here, and it's a game-changer! From build system updates to UI revamps and dark mode, we break down what really counts. Stay tuned!

November 28, 2022

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Next.js 13 what it actually means for clients

Unpacking Next.js 13 in layman's terms: get the lowdown on the new layouts RFC, the impact of next/image & next/link, and self-hosted fonts.

November 1, 2022

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We are Sanity Agency Partners 🎉

Guess what? We're Sanity Agency Partners. Learn how coupling a top-tier CMS with a high-performance frontend delivers an unparalleled web experience.

October 10, 2022

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We are Vercel experts 🎉

Long-awaited news we're thrilled to share—time to shout from rooftops, slide panflets under doors, and maybe annoy some LinkedIn folks. Big reveal inside.

October 10, 2022

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Our experiences with Sanity V3 Developers Preview

With Sanity releasing their brand new V3 Studio, we thought we'd write up a little walkthrough from our experiences.

June 20, 2022

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Website Agony Aunt

We go through a full mixed bag of questions we've recieved from enquiries, clients and everything in-between. We delve into JAMstack, Wordpress & Budget builds

April 5, 2022

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Our Next.js Oct Conference Predictions

We're going to get our "mystic meg" on and try and predict the future of the Next.js conference.

October 1, 2021

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How to transfer from Wordpress to JAMstack fast!

Migrating over to JAMstack from Wordpress with ease, using an incredible tool called Stackbit

September 30, 2021

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A very brief introduction to JAMstack

Quick-fire introduction to JAMstack, what you have to know, what perks, and ultimately, why bother?

September 8, 2021

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3 Gatsby plugins to check out

A quick-fire set of plugins that we wished we had known about earlier. Probably save you an hour or two.

August 25, 2021

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Why Figma Variant components blew our mind

The latest and greatest functionality released by Figma to help with scaling a fully functional design system

July 1, 2021

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